Tower Bridge 125th Birthday Celebrations

Tower Bridge

The iconic bridge turns 125 on June 30th 2019 and is planning some special events to mark it. The 30th June 1894 was the date that the Prince and Princess of Wales officially opened Tower Bridge. The future King Edward VII would have undoubtedly approved of the planned Birthday celebrations which gives both Londoners and … Read more

50 free things to do in London

London City Hall

London is a large city packed full of attractions, sites and sights, almost regardless of your interests you could fill a day with things to do. Admission tickets, food, drink, travel, all these things can soon start to add up though so I’ve decided to try and help. I’ve compiled a list of 50 things … Read more

Borough Market, the king of markets

Borough Market

Loved by Londoners and tourists alike Borough Market is a busy, frenetic experience of quality and diverse produce. Serving Southwark for over 1000 years, yes 1000, Borough Market doesn’t rest on it’s laurels and is at the forefront of sustainable living. None of the waste goes into landfill and surplus foodstuffs are either passed on … Read more

Musical London

David Bowie Mural, Brixton

11 sites to see in London that are part of it’s musical history London has a rich history when it comes to rock and pop music and many tourists enjoy seeking out spots from album covers or famous photos. Of course there are also homes and venues that can be seen and in some cases … Read more

The Museum Of London Docklands.

A great medium sized museum centred around East London, the docks and world trade including a terrific area for kids. London is full of museums, many world renowned and so I would see little point in me including those here. There are also a number of smaller museums and some very small and devoted to … Read more

Chislehurst Caves

Chislehurst Caves are actually in Kent rather than truly in London but they are on the outskirts and about a 30 minute journey from London Bridge station. The caves are viewed by guided tour which leaves on the hour from 10AM Wednesday to Sunday, once you step inside you will realise why it has to … Read more

Wilton’s Music Hall

Wilton’s Music Hall is a fascinating step back in time and a captivating place to visit. The last of London’s Music Halls Wilton’s probably looks and feels like it always has in parts. The front was originally an alehouse in a row of terraced cottages dating back to the mid 1700’s or earlier whilst the … Read more

Regent’s Canal

Regent's Canal

This is slightly different to many of my posts and intended posts on here due to the fact that this could easily be a full day. Regent’s Canal runs from Paddington through London to Limehouse in the East where it meets the Thames. It’s about a 9 mile stretch which can be walked in virtually … Read more

Cable Car

Air Emirates Cable Car

The Emirates Airline Cable Car runs between Royal Docks and the Greenwich peninsula and whilst it’s not the most oft used piece of public transport it’s still a great experience and something that is well worth doing. After 9AM the cars which run every 30 seconds and accept 10 people take you on a 10 … Read more