Trafalgar Square

 
 
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, City of Westminster, London WC2N
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Square is Charing Cross Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the East.

Trafalgar Square is in the London area of Westminster.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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The Portrait Restaurant National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H 0EP A decadent four-course Valentine's menu and glass of Rose Champagne is on offer at The...

 
 
January in London 2012

Chinese New Year Celebrations Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DS 29th January 2012 Chinese New Year in London is one of the most spectacular in the West with over 300,000...

 
 
February in London 2012

Maslenitsa Russian Festival Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DS 26th February 2012 Also known as pancake week, Maslenitsa is celebrated every year by Russians all over the world. Waving farewell to...

 
 
March in London 2012

Turner Inspired: In The Light Of Claude National Gallery, WC2N 5DN 14th March 2012 - 5th June 2012 When Turner left the National Gallery two paintings - Dido...

 
 
April in London 2012

The Queen celebrates her birthday with the annual Gun Salutes in Hyde Park - though the official celebrations don't take place until June. Other things to look...

 
 
London Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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    The Trafalgar Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  39% off
    2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    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 £63  32% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    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 £69  29% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    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 Trafalgar Square

    Near Trafalgar Square
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...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 | 11 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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
     
     
     
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    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 12 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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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    Entertainment near Trafalgar Square

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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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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    Haymarket Theatre Royal
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
     
     
     
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    Odeon Leicester Square
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Trafalgar Square

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Trafalgar Square
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    The Fourth Plinth
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | On Trafalgar Square
    The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
     
     
     
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    Trafalgar Square
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | On Trafalgar Square
    Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Nelson's Column
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | On Trafalgar Square
    Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Trafalgar Square

    The best shops and markets near Trafalgar Square
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    Davenports Magic Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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 | 4 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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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    Ben & Jerry's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Trafalgar Square

    What are the best dining options near Trafalgar Square London?
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    Massimo Restaurant & Bar
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    Adding another notch to his London portfolio, David Collins has designed the exquisite Massimo restaurant within the grand 5 star Corinthia Hotel London in Whitehall Place. ... More
     
     
     
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    Albannach
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    Scotland combines some of the finest ingredients in the world with some of the most atrocious cooking, but this Scottish-themed bar-restaurant is trying to change all ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    62-65 Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Trafalgar Square

    Near Trafalgar Square
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Trafalgar 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
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 12 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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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    Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 17 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Trafalgar Square

    Trafalgar Square 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 | 3 minutes from Trafalgar 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
     
     
     
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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
     
     
     
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    So SPA Sofitel St James
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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 Trafalgar Square

    The best pubs near London Trafalgar Square.
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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
     
     
     
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    The Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    53 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
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    The Harp
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    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 Trafalgar Square

    Trafalgar Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Rockwell
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Trafalgar Square
    Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vista
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 2 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Library
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    112 St Martin's Lane , WC2N | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Trafalgar Square

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Trafalgar Square.
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    Haymarket Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
     
     
     
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    Institute of Directors - IOD
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
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    Odeon, Leicester Square
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Trafalgar Square
    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DS WC2N - 0 minute walk from Trafalgar Square

    Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in ...More

     
    Inventing Impressionism
    Inventing Impressionism
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square

    A "a superb exhibition in every respect" (The Guardian) Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery is a tribute to art ...More

     
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square

    For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

     
    The horse's Tale (Ages 5-11)
    Kids Events | On 24th May 2015 

    National Gallery 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square

    Themed art activities with artist Nick Pace....More

    Contemporary Illuminations By Benoit Cazelle
    Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from Trafalgar Square

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    Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Abstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements....More

    Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British Aristocracy
    Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Exhibition of portraits and the stories of some of the most high-profile American heiresses to marry into British aristocracy, including ...More

    The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And Donor
    Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Exhibition celebrating the donors activities as an editor, writer and collector, throwing light on M.H. Spielmann's discreet but powerful reputation ...More

    Pictured & Seen
    Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    An exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol ...More

    Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in ...More

     
     
     
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