London Places of Interest

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

From where to find the best bacon sandwich to a pie shop that uses 19th-century recipes, we asked Londoners for their favourite cafes and...

Kenilworth Castle, Elizabeth i, tudir

We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Frequently overshadowed by its open-air older sibling, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse takes the ambience and electricity for which Globe productions are known and...

We bring you some of our favourite historic pubs in London, so you can wash the city’s history down with a good drink...

Interview with Fiona Rule, author of Streets of Sin, which charts the history of Notting Hill, from dark days to gentrification and THAT Richard Curtis film

“Let’s do it, let’s fall in love”, goes one of Cole Porter’s best-known ditties in High Society. Well, to get you in the mood...

Hop on a broomstick and head over to the Harry Potter studio tour where a world of witchcraft and wizardry awaits.   Fly a broom experience....

Angharad MoranLet’s be honest, we all like having a good old snoop around other people’s houses; whether we’re admiring furniture and ornaments we’d like...

Angharad Moran Ducking down a side road in Spitalfields, there is little to draw your attention to Dennis Severs’ House, except, perhaps, for the climbing...

Ron Toft Greenwich’s long history has been occasionally bloody, sometimes noble, often world-changing, but always fascinating. This prime stretch of London waterfront was first recorded...