Get to know the undiscovered London by going to these unusual places to explore:
The First Red London Telephone Box:
It is in St Pancras, designed by architect Sir John Soane to be his and his wife’s resting place in the Church there. Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, a trustee of Sir Soane, was inspired by the design and came up with the iconic red London telephone box that we know today.
The Smallest Police Station in the UK:
It is one of the most unusual places to visit in London. Pay a good visit to Trafalgar Square to see the smallest police station for yourself. It was built for the police to keep an eye on the ongoing protests in the square.
Little Venice in London:
It is not really hidden, but rather, underestimated. It is considered one of the secret photography spots in London. It has 3-lined canals with waterside cafes, tearooms, and restaurants. It is the liveliest in Summer as Londoners like to take a walk along the riverside or jump into colourful canal boats there.
Leadenhall Market in London:
Where Harry Potter fans feel at home, as if in the middle of Diagon Alley. It is one of the finest Victorian marketplaces in London. Whether you go during the day or at night, you will surely enjoy a walk there with your student accommodation Potterhead mates.
London Hidden Gems Restaurants for Students:
Head to Dans Le Noir in Clerkenwell, Garden Room in Leicester Square, Little Blue Door in Fulham, Indian Veg in Chapel Market, and Scandinavian Kitchen in Fitzrovia. They’re the real deal. If you’re interested in knowing the traditional foods in the UK, check our 6 Popular Traditional Cuisines in the UK blog article.