Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice

 
 
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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of JusticeA stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. Located conveniently adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice, the Inns are divided up into Lincoln's Inn, Gray's Inn, Inner Temple and Middle Temple. Each Inn covers several acres and comprises of a great hall, chapel, libraries, sets of chambers and gardens. Public access is limited, although visitors can tour the grounds and gardens during the week.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
City Thameslink Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  32% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Amazing brand new hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  37% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
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336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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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Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, WC2R | 3 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
With its castle like faƧade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 12 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 13 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Apostrophe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
215 The Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square at the Wig & Pen
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, , Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Cigalon
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
115 Chancery Lane, Holborn, WC2A | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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The Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Furnival Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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The White Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Bounce
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, EC1N | 7 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | Same location as Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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Royal College of Surgeons
London > Business > Venue Hire
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
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