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Clerkenwell Clerkenwell is about 2 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. It is located in the borough of Islington, with Smithfield Market and numerous traditional pubs. The Church of Saint Bartholomew in Clerkenwell appears in the award-winning films Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love and The End of the Affair, and in BBC 2's Madame Bovary. If you are flying to/from London, Heathrow airport is about 25 miles from Clerkenwell, Gatwick airport is about 30 miles and London city airport is about 8 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to Clerkenwell is Liverpool Street station and King's Cross / St Pancras. Clerkenwell is about 4 miles from Victoria Coach station. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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RAILWAY / TUBE STATIONS around Clerkenwell :-

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  • Russell Square Station, Russell Square, London, WC1N 1LJ. Piccadilly line.
  • Old Street Station, St. Agnes Well, LONDON, EC1Y 1BE. Northern (Bank branch) line.
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Station, Euston Road, LONDON, N1 9AL. Victoria / Piccadilly / Northern (Bank branch) / Hammersmith & City / Circle / Metropolitan line.
  • Farringdon Station, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BY. Circle / Hammersmith & City / Metropolitan line.
  • London Kings Cross, London, N1 9AP.
  • Euston, Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2RT
  • Liverpool Street, Bishopsgate, London, Greater London, EC2M 7PY.


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Attractions Hatton Garden. The area around Hatton Garden, has long been the centre of London’s jewellery trade. It now has an international reputation in the world of jewellery. Nearby Tube Stations: Holborn (Central, Piccadilly), Chancery Lane (Central), Farringdon (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith). About 300 yards from Clerkenwell.

Attractions Leather Lane Market. Leather Lane Market is held between Greville Street and Clerkenwell Road. Despite the name Leather Lane Market is best known it's numerous sandwich bars. The market is open Monday to Friday. About 200 yards from Clerkenwell.

Attractions Smithfield Market, Charterhouse Street, London, EC1A 9PQ. Tel 020 7236 8734. Smithfield Market is one of the oldest markets in London selling and buying meat for over 800 years. Farringdon or Barbican stations are only a few minutes walk from the market. About 500 yards from Clerkenwell.

Attractions Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN. Sadler's Wells is situated at the top of Rosebery Avenue at the heart of the popular Islington and Clerkenwell areas. Nearby Underground Station: Angel (Northern Line City Branch) is a 250-metre walk from Sadler's Wells. About 300 yards from Clerkenwell.

Attractions The British Postal Museum & Archive, Freeling House, Phoenix Place, LONDON, WC1X 0DL. Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 2570. Nearby Tube Stations: Farringdon (10 mins walk); King's Cross St Pancras (15 mins walk); Chancery Lane (10 mins walk); Angel (15 mins walk); Russell Square (15 mins walk). In Clerkenwell.

Attractions Holborn library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8PA. Tel: 020-7974 6345. In Holborn, south of Clerkenwell.

Attractions Golden lane leisure centre, Golden Lane Estate, Fann Street, London, EC1Y 0SH. Tel: 020-7250 1464. In Clerkenwell.

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