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London, England

The Cockpit

A friendly pub with a sordid past in cock fighting.
London, England

Hampstead Pergola

This secluded walkway overlooks a magnificently wild London green space.
London, England

Geffrye Museum

Explore nearly 400 years of English middle-class home life.
London, England

The Star Tavern

The bar where "The Great Train Robbery" was planned was once a nexus of high society and low morals.
London, England

The Mayflower Pub

The London pub overlooks where the Mayflower was moored before setting sail for the New World.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
London, England

The Old Curiosity Shop

The quaint little store that is said to have inspired a famous Dickens novel was only given its name after the book was released.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history, 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement—including chains and perches—lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
London, England

The Morpeth Arms

A historic London pub with prison cells in the cellar and a "spy room" on the second floor.
London, England

Speakers' Corner

London's last remaining public soapbox site has seen speeches from Karl Marx, Vladmir Lenin, and George Orwell.
London, England

The Churchill Arms

This pub was 238 years old when it decided to revamp its image: It started serving Thai food.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
London, England

Brompton Cemetery

The sixth of London's "Magnificent Seven" cemeteries, and a source of unlikely inspiration to Beatrix Potter.
London, England

The Dove

A glorious pub known for a spiteful printing feud and its famous typeface lost—then found—at the bottom of the Thames.
London, England

Richmond Park

This beautiful deer park was built so King Charles I and his court could go hunting while escaping a deadly plague outbreak.
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
Somerset, England

Willow Man

Wicker sculpture that towers over the M5 motorway.