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. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
12. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
13. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
14. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
15. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
16. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
17. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
18. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
19. Writer Haggard lived here @ 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith
20. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
21. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
22. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
23. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
24. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
25. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
26. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
27. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
28. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
29. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
30. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
31. Evelyn Waugh lived here @ 145 North End Road, Golders Green
32. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
33. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
34. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
35. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
36. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
37. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
38. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
39. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
40. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
41. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
42. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
43. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
44. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
45. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
46. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
47. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
48. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
49. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
50. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
51. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
52. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
53. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
54. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
55. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
56. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
57. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
58. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
59. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
60. Enid Bagnold's Cow @ 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, London
61. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
62. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
63. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
64. Goldsmith and Blackstone @ 2 Brick Court, Temple, London
65. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
66. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
67. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
68. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
69. Peter Cook's Baby Lives On @ 6 Carlisle Street
70. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
71. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
72. Barn Elms Kit Cat House @ Barn Elms, Putney, London
73. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
74. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
75. John Buchan lived here @ 76 Portland Place, Marylebone, London
76. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
77. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
78. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
79. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
80. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
81. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
82. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
83. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
84. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
85. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
86. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
87. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
88. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
89. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
90. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
91. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
92. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
93. HG Wells lived here @ 13 Hanover Terrace, Green Park, London
94. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
95. Architect Pevsner lived here @ 2 Wildwood Terrace, Hampstead, London
96. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
97. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
98. William Morris' Georgian Retreat @ 26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
99. The Old Nicholl @ Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London
100. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
101. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
102. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
103. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
104. Canada Water Super-Library @ 21 Surrey Quays Road, Rotherhithe
105. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
106. Cliveden and the Profumo Affair @ Taplow, Maidenhead
107. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
108. World's Biggest Plum Pudding! @ 17 Easycheap, London
109. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
110. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park