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Visitor attractions and information - Aldgate

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Attractions The Royal Chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula, Tower of London,EC3N 4AB. The parish church of the Tower of London includes a 17th century organ. Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard,Lady Jane Grey and Sir Thomas More are buried here. The Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula is only accessed as part of Yeoman Warder Tour. About 200 yards from Aldgate.

Attractions The Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB. Tel: 0870 756 6060. Visit The White Tower, The Yeoman Warders, The Crown Jewels. The White Tower is for many people, the Tower of London. The current warders have served in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, Bosnia, and other conflicts. The Crown Jewels held under armed guard in the Jewel House. About 200 yards from Aldgate.

Attractions Leadenhall Market, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London, EC3V. A restored Victorian covered market, open Monday-Friday, close to the Bank of England. Nearby Underground Stations: Monument (5 mins), Bank (5 mins). About 300 yards from Aldgate.

Attractions The Lloyd's building, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA. Tel: +44 (0)20 7327 1000. The world's leading insurance market. Nearby Underground Stations: Bank, Liverpool Street, Monument, Fenchurch Street. About 300 yards from Aldgate.

Attractions Monument. Monument stands 202 feet high built to commemorate the Great Fire. Admission charges apply. Joint tickets with Tower Bridge are also available. Nearby Underground Station: Monument. Tel 020 7626 2717. About 500 yards from Aldgate.

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Visitor attractions and information - Barbican

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

Attractions Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS. Tel: 020 7638 4141. The Barbican is located in the heart of the city of London and is accessible by rail, underground and road. Nearby Underground Station: Barbican (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines). In Barbican.

Barbican Centre

Attractions The Goldsmiths' Company, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN. Tel: 020 7606 7010. One of London's hidden treasures. The Hall is not open to the public except during exhibitions. A number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Nearby Underground Stations: St Paul's, Mansion House, Barbican. www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk. About 400 yards from Barbican.

Attractions Guildhall, Gresham Street, City of London, City, London, EC2P. Tel: 020 7606 3030. The centre of Government for the City of London. Nearby Underground Stations: Moorgate (5 mins) Bank (5 mins). About 300 yards from Barbican.

Attractions The Clock Museum, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 8AA. Tel : 020 7332 1865. The clock museum is situated within the Guildhall Library building. About 300 yards from Barbican.

The Clock Museum

Attractions London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7797 1000. The London Stock Exchange is at the heart of global financial markets. About 400 yards from Barbican.

Attractions Museum of London, London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Tel: 0870 444 3850. FREE admission to Museum. Open daily. Nearby Underground Stations: Barbican, St Paul's, Moorgate. About 100 yards from Barbican.

Museum of London

Attractions St Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, EC4. Admission charges apply. Nearest Station: St Paul's Tube. One of the world's most famous cathedrals. Tel: 0 20 7236 4128. About 500 yards from Barbican.

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Visitor attractions and information - Canning Town

Attractions Canary Wharf, Docklands is a large business development located on the site of the old West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs. Canary Wharf contains the UK's three tallest buildings, rivalling London's traditional financial centre, The Square Mile in the City. One Canada Square (sometimes known as the Canary Wharf Tower) is 771 ft high. About 1.5 miles from Canning Town.

Attractions Museum in Docklands, No1 Warehouse, London E14 4AL. Tel: 0870 444 3857
www.museumindocklands.org.uk. The Museum in Dockland’s mission is to inspire a passion for London.
About 1.5 miles from Canning Town.

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Visitor attractions and information for Chingford

Lee Valley Regional ParkAttractions Lee Valley Regional Park. Lee Valley Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Essex, EN9 2EG, Tel: +44 (0)1992 702 200Recreational areas, heritage sites, nature reserves, lake and riverside trails, golf or ice skating, fishing, birdwatching, exploring countryside, historic sites. The Lee Valley Regional Park runs for 26 miles between Ware in Hertfordshire and the East India Dock Basin by the River Thames. Much of the Park is accessible by boat along the River Lee. Chingford is on the banks of the river Lee and William Girling Reservoir which forms part of the Lea Valley chain of reservoirs supplying water for treatment in the North London area.

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Visitor attractions and information - City

Attractions Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7601 4444. Sometimes known as the 'Old Lady' of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694. In the City.

Attractions The Goldsmiths' Company, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN. Tel: 020 7606 7010. One of London's hidden treasures. The Hall is not open to the public except during exhibitions. A number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Nearby Underground Stations: St Paul's, Mansion House, Barbican. www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk. About 1 mile from City.

Goldsmiths Hall

Attractions Guildhall, Gresham Street, City of London, City, London, EC2P. Tel: 020 7606 3030. The centre of Government for the City of London. Nearby Underground Stations: Moorgate (5 mins) Bank (5 mins). About 500 yards from City.

Attractions London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7797 1000. The London Stock Exchange is at the heart of global financial markets. About 800 yards from City.

Attractions The Clock Museum, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 8AA. Tel : 020 7332 1865. The clock museum is situated within the Guildhall Library building. About 500 yards from City.

Attractions Leadenhall Market, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London, EC3V. A restored Victorian covered market, open Monday-Friday, close to the Bank of England. Nearby Underground Stations: Monument (5 mins), Bank (5 mins). About 100 yards from City.

Attractions The Lloyd's building, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA. Tel: +44 (0)20 7327 1000. The world's leading insurance market. Nearby Underground Stations: Bank, Liverpool Street, Monument, Fenchurch Street. About 200 yards from City.

Attractions Monument. Monument stands 202 feet high built to commemorate the Great Fire. Admission charges apply. Joint tickets with Tower Bridge are also available. Nearby Underground Station: Monument. Tel 020 7626 2717. About 200 yards from City.

Attractions St Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, EC4. Admission charges apply. Nearest Station: St Paul's Tube. One of the world's most famous cathedrals. Tel: 0 20 7236 4128. About 100 yards from City.

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Visitor attractions and information - Clerkenwell

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

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

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

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

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

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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 - Docklands

Attractions Canary Wharf, Docklands is a large business development located on the site of the old West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs. Canary Wharf contains the UK's three tallest buildings, rivalling London's traditional financial centre, The Square Mile in the City. One Canada Square (sometimes known as the Canary Wharf Tower) is 771 ft high. In the Docklands.

Attractions Museum in Docklands, No1 Warehouse, London E14 4AL. Tel: 0870 444 3857
www.museumindocklands.org.uk. The Museum in Dockland’s mission is to inspire a passion for London.
In the Docklands.

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Visitor attractions and information for Enfield

Lee Valley Regional ParkAttractions Lee Valley Regional Park. Lee Valley Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Essex, EN9 2EG, Tel: +44 (0)1992 702 200. Recreational areas, heritage sites, nature reserves, lake and riverside trails, golf or ice skating, fishing, birdwatching, exploring countryside, historic sites. The Lee Valley Regional Park runs for 26 miles between Ware in Hertfordshire and the East India Dock Basin by the River Thames. Much of the Park is accessible by boat along the River Lee. Enfield is on the banks of the river Lee, the King George Reservoir and the William Girling Reservoir. They form part of the Lea Valley chain of reservoirs supplying water for treatment in the North London area.

Epping ForestAttractions Epping Forest. Epping Forest Conservation Centre. Tel: 020 8508 0028. As you can imagine there are a multitude of activities that take place in the Forest. Walking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Orienteering and more...... Location: About 5 miles east of Enfield.

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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 - Fenchurch Street

Attractions The Royal Chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula, Tower of London,EC3N 4AB. The parish church of the Tower of London includes a 17th century organ. Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard,Lady Jane Grey and Sir Thomas More are buried here. The Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula is only accessed as part of Yeoman Warder Tour. About 200 yards from Fenchurch Street.

Attractions The Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB. Tel: 0870 756 6060. Visit The White Tower, The Yeoman Warders, The Crown Jewels. The White Tower is for many people, the Tower of London. The current warders have served in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, Bosnia, and other conflicts. The Crown Jewels held under armed guard in the Jewel House. About 200 yards from Fenchurch Street.

Attractions Leadenhall Market, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London, EC3V. A restored Victorian covered market, open Monday-Friday, close to the Bank of England. Nearby Underground Stations: Monument (5 mins), Bank (5 mins). About 200 yards from Fenchurch Street.

Attractions The Lloyd's building, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA. Tel: +44 (0)20 7327 1000. The world's leading insurance market. Nearby Underground Stations: Bank, Liverpool Street, Monument, Fenchurch Street. About 100 yards from Fenchurch Street.

Attractions Monument. Monument stands 202 feet high built to commemorate the Great Fire. Admission charges apply. Joint tickets with Tower Bridge are also available. Nearby Underground Station: Monument. Tel 020 7626 2717. About 300 yards from Fenchurch Street.

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Visitor attractions and information - Finsbury

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

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Visitor attractions and information - Finsbury Park

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. Begins at Finsbury Park.

Attractions Arsenal Football Club, Emirates Stadium, Ashburton Grove, The Emirates. Near Finsbury Park.

Attractions Finsbury Park mosque is one of London's largest mosques, with room for up to 2,000 men and 100 women serveing a diverse community of Pakistanis, Bengalis, Algerians and Egyptians. In Finsbury Park.

Attractions Rowans tenpin bowling, 10 Stroud Green Road, London, N4 2DF. Tel: 020-8800 1950. Alongside Finsbury Park.

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Visitor attractions and information - Fleet Street

Attractions The College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4BT. The official records of the College total approximately 750 manuscript volumes. About 400 yards from Fleet Street.

Attractions The Mermaid, Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London EC4V 3DB. Nearby tube: Blackfriars (Circle & District lines). Tel: +44 (0)20 7236 1919. The Mermaid is a venue in the City of London, useful for a wide range of corporate and social events, ideally situated on the North Bank of the Thames. Nearby Underground and mainline stations: St Paul’s and Blackfriars are just a short walk away. About 400 yards from Fleet Street.

Attractions Dr Johnson’s House, 17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE. Tel: 020 7353 3745. The home and workplace for Samuel Johnson between 1748 and 1759. It was here that he compiled the first comprehensive English Dictionary. Open to the public throughout the year. Nearby Tube Stations: Blackfriars and Temple (Circle & District Line), Holborn and Chancery Lane (Central Line). About 100 yards from Fleet Street.

Dr Johnson’s House

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Visitor attractions and information - Holborn

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Attractions Hatton Garden. The area around Hatton Garden, has long been the centre of London’s jewellery trade. It now has an international reputation in the world of jewellery. Nearby Tube Stations: Holborn (Central, Piccadilly), Chancery Lane (Central), Farringdon (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith). www.hatton-garden.net. About 600 yards from Holborn.

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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 500 yards from Holborn. 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 Leather Lane Market. Leather Lane Market is held between Greville Street and Clerkenwell Road. Despite the name Leather Lane Market is best known for its numerous sandwich bars. The market is open Monday to Friday. About 300 yards from Holborn.

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

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 Holborn near the river tThames.

Skating at Somerset House

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Attractions Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH. Tel: 020 7580 8155. This highly entertaining London tourist attraction covers the history and development of British cartoons from the 18th Century to the present day. About 500 yards from Holborn. Gain free entry to Cartoon Museum – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

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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.

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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.
 

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Visitor attractions and information - Liverpool Street

Attractions Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7601 4444. Sometimes known as the 'Old Lady' of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694. About 400 yards south of Liverpool Street station.

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Attractions Liverpool Street station provides routes to Norwich, Ipswich, Kings Lynn, Cambridge, Stansted Airport, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Southend on Sea, the port of Harwich and other towns in the east of the country. The main ticket office is on the concourse. Address: Liverpool Street station London EC2M 7QH. CCTV. Waiting room. A range of refreshment facilities. Pay phone. ATM Machine. Bureau de Change. Public WiFi. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

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Attractions The Goldsmiths' Company, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN. Tel: 020 7606 7010. One of London's hidden treasures. The Hall is not open to the public except during exhibitions. A number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Nearby Underground Stations: St Paul's, Mansion House, Barbican. www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk. About 1 mile from Liverpool Street station.

Goldsmiths Hall

Attractions Guildhall, Gresham Street, City of London, City, London, EC2P. Tel: 020 7606 3030. The centre of Government for the City of London. Nearby Underground Stations: Moorgate (5 mins) Bank (5 mins). About 500 yards from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7797 1000. The London Stock Exchange is at the heart of global financial markets. About 400 yards from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions The Clock Museum, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 8AA. Tel : 020 7332 1865. The clock museum is situated within the Guildhall Library building. About 600 yards from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions Leadenhall Market, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London, EC3V. A restored Victorian covered market, open Monday-Friday, close to the Bank of England. Nearby Underground Stations: Monument (5 mins), Bank (5 mins). About 100 yards from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions The Lloyd's building, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA. Tel: +44 (0)20 7327 1000. The world's leading insurance market. Nearby Underground Stations: Bank, Liverpool Street, Monument, Fenchurch Street. About 400 yards from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions Monument. Monument stands 202 feet high built to commemorate the Great Fire. Admission charges apply. Joint tickets with Tower Bridge are also available. Nearby Underground Station: Monument. Tel 020 7626 2717. About 400 yards from Liverpool Street station.

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Attractions St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD. Tel: 020 7236 4128. Built between 1675 and 1710, St Paul’s Cathedral is widely considered to be crowning achievement of the glittering career of Sir Christopher Wren. Its iconic dome dominates the London skyline and visitors with a head for heights can climb the 530 steps (85 metres) from the Cathedral floor to the Golden Gallery for breathtaking, panoramic views of the capital. About 600 yards from Liverpool Street station. Gain free entry to St Paul’s Cathedral – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass. Pass holders are entitled to free admission, 20% discount in the Refectory Restaurant after 2pm and 10% discount on purchases over £10 in value in the London Cathedral shop in the crypt and the Domus shop in the Cathedral Courtyard.

St Paul’s Cathedral

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Visitor attractions and information - Monument

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Attractions City Cruises Thames River Cruise. Tel: 020 77 400 400. See and experience the sights and splendour of this great city from the relaxed comfort of a City Cruises modern, all-weather, wheelchair-friendly RiverLinerTM with open upper decks and spacious lower saloons with panoramic windows. There is a pier at Tower Pier, close to Monument (600 yards). Gain free entry to City Cruises Thames – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass. The London Pass offers a Red River Rover ticket, allowing you to hop on and hop off any of the city cruises boats all day.

City Cruises Thames

Attractions The Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB. Tel: 0870 756 6060. Visit The White Tower, The Yeoman Warders, The Crown Jewels. The White Tower is for many people, the Tower of London. The current warders have served in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, Bosnia, and other conflicts. The Crown Jewels held under armed guard in the Jewel House. About 600 yards from Monument.

Attractions The Monument to the Fire of London, more commonly known as The Monument, is a 202-feet tall stone column near to the northern end of London Bridge. It consists of a large fluted Doric column built of Portland stone topped with a gilded urn of fire, and was designed by Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke. In Monument.

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Visitor attractions and information - Moorgate

Attractions Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS. Tel: 020 7638 4141. The Barbican is located in the heart of the city of London and is accessible by rail, underground and road. Nearby Underground Station: Barbican (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines). About 100 yards from Moorgate.

Attractions The Goldsmiths' Company, Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN. Tel: 020 7606 7010. One of London's hidden treasures. The Hall is not open to the public except during exhibitions. A number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Nearby Underground Stations: St Paul's, Mansion House, Barbican. www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk. About 300 yards from Moorgate.

Goldsmiths Hall

Attractions Guildhall, Gresham Street, City of London, City, London, EC2P. Tel: 020 7606 3030. The centre of Government for the City of London. Nearby Underground Stations: Moorgate (5 mins) Bank (5 mins). About 200 yards from Moorgate.

Attractions The Clock Museum, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 8AA. Tel : 020 7332 1865. The clock museum is situated within the Guildhall Library building. About 200 yards from Moorgate.

Attractions Museum of London, London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Tel: 0870 444 3850. FREE admission to Museum. Open daily. Nearby Underground Stations: Barbican, St Paul's, Moorgate. About 200 yards from Moorgate.
     

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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.

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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 - 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 - Tower Hill

Attractions The Royal Chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula, Tower of London,EC3N 4AB. The parish church of the Tower of London includes a 17th century organ. Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard,Lady Jane Grey and Sir Thomas More are buried here. The Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula is only accessed as part of Yeoman Warder Tour. In Tower Hill.

Attractions The Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB. Tel: 0870 756 6060. Visit The White Tower, The Yeoman Warders, The Crown Jewels. The White Tower is for many people, the Tower of London. The current warders have served in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, Bosnia, and other conflicts. The Crown Jewels held under armed guard in the Jewel House. In Tower Hill.

Attractions Tower Bridge Experience, Tower Bridge, SE1 2UP. Tel: 020 7403 3761. Admission charges apply. Nearest Station: Tower Hill Tube. One of the most famous bridges in the world. In Tower Hill.

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Visitor attractions and information - Trafalgar Square

Attractions The statue of King Charles I, south of Trafalgar Square, marks the point for measuring the distance to and from London. A plaque can be found on the ground behind the statue stating that mileage distances on road signage are still measured from here. It marks the site one of the original memorial crosses erected by King Edward in memory of wife Queen Eleanor, who died in 1290. The cross standing outside Charing Cross Station is a replica of the original, made in 1863. Historians believe the original was not as ornate as the one seen today. In Trafalgar Square.

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Attractions The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ER. Tel: 020 7930 4179. Designed by Inigo Jones for King James I and completed in 1622, The Banqueting House is the only complete surviving building of Whitehall Palace, the sovereign’s principal residence from 1530 until 1698 when it was destroyed by fire. It was also the site of King Charles I execution in 1649. About 500 yards from Trafalgar Square. Gain free entry to Banqueting House – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

the London Pass

Attractions National 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 200 yards from Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Square.

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 100 yards from Trafalgar Square.

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 Trafalgar 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. North of Trafalgar Square.

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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 200 yards from Trafalgar Square. 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 - Upton Park

Attractions West Ham United, Boleyn Ground. (Upton Park), Green St, Upton Park, London, E13 9AZ. Tel: 020-8548-2748. www.whufc.co.uk. Nearby Underground Station: Upton Park on the District (Green) line. Approx 45mins journey times from Central London. The stadium is a 2 minute walk from the station. The ground is at Upton Park.

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Visitor attractions and information for Walthamstow

Lee Valley Regional ParkAttractions Lee Valley Regional Park. Lee Valley Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Essex, EN9 2EG, Tel: +44 (0)1992 702 200Recreational areas, heritage sites, nature reserves, lake and riverside trails, golf or ice skating, fishing, birdwatching, exploring countryside, historic sites. The Lee Valley Regional Park runs for 26 miles between Ware in Hertfordshire and the East India Dock Basin by the River Thames. Much of the Park is accessible by boat along the River Lee. Lockwood Reservoir, Ferry Lane, forms a boundary between Tottenham and Walthamstow.

Epping ForestAttractions Epping Forest. Epping Forest Conservation Centre. Tel: 020 8508 0028. As you can imagine there are a multitude of activities that take place in the Forest. Walking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Orienteering and more...... Location: About 4 miles north of Walthamstow.

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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.

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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 Ham

Attractions Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN. Tel: 020 8724 1002. Eastbury Manor House is a listed mansion house. After falling into decay it was restored by the National Trust in 1918. It is now an arts, heritage and community resource. Gift shop and tea room. About 3 miles east of West Ham.

Eastbury Manor House

Attractions The Thames Barrier. The Thames Barrier is the world's second largest movable flood barrier, and was built to counter London's vulnerability to flooding. The structure is located on the River Thames at Woolwich. About 3 miles south of West Ham.

The Thames Barrier

Attractions West Ham United, Boleyn Ground. (Upton Park), Green St, Upton Park, London, E13 9AZ. Tel: 020-8548-2748. www.whufc.co.uk. Nearby Underground Station: Upton Park on the District (Green) line. Approx 45mins journey times from Central London. The stadium is a 2 minute walk from the station.

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Visitor attractions and information - Whitechapel

Attractions Whitechapel Art Gallery, 80-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX. The Whitechapel has premiered artists such as Pablo Picasso. In Whitechapel. Tube: Aldgate East. Ten minutes walk from Liverpool Street station.

Attractions The Whitechapel murders were of women killed in Whitechapel between 1888 and 1891, possibly committed byJack the Ripper.

Attractions Whitechapel Local history library & archive, 277, Bancroft Road, London, UK, E1 4DQ. Tel: 020 7364 1290/ 1289.

Attractions Whitechapel sports centre, Durward Street, Whitechapel, London, UK, E1 5BA. Tel: 020 7247 7538. Facilities include: multi-purpose hall. In Whitechapel. Tube: Whitechapel

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Visitor attractions and information for Woodford

Lee Valley Regional ParkAttractions Lee Valley Regional Park. Lee Valley Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Crooked Mile, Essex, EN9 2EG, Tel: +44 (0)1992 702 200Recreational areas, heritage sites, nature reserves, lake and riverside trails, golf or ice skating, fishing, birdwatching, exploring countryside, historic sites. The Lee Valley Regional Park runs for 26 miles between Ware in Hertfordshire and the East India Dock Basin by the River Thames. Much of the Park is accessible by boat along the River Lee. The William Girling Reservoir is 2 miles west of Woodford. It forms part of the Lea Valley chain of reservoirs supplying water for treatment in the North London area.

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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.

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