Things to do near Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

With The City on one side, Whitehall on the other, this is truly the centre of London. The Royal Trafalgar by Thistle is the perfect base from which to discover the capital’s shopping, sightseeing and culture. Despite the rare peace and quiet of Whitcombe Street, turn any corner and you’ll be in the hustle and bustle of a great metropolis, a few minutes’ walk from Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square.

Arts & Culture

  • The National Gallery - 0.2 Miles

    A national treasure, housing an invaluable collection of Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries.

  • The National Portrait Gallery - 0.1 Miles

    A world-renowned gallery dedicated to the exhibition and study of portraits of people who have made significant contribution to British history and culture.

  • Let It Be Show - 0.1 Miles

    The hugely popular Beatles tribute show at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the very same building as Thistle Piccadilly.

Local Attractions

  • Trafalgar Square - 0.2 Miles

    A central London landmark which hosts a wide range of activities including: special events and celebrations like the Royal Wedding, Olympics One Year to Go, St Patrick's Day and Chinese New Year; filming and photography; and rallies and demonstrations.

  • City Cruises - 3558.9 Miles

    The majestic River Thames can be the best place from which to see the city, and tours and cruises run its length between Westminster, Tower and Greenwich Piers.

  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! - 0.3 Miles

    Home to 700 peculiar, amazing and fun exhibits across five floors, this London attraction is sure to excite, delight and thrill the whole family. The place to visit for an extraordinary day out!

  • Soho - 0.4 Miles

    A quintessential part of London’s West End, Soho is a very popular entertainment district, with upmarket restaurants and media offices, and just a small trace of its more infamous past.

Others

  • Hippodrome Casino - 0.2 Miles

    No membership or admission charge to three floors of gambling, five bars, a dedicated poker floor, an intimate cabaret theatre and the high energy Heliot restaurant and lounge. Open 24 hours a day.

Parks

  • St. James's Park - 0.4 Miles

    The oldest of the Royal Parks of London, found at the southernmost tip of the St James’s area, it provides 23 hectares of escape in the heart of London.

Shopping

  • Regent Street - 1.4 Miles

    One of the major shopping streets in London's West End, well known to tourists and Londoners alike, famous for its Christmas illuminations and the world-famous Hamleys toy store.

  • Fortnum and Mason - 0.6 Miles

    The upmarket food and beverage store has been bringing the world's best food – from local producers and the other side of the globe - to Piccadilly for over 300 years.

  • Covent Garden - 0.7 Miles

    This former fruit and vegetable market between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane, is now a popular shopping and tourist site, where you will also find the Royal Opera House, the Theatre Royal, and the London Transport Museum.

Tourist Spot

  • Piccadilly Circus - 0.3 Miles

    Built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly, the term “circus” comes from the Latin word for "circle". Here you will find the statue of Eros, the God of Love.

  • Central London - 1.2 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

  • The London Eye - 1.8 Miles

    The Eye is the place from which to see London. A giant Ferris wheel situated on the artistic South Bank, it rises 135 metres (443 ft) above the Thames to give a unique panoramic view of the city.

  • London - 1.2 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

  • Charing Cross - 0.4 Miles

  • Buckingham Palace - 1.0 Miles

    The official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch, “Buck House”, as it is often referred to, is located in the City of Westminster, and is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality.

  • Horse Guards Parade - 0.4 Miles

    A large parade ground off Whitehall in Central London, this is the site of the annual ceremonies of Trooping the Colour, which commemorates the monarch's official birthday, and Beating Retreat.

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