Where: City Road
What: For two centuries until 1852 Bunhill Fields was the chief Non-conformist Burial Ground. John Bunyan (author of the Pilgrims Progress), Daniel Defoe (author of Robinson Crusoe) , William Blake (poet / artist whose works include Jerusalem) and John Wesley’s mother (Wesley was founder of the methadist church) are among the famous people buried here. Milton wrote ‘Paradise Lost’ in Bunhill Row and died there. John Wesley was buried in Wesley’s Chapel opposite and George Fox was buried in the adjoining Quaker burial ground.
Nearest underground station: Old Street.