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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What to do in London throughout 2017

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The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  40% 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 £88  35% 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 £88  21% 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
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Great Scotland Yard, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilde Creatures
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th to 31st December 2017
Great Scotland Yard, 404 Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
A month after staging The Gruffalo's Child at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, the Olivier-nominated Tall Stories present a new musical adventure for audiences of all ages ...More
 
 
 
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Oslo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd October to 30th December 2017
Great Scotland Yard, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Telling the true story of how a young couple planned secret meetings between the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Oslo reveals how the ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Great Scotland Yard

Near Great Scotland Yard
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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

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The Lobby Lounge, Corinthia Hotel London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Great Scotland Yard
Afternoon Tea... More
 
 
 
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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, afternoon tea at the Corinthia is a classy affair. Diners are initially greeted by the magnificent sight of the 'Full ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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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La Boheme
La Boheme
Concerts | Until 6th January 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 1 minute walk from Great Scotland Yard

A West End transfer for the King's Head Theatre's radical reworking of Puccini's tragic love story directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher. ...More

 
The Grinning Man
Theatre | Until 17th February 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 1 minute walk from Great Scotland Yard

Tom Morris directs the West End transfer of Bristol Old Vic's acclaimed staging of the tragicomic musical based on The ...More

Glengarry Glen Ross
Glengarry Glen Ross
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Christian Slater, Robert Glenister, Kris Marshall, Stanley Townsend and Don Warrington star in the West End revival of David Mamet's ...More

 
The Woman In White
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Charing Cross Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Thom Southerland directs the Tony and Olivier-Award nominated musical adapted from Wilkie Collins' haunting Victorian thriller with a revised score ...More

Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree & Carols
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Since 1947, stately Trafalgar Square receives a majestic Norwegian Christmas Tree as an annual gift from the people of Oslo, ...More

 
Carols 2017
Concerts | Until 22nd December 2017 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Almost 40 carol groups each sing for an hour beneath the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square to raise funds for ...More

Popcorn
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2017 

Heaven 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Resident DJs spin your weekly dose of house, dance and R&B....More

St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 30th December 2017 

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

St Martin-in-the-Fields is a perfect venue for any kind of service or concert - especially when candlelit and on a ...More

 
Lunchtime Concert: Andrew Earis
Concerts | On 11th December 2017 

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

The organist performs Widor's Toccata and Thiman's Fantasia On Adeste Fideles....More

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Lake Keitele: A Vision Of Finland
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

All four versions of the artist's Lake Keitele paintings, displayed alongside other works, reflecting his fascination with the Finnish landscape....More

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Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

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Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 2nd April 

Dominion Theatre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Omer Tiroche Gallery
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Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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