London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The London Wall Walk ~ a bit of a treasure hunt!

While most visitors to London (and perhaps locals) only see remnants of the original Roman London Wall adjacent to the Tower Hill tube station or in and around the Tower … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · 3 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

The Sky Garden – London’s highest public garden with great views!

Visit the top of the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ building and find a public garden with great views – and its free!  Unlike the Shard that charges £24.95 you can come here and … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 13 Comments

Gillespie Park & Ecology Centre ~ a wonderful nature reserve

Gillespie Park is a 2.8 hectare local nature reserve located near Arsenal’s Emirates stadium which provides the community with a great escape from the busy streets around Highbury and Arsenal tube … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gabriel’s Wharf, Southbank ~ dine, drink, shop

Located on the Southbank, this arty enclave offers a great mix of designer boutiques, eating spots and places to enjoy a drink.  On a sunny day it is a very … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 5 Comments

Thames Clipper ~ the best “bus” & the best views in London!

When most people think of transportation in London, the tube, the double-decker bus and the black cab all come to mind.  However, one form of transportation that is often forgotten … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 11 Comments

London’s only Battlefield ~The Battle of Barnet: 14-Apr-1471

Arguably the only historic battle site in Greater London, the Battle of Barnet was a decisive battle in the War of the Roses. It was significant because Edward IV’s victory … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · 3 Comments