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 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  35% 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 £97  34% 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 £98  23% 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
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th June to 5th August 2017
Great Scotland Yard, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by Jim Steinman based on Meat Loaf's 1977 album, about a rebellious youth called Strat, who falls in love ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hamlet
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th June to 2nd September 2017
Great Scotland Yard, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Starring Juliet Stevenson and Andrew Scott, Hamlet transfers from the Almeida Theatre to the Harold Pinter Theatre this June. Juliet Stevenson takes the role of Gertrude ...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
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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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Great Scotland Yard
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear accounts ... 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
 
 
 
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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 site 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
 
 
 
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.
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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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The Philanthropist
The Philanthropist
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 1 minute walk from Great Scotland Yard

Simon Callow directs an all-star cast in Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out of ...More

 
The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends ...More

 
Pimm's Brunch Series
Pimm's Brunch Series
Foodie Events | Until 2nd July 2017 

Various Venues London 2 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Replace Prosecco and Bloody Marys with Pimm's at your weekend brunch with the Pimm's Brunch Series. Arriving just in time ...More

 
London Food Month
London Food Month
Foodie Events | Until 30th June 2017 

Various Venues London 2 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Celebrating London's diverse culinary scene, the Evening Standard presents the UK's biggest food festival this June. With a programme created ...More

 
London Festival of Architecture
London Festival of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Various Venues London 2 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

'Memory' gives the 2017 London Festival of Architecture its theme, fleshed out through walking tours, debates, exhibitions and family events ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
The Deptford Rivieras
Concerts | On 28th June 2017 

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

The trio plays funky bluesy jazzy soul and ska in the style of 1960s Blue Note legends such as Jimmy ...More

Wildlife Artist Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Mall Galleries 3 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation's Wildlife Artist of the Year competition, showcasing over 150 shortlisted original works from wildlife artists ...More

Giovanni Da Rimini
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

National Gallery 4 minutes walk from Great Scotland Yard

Chris Ofili, the artist who famously won the Turner Prize in 1998 using elephant dung on his paintings, unveils ...More

 

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Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
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The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Drinking 

The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night ...More

 
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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
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Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
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Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

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The Ivy Tower Bridge
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Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
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Tom Simmons
Dining 

Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
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JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
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The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
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Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
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