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Visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour (+ Everything You Need to Plan Your Trip)

Love Harry Potter? The Warner Bros. Studio Tour is an absolutely magical day out for children and adults alike. Here’s what you need to know before you go. Harry Potter. You may have noticed that I’m low-level obsessed with both the films and the books. The story that captured our imaginations 20 years ago is …

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20 Must Visit Castles in and Near London

A step-by-step guide to exploring the best castles in and near London. The regions surrounding London are filled with some of the UK’s most impressive castles – and exploring them is a fascinating way to find out more about the history that has shaped these lands. But first of all, you have to know where …

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Time to Discover: The Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Looking to visit one of London’s more unusual spots? The Bethlem Museum of the Mind in Beckenham offers an insightful look at mental health issues in society.  Bethlem Museum of the Mind tackles the reality of mental health care in the UK head-on. Bethlem Museum (sometimes referred to as Bedlam Hospital Museum) stores and displays …

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London Wall: A Walk Through Old London (+ Map)

I bet you’ve heard of Hadrian’s Wall. And you’ve definitely heard of the Great Wall of China. But, have you ever heard of the London wall? It’s something of a little secret, but London has its own wall that rivals its more famous counterparts (well, kind of).  Believed to have been built by Roman Emperor …

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Things to do on a Saturday in London

Saturdays are, without a doubt, the best day to explore London. The city is bustling, with the perfect mix of locals and tourists all excited to begin their weekend.  But you don’t just want any old Saturday in London do you?  Answer = no.  You’re after a Saturday that’s filled with adventure and fun things …

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Time to Explore: Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street is colourful, pedestrianised, and perfect for selfies. It’s also home to some of the best quirky boutiques, pubs and restaurants in London. But it wasn’t always that way. The history of Carnaby Street is full of surprises.  It was the birthplace of William Blake, a plague pit in the 1500s and 1600s, and …

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14 Beautiful Parks in East London You Should Discover

Looking for the best parks in East London? Look no further.  Whilst it’s fun to explore the cultural melting pot that is East London, when the hot weather hits, you’ll be ready to visit some of these impressive parks and spend a day in one of London’s many green spaces. Whether you’d like to splash …

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The Prettiest London Mews You Need to Visit

London’s mews are all the rage. Who can resist the allure of these pretty enclaves dotted around bourgeois parts of the city? But what exactly is a mews? And why are they found in classy areas like Kensington, Belgravia and Notting Hill? It turns out, London’s mews are not only gorgeous, but also a bit …

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Weekend Getaways from London for Your Next Break

Let’s face it, we’re all in need of a break. Although the city at the weekend is a fabulous place, these cheeky weekend trips away from London are the perfect spots to unwind, take time out and discover a new destination. I mean, when’s the last time you got out of the city? That’s right, …

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