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