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The nearest station to Strand is Temple Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South .

Strand is in the London area of Holborn.

 

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Underground Stations

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Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
City Thameslink Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Drury Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    ME London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £195  22% off
    336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Strand
    A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
     
     
     
    The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £149  41% off
    Aldwych, WC2B | 5 minutes from Strand
    Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  41% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 6 minutes from Strand
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Strand

    Near Strand
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from Strand
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from Strand
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 13 minutes from Strand
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | On Strand
    The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
     
     
     
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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Strand
    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
     
     
     
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    HMS President
    London > Entertainment >
    Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Strand
    One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Strand

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Strand
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    Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Strand
    A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
     
     
     
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    Temple Church
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Strand
    Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Strand
    Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Strand

    The best shops and markets near Strand
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    Ede & Ravenscroft
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Strand
    Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
     
     
     
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    The Old Curiosity Shop
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Strand
    16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
     
     
     
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    The Natural Kitchen
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Strand
    Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
     
     
     
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    Apostrophe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    215 The Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | On Strand
    Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
     
     
     
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    Thai Square at the Wig & Pen
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
    Formally the famous Wig and Pen Club, this branch of Thai Square occupies a building that's supposedly the only one on the Strand to have survived ... More
     
     
     
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    Caffe Nero
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
    Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Strand

    Near Strand
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Strand
    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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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Strand
    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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Strand
    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
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Strand

    Strand gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Strand
    The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Chang's Hapkido Academy
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Strand
    Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
     
     
     
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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Strand
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Strand

    The best pubs near London Strand.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Edgar Wallace
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
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    The White Swan
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Strand
    Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
     
     
     
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    The Castle
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    26 Furnival Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Strand
    ... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near Strand

    Strand clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Strand
    Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Bounce
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from Strand
    Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Galadari
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from Strand
    A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Strand

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Strand.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Strand
    Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Two Temple Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
    With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Strand
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
     
     
     
     

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    The Courtauld Collection
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 5 minutes walk from Strand

    Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

    Jonathan Richardson The Elder: Self-Portraits
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 5 minutes walk from Strand

    A collection of self-portraits by Jonathan Richardson....More

    UnfinishedÂ… Works from The Courtauld Gallery
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 5 minutes walk from Strand

    A showcase of paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings from the Renaissance to the 20th century that have all be described ...More

    Unfinished: Works From The Courtauld Gallery
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 5 minutes walk from Strand

    Paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century that are considered to be unfinished....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Somerset House 5 minutes walk from Strand

    Photographer Sam Faulkner presents a series of imagined portraits meant to depict soldiers who served at the Battle of Waterloo....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 13th December 2015 

    Somerset House 5 minutes walk from Strand

    A celebratory display including works by the first Jewish Royal Academician, Solomon Hart, Mark Gertler, David Bomberg, First World War ...More

    The Jam: About The Young Idea
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Somerset House 5 minutes walk from Strand

    This multi-media exhibition documents the rise to fame and success of the popular mod band, through the 1970s and 1980s....More

    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

     
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 6 minutes walk from Strand

    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

     
    The Lion King
    The Lion King
    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

    The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

    The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

     
     
     
     
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