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Gloucester Road Tube StationThis Underground station gives access to the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. Gloucester Road is also home to Platform for Art - an exhibition you can examine whilst you wait for your train (it's found on the east bound District Line platform).

The area around the station is made up of quiet residential streets and leafy squares which are great for a stroll to admire the picturesque Victorian architecture. Nearby are many hotels and a fair few restaurants. Head south to Old Brompton Road where you can find some fantastic antiques shops.

 

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The Bailey's Hotel London (formally Millennium Bailey's Hotel)
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  28% off
140 Gloucester Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The sweeping staircase is the first thing you notice when you walk into this historic beautifully renovated townhouse. Elegant, old fashioned décor including stained glass windows ... More
 
 
 
Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  21% off
4-18 Harrington Gardens, SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
This modern hotel in the fashionable Kensington area is ideal for exploring the nearby attractions of Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall or Kensington Palace & ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Gloucester Park Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £286  26% off
Ashburn Place, SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Make yourself feel at home in Kensington at the Cheval Gloucester Park Apartments, offering contemporary accommodation option that boasts home comforts and 24-hour concierge services. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.7 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4.6 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5.6 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 3.1 miles from Gloucester Road Tube Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 31 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
 
 
 
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Conversations: Form And Line In Dialogue
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th Nov 2017 - Various Times
Gloucester Road Tube Station, 108 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 26th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
Gloucester Road Tube Station, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 26th October. The ...More
 
 
 
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Whales: Beneath the surface
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th July 2017 to 28th February 2018
Gloucester Road Tube Station, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is also hosting a new exhibition, Whales: ...More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Bombay Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Courtfield Road, Courtfield Road, , South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
1 Gloucester Arcade, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Gloucester Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Originally from New York, Haagen Dazs is now a global ice-cream giant. These cafes sell their delicious luxury ice-cream straight as well as in sundaes and ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 22 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 4 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Gloucester Road Tube Station
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Venom: Killer and Cure
Venom: Killer and Cure
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

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Seasonal | Until 7th January 2018 

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
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Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 6 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 7 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
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Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 9 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

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Concerts | On 23rd November 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

The band performs original and creative arrangements of Mingus's music, from his earliest blues pieces to his advanced, socially-inspired compositions ...More

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Concerts | On 23rd November 2017 

The Troubadour 11 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

The ensemble from London play bluesy rock'n'roll led by singer Alan Clayton. With support from the Total Who Show....More

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Ferrari: Under the Skin
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Design Museum 14 minutes walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station

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