Sights and Attractions near House of Detention  

 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 13 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area.... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 16 minutes walk from House of Detention
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard ... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes walk from House of Detention
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square
London > Attractions
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes walk from House of Detention
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder Park
London > Attractions > Sights
Regent's Canal Towpath, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes walk from House of Detention
At 25 metre-tall, 35 metre-wide, Gasholder No 8, disused since 2001, is the largest of the gasholders at King's Cross. Originally built as a... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 23 minutes walk from House of Detention
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 24 minutes walk from House of Detention
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... More
 
 
 
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 25 minutes walk from House of Detention
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Glass Room
London > Attractions
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N | 26 minutes walk from House of Detention
With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine on the Thames. Brought to you by Bateaux... More
 
 
 
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 27 minutes walk from House of Detention
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 27 minutes walk from House of Detention
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gagosian Gallery Grosvenor Hill
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Grosvenor Hill, W1K | 37 minutes walk from House of Detention
The third and largest of Larry Gagosian's London galleries, on Grosvenor Hill in Mayfair, is just around the corner from his 'shop window'... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Davies Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
17-19 Davies Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 2 miles from House of Detention
The Gagosian Gallery in Mayfair is a tiny space, what estate agents would optimistically call bijou. But size isn't everything and Larry Gagosian's influence should... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gillett Square
London > Attractions
Gillett Square, N16 | 2.1 miles from House of Detention
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 2.2 miles from House of Detention
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gasworks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 2.7 miles from House of Detention
Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed... More
 
 
 
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Glass Factory Studios
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 3.8 miles from House of Detention
Glass Factory Studios is a studio and venue complex on the ground floor of a converted Victorian warehouse within Queen's Yard in the heart... More
 
 
 
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Giffin Square
London > Attractions
9 Giffin Street, SE8 | 4.8 miles from House of Detention
Situated a two minute walk from Deptford Station and five minutes from New Cross Overground, Giffin Square is a public space that is also regularly... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Alexandra Palace Way, N22 | 5 miles from House of Detention
Swing through the trees, walk on sky high rope bridges and zip down the wire at Alexandra Palace which, thanks to its elevated... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 5.2 miles from House of Detention
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural... More
 
 
 
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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 13.5 miles from House of Detention
Octagonal 18th century temple located in idyllic grounds. This extraordinary octagonal temple was commissioned by celebrated actor, dramatist and theatre manager, David Garrick (1717-1779) as a... More
 
 
 
Guildhall Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, Clerkenwell, London EC2P | 5 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Guildhall Art Gallery is the Corporation of London's collection of 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century works of art. Fine architecture and a sumptuous... More
 
 
 
Goldsmiths' Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Foster Lane, City, London EC2V | 14 minutes walk from House of Detention
An 1835 (William IV) Renaissance building rebuilt by Philip Hardwick, containing portraits. Although this building only dates from the 1830s, inside the Court Room is... More
 
 
 
Guildhall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 16 minutes walk from House of Detention
Since the Middle Ages the Guildhall has been the centre of Government for the City of London. The current building has stood in the geographical... More
 
 
 
Grand Connaught Rooms
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
61-65 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 17 minutes walk from House of Detention
These elegant rooms, in the heart of Covent Garden, successfully combine tradition with some of the most high-tech facilities in the country, to provide a... More
 
 
 
The gallery@oxo
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 21 minutes walk from House of Detention
The gallery@oxo exhibits a changing programme of contemporary art, design, photography and architecture exhibitions. Shows include works by design collectives, established and emerging designers with... More
 
 
 
Grant Museum of Zoology
London > Attractions > Museums
Rockefeller Building University College London, 21 University Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 24 minutes walk from House of Detention
University College London's Grant Museum of Zoology houses around 62,000 specimens amounting to a diverse natural history collection covering the whole of the animal kingdom.... More
 
 
 
Golden Jubilee Bridges
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Victoria Embankment, WC2N | 26 minutes walk from House of Detention
The steel Hungerford railway bridge which enables trains to pass from Waterloo to Charing Cross is flanked by two cable pedestrian bridges. Built in 2002,... More
 
 
 
The Gallery in Redchurch Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
50 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 26 minutes walk from House of Detention
This hat factory turned art gallery and venue hire space in Redchurch Street is located in the heart of London's trendy East End. Just off... More
 
 
 
Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Montague Close London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 27 minutes walk from House of Detention
It was built by the Hays Wharf company during the Napoleonic wars as a three-storey warehouse, its distinctive Georgian industrial facade being added when it... More
 
 
 
 
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Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 2 minutes walk from House Of Detention

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Architecture Of London
Exhibitions | Until 1st December 2019 

Guildhall Art Gallery 5 minutes walk from House Of Detention

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

Birmingham Royal Ballet: [Un]leashed
Dance | Until 26th June 2019 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 7 minutes walk from House Of Detention

Triple bill of new works. Peter And The Wolf blends classical ballet with a fusion of urban influences to create ...More

The Knot
Theatre | Until 6th July 2019 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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The Damned (Les Damnes)
Theatre | Until 25th June 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

Ivo van Hove directs this Comedie-Francaise production that follows a family of German industrialists in pre-war Germany. Adapted from Luchino ...More

Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Art Gallery 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art ...More

 
Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

Abstract expressionist paintings by the pioneering artist whose importance was shadowed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock....More

Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2019 

Victoria Miro 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

A group show of three young painters, whose distinctive work references themes of gender, the workplace and migration....More

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Lucky Cat
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Asian inspired restaurant Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat replaces Maze as the in-house restaurant within the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square....More

The KPH
Dining 

Closed for two years, The KPH (or Kensington Park Hotel) has been affectionately restored and reopened by Harcourt Inns....More

Latteria
Latteria
Dining 

A colourful 1950s Milan diner with formica tables on Islington's Essex Road from the same ...More

 
The Betterment
The Betterment
Dining 

Located within The Biltmore, the first hotel in Europe from Hilton's luxury LXR Hotels & ...More

 
Pavlova's
Pavlova's
Drinking 

Add a sense of theatrics to your interval drinks at Pavlova's, the Victoria Palace Theatre ...More

 
Tappit Hen
Tappit Hen
Drinking 

Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's ...More

 
Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
Exhibitions | On 20th July 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

Joining in on the moon landing celebrations, The Royal Institution presents Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing. Through a whole day of ...More

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
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London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Radio Alice Pizzeria Canary Wharf
Radio Alice Pizzeria Canary Wharf
Dining 

After the success of their pizzerias in Hoxton ...More

 
Double Standard
Double Standard
Drinking 

Part of Adam Rawson's ground floor takeover of The Standard London hotel, Double Standard is ...More

 
Isla
Isla
Dining 

Sitting on the ground floor of The Standard hotel, Isla is the latest venture from ...More

 
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Shopping 

After years of planning, the much-anticipated flagship Microsoft Store finally arrived in London in 2019....More

 
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

St James's Market

Watch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
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Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Summer in the Square
Summer in the Square
Seasonal | From 1st July 

Grosvenor Square

For three weeks this July, Grosvenor Square will be transformed into a hub of free ...More

 
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Concerts | On 25th July 

Royal Albert Hall

The cult electronics-instrumental outfit is joined by The ...More

 
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Concerts | On 3rd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto who so memorably got the entire Proms audience singing a Finnish folk ...More

 
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Omer Meir Wellber, the new chief conductor of ...More

 
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Concerts | On 30th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Three-time Grammy Award winning singer from Benin, West ...More

 
London Events 2019
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
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Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
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With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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