London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham, London ~ the largest rugby museum in the world.

On the 2nd October 2013, the World Rugby Museum in Twickenham officially reopened after a substantial makeover.  In addition, the tunnel and England changing room were refurbished and have enhanced … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 7 Comments

St. Botolph without Bishopsgate with the only public tennis court in the City.

St. Botolph was the patron Saint for travellers and as such most of the churches with this name were located just inside (within) or outside (without) the City’s gates.  This … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Other Football Venues in London ~ including VIP options.

With the return of the Premier League many visitors to London will be trying to acquire tickets to see the big London clubs – Chelsea, Arsenal, Fulham, West Ham, Tottenham … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 9 Comments

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

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre ~ windsurfing, sailing & kayaking in the heart of London!

As summer approaches, water based activities become more appealing. More and more top rated kayak reviews, pour onto the internet hoping to get people involved in water sports.  Located in … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Battersea Park ~ an historic football site & a great alternative to Hyde Park

Located across the Thames from Chelsea, Battersea Park is a true urban oasis that is far less crowded and worn out than Hyde Park.  It still seems to have a … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 14 Comments

Simpson’s-in-the-Strand ~ with a history ranging from Chess to Dickens to Carving lessons

Located on the Strand by the Savoy, Simpson’s-in-the-Strand is one of London’s most historic establishments for over 180 years, that over the years has offered everything from coffee, cigars, chess … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 3 Comments