Great Scotland Yard  

 
 
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Great Scotland Yard, Westminster, City of Westminster, London SW1A
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Great Scotland Yard in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Great Scotland Yard is Charing Cross Railway Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Great Scotland Yard is in the London area of Westminster.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  24% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  32% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  40% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Great Scotland Yard

Near Great Scotland Yard
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Band
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st December 2018 to 12th January 2019
Great Scotland Yard, Haymarket, SW1Y | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
With the music of Take That and featuring the winners of the BBC's Let It Shine TV talent search, Tim Firth's musical, The Band, comes to ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Summer and Smoke
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th November 2018 to 19th January 2019
Great Scotland Yard, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" (The Sunday Times) of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke transfers to ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
True West
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd November 2018 to 16th February 2019
Great Scotland Yard, 404 Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Great Scotland Yard

Near Great Scotland Yard
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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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Sights and Attractions near Great Scotland Yard

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Scotland Yard
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 2 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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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Shopping near Great Scotland Yard

The best shops and markets near Great Scotland Yard
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Great Scotland Yard

What are the best dining options near Great Scotland Yard London?
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Corinthia Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Lobby Lounge, Corinthia Hotel London, 10 Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
Served in the grand Lobby Lounge while music is played on a Steinway piano, afternoon tea at the Corinthia is a classy affair and one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Northall at Corinthia Hotel London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Corinthia Hotel London, 10a Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
Offering excellent seasonal British fare within the five star, classically designed Corinthia Hotel, The Northall is a celebration of British cuisine and, though it doesn't shout ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Great Scotland Yard

Near Great Scotland Yard
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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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Leisure near Great Scotland Yard

Great Scotland Yard gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
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
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
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 Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Great Scotland Yard

The best pubs near London Great Scotland Yard.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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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Nightlife near Great Scotland Yard

Great Scotland Yard clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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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Meeting venue hire near Great Scotland Yard

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Scotland Yard.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
... More
 
 
 
 

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Ricardo Pes And Alison Rhind
Concerts | On 11th December 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

The cello and piano duo performs Debussy's Sonata For Cello And Piano, Kodaly's Sonata For Cello, Sollima's Lamentatio For Cello ...More

Metahaven: Version History
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 4 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Metahaven (Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden) display three new moving-image works as part of an overview of their ...More

Peppa Pig's Adventure
Theatre | Until 6th January 2019 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 5 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Peppa Pig and her school friends head into the woods on an exciting camping trip....More

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

Her Majesty's Theatre 6 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
The Inheritance: Part 2
The Inheritance: Part 2
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Noel Coward Theatre 6 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Hearts are broken and emotional wounds salved as young gay men in modern-day New York continue to wrestle with their ...More

 
The Honeypot Children's Charity's Christmas Carol Concert
Seasonal | On 11th December 2018 

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden 6 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Community & Lifestyle, Christmas/Xmas Lights....More

99 Comedy Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 11th December 2018 

Ruby Blue 7 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Genial observations from Radio Four star Nathan Caton, plus Ivo Graham and Paul Tonkinson....More

Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | Until 27th October 2019 

The Hippodrome 7 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
Christmas Show
Comedy | On 11th December 2018 

The Comedy Pub 7 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Dry and cynical humour from stand-up and self-confessed pessimist Mike Gunn. Plus Sean Gorman, Martin Durchov, Tom Lucy and MC ...More

The Cutting Edge
Comedy | On 11th December 2018 

Comedy Store 7 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Topical humour from Tania Edwards, Ian Stone, Funmbi Omotayo, Roger Monkhouse, Ben Norris and Paul Thorne....More

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White Pearl
White Pearl
Theatre | From 10th May 

Royal Court Theatre

Having already made a splash in New York, 24-year-old Thai-Australian writer Anchuli Felicia King is ...More

 
Pah-La
Pah-La
Theatre | From 3rd April 

Royal Court Theatre

Having been withdrawn from the schedule in 2017, Abhishek Majumdar's Pah-La will finally be staged ...More

 
Inside Bitch
Inside Bitch
Theatre | From 27th February 

Royal Court Theatre

From Orange is the New Black to Bad Girls, female prison dramas continue to fascinate, ...More

 
Superhoe
Superhoe
Theatre | From 30th January 

Royal Court Theatre

Nicole Lecky's Royal Court writing and performing debut, Superhoe is a one-woman show about 24-year-old ...More

 
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)
Theatre | From 21st May 

Lyric Hammersmith

Following a successful run in 2015, Kneehigh theatre return to Lyric Hammersmith in 2019 with Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a reimagining of John ...More

The Animals and Children took to the Streets
Theatre | From 19th February 

Lyric Hammersmith

Avant-garde theatre quartet 1927 bring their show, The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, to the Lyric Hammersmith this winter following sell-out runs at the National Theatre ...More

Leave to Remain
Leave to Remain
Theatre | From 18th January 

Lyric Hammersmith

An exciting new production from TV writer Matt Jones, the world premiere of Leave to ...More

 
The Winter's Tale
Kids Events | From 6th February 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

After a successful run in 2017, Justin Audibert's child-friendly version of The Winter's Tale returns to the National Theatre this February, just in time for half term. Created to introduce young audiences to Shakespeare, the ...More

Downstate
Downstate
Theatre | From 12th March 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Coming to the National Theatre direct from its debut at Steppenwolf, Chicago, Downstate is a ...More

 
Top Girls
Top Girls
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National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

More than three decades since it premiered at the Royal Court, Caryl Churchill's powerful feminist ...More

 
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Drinking 

Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
Dabbers Social Bingo
Dabbers Social Bingo
Entertainment 

The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
Lambs Conduit Street
Attractions 

This charming Bloomsbury shopping street follows an old route to Lamb's Conduit....More

St Germain Winter Bloom Pop Up
St Germain Winter Bloom Pop Up
Shopping 

St-Germain, makers of French elderflower liqueur, offer a ...More

 
Art Street Kitchen
Art Street Kitchen
Dining 

Found within the DoubleTree by Hilton, Westminster on Art Street, the restaurant serves modern international ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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