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Leicester Square London Leicester Square is about 0.5 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. It is a pedestrianised square in the West End bounded by Lisle Street, Charing Cross Road, Orange Street and Whitcomb Street. It lies within the City of Westminster and is the centre of London's cinema land. If you are flying to/from London, Heathrow airport is about 18 miles from Leicester Square, Gatwick airport is about 32 miles and London city airport is about 10 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to Leicester Square is Waterloo station and Charing Cross station, and it is about 2 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 Leicester Square :-

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  • Leicester Square Station, Charing Cross Road, LONDON, WC2H 0AP. Piccadilly / Northern (Charing Cross branch) line.
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station, 237 Oxford Street, LONDON, W1B 3AG. Bakerloo / Central / Victoria line.
  • Tottenham Court Road Station, Oxford Street, LONDON, W1R 1RF. Central / Northern (Charing Cross Branch) line.
  • Piccadilly Circus Station, Piccadilly, LONDON, W1V 9LB. Piccadilly / Bakerloo line.
  • London Waterloo, Station Approach, London, Greater London, SE1 8SW.


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Attractions Trocadero Centre, 1 Picadilly Circus, London W1D 7DH. The London Trocadero is a centre of leisure, shopping and entertainment located in the heart of the West end. Pubs, theaters, and the museum "Guinness World of Records". Free admission to the Trocadero, individual attractions are separately priced. Nearest Underground Stations: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square. www.londontrocadero.com. About 100 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ. Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus. Nearest Train: Charing Cross. About 100 yards from Leicester Square.


Attractions Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London SW1Y 4XA. Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly/Bakerloo lines). About 400 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London, W1D. Tel: 020 7494 5065. Nearest Underground Stations: Piccadilly Circus (4 mins) & Leicester Square (5 mins). About 100 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, 47 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4HT. Tel: 44 (0)20 7439 0747. Nearest London Underground stations are about 5 minutes walk away at Tottenham Court Road and Leicester Square. About 100 yards from Leicester Square.


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Attractions Curzon Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D 5DY. Tel: 020 7734 2255 (box office). Located in the heart of London’s media hub and surrounded by the offices of the movie industry in the UK, the Curzon Soho is famous for being at the forefront of film in London to both the Industry and to the capital’s cinema fans. About 200 yards from Leicester Square. Gain free entry to Curzon Soho – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

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Attractions Theatre Museum, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London. WC2E 7PR. Tel: 020 7943 4700. About 500 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN. Tel: 020 7848 2777. A broad spectrum of the arts and architecture of the Western world from classical antiquity to the present day. About 600 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN. Tel: 020 7747 2885. One of the greatest collections of European painting in the world. About 50 yards from Leicester Square.

AttractionsNational Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE. Tel: 020 7306 0055. The collection represents the most comprehensive of its kind, founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women. About 100 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ, Tel: 020 - 7766 1100. St Martin-in-the-Fields is located at the north eastern corner of Trafalgar Square. Take any bus bound for the Strand or Charing Cross Road, or take the underground to Charing Cross or Leicester Square and follow the signs to the National Gallery. About 100 yards from Leicester Square.

Attractions Leicester Square Cinemas include : Odeon Leicester Square, Odeon Mezzanine, 22-24 Leicester Square, Empire Leicester Square, Prince Charles Cinema
7 Leicester Place (off Leicester Square) .
In Leicester Square.

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