Charing Cross Tube Station

 
 
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Charing Cross Tube StationCharing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south London. Sitting right at the top of the Strand, a couple of hundred metres from Trafalgar Square, it's simple to walk over the bridge to the attractions of the South Bank which include the London Eye and Royal Festival Hall.

 

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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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    Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £123  26% off
    The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
     
     
     
    Citadines Trafalgar Square Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  27% off
    18/21 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    These fully-fitted apartments are hidden right in the heart of London's West End within easy reach of theatres, restaurants and iconic sights. Nearby Covent Garden is ... More
     
     
     
    Corinthia Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £285  40% off
    Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Underground Stations nearest Charing Cross Tube Station

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    Liverpool Street Tube Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
    One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
     
     
     
    Embankment Underground Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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    Leicester Square Tube Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
     
     
     
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    Waterloo Railway Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
     
     
     
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    Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
    London > Travel > Boats
    Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
     
     
     
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    London Cycling Campaign
    London > Travel > Bicycles
    2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
     
     
     
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 9 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 10 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    Playhouse Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
     
     
     
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    Boat Show Comedy Club
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    The Strand Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
     
     
     
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    St Martin-in-the-Fields
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
     
     
     
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    Trafalgar Square
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Davenports Magic Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
     
     
     
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    Hardys Original Sweet Shop
    London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
    25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
     
     
     
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    Tenderproduct
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
     
     
     
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    Champagne Charlies
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    17 The Arches, Villiers St, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
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    The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
    The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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 | 11 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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
     
     
     
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    ESPA Life at Corinthia
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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
     
     
     
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    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
     
     
     
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    The Harp
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
     
     
     
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    The Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
     
     
     
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    Rockwell
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal Society Of Arts
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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    St Martins Lane Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
     
     
     
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    Banqueting House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    The Fabulations
    Concerts | On 5th August 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Disco, soul and jazz covers band....More

    Branches Of The Same Tree: Science And Art: Looking Machines: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    This talk will study the invention of the mirror as a technology which influenced artists....More

    Caravaggio: Salome Receives The Head Of John The Baptist: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    A short talk....More

    The Infinite Lawn
    Exhibitions | Until 15th August 2015 

    Tenderpixel Gallery 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

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    Wednesday at The Roadhouse
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th August 2015 

    The Roadhouse 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Dance, urban, pop and indie from DJ Elle Tiyo....More

    House Of Burlesque: Shipwrecked
    Theatre | Until 5th August 2015 

    The Hippodrome 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    A tropical revue set on an island of temptation. Starring pin-up pirates, voodoo vixens, drunken sailors, and sun-kissed showgirls....More

    Annie Jr
    Theatre | Until 31st August 2015 

    Arts Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    P2P Productions stages a 70-minute version of the Broadway musical about little orphan Annie, whose pluck and positivity helps her ...More

    The Beaux' Stratagem
    The Beaux' Stratagem
    Theatre | Until 20th September 2015 

    National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Simon Godwin directs George Farquhar's uproarious comedy of love and wealth about two charming bounders, Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, ...More

     
    Cabaret Voltaire
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2015 

    CellarDoor 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Cabaret and burlesque from live acts and DJs....More

    Wednesday at Ku Bar
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2015 

    Ku Bar 7 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Resident DJs Vicki Vivacious and Prince Persona spin house, dance and chart hits....More

     
     
     
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