London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The Ship Tavern ~ 500 years of Ghosts ~ perfect for Halloween!

Dating back since 1549 The Ship Tavern is one of London’s oldest established pubs.   Originally a much smaller pub (about half the size of the current premises) built from … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kayaking on Regent’s Canal

Consistent with the goal of LondonUnveiled.com to highlight some of the lesser known activities, places and history of London, an afternoon spent kayaking on Regent’s Canal seemed an interesting premise. … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

James Smith & Sons ~ a timeless Victorian umbrella shop!

Located near the hustle and bustle of the High Street shops on Oxford Street is a place that takes you back in time to to the Victorian period of high … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

House of Illustration

As one of the newer entrants on the London scene, House of Illustration is, as its name suggests, the home for the art of illustration. From emerging talent to established … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 11 Comments

Gray’s Inn Chapel ~ a quiet sanctuary in Central London

Located on the south side of Gray’s Inn Square, this Chapel provides a quiet place to escape to.  While the Chapel was essentially rebuilt after the Blitz, it’s uniqueness and … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Cartoon Museum – London

As someone who grew up reading the Dandy and Beano, along with a love for Tintin books and the Giles annuals I have always enjoyed the world of cartoons and … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 13 Comments

Grant Museum of Zoology ~ one of London’s fascinating small museums.

The Grant Museum of Zoology is the only remaining University zoological museum in London. It was originally founded in 1828 by Robert Grant to help him in his role as … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 11 Comments