Home

Tours | Categories (New, Hot) | Map

Alcohol - Ancient - Animal - Architecture - Art - Aviation - Boxing - Celebrity - Charity - Children - Church - Cinema - Comedy - Crime - Dance - Death - Disaster - Drugs - Fashion - Food - Gambling - Ghost - Grave - Health - Historical - Industry - Justice - LGBT - Literary - Look Up - Medical - Military - Motoring - Murder - Museum - Music - Nature - Naval - Paranormal - Pioneer - Poetry - Police - Politics - Pub - Public Amenities - Quirky - Religion - Retail - Ripper - River - Royalty - Science - Sculpture - Sex - Signs - Society - Sport - Subterranean - Technology - Theatre - Train - Transport - Tube - TV - Weather -

Contact Us

IN THE NEWS

Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

TOUR OF THE MONTH

The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th January 1964 Born today: Victoria Sellers, London England, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)

20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.

20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Top Literary-related places to visit in London.



It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
12. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
13. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
14. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
15. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
16. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
17. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
18. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
19. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
20. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
21. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
22. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
23. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
24. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
25. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
26. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
27. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
28. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
29. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
30. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
31. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
32. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
33. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
34. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
35. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
36. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
37. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
38. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
39. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
40. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
41. Temple Church @ Temple, London
42. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
43. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
44. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
45. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
46. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
47. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
48. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
49. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
50. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
51. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
52. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
53. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
54. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
55. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
56. Grub Street @ Milton Street, London
57. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
58. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
59. Brixton Tate Library @ Brixton Oval, Brixton, London
60. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate
61. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
62. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
63. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
64. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
65. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
66. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
67. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
68. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
69. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
70. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
71. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
72. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
73. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
74. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
75. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
76. Victoria Tower @ Westminster
77. 84 Charing Cross Road @ 84 Charing Cross Road, London
78. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
79. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
80. Home to Three Men in a Boat @ 91-104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
81. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
82. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
83. The London Library @ 14 St James' Square
84. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
85. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
86. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
87. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
88. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
89. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
90. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
91. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
92. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
93. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
94. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
95. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
96. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
97. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
98. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
99. Self Help Man lived here @ 8 Pembroke Gardens, Kensington, London
100. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
101. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
102. Drama here since 1948 @ Beech Walk, Crayford
103. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
104. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
105. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
106. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
107. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
108. Strawberry Hill House @ 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham
109. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
110. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip