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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park_Olympic Rings with velodrome in distance. Photo Credit: © Sarah Wood.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Legacy Of London 2012 Olympic Games

I can pinpoint the moment that I knew that the London Olympics were going to be great. James Bond was in Buckingham Palace meeting the Queen. It had to be a lookalike, didn’t it? Then she turned around and it really was the Queen.

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Guide London A – Z: Letter E London Landmarks And Tourist Attractions

How many London landmarks and tourist attractions can you name that start with the letter E? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Robert Woolf continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks in London starting with the Letter E.

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Thierry Noir's work in Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London. Photo Credit: © Antony Robbins.

Spolight on Shoreditch, A Central London Locale

Shoreditch is one of Central London’s most surprising neighborhoods as it is where the world of high-finance and tech meets the East End. It is a great neighbourhood to unearth little corners of secret and lost London via a walking tour with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

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Guide London A to Z Letter D

Guide London A – Z: Letter D London Landmarks And Tourist Attractions

How many London landmarks and tourist attractions can you name that start with the letter D? Blue Badge Tourist Guide David Drury continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks in London starting with the Letter D.

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Guide London A to Z: Letter C

Guide London A – Z: Letter C London Landmarks And Tourist Attractions

How many London landmarks and tourist attractions can you name that start with the letter C? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Caroline Piper continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks in London starting with the Letter C.

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Prince Diana Statue at Kensington Palace by Sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. Photo Credit: Adam Budhram at Historic Royal Palaces.

Princess Diana Statue at Kensington Palace

On what would have been her sixtieth birthday a new statue of Diana, Princess of Wales was unveiled at Kensington Palace by her two sons Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. Also present at the unveiling were the Princess’s brother Earl Spencer and her sisters, Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale.

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Guide London A to Z: Letter B

Guide London A – Z: Letter B London Landmarks And Tourist Attractions

How many London landmarks and tourist attractions can you name that start with the letter B? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Themis Halvantzi-Stringer continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks in London starting with the Letter B.

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Life-size metal sculpture of Samuel Coleridge Taylor on Charles Street in Croydon, London. Photo Credit: © Angela Morgan.

Samuel Coleridge Taylor – A London Classical Composer

I was once asked to do a walking tour of Croydon, my borough in London and also where the composer Samuel Coleridge Taylor lived for most of his life. He was a man of mixed heritage who studied music and composed the Hiawatha Wedding Feast inspired by Hiawatha, written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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Guide London A - Z: Letter A

Guide London A – Z: Letter A London Landmarks And Tourist Attractions

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the Letter A? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Nick Salmond kicks off our Guide London A – Z video series highlighting some popular and lesser-known tourist attractions beginning with the Letter A.

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Guide London A - Z

Launch of Guide London A – Z Video Series: Alphabetical Showcase Of London Tourist Attractions & Landmarks

Building on the success of our live broadcast series, the Association of Professional Tourist Guides is excited to announce the launch of a new video series: Guide London A-Z! We’ve challenged 26 of our 600+ Blue Badge Tourist Guides to share the best of London, from the popular to the quirky.

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The Healing of the Lame Man. Photo Credit: © Christopher Hayden.

London’s Famous Mortlake Tapestry Works

Opposite the church of St Mary The Virgin, Mortlake a path called Tapestry Court leads to the River Thames. Here you will find a plaque memorialising the seventeenth century Lower Dutch House, one of the former buildings of the Mortlake Tapestry Works.

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Scene from Netflix’s Bridgerton TV Series: Featherington family picnic in Painshill Park. Photo Credit: © Netflix.

Painshill Park, a Location Featured in Netflix’s Bridgerton TV Series

Observant visitors heading to the RHS Garden Wisley may spot a gothic tower beside the A3 near Cobham, unaware that this is one of the follies within Painshill Park, situated a short distance from London’s Ring Road, the M25.

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