Piccadilly. Perhaps the most typically English sounding of all the central London street names. Do not feel the need to call it Piccadilly Street, as some visitors do – it’s just Piccadilly, with nothing added. All of our short term rentals London here benefit from all the historic charm and character of this most central of streets and it’s surroundings.
The innocent sounding Pudding Lane has rather an infamous history. This where the great and terrible fire of London of 1666 started which almost destroyed the whole of London! The City and it’s surroundings is just teeming with ancient history of this kind, making it one of the most fascinating and sought after neighbourhoods to find a short term let London.
Some of the place names in London seem created specifically to sort the locals from the visitors. All those olde English words with their silent ‘L’s and ‘W’s’; perfect to trip up your tongue and confuse you completely. [Read more…] about Insiders tip – getting those place names right!