A Montcalm guide to Fleet Street

Fleet Street london

Amongst the famous addresses of London, Fleet Street is more than just a value purchase on a Monopoly board, it is a bustling area surrounded by fun things to do and wonderful sights to see.

Anyone in search of a luxury hotel, Finsbury Square is around the Fleet Street – and luckily this neighbourhood is home to The Montcalm Royal London House. Check in and discover a world of comfort and convenience after exploring the local area and discovering all of these exciting attractions.

Dr Johnson’s House

Gough Square, London

Just off of the famous Fleet Street, you’ll discover this hidden historical treasure trove teeming with culture. The London townhouse is the former residence of renowned writer, Samuel Johnson who was responsible for penning several iconic works of literature. Over the years, the house has been maintained and now serves as a time capsule for visitors to see what London homes looked like during the 18th century. The building was been awarded Grade I listed status for its historical significance and is a must-see for tourists.

Haunted Pub Tour

There is a darker side to London that many tourists often don’t get to experience. If you’re looking for something a little different on your next trip to The Montcalm Royal London House, a ghost tour is exactly what you need. Follow your expert guide as they take you on a trip through the misty backstreets of London to a handful of aged pubs that have seen their fair share of horrors over the years. Sit on the same stools that famous writer Dr Johnson sat in and hear stories of the infamous barber of Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd. Thrills and chills await you on this unique touring experience.

St Dunstan in the West

Fleet Street, London

Keen tourists may be familiar with the eastern-located sister of this iconic church but for those looking to snap some photos of incredible architecture and beautiful classic interior, a trip to St Dunstan in the West is essential. Located right in the centre of Fleet Street, the history of the church dates back to 988 AD. Over the years, the site has been refurbished and rebuilt to create the incredible building we know today. Step inside and gaze in amazement at the breathtakingly beautiful blue ceiling and colourful glass windows.

Twinings Tea Shop

Strand, London

Everyone loves a good cup of tea on a cold day but this flagship store in the heart of London is worlds apart from your average tea room. This particular establishment holds the honour of being the oldest tea shop in the city and has been providing quality brews for over 300 years. Not only will you find a huge collection of different flavoured blends, you will also discover the rich history of the company and the evolution of Britain’s tea industry. Tea lovers will find themselves in heaven as they browse the vast collection of tea leaves and antique teapots.