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11 things you probably didn't know about Westminster Bridge

11 things you probably didn't know about Westminster Bridge

All about London's oldest surviving road bridge.
Harry Potter in Soho.

Harry Potter in Soho.

Finally, get your hands on that Hogwarts acceptance letter.
Love books? You need to know about these unusual London libraries

Love books? You need to know about these unusual London libraries

One for London-based bookworms
11 Fun Facts About London's Millennium Bridge

11 Fun Facts About London's Millennium Bridge

Expensive, but beautiful
On A Budget? Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

On A Budget? Cheap Family-Friendly London Alternatives

Ideas for cash-strapped parents.
Where To Eat French Food On A Budget In London

Where To Eat French Food On A Budget In London

Ooh la la! French food that won't break the bank.
Weekend Walk Along The New River

Weekend Walk Along The New River

More interesting than the gym
Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Combine culture with culinary delights
Book onto a free tour of Canada House

Book onto a free tour of Canada House

Nods to Winnie the Pooh and a football team
Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

As selected by a bestselling young adult author.
The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

Fancy a cuppa?
A Charles Dickens Walk: The Farringdon Slums

A Charles Dickens Walk: The Farringdon Slums

Lots of Dickens's inspiration from the unsavoury city...
The Time When A Building Floated Away From Covent Garden

The Time When A Building Floated Away From Covent Garden

Surprising.
London's best alternative boats

London's best alternative boats

Take to the water.
The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

One Banksy display you don't need a map to locate.
Ever Eaten On The Gravestones Of St Martin's?

Ever Eaten On The Gravestones Of St Martin's?

An old favourite.
These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

These London Museum Gardens Are Well Worth A Visit

From courtyard cafes to rambling fields.
Why Isn't Petticoat Lane On Maps Of London?

Why Isn't Petticoat Lane On Maps Of London?

Where is it?
Top 10 Car Parks In London

Top 10 Car Parks In London

More than a place to moor your motor.
How To Use The World's Largest Library

How To Use The World's Largest Library

Easier than you think.
9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
Skeletons, Sketches And Serial Killers: The Royal London Hospital Museum

Skeletons, Sketches And Serial Killers: The Royal London Hospital Museum

Not one for the squeamish.
Where to see peregrine falcons in London

Where to see peregrine falcons in London

One might be eyeing you up right now...
Weekend Walks: The Wandle From Morden To The Thames

Weekend Walks: The Wandle From Morden To The Thames

Water wheely great way to spend a Sunday
Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Love Your Lido: Outdoor Swimming In London

Cool off in London's best outdoor pools
Things You Never Knew About The Borough Of Wandsworth

Things You Never Knew About The Borough Of Wandsworth

Did we get your favourite?
Saatchi Gallery Poses Selfies As Art

Saatchi Gallery Poses Selfies As Art

What even classifies as a selfie these days?
Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Including the first use of police riot shields.
Where To Get Cheap Theatre Tickets In London

Where To Get Cheap Theatre Tickets In London

Thrifty theatre.
A model of Old London Bridge that you really need to visit:

A model of Old London Bridge that you really need to visit:

St Magnus holds a fascinating secret.
FORGET zone 1 for a minute. These north west London attractions rock

FORGET zone 1 for a minute. These north west London attractions rock

Believe us, this beats shopping on Oxford Street
9 Things You Might Not Have Done In Tate Modern

9 Things You Might Not Have Done In Tate Modern

Including how to put your own art on the wall
London Places Connected To The Beatles

London Places Connected To The Beatles

Houses, studios and more.
London's Most Poignant Memorials

London's Most Poignant Memorials

From the personal to the anonymous
What Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth works say about London

What Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth works say about London

Which one do you prefer?
11 Great Indie Cinemas In London

11 Great Indie Cinemas In London

Your date will be impressed.
Seen This Piccadilly Circus Station Artwork?

Seen This Piccadilly Circus Station Artwork?

Remembering the visionary behind the roundel.
Everything You Need To Know About The South Bank Lion

Everything You Need To Know About The South Bank Lion

Including the fate of his siblings.
How To make The Most Of One Of London's Best Museums

How To make The Most Of One Of London's Best Museums

What not to miss
Artworks capture Battersea Power Station and St. Paul's

Artworks capture Battersea Power Station and St. Paul's

From St. Paul's to the Hoover building.
Who Actually Goes To Watch Changing The Guard?

Who Actually Goes To Watch Changing The Guard?

Ever been?
London Treasure Trails For Work Or Family

London Treasure Trails For Work Or Family

These work equally well as family games, or with colleagues at lunch time.
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

The Queen of Crime left her mark all over the capital.
Essential London Apps For Families

Essential London Apps For Families

Some museums have their own incredible apps
Interested in science? Make sure you pay these places a visit

Interested in science? Make sure you pay these places a visit

How many of theses venues have you checked out?
An Alternative Way To See London's Christmas Windows

An Alternative Way To See London's Christmas Windows

Thrifty festivities
These collage paintings present a new look at London - and we love them

These collage paintings present a new look at London - and we love them

The city by day and by night.
This London bridge has starred in Alfie and Sherlock

This London bridge has starred in Alfie and Sherlock

Once the noblest bridge in the world.
In photos: London's best street performers

In photos: London's best street performers

London wouldn't be the same without them.
Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

Avoid the queues and cost.