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Visitor attractions and information - Acton

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Attractions Virgin Active, 36 Bromyard Avenue, W3 7AU. Tel: 0845 130 9111. Gym, Sauna, Sanarium and Steam Room, swimming pool, Tennis Courts. In Acton.

Virgin Active

Attractions Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane London W3 8LQ. Tel: 020 8992 1612. Local history museum for Ealing and Hounslow. In Acton.

Gunnersbury Park Museum
 

 Attractions Ealing Studios, Ealing Green, London W5 5EP. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8567 6655. Ealing Studios has returned to film-making after 43 years with the release in 2002 of The Importance of Being Earnest. Location: about 1 mile west of Acton.
 

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Visitor attractions and information - Barnet

Attractions Barnet FC, Underhill Stadium Westcombe Drive Barnet Herts EN5 2BE. Barnet FC are a league football team with the smallest stadium in London. In Barnet.

Attractions Barnet Museum, 31 Wood Street, Barnet, Herts. EN5 4BE. Tel: 020 8440 8066. Just five minutes walk from High Barnet Tube Station. Our small shop sells books, maps and photographs. www.barnetmuseum.co.uk. In Barnet.

Attractions Spires Shopping centre, The Spires, 111 High Street, High Barnet EN5. Tel: 020 8449 7505. In Barnet.

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Visitor attractions and information - Bayswater

Attractions Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park, Westminster, London, W2. tradition of oratory. People gather together every Sunday to listen to others standing on their soapbox, giving speeches about anything and everything. Bayswater sits alongside Hyde Park.

Attractions Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA. Tel: 020 7402 6075. Recorded information 020 7298 1515. Modern and contemporary art. Open daily. Admission free. Nearest Underground Stations: Knightsbridge, Lancaster Gate & South Kensington. www.serpentinegallery.org. About 800 yards from Bayswater.

Serpentine Gallery

Attractions QUEENS is London’s ONLY Ice Rink and Ten Pin Bowling, 17 Queensway, Bayswater, London, W2 4QP. Tel: 020 7229 0172. Tube: Queensway Station (Central Line) and a short walk from Bayswater Station (Circle & District Line). About 400 yards from Bayswater.

Wellington Arch

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. About 1 mile from Bayswater.

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Visitor attractions and information - Belgravia

Attractions Buckingham Palace, The Mall, London SW1A 1AA. Tel: (+44) (0)20 7930. Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the British monarch since Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837. About 500 yards from Belgravia.

Buckingham Palace

Attractions Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LL. Tel; 0870 154 4040. Close to Victoria station. The building was designed as a "super-cinema" by E. Warmsley Lewis in 1930 in striking art deco style. About 300 yards from Belgravia.

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. About 400 yards from Belgravia.

Wellington Arch

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Visitor attractions and information - Bloomsbury

Attractions The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT. Tel: 020 7692 4000 . Providing information, inspiration and a vital link between products, technology and design.

Attractions Trades Union Congress, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS. Tel: 020 7636 4030.

Attractions The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX. Tel: 0207-405-2127. The Charles Dickens Museum in London is the world's most important collection of material relating to the great Victorian novelist and social commentator.

Attractions Thomas Coram Foundation for Children, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ. Tel: 020 7278 2424.

Attractions The Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH. Tel: 020 7388 8822.

Attractions Cochrane Theatre, 48, Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AP. Tel: 020 7269 1606.

Attractions Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AQ.

Attractions The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tel: 020 7323 8000.

Attractions Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, 53 Gordon Square, Camden, London, WC1H. Tel: 020 7387 3909.

Attractions Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP .

Attractions THE OCTOBER GALLERY, 24 OLD GLOUCESTER STREET, BLOOMSBURY, LONDON, WC1N 3AL. Tel: 020 7242 7367.

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Visitor attractions and information - Borehamwood

Attractions Borehamwood and Elstree were well known as the homes of many British film studios. Most of the studios have now closed, while some are owned by the BBC. In Borehamwood.

Attractions Borehamwood is home to Boreham Wood F.C., Arsenal Ladies and Watford F.C. Reserves who play their home games at Meadow Park. In Borehamwood.

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Visitor attractions and information - Brent Cross

Attractions Brent Cross Shopping centre. Tel: 020 8202 8095. The UK's first - and most successful - shopping centre, with its 120 stylish shops, cafes and restaurants. Located in Brent Cross, but the nearest Tube station to Brent Cross shopping centre is Hendon Central..

Brent Cross shopping centre

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Visitor attractions and information - Brompton

Attractions Chelsea Antique Market, Chelsea Old Town Hall, 253 Kings Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3. Tel: 020 7352 5689. About 500 yards from Brompton.

Attractions Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT. Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 5676. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain, caricatures, medals and memorabilia. About 800 yards from Brompton.

Attractions Christie's Auction Rooms, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3LD. Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6074. Christie's Auction Rooms in South Kensington is a world-famous auction house. About 100 yards from Brompton.

Attractions Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JS. Tel: (+44) 020 7590 6910. Baden-Powell House is situated in South Kensington, on the corner of Queens' Gate and Cromwell Road, opposite The Natural History Museum. About 200 yards from Brompton.

Baden-Powell House

Attractions V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL. Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000. About 100 yards from Brompton.

V&A

Attractions Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 5BD. Tel: 020 7942 5011. About 200 yards from Brompton.

Natural History Museum

Attractions The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. Switchboard: 0870 870 4868. About 200 yards from Brompton.

The Science Museum

Attractions Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL. About 200 yards from Brompton.

Harrods
 

Attractions Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, South Kensington. The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as the Brompton Oratory, is situated next to the Victoria and Albert Museum, at the junction with Cromwell Gardens. It is 200 ft tall and is the second largest Roman Catholic church in London, after Westminster Cathedral..

 Brompton Oratory

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Visitor attractions and information - Camden Town

Attractions London Canal Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT. Tel: 020 7713 0836. See inside a narrowboat cabin. Learn about the history of London's canals. Learn about the people who lived and worked on the waterways. It is possible to visit the by boat, with mooring available outside the museum. About 200 yards from Camden Town.

London Canal Museum

Attractions Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU. Phone: 020 7482 4857. Etcetera Theatre is located above the Oxford Arms in the heart of Camden. In Camden Town.

Etcetera Theatre

Attractions Regent's Park (The Open Air Theatre), Box office: 08700-601811. About 100 yards from Camden Town.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Attractions Jewish Museum, Camden Town, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB. Tel: 020 7284 1997. In Camden Town.

Jewish Museum

Attractions Jazz Cafe, 5-7 Parkway, Camden Town, LONDON, NW1 7PG. Tel; 0871 075 1742. In Camden Town.

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Visitor attractions and information - Chalk Farm

Attractions The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm was built in 1847 as a turntable engine shed for the London and Birmingham Railway. The Roundhouse became a well-known arts venue, starting in 1966, and has hosted notable performers including The Stranglers, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, and Led Zeppelin. In 2006 it served as the venue for the BBC's Electric Proms. In Chalk Farm.

Attractions Chalk farm library, Library Manager, Sharpleshall Street, London, NW1 8YN. Tel: 020-7974 6526. Between Primrose Hill and Chalk Farm.

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Visitor attractions and information - Chelsea

Attractions Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS. Tel: 0870-300-1212. www.chelseafc.co.uk

Chelsea FC

Attractions UGC Cinemas, 279, Kings Rd, Chelsea, London, SW3 5EW. 0871 2002000. In Chelsea.

Attractions Chelsea Cinema, 206, Kings Road, London, W3 5XP. In Chelsea.

Attractions Carlyle's House, 24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London SW3 5HL. Tel: 020 7352 7087. In Chelsea.

Attractions Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HS. Tel; +44 (0) 20 7352 5646 extension 28. Founded by the Society of Apothecaries in 1673 in order to promote the study of botany in relation to medicine, then known as the "physic" or healing arts. In Chelsea.

Attractions Chelsea Antique Market, Chelsea Old Town Hall, 253 Kings Road, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3. Tel: 020 7352 5689. In Chelsea.

Attractions National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4HT Tel: 020 7730 0717. In Chelsea.

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Visitor attractions and information - Chiswick

Royal Botanic Gardens KewAttractions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB. Tel: 020 8332 5655. Open for the first time in 10 years, Kew Palace is the oldest building within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, built in 1631. It is impossible to take in all of Kew's 300 acres at once. Location: On the outskirts of Chiswick.

Attractions Hogarth's House, Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, London, W4 2QN. Tel: 020 8994 6757. The country home of William Hogarth. In Chiswick.

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Visitor attractions and information - Covent Garden

Attractions BBC World Service, Bush House, Strand, London, WC2B 4PH. Tel: (+44) 020 7240 3456. Bush House has housed the BBC World Service since1940. It will be staying until 2008.

Attractions Standing on the Embankment is Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient Egyptian Obelisk, erected in 1878. Located between Waterloo-bridge and Charing-cross. NEAREST Railway Station:Temple.

Attractions Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ. TEL: +44 (0) 20 7831 9811.

Attractions TEA BOARD OF INDIA, India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA. Tel: 020 7240 2394.

Attractions King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS. Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454. King's is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the University of London.

Attractions Nelson's Column Trafalgar Square. London's most famous square. Erected in 1829 to commemorate Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. It is 185 feet high, the actual statue is 17 foot high.

Attractions Old Curiosity Shop, 13 - 14 Portsmouth Street, London WC2. Nearest Underground Station: Holborn.

Covent Garden

Visitor attractions and information - Cricklewood

Attractions Fenton House, Windmill Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 6RT. Tel: +44 (0)2074 353 471. 17th-century merchant's house with walled garden. Fine collection of European, Oriental and English porcelain. Important collection of early keyboard instruments. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo NTPL / Matthew Antrobus). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 2 miles east of Cricklewood.

Fenton House

Attractions 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London NW3 1TH. Tel: 020 7435 6166. One of Britain's finest examples of Modern Movement architecture. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo copyright NTPL / Dennis Gilbert). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 2 miles east of Cricklewood.

2 Willow Road Hampstead

Attractions Brent Cross Shopping centre. Tel: 020 8202 8095. The UK's first - and most successful - shopping centre, with its 120 stylish shops, cafes and restaurants. About 1 mile south of Cricklewood.

Brent Cross shopping centre

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Visitor attractions and information - Crouch End

Attractions The Parkland Walk. The walk is approximately for 4 miles long taking the path of a disused railway line that passed from Finsbury Park to Highgate with a branch line off towards the Alexandra palace. It includes a long viaduct with panoramic views of London. Passes close to Crouch End.

Attractions Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY. Tel: 020 8365 2121. Alexandra Palace is set in 196 acres of parkland, offering a wide range of attractions including the Ice Rink, the Boating Lake and an 18-hole Pitch & Putt Course. Inside Alexandra Palace is a Victorian theatre presently closed to the public (2007). alexandrapalace.com. Situated in North London between Muswell Hill and Wood Green.

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Visitor attractions and information - Ealing

Royal Botanic Gardens KewAttractions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB. Tel: 020 8332 5655. Open for the first time in 10 years, Kew Palace is the oldest building within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, built in 1631. It is impossible to take in all of Kew's 300 acres at once. Location: About 2 miles south of Ealing.
 

 Attractions Ealing Studios, Ealing Green, London W5 5EP. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8567 6655. Ealing Studios has returned to film-making after 43 years with the release in 2002 of The Importance of Being Earnest. Location: In the centre of Ealing.
 

Attractions Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane London W3 8LQ. Tel: 020 8992 1612. Local history museum for Ealing and Hounslow. Location: About 1 mile south of Ealing.

Gunnersbury Park Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Earls Court

Attractions Queens Tennis Club, Palliser Rd, West Kensington, London, W14 9EQ. Home of the Stella Artois Championships. About a 4 minute walk from Baron's Court Underground Station. About 600 yards from Earls Court.

Attractions North End Road Market, W14, North End Road. Between Lilly Road and Fulham Broadway, London, W14. Underground: West Brompton, Fulham Broadway - Buses: 28, 391. Vegetable and food market held Monday to Saturday. About 200 yards from Earls Court.

Attractions Earls Court, Warwick Road, London, SW5 9TA. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7385 1200. Silverlink and Southern trains run direct services to West Brompton station for Earls Court and Kensington Olympia. Direct services run from Clapham Junction, Gatwick Airport, East Croydon, Watford Junction, Willesden Junction and Stratford. In Earls Court.

Earls Court

Visitor attractions and information - Egham

AttractionsAscot Racecourse. Tel: 01344 876 876. Ascot Racecourse, founded in 1711, is the world's most famous racecourse. The 2006 redevelopment has meant that the new Grandstand and the state-of-the-art facilities are second to none. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors. www.ascot.co.uk. About 6 miles west of Egham.

Ascot Racecourse

Attractions Wentworth Club, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey GU25 4LS. Tel: 01344 842201. Three 18-hole Championship courses and one 9-hole course of Surrey heathland surrounded by woodland of pine, oak and birch trees. Wentworth's West course is the most televised course in the UK, hosting three professional tournaments every year. www.wentworthclub.com. Wentworth Club is in Virginia Water, just off the A30, about 3 miles south of Egham.

Wentworth Club

Attractions Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Windsor Castle ates back to the time of William the Conqueror. The castle is still used by royalty, in fact it is one of the British monarchs principal English residences. The towers and battlements of the Castle dominate the skyline of Windsor. Depending on opening times, visitors can see the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the Castle Exhibition the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery and the semi-state rooms. Location: About 5 miles north of Egham.

Windsor Castle

Attractions Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ. Tel: 01753 498400. The course is laid out in the form of a figure eight slightly more than a mile and a half in extent, the final five furlongs of which is virtually straight. Royal Windsor Racecourse has excellent access to most major motorway networks and rail services. Take advantage of our unique setting by taking a riverboat from the centre of Windsor straight to the racecourse jetty. www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk. Location: About 5 miles north of Egham.

Royal Windsor Racecourse

Attractions Thorpe Park, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN. Tel: 0870 444 44 66. You may think that Thorpe Park is all about Extreme Thrills but we also offer exciting rides for those who prefer laughing to screaming. Thorpe Park is situated between junctions 11 and 13* of the M25. (*Note: Access from Junction 12 of the M25 is not possible). www.thorpepark.co.uk. About 2 miles south of Egham.

Thorpe Park

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Visitor attractions and information - Elstree

Attractions Elstree Film Studios, Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JG. Tel: 020 8953 1600. Borehamwood and Elstree were well known as the homes of many British film studios. Most of the studios have now closed, while some are owned by the BBC. elstreefilmstudios.co.uk. About 1 mile north of Elstree.

Attractions Borehamwood is home to Boreham Wood F.C., Arsenal Ladies and Watford F.C. Reserves who play their home games at Meadow Park. About 1 mile north of Elstree.

Attractions Elstree Aerodrome, Hog Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 3AR. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8953 7480. A busy general aviation airfield with a 656 metre runway. Aviation shop, aircraft sales and a restaurant. www.egtr.net. About 1 mile NW of Elstree.

Attractions Aldenham Country Park, Dagger Lane Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AT. Tel: 020 89539602. Woodland and parkland set around a large reservoir. Children’s adventure play area, picnic site, refreshments, toilets. Wheelchair accessible. About 1 mile NW of Elstree.

Attractions The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Av, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 8HL. Tel: 01923 857546. Box Office: 01923 85929. CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT. THEATRE. ART GALLERIES. MUSIC. Private hire of the Theatre/Conference Hall and the smaller meeting rooms. radlettcentre.co.uk. About 3 miles north of Elstree.

Attractions The Metropolis Centre,84 Shenley Rd, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1EH. Tel: 020 82072071. Includes: - Curzon Cinema, ten pin bowling, pub, health & leisure centre. About 1 mile north of Elstree.

Attractions Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL. Tel: 020 8205 2266. A world-class collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and memorabilia. About 4 miles south of Elstree, near Junction 2 of the M1.

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Visitor attractions and information - Euston

AttractionsThe original Euston railway station was opened in 1837, as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway. It was constructed by Robert Stephenson. The station was rebuilt between 1961 and 1969. Euston station is directly connected to, and above, Euston tube station, which is served by the Victoria Line and Northern Line (both Bank and Charing Cross branches) of the London Underground. The bus station is at the front of the station. ADDRESS: Room 430 Stephenson Room, East Colonnade, Euston, London, NW1 2RT. Tel: 0207 9226482.
 

AttractionsThe British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London. NW1 2DB. Tel: +44 (0)870 444 1500. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest libraries. About 400 yards from Euston station.
 

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Visitor attractions and information - Finchley

Attractions Phoenix Cinema, 52 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 9PJ. Tel: 020 8883 2233. Box Office: 020 8444 6789. One of London's leading independent cinemas and one of the oldest cinemas in the UK. In East Finchley.

Attractions Victoria Park, Ballards Lane, Finchley, London, N3 2NE. A Victorian park with ornamental shrubberies, flowerbeds and open grassland. Play area, bowling greens, toilets, café, tennis courts, pitch and putt. Between North Finchley and Finchley Central.

Attractions Finchley RFC, Summers Lane, North Finchley, N12. Tel: 0208 445 3746. Closest Tube Stations are West Finchley, Finchley Central, East Finchley, and New Southgate Train Station is a 10 minute walk. www.finchleyrfc.co.uk. In north Finchley.

Attractions East Finchley Library, 226 High Road, Finchley, London, N2 9BB. Tel: 020 8359 3815. Nearby Underground: East Finchley, Northern Line - 15 minutes walk.

Attractions North Finchley Library, Ravensdale Avenue, North Finchley, London, N12 9HP. Tel: 020 8359 3845. Underground : Woodside Park, Northern Line – 15 minutes walk.

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Visitor attractions and information - Fulham

Attractions North End Road Market, W14, North End Road. Between Lilly Road and Fulham Broadway, London, W14. Underground: West Brompton, Fulham Broadway - Buses: 28, 391. Vegetable and food market held Monday to Saturday. About 400 yards from Fulham.

Attractions Fulham FC, Craven Cottage, Stevenage Road, London, SW6 6HH. Tel: 0870-442-1222. www.fulhamfc.com. The Craven Cottag Tour is a must for all Fulham fans, with the opportunity to go behind the scenes, visiting the home dressing rooms, dug outs, the Cottage balcony, corporate hospitality areas and press facilities. Tel: 020 7384 4777. Nearby Underground Station: Putney Bridge (District Line) - About 10 minutes walk. In Fulham.

Fulham FC

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Visitor attractions and information - Golders Green

Attractions Brent Cross Shopping centre. Tel: 020 8202 8095. The UK's first - and most successful - shopping centre, with its 120 stylish shops, cafes and restaurants. Located about 1 mile west of Golders Green.

Brent Cross shopping centre

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Visitor attractions and information - Green Park

Attractions Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT. Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 5676. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain, caricatures, medals and memorabilia. About 200 yards from Green Park.

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 800 yards from Green Park.

London Trocadero

Attractions Marble Arch Cumberland Gate. The nearest underground station to Cumberland Gate is Marble Arch (2 minutes). About 800 yards from Green Park.

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

Attractions Faraday's Laboratory & Museum, The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, Westminster, London, W1S. Tel: 020 7409 2992. The laboratory has been restored to how it was in 1852.Nearest Station: Green Park 5 minutes. About 200 yards from Green Park.

Attractions Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD. Tel: 020 7300 8000. The closest tube stations are Piccadilly (Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines), Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria line), Oxford Circus and Bond Street (Central line). About 300 yards from Green Park.

royalacademy.org.uk

Attractions Fortnum & Mason plc, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER. Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8040. Open from Monday to Saturday. Green Park and Piccadilly Circus tube stations are nearby. About 200 yards from Green Park.

fortnumandmason.com

Attractions Sotheby's London, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA. Tel: 44 20 7293 5000. Sotheby's London can be found in the heart of the West End on New Bond Street, close to the corner with Conduit Street. Well served by public transport. About 200 yards from Green Park.

www.sothebys.com

Attractions Curzon Mayfair, 38 Curzon St London W1J 7TY. Box Office Tel: 0870 756 4621. Nearby Tube: Green Park, Hyde Park Corner. About 200 yards from Green Park.

curzoncinemas.com

Attractions Buckingham Palace, The Mall, London SW1A 1AA. Tel: (+44) (0)20 7930. Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the British monarch since Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837. About 100 yards from Green Park.

Buckingham Palace

Attractions Clarence House, London SW1A 1BA. Tel; (0)20 7930 4832. Clarence House, The Mall is a royal residence attached to St. James's Palace and sharing the palace's garden. For nearly 50 years from 1953 to 2002 it was home to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. About 100 yards from Green Park.

Clarence House

Wellington Arch

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. About 100 yards from Green Park.

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Visitor attractions and information - Hammersmith

Royal Botanic Gardens KewAttractions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB. Tel: 020 8332 5655. Open for the first time in 10 years, Kew Palace is the oldest building within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, built in 1631. It is impossible to take in all of Kew's 300 acres at once. Location: About 2 miles south of Hammersmith.

Attractions Broadway Shopping Centre, Hammersmith Broadway, London, W6 8AB. Tel: 020 8563 0131. In Hammersmith.

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Visitor attractions and information - Hampstead

Attractions Fenton House, Windmill Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 6RT. Tel: +44 (0)2074 353 471. 17th-century merchant's house with walled garden. Fine collection of European, Oriental and English porcelain. Important collection of early keyboard instruments. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo NTPL / Matthew Antrobus). nationaltrust.org.uk. In Hampstead.

Fenton House

Attractions 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London NW3 1TH. Tel: 020 7435 6166. One of Britain's finest examples of Modern Movement architecture. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo copyright NTPL / Dennis Gilbert). nationaltrust.org.uk. In Hampstead.

2 Willow Road Hampstead

Attractions Everyman Cinema Hampstead, Holly Bush Vale, Greater London, NW3 6TX. Tel: 08700664777. In Hampstead.

Attractions Finchley Road Vue Cinema, 241-279 O2 Centre, Finchley Road, Greater London, NW3 6LU. Tel: 08712240240. In Hampstead.

Attractions Odeon Cinema Swiss Cottage, 96 Finchley Road, Greater London, NW3 5EL. Tel: 08705050007. In Hampstead.

Attractions Hampstead Garden Suburb Library, 15 Market Place, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, NW11 6LB. Tel: 020 8359 3915. Underground : East Finchley, Northern Line – 30 minutes walk.

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Visitor attractions and information - Harlesden

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile south of Harlesdon.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions Wembley National Stadium, Wembley, London, HA9 0WS. Tel: 0844 980 8001. For information about Guided tours of Wembley Stadium see : www.wembleystadium.com. Close to Harlesden.

Wembley Stadium

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Visitor attractions and information - Harrow

Attractions Vue Cinemas, St. Anns Rd, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1AS. 0871 224 0240. In Harrow.

Attractions Harrow Leisure Centre, Christchurch Ave, Harrow. Tel: : 0208 901 5980. Facilities include: Two indoor pools, fitness centre, squash courts, sports halls, rock climbing wall, snooker, table tennis, cafe. In Harrow.

Attractions St Ann's Shopping Centre, St Ann's Road, Harrow, HA1 1AR. Located in the heart of Harrow. Stores include BHS, Marks & Spencer, Primark and Top Shop. St George's Shopping Centre, St Ann's Road, Harrow, HA1 1HS. Both in Harrow.

Attractions The Linda Blackstone Gallery, 13 High Street, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 5QQ. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8868 5765. and varied selection of British artists' work displayed in a warm and friendly atmosphere. www.lindablackstone.com. In Pinner, Harrow.

Attractions Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL. Tel: 020 8205 2266. A world-class collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and memorabilia. About 5 miles east of Harrow, near Junction 2 of the M1.

Harrow Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hayes

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes through Hayes.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions BAA, Heathrow Airport, 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AP. Heathrow Airport general enquiries - Telephone: +44 (0)870 000 0123. The world’s busiest international airport. About 3 miles south of Hayes.

Attractions Hayes & Yeading United FC, Church Road, Hayes, Middx UB3 2LE. Tel: 020 8573 2075. In Hayes.

Hayes Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hendon

Attractions Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL. Tel: 020 8205 2266. A world-class collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and memorabilia. About 1 mile north of Hendon, near Junction 2 of the M1.

Attractions Hendon Football Club, Claremont Road, Brent Cross, London, NW2 1AE. Tel : (020) 8201 9494. Nearest Tube: Brent Cross station. Close to Junction 1 of the M1,.

Attractions Brent Cross Shopping centre. Tel: 020 8202 8095. The UK's first - and most successful - shopping centre, with its 120 stylish shops, cafes and restaurants. Located in Brent Cross, but the nearest Tube station to Brent Cross shopping centre is Hendon Central..

Brent Cross shopping centre

Attractions Hendon Library. The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BQ. Tel: 020 8359 2628. Nearest Underground: Hendon Central, Northern Line – 15 minutes walk. Rail: Hendon, Thameslink – 15 minutes walk.

Hendon Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Holland Park

Attractions Linley Sambourne House, 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 7BH. Tel: 020 7602 3316. A unique example of a late Victorian town house. Guided tours only at limited times. Telephone for details. A two minute walk from Kensington High Street. About 200 yards from Holland Park.

Holland Park Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hounslow

Attractions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB. Tel: 020 8332 5655. Open for the first time in 10 years, Kew Palace is the oldest building within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, built in 1631. It is impossible to take in all of Kew's 300 acres at once. www.kew.org. Location: About 3 miles east of Hounslow.

Royal Botanic Gardens

Hounslow Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hyde Park

Attractions Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT. Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 5676. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain, caricatures, medals and memorabilia. On the edge of Hyde Park.

Attractions Marble Arch Cumberland Gate. The nearest underground station to Cumberland Gate is Marble Arch (2 minutes). On the edge of Hyde Park.

Attractions The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London WIU 3BN. Tel: +44 (0)207 563 9500. Includes paintings by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velazquez. About 600 yards from Hyde Park.

wallacecollection.org

Attractions Selfridges London, 400 Oxford Street, London, W1A 2LR. Tel: 0800 123 400. About 300 yards from Hyde Park.

selfridges.com

Attractions Curzon Mayfair, 38 Curzon St London W1J 7TY. Box Office Tel: 0870 756 4621. Nearby Tube: Green Park, Hyde Park Corner. About 200 yards from Hyde Park.

curzoncinemas.com

Attractions Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park, Westminster, London, W2. tradition of oratory. People gather together every Sunday to listen to others standing on their soapbox, giving speeches about anything and everything. On the edge of Hyde Park.

Attractions QUEENS is London’s ONLY Ice Rink and Ten Pin Bowling, 17 Queensway, Bayswater, London, W2 4QP. Tel: 020 7229 0172. Tube: Queensway Station (Central Line) and a short walk from Bayswater Station (Circle & District Line). About 400 yards from Hyde Park.

Attractions Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA. Tel: 020 7402 6075. Recorded information 020 7298 1515. Modern and contemporary art. Open daily. Admission free. Nearest Underground Stations: Knightsbridge, Lancaster Gate & South Kensington. www.serpentinegallery.org. In Hyde Park.

Serpentine Gallery

Attractions Odeon Marble Arch, 10 Edgware Road, Marble Arch, London, W2 2EN. Filmline: 0871 22 44 007. Marble Arch tube station is located within a 2 minute walk of the cinema. Located in London’s West End, there is a wide choice of shops, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions all close to the cinema. About 200 yards from Hyde Park.

Harvey Nichols

Attractions Harvey Nichols, 109 - 125 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RJ. Tel: 020 7235 5000. About 100 yards from Hyde Park.

Wellington Arch

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. In Hyde Park.

Hyde Park Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Islington

Attractions Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH. Tel: 020 7359 3535. Situated in Islington, the Business Design Centre is a stylish venue, hosting over 80 exhibitions and 250 conferences every year, and also home to over 100 businesses. Nearby Underground Ststion: 5 minutes walk from Angel (Northern Line). In Islington.

Attractions Camden Passage, Pierrepont Arcade, Camden Passage, London, N1 8EF. London's most thriving antiques village with shops, arcades, malls, and markets. Main market held Wednesdays and Saturdays. Some shops open weekdays also. Nearby Underground Ststion: 5 minutes walk from Angel (Northern Line). In Islington.

Attractions Chapel Market, Chapel Street, Angel, Islington, London N1. A traditional and lively market selling fruit, vegetable, fish, household goods and clothes. Open every day except Monday. Nearby Underground Ststion: Angel (Northern Line). In Islington.

Attractions The Angel, Islington. The Angel, originally an inn, now refers to an area within Islington offering much to the visitor, shopping, attractions, cinema, theatre and places to visit. In Islington.

Attractions SCREEN ON THE GREEN, 83 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0NP. Tel: 020 7226 3520. ISLINGTON VUE CINEMA, N1 Centre, Upper Street, Islington, London. Tel: 08712 240 240. In Islington.

Attractions The Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, London, N1 2DN. Tel: 0207 226 1787. Parking is difficult in Islington. Nearby Underground Stations: Angel (Northern Line), and Highbury and Islington (Victoria Line). www.littleangeltheatre.com. In Islington.

Attractions Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, N1 1TA. Box Office: 020 7359 4404. The Almeida Theatre is located on Almeida Street, off Upper Street, in the heart of Islington. Nearby Underground Station: Highbury & Islington or Angel (10-15 minutes walk). British and international drama with some of the world's best artists. www.almeida.co.uk. In Islington.

Attractions London Canal Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT. Tel: 020 7713 0836. See inside a narrowboat cabin. Learn about the history of London's canals. Learn about the people who lived and worked on the waterways. It is possible to visit the by boat, with mooring available outside the museum. About 500 yards from Islington.

Islington hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Kensington

Attractions Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 5BD. Tel: 020 7942 5011. In Kensington.

Attractions The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP. Tel: 020 7589 8212. About 400 yards from Kensington.

Attractions Whiteleys Shopping Centre, 151 Queensway, London, W2 4QS. Tel: 020 7229 8844. About 400 yards from Kensington.

Attractions Gate Cinema, 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ. About 200 yards from Kensington.

Attractions Linley Sambourne House, 18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8 7BH. Tel: 020 7602 3316. A unique example of a late Victorian town house. Guided tours only at limited times. Telephone for details. A two minute walk from Kensington High Street. About 200 yards from Kensington.

Attractions Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX. Tel: 0870 751 5170. The state apartments are open to the public by guided tour only. NEAREST TUBE: Queensway, High Street Kensington, Glouscester Road. About 200 yards from Kensington.

Kensington Palace

Attractions Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX. Tel: +44 (0)20 7385 1200. For Olympia, travel to Kensington Olympia on the District line from Earls Court station. About 300 yards from Kensington.

Kensington Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Kensington Gardens

Attractions Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA. Tel: 020 7402 6075. Recorded information 020 7298 1515. Modern and contemporary art. Open daily. Admission free. Nearest Underground Stations: Knightsbridge, Lancaster Gate & South Kensington. www.serpentinegallery.org. In Kensington Gardens.

Serpentine Gallery

Attractions The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP. Tel: 020 7589 8212. About 100 yards from Kensington Gardens.

Attractions Whiteleys Shopping Centre, 151 Queensway, London, W2 4QS. Tel: 020 7229 8844. About 100 yards from Kensington Gardens.

Attractions Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX. Tel: 0870 751 5170. The state apartments are open to the public by guided tour only. NEAREST TUBE: Queensway, High Street Kensington, Glouscester Road. In Kensington Gardens.

Kensington Palace

Attractions Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX. Tel: +44 (0)20 7385 1200. For Olympia, travel to Kensington Olympia on the District line from Earls Court station. About 800 yards from Kensington Gardens.

Attractions Gate Cinema, 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ. About 200 yards from Kensington Gardens.

AttractionsThe Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. In Kensington Gardens.

Albert Memorial

Kensington Gardens Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Kings Cross

Attractions London Canal Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT. Tel: 020 7713 0836. See inside a narrowboat cabin. Learn about the history of London's canals. Learn about the people who lived and worked on the waterways. It is possible to visit the by boat, with mooring available outside the museum. About 100 yards from Kings Cross.
 

AttractionsThe British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London. NW1 2DB. Tel: +44 (0)870 444 1500. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest libraries. Next to Kings Cross/St Pancras station.
 

Kings Cross Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Knightsbridge

Attractions Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT. Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 5676. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain, caricatures, medals and memorabilia. About 300 yards from Knightsbridge.

Attractions Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 5BD. Tel: 020 7942 5011. About 100 yards from Knightsbridge.

Attractions The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP. Tel: 020 7589 8212. In Knightsbridge.

AttractionsThe Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. About 200 yards from Knightsbridge.

Albert Memorial

Attractions V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL. Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000. About 200 yards from Knightsbridge.

V&A

Attractions The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. Switchboard: 0870 870 4868. About 200 yards from Knightsbridge.

The Science Museum

Attractions Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2 AP. About 100 yards from Knightsbridge.

Attractions Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS • Tel: +44(0)20 7589 3643. About 100 yards from Knightsbridge.

Attractions Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL. In Knightsbridge.

Harrods

Attractions Harvey Nichols, 109 - 125 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RJ. Tel: 020 7235 5000. In Knightsbridge.

Harvey Nichols

Wellington Arch

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. About 1 mile from Knightsbridge.
 

Attractions Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, South Kensington. The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as the Brompton Oratory, is situated next to the Victoria and Albert Museum, at the junction with Cromwell Gardens. It is 200 ft tall and is the second largest Roman Catholic church in London, after Westminster Cathedral. About 200 yards from Knightsbridge.

 Brompton Oratory

Knightsbridge Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Lancaster Gate

Attractions Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA. Tel: 020 7402 6075. Recorded information 020 7298 1515. Modern and contemporary art. Open daily. Admission free. Nearest Underground Stations: Knightsbridge, Lancaster Gate & South Kensington. www.serpentinegallery.org. About 400 yards from Lancaster Gate.

Serpentine Gallery

Attractions Marble Arch Cumberland Gate. The nearest underground station to Cumberland Gate is Marble Arch (2 minutes). About 900 yards from Lancaster Gate.

Attractions Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park, Westminster, London, W2. tradition of oratory. People gather together every Sunday to listen to others standing on their soapbox, giving speeches about anything and everything. About 900 yards from Lancaster Gate.

Attractions Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX. Tel: 0870 751 5170. The state apartments are open to the public by guided tour only. NEAREST TUBE: Queensway, High Street Kensington, Glouscester Road. About 800 yards from Lancaster Gate.

Kensington Palace

AttractionsThe Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. In Kensington Gardens, about 800 yards from Lancaster Gate.

Albert Memorial

Lancaster Gate Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Leicester Square

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.

www.apollo-theatre.co.uk

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.

ronniescotts.co.uk

Attractions Curzon Soho, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 5DY. Box Office Tel: 0870 756 4620. Nearby Tube: Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus. About 200 yards from Leicester Square.

curzoncinemas.com

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. In 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.

Leicester Square Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Little Venice

Attractions Middlesex County Cricket Club, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. Middlesex Office & Shop Tel: 020 7289 1300. Tours of Lord's Tel: 020 7616 8595. Lord's is one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in London. Nearby Underground Stations: St John's Wood (Jubilee Line), Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line) and Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines). Close to Little Venice.

Middlesex County Cricket Club

Attractions MCC Museum, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. A wide range of exhibits, as well as being the home of The Ashes. Close to Little Venice.

MCC Museum

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes through Little Venice.

Grand Union Canal

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Attractions Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip, Jason’s Wharf, Blomfield Road (opposite 60), Little Venice, London W9 2PD. Tel: 020 7286 3428. You can choose a one-way journey to Camden Lock or a full 1hr 30 mins round trip along Regent’s Canal. These original London canal boats travel through Regent’s Park and give you one of the best views of London Zoo. The boat tour ends in London’s Camden Lock, site of the famous weekend market and features live historical commentary from a trained enthusiast. In Little Venice. Gain free entry to Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip

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Little Venice Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Maida Vale

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile south of Maida Vale.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions BBC Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road, London W9 2LG. Get free Tickets for BBC TV and Radio shows. Take part in a BBC programme. Tours available. All shows have a minimum age limit, depending on the content of the show. www.bbc.co.uk. Nearby Tube: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo line).

Attractions Maida Vale Library, Sutherland Avenue, London W9 2QT. Tel: (020) 7641 1300. In Maida Vale. Nearest Tube: Warwick Avenue, Maida Vale.

Attractions Middlesex County Cricket Club, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. Middlesex Office & Shop Tel: 020 7289 1300. Tours of Lord's Tel: 020 7616 8595. Lord's is one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in London. Nearby Underground Stations: St John's Wood (Jubilee Line), Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line) and Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines). Close to Maida Vale.

Middlesex County Cricket Club

Attractions MCC Museum, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. A wide range of exhibits, as well as being the home of The Ashes. Close to Maida Vale.

MCC Museum

the London Pass

Attractions Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip, Jason’s Wharf, Blomfield Road (opposite 60), Little Venice, London W9 2PD. Tel: 020 7286 3428. You can choose a one-way journey to Camden Lock or a full 1hr 30 mins round trip along Regent’s Canal. These original London canal boats travel through Regent’s Park and give you one of the best views of London Zoo. The boat tour ends in London’s Camden Lock, site of the famous weekend market and features live historical commentary from a trained enthusiast. Close to Maida Vale. Gain free entry to Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip

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Maida Vale Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Marble Arch

Attractions Marble Arch Cumberland Gate. The nearest underground station to Cumberland Gate is Marble Arch (2 minutes). Marble Arch.

Attractions The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London WIU 3BN. Tel: +44 (0)207 563 9500. Includes paintings by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velazquez. About 400 yards from Marble Arch.

wallacecollection.org

Attractions Selfridges London, 400 Oxford Street, London, W1A 2LR. Tel: 0800 123 400. About 200 yards from Marble Arch.

selfridges.com

Attractions Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park, Westminster, London, W2. tradition of oratory. People gather together every Sunday to listen to others standing on their soapbox, giving speeches about anything and everything. Marble Arch sits alongside Hyde Park.

Attractions Odeon Marble Arch, 10 Edgware Road, Marble Arch, London, W2 2EN. Filmline: 0871 22 44 007. Marble Arch tube station is located within a 2 minute walk of the cinema. Located in London’s West End, there is a wide choice of shops, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions all close to the cinema. In Marble Arch.

Marble Arch Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Marylebone

Attractions Broadcasting House, Portland Place, is the headquarters of the BBC in London. Currently undergoing major renovation to be completed 2009/2010. Situated in central London, in between Oxford Street and Regents Park, next to Nash's All Souls Church. About 800 yards from Marylebone.

Attractions The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London WIU 3BN. Tel: +44 (0)207 563 9500. Includes paintings by artists such as Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velazquez. About 400 yards from Marylebone.

wallacecollection.org

Attractions The London Planetarium, Marylebone Road, London NW1. Tel: 0171 486 1121. In Marylebone.

The London Planetarium

Attractions Church Street Market, Church Street, Westminster, London, NW8. Monday to Thursday there are fruit and vegetables stalls. Friday and Saturday there are fruit and vegetables, fish, cheese, electrical, household goods, clothes and antique stalls. Tube: Edgware Rd, Marylebone. In Marylebone.

Attractions Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, London. Tel: +44 (0) 870 999 0046. In Marylebone.

Madame Tussauds

Attractions The Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker Street, London, NW1 6XE. Tel: 01+44+207 935 8866. In Marylebone.

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Attractions London Zoo, Regent's Park, NW1 4RY. Tel: 020 7722 3333. Entrance charges apply. Home to over 12,000 animals. Nearest Station: Baker Street / Camden Town. About 1 mile from Marylebone.

Attractions Madame Tussaud's Waxwork Museum, Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR. Tel: 0870 400 3000. Admission charges apply. Nearest Station: Baker Street tube. Famous collection of wax figures. In Marylebone.

Marylebone Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Mayfair

Attractions Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT. Tel: +44 (0)20 7499 5676. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain, caricatures, medals and memorabilia. About 200 yards from Mayfair.

Attractions Marble Arch Cumberland Gate. The nearest underground station to Cumberland Gate is Marble Arch (2 minutes). About 800 yards from Mayfair.

Attractions Faraday's Laboratory & Museum, The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, Westminster, London, W1S. Tel: 020 7409 2992. The laboratory has been restored to how it was in 1852.Nearest Station: Green Park 5 minutes. About 200 yards from Mayfair.

Attractions Sotheby's London, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA. Tel: 44 20 7293 5000. Sotheby's London can be found in the heart of the West End on New Bond Street, close to the corner with Conduit Street. Well served by public transport. About 200 yards from Mayfair.

www.sothebys.com

Attractions Curzon Mayfair, 38 Curzon St London W1J 7TY. Box Office Tel: 0870 756 4621. Nearby Tube: Green Park, Hyde Park Corner. In Mayfair.

curzoncinemas.com

Wellington Arch

Attractions Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, W1. Also known as Constitution Arch and Green Park Arch, this famous landmark dominates Hyde Park Corner. Saved from ruin and returned to its former glory by English Heritage. About 200 yards from Mayfair.

Mayfair Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - North Acton

Attractions Gunnersbury Park Museum, Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane London W3 8LQ. Tel: 020 8992 1612. Local history museum for Ealing and Hounslow. About 1 mile south of North Acton.

Gunnersbury Park Museum

North Acton Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Notting Hill

Attractions The world-famous Portobello Market is a mile-long street market selling a wide variety of goods, clothes, antiques and even food, with different items being sold on different days. It is open every day, except for Sunday. Saturday sees the renowned antiques market. In Notting Hill.

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile north of Notting Hill.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions Notting Hill is of course associated with the film Notting Hill, starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts, the "sequel" to Four Weddings and a Funeral.

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Attractions Kensington Palace and The Orangery, Kensington Palace, Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4PU. Tel: 0870 751 51 70. Set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough Of Kensington, this London palace was William III and Mary II’s principal (though not official) residence when in London. Although the palace was originally a Jacobean manor house, Sir Christopher Wren designed much of its current architecture. Visitors to Kensington Palace can experience an age of elegance in the State Apartments with displays of royal court and ceremonial dress at this most fashionable Royal address, as well as strolling round the pleasant gardens here. About 600 yards from Notting Hill. Gain free entry to Kensington Palace and The Orangery – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

the London Pass

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Notting Hill Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Paddington

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes through Paddington.

Grand Union Canal

 Travel by train

Attractions Paddington Station, Praed Street, London W2 1HQ.CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

 Railway Station

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Attractions Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2. Tel: 020 7886 6528. Visit the birthplace of penicillin at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington where you can see a reconstruction of Alexander Fleming’s laboratory as it was when he made his world-changing discovery in 1928. Gain free entry to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum –and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

the London Pass

Attractions Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip, Jason’s Wharf, Blomfield Road (opposite 60), Little Venice, London W9 2PD. Tel: 020 7286 3428. You can choose a one-way journey to Camden Lock or a full 1hr 30 mins round trip along Regent’s Canal. These original London canal boats travel through Regent’s Park and give you one of the best views of London Zoo. The boat tour ends in London’s Camden Lock, site of the famous weekend market and features live historical commentary from a trained enthusiast. A few hundred yards north of Paddington. Gain free entry to Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Jason’s Original Canal Boat Trip

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Paddington Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Piccadilly

Attractions Berwick Street Market. Berwick Street is in the heart of Soho. Fruit, vegetables, fabrics and some clothes and household items. Open Monday-Saturday. About 400 yards from Piccadilly.

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 In Piccadilly.

London Trocadero

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

www.apollo-theatre.co.uk

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 Piccadilly.

Attractions Faraday's Laboratory & Museum, The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, Westminster, London, W1S. Tel: 020 7409 2992. The laboratory has been restored to how it was in 1852.Nearest Station: Green Park 5 minutes. About 300 yards from Piccadilly.

Attractions Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD. Tel: 020 7300 8000. The closest tube stations are Piccadilly (Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines), Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria line), Oxford Circus and Bond Street (Central line). In Piccadilly.

royalacademy.org.uk

Attractions Fortnum & Mason plc, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER. Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8040. Open from Monday to Saturday. Green Park and Piccadilly Circus tube stations are nearby. In Piccadilly.

fortnumandmason.com

Attractions Comedy Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN. Box Office: 0870 060 6637. Nearest Underground is Piccadilly Circus, the nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 100 yards from Piccadilly.

Comedy Theatre

Attractions Her Majestys Theatre, Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QL. Nearest Underground is Piccadilly Circus, the nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 100 yards from Piccadilly.

Her Majestys Theatre

Attractions Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT. Tickets: +44 (0)870 901 3356. The nearest tube is Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly Line and Bakerloo Line), with buses to Haymarket and Piccadilly Circus stopping near the theatre. The nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 100 yards from Piccadilly.

Theatre Royal Haymarket

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Visitor attractions and information - Pimlico

Attractions Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Tel: 020 7887 8888. Pimlico's most famous building is the Tate Britain on Millbank, the original Tate Gallery. About 200 yards from Pimlico.

Attractions Blewcoat School Gift Shop, 23 Caxton Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0PY. Tel: 020 7222 2877. Early 18th-century school for the poor, now the National Trust's London shop. National Trust. Charges apply. About 600 yards from Pimlico.

Blewcoat School Gift Shop

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Attractions Jewel Tower, Abingdon Street, London SW1P 3JX. Tel: 020 7222 2219. Commissioned by Edward III around 1365, Jewel Tower was originally built to house the King’s personal treasures – hence the name – and had a moat dug around it for extra protection. It was also known as the King’s Privy Wardrobe. It remains virtually unaltered today and is one of the only two complete buildings remaining from the medieval Palace Of Westminster. About 800 yards from Pimlico. Gain free entry to Jewel Tower – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Jewel Tower

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Visitor attractions and information - Pinner

Attractions Vue Cinemas, St. Anns Rd, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1AS. 0871 224 0240. In Harrow.

Attractions Harrow Leisure Centre, Christchurch Ave, Harrow. Tel: : 0208 901 5980. Facilities include: Two indoor pools, fitness centre, squash courts, sports halls, rock climbing wall, snooker, table tennis, cafe. In Harrow.

Attractions St Ann's Shopping Centre, St Ann's Road, Harrow, HA1 1AR. Located in the heart of Harrow. Stores include BHS, Marks & Spencer, Primark and Top Shop. St George's Shopping Centre, St Ann's Road, Harrow, HA1 1HS. Both in Harrow.

Attractions The Linda Blackstone Gallery, 13 High Street, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 5QQ. Tel: +44 (0) 20 8868 5765. and varied selection of British artists' work displayed in a warm and friendly atmosphere. www.lindablackstone.com. In Pinner, Harrow.

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Visitor attractions and information - Potters Bar

Attractions Potters Bar Museum, Wyllyotts Centre, Wyllyotts Place, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 2HN. Tel: 01707 645005. Situated opposite what remains of the medieval manor of Wyllyotts, the displays tell the history of Potters Bar and the surrounding district. In Potters Bar.

Potters Bar Museum

Attractions Furzefield Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW. Tel: : 01707 850500. Facilities include: Health Club, Dance Studio, Fitness Studio, Health Suite (sauna, steam room & whirlpool spa), Swimming Pool & Teaching Pool, Sports Hall, Squash Courts In Potters Bar.

Furzefield Centre Potters Bar

Attractions Whitewebbs Museum of Transport, Whitewebbs Road, Enfield, Middlesex. EN2 9HW. Tel: 020 8367 1898. Formerly a pump station; exhibitions & events, including arts fairs, bike shows, car rallies and pageants. whitewebbsmuseum.co.uk. About 3 miles east of Potters Bar. Whitewebbs Museum is situated within easy reach of Junction 25 on the M25.

Whitewebbs Museum of Transport

Attractions Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ. Tel: 01707 287010. A fine Jacobean House, the home of the Marquess of Salisbury. Superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship can be seen throughout Hatfield House such as the Grand Staircase with its fine carving and the rare stained glass window in the private chapel. Visitors can enjoy the scented garden and fountains, and view the famous knot garden adjoining the Tudor Old Palace where Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood. About 6 miles north of Potters Bar.

Hatfield House

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Visitor attractions and information - Primrose Hill

Attractions London Zoo, Regent's Park, NW1 4RY. Tel: 020 7722 3333. Entrance charges apply. Home to over 12,000 animals. Nearest Station: Baker Street / Camden Town. About 100 yards from Primrose Hill.

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Visitor attractions and information - Regents Park

Attractions Broadcasting House, Portland Place, is the headquarters of the BBC in London. Currently undergoing major renovation to be completed 2009/2010. Situated in central London, in between Oxford Street and Regents Park, next to Nash's All Souls Church. About 800 yards from Regents Park.

Attractions Abbey Road Studios, 3 Abbey Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8 9AY. Tel: +44 (0)20 7266 7000. About 800 yards from Regents Park.

Attractions The London Planetarium, Marylebone Road, London NW1. Tel: 0171 486 1121. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

The London Planetarium

Attractions Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, London. Tel: +44 (0) 870 999 0046. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

Madame Tussauds

Attractions Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU. Phone: 020 7482 4857. Etcetera Theatre is located above the Oxford Arms in the heart of Camden. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

Etcetera Theatre

Attractions Regent's Park (The Open Air Theatre), Box office: 08700-601811. In Regents Park.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Attractions Jewish Museum, Camden Town, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB. Tel: 020 7284 1997. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

Jewish Museum

Attractions The Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker Street, London, NW1 6XE. Tel: 01+44+207 935 8866. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Attractions Jazz Cafe, 5-7 Parkway, Camden Town, LONDON, NW1 7PG. Tel; 0871 075 1742. About 100 yards from Regents Park.

Attractions London Zoo, Regent's Park, NW1 4RY. Tel: 020 7722 3333. Entrance charges apply. Home to over 12,000 animals. Nearest Station: Baker Street / Camden Town. In Regents Park.

Attractions Madame Tussaud's Waxwork Museum, Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR. Tel: 0870 400 3000. Admission charges apply. Nearest Station: Baker Street tube. Famous collection of wax figures. Close to Regents Park.

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Visitor attractions and information - Shepherds Bush

Attractions Queens Park Rangers Football Club, Loftus Road, Shepherds Bush London W12 7PA. Tel: 0870 1121967. QPR play in the same borough as Chelsea and Fulham. Located in Shepherds Bush.

Queens Park Rangers FC

Attractions BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, W12 7RJ. Tel: 0870 603 0304 . Tour the world famous BBC Television Centre. Visitors must be 14 years or over. Located in Shepherds Bush.

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Visitor attractions and information - Soho

Attractions Berwick Street Market. Berwick Street is in the heart of Soho. Fruit, vegetables, fabrics and some clothes and household items. Open Monday-Saturday. About 400 yards from Soho.

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 400 yards from Soho.

London Trocadero

Attractions Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ. Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus. Nearest Train: Charing Cross. About 200 yards from Soho.

www.apollo-theatre.co.uk

Attractions Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London SW1Y 4XA. Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly/Bakerloo lines). About 200 yards from Soho.

Attractions Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London, W1D. Tel: 020 7494 5065. Nearest Underground Stations: Piccadilly Circus (4 mins) & Leicester Square (5 mins). About 200 yards from Soho.

Attractions London Palladium, Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TF. Nearest Underground Station: Oxford Circus (130m). Tel: 0870 895 5505. About 600 yards from Soho.

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. In Soho.

ronniescotts.co.uk

Attractions Selfridges London, 400 Oxford Street, London, W1A 2LR. Tel: 0800 123 400. About 800 yards from Soho.

selfridges.com

Attractions Curzon Soho, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 5DY. Box Office Tel: 0870 756 4620. Nearby Tube: Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus. About 200 yards from Soho.

curzoncinemas.com

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Visitor attractions and information - Southall

Royal Botanic Gardens KewAttractions Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB. Tel: 020 8332 5655. Open for the first time in 10 years, Kew Palace is the oldest building within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, built in 1631. It is impossible to take in all of Kew's 300 acres at once. Location: About 3 miles east of Southall.

www.kew.org

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Visitor attractions and information - South Hampstead

Attractions Swiss cottage central library, 88 Avenue Road, London, NW3 3HA. Tel: 020-7974 6522. In Swiss Cottage.

Attractions Swiss cottage leisure centre, Winchester Road, London, NW3 3NR. Tel: 020-7974 2012. Facilities include a 25 metre swimming pool, a 20 metre training pool, fitness centre, exercise studios, sports hall, squash courts, sauna and steam rooms.

Attractions Odeon Swiss Cottage, 96 Finchley Road, London, NW3 5EL. Tel: 0871 224 1982. The cinema is next door to Ye Olde Swiss Cottage pub and near many Fast Food restaurants and a leisure centre. Located adjacent to Swiss Cottage underground station, on the Jubilee line.

Attractions Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, NW3 3EU. Tel: 020 7722 9301. A magnificent purpose-built state-of-the-art theatre.

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Visitor attractions and information - South Kensington

AttractionsThe Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. About 400 yards from South Kensington.

Albert Memorial

Attractions Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JS. Tel: (+44) 020 7590 6910. Baden-Powell House is situated in South Kensington, on the corner of Queens' Gate and Cromwell Road, opposite The Natural History Museum. In South Kensington.

Baden-Powell House

Attractions Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2 AP. About 400 yards from South Kensington.

Attractions Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS • Tel: +44(0)20 7589 3643. About 400 yards from South Kensington.

Attractions V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL. Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000. About 200 yards from South Kensington.

V&A

Attractions The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. Switchboard: 0870 870 4868. About 200 yards from South Kensington.

The Science Museum

Attractions Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 5BD. Tel: 020 7942 5011. About 800 yards from South Kensington.

Natural History Museum

Attractions Christie's Auction Rooms, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3LD. Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6074. Christie's Auction Rooms in South Kensington is a world-famous auction house. In South Kensington.

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Visitor attractions and information - Staines

Attractions Salters Steamers Ltd, Folly Bridge, Oxford. OX1 4LA. - Tel: (01865) 243421. We operate from all of the major locations on the Upper-Thames between Oxford and Staines. STAINES Salters' boats depart from the small garden (Victoria Gardens) under the railway bridge off Thames Street near the Thames Lodge Hotel - nearest postcode is TW18 2BX. Location: In the centre of Staines.

salterssteamers.co.uk

AttractionsAscot Racecourse. Tel: 01344 876 876. Ascot Racecourse, founded in 1711, is the world's most famous racecourse. The 2006 redevelopment has meant that the new Grandstand and the state-of-the-art facilities are second to none. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors. About 8 miles west of Staines.

www.ascot.co.uk

Attractions Wentworth Club, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey GU25 4LS. Tel: 01344 842201. Three 18-hole Championship courses and one 9-hole course of Surrey heathland surrounded by woodland of pine, oak and birch trees. Wentworth's West course is the most televised course in the UK, hosting three professional tournaments every year. Wentworth Club is in Virginia Water, just off the A30, about 5 miles south west of Staines.

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Attractions Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Windsor Castle ates back to the time of William the Conqueror. The castle is still used by royalty, in fact it is one of the British monarchs principal English residences. The towers and battlements of the Castle dominate the skyline of Windsor. Depending on opening times, visitors can see the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the Castle Exhibition the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery and the semi-state rooms. Location: About 5 miles north west of Staines.

Attractions Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ. Tel: 01753 498400. The course is laid out in the form of a figure eight slightly more than a mile and a half in extent, the final five furlongs of which is virtually straight. Royal Windsor Racecourse has excellent access to most major motorway networks and rail services. Take advantage of our unique setting by taking a riverboat from the centre of Windsor straight to the racecourse jetty. Location: About 5 miles north west of Staines.

www.windsor-

racecourse.co.uk

Attractions Thorpe Park, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN. Tel: 0870 444 44 66. You may think that Thorpe Park is all about Extreme Thrills but we also offer exciting rides for those who prefer laughing to screaming. Thorpe Park is situated between junctions 11 and 13* of the M25. (*Note: Access from Junction 12 of the M25 is not possible). About 2 miles south of Staines.

thorpepark.co.uk

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Visitor attractions and information - St James's Park

Attractions Thames RIB Experience, Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU. James Bond & Sightseeing Speed Boat Experience in Central London on the River Thames. RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are usually used by the Special Forces of the World and other Police Agencies, they are a formidable sight on The Thames. These boats are designed to be used in extreme conditions and therefore are extremely robust, stable and safe! We are located on Embankment Pier in Central London directly opposite Embankment Station. Customers should report to the booking kiosk on the pier, 15 minutes before their booking time where you will be greeted by our friendly and efficient shore based staff who will provide you with a life jacket each and wet weather clothing if required. www.thamesribexperience.com

Speed Boat Experience
 

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 400 yards from St James's Park.

London Trocadero

Attractions Admiralty Arch,The Mall, SW1A 2WH. The Mall. Leading from the southwest corner of Trafalgar Square into The Mall, this quintuple arched ceremonial gateway is one of London's most famous landmarks. About 200 yards from St James's Park.

Attractions Buckingham Palace, The Mall, London SW1A 1AA. Tel: (+44) (0)20 7930. Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the British monarch since Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837. About 100 yards from St James's Park.

Buckingham Palace

Attractions Blewcoat School Gift Shop, 23 Caxton Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0PY. Tel: 020 7222 2877. Early 18th-century school for the poor, now the National Trust's London shop. National Trust. Charges apply. In St James's.

Blewcoat School Gift Shop

AttractionsThe Cenotaph is the War memorial in Whitehall, designed by Edward Lutyens and created from Portland stone. On the Sunday nearest to 11th November at 11.00am each year, a remembrance service is held here, to commemorate the British Empire and Commonwealth servicemen, who died in the two world wars. About 100 yards from St James's Park.

Cenotaph

Attractions Clarence House, London SW1A 1BA. Tel; (0)20 7930 4832. Clarence House, The Mall is a royal residence attached to St. James's Palace and sharing the palace's garden. For nearly 50 years from 1953 to 2002 it was home to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. In St James's.

Clarence House

Attractions Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA, contains the buildings that have been, for over 200 years, the official residences of two of the most senior British cabinet ministers, the First Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Prime Minister, and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. In St James's.

Downing Street

Attractions Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, SW1 is a large parade ground off Whitehall. It is the site of the annual ceremonies of Trooping the Colour, which commemorates the monarch's official birthday. In St James's.

Attractions New Scotland Yard, Broadway, London, SW1H 0BG. Tel: 020 7230 1212.
The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London. Located in Westminster, about 450 metres away from the Houses of Parliament.
About 100 yards from St James's Park.

Attractions Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London SW1H 9NH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7222 8010. A unique and historic building, centrally positioned across the road from Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. It is a conference and exhibition centre, a concert hall, an art gallery, serviced offices, a Methodist church, a tourist attraction and a public café. About 100 yards from St James's Park.

Central Hall

Attractions Comedy Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN. Box Office: 0870 060 6637. Nearest Underground is Piccadilly Circus, the nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 300 yards from St James's Park.

Comedy Theatre

Attractions Her Majestys Theatre, Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QL. Nearest Underground is Piccadilly Circus, the nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 300 yards from St James's Park.

Her Majestys Theatre

Attractions Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT. Tickets: +44 (0)870 901 3356. The nearest tube is Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly Line and Bakerloo Line), with buses to Haymarket and Piccadilly Circus stopping near the theatre. The nearest train station is Charing Cross. About 300 yards from St James's Park.

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Attractions Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. Tel 020 7930 6844. The Mall Galleries are on the Mall at the Admiralty Arch end by Trafalgar Square. About 100 yards from St James's Park.

Mall Galleries

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Visitor attractions and information - St John's Wood

Attractions Middlesex County Cricket Club, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. Middlesex Office & Shop Tel: 020 7289 1300. Tours of Lord's Tel: 020 7616 8595. Lord's is one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in London. Nearby Underground Stations: St John's Wood (Jubilee Line), Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line) and Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines). In St John's Wood.

Middlesex County Cricket Club

Attractions MCC Museum, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, NW8 8QN. A wide range of exhibits, as well as being the home of The Ashes. In St John's Wood.

MCC Museum

Attractions Abbey Road Studios, 3 Abbey Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8 9AY. Tel: +44 (0)20 7266 7000. In St John's Wood.

St John's Wood

Visitor attractions and information - St Pancras

AttractionsThe original Euston railway station was opened in 1837, as the terminus of the London and Birmingham Railway. It was constructed by Robert Stephenson. The station was rebuilt between 1961 and 1969. Euston station is directly connected to, and above, Euston tube station, which is served by the Victoria Line and Northern Line (both Bank and Charing Cross branches) of the London Underground. The bus station is at the front of the station. ADDRESS: Room 430 Stephenson Room, East Colonnade, Euston, London, NW1 2RT. Tel: 0207 9226482. About 400 yards from St Pancras station.
 

AttractionsThe British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London. NW1 2DB. Tel: +44 (0)870 444 1500. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest libraries. Next to St Pancras station.
 

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Visitor attractions and information - Strand
 

Attractions Thames RIB Experience, Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU. James Bond & Sightseeing Speed Boat Experience in Central London on the River Thames. RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are usually used by the Special Forces of the World and other Police Agencies, they are a formidable sight on The Thames. These boats are designed to be used in extreme conditions and therefore are extremely robust, stable and safe! We are located on Embankment Pier in Central London directly opposite Embankment Station. Customers should report to the booking kiosk on the pier, 15 minutes before their booking time where you will be greeted by our friendly and efficient shore based staff who will provide you with a life jacket each and wet weather clothing if required. www.thamesribexperience.com

Speed Boat Experience
 

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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 The Strand. Gain free entry to Curzon Soho – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Curzon Soho
 

visitor attractions

Attractions Admiralty Arch, The Mall, SW1A 2WH. Leading from the southwest corner of Trafalgar Square into The Mall, this quintuple arched ceremonial gateway is one of London's most famous landmarks. About 200 yards from The Strand.
 

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

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Attractions Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN. Tel: 020 7848 2526. As one of the most famous London Art Galleries, the Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery was founded upon ‘the wish to expand the understanding of the visual arts in this country’ and houses some of the country’s best-loved artworks including world famous Old Masters, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, together with sculpture and applied arts. About 300 yards from Strand. Gain free entry to Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery
 

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 200 yards from Strand.
 

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 Strand.
 

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 200 yards from Strand.
 

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) . About 200 yards from Strand.
 

Attractions Somerset House, The Strand, WC2. Tel: 020 7845 4600. Admission: free. Nearest Station: Covent Garden / Temple Tube. Impressionist Art, the Gilbert Collection and Hermitage Rooms. Restaurant, riverside café and winter ice rink. In the Strand.

Attractions Somerset House Ice Rink, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA. Open all day and into the night seven days a week until the end of January, Somerset House Ice Rink is a treat for every Londoner. Friends can celebrate the festive season at moonlit. Late Skate sessions, or skate to London's sharpest DJs at DJ Nights in November & January. Everyone can hone their skills at January's Skate School and children can find their skating feet with our Penguin stablisers. The Skate Cafe is a great lunch spot - open from 10am every day, with hot pies, sandwiches, Tiffany Cup Cakes and tasty treats and some great meal deals in January. Spectators are always welcome to come along and watch, so bring friends and relax in the cafe after your skate or round off the night with a glass of bubbly. Enjoy winter London at its absolute best. www.somersethouse.org.uk/icerink. Close to the Strand near the river tThames.

Skating at Somerset House
 

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Attractions Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NF. Tel: 020 7925 1405. Located on Craven Street, just a short walk from Trafalgar Square, this historical building dates from circa 1730 and was the residence of Benjamin Franklin in London between 1757 and 1775. About 300 yards from Strand. Gain free entry to Benjamin Franklin House – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Benjamin Franklin House

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Visitor attractions and information - Stroud Green

Attractions The Parkland Walk. The walk is approximately for 4 miles long taking the path of a disused railway line that passed from Finsbury Park to Highgate with a branch line off towards the Alexandra palace. It includes a long viaduct with panoramic views of London. Passes close to Stroud Green.

Attractions Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY. Tel: 020 8365 2121. Alexandra Palace is set in 196 acres of parkland, offering a wide range of attractions including the Ice Rink, the Boating Lake and an 18-hole Pitch & Putt Course. Inside Alexandra Palace is a Victorian theatre presently closed to the public (2007). alexandrapalace.com. About 2 miles from Stroud Green.

Attractions Rowans tenpin bowling, 10 Stroud Green Road, London, N4 2DF. Tel: 020-8800 1950. About 1/2 mile from Stroud Green.

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Visitor attractions and information - Swiss Cottage

Attractions Swiss cottage central library, 88 Avenue Road, London, NW3 3HA. Tel: 020-7974 6522. In Swiss Cottage.

Attractions Swiss cottage leisure centre, Winchester Road, London, NW3 3NR. Tel: 020-7974 2012. Facilities include a 25 metre swimming pool, a 20 metre training pool, fitness centre, exercise studios, sports hall, squash courts, sauna and steam rooms. In Swiss Cottage.

Attractions Odeon Swiss Cottage, 96 Finchley Road, London, NW3 5EL. Tel: 0871 224 1982. The cinema is next door to Ye Olde Swiss Cottage pub and near many Fast Food restaurants and a leisure centre. Located adjacent to Swiss Cottage underground station, on the Jubilee line.

Attractions Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, NW3 3EU. Tel: 020 7722 9301. A magnificent purpose-built state-of-the-art theatre. In Swiss Cottage.

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Visitor attractions and information for Uxbridge

Attractions Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks HP8 4AB, UK +44 (0)1494 871117. The Museum was founded in 1976, with the aim of rescuing threatened buildings and re-erecting them on our forty-five acre site of natural park, meadow and woodland. Our collection consists of more than 30 buildings. About 8 miles north of Uxbridge.

www.coam.org.uk

Attractions The Colne Valley. Visitor centre Denham Country Park, Denham Court Drive, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG. Tel: 01895 833375. The Colne Valley provides the first significant area of countryside to the west of London. Farmland, woodland and water, with fifty miles of river and canal and over forty lakes. It provides employment and homes for many people. It is also regionally important for recreation and internationally important for wildlife. Much of the land is privately owned, however, large areas are open to the public or accessible through a network of paths. To the west of Uxbridge.

colnevalleypark.org.uk

Attractions Pinewood Studios Ltd, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, SL0 0NH. Tel: +44 (0)1753 651700. Pinewood Shepperton’s facilities are used for major national and international film production, filmed television, studio television recording, the filming of commercials and post production sound services. About 2 miles west of Uxbridge.

www.pinewood

shepperton.com

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Visitor attractions and information for Victoria

Attractions Buckingham Palace, The Mall, London SW1A 1AA. Tel: (+44) (0)20 7930. Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the British monarch since Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837. About 400 yards from Victoria.

Attractions Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LL. Tel; 0870 154 4040. Close to Victoria station. The building was designed as a "super-cinema" by E. Warmsley Lewis in 1930 in striking art deco style. In Victoria.

Apollo Victoria Theatre
     

Victoria Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Wembley

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile south of Wembley.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL. Tel: 020 8205 2266. A world-class collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and memorabilia. About 3 miles north of Wembley, near Junction 2 of the M1.

Wembley Hotels

Wembley Stadium

It is advisable to use Public transport when travelling to Wembley Stadium. Train, tube and bus services have all been upgraded to cope with the expected large number of people attending the new Stadium.

Car users should note that residents only parking permits are needed around the area, particularly on event days, and the Council will rigidly impose their powers. Chiltern and Silverlink metro rail lines, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Bakerloo underground lines serve Wembley. National Express coaches operate services to Wembley Stadium from all parts of the country. www.nationalexpress.co.uk.

Wembley National Stadium, Wembley, London, HA9 0WS. Tel: 0844 980 8001. For information about Guided tours of Wembley Stadium see : www.wembleystadium.com
 

Visitor attractions and information - West Brompton

Attractions Queens Tennis Club, Palliser Rd, West Kensington, London, W14 9EQ. Home of the Stella Artois Championships. About a 4 minute walk from Baron's Court Underground Station. About 800 yards from West Brompton.

Attractions Earls Court, Warwick Road, London, SW5 9TA. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7385 1200. Silverlink and Southern trains run direct services to West Brompton station for Earls Court and Kensington Olympia. Direct services run from Clapham Junction, Gatwick Airport, East Croydon, Watford Junction, Willesden Junction and Stratford. About 100 yards from West Brompton.

Attractions Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JS. Tel: (+44) 020 7590 6910. Baden-Powell House is situated in South Kensington, on the corner of Queens' Gate and Cromwell Road, opposite The Natural History Museum. About 1/2 mile from West Brompton.

Baden-Powell House

Attractions Natural History Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 5BD. Tel: 020 7942 5011. About 1/2 mile from West Brompton.

Natural History Museum

Attractions The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. Switchboard: 0870 870 4868. About 1/2 mile from West Brompton.

The Science Museum

Attractions V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL. Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000. About 1/2 mile from West Brompton.

V&A

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Visitor attractions and information - West Drayton

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile north of West Drayton.

Grand Union Canal

Attractions BAA, Heathrow Airport, 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AP. Heathrow Airport general enquiries - Telephone: +44 (0)870 000 0123. The world’s busiest international airport. About 2 miles south of West Drayton.

Attractions The Colne Valley. Visitor centre Denham Country Park, Denham Court Drive, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG. Tel: 01895 833375. The Colne Valley provides the first significant area of countryside to the west of London. Farmland, woodland and water, with fifty miles of river and canal and over forty lakes. It provides employment and homes for many people. It is also regionally important for recreation and internationally important for wildlife. Much of the land is privately owned, however, large areas are open to the public or accessible through a network of paths. colnevalleypark.org.uk. To the north of West Drayton
Visitor centre Denham Country Park

Attractions West Drayton Library, Hillingdon, Station Road, West Drayton UB7 7JS. Tel: 01895 443238. In West Drayton.

Attractions Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Windsor Castle ates back to the time of William the Conqueror. The castle is still used by royalty, in fact it is one of the British monarchs principal English residences. The towers and battlements of the Castle dominate the skyline of Windsor. Depending on opening times, visitors can see the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the Castle Exhibition the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery and the semi-state rooms. Location: About 6 miles west of West Drayton.

West Drayton Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - West End

Attractions A few of the theatres in the West End. Adelphi Theatre, Strand, WC2E 7NA. Nearby Tube Charing Cross. Tel: 0870 895 5598. Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF. Nearby Tube Holborn / Covent Garden. Tel: 0870 4000 805. Almeida Theatre (Off West End), Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1TA. Nearby Tube Angel. Tel: 020 7359 4404. Ambassadors Theatre, West Street , London, WC2H 9N. Nearby Tube Leicester Square. Tel: 08448 112 334. Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue London, W1V 7HD. Nearby Tube Piccadilly Circus. Tel: 0870 8300 200. Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Rd, London, SW1. Nearby Tube Victoria. Tel: 0870 4000 751. Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street London, WC2H 7JB. Nearby Tube Leicester square. Tel: 0870 060 1742. Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street , London, WC2. Nearby Tube Covent Garden. Tel: 0870 890 1102. Comedy Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN. Nearby Tube Piccadilly Circus. Tel: 0870 060 6637. Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1. Tube Piccadilly Circus. Tel: 0870 060 2313.

the London Pass

Attractions Pollock’s Toy Museum, 1 Scala Street, London, W1T 2HL. Tel: 020 7636 3452. Named after Benjamin Pollock, a famous printer of toy theatres at the turn of the century, Pollock’s Toy Museum opened in 1956 and is dedicated to the traditional English toy theatre. Toy theatre (or paper theatre) was most popular in the 1800s, and consists of paper or wooden theatres, some with an extraordinary level of detail, allowing children to stage their own productions at home, usually with cut-out sheets of figures for the scenery, props and various characters in the play. In the West End. Gain free entry to Pollock’s Toy Museum – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Pollock’s Toy Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - West Kensington

Attractions Broadway Shopping Centre, Hammersmith Broadway, London, W6 8AB. Tel: 020 8563 0131. About 400 yards from West Kensington.

Attractions Queens Tennis Club, Palliser Rd West Kensington, London, W14 9EQ. Home of the Stella Artois Championships. About a 4 minute walk from Baron's Court Underground Station. About 400 yards from West Kensington.

Attractions Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX. Tel: +44 (0)20 7385 1200. For Olympia, travel to Kensington Olympia on the District line from Earls Court station. About 200 yards from West Kensington.

West Kensington Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Westminster

Attractions Thames RIB Experience, Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU. James Bond & Sightseeing Speed Boat Experience in Central London on the River Thames. RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are usually used by the Special Forces of the World and other Police Agencies, they are a formidable sight on The Thames. These boats are designed to be used in extreme conditions and therefore are extremely robust, stable and safe! We are located on Embankment Pier in Central London directly opposite Embankment Station. Customers should report to the booking kiosk on the pier, 15 minutes before their booking time where you will be greeted by our friendly and efficient shore based staff who will provide you with a life jacket each and wet weather clothing if required. www.thamesribexperience.com

Speed Boat Experience
 

Attractions Blewcoat School Gift Shop, 23 Caxton Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0PY. Tel: 020 7222 2877. Early 18th-century school for the poor, now the National Trust's London shop. National Trust. Charges apply. About 800 yards from Westminster.

Blewcoat School Gift Shop

AttractionsThe Cenotaph is the War memorial in Whitehall, designed by Edward Lutyens and created from Portland stone. On the Sunday nearest to 11th November at 11.00am each year, a remembrance service is held here, to commemorate the British Empire and Commonwealth servicemen, who died in the two world wars. About 200 yards from Westminster.

Cenotaph

Attractions Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA, contains the buildings that have been, for over 200 years, the official residences of two of the most senior British cabinet ministers, the First Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Prime Minister, and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. About 200 yards from Westminster.

Downing Street

Attractions Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, SW1 is a large parade ground off Whitehall. It is the site of the annual ceremonies of Trooping the Colour, which commemorates the monarch's official birthday. About 200 yards from Westminster.

Attractions The Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA Tel: +44 (0) 20 7219 3000 - otherwise known as The Palace of Westminster, is where the House of Lords and the House of Commons meet to conduct their business. The Palace lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the London borough of the City of Westminster, close by other government buildings in Whitehall. In Westminster.

Attractions Big Ben, The Palace of Westminster, Tel; 020 7219 4272, is one of London's best-known landmarks, and looks most spectacular at night when the clock faces are illuminated. In Westminster.

Attractions New Scotland Yard, Broadway, London, SW1H 0BG. Tel: 020 7230 1212.
The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London. Located in Westminster, about 450 metres away from the Houses of Parliament.
About 450 yards from Westminster.

Attractions Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London SW1H 9NH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7222 8010. A unique and historic building, centrally positioned across the road from Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. It is a conference and exhibition centre, a concert hall, an art gallery, serviced offices, a Methodist church, a tourist attraction and a public café. In Westminster.

Central Hall

Attractions Westminster Abbey Museum, The Chapter Office, 20 Dean’s Yard, Westminster Abbey, LONDON, SW1P 3PA. Tel: 020 7222 5152. The Museum is housed in the magnificent vaulted undercroft beneath the former monks' dormitory. In Westminster.

Westminster Abbey Museum

Attractions Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Switchboard: 020 7887 8888. The original Tate art gallery was titled the National Gallery of British Art, and was situated on Millbank, Pimlico. It is now called Tate Britain and is the national gallery for British art from 1500 to the present day, as well as some modern British art. Tate Modern, in Bankside Power Station on the south side of the Thames, opened in 2000 and now exhibits the national collection of modern art from 1900 to the present day, including some modern British art. In Westminster.

Tate Britain

Westminster Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Wood Green

Attractions Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham, London, N17 0AP. Tel: 0870 420 5000. The stadium is located on the A1010 (Tottenham High Road). White Hart Lane mainline station is five minutes walk from the stadium. White Hart Lane Railway station, Tottenham, London, N17 8HH. www.spurs.co.uk. The ground is about a mile from Wood Green.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

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