Historic Site & House

  • Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

    Historic Site & House

    9A St Thomas' Street, SE1 9RY [map]

    The Old Operating Theatre in London is the only 19th Century operating theatre in England. Come and explore the history of surgery and herbal medicine in this beautifully restored museum. The…

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  • Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

    Historic Site & House

    Serpentine Bridge, Hyde Park, W8 4PX [map]

    This memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2004. The fountain is made from 545 pieces of Cornish granite - each shaped by computer-controlled machinery and…

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  • Queen Charlotte's Cottage

    Historic Site & House

    Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB [map]

    Built in 1772, the cottage served as a summer house for George III and his wife Queen Charlotte, and was used for family picnics when they were staying at Kew Palace. Maintained by the Historic Royal…

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  • Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge

    Historic Site & House

    Rangers Road, Chingford, E4 7QH [map]

    A timber-framed hunting grandstand built in 1543 for Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge stands in a beautiful part of Epping Forest.

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  • Royal Hospital Chelsea

    Historic Site & House

    Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4SR [map]

    Home of the Chelsea Pensioners, built by Sir Christopher Wren. The Chapel, Great Hall and Figure Court are of particular interest. Beautiful grounds also open daily except during Chelsea Flower…

  • Shad Thames

    Historic Site & House

    SE1 2YE [map]

    Shad Thames is a historic riverside street near Tower Bridge, where you can enjoy riverside dining in a variety of restaurants.

  • Southside House

    Historic Site & House

    3-4 Woodhayes Road, Wimbledon Common, SW19 4RJ [map]

    Southside House is built in the Dutch Baroque Restoration style and provides an enchantingly eccentric backdrop to the lives and loves of generations of the Pennington Mellor Munthe families.

    £9.00
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  • Speaker's Corner

    Historic Site & House

    Park Lane, Mayfair, W1K 1QB [map]

    Every Sunday since 1866 a range of different speakers gather at Speaker's Corner to air their views and the tradition continues today. Speaker's Corner is situated in the top right hand corner of…

  • St Botolph's Church

    Historic Site & House

    Aldgate High Street, EC3N 1AB [map]

    A 250-year-old church standing on an ancient site and built by George Dance the Elder, who also built the Mansion House. The church is also a centre for London's homeless and has the oldest church…

  • St Clement Danes Church

    Historic Site & House

    Strand, WC2R 1DH [map]

    This is the 'Oranges and Lemons' church and features include a Grinling Gibbons pulpit and Samuel Johnson statue. Rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren in 1681 and burnt out during World War II.…

  • St James's Church Piccadilly

    Historic Site & House

    197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL [map]

    St James's Church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and opened in 1684. Piccadilly Market is held in the church's courtyard from Monday to Saturday, selling a diverse range of food, gifts and other treasures.

  • St Margaret's Church

    Historic Site & House

    Parliament Square, SW1P 3JX [map]

    The Anglican church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey is situated in the grounds of Westminster Abbey on Parliament Square, and is the parish church of the House of Commons. It is dedicated to…

  • Staple Inn

    Historic Site & House

    9 Staple Inn Buildings, Holborn, WC1V 7PZ [map]

    Staple Inn is a Tudor building on the south side of High Holborn. Located near Chancery Lane tube station, it is used as the London venue for meetings of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, is…

  • The Statue of Eros

    Historic Site & House

    Piccadilly Circus, London, W1B 5RD [map]

    This statue of a winged archer poised with his bow is known as The Statue of Eros. Eros was the God of Love. The statue might really be the Angel of Christian Charity, or Anteros, the brother of Eros…

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  • Strawberry Hill House

    Historic Site & House

    268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX [map]

    Created by Horace Walpole in the 18th century, Strawberry Hill is internationally famous as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic revival architecture. It also inspired the first gothic novel…

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  • Syon House & Gardens

    Historic Site & House

    Syon Park, Brentford, TW8 8JF [map]

    Syon House is the lavish home of the Duke of Northumberland, built in the 1500s. The house includes a great hall based on a Roman basilica and a bedroom used by Queen Victoria. The 3rd Duke built the…

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  • Valence House Museum

    Historic Site & House

    Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT [map]

    Valence House is the local history museum for the parishes and boroughs of Barking and Dagenham. The collection is housed in a timber-framed manor house begun in the 15thC. Of particular interest are…

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  • Valentine's Mansion & Gardens

    Historic Site & House

    Valentines Park, Emerson Road, Ilford, IG1 4XA [map]

    Valentines Mansion was built in the 1690s and has been beautifully restored. You'll enjoy grand history, special events and a traditional Victorian rose garden.

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  • Well Hall Pleasaunce

    Historic Site & House

    Well Hall Road, Eltham, SE9 6SS [map]

    The Well Hall Pleasaunce's history dates back to the 13th century. It is a haven of formal gardens, ponds and woodland. It contained a manor house at the time of Henry V111 and more recently was the…

  • Whitechapel Bell Foundry

    Historic Site & House

    34 Whitechapel Road, Stepney, E1 1DY [map]

    Take a 90-minute walking tour through Britain's oldest manufacturing company.

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