Anything beyond central London or the East End to Greenwich
The royal palace so nice Henry VIII honeymooned here twice—and then three times, and four, and five...
One of the world's top botanical gardens and parks
The world's oldest scientific zoo (as opposed to some royal menagerie) is home to more than 750 species
A vast park in North London, with lovely views, wooded rambles, swimming ponds, cozy pubs, and Old Master art in a genteel manor house
A 17th century manor house in Hampstead Heath with a fabulous free art collection
A 395-acre park with an Open Air Theatre, zoo, sports pitches, and flower gardens
The Hampstead home where Freud spent his final year retains the actual couch Freud used during psychoanalysis sessions
The house in Hampstead where John Keats wrote his most famous poems and met his love, Fanny Brawne
The largest collection of markets in Greater London
Perhaps the nicest B&B in London—though not the most central (in Hammersmith and Fulham)
Dorm rooms in Clerkenwell with the London School of Economics
A 16th century pub on Hampstead Heath that inspired Keats, Dickens, and Stoker
A wonderfully inexpensive Greek Cypriot restaurant in Camden
Giuglielmo Marconi made the first wireless (radio) transmission to the U.S. from a room at London's Savoy Hotel.