The Blue Badge

East London Guides

Wanstead

This very popular tour shows a rare gem in East London with its three village greens and associations with a vast number of famous names such as Sir Isaac Newton, Admiral Sir William Penn (of Pennsylvania), Charles Dickens and Sir Winston Churchill, this was the site of one of the most important and largest private houses in Europe which also served as a Royal palace. See also a grade 1 listed church where one of Britain’s most famous artists began his career and one of Nelson’s captains is buried.

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