A visit to the capital city is always a great experience. The only problem is that there is so much to do. One day doesn’t always seem like enough time, does it? And it’s also pretty busy, especially during the summer. Sometimes you want to experience something a little different. Well, no fear! Here are 5 amazing hidden gems in London.
One of the most unique and quirkiest places in London is Stephen Wright’s house of dreams. Located south to East Dulwich, this tour of the London artist’s home allows visitors to see the weird and wacky ways of the artist. Filled with objects found and collected over 20 years, which includes doll’s heads and false teeth, this is the perfect place for a different day out.
One of the treasures of Camden, Camden Passage is filled with cafes, boutiques, vintage and antique stores. Such a great hidden gem behind Upper Street in Islington, you’ll find all sorts of quirky pieces here including beautiful one-offs or a must-have party outfit.
This particular branch of Daunt Books, in Marylebone, is such a wonderful bookstore. A very special feel, which makes you feel as if you’ve stepped right into the Hogwarts library. In addition, books from all different subjects can be found in this great bookstore, perfect for any kind of book lover.
Another London hidden gem is the London Ghost Bus Tours – perfect adventure for anyone with an interest in the dark side. Travellers will be able to enjoy a ride on a 1960s Routemaster bus, whilst enjoying a scary but hilarious horror show of the London sights. In addition, You will get to experience some great attractions such as the Tower of London, Westminster Cathedral and St Paul’s Cathedral.
Lounge Bohemia is a top-secret bar, where visitors can enjoy amazing cocktails at this Czech-inspired location. This bar also offers cocktail tasting, which is a real experience for anyone interested in cocktails. Reservations can be made by appointment only, but definitely worth it!