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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Greater London

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Historical Places in Greater London

Red House , Bexleyheath
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Kew Palace , Richmond-upon-Thames
4.5
Kew Palace is a British royal palace within the grounds of Kew Gardens on the banks of the River Thames. Originally a large complex, few elem
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Avoid London's heavy traffic and save time and costs. Enjoy a scenic drive from Bromley through the Kent countryside before arriving at Down House. (Bromley South Station is less than 20 minutes’ direct train ride from London Victoria, covered by zone 5 Oystercards or Travelcards). Down House was where Darwin developed his theory of evolution by natural selection and wrote his controversial and groundbreaking work On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859).Visit the house’s museum and learn what Darwin discovered during his famous voyage on HMS Beagle.Maintained by English Heritage, tour inside the property and get a glimpse of how this well-known family lived in Victorian times.Walk around the wonderful gardens and visit his greenhouse, used for his many plant experiments.It’s educational and enjoyable for kids and adults alike. There will also be an opportunity to enjoy lunch or tea.N.B. Restricted opening during winter months. Please enquire.
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Lesnes Abbey , Belvedere
4.6
Lesnes Abbey is a former abbey, now ruined, in Abbey Wood, in the London Borough of Bexley, southeast London, England. It is a scheduled monu
Religious Site
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