London Literary Sites for Book Lovers

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London is FULL of destinations for book lovers. Walk in your favorite author's footsteps. Visit fictional characters in statue form. Step inside author's houses (or fictional houses, in the case of Sherlock Holmes). And don't forget to visit the bookstores and libraries where you can find your favorite reads!
Westminster Abbey, London, EnglandWestminster AbbeyLondon, EnglandPoets’ Corner is the section within Westminster Abbey where you’ll find headstones and memorial plaques for several of Britain’s most famous...Mr Fogg's Tavern, London, EnglandMr Fogg's TavernLondon, EnglandOne of the best things about London is beautifully decorated shops and bars. This one is Mr Fogg's Tavern near Leicester. #london #uk #floral #cafe...Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, London, EnglandYe Olde Cheshire CheeseLondon, EnglandJust around the corner from Dr. Johnson’s house, the Ye Old Cheshire Cheese pub was once the meeting place of authors and several of them even put...Dr Johnson's House, London, EnglandDr Johnson's HouseLondon, EnglandDr. Samuel Johnson was the author of the widely used Dictionary of the English Language. He standardized much of the English language that we still...MinaLima Design, London, EnglandMinaLima DesignLondon, EnglandThe house of MinaLima is a slightly lesser known must-see for Harry Potter fans. Ok, it’s only book related in that it’s related to the films...Kings Cross Station, London, EnglandKings Cross StationLondon, EnglandThis is a must for all Harry Potter lovers. While there may not actually be a platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross Station in London, there is a shop at...The British Library, London, EnglandThe British LibraryLondon, EnglandEven if you can’t check out books at the British Library and don’t have something to study for, you should still visit this Library. The permanent...Waterstones, London, EnglandWaterstonesLondon, EnglandThe flagship Waterstones at Piccadilly is London’s largest bookstore and possibly the biggest bookstore in Europe. It has SIX floors of books and...George, London, EnglandGeorgeLondon, EnglandBesides being London’s only surviving galleried coaching inn, The George was a frequent stop of author Charles Dickens. He even mentioned the inn...Charles Dickens Museum, London, EnglandCharles Dickens MuseumLondon, EnglandAt the back of the Charles Dickens Museum you’ll find a tea room with a patio where you may just want to take your scone and afternoon tea snd sit...Charles Dickens Museum, London, EnglandCharles Dickens MuseumLondon, EnglandWalking through Charles Dickens’ first London home, you’ll learn about the struggles he faced in his personal life, his desire to be the center of...Sir James Barrie Blue Plaque, London, EnglandSir James Barrie Blue PlaqueLondon, EnglandTake yourself on a self-guided walking tour through the Bloomsbury Neighborhood and you’ll find the former home of Virginia Wolfe, the site of...Peter Pan Statue, London, EnglandPeter Pan StatueLondon, EnglandThis doesn't look at all like I'd thought it would, but I love knowing J. M. Barrie chose this spot for this statue. Blog post:...Shakespeare's Globe, London, EnglandShakespeare's GlobeLondon, EnglandLondon’s Globe Theater is actually a replica of Shakespeare’s original theater, which succumbed to fire, but it has been rebuilt with similar...Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Watford, EnglandWarner Bros. Studio Tour LondonWatford, EnglandGive yourself all day to wander the Harry Potter Studio Experience. Take the train and the studio shuttle rather than the bus from London to...The Sherlock Holmes Museum, London, EnglandThe Sherlock Holmes MuseumLondon, EnglandAlthough the famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his assistant, Dr. John Watson, are characters created by author Sir Arthur Conan...Kenwood House, London, EnglandKenwood HouseLondon, EnglandThe Kenwood Estate in Hampstead Heath was home to Dido Elizabeth Belle, she was daughter to a slave mother and a naval officer father who had her...Paddington Bear Statue, London, EnglandPaddington Bear StatueLondon, EnglandPaddington Bear at Paddington Station Blog post: #literarytravel...
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