Things to do Near Whitehall
The very centre of British politics, Whitehall is a great base from which to explore the very best of what the UK’s first city has to offer. Take a tour of the Churchill War Rooms, the centre of the British War effort during World War II. Visit the Household Cavalry Museum, celebrating the history of the British Army’s senior regiments that form Her Majesty The Queen’s mounted bodyguard. Witness the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony, marking the Queen’s official birthday.
Discover one of the best-known addresses in the world - 10 Downing Street, home to the British Prime Minister. Pay your respects at The Cenotaph, a war memorial erected following the end of the First World War. Take a tour of the House of Parliament, see Big Ben, and explore the 700-year old Westminster Abbey. Admire the wonderful fountains and architecture of Trafalgar Square. Give yourself and the kids a fright at the London Dungeon, guiding visitors through a dramatic London landscape going back 10 centuries.
Take a ride on the London Eye, giving amazing 360 degree views over London. Visit the National Gallery, housing the national collection of paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Take an open top bus tour of the city’s main sights, or ride on a RIB for a more adrenalin-filled experience down the Thames. Looking for a cheap hotel in Whitehall? Travelodge London Covent Garden is located in one of London’s tourist hotspots, or try Travelodge London Central Waterloo - within walking distance of some of the capital’s most iconic attractions.