The Nursery, St Paul’s, London E1

London, UK, images; schools and nurseries – Tower Hamlets

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Address and postcode: The Nursery, Dock Street, St Katharine Docks, London E1 8JH

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Nearest Underground Station: Tower Hill Station

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Nelson’s Column, London SW1Y

London, UK, images; statues and monuments – Westminster

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Address and postcode: Nelson’s Column, Trafalgar Square, St James’s, London SW1Y 5AY

The  52-m statue commemorating Admiral Lord Nelson, Britain’s famous sea lord, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, dominates the now partly pedestrianised Trafalgar Square.

Nearest Underground Station: Charing Cross Station

More Trafalgar Square

The National Gallery

More statues and monuments

The statue of Queen Anne in front of St Paul’s Cathedral

The Buxton Memorial

Queen Victoria Memorial

 

 

 

The London Eye, One of the World’s Most Popular Attractions

London, UK, images; attractions – South Bank

The London Eye at night
The London Eye at Night

The London Eye (Millennium Wheel), the second highest viewing platform in London, offering spectacular panorama sights (on a clear day up to 40 miles). London’s highest vantage point is the Shard.

Address and postcode: The London Eye, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, London SE1 7PB

Nearest Underground Station: Waterloo Station; other close Underground Stations: Westminster Station, Charing Cross Station and Embankment Station.

Close-up of one of the London Eye’s cabins

Getting here:

Boat connections to/from Festival Pier (for London Eye)

Bus route RV 1 from London Eye to the Tower of London

How long does it take to walk from Victoria Station to the London Eye?

How long does it take to walk from Big Ben/Houses of Parliament to the London Eye?

The London Eye reflected in a puddle opposite the London Aquarium
The London Eye reflected in a puddle opposite the London Aquarium

More facts and photographs:

At 443ft the tallest “ferris wheel” in the world: The London Eye

The London Eye viewed from Westminster Bridge

The London Eye in April

How Long Does it Take to Walk From Marble Arch to King’s Cross Station, London?

London, UK, images; walking times and distances – cheap transport, low emissions, reduced carbon footprint

Marble Arch to King’s Cross Station [St Pancras International Station]; walking time approx. 20 minutes.

Directions: Walk into Oxford Street – take the next major road left (Portman Street) – walk down Portman Street into Gloucester Place until you come to Marylebone (you can’t miss it) – turn left, walk past Baker Street Underground Station, Madame Tussaud’s, Regent’s Park Underground Station, Euston Underpass, Euston Square into Euston Road, past the Euston Station and the British Library building – St Pancras and King’s Cross Stations are on your left side.

Marble Arch in London, UK
Marble Arch, London

 

 

How Long Does It Take to Walk From Liverpool Street Station to Oxford Street, London?

London, UK, images; walking times and distances – cheap transport, low emissions, reduced carbon footprint

Liverpool Street Station to Oxford Street (Oxford Circus Underground Station); walking time 20 minutes.

The safest route not to get lost on the way on foot: Liverpool Street Station – turn left from the main entrance into Bishopsgate – walk past Tower 42, take the next right turn into Threadneedle Street – at Bank Underground Station keep left as the streets fork: Poultry/Cheapside – pass St Paul’s Underground Station, carry on straight: Newgate Street – Holborn Viaduct – Holborn Circus – High Holborn – pass Holborn Underground Station and watch out for New Oxford Street on your right – walk through New Oxford Street via St Giles Circus and Tottenham Court Road Station into Oxford Street.

Liverpool Street Station in London, UK
Liverpool Street Station, London