Charming and peaceful places in LondonPosted by Jerrard Romanoff in Guides, on August 27, 2015
The English capital, London is a vibrant, busy and lively metropolis. However, it also has its quite and calm spots where people can escape from the noises of the city. Down below are listed some of the most peaceful places in London.
- London Wetlands Centre – Located in the area of Barnes, this peaceful and amazing wetland reserve was opened in 2002. It covers an area of almost 30 hectares and is home to a wide number of bird species such as the Eurasian bittern, water rail, rose-ringed parakeet, little grebe, great crested grebe and many, many more. In 2012, the London Wetlands Centre was voted the favorite nature reserve in Britain. All this makes the wetland reserve a must see sight in the English capital.
- Daunt Books– Daunt Books is a chain of bookshops which was founded by James Daunt. However, not all stores from the chain are the same, as the Marylebone store is one of the most popular in the world. It is situated on Marylebone High Street and is housed in an Edwardian bookshop with mesmerizing skylights, William Morris prints and majestic long oak galleries. The oldest section of the shop dates back to the early 20th century and is believed to be the only surviving part of the world’s first custom build bookshop. Make sure that you visit this fascinating book store, regardless whether you are an avid reader or not.
- Hampstead Heath – Hampstead Heath is one of the oldest and largest public parks in the English capital. Today the open space covers an area of 320 hectares and is home to a number of prominent landmarks such as the Kenwood House which is also known as the Iveagh Bequest and Parliament Hill, one of the highest points of the city. So, if you are into long and quiet strolls, know that Hampstead Heath is the ideal place of you.
- The Saison Poetry Library – Situated in the area of Waterloo, this formidable library is housed on the top floor of the Royal Festival Hall. It is filled with British poetry that dates from 1912 to present day. So, if you are a poetry aficionado, don’t miss to pass by the Saison Poetry Library, as you will enjoy it in full.
- St. Giles-without-Cripplegate – One of London’s most interesting churches, this building lies on Fore Street within the modern Barbican complex. The church dates back to the 14th century and stands on the same site where once stood an 11th century Christian Saxon church. It is one of the few edifices in London that has survived the Great Fire of 1666.
As you can see, London is full of calm and quiet place which you can enjoy with your friends and family. So as soon as your relocation to the city is over via moving services, make sure that you visit one of these sites. Use professional moving services, in order to easy up your move.