A fun road close to Trafalgar Square. Very unique shops close by as well as various eateries. Definitely a stop for a Harry Potter fan.
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Our most recent stay in London saw us again take a number of long walks through central London. One of those long walks took us from Trafalgar Square, up the Strand and then on to Charring Cross Road. We had visited Charring Cross Road while...More
Very busy area. Check what’s actually happening at trafalgar sq in form of demonstrations or events. Don’t ask anything from station reception at mainline station. Let’s just say I’ve met happier miserable people. Usual banks coffee shops etc around. Plenty of homeless beggars. If driving,...More
This road runs N from Trafalgar Square to Tottenham Court Road with lots of quirky side streets to the left and right.There is a good selection of theatres and bookshops - some of these are anitquarian dealers.The most famous shop of all on this road...More
The Charing Cross Tube station is located near Trafalgar Square off Charing Cross Road. It is a critical underground location as it connects to Leister Square and other prominent locations in London. It is an old station, but serves its purpose. It could use upgrades....More
Also known as the A400 the Charing Cross Road runs from Trafalgar Square to Oxford Street and connects many well-known London areas. It is a very busy street for both pedestrians and cars etc. so keep your wits about you. Among other things it is...More
The road itself is nothing special, but it does have some excellent antiquarian book shops on it. Found a good copy of Dore's London at Henry Pordes, who also had several more Dore books. The owner knows his stuff and where everything is.
Another thoroughfare that many will pass through on their way elsewhere. This street connects a lot of other major sites, but in itself isn't necessarily noteworthy except for the number of booksellers.