Attractions near Westminster
Westminster Abbey (< 1 Mile)*
Westminster Abbey is an exciting place to visit for anyone interested in British History.  Almost all Britain's kings and queens since William the Conqueror have been crowned here, and many are buried at the Abbey too.
Buckingham Palace (< 1 Mile)*
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the sovereign, and was first opened to the public in 1993. The History of Buckingham Palace begins in 1702 when the Duke of Buckingham had it built as his London home.
Churchill War Rooms (< 1 Mile)*
Visit the Churchill War Rooms, part of Imperial War Museums, to discover the original Cabinet War Rooms, the wartime bunker which sheltered Churchill and his staff during the Blitz.
Royal Mews (< 1 Mile)*
The Royal Mews was built by Nash in the 1820's as the Mews for Buckingham Palace. The entrance off Buckingham Palace Road is through a Doric archway surmounted by a clock tower.
Houses of Parliament (< 1 Mile)*
The Houses of Parliament, otherwise known as The Palace of Westminster, stands on the site where Edward the Confessor had the original palace built in the first half of the eleventh century.
Big Ben (< 1 Mile)*
Most people are surprised to learn that Big Ben is not the landmark clock which adjoins London's Houses of Parliament. It is the name of the largest of the five bells which hang in the Clock Tower.
10 Downing Street (< 1 Mile)*
No. 10 Downing Street, with its famous black front door - the backdrop to many historical announcements, has been the official residence of Britain's Prime Minister since 1732.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Westminster
London (1 Mile)*
With hundreds of years of history, yet a vibrant modern feel - there's nowhere in the world like London. No wonder it's one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Bloomsbury (1 Mile)*
Bloomsbury in London is the southern area of the Borough of Camden right next to Soho, yet it is quite the opposite when it comes to character! While Soho is the prodigal son, Bloomsbury is the classy daughter of London.
London Borough of Southwark (2 Miles)*
The London Borough of Southwark is situated directly opposite the City of London on the south bank of the River Thames. It is one of the boroughs which form Inner London.
City of London (2 Miles)*
The square mile which is known as "The City" in London is situated on the north bank of the River Thames.
London Borough of Islington (3 Miles)*
The London Borough of Islington is one of London's central boroughs, situated between The London Borough of Camden and The London Borough of Hackney
London Borough of Lambeth (3 Miles)*
The London Borough of Lambeth is on the south bank of the River Thames, between The London Borough of Southwark and The London Borough of Wandsworth
London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (3 Miles)*
The Royal London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is an exclusive central borough on the west side of London. It is situated on the banks of the River Thames
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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