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Haunted London Underground Stations

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London Haunted Underground Stations

The London Underground transports millions of visitors every year, and the trains travel enough miles to circumnavigate the globe over and over…and over again! It’s only at the very early hours of the mornings and the late hours of night that you may find yourself alone in a tube carriage or on the platform. But […]

Princess Diana

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London Princess Diana

Princess Diana is known all around the world, and many visitors to London have a particular interest in the late princess. From her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981 to her untimely death in a Paris car crash in 1997, Princess Diana captured the public’s imagination like no royal had before. Remembered fondly both here in […]

Famous people born in London

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London is home to celebrities who are famous the world over. However, there are some recognisable names you may not realise were born in our capital city! So for visitors or locals alike, here is an overview of famous people born in London. Charlie Chaplin – Born 16th April 1889. Actor and filmmaker of the […]

Where can I eat the Best Pie in London

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London Pie

When it comes to British cuisine, fish & chips is at the top of the list, but coming in a very strong second-place is a traditional British Pie! It’s not a pizza or a sweet pastry or cake, it’s a baked dish filled with savoury meat or vegetables covered in dough or mashed potatoes. So, if are […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince Harry

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London prince harry

Perhaps equally as well-known as his older brother, William, Prince Harry is one of the most eligible bachelors in the country! Considered a bit of a ‘Jack the Lad,’ Harry has most recently been famed for his exploits in Las Vegas, helping cement is image as the ‘fun’ member of the Royal Family. But just […]

Which London Skyscrapers Are The Tallest

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London shard

The London skyline is famous the world over – from the London Eye to Tower Bridge some of the most famous buildings in world can be found in our capital city. For those who are curious about which London skyscrapers are the tallest, or for those hoping to get a great view of town, here […]

Self Guided River Thames Walk

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London river thames

Boasting some of the most picturesque views in London, this self guided River Thames Walk will take you along the River Thames, taking in historic sights and beautiful skyscapes. This walk can be done both at night and in the day time – depending on your preference. Here is a link to the map. In addition, […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About King Henry VIII

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London Henry viii

Guests on our walking tours always seem to have a special interest in King Henry VIII. So here are some things You Didn’t Know About King Henry VIII. Henry was a composer of music – Henry is credited with writing Greensleeves although there is little evidence to prove this. However, he was known to compose […]

Visiting The Twinings Tea Shop

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London Twinings Tea shops

There is nothing more quintessentially British than taking a cup of tea, and arguably the most popular brand of tea in the United Kingdom is Twinings. Twinings is one of the oldest importers of tea to Britain, beginning to ferry the good in 1706. The Twinings Shop on The Strand, London has been standing here […]

Visiting The BBC

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London BBC visit

As of 30th April 2016, the BBC no longer offers tours of the Broadcasting House. However, the BBC Shop and Media Cafe’ is still open to the public. The cafe’ overlooks the BBC Newsroom which means you can still see where all the action happens! ———– If you are in London for a couple of days […]