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City Cruises London: Spot London’s Iconic Landmarks From the River Thames

Looking to explore London’s top sights? Here’s why you should skip the heaving tube and opt to explore the capital in a far more relaxing way – on a City Cruises sightseeing tour. *sponsored by City Cruises* Get ready to whizz along the water and see London from a new perspective, hopping on one of …

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Queen Caroline’s Bath: The Remains of a Royal Scandal at Greenwich’s Montague House

Venture to a quiet corner of Greenwich Park to find Queen Caroline’s Bath – all that remains of a rather royal scandal in Greenwich.  It’s no secret that Greenwich is packed with historical treasures – from the Painted Hall to the Royal Observatory, it’s a history-lover’s delight.  Still, there’s one rather unusual spot that tends …

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The Hidden Secrets of the Blackwall Tunnel

There’s more to the Blackwall Tunnel than a few twists and turns. Discover the tunnel’s hidden history with this guide.  The Blackwall Tunnel is an integral part of London’s road system – as anyone who’s ever crossed the Thames in a car can attest. But how did the Blackwall Tunnel come into being and what …

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The 13 Best Bars in Greenwich for Chilled-Out Drinks

Looking for the best bars in Greenwich? Look no further. As far as London areas go, Greenwich isn’t exactly blessed with an abundance of bars – pubs though, take your pick. Although, from quirky sports joints to opulent speakeasies and sophisticated top-floor spaces overlooking the capital, the bars that do exist in Greenwich are pretty …

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Severndroog Castle – Exploring The Secret Castle on Shooters Hill

Chug your way to the top of Shooters Hill to visit the brilliantly eccentric Severndroog Castle.  As you make your way along the quiet path, there’s little to pre-empt the appearance of London’s strangest fortress. Just a few small signs let you know you’re on the right track. Suddenly, there it is – triangular-shaped and …

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The Painted Hall, Greenwich – Discover the UK’s Answer to the Sistine Chapel

Discover the Painted Hall in Greenwich – London’s answer to the Sistine Chapel.  I don’t say this lightly… but Greenwich’s Painted Hall is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited in London.  Situated on the southern banks of the River Thames, inside the Old Royal Naval College, this is a stunning Baroque …

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The Hidden Secrets of The Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Everyone knows about London’s bridges – Tower Bridge, London Bridge… even the controversial Millennium Bridge (which had to close as soon as it opened for some time because it wobbled too much). But did you know about the Greenwich Foot Tunnel?  Deep under the Thames lies a public pathway between the north and south side …

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Greenwich Cafe Guide: Best Coffee Shops in Greenwich

Greenwich is one of my favourite parts of London. It’s full of life, easily accessible from just about anywhere, and packed with fantastic coffee shops and restaurants. Greenwich is home to one of the best parks in the city, where visitors regularly spend hours enjoying the greenery and incredible views. So, after a morning in …

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