High on the list of cities to visit when it comes to history, London is full of architecturally intriguing churches and cathedrals – some even dating back to the first millennium. Here are the eight oldest.
Packed with fascinating stories of eras past, the historic churches of the British capital have been witness to some of the most tumultuous periods of London’s history – from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the Blitz in the Second World War. To explore the oldest churches in London is to truly step back in time. Just be sure to look out for some familiar movie locations – and some famous (buried) residents.