London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham, London ~ the largest rugby museum in the world.

On the 1st February 2018,  the brand new World Rugby Museum in Twickenham officially reopened in a new location in the south stand. Since the stadium and museum are only a 20 … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 9 Comments

Saint Mary Woolnoth ~ 1716 ~ A demolished Wren, rebuilt by Hawksmoor

St. Mary Woolnoth is one of six churches designed by the English architect Nicholas Hawksmoor.  This is perhaps his most compact church that has an unorthodox design for a church … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lock & Co – since 1676. The oldest hat shop in the world.

Lock & Co. Hatters is the world’s oldest hat shop and claims to be the world’s 34th oldest family-owned business.  Over the centuries its hats have graced the heads of … Continue reading

September 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

The London Wall Walk ~ a bit of a treasure hunt!

While most visitors to London (and perhaps visitors who purchase Hobart sightseeing tours) only see remnants of the original Roman London Wall adjacent to the Tower Hill tube station or in … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · 3 Comments

Crofton Roman Villa ~the only one you can visit in London!

Crofton Roman Villa is the only villa open to the public in Greater London (opens 28/3/2016 for the summer and closes 28/10/2016). It was inhabited from about AD 140 to … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Supreme Court ~ Art gallery, Exhibitions, Tours… and open trials!

    The Supreme Court is walked past by thousands of tourists daily who come to view Westminster Abbey or Parliament.  But few visitors or locals know that this building … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

St Olave Hart Street ~ Samuel Pepys’ church & one of six Great Fire Survivors

Located a short walk from the Tower of London is this wonderful church that is one of the few medieval buildings in the City that survived the Great Fire of … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment