St James's Park  

 
 
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St James's ParkSt James's Park, along with Green Park, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, forms an unbroken line of greenery that stretches over three miles from the Houses of Parliament to Kensington Palace. The park borders St James's Palace and Buckingham Palace, which means that as well as offering lush peacefulness you're also treated to stunning close-ups of some of the capital's most iconic attractions. One of the park's best views can be had from the middle of the Blue Bridge which spans the park's lake. Stand in the middle and take in the graceful arc of the London Eye, which looms over Duck Island. A true retreat, it's hard to believe that St James's was once a swampy watermeadow in centuries past. Now, rolling lawns stretch out around the lake, which is home to ducks, geese and pelicans. In the summer months visitors can catch a concert, loll in deckchairs or dine alfresco with a picnic or on the terrace of the park's excellent restaurant, Inn the Park.

 

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Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Westminster
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £174  39% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from St James's Park
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
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2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
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2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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
 
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from St James's Park
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from St James's Park
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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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 12 minutes from St James's Park
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
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30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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St James's Park, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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Le Grand Mort
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St James's Park, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
Tony Award nominee Christopher Renshaw directs the world premiere staging of Stephen Clark's deathly black comedy, which was written specially for lead actor Julian Clary. He ...More
 
 
 
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St James's Park, London, Holborn, London WC2N | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from St James's Park
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Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public. Visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
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
 
 
 
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
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
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9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
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
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3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
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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St James's Park, St James's, London SW1A2BJ | 1 minute from St James's Park
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RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St James's Park
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 15 minutes from St James's Park
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 19 minutes from St James's Park
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Red Lion Pub
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48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
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53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from St James's Park
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from St James's Park
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from St James's Park
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King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from St James's Park
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Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St James's Park
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from St James's Park
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
 
 
 

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Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Tattershall Castle 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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Haymarket Theatre Royal 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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National Gallery 8 minutes walk from St James's Park

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