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Secret Places in London

English: Eltham Palace moat , Greenwich, London
English: Eltham Palace moat , Greenwich, London (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By []Alice R

A secret place in London doesn't mean it is not to be seen, it just means that it is located in a hidden part of London waiting to be uncovered. Here are few secret places in London:

Fitzroy House:

The Fitzroy House is located in Fitzroy Street, London and this 1791 building is now a museum that exhibits works and life of L.Ron Hubbard. He is not only a famous scientologist, but also an author and a person who is passionate about photography and many other activities. The first floor of Fitzroy House exhibits the early life of this 'Guinness Book of World Records' title holder. You can find rare collections of books and original manuscripts in Fitzroy House and the second floor holds an invaluable collection of literary works by L.Ron Hubbard.

Eltham palace:

The Eltham House is located in Eltham, South East London and this royal residence was renewed in 1999 and opened to the public. This modern art building can also be hired for weddings and other festivals by the public. Eltham palace holds a great hall which has the third largest hammerbeam roof in England. Many movies and commercials have been shot in the Eltham Palace.

Parkland Walk:

The Parkland Walk is a 4.5 mile green walkway and it is a site for nature conservation. You will find many different trees like oak, apple, cherry, yew and lots more different varieties while a few additional species like Maple, Black Italian Poplar and White Poplar can also be noticed. Parkland Walk houses twenty two species of butterfly, more than sixty varieties of birds and a large number of bats. A green man sculpture before former Crouch End station was a tribute to a goat man who haunted Parkland Walk in 1980's.

St.Mary's Secret Garden:

St.Mary's Secret Garden in hackney, holds a natural woodland, horticultural area, sensory garden and a herbaceous border. This beautiful green garden provides horticultural education, therapeutic sessions, and they conduct events in the garden and sell plants between Monday to Friday. St.Mary's Secret Garden is open from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday for visitors.

Hunterian Museum:

The Hunterian Museum located in the Royal College of Surgeons of England holds collections of medical instruments, specimens and other medical related objects. You will come across many events, family events and lectures in this museum. You can learn more about the olden days' surgery methods and other medical facts in the Hunterian Museum.

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