Leadenhall Market

The site of London’s Roman Forum!

Discover the site of London’s Roman Forum – and the secrets of the Victorian Leadenhall Market today!   Designed and created by Sir Horace Jones in

Kensington Palace – a history of Prince Harry and Meghan’s home

We’re not going to let the major Royal event of 2018 go without a mention!  Referring of course to the marriage of Prince Harry and

Covent Garden market

Covent Garden – London’s first residential square, a short history

Covent Garden is home to the world renowned Royal Opera House, the Royal Ballet and the London Transport museum – as well as some of

British Library

The British Library – historical treasures and a quiet place to work in London!

The British Library re-located to new premises near St Pancras Station, Euston Road in 1997. The building is an expansive state of the art premises

Secret garden in London

Enjoy gardens? Visit a seventeenth century secret garden in London

Stroll around a seventeenth apothecary’s garden, followed by afternoon tea at the café.  The Chelsea Physic Garden is a micro climate tucked away in Chelsea. 

Exterior of the V&A in the afternoon sun

Highlights from the British Galleries, V&A Museum

The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London is a triumph of Royal patronage, government foresight and public sponsorship spanning back to it’s inception after

Exterior of Horse Guards parade in the afternoon sun

Where 007 started out

This is one of a collection of buildings in Whitehall that was the centre of British naval power from the mid-1700’s to the 1960’s.  

Somerset House in the sun London

Somerset House – neoclassical skating!

We joined a tour of Somerset House in central London recently.  Here’s how it went. Somerset House was built by the Duke of Somerset and

Pelicans in St James's Park London

Pelicans in the park!

Three royal pelicans in the centre of autumn London today! There have been pelicans in St James’s Park since 1664. It’s Charles 2nd’s influence again!

Exterior of Horse Guards parade in the afternoon sun

King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in the afternoon sun

Here is the site of King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in central London. The area is called Horse Guards today. Such history, think of the jousting

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