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Shad Thames, London. Photo: Garry Knight

11 Of London’s Best Alternative Walking Tours

You never know what’s around the corner when you’re exploring London on these fun walking tours. Whether you’re ...

This Exhibition Tells The Fascinating Story Of Animals That Have Shaped London’s History

Take an immersive tour through London’s history, and meet the animals that have shaped it along the way. ...

Here’s Your Chance To Explore London’s Abandoned Tube Stations

TfL’s ‘Hidden London’ tours of sealed-off tube stations return next year, and tickets go on sale this Friday. The ...

You Can Ride A 1930s Tube Train Through Central London Next Month

A beautifully restored 1938 tube train is making a rare journey through central London next month. This is ...

The Last Ever Tour Of Tutankhamun’s Treasures Is Coming To London This Year

The largest collection of Tutankhamun’s treasures to travel outside of Egypt is coming to London this year. Featuring ...

Discover The Wonders Of The World Made With LEGO Bricks At This London Exhibition

Travel around the world in half a million LEGO bricks. From our very own old London Bridge to the ...

Here’s A Sneaky Peek Inside The V&A’s Gorgeous Dior Exhibition

Let’s take a look inside this new Dior exhibition then, shall we? ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ features over ...

Cecil Court in the snow

The Secret Alley Full Of Curious Old Bookshops • Cecil Court

Nicknamed Bookseller’s Row, Cecil Court is a hidden gem in the heart of central London. Packed with twenty-odd ...

Here’s What’s Hidden Away In This Colourful Corner Of Covent Garden • Neal’s Yard

Hidden inside this colourful courtyard you’ll find a micro-village full of independent restaurants, bars, cafés and shops. Tucked away down a ...

This South East London Sewage Station Is Surprisingly Beautiful • Crossness Pumping Station

Crossness Pumping Station is an unexpected hidden gem in east London. Okay, I’m going to be honest here: ...

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey’s Hidden Gallery Is Open For The First Time In 700 Years

Westminster Abbey’s triforium is poised to get a lot more visitors… They say good things come to those ...

Ice house

A Giant, Hidden Ice House Has Just Been Uncovered Near Regent’s Park

The cavernous ice house is a fascinating discovery. You must admit, all the mod cons we take for granted ...

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