Visit Kenwood Estate at Hampstead Heath, London, England. It was the home of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race child adopted and raised by an aristocratic family at the height of the slavery debate in England. Today Kenwood House is an art museum free to the public, and the grounds provide community park space. My favorite room was, of course, the library.
The Ultimate Harry Potter Fan Destination: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
This was the most amazing day of the trip so far, for me anyway. We spent almost the entire day at the London Harry Potter Studio experience. There was so much to see and do and so much visual stimuli that, unlike at the British Museum, I did not have time to think and analyze, or takes notes about what I saw.
Literary Destination: Shakespeare’s Globe Theater
The bells of St. Paul’s Cathedral were pealing beautifully as we crossed the Millennium Bridge, walking in the direction of the Globe Theater. Did theater goers in Shakespeare’s time hear the same bells on their way to the theater? Miraculously for us we arrived, with five minutes to spare, for the last tour of the day.
London for Lost Boys & Other Fans of Peter Pan
Visit Peter Pan statues in London’s Kensington Garden and the Bloomsbury neighborhood, as well as the former site of the author’s house.
London Literary Destination for the Sherlock Holmes Fan
The Sherlock Homes Museum at 221B Baker Street, London, England is a must visit for any Sherlock fan. Enter the boarding house of Sherlock and Watson.