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

Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Singer Tommy Steele, born in Bermondsey, London.go to related location

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

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. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
12. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
13. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
14. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
15. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
16. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
17. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
18. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
19. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
20. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
21. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
22. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
23. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
24. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
25. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
26. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
27. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
28. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
29. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
30. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
31. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
32. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
33. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
34. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
35. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
36. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
37. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
38. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
39. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
40. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
41. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
42. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
43. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
44. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
45. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
46. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese @ 145 Fleet St
47. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
48. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
49. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
50. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
51. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
52. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
53. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
54. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
55. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
56. An Art & Print Treasure @ Bride Lane, Fleet Street
57. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
58. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
59. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
60. Victoria Tower @ Westminster
61. Where Boswell met Johnson @ 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden
62. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
63. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
64. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
65. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
66. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
67. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
68. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
69. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
70. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
71. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
72. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
73. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
74. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
75. The Holly Bush @ 22 Holly Mount, Hampstead
76. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
77. Mervyn Peake lived here @ 1 Drayton Gardens, London
78. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
79. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
80. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
81. Home to the Daily Courant @ Fleet Street
82. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
83. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
84. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
85. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
86. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
87. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
88. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
89. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
90. Rupert Bear was created Here @ 58 Cranes Park
91. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
92. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
93. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
94. HG Wells lived here @ 13 Hanover Terrace, Green Park, London
95. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
96. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
97. Keats House @ Keats Grove, Hampstead, London
98. Charles Dickens 'Oliver Twist' @ 22 Cleveland Street
99. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
100. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
101. 84 Charing Cross Road @ 84 Charing Cross Road, London
102. Siegfried Sassoon lived here @ 23 Campden Hill Square
103. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
104. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
105. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
106. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
107. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
108. Home to Three Men in a Boat @ 91-104 Chelsea Gardens, Chelsea Bridge Road
109. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
110. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London