A refreshing guide to discovering the hidden details of London with 10 fully guided walking routes from London’s leading tour guide Look Up London. Have you ever noticed the 1920s entrance to the Tower Subway hidden in the shadows of the Tower of London? Or wondered why some of the railings of London housing estates have strange curves? Did you know Hyde Park has a pet cemetery, or about the now defunct London railway that transported over 200,000 people to their final resting place?
These are just some of the fascinating details that Blue Badge guide Katie Wignall reveals in this absorbing guide to the secrets of London hidden in plain sight. When we raise our eye-line above our phones and take time to look around us, we can discover a whole world of incredible history just waiting to be spotted.
From the saucy secrets of Southwark to stories of power and intrigue from the City, atmospheric pubs to hidden Roman remains. London is a city bursting with stories of scandal, love and loss, triumph and disaster, and of the many people over the years who have called this great metropolis home.
So, Look Up and discover a London you have never seen before.