Attractions for category: Historic Attractions

  • Edinburgh Dungeon
     

    Edinburgh Dungeon

    Edinburgh Dungeon is run by the same company as the impressive London and York Dungeons, and  Edinburgh Dungeon is equally a “feast of fun with history’s horrible bits”. The family attraction based at the imposing […]

     
     
  • Dennis Severs’ House
     

    Dennis Severs’ House

    The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs’ House at 18 Folgate Street in Spitalfields captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced by a fictional family of Huguenot silk […]

     
     
  • Chiswick House and Gardens
     

    Chiswick House and Gardens

    Chiswick House is a magnificent villa set in beautiful historic gardens in West London. The villa is arguably the finest remaining example of Neo-Palladian architecture in London. Set in 65 acres, the house was completed […]

     
     
  • Crofton Roman Villa
     

    Crofton Roman Villa

    The Crofton Roman Villa house was occupied from about AD 140 to 400 and was the centre of a farming estate of about 500 acres. The site was discovered in 1926, when workmen were preparing […]

     
     
  • Dr Johnson’s House
     

    Dr Johnson’s House

    Dr Johnson’s House is one of the few residential houses of its age still surviving in the City of London. Built around the year 1700, it was a home and workplace for writer Samuel Johnson […]

     
     
  • Eltham Palace and Gardens
     

    Eltham Palace and Gardens

    Immerse yourself in 1930s Art Deco decadence at Eltham Palace, one of the most enchanting visitor attractions in London. Built by the wealthy Courtauld family next to the remains of Eltham Palace, childhood home of […]

     
     
  • Banqueting House
     

    Banqueting House

    Situated in Whitehall, at the back of Horse Guards Parade, stands the splendid Banqueting House, the only complete building of the old Whitehall Palace to have survived. Whitehall Palace was built on the site of […]