London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

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 · 2 Comments

The Ten Bells ~ a pub deeply connected with ‘Jack the Ripper’ lore

The ‘Ten Bells’ pub is a Grade II listed building that has a significant connection with Jack the Ripper, but is also worth a visit for its interior decorations and … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 15 Comments

The Tintin Shop ~ for the child in all of us.

Located near Covent Garden, on a less touristy side street is one of my favourite shops in London – The Tintin Shop.  For those who grew up reading the exploits … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Leadenhall Market ~ on the site of the Roman Forum is this Victorian Gem.

Since the general goal of LondonUnveiled.com is to bring exposure to places that are “off the beaten path”, Leadenhall Market is a debatable inclusion.  However, conversations with many visitors to … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Three Mills Island & House Mill: the world’s largest tidal mill.

Located just south of the Olympic Park is Three Mills Island – home to the largest tidal mill in the world and also home to London’s largest film studio.  The … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 31 Comments

Institut Francais ~ wine tastings, film screenings, language courses, a free library & special events!

In the heart of South Kensington is a french cultural centre that offers everything from films, to wine tasting, to language courses and of course french food!  The Institut français … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Answers and Insight for our Easter London Photo Challenge

The answers and a little insight or trivia to each question and photo are below.  Thank you to all who read, liked or commented on the “Photo Challenge” post. Answer … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 2 Comments