Literary Top Literary-related places to visit in London.

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.

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11. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
12. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
13. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
14. The French House @ 49 Dean Street, Soho
15. Peter the Great trashed here @ 146 Deptford High Street, London
16. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
17. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
18. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
19. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
20. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
21. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
22. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
23. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
24. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
25. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
26. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
27. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
28. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
29. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
30. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
31. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
32. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
33. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
34. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
35. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
36. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
37. Temple Church @ Temple, London
38. Gordons... Wine Specialist @ 47 Villiers Street
39. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
40. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
41. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
42. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
43. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
44. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
45. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
46. 101 Dalmations author lived here @ 19 Dorset Square, Marylebone
47. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
48. William Morris' Red House @ Red House Lane
49. The Greene Man @ 383 Euston Road, Marylebone
50. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
51. Non-Roman Bath @ 5 Strand Lane, London
52. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
53. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
54. Rimbaud and Verlaines House @ 8 Royal College Street, Camden, London
55. Voltaire lived and wrote here @ 10 Maiden Lane, Westminster, London
56. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
57. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
58. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
59. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
60. The Real Scrooge lived here @ 18 Great Marlborough Street
61. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
62. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
63. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
64. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
65. Author JG Ballard lived here @ 36 Old Charlton Road, Shepperton
66. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
67. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
68. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
69. Edward Lear lived here @ 15 Stratford Place, Westminster
70. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
71. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
72. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
73. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
74. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
75. 84 Charing Cross Road @ 84 Charing Cross Road, London
76. Saffron Hill @ Saffron Hill, Farringdon
77. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
78. Anthony Trollope was born here @ 16 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London
79. Charles Dickens 'Oliver Twist' @ 22 Cleveland Street
80. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
81. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
82. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
83. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
84. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
85. Walter Pater lived here @ 12 Earls Terrace, Kensington
86. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
87. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
88. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
89. A Monastery and a Bard @ Blackfriars
90. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
91. Mervyn Peake lived here @ 1 Drayton Gardens, London
92. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
93. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
94. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
95. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
96. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
97. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
98. Chelsea's Anglesea Arms @ 15 Selwood Terrace, Chelsea
99. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
100. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
101. A meeting of Literary Minds @ 87-89 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
102. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
103. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
104. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
105. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
106. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
107. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
108. Highgate Hill's Memorial Story @ Highgate Hill
109. Agatha Christie's First Home @ 47-48 Campden Street, Kensington
110. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London