Literary themed places

It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

The Elephant and Castle Story
1. The Elephant and Castle Story
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
Mary Poppins author lived here
3. Mary Poppins author lived here
Poet's Corner
4. Poet's Corner
The Wig and Pen Club
5. The Wig and Pen Club
The Turks Head Literary Club
6. The Turks Head Literary Club
The Red Lion of Soho
7. The Red Lion of Soho
Phileas Fogg lived here!
8. Phileas Fogg lived here!
Illustrator Charles Keeping
9. Illustrator Charles Keeping
Tragic house of Karl Marx
10. Tragic house of Karl Marx

MORE LITERARY SIGHTS:

11. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
12. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
13. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
14. PG Wodehouse lived here @ 17 Dunraven Street, Mayfair, London
15. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London
16. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
17. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
18. Dickens 1st Love lived here @ 1 Lombard Street, London
19. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
20. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
21. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
22. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
23. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
24. The worst street in London @ Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London
25. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
26. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
27. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
28. Trafalgar Tavern @ Park Row, Greenwich, London
29. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
30. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
31. The Grapes @ 76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London
32. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
33. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
34. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
35. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
36. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
37. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
38. 2 Blokes, 1 Bookshop, No Idea @ Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green
39. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
40. Frankenstein author born here @ Polygon Road, Euston
41. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
42. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
43. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
44. The Pillars of Hercules @ 7 Greek St, London
45. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
46. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
47. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
48. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
49. Sherlock Holmes was Written Here @ 10-11 Northumberland Street
50. Temple Church @ Temple, London
51. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
52. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
53. A Funny Man schooled here @ The Ride, Brentford
54. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
55. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
56. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
57. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
58. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
59. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
60. Sir Clement the Great @ Boundary Road, St John's Wood
61. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
62. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
63. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
64. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
65. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
66. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
67. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
68. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
69. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
70. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
71. Chaucers Canterbury Tales Origin @ Talbot Yard, Southwark, London
72. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
73. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street
74. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
75. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
76. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
77. Lord Byron & 1st ever plaque @ 16 Holles Street, London
78. Author Mary Shelley lived here @ 24 Chester Square, Belgravia
79. Jane Austen lived here @ 10 Henrietta Street, Westminster, London
80. Charles Dickens 'Oliver Twist' @ 22 Cleveland Street
81. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
82. The Riceyman Steps @ To Granville Place, London
83. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
84. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
85. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
86. Punch Tavern @ 95 Fleet Street
87. The Great Bard's Theatre @ New Inn Broadway, off Gt Eastern Street
88. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Home @ 9 Bywater Street, Kensington, London
89. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
90. Daphne du Maurier lived here @ Cannon Cottage, Well Road, Hampstead
91. The Wheatsheaf @ 25 Rathbone Place
92. Shakespeare, The Lodger @ Monkswell Street, London Wall, London
93. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
94. Charles Lamb lived here @ 20 Russell Street, Covent Garden
95. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
96. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
97. Virginia Woolf's Pad @ 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury
98. The Hogwart Express @ Platform 9, King's Cross Station
99. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
100. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
101. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
102. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
103. Allan Chappelow Murder @ 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead
104. The London Library @ 14 St James' Square
105. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
106. Bram Stoker's first London home @ 7 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London
107. The Wind in Holland Park @ 16 Phillimore Place, Holland Park
108. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
109. TS Eliot lived here @ 33 Courtfield Road, Kensington, London
110. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London

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