20 Best London History Blogs and Websites

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Here are 20 Best London History Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Museum of London

Museum of London London, England, UK
Discover London's history, from Roman London to the Suffragettes to Fatberg. Read stories of London and uncover hidden treasures of our collections. The Museum of London is an award-winning, charitable institution funded by a variety of organisations and individuals including the City of London Corporation and GLA.
137.2K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

2. Look Up London Blog

Look Up London Blog London, England, UK
Welcome to the blog all about London and its amazing, often hidden, history. Look Up London is about historic gems, unusual museums and London sites. Hi, I'm Katie, and I've been running London walking tours since 2015, sharing the London history that's hiding above your eyeline.
6.7K 35.7K 13.4K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

3. London Historians' Blog

London Historians' Blog Brentford, England, UK
Get random musings about London's history. London Historians is the all-of-London historical association for all who are interested in our city's rich story. We'll also feature tons of useful information on the web site to give you a single launch pad to everything you want to find out about London's history.
9.1K 42.5K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

4. London Guided Walks Blog

London Guided Walks Blog London, England, UK
Rediscover London with us through historically significant locations and tales of the city. At London Guided Walks, we're committed to delivering guided walks, private tours and treasure hunts using factual historic stories in an engaging manner.
2.9K 2.8K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

5. Living London History

Living London History London, England, UK
Sharing London's curiosities, hidden gems and historical walks, oddities and self-guided walks to help curious wanderers explore the city. The focus is on the history that is hiding in plain sight and helping Londoners and visitors better connect with the history of this incredible city.
Also in UK History Blogs
4.5K 68.9K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

6. Londonist » History

Londonist » History London, England, UK
A website about the London history you never knew about. With over 2,000 years of history, London is bursting at the seams with stories of how we used to live in this wonderful city. Londonist is about London and everything that happens in it including news, reviews and events; the history and future of London.
905.7K 1.4M 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

7. Brixton Blog » Local history

Brixton Blog » Local history Brixton, London, United KIngdom
Read about the local history in the Brixton Blog. We are an online community newspaper covering Brixton, London. We cover local news, culture, food and sport for the benefit Brixton residents, visitors and all those with a link to the area.
9.4K 29.5K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

8. Britain Magazine » London

Britain Magazine » London London, England, UK
Learn about London's history with the Britain Magazine. The official magazine for Visit Britain where we bring you the best of British travel, culture, heritage and the Royal Family.
41.4K 6.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

9. A London Inheritance » London History

A London Inheritance » London History Islington, Saint Mary, Jamaica
A Private History of a Public City, join me as I explore London past and present over the coming months. My father lived in London throughout the 2nd World War and started taking photographs of the city from 1946 through to 1954. Through 'A London Inheritance' I will document my exploration of London using these photographs as a starting point.
4.9K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

10. Memoirs of a Metro Girl | History

Memoirs of a Metro Girl | History London, England, UK
Interested in London history? Delve into some of the capital's lesser known stories. Memoirs of a Metro Girl is a blog for residents and visitors to London, featuring what's on guides, reviews, events, history and the odd travel piece.
619 2.1K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

11. Stuff About London

Stuff About London London, England, UK
StuffAboutLondon is a blog on London history. It is a collection of random posts and photographs about things that Don Brown has found interesting, puzzling, entertaining or just noteworthy about London.
661 374 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

12. History@Kingston » London history

History@Kingston » London history News and views from the history department at Kingston University, London. History@Kingston is a multi-authored blog written by staff, students, alumni and public historians who contribute to the study of history at Kingston University and the town's rich local heritage.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

13. Walking London History Blog

Walking London History Blog Our blog will teach you details about London and its history with interesting quizzes and articles. Guided walking tours in London gives you sightseeing with a difference: discover London through fantastic guided walks. Informative, entertaining and illuminating tours that give you a real insight into London's history.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

14. HRP Blogs » Tower of London

HRP Blogs » Tower of London London, England, UK
Learn about the Historic Royal Palaces with the HRP blogs. Historic Royal Palaces was established by the government in 1989. We are now an independent charity and a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world.
456.6K 157.4K 5 posts / year Get Email Contact More

15. South London Club Blog » History

South London Club Blog » History London, England, UK
Get to know some of South London's historical places and must-see landmarks with our blog. Discover, explore and support local independent businesses within South London. We at South London Club want to help support the small businesses and tell you about the lesser known and best kept secret gems that the city has to offer.
43.1K 16.1K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

16. Diary of a Londoness » London History

Diary of a Londoness » London History London, England, UK
Discover London's history and meet some of London's old movers and shakers, the historical figures who were celebrities in their time. Hello, bonjour. I'm Scarlett and this is my London blog, Diary of a Londoness. The blog includes outings to museums and galleries, the theatre, cinema and opera, as well as where to eat, drink, shop, and what to do with the little darlings.
435 2.9K Get Email Contact More

17. East End Women's Museum Blog » London History

East End Women's Museum Blog » London History London, England, UK
Learn about the women that impacted London's history through our blog. The East End Women's Museum seeks to record, research, share and celebrate the stories of East London women, past and present.
10.9K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

18. History in Education Special Interest Group

History in Education Special Interest Group Welcome to the London History in Education Special Interest Group blog. We are a group at the Institute of Education (IoE) in University College London (UCL). The site is maintained by Dr Arthur Chapman.
7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

19. Who Knew Tours Blogs

Who Knew Tours Blogs England, UK
These blogs aim to reveal interesting and unfamiliar angles and aspects of the City: to have you say 'Who knew?', just like on a walking tour. Who Knew Tours provides an entertaining and stimulating way to fulfil the need to know more about London and its history via guided walking tours in the City of London.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

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London History Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering London History. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Katie Wignall lookup.london/blog 40
Mike Paterson londonhistorians.wordpress.com 32
Sarah Jackson eastendwomensmuseum.org/blog/category/London+history 20
Chesherj livinglondonhistory.com 20
Donbrown stuffaboutlondon.co.uk 20
Guest User southlondonclub.co.uk/blog/category/History 18
Hazel Baker londonguidedwalks.co.uk/blog 18
Historyatkingston historyatkingston.wordpress.com/category/london-history 13
M londonist.com/category/features/history 11
Dmullany walkinglondonhistory.com/blog 10
Hiesig londonhiesig.wordpress.com 9
Scarlett diaryofalondoness.com/category/london-history 9
Historic Royal Palaces blog.hrp.org.uk/category/tower-of-london 9
Henrietta Easton britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london 3
Leslie Manasseh brixtonblog.com/category/explore/local-history 3
Alan Slingsby brixtonblog.com/category/explore/local-history 3
Whoknewtours whoknewtours.com/blog 3
Will Noble londonist.com/category/features/history 3
Sally Hales britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london 2
Natasha Foges britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london 2
Britain Magazine britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london 2
Simone Richardson brixtonblog.com/category/explore/local-history 2
Paula Roman londonguidedwalks.co.uk/blog 2
Ellie Broughton londonist.com/category/features/history 1
Martha Alexander britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london 1
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