St James's Park

 
 
ADDRESS
Horse Guards Road, St James's, London SW1A 2BJ 
 
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St James's ParkSt James's Park, along with Green Park, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, forms an unbroken line of greenery that stretches over three miles from the Houses of Parliament to Kensington Palace. The park borders St James's Palace and Buckingham Palace, which means that as well as offering lush peacefulness you're also treated to stunning close-ups of some of the capital's most iconic attractions. One of the park's best views can be had from the middle of the Blue Bridge which spans the park's lake. Stand in the middle and take in the graceful arc of the London Eye, which looms over Duck Island. A true retreat, it's hard to believe that St James's was once a swampy watermeadow in centuries past. Now, rolling lawns stretch out around the lake, which is home to ducks, geese and pelicans. In the summer months visitors can catch a concert, loll in deckchairs or dine alfresco with a picnic or on the terrace of the park's restaurant.

 

St James's Park events

 
RideLondon Grand PrixRideLondon Grand PrixRideLondon Grand PrixSome of Britain's most promising female, junior and hand-cyclists compete over a 1.3-mile loop in and around St James's Park in a series of invitation-only races. The RideLondon Grand Prix will showcase the Olympic cyclists of the future, celebrate the capital's Paralympics legacy and also offer spectators the chance to see some high quality profes9th August 2014Saturday 9th August 2014 Where:
St James's Park,   Horse Guards Road      SW1A 2BJ
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RideLondon Grand Prix
event > Sporting Events > Other Sports - Cycling | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 9th August 2014
Some of Britain's most promising female, junior and hand-cyclists compete over a 1.3-mile loop in and around St James's Park in a series of invitation-only races. The RideLondon Grand Prix will showcase the Olympic cyclists of the future, celebrate the capital's Paralympics legacy and also offer spectators the chance to see some high quality profes... More about this event
 
 

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LondonTown.com - St James's Park Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Westminster
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near St James's Park

Near St James's Park
InterContinental London Westminster
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  39% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from St James's Park
InterContinental London Westminster opened its doors in November 2012, injecting a new lease of life into an historic former government building, Queen Anne's Chambers. In an ... More
 
 
 
Sofitel London St James Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £161  27% off
6 Waterloo Place, SW1Y | 6 minutes from St James's Park
Located in a Grade II listed building, in the former home of Cox's and King's bank, the Sofitel St James is an exceptional five star hotel ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  37% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from St James's Park
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 12 minutes from St James's Park
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 15 minutes from St James's Park
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near St James's Park

St James's Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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Events near St James's Park

Near St James's Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 9 minutes from St James's Park
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English National Ballet: The Nutcracker
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 11th December 2014 to 4th January 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 10 minutes from St James's Park
A very traditional interpretation of E.T.A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker, English National Ballet's version has been staged every year since 1950. In 2010 ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 12 minutes from St James's Park
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near St James's Park

Near St James's Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 8 minutes from St James's Park
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from St James's Park
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 10 minutes from St James's Park
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near St James's Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near St James's Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public. Visitors to the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear accounts ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near St James's Park

The best shops and markets near St James's Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Berry Bros & Rudd
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
300-year-old wine emporium. From £5 bottles of Berry’s Good Ordinary Claret to £7000 bottles of Romanée Conti this historic wine emporium has something to suit every palate. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near St James's Park

What are the best dining options near St James's Park London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Inn the Park - St James's Park
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St James's Park, St James's, London SW1A2BJ | 1 minute from St James's Park
Inn the Park is the brainchild of famed restaurateur Oliver Peyton, his idea being to cook up quality alternatives to the soggy sandwiches and warm cola ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St James's Park
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 4 minutes from St James's Park
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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Education near St James's Park

Near St James's Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 19 minutes from St James's Park
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 23 minutes from St James's Park
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 24 minutes from St James's Park
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near St James's Park

St James's Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near St James's Park

The best pubs near London St James's Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 4 minutes from St James's Park
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near St James's Park

St James's Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vista
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near St James's Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near St James's Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St James's Park
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for St James's Park

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Richard III
Richard III
Theatre | Until 27th September 2014 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from St James's Park

Sherlock star Martin Freeman stars as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's production of Shakespeare's history drama, appearing alongside Gina McKee ...More

 
The White Horse
The White Horse
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2015 

British Council 5 minutes walk from St James's Park

Walk down The Mall to Spring Gardens and you'll see a life-size White Horse, a marble and resin sculpture ...More

 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Houses of Parliament 6 minutes walk from St James's Park

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Concerts | Until 17th September 2014 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from St James's Park

Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square ...More

 
Katharina Fritsch: Hahn Cock
Katharina Fritsch: Hahn Cock
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from St James's Park

A 4.7m (14ft) high sculpture of a cockerel in ultramarine blue is the latest sculpture to roost on the ...More

 
1984
1984
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Playhouse Theatre 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

George Orwell's seminal novel, 1984, is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan for Headlong Theatre company who have created ...More

 
The Boat Show Comedy Club And Night Club
Comedy | On 11th July 2014 

Tattershall Castle 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Boat Show Comedy Club
Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 27th December 2014 

Tattershall Castle 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

For the past twelve years the Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has played host to some of ...More

 
Daytona
Daytona
Theatre | Until 28th August 2014 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

Maureen Lipman stars alongside American actor and the voice of over 30 Simpsons characters, Harry Shearer, as a couple who ...More

 
Tredici
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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