London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

UCL Art Museum

The University College London (UCL) Art Museum is located at their main Bloomsbury campus and offers changing exhibits throughout the year (the new exhibit titled ‘Plastered’ opens on 21-Jan-2013 which … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Creekside Centre ~ for a mudlarking nature walk!

Not far from Greenwich Maritime Museum is Creekside Discovery Centre at Deptford Creek which provides opportunities for individuals to get up close with urban wildlife in a river setting.  Run … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · 5 Comments

Courthouse Hotel ~ a former Magistrates Court with a storied history.

Across the street from Liberty’s is the ‘Courthouse Hotel’, so named as it was previously the Great Marlborough Street Magistrates Court.  Here you can drink cocktails in a police cell … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 5 Comments

York Watergate

In years past the Thames river was much wider than it currently is, even containing numerous islands.  There are few places where one can visualize the width of the Thames in prior … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 6 Comments

Bishopsgate Institute ~ a centre for culture and learning.

The Bishopsgate Institute is a place that offers adult education on everything from wine tasting, foreign language lessons, dancing instruction, yoga and film history!  It also offers a free public library, … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Mudchute Farm and Park ~ country life in the heart of east London.

Arguably the largest urban farm in Europe, Mudchute Farm and Park provides 32 acres of open space in the heart of the docklands, providing open space, a farm experience, an … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cockpit Steps ~ a little Grade II listed oddity in London with a ghost story.

Easily missed, but adjacent to St. James’s Park, Cockpit Steps is a small connecting passageway that links Birdcage Walk with Old Queen Street.  The steps are Grade II listed for their historical … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

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