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National Gallery
National GalleryTop Pick

Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

0.65km

National collection of Western European painting from the 13th century to 1900.Read more

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London Transport Museum
London Transport MuseumTop Pick

London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza , London, WC2E 7BB

0.99km

Public transportation including the railway, underground, buses, memorabiliaRead more

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London Film Museum
London Film MuseumTop Pick

London Film Museum, 45 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7BN

1.02km

Props, costumes, sets and artefacts from British films, history of moviemakingRead more

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The Fleming Collection
Fleming Collection

The Fleming Collection, 7-12 Half Moon Street, London, W1J 7BH

0.1km

Exhibitions of Scottish art, both from its collections and elsewhereRead more

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Spencer House, London
Spencer House

Spencer House, London, 27 Saint James's Place, London, SW1A 1NR

0.16km

18th-century mansion with restored state rooms and gardenRead more

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Weiss Gallery
Weiss Gallery

59 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX

0.16km

The Weiss Gallery is the leading dealer in Tudor, Stuart and North European Old Master portraiture, and it is a...Read more

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Colnaghi Gallery
Colnaghi Gallery

26 Bury Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6AL

0.18km

Colnaghi specialises in Old Master paintings and drawings from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and its...Read more

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Willow Gallery
Willow Gallery

40-41 Duke Street St James's, London, SW1Y 6DF

0.22km

Willow Gallery first opened in Weybridge during the late 1980s, dealing in British and European 19th century...Read more

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Faraday Museum
Faraday Museum

Faraday Museum, Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS

0.22km

Located at the Royal Institution, scientist Michael Faraday's 19th century laboratory, activities and people...Read more

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Whitford Fine Art
Whitford Fine Art

6 Duke Street St James's, London, SW1Y 6BN

0.25km

Whitford Fine Art is one of London's leading international Art Galleries, specialising in French and British 20th...Read more

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White Cube
White Cube

25-26 Masons Yard, London, SW1Y 6BU

0.25km

White Cube Bermondsey opened in October 2011 and is the largest of all the gallery's sites, incorporating more than...Read more

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Clarence House
Clarence House

Clarence House, London, SW1A 1BA

0.26km

Official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of CornwallRead more

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E & R Cyzer
E & R Cyzer

23 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6QF

0.28km

Situated in a newly refurbished gallery space on Bruton Street in Mayfair, E&R Cyzer regularly exhibits work by...Read more

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The Buckingham Palace
The Buckingham Palace

London, SW1A 1AA

0.3km

As part of a visit to Buckingham Palace, combine a visit to the State Rooms with a guided tour of the most remarkable...Read more

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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA

0.37km

Official London residence of the British monarch, public tours of the state rooms, includes Queen's Gallery and Royal...Read more

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Apsley House
Apsley House

Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NT

0.44km

Operated by English Heritage, also known as Wellington Museum, home of The Duke of Wellington, significant...Read more

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Wellington Arch
Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch, Apsley Way, London, W1J 7JZ

0.44km

Triumphal arch with exhibits about its historyRead more

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Hamleys
Hamleys

188 - 196 Regent Street, London, W1B 5BT

0.44km

Hamleys is one of the world's largest toy shops. Its flagship store is in Regent Street, London. The flagship store...Read more

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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum

Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, London, W1K 4HB

0.45km

18th century period townhouse, home of baroque composer George Frideric HandelRead more

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St Jamess Park
St Jamess Park

London, SW1A 2BJ

0.46km

St James’s Park includes The Mall and Horse Guards Parade, and is surrounded by landmarks such as Buckingham Palace,...Read more

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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London, SW1A 1AA

0.46km

Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837 and today is the...Read more

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Queen's Gallery
Queen's Gallery

Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1A 1AA

0.48km

Exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, located at Buckingham PalaceRead more

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Dover Street Market
Dover Street Market

18-22 Haymarket , London, SW1Y 4DG

0.51km

Dover Street Market is a unique retail concept, set over six floors, packed with avant-garde fashion, design and art...Read more

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Piccadilly Circus is one of the busiest areas of central London so unsurprisingly there is lots to see and do in the nearby area.



There are a few different theories about where the name Piccadilly originated and new theories are periodically touted. The debate has in fact gone on for hundreds of years which shows the significance of the area. There is an excellent description of the different theories available to read on British History Online (https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vols31-2/pt2/pp32-40).


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Blue Plaques in London

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt Blue Plaque - Wilfrid Scawen Blunt 1840-1922 diplomat, poet and traveller, founder of Crabbet Park Arabian Stud lived here
Alfonso Lopez-Pumarejo Blue Plaque - His Excellency Alfonso Lopez-Pumarejo 1886-1959 Ambassador to the Court of St James's Twice President of the Republic of Colombia lived and died here
Anna Laetitia Barbauld Red Plaque - Anna Laetitia Barbauld   1743-1825   Poet and writer   lived in this house   from 1802 and died here
Guglielmo Marconi Grey Plaque - From this site Guglielmo Marconi made the first public transmission of wireless signals on 27 July 1896
John Dankworth Blue Plaque - Sir John Dankworth CBE 1927-2010 the celebrated jazz composer, saxophinist and clarinetist "Johnny" Dankworth lived here in his early years.
José De San Martín Blue Plaque - José de San Martín (The Liberator) 1778-1850 Argentine soldier and statesman stayed here

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