Unusual Places To Go In LondonFebruary 2, 2022
If you are a tourist visiting London, the first thing you want to do is explore these unusual places in London.
A woman who was born and raised in London will tell you that there is more to it than just Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. With her insider knowledge of the city, she will guide you around some exciting spots, such as:
Visit Leighton House
Leighton House is a London museum that was once the home of Philip Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield.
This house is a great example of the Gothic Revival style and has been restored to its original condition. The museum is located at 12 Holland Park Road, close to Bruce Castle and William Gladstone’s House.
Backstage Tour of the National Theatre London
Big theatres are usually closed to the public so that they can have a place for rehearsals, set construction and storage. But not the National Theatre London.
We are so excited to offer you the opportunity to take a backstage tour of this famous theatre, with our very own Head of Performance, Catherine Gale! Join an exclusive group who will go on this special tour, escorted by someone who knows the building just as well as you do yourself!
Along the way you’ll be able to see sets being made for productions, props being used in rehearsals just days before they’re shipped off around the world and be involved in some theatrical firsts like standing inside one of our theatres without skipping a beat (and maybe even seeing some stars on stage!)
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
The Madame Tussauds wax museum in London has a fascinating history. The family that founded it did not start off in wax modeling, but was made of physicians and showmen. It did not gain immortality through one wise display, but rather through a few phases of documenting history, including the Victorian world.
The first phase of exhibitions included copies of works by famous artists like Rubens or original pieces by acclaimed sculptors like Carlo Marochetti. Oliver Castle survived to the Revolution and acquired relics that were evacuated to England after the fall of Notre Dame in Paris in 1871. This small historical curiosity only got overshadowed when the fourth Duke died and his wife exhibited her hidden chamber full with Napoleon I`s death mask, swords and other personal possessions after she found them covered with bird droppings up.
Pimlico’s Trafalgar Square
One of the oldest and most iconic places in London, Trafalgar Square is on the north-east set of Westminster. A statue of Horatio Nelson by E.Bowman, R.A. is the highlight on the square’s northern end bordering onto Whitehall while Admiral Lord Nelson’s closest associate Rear Admiral Arthur William Baynes stands on the square’s southern end bordering onto Norfolk Street.
Peek at the Street Art in Croydon London
Some of the street art in Croydon is very colorful and bright. There is a lot of humor in some of the pieces too.
The street art in Croydon is not just about the colors that you see. It is also about what you feel when you see it.
Shrek’s Adventure! London
Shrek’s Adventure! London is a live show that features Shrek and his friends. Watch them as they face their greatest challenge to date!
The show is based on the DreamWorks Animation films Shrek, Shrek 2, and Shrek the Third. It features songs from these films.
This show is suitable for adults and children aged 3+.
Ghost Bus Tours
A Ghost Bus Tour is a guided tour of London’s most haunted locations. The tour is led by a live actor who will take you on a journey through the capital’s darker side, its history and the stories of its most famous ghosts.
The actor will take you on an entertaining and informative journey through some of London’s most haunted locations, with tales of murder, intrigue and tragedy. You’ll hear about the ghostly sightings that have been reported over the years at these locations and get to experience some of London’s more chilling moments for yourself.
The Ghost Bus Tour takes place every day in Central London from 10:00pm to 11:30pm (except Fridays).
Jack The Ripper Walking Tour
Jack the Ripper is a famous serial killer who terrorized London’s East End in 1888. The tour will take you to many of the crime scenes and recount the gruesome details of his crimes.
The gruesome details of Jack the Ripper’s crimes are told on this walking tour that will take you to many of his crime scenes.
Jack the Ripper is one of London’s most famous serial killers, and this tour will take you to many of his crime scenes, recounting all the gruesome details.
Tales of Plague Guided Walk
The Plague is a pandemic that killed an estimated two thirds of the European population. It has been known as one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, and it brought about significant changes in society, such as how people dressed and how they interacted with others.
This tour is a great way to learn more about the Plague and London’s history. You will learn about what happened during this time period and see some of the landmarks that were affected by it.