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The memorial to a failed North-East Passage

As motorists journey through the Rotherhithe tunnel, little do they know that there's a memorial to another greater journey above their heads.


Photos of the disused King William Street tube station

Deep under the City of London lies the oldest disused tube station in London, and one that's currently a hive of activity.


Climb a 680 year old tower overlooking the Thames

Right next to Lambeth Palace is an old church, and it's possible to climb up its 131 stone steps to stand on the roof for some fantastic views across the Thames to Parliament.


Climb to the top of Severndroog Castle

In 1755, a naval battle took place off the coast of India that resulted in a castle being built in South London. And now you can go to the top for impressive views across London.


Shrewsbury Tumulus – the Bronze Age burial site in the middle of a housing estate

Next to a road junction in the middle of a South London housing estate can be found a Bronze-Age era burial mound.


See inside the refurbished Toynbee Hall

Hidden, at the moment, down a long builders alley is a building that is more than just a building, it represents 130 years of social catalyst for change in the East End.


Museums by appointment: The London Roman Wall and Bastion

In a basement underneath Merrill Lynch's London office can be found an exceptionally well preserved section of Roman Wall, and a Medieval Bastion, and they're both free to visit.


Immortalized forever – a temporary exhibition

There's a temporary exhibition in an old industrial space that looks at how mankind seeks to create an eternal memory to the dead.


The block of flats named after a war hero

If you pass a rather nondescript block of flats in Richmond, you might be surprised to see a poppy wreath hanging on the wall.


The Blowing Stone

A strange and curious stone standing inside a fenced off area next to a small row of cottages in the countryside - this is the Blowing Stone.