The London Marathon  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND APRIL 2018

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The London MarathonThe largest fund raising event in the world, the London Marathon, returns to the capital in April. One of the top five international marathons, it sees around 40,000 runners - serious competitors, celebrities and charity fun runners - flood the streets of London to tackle the gruelling 26.2 mile route. Attracting thousands of spectators, the course comes alive to the sounds of bands, cheering crowds and pounding feet. The race kicks off at Greenwich Park and Blackheath with a loop around Charlton and Woolwich, continues through Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, crosses the Thames on Tower Bridge before circling Canary Wharf and the City ahead of the showpiece finish along the Embankment, past Parliament Square and onto The Mall in the shadow of Buckingham Palace.

 

About The Mall

Running from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch and Trafalgar Square, The Mall is a long red tarmac road which splits St James's Park on the south side from St James's Palace and Green Park on the north. Closed to traffic on Sundays and public holidays, the tree-lined Mall offers one of London's most memorable views of the Queen's official residence. More about The Mall

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The London Marathon  Photo courtesy of Teenage Cancer Trust, Virgin Money London Marathon charity partner of the year 2018  

   
The London Marathon - Photo courtesy of Teenage Cancer Trust, Virgin Money London Marathon charity partner of the year 2018

The London Marathon Photo courtesy of Teenage Cancer Trust, Virgin Money London Marathon charity partner of the year 2018 


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  29% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from The London Marathon
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
St. James's Hotel & Club London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £194  34% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from The London Marathon
Naming the St James's Hotel 'and Club' is a clever way of letting you know exactly what to expect from this establishment. Tucked away down a ... More
 
 
 
St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £110  33% off
45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
When it was built in 1897, this gloriously luxurious hotel was the London home for visiting aristocrats from throughout the world. Now, with its location in ... More
 
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Royal Mews
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 23rd July to 28th September 2018
The London Marathon, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from The London Marathon
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Prince and Patron
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st July to 30th September 2018
The London Marathon, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from The London Marathon
To mark The Prince of Wales's 70th birthday this year the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace includes a special display of over 100 works of art ...More
 
 
 
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Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 21st July to 30th September 2018
The London Marathon, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from The London Marathon
Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by heads of state at the Summer ...More
 
 
 
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The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
 
 
 
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The Other Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in September ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 7 minutes from The London Marathon
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 2 minutes from The London Marathon
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 3 minutes from The London Marathon
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from The London Marathon
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
 
 
 
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
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John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
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Berry Bros & Rudd
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
300-year-old wine emporium. From £5 bottles of Berry’s Good Ordinary Claret to £7000 bottles of Romanée Conti this historic wine emporium has something to suit every palate. ... More
 
 
 
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Boulestin
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 St James' Street, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
Named after legendary French chef Marcel Boulestin, this St James' Street restaurant from Joel Kissin takes its inspiration from the original Boulestin which stood on Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Thirty Six by Nigel Mendham at DUKES LONDON
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 St. Jame's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
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Chutney Mary
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
73 James Street, Chelsea, , Fulham, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
After 25 years in Chelsea, Chutney Mary relocated to 73 St James's Street in April 2015 on the site that used to be Wheeler's. With the ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 19 minutes from The London Marathon
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 19 minutes from The London Marathon
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 20 minutes from The London Marathon
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The London Marathon
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The London Marathon
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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The Athenaeum Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from The London Marathon
The Athenaeum Spa promises to revive and rejuvenate its guests with the help of bespoke REN treatments and Elemis pampering. Treatment options include a Moroccan rose ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from The London Marathon
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 8 minutes from The London Marathon
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Dukes Hotel: Cognac and Cigar Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
Famous for its martinis - a favourite with James Bond author Ian Fleming - Dukes Hotel extends its drinking area to include an outdoor Cognac and ... More
 
 
 
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from The London Marathon
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
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Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The London Marathon
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 6 minutes from The London Marathon
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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The May Fair
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from The London Marathon
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Splendours of the Subcontinent
Splendours of the Subcontinent
Exhibitions | Until 14th October 2018 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from The London Marathon

In October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures ...More

 
Prince and Patron
Prince and Patron
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from The London Marathon

To mark The Prince of Wales's 70th birthday this year the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace includes a special display ...More

 
Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Royal Mews
Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Royal Mews
Attraction | Until 28th September 2018 

Royal Mews 3 minutes walk from The London Marathon

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Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Tours | Until 30th September 2018 

Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by ...More

 
Eugenius!
Theatre | Until 7th October 2018 

The Other Palace Theatre 6 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins's musical homage to the sounds of the 1980s is a coming-of-age story about a geeky ...More

Louis Wain & The Autumn Cat Show
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2018 

Chris Beetles 6 minutes walk from The London Marathon

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Julie Mehretu: Sextant
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2018 

White Cube Mason's Yard 7 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Large-scale paintings and etchings, which continue the artist's use of gestural abstraction in her 2015 series Conjured Parts....More

Hamilton
Hamilton
Theatre | Until 15th December 2018 

Victoria Palace Theatre 8 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize winning hip hop musical, which won 11 Tony Awards in 2016, tells the story of Alexander ...More

 
Invisible Landscapes: Act 1: Home
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts 9 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Barcelona-based architecture practice MAIO explores the impact of smart technologies, sharing economy platforms and apps on domestic spaces and how ...More

The Making Of An Artist: The Great Tradition
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts 9 minutes walk from The London Marathon

Highlights from the RA Collection are brought together to explore whether great art begins with nature, or begins with studying ...More

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Combining shop, workshop and office under one roof, Tom Dixon's shop in Coal Drops Yard ...More

 
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A student of Central St Martin's, Charming Baker presents bronze sculpture, painting and prints and inspired by life, vulnerability and humanity at The Vinyl Factory. In the past ...More

Ribera: Art of Violence
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Dulwich Picture Gallery

The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe De ...More

 
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Saatchi Gallery

An exhibition for these uncertain times, Black Mirror shows the importance of art when the ...More

 
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