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Unexplored London

Unexplored London

Many places in London are yet under cover from thousands of tourists flooding the city. Browse our list and discover the Unexplored London Wetland Centre, Alexander Fleming Laboratory and get to know a different London from the one on the postcards. Not many know the Kenwood House and you bet no one will believe you've been to the world's only Fan Museum.

Kenwood House
Kenwood HouseKenwood House hosts an invaluable collection of world renowned paintings. Set in a picturesque parkland with views over London, Kenwood House presents masterpieces by Rembrandt, Reynolds, Gainsborough and more. Admission to this beautiful Palladian villa is free.

Hampstead Lane, London NW3
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8348 1286
Open: 1 April-31 October 2004: Daily: 10.00-17.00, 1 November-31 March 2005: Daily:10.00-16.00, Closed: 24-26 December, 1 January

London Wetland Centre
London Wetland CentreThe London Wetland Centre boasts 43 hectares and is recognised as the best urban site in Europe to watch wildlife. Opened in 2000, this is one of the most exciting and ambitious wildlife projects. Previously an untended Victorian reservoir, it is today a refuge to wetland wildlife. Touch screen are in place to help you learn more about the site which is 99% wheelchair accessible. Normal Adult Entry Price: £6.75

Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London SW13
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8409 4400
Open: 28 March-31 October: 09.30-18.00 (Last admission 17.00)
1 November-27 March: 9.30-17.00 (last admission: 16.00),
Closed: 25 December Early closing on 24 December
(Last admission 14.00)

The Original London Walks
The Original London WalksLondon walking tours are great for those active travellers who prefer to explore the city of London by foot rather than tussle in crowded buses and underground. Walking allows you to see so much more, whether you only have half a day, one day or longer. The Original London Walks include Historic City, Hidden London, Historic Westminster, Little Venice, Shakespeare and Dickens walks. These will take you through the main London highlights and give an in depth introduction to the most popular attractions. Original London Walks also offer Jack the Ripper Haunts tour, Historic Greenwich, Shakespeare's London, Sherlock Holmes and many more.

Phone:+44 (0) 20 7624 3978
Open: Operates 365 days a year

The Wernher Collection at Ranger's House
The Wernher Collection at Ranger's HouseRanger's House hosts a magnificent collection of world renowned painting and work of art called the Wernher Collection. The collection consists of a display of medieval and Renaissance works of art, all purchased by the millionaire Sir Julius Wernher, after whom the collection is named. This art collection affirms Sir Julius's place within the nouveaux rich in late 19th century London.

Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London SE10
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8853 0035
Open: 2 June-31 August 2004:Wednesday-Sunday:10.00 17.00

Wellington Arch
Wellington ArchWellington Arch, set in the heart of Royal London at Hyde Park Corner, is a landmark. The building of this massive monument was commissioned by George IV and was to be an entrance to Buckingham Palace. It was moved to its present site by Decimus Burton in 1882. Inside the Arch, exhibitions convey the history of the arch and introduce various statues and memorials around London.

Hyde Park Corner, W1
Phone:+44 (0) 20 7930 2726
Open: 1 April-31 October 2004: Daily: 10.00-17.00,1 November-31 March 2005: Daily: 10.00-16.00, Closed: 24-26 December, 1 January

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumWimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum hosts a collection of finest tennis equipment, costumes and attributes of past and present tennis Champions. The museum has active school programmes and children have a great chance to learn through a range of subjects and explore the game of lawn tennis in a pleasant environment.

The history of tennis has its origins to the time of medieval royal tennis. Today tennis is a multi-million pound international sport.

Centre Court, The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8946 6131
Open: Daily: 10.30-17.00 Closed: 24-26 December 2004 1 January 2005
Closed to non-tournament visitors during Championships

Wimbledon Tour Experience
Wimbledon Tour ExperienceThe Wimbledon Tour gives you an exclusive access to areas where even tournament ticket holders are forbidden to enter. Tours leaders, Blue Badge Guides, will take you to places like the Millennium Building and Press Interview Room as well as No. 1 Court, Centre Court and many more. A must for a tennis fan, the Wimbledon Tour is a great chance to learn more about Wimbledon. Tickets are normally £14.50 for an adult and £11.00 for a child.

Centre Court, The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club,
Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8946 6131
Open: Daily: 10.30-7.00 Closed: 24-26 December 2004, 1 January 2005
Closed to non-tournament visitors during Championships
No tours 21 June-4 July 2004
Advance booking is advisable. Phone for availability and departure time.

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