17 beautiful places in London straight out of a fairytale

Strawberry Hill House, a white turreted castle, sits upon a grassy hill in front of a blue sky.
The enchanting Strawberry Hill House. Photo: Justin Coe Photography. Image courtesy of Strawberry Hill House.
Discover the prettiest places in London that would look at home on the pages of a fairy story.
Go on a magical adventure in London and explore the capital's most beautiful spots, from immersive rooftop bars and cosy pubs, to hidden gardens and Insta-worthy attractions.

4. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Find tranquillity in the gardens of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir – a Hindu temple in north-west London. Learn about Hinduism while marvelling at exquisite workmanship.

6. St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

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Jaw dropping staircase😍

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Have sweet dreams of fairies, princesses and magical doings, inspired by the stunning staircase of the five-star St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London.

7. Dalloway Terrace

Immerse yourself in the story of the seasons at Dalloway Terrace, always decorated with creative flair. Snuggle up in furry blankets in the winter, fall in love with foliage in autumn, sip on floral cocktails in spring and beam at the blooms in summer.

9. Queen of Hoxton

Discover immersive worlds at the Queen of Hoxton. Past years have seen the rooftop bar transformed into a fantastical Paris, with fountains of absinthe, a playground inspired by the Brothers Grimm and an Emerald City straight from the Wizard of Oz.

10. Coach & Horses

All good quests feature a rest stop at a quaint inn. Take a moment’s pause from your London adventure with a traditional ale in Mayfair’s enchanting Coach & Horses pub.

11. Backyard Cinema

Pass through a secret wardrobe and find your way through the Winter Night Garden's enchanted forest at Backyard Cinema. Once inside, grab some popcorn and watch a festive film.

13. Woolwich Town Hall

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Discover the incredibly pretty Woolwich Town Hall in south-east London. The pink walls and marble floors conjure images of charming balls.

14. St Dunstan in the East

Imagine yourself as Sleeping Beauty awoken from a long slumber in the beautiful ruins of St Dunstan in the East church, now a gorgeous garden after falling into disrepair during the Blitz.

For more magical experiences in London, check out this list of reasons to fall in love with old London and guide to a dazzling Christmas