St James's Park  

 
 
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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 excellent restaurant, Inn the Park.

 

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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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Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £181  26% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from St James's Park
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  27% 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
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  26% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from St James's Park
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
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30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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Nine Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st December 2018 to 23rd February 2019
St James's Park, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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2019 British Life Photography Awards
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th to 23rd Feb 2019 - Various Times
St James's Park, The Mall, SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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Fiddler On The Roof
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st March to 15th June 2019
St James's Park, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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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
 
 
 
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Haymarket, SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from St James's Park
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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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 ... More
 
 
 
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Downing Street
London > Attractions >
Downing Street, SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 4 minutes from St James's Park
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from St James's Park
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 15 minutes from St James's Park
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 19 minutes from St James's Park
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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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
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The Rooftop St. James
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
The Trafalgar Hotel was treated to a major upgrade in 2017, reopening as The Trafalgar St. James, and as a result, the rooftop bar was also ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 

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Nine Night
Nine Night
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from St James's Park

Following a smash hit sold-out run at the National Theatre, Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's "remarkable debut play" (Evening Standard) transfers ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Caroline, Or Change
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Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Playhouse Theatre 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre and a successful staging at Hampstead Theatre, Michael Longhurst's production of Tony ...More

 
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
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Theatre | Until 22nd June 2019 

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

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Dracula
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

The London Library 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Bridget Riley: Messengers
Bridget Riley: Messengers
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

National Gallery 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

The artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition ...More

 
Miss Hoodoo And The Delta Boys
Concerts | On 20th February 2019 

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

The London blues and soul band consists of Bridgette Amofah on vocals, with a horn section led by Chris Webster, ...More

Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
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Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Sea Life London Aquarium 9 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 9 minutes walk from St James's Park

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The King & Queen Tour: Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
Exhibitions | On 20th February 2019 

St James's Church Piccadilly 9 minutes walk from St James's Park

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