A cab service to visit the secret places of London
Have you ever thought about being a tourist using a cab service?
Even if it may sound fancy, visiting secret London in a day with a cab service is a sustainable and affordable option. Furthermore, if the time is limited, who doesn’t want to make the most of a day?
There is much more in London than the striking tourist attractions. We consider always a good idea to take a little side step and wander the less tourist-trodden streets and areas. There are hidden gems just waiting to be discovered.
To take off the stress of planning and help you enjoy a great secret tour, we made a great mini guide for you. Shhhh, do not tell anyone, it is secret!
Kyoto Garden– Holland Park, Holland Park Ave, Kensington, London, W11 4UA
Created by a distinguished Japanese designer, Kyoto Garden is a real oasis of tranquility. If you need to escape the madness of a busy city, this is a great place for meditation and relaxation. It is a small piece of Japan in the middle of London, with a beautiful pond full of koi carps and a waterfall. There are plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the colorful views.
Little Venice – Little Venice, London, W9 2PT
Even if it is situated nearby the crowded Paddington Station, Little Venice is a haven of peace. A river full of canal boats, as well as day trip boats and floating cafes, waits to be stumbled on. Have a walk on the banks, refill your batteries and enjoy a different side of London.
Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy– Rockefeller Building, 21 University St, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6DE
Established in 1828 as an educating collection of zoological specimens and material for dissection, the museum is one of the oldest natural history collections in the United Kingdom. Worth a visit, as it includes in its collection some rather interesting objects. You can see a jar with 18 preserved moles, a brain collection, a quagga skeleton, which is the rarest skeleton in the world and much more.
Saint Dunstan in the East Church Garden– St Dunstan’s Hill, London, EC3R 5DD
A small wander from Monument station and you will fall on this amazing and quiet spot. A church built in 1100, shielded by trees and plants, this beautiful location is definitely worth a visit. The remains survived the Great Fire and the Blitz, being turned in 1970 into a public garden.
St Katharine Docks Marina– 50 St Katharine’s Way, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London, E1W 1LA
London’s only marina, it opened in 1828, designed by Thomas Telford. St Katharine Docks Marina used to be one of the busiest ports in the United Kingdom, famous worldwide for handling luxury goods, rum, spices, perfumes, wines, and tea. Today, the dock is home for super-luxurious houses and boats. A great and picturesque place for recreation. Every Friday, the Docks hosts the well-liked World Food Market, providing some of London’s best street food.
Leadenhall Market– Gracechurch St, London, EC3V 1LT
The market is located in the old Roman side of London and it dates back to 14th century. It used to be a butcher’s market, but now is a stylish place for fine dining, boutique shops, and relaxation. The amazing architecture will make you feel transported into another era. Definitely worth a visit!
Borough Market– 8 Southwark St, London, SE1 1TL
A real market, with real local products, Borough Market is Britain’s most well-known food market. Pay a visit and awaken your senses, enjoying this colorful place full of scents from around the world! You can grab a bite too, as street food stalls are available daily.
Fulham Palace– Bishop’s Ave, Fulham, London, SW6 6EA
Dating back in 704, Fulham Palace is a great museum with archeological evidence of Neolithic, Iron Age, and Roman era. Admission to the Palace and its garden is free. Exquisite lawns and gardens with a natural feel and ancient trees are waiting to be admired.
Pergola Gardens– The Pergola, Inverforth Cl, London, NW3 7EX
A magical secret place in Hampstead awaits to be discovered! It offers fascinating views over the Heath and Hampstead Hill Gardens, and it is a place for all seasons. Free entry is a bonus.
London is much more than the regular landmarks present on the “must see list”. If you visit and have limited time available, make the most of it using our 5 stars rated cab service.