Parliament Square

 
 
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Parliament Square, Westminster, City of Westminster, London SW1P 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Parliament Square 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 Parliament Square is Westminster Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Parliament Square is in the London area of Westminster.

 

LondonTown.com - Parliament Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Parliament Square on LondonTown.com

 
January in London 2012

New Year's Day Parade 2012 Parliament Square, SW1P 3JX 1st January 2012 More than 10,000 performers representing 20 countries world-wide will gather in Central London on 1 January...

 
 
April in London 2012

Virgin London Marathon 2012 Greenwich Park, SE10 9NF 22nd April 2012 - 23rd April 2012 Every April, 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to do battle...

 
 
Walk the Procession Route

Walk The Procession Route Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey The newly married couple travelled from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace in a horse...

 
 
Free London Attractions

Houses of Parliament Parliament Square, Westminster, St Margaret Street, SW1A 0AA Home to the two seats of Parliament - the Commons and the Lords - visitors are...

 
 
Where to Watch The Royal Wedding

Along The Procession Route Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey Friday 29th April 2011 If you want to catch a glimpse of the royal couple in person on their wedding...

 
 
London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
InterContinental London Westminster
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £158  26% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
InterContinental London Westminster opened its doors in November 2012, injecting a new lease of life into an historic former government building, Queen Anne's Chambers. In an ... More
 
 
 
St Ermin's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  34% off
2 Caxton Street, SW1H | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
A listed Victorian building, this hotel has kept the old English charm beautifully intact while offering guests comfortable rooms and efficient Italian service. It's located in ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  33% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phantom of the Opera
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th January 2002 to 26th April 2014 - Various Times
Her Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics as it ever was. Phantom of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fatal Attraction
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th March to 21st June 2014
Haymarket Theatre Royal, Haymarket, SW1Y | 12 minutes from Parliament Square
Natascha McElhone is Alex Forrest in a new stage adaptation of Fatal Attraction directed by Trevor Nunn, taking on the role of the bunny boiling lover ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th March to 29th November 2014
Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from Parliament Square
'My Family' actor Robert Lindsay makes his musical theatre comeback in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels which previews at London's Savoy Theatre from March 2014. When the TV ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Parliament Square
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
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
The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Parliament Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine 16th ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Supreme Court
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
The Supreme Court, the highest court in the United Kingdom, is housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall, an impressive Portland stone building by Scottish architect James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Parliament Square

The best shops and markets near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Parliament Square

What are the best dining options near Parliament Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Houses of Parliament, SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, SW1P | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 22 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from Parliament Square
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 27 minutes from Parliament Square
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Parliament Square

Parliament Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Parliament Square

The best pubs near London Parliament Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Parliament Square

Parliament Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
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
The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Parliament Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Parliament Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Hall Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Houses of Parliament 2 minutes walk from Parliament Square

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Bach St John Passion at St John's Smith Square
Concerts | On 18th April 2014 

St John's Smith Square 6 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Stephen Layton conducts the Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment who perform Bach's St John Passion at St John's Smith ...More

Thames Barrier Voyage
Thames Barrier Voyage
Tours | Until 31st October 2014 

London RIB Voyages 7 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Travel to the Thames Barrier by boat and take in some of London's top attractions from the river en route ...More

 
Easter at the London Eye
Easter at the London Eye
Seasonal | Until 21st April 2014 

London Eye 7 minutes walk from Parliament Square

This Easter weekend Edwin the Easter bunny and his friends will be taking over the London Eye to provide families ...More

 
Another Country
Another Country
Theatre | Until 21st June 2014 

Trafalgar Studios 8 minutes walk from Parliament Square

The 1980s film shot Rupert Everett and Colin Firth to stardom, Another Country, it created a sensation when it came ...More

 
Boat Show Comedy Club
Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 27th December 2014 

Tattershall Castle 8 minutes walk from Parliament Square

For the past twelve years the Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has played host to some of ...More

 
David Robilliard: The Yes No Quality Of Dreams
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

David Robilliard was a London-based poet and painter. Born in 1952 on the Channel Island of Guernsey, he moved to ...More

Tauba Auerbach
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

This will be San Francisco-born, New York based artist Tauba Auerbach's first solo exhibition in the UK. Her work encompasses ...More

The White Horse
The White Horse
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2015 

British Council 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Walk down The Mall to Spring Gardens and you'll see a life-size White Horse, a marble and resin sculpture ...More

 
Fashion & Gardens
Fashion & Gardens
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

Garden Museum 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Fashion & Gardens is the first exhibition to explore the relationship between fashion and garden design, from the age of ...More

 
 
 
 
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