The Honourable Society of Middle Temple Hall was built in the 16th century, during William Shakespeare’s time and is one of the four inns of courst which can call its members to the bar. (The others are Inner Temple, Grays Inn and Lincoln’s Inn.) It was in the 13th century that the inns of court […]
Dotted around London are these little green huts. They are actually cabman shelters designed so that taxi drivers (and hansome cab drivers in the old days) could have somewhere to go and rest and have some reasonably priced refreshments. Cabman shelters are now listed buildings and you can still buy snacks at them but you […]
In this London guide Joolz Guides goes for a drink on a battleship moored on the river Thames. HMS President was a Q-Ship which saw action in the first world war, which were battleships disguised as merchant ships. This particular one is decorated in the style of a dazzleship which was a form of camouflage […]
Joolz explains how the streets got their peculiar names around Embankment and how the narrowing of the river caused York House Watergate to be isolated. York House Watergate was a part of a grand estate belonging to the Duke of Buckingham. In the 18th century the river came all the way up to the York […]
Situated just off Fleet Street in an area called Temple Inn is one of London’s most beautiful treasures. The Temple Church was built over 800 years ago for the famous order of the Knights Templar. You might recognize the Temple Church from the film The Da Vinci Code but in real life it has great […]
If you ever walk across the Millenium Bridge look under your feet and you will see little colourful drawings. These are what the Chewing Gum man – Ben Wilson calls gum pics. Ben is no stranger to the police and in fact he often has run-ins with them as they try to prosecute him for […]
Borough Market is situated by London Bridge and is a must see for gourmet travellers. In this London guide, Joolz tries out the best sausage rolls in London, organic iced tea and even award winning English wine! If you want a London guide where you meet the actual characters of London Joolz Guides is for […]
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