London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

Shepherd Market ~ a hidden “village” in the heart of central London

Located just north of Green Park tube station, Shepherd Market evokes images of an older time with its secretive village square hidden in the heart of London.  Most people will … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 24 Comments

London Motor Museum ~ an eclectic collection including the Batmobile!

Only 15 minutes from Paddington Station, this overlooked museum is essentially the private collection of Elo - an individual who not only loves cars, but builds/modifies them for celebrities (especially … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Valence House ~ a rare surviving partially moated house in London

Only 10 miles east of the City, Valence House Museum is a rare surviving manor house in Dagenham, significantly restored in 2008, partially surrounded by a moat, and within parkland. … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Freemasons Hall ~ an Art Deco masterpiece in central London

Located in central London, Freemasons’ Hall is arguably one of the best examples or Art Deco architecture in England.  The Freemasons’ Hall is Grade II listed - both for its … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

Vyner Street ~ a valuable part of London’s art scene.

Located just south of Regents Canal, in a fairly industrial part of the East End is this still relatively unknown street that for much of the last 5-10 years was … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

Savoy Chapel ~ a very unique place with a great history.

Located on the Strand, the Savoy Chapel is a truly unique building with a fascinating history.  Also known as the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, it is arguably one of … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 12 Comments

Alfie’s Antique Market ~ a ‘retro’ shopping destination

Looking for something retro chic or vintage womens wear or perhaps a ‘man-tique’?  The latter was recently cited by the Telegraph (29/1/13 article) as the latest fad - items like … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 7 Comments

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