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:

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11. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
12. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
13. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
14. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
15. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
16. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
17. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
18. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
19. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
20. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
21. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
22. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
23. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
24. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
25. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
26. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
27. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
28. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
29. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
30. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
31. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
32. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
33. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
34. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
35. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
36. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
37. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
38. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
39. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
40. Agatha Christies Bombed House @ 58 Sheffield Terrace, Kensington
41. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
42. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
43. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
44. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
45. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
46. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
47. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
48. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
49. Once home to Mr Stamp @ Canal Road, Bow
50. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
51. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
52. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
53. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
54. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
55. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
56. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
57. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
58. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
59. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
60. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
61. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
62. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
63. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
64. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
65. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
66. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
67. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
68. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
69. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
70. Strawberry Hill House @ 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham
71. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
72. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
73. Gothic Author Riddell lived here @ East Gate Lodge, St Ann's Road, Tottenham
74. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
75. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
76. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
77. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
78. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
79. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
80. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
81. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
82. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
83. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
84. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
85. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
86. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
87. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
88. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
89. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
90. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
91. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
92. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
93. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
94. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
95. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
96. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
97. Heath Robinson lived here @ Moy Lodge, 75 Moss Lane, Pinner, Harrow
98. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
99. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
100. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
101. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
102. The Holly Bush @ 22 Holly Mount, Hampstead
103. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
104. Home to Three Men in a Boat @ 91-104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
105. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
106. Mervyn Peake lived here @ 1 Drayton Gardens, London
107. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
108. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
109. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
110. Sir John Betjeman @ 31 Highgate West Hill, Highgate, Highgate