Visit London Blog » travel bookshop http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:06:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Visit London Asks: Have You Visited Any Iconic Film Locations in London? http://blog.visitlondon.com/2011/01/visit-london-asks-have-you-visited-any-iconic-film-locations-in-london/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2011/01/visit-london-asks-have-you-visited-any-iconic-film-locations-in-london/#comments Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:00:06 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=19011 With awards season in full swing, and The King’s Speech picking up an award or a nomination on what seems like a daily basis, we started thinking about other movies filmed in London.

We asked our Facebook followers which London film locations they’ve visited.

Harry Potter film locations such as King’s Cross Station (Platform 9 3/4) and Charing Cross Road (the Leaky Cauldron pub) were popular, as well as sites from romantic comedies Notting Hill (the Travel Bookshop) and Bridget Jones’s Diary (Borough Market).

We also found out that The May Fair hotel features in Matt Damon’s new film, Hereafter – catch it in cinemas now.

Check out Film London’s map for more London movie locations and let us know which ones you’ve visited in the comments below.

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Visit London Asks: What’s Your Favourite Bookshop in London? http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/03/visit-london-asks-whats-your-favourite-bookshop-in-london/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/03/visit-london-asks-whats-your-favourite-bookshop-in-london/#comments Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:28:59 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=6877

It’s World Book Day on Thursday, so our thoughts are turning to books and reading this week.

London’s got a fantastic offering of bookshops, from shiny big chain stores like Waterstone’s and Blackwell’s to quirky little independent shops , like My Back Pages and The Riverside Bookshop as well as specialist bookshops (Notting Hill’s Travel Bookshop, for example) catering for pretty much every taste, and eco-friendly second-hand bookshops such as the Oxfam Bookshops.

Don’t forget to take a look at our Top 10 Independent Bookshops for inspiration!

We want to know which is your favourite bookshop in London? Let us know in the comments below.

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