Hidden away in a private wood is a 300 year old folly, Queen Anne's Summerhouse. Queen Anne never visited it, but you can.
In this the 90th anniversary of the publication of the discovery of penicillin and the transformation of medical science, what better than to visit the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum?
Many towns have bits of abandoned railway, maybe a tunnel or a viaduct, but there are few that have both. Such a place is Winchester, and this is a tale of a lost railway.
Today marks the 250th anniversary of the government shooting dead rioters in Southwark.
There’s a museum on a private road, behind a locked door and up several floors, that’s a remarkable survivor of Nazi and Communist oppression in Eastern Europe.
A water pump on the edge of the City of London that was praised for its clean clear water, that killed hundreds of Londoners.
An early precursor of the modern shopping centre is the Arcade, and a rather fine example can be found just outside Liverpool Street station.
You might have seen a small round cubicle on the edge of Trafalgar Square and been told it's the London's smallest police station. You might have been told that it was an idea of Sir Lionel Edwards. Both are wrong.
A dead cock fed on peppercorns, equal quantities of opium, saltpetre and liquorice, a tincture of mercury -- are recommended treatments of Georgian London, and on display at the moment.
Last December marked the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, which laid out the foundations of the modern welfare state, and there's a small exhibition about the report at the LSE.
Deep under a 1960s office block can be found one of London's largest Roman ruins, and tours will resume this weekend.
Long hidden behind other buildings, Stationers' Hall is one of the largest and most opulent of City livery halls, and they've just started holding regular public tours.
It's 1am on 25th March 1748 and a small fire has started in a wig maker in the City of London. By lunchtime nearly 100 homes and two entire blocks in the heart of the city would lay in ruins.
On a street surrounded by modern glass and steel office blocks, can be found this slightly ramshackle but quite delightful row of workshops and flats.
Planning permission has been given for the tennis museum at the Wimbledon tennis club to be revamped.