Secret London

Explore a totally different side to the city with our guide to secret London – featuring lesser-known museums, low-key bars and other clandestine shenanigans

Narcissus Hall at the Leighton House Museum
© Will Pryce

London is home to iconic attractions, well-known museums and world-class restaurants, but it’s also brimming over with under-the-radar gems, perfect for when you want to spend some time off the beaten track. We all need a little break from the hustle and bustle of the city sometimes, so we’ve put together a guide to some of the very best kept secrets and unusual things that London has to offer. Explore a lesser-known side of the capital and spend a day losing yourself in hidden gardens, having a drink in a disguised bar, and revisiting forgotten locations. Just make sure you keep it to yourself, alright?

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