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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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City Thameslink Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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Snowhill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  33% 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 £90  26% 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 £93  28% 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
 
 
 
 
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St Paul's Cathedral
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, Temple, 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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New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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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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London > Events > Tours  Dates: Thursday 23rd November 2017 - 1pm-2pm
Old Bailey, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th November, 3rd December and 10th December 2017 - 4pm
Old Bailey, 17 Gough Square, EC4A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
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The City Is Ours
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th July 2017 to 2nd January 2018
Old Bailey, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. Staging The City is Ours, its ...More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 8 minutes from Old Bailey
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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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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Old Bailey
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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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 ... 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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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Ribon
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
6 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from Old Bailey
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The Saint
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Rose Street, Paternoster Square, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Old Bailey
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career 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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Old Bailey
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... 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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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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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London 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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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Old Bailey
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Old Bailey
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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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 ... More
 
 
 
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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: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 4 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

(Un) Common Currency
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Alternative examples of monies used in London over the years, from 17th century trade tokens to today's Brixton Pound....More

Pulse
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

A digital installation by Tekja collecting and visualising live data about London from Twitter....More

Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

This multimedia installation by visual artist Lawrence Lek imagines a future London through a series of play-able video games that ...More

The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Old Bailey

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Roller
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Winner of the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award 2017, Mars.tarrab, presents a physical performance investigating the phenomenon of the ...More

Basquiat: Boom For Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

Over 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Rattle
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Bailey

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More

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The O2 Arena

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Rag 'n' Bone Man
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Alexandra Palace

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Park Theatre

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Concerts | On 7th March 

Royal Albert Hall

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Dance | From 26th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Aldwych Theatre

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The O2 Arena

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Dance | From 8th February 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

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