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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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The Best Restaurants in Greenwich – Unmissable Places to Eat

Looking for the best Greenwich restaurants? We’ve got you covered.  Greenwich is one of London’s loveliest neighbourhoods, with its glorious history, grand buildings and huge park. Even better – Greenwich is also home to oodles of delicious food!  With such a mind-boggling array of eating spots, it’s no wonder that you’ve found your way here …

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Walking The Line: Discovering London’s Art Walk

The Line – London’s first public art trail – meanders a route between Stratford and Greenwich. Sporting 12 striking sculptures along its route, the art walk is a brilliant way to enjoy an ever-changing roster of pieces from well-known names and up-and-coming talent. Here’s what you need to know.  London has never had the same …

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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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Eltham Palace: Discovering South London’s Gorgeous Art Deco Secret

If the word palace conjures images of fogeyish rooms in old buildings, filled with overly elaborate gilt objects and gaudy thrones and with it, a yawn, think of Eltham Palace as the antithesis of all that. One of the city’s unusual finds  – here’s why you should plan your trip.  Take a peek at this …

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The Tulip Stairs, Exploring Greenwich’s ‘Grammable Secret

Tucked inside The Queen’s House, you’ll find the gorgeous Tulip Stairs – a winding spiral staircase with a rather interesting history…  Architectural buffs and Instagrammers alike will delight in The Queen’s House in Greenwich, the first wholly classical building in England.  Designed by architect Inigo Jones, The Queen’s House was initially intended as a residence …

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