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West End London The West End is about 1 mile from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. It is an area of central London containing many of the city's major tourist attractions and most of its major theatres. If you are flying to/from London, London Heathrow airport is about 20 miles from the West End, London Gatwick airport is about 23 miles and London city airport is about 5 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to the West End is Paddington station and King's Cross/ St Pancras station, and it is about 1 mile from Victoria Coach station. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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RAILWAY / TUBE STATIONS around the West End :-

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  • Tottenham Court Road Station, Oxford Street, LONDON, W1R 1RF. Central / Northern (Charing Cross Branch) line.
  • Baker Street Station, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LA. Bakerloo / Metropolitan / Hammersmith & City / Circle / Jubilee line.
  • Piccadilly Circus Station, Piccadilly, LONDON, W1V 9LB. Piccadilly / Bakerloo line.
  • Goodge Street Station, 75 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 2HF. Northern (Charing Cross branch) line.
  • Leicester Square Station, Charing Cross Road, LONDON, WC2H 0AP. Piccadilly / Northern (Charing Cross branch) line.
  • Russell Square Station, Russell Square, London, WC1N 1LJ. Piccadilly line.
  • Paddington, Praed Street, London, Greater London, W2 1HQ.
  • London Kings Cross, London, N1 9AP.


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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.

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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.

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