Home to the Duke of Wellington after his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo.
This beautiful Georgian building was the London home of the first Duke of Wellington and has changed very little since his great victory at Waterloo in 1815. Revel in one of the finest art collections in London, with paintings by Velazquez and Rubens, as well as a wonderful collection of silver and…
Be amazed by the glittering interiors of the grandest address in the capital, once known as 'Number 1 London'. This beautiful Georgian building was the London home of the first Duke of Wellington and has changed very little since his great victory at Waterloo in 1815. Revel in one of the finest art…
Home of the Duke of Wellington and a fascinating mini stately home visit with mementoes of the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo. Known as "number 1 london" it is the elegant house on the North side of Hyde Park Corner.
The official address is Number One London. This house was given to the Duke of Wellington after the battle of Waterloo and is now a museum.
“One of Europe's great art houses, Tate Britain specializies in British paintings from the 16th Century through to modern times. It displays good examples of William Blake religious sketches and the Pre-Raphaelites' naturalistic and detailed art, Gainsborough's aristocratic ladies and the best collection anywhere of J.M.W Turner's swirling works.”
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“A statue of Beau Brumell, the ultimate dandy meets you as if to say “Within a block in either direction are numerous gentleman’s shirt makers and many other delightful small shops” Stand by the statue and survey your menswear shopping options. (All to the right) Bates Hats still sells bowlers and top hats, as it has for a century. Turnball & Asser has dressed Winston Churchill, Prince Charles and James Bond with its “Bespoke” (custom-made) shirts and suits. John Lobb has sold boots to Prince’s William and Harry. Trickers has been making shoes for gentlemen since the days of Beau Brummel . It was Brummel (1778-1840) who popularized the understated jacket-trousers-and-tie ensemble. ”
“Once a medieval moated castle and playground to Henry VIII, what’s left of Eltham Castle and its Great Hall is often overshadowed by the manor house and beautiful gardens. Head over in summer for art deco exhibitions, jousting competitions and family picnic days!”
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“A small gem of riverside green space with stunning views of the river and Tower Bridge. A good place to relax and perhaps take a small picnic. Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden commemorates the civilians who died in the London blitz which commenced on 7 September 1940 and ended on 10 May 1941. London was initially bombed for 57 consecutive nights. Many other cities and areas suffered but the East End of London was one of the worst hit areas due to its proximity to the docks with 436 Londoners killed and 1,666 injured on the first night alone, and with total casualties near to 30,000.”