London's Hidden Gems

By Daan Deol Last edited 22 months ago
London's Hidden Gems

Most people who visit London make it to the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace. There are, however, some beautiful places around the capital that are just as interesting. Here are London's hidden gems.

Daunt Books is perfect for any book lover.
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Discount Suit cocktail bar, Petticoat Lane
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Queen Mary’s Steps at the end of the Ministry of Defence Gardens
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Take the stairs at Heals department store, on Tottenham Court Road - don't get dizzy though.
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Danson Park, Bexleyheath
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Catherine Wheel Alley, in Bishopsgate
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Gunnersbury Park
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The Brompton Oratory, South Kensington.
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The Wapping Project
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The Coal Hole, Strand
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Syon Park
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Highgate Cemetery
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London Wetland Centre, Barnes
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The former KPMG buildings at 1-2 Dorset Rise, now a Premier Inn
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Explore the deep dark spaces of Chislehurst Caves - Jimi Hendrix played underground gigs there.
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Crystal Palace Park
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No, it's not Hogwarts - it's Southwark Cathedral
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Crystal Palace Park
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Kidding Chelsea Prayer Room
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Highgate Cemetery
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Gunnersbury Park
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Highgate Cemetery
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Whitehall Gardens, Westminster
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Old Operating Theatre Museum, St Thomas Street, SE1
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Canal in Angel
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Petersham Nurseries
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Horniman Museum, Forest Hill
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Gunnersbury Park
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Down House
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Syon Park
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Have tea at Alexandra Nurseries, Sydenham
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Hornets, Kensington
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Muriel's Kitchen, Soho
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The Horniman Museum and Gardens, Forest Hill
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Trent Park, Enfield
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Ravenscourt Park in Hammersmith.
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Leighton House Museum, Holland Park
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The King of Ladies Man, Battersea Road
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, E8.
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CitizenM Hotel, Bankside
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The last remaining Webb Patent Sewer Gas Lamp is hidden behind the Savoy Hotel
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Danson Park, Bexleyheath
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Crystal Palace Park
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Little Venice - Home to various waterside cafes, pubs and restaurants
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Ye Old Mitre Pub - Real-life film set for Snatch and The Deep Blue Sea
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The Parkland Walk
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The Painted Hall, Greenwich
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Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
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Petersham Nurseries
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Down House
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, E8
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London Wetland Centre, Barnes
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Southwark Bridge tunnel
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Wilton's Music Hall is a traditional Victorian music hall in Tower Hamlets.
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Lazenby Court
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Syon Park
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London Wetland Centre, Barnes
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Kingly Court, Soho
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St Ethelburga's Peace Garden
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Newbury Park bus station
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Kenwood House - Perched on the edge of Hampstead Heath is another hidden piece of London heritage to explore
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Down House
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Petersham Nurseries
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Callooh Callay, Rivington Street
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Danson Park, Bexleyheath
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Wellcome Collection
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Last Updated 06 February 2017