London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

London Fields Lido ~ the only heated outdoor Olympic pool in London.

While outdoor swimming in London could be viewed as a bit of a novelty (think Hampstead ponds!), the heated Olympic pool at London Fields is an historic venue and worth … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar ~ home to Spitfires & a Hurricane.

While I generally try to write about places you can go year round, this particular post is about things you’ll have to make an effort to see - but it’s … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

BBC Broadcasting House ~ take a tour of Auntie’s house!

Whether you refer to the BBC as ‘Auntie’ or the ‘Beeb’, the BBC is certainly part of our everyday lives.  One unique opportunity available in London is to take a … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Old Truman Brewery Complex, Brick Lane.

The Old Truman Brewery complex covers 10+ acres on both sides of Brick Lane.  The area and this complex have been regenerating over the last 15 years making it a … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 13 Comments

Upminster Windmill ~ one of only nine surviving windmills in Greater London.

Not long ago much of what is now Greater London was working farmland.  While little remains to remind us of those days it is still surprising to see a windmill … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · 8 Comments

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