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Honest reviews of London’s landmarks and attractions

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden used to be a big fruit and vegetable market. If you wanted some fish you'd go to Billingsgate. If you want… more

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Marble Arch

If you're expecting Marble Arch to compare with the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, or the Arch of Constantine in Rome, then f… more

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Downing Street

I would make a brilliant Prime Minister. And I'm not just saying that to blow my own trumpet (I don't even own a trumpet… more

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Jewel Tower

This is the kind of historic old building that usually appeals to me, and I really want to give it a good review (I real… more

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Cutty Sark

When I was a kid the Cutty Sark used to be beached inside a dry concrete pit, and all the stale rainwater would collect… more

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Dr. Johnson's House

If you flick through a few London guidebooks then it won't be long before you find the phrase "If you're tired of L… more

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City Hall

City Hall is where the Mayor of London works. I'm always a bit wary about coming in here. If truth be told I'm more scar… more

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Kensington Gardens

I always think of Hyde Park as stretching all the way from Park Lane to Kensington Palace, but it actually stops at the… more

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Banqueting House

I have a theory that you can gauge the age of a person solely by the kind of artwork they like. It's a bit like counting… more

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London Transport Museum

I'm always a bit embarrassed when I come to the London Transport Museum because in my head I imagine that it's full of t… more

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