Once a medieval abbey named after Mt Zion, Syon House was dissolved on the orders of Henry VIII and rebuilt into a residence. The house...
In 1759 botanists began rummaging around the world for specimens they could plant in the 3-hectare plot known as the Royal Botanic...
The riverside location and fine food and ales make this bay-windowed pub on the site of a former friary a winner. There are entrances...
Stuffed away down delightful narrow, pinched and flagstone-paved Brewer's Lane off Richmond Green, this titchy gelateria is a joy, and...
62 Church St · interesting places nearby
London Apprentice information
This riverside pub (apparently unconnected with the Cornish village of the same name) trumpets a lineage dating back to Tudor days, although the building you drink in today is 18th century. Henry VIII is said to have dallied with wife-to-be number five, Catherine Howard, at the tavern’s older incarnation; other regulars included smugglers and highwaymen, including Dick Turpin.