Today’s guest post has been written by Constantin Singureanu from Hotel 55, located near my favourite tube station – North Ealing. It’s a cosy contemporary hotel and a perfect starting point to exploring leafy Ealing and its neighbours.
Been to the museums? Browsed through every department of Harrods but still feel like you haven’t gotten to know South Kensington well enough. Do you have some energy left? Enjoy a slow contemplative stroll away from the hustle and bustle near the tube station and get to know some fascinating places. Here’s your guide.
Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia walk is a great chance to get to know a different side of Central London. Explore both for great architecture, good food, history and some other curiosities, like Pollock’s Toy Museum.
Old Paradise Yard is an entrepreneurial hub hidden in back streets of Waterloo. It’s an example of inspiring modern architecture and creative use of space in South London. Find out about its presence and past as well as what its residents think of the place and where else they recommend to go in the area.
In today’s post David Tootill, director and founder of Southbank Mosaics, social enterprise that works with young people in trouble with the law, shares about the walk in the footsteps of William Blake, English poet, painter, and printmaker, who lived in Lambeth. Southbank Mosaics has turned some of his works into mosaics that you can see in South London.
Short walk before or after work? A different place to take your friends on a weekend walk? Courtenay Street in Kennington is your answer. It attracts because of its distinctive architecture and atmosphere. Located near Vauxhall and Waterloo stations is also place to see for those visiting London.