This is your last chance to pre-order your Petzval Lens and get the special aperture plates included for free! With estimated delivery in August (or even sooner), don’t miss out on securing your picture perfect portrait lens!

Have an account? Login | New to Lomography? Register | Lab | Current Site:

One of My Favourite Blue Plaques in London

J.M. Barrie's blue plaque, the creator of Peter Pan!

Hundreds of blue plaques can be found all around London indicating a place of historical significance and their famous inhabitants. You can go on full day trips with friends trying to locate all plaques. It’s like a treasure-hunt really!

A friend called my attention to a blue plaque one day while we were wandering around. You can quite easily overlook it, but there it was, Sir James M. Barrie’s (1860-1937) blue plaque. Novelist and dramatist – the creator of Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. I loved reading about Peter’s adventures in Neverland! I’ve walked pass the Peter Pan statue quite a few times but I never realised until then that J.M. Barrie actually got inspired to write the famous play in Kensington Gardens!

Now it’s your turn, go out and see if you can spot a blue plaque of someone you know! Have fun!

Sir J.M. Barrie
100 Bayswater Road, W2
Peter Pan statue
Kensington Gardens
Underground Stations:
Lancaster Gate and Bayswater
Information about blue plaques can be found here:

written by sandkorn

1 comment

  1. ali55


    ah I love peter pan :)

    over 3 years ago · report as spam

Where is this?

Nearby popular photos – see more

Nearby LomoLocations