The Golden Hind

Situated tucked away on the banks of the Thames not far from Borough Market and London Bridge station is the replica of The Golden Hind, the ship that circumnavigated the globe between 1577 and 1580. This is a great attraction to visit, especially good for children as there are actors in period costume who will … Read more

The London Docks Tour

Free Tours The market for ‘free’ walking tours is an established one these days and offered in many cities across the globe. One of the leading companies offering this in London is Free Tours By Foot who offer a range of tours from the expected ‘see the big sites and sights’ through to some themed … Read more

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

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

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

The Sky Garden

20 Fenchurch Street, known to most Londoners as the Walkie Talkie building is home to the Skygarden, London’s highest public garden. Entry is free but must be booked in advance and tickets go very quickly, they are normally available about three weeks in advance and you can book a timed slot which they are strict … Read more

Crystal Palace Park

Dinosaurs at Crystal Palace Park

If you fancy a trip to the park with the kids to let off some steam then Crystal Palace Park might be just the ticket. Situated in South East London it has all you’d expect from a park normally, grass, trees, pathways and a great playgound but it has something that will top most other … Read more