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WhitehallWhitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the British Goverment thanks to the many departmental and ministerial buildings located either side, including Number 10, the Prime Minister's official residence, which is on Downing Street. Half way down Whitehall, in the centre of the road, is the Cenotaph, the monument where poppy wreaths are laid each year by heads of state and army veterans on Remembrance Sunday.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2019 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2019 London events.

 
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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  27% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 2 minutes from Whitehall
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £335  24% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  39% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Whitehall
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Whitehall
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 10 minutes from Whitehall
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Whitehall

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Whitehall
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Whitehall
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear accounts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Downing Street
London > Attractions >
Downing Street, SW1A | 2 minutes from Whitehall
Best known for the house at no. 10, Downing Street is at the heart of Westminster and British politics. Closed to members of the public, the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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Dark Sublime
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th June to 3rd August 2019 - Various Times
Whitehall, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Marina Sirtis from Star Trek: The Next Generation makes her West End debut in the world premiere staging of Michael Dennis' comedy about space and time, ...More
 
 
 
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The Guinea Pig Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 16th and Tuesday 23rd July 2019 - 8pm
Whitehall, Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
New material from top acts on the circuit and rising stars....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phantom of the Opera
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th January - 5th October 2019
Whitehall, Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from Whitehall
Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics as it ever was. Phantom of ...More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Whitehall
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Theatres
18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 8 minutes from Whitehall
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Whitehall

The best shops and markets near Whitehall
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Whitehall
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Whitehall
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from Whitehall
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corinthia Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Lobby Lounge, Corinthia Hotel London, 10 Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Served in the grand Lobby Lounge while music is played on a Steinway piano, afternoon tea at the Corinthia is a classy affair and one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Inn the Park - St James's Park
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St James's Park, St James's, London SW1A2BJ | 4 minutes from Whitehall
Inn the Park is the brainchild of famed restaurateur Oliver Peyton, his idea being to cook up quality alternatives to the soggy sandwiches and warm cola ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Whitehall

Near Whitehall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Whitehall
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Whitehall
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from Whitehall
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Whitehall
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Whitehall
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Whitehall.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Whitehall
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Whitehall
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
This bar is all about location, location, location. Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the Rockwell bar within the Trafalgar St. James hotel is a lush affair from a ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Whitehall
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Whitehall
... More
 
 
 
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Whitehall
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
 

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Equus
Theatre | Until 10th August 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 3 minutes walk from Whitehall

A West End transfer for the English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East co-production of Peter Shaffer's psychological thriller, ...More

Dark Sublime
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 3 minutes walk from Whitehall

Marina Sirtis from Star Trek: The Next Generation makes her West End debut in the world premiere staging of Michael ...More

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Untitled 2019 (The Form Of The Flower Is Unknown To The Seed)
Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2020 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 5 minutes walk from Whitehall

A sake bar with communal seating and tables containing artworks and special lighting challenges the traditional exhibition format in favour ...More

I, I, I, I, I, I, I, Kathy Acker
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 5 minutes walk from Whitehall

A major exhibition combining performances, screenings and talks, dedicated to the American writer....More

Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 29th March 2020 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 6 minutes walk from Whitehall

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Locrian Ensemble
Concerts | On 18th July 2019 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Whitehall

Rimma Sushanskaya conducts Handel's Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba and Water Music Suite, Bach's Concerto For Two Violins and ...More

Take One Picture 2019
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

National Gallery 7 minutes walk from Whitehall

Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump is the basis for works in a ...More

Bartolome Bermejo: Master Of The Spanish Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

National Gallery 7 minutes walk from Whitehall

This exhibition brings together six of Bermejo's paintings that have never been seen outside of Spain, including the triptych of ...More

Sea Star: Sean Scully
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

National Gallery 7 minutes walk from Whitehall

New abstract paintings by the artist known for his admiration for colour, composition and power of painting, inspired by the ...More

Cindy Sherman
Cindy Sherman
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 7 minutes walk from Whitehall

Well known American photographer Cindy Sherman famously made her name in the 1990s using herself as her subject. This exhibition ...More

 

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Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
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Guildhall Yard

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The Donmar Warehouse

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal justice system, Blank receives its full-length premiere at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. The new ...More

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After wowing audiences with The Octoroon at the National Theatre, American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins returns ...More

 
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