Old Bailey

 
 
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Old Bailey, City, London EC4M 7EH 
 
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Old BaileyUniversally known as the Old Bailey, this is probably the most famous criminal court in the world, and has been London's principal criminal court for centuries. The courthouses are built on the site of Old Newgate Prison. Although there is no public access to the precincts of the Central Criminal Court, public galleries are open for viewing of trials in session. There's no access to under 14s and big groups are advised to contact Head of Security in advance. Case listings can be found on the Court Services website.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowhill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Old Bailey

Near Old Bailey
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  36% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 2 minutes from Old Bailey
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  25% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  39% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Cathedral Tickets
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Old Bailey
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Old Bailey

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Bailey
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Old Bailey
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 9 minutes from Old Bailey
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Old Bailey

Near Old Bailey
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London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 6.30pm-9.30pm
The Spectator, 6 Little Britain, The City, EC1A | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
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Lauren Bush
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7.30pm
Charterhouse, 38 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
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Curator's Tour And Private View: Malevich
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Monday 28th July 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Old Bailey
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Entertainment near Old Bailey

Near Old Bailey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Old Bailey
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Old Bailey
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Old Bailey

The best shops and markets near Old Bailey
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard working folk start ... More
 
 
 
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Old Bailey

What are the best dining options near Old Bailey London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
118/119 Newgate Street, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from Old Bailey
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ribon
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
6 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from Old Bailey
Japanese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Saint
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Rose Street, Paternoster Square, EC4M | 1 minute from Old Bailey
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Old Bailey

Near Old Bailey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Old Bailey
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 13 minutes from Old Bailey
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Old Bailey
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Old Bailey

Old Bailey gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Old Bailey
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Old Bailey

The best pubs near London Old Bailey.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 3 minutes from Old Bailey
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Old Bailey

Old Bailey clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Galadari
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Old Bailey
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Old Bailey

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Bailey.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Old Bailey
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

St Paul's Cathedral Tickets 4 minutes walk from Old Bailey

The first moving-image artwork to be installed in a British cathedral or church on a long-term basis comprises four colour ...More

Shoe Lane Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Shoe Lane Library 4 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Library With public access to Books, DVDs, CDs, Audio books, Free wifi and computers. The library also hosts various regular ...More

Our Londinium 2012
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Contemporary works and historical artefacts exploring parallels between Roman London and the modern capital, selected by young people from the ...More

Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
Christina Broom
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

A selection of Christina Broom's photography, highlighting Broom's images of the military in London and kick-starting a programme of events ...More

Bachatango: Beginners/Improvers/ Intermediate
Sporting Events | Until 29th September 2014 

Raduno 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Simon LB teaches the Latin dance....More

Bachata: Beginners/Improvers/Inter/Advance
Sporting Events | Until 29th September 2014 

Raduno 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Get fit, have fun and learn the Latin routines....More

Stories of Friendship
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2014 

Museum and Library of the Order of St John 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

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Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

The first major survey of the established French couturier's avant-garde fashion designs spanning 35 years....More

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More

 
 
 
 
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