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Events & Hotels Near London

Every Thistle Hotel is close to a wide variety of must-see attractions and activities. You can soak up some culture, take in the sights, learn some history or do some shopping, all just around the corner from your home away from home. See major landmarks like Big Ben and the British Museum or if you want to find something a bit more niche to do, just ask and we can give you local insider tips. 

St Pauls Cathedral

Did you know that St. Paul’s Cathedral was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1967? Standing tall at an imposing 365 feet, this striking piece of architecture has been towering over the City of London for decades and is justifiably known as one of London’s most famous and recognisable sights.

After suffering devastating destruction in 1666 during the Great Fire of London, the cathedral was reconstructed by famous architect Christopher Wren in an English Baroque style – and still holds the title of the second largest church in Britain. But perhaps the most impressive aspect of the building, aside from its landmark dome, is that deep within St. Paul’s Cathedral you’ll find the largest crypt in Europe.

And if it’s tombs and sarcophagi you’re looking for, there’s no need to go too far. The crypt contains over 200 memorials and numerous burials – including those of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington.

Doors to the Cathedral open at 8:30 am, so whether you’re a worshipper, visitor, or just passing by, St. Paul’s is definitely worth a visit – remember to check their website for details on concerts and events.Top tip: Before exploring the inside of the cathedral, make your way to the top, where you can take in some amazing city views – priceless.

One of the most iconic buildings on the London skyline, St Paul's Cathedral is still a working church and a Grade I listed building. Dedicated to Paul the Apostle the church that can be seen today dates back to the late 17th century which, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.

Did you know that St. Paul’s Cathedral was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1967? Standing tall at an imposing 365 feet, this striking piece of architecture has been towering over the City of London for decades and is justifiably known as one of London’s most famous and recognisable sights.

After suffering devastating destruction in 1666 during the Great Fire of London, the cathedral was reconstructed by famous architect Christopher Wren in an English Baroque style – and still holds the title of the second largest church in Britain. But perhaps the most impressive aspect of the building, aside from its landmark dome, is that deep within St. Paul’s Cathedral you’ll find the largest crypt in Europe.

And if it’s tombs and sarcophagi you’re looking for, there’s no need to go too far. The crypt contains over 200 memorials and numerous burials – including those of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington.

Doors to the Cathedral open at 8:30 am, so whether you’re a worshipper, visitor, or just passing by, St. Paul’s is definitely worth a visit – remember to check their website for details on concerts and events.Top tip: Before exploring the inside of the cathedral, make your way to the top, where you can take in some amazing city views – priceless.

Hotels Near St Pauls Cathedral

Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

Relax and unwind in this unique Midtown hotel, only minutes from Covent Garden.

10 minute journey on public transport to St Paul’s Cathedral

Just minutes from the British Museum, Thistle Holborn is in the heart of London. You’ll marvel at the hotel’s interior: a mix of traditional and contemporary design.

And even though the hotel is in the most vibrant part of the city, pop into the Kingsley Two - you can have anything from afternoon tea to a stunning brasserie dinner.

From £ 115.00 Book Now

Thistle Bloomsbury Park

Stay in this Edwardian gem to explore all the museums and shops in historic Bloomsbu

12 minute journey on public transport to St Paul’s Cathedral

Thistle Bloomsbury Park is provocatively close to the excitement of the West End, Soho, and the city’s best cultural landmarks – you’ll be spoiled for choice!

After a long day out and about, you can relax with a meal in The Bloomsbury Kitchen brasserie or a drink in the Cellar Bar.

From £ 79.00 Book Now

Thistle Trafalgar Square

Live it up smack bang in the middle of Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden and Westmins

20 minute journey on public transport to St Paul’s Cathedral

Trafalgar Square is in the heart of London, so Thistle Trafalgar Square may just be the most centrally located hotel in the city.

But it’s not just the location that makes this hotel ideal. You can also enjoy a drink in the lounge, or dine al fresco on the terrace in the Squares Restaurant.

From £ 160.00 Book Now

Things To Do Near St Pauls Cathedral


Museum of London
Museum of London
Tate Modern

Museum of London

Shakespeare’s Globe

Tate Modern

London, a city of history AND mystery, is one that you can never really know as well as you think you do. So, it’s no surprise that more than 1 million visitors flock to the Museum of London every year, and marvel at the largest urban history collection in the world -  from prehistoric to modern times.

If you’ve been itching for a chance to celebrate all things Shakespeare, then the Globe theatre is the place to visit. Founded by the actor and director Sam Wanamaker, today’s Globe theatre is actually a reconstruction of the original which was built in 1599. Aside from acting as a playhouse, the Globe also houses an exhibition about Shakespeare's life and work - as well as workshops, lectures and staged readings.

Love modern art? Then head to the Tate Modern, one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the world. Located in the Bankside area of Southwark, this gallery hosts a rotating mix of artists, collections and exhibitions at any given time. 

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