Hampstead is known for its village feel, independent shops and for Hampstead Heath.
The two storey Swiss Chalet, where Dickens wrote some of his greatest works, was used by him from 1865 until his death in 1870.
Sir Hans Sloane was born in 1660 in the North of Ireland, in relatively modest circumstances
In Elizabethan times, plays generally took place at 2pm in the afternoon, with the actors rehearsing the play in the morning and putting it on in the afternoon.
Hyde Park was established by Henry VIII in 1536 when he took land from Westminster Abbey to be used as a hunting ground.
Ley lines are ancient, straight 'paths' or routes in the landscape which are believed to have spiritual significance.
Thomas Coram was born in Lyme Regis, Dorset in 1668, his mother died when he was three years old and his father was believed to be a master mariner.