Hidden gems

Hidden gems

Dig beneath the surface of a city to find out where the locals eat, drink and have fun. One of the best ways to live like a native is to check out local blogs and newspapers, while keeping an eye on the free magazines handed out, especially in university towns. Consider being led by an official guide on an alternative tour of the city, perhaps taking in its spooky landmarks, its alternative scene or the best music venues. Your tour guide will be an expert in England’s hidden attractions and might be a local musician or maybe even a clairvoyant.

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Float along London's Regent's Canal

Take a boat from Little Venice to Camden Town along the Regent's Canal

Location: London, Greater London

 

Wander the medieval passageways & get lost in the City

Navigate your way through the intriguing streets of the old City and embrace its quirky nature.

Location: London, Greater London

 

Take a moment to relax in St Dunstan in the East

Relax in the grounds of this historic church, and enjoy the gardens growing through the ruins.

Location: London, Greater London

 

Lose yourself in Chelsea Physic Garden

There’s more to Chelsea than fancy boutiques and Premier League football clubs, you know.

Location: London, Greater London

 

Spot deer in the city

It might come as a surprise to discover a deer-filled oasis just a tube ride away from the hustle and bustle of London.

Location: Richmond, Surrey

 

Pick your own at Parkside Farm

Blackberries, raspberries, strawberries... time to get picking and fill those baskets at Parkside Farm.

Location: Enfield, London

 

Stay in John Betjeman’s old home

If you’re planning a weekend in London why not swap the same old hotel for something with a bit more history?

Location: London

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