Gloucester Road Tube Station  

 
 
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Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 4SF
 
 
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Gloucester Road Tube StationThis Underground station gives access to the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. Gloucester Road is also home to Platform for Art - an exhibition you can examine whilst you wait for your train (it's found on the east bound District Line platform).

The area around the station is made up of quiet residential streets and leafy squares which are great for a stroll to admire the picturesque Victorian architecture. Nearby are many hotels and a fair few restaurants. Head south to Old Brompton Road where you can find some fantastic antiques shops.

 

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Crowne Plaza London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £102  30% off
100 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Though it looks like a traditional town-house hotel from the outside, with its attractive pillared entrance and Georgian façade, this hotel is full of modern luxuries, ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  21% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Grade II listed building in Kensington and Chelsea offering elegant single, double and family sized rooms. Free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices. Scoff and Banter serves ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  30% off
97 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The location, two minutes' walk from Gloucester Road tube station, is the major draw of this modern, high-rise hotel. The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace, Natural ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.7 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Charing 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 ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4.6 miles from Gloucester Road 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
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5.6 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 31 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
 
 
 
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GoBoat Paddington
London > Travel >
Merchant Square, W2 | 34 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington. You'll be captain of your own boat, so you can chart ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2019 to 31st May 2020
Gloucester Road Tube Station, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, ...More
 
 
 
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Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st May 2020 - 10am-6pm
Gloucester Road Tube Station, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Thousands of medical artefacts including the world's first MRI scanner, Fleming's penicillin mould, a pianist's prosthetic arm and robotic surgery equipment, as well as specially commissioned ...More
 
 
 
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Driverless: Who is in control?
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th June 2019 to 1st October 2020
Gloucester Road Tube Station, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how new are these technological advancements? In ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer. A wide range of educational books, ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Bombay Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Courtfield Road, Courtfield Road, , South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
First opened in London in 1982, the Bombay Brasserie had a refresh in 2015 reasserting it as one of London's finest Indian restaurants. Using natural coal ... More
 
 
 
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Gloucester Arcade, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Originally from New York, Haagen Dazs is now a global ice-cream giant. These cafes sell their delicious luxury ice-cream straight as well as in sundaes and ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 22 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
104 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 12 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
A luxurious spa, complete with a space for yoga and three treatment rooms Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross is a centre for relaxation where you ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Chelsea
London > Leisure >
372 Kings Road, SW3 | 14 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The spacious and light-filled centre Triyoga Chelsea is located on the King's Road offering an idyllic sanctuary in which you can relax and unwind ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

Discover the real life creatures, specimens and artefacts from the Natural History Museum's collection which could just as easily feature ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 7 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Exhibitions | Until 6th February 2021 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

In 2020, the V&A celebrates the significant contribution that the Royal Academy of Dance has made to the development of ...More

 
Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

This spring, the V&A explores the development of watercolour painting during the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery with its ...More

 
Bags: Inside Out
Bags: Inside Out
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2021 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

From Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbag to Queen Mary's World War II gas mask, the V&A puts history's most famous bags ...More

 
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 21st June 2020 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

Catwalk designs by Yves Saint Laurent, Star Wars costumes and a Jean Paul Gaultier designed kimono created for Madonna go ...More

 
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2020 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

With strobe lighting and a soundtrack by Laurent Garnier, Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers at the Design Museum ...More

 
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2020 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

Looking at their role as both a style statement and a high-tech fitness accessory, the Design Museum puts trainers in ...More

 

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