Interactive Map

London is an amazing city which offers visitors a vibrant mix of culture, education and entertainment, along with its rich and intriguing history. At The Arch we are lucky enough to be right in the centre of the action, so we've created an interactive map to enable you to make the most of your time in this wonderful city.

  • The Arch London

    The Arch London is a family-owned hotel; our urban sanctuary blends Georgian grandeur and English heritage with exceptional modern facilities.

  • Family-fun

    London Eye

    The Coca-Cola London Eye is located in the heart of the capital, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The experience showcases breathtaking 360-degree views of the capital.

  • Family-fun

    Madame Tussauds

    Madame Tussauds London combines glitz, glamour, and incredible history with more than 300 stunning wax figures. Enjoy an audience with Her Majesty The Queen and Will and Kate before stepping on stage with music icons including Miley Cyrus.

  • Culture

    Churchill War Rooms

    As part of the Imperial War Museums, discover the original Cabinet War Rooms, the underground headquarters that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz. Explore the historic rooms that once buzzed with strategies and secrets.

  • Family-fun

    London Dungeon

    Exciting, scary, and fun - the London Dungeon has a new home on the Southbank and lots of new scary stories about London's history for you to discover. We know that when it comes to history - the horrible bits are the best.

  • Culture

    St. Paul's Cathedral

    Enter St Paul’s and enjoy the cathedral's awe-inspiring interior. Take advantage of a new touch-screen multimedia guide or join a guided tour to explore this iconic building, both now included with the sightseeing admission charge.

  • Family-fun

    London Zoo

    Set in leafy Regent's Park, ZSL London Zoo is an oasis in the heart of the capital. With more than 800 animal species to discover as well as live shows and immersive exhibits including Tiger Territory, this is an unmissable attraction.

  • Family-fun

    St. James' Park

    With royal, political, and literary associations, St James’s Park is at the heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres). Changing the Guard occurs daily in summer and alternate days for rest of year.

  • Family-fun

    Natural History Museum

    Hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits in one of London’s most beautiful buildings. Highlights include the popular Dinosaurs Gallery, Mammals display and the iconic Diplodocus skeleton.

  • Family-fun

    The Shard

    At a height of 800ft (244m), The View from The Shard offers spectacular views over London for up to 40 miles, from the top of Western Europe's tallest building. The Shard is the only place where visitors can see the entire city at once.

  • Park

    Regent's Park

    Regent's Park is a thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas. An open-air theatre, ornate bandstand, large boating lake, huge mosque and 100-acre sports field add to its many attractions.

  • Culture

    Tate Britain

    Tate Britain holds the largest collection of British art in the world, dating back to 1500. You'll find pieces by Gainsborough and Millais, and outstanding modern and contemporary artists such as Lucian Freud and Damien Hirst.

  • Culture

    Tate Modern

    The Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station on the banks of the Thames. The inspiring Turbine Hall runs the length of the building and you can see amazing work for free by artists such as Cézanne, Warhol and Bourgeois.

  • Culture

    Wallace Collection

    Free art classes, workshops, talks, and tours bring alive the varied works of art in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection in Hertford House. It features a vast array of work from "the greatest art school in this country" (Vivienne Westwood).

  • Family-fun

    The West End

    London’s West End offers some of the best productions in the world. Whatever you fancy, Theatreland has something for you. For guaranteed seats book through the theatre or contact the concierge team at The Arch prior to your arrival.

  • Family-fun

    Covent Garden Area

    Covent Garden is home to the Royal Opera House and the colourful flower market. A key part of Theatreland, the bustling square at Covent Garden is also popular with street performers.

  • Shopping

    Oxford Street

    With over one and a half miles of high street brands such as Topshop, Gap, River Island, Dr Martens and endless iconic department stores including Selfridges, Debenhams, John Lewis and House of Fraser, Oxford Street really is the ultimate shopping paradise!

  • Shopping

    Bond Street

    Bond Street is revered worldwide for its wealth of elegant stores and luxury goods. Home to some of the world’s most prestigious retailers including Chanel, Jimmy Choo, and Tiffany & Co. Bond Street offers an unrivalled mix of traditional elegance and modern luxury.

  • Shopping

    Regent Street

    Regent Street offers some of the best shopping in the West End combined with listed architecture, art galleries, hotels and spas. There are over 100 global brands, including Liberty, Apple, and Hamleys. Download the ‘Regent Street Shopping and Walking Tour’ app.

  • Shopping

    Westfield

    Westfield London is a pioneering shopping and leisure destination with Next, House of Fraser, Waitrose and over 265 luxury and high street retailers from over 15 countries within the architecturally stunning centre. New transport links make it the best connected in the UK.

  • Shopping

    Portobello Road Market

    Portobello Road has been a market since the 1800s but became famous for its antiques and collectables in the 1950s. There are stalls offering everything from fruit and bread to clothes, ceramics and music. The main market days are Friday and Saturday.

  • Shopping

    Camden Lock Market

    Camden Lock is at the heart of Camden Town's thriving markets area. Open 7 days per week, Camden Lock Market comprises of stalls selling everything from vintage clothing to hand-made jewellery, artwork to gifts, with food stalls offering a large variety of cuisines.

  • Shopping

    Mayfair Market

    Mayfair's monthly food market is situated in Brown Hart Gardens behind Oxford Street. Look out for traditional handmade chocolates and pastries nestled beside cultural delicacies (Jamaican patties, Argentinian empanadas, Philly cheese steaks) and crafty gifts.

  • Shopping

    Borough Market

    Borough Market's gourmet food market consists of up to 70 stalls and stands. Producers from all over the country bring a range of fresh produce to the market, including fish, meats, vegetables, ciders, cheeses, breads, coffees, cakes and patisseries. Open Wednesday to Saturday.

  • Culture

    British Museum

    Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court.

  • Family-fun

    Tower of London

    Despite the Tower of London's grim reputation as a place of torture and death, within these walls you have the opportunity to discover the rich history of a royal palace, a vast armoury and a powerful fortress.

  • Family-fun

    Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham palace serves as the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen and continues to host many historic events, from royal christenings, to visits from world leaders.

  • Family-fun

    Big Ben

    The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London's most iconic landmarks. Technically, Big Ben is the name given to the massive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons.

  • Family-fun

    Trafalgar Square

    Trafalgar Square is home to Nelson's Column, iconic stone lions, the famous Fourth Plinth and a lot of pigeons. It's a must-see destination for visitors to London. You'll often find cultural events, shows and other special activities.

  • Culture

    Victoria and Albert Museum

    The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design, representing more than 3,000 years of human creativity, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity.

  • Theatre

    The Lion King

    The Lion King is a hugely popular London musical set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains, to the evocative rhythms of Africa. The show brings the characters from the animated Disney film to life with imaginative costumes and amazing special effects.

  • Theatre

    Wicked

    Wicked is a dazzling, smash-hit musical about the early life of the legendary witches from L Frank Baum's classic story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This fantastic prequel is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire of the same name.

  • Attraction

    The Phantom of the Opera

    See Andrew Lloyd Webber's much loved musical The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre in London. Now in its 29th record-breaking year, this multi-award winning musical continues to enchant and captivate audiences.

  • Theatre

    Thriller Live

    Thriller – Live is a musical tribute to Michael Jackson's extensive career, from the Jackson 5 to the present day. Enjoy two hours of non-stop hits, paired with incredible dance routines, including Beat It, Billie Jean, Man in the Mirror, Dirty Diana, Thriller and many more.

  • Theatre

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the peculiar Oompa-Loompas, among other curiosities, feature in this spectacular musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.

  • Theatre

    The Book of Mormon

    This comedy musical follows the plight of teenage Mormon missionaries sent to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. Dubbed 'the best musical of the century' by the New York Times, you're guaranteed to leave with a smile.

  • Theatre

    Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot The Musical features music by Elton John and is directed by Stephen Daldry. It's the moving story of a working class boy who falls in love with ballet and fights parents, friends, and society to prove his doubters wrong.

  • Theatre

    Matilda

    Roald Dahl's much-loved story bursts into life in this musical by Dennis Kelly and critically acclaimed musical comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Explore London

Family Fun

London Eye

The Coca-Cola London Eye is located in the heart of the capital, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The experience showcases breathtaking 360-degree views of the capital.

Visit website

London Dungeon

Exciting, scary, and fun - the London Dungeon has a new home on the Southbank and lots of new scary stories about London's history for you to discover. We know that when it comes to history - the horrible bits are the best.

Visit website

London Zoo

Set in leafy Regent's Park, ZSL London Zoo is an oasis in the heart of the capital. With more than 800 animal species to discover as well as live shows and immersive exhibits including Tiger Territory, this is an unmissable attraction.

Visit website

St. James' Park

With royal, political, and literary associations, St James’s Park is at the heart of London and covers 23 hectares (58 acres). Changing the Guard occurs daily in summer and alternate days for rest of year.

Visit website

Natural History Museum

Hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits in one of London’s most beautiful buildings. Highlights include the popular Dinosaurs Gallery, Mammals display and the iconic Diplodocus skeleton.

Visit website

Covent Garden Area

Covent Garden is home to the Royal Opera House and the colourful flower market. A key part of Theatreland, the bustling square at Covent Garden is also popular with street performers.

Visit website

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham palace serves as the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen and continues to host many historic events, from royal christenings, to visits from world leaders.

Visit website

Tourist Trail

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds London combines glitz, glamour, and incredible history with more than 300 stunning wax figures. Enjoy an audience with Her Majesty The Queen and Will and Kate before stepping on stage with music icons including Miley Cyrus.

Visit website

The Shard

At a height of 800ft (244m), The View from The Shard offers spectacular views over London for up to 40 miles, from the top of Western Europe's tallest building. The Shard is the only place where visitors can see the entire city at once.

Visit website

Regent's Park

Regent's Park is a thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas. An open-air theatre, ornate bandstand, large boating lake, huge mosque and 100-acre sports field add to its many attractions.

Visit website

The West End

London’s West End offers some of the best productions in the world. Whatever you fancy, Theatreland has something for you. For guaranteed seats book through the theatre or contact the concierge team at The Arch prior to your arrival.

 

Tower of London

Despite the Tower of London's grim reputation as a place of torture and death, within these walls you have the opportunity to discover the rich history of a royal palace, a vast armoury and a powerful fortress.

Visit website

Big Ben

The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London's most iconic landmarks. Technically, Big Ben is the name given to the massive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons.

Visit website
Trafalgar Square London

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is home to Nelson's Column, iconic stone lions, the famous Fourth Plinth and a lot of pigeons. It's a must-see destination for visitors to London. You'll often find cultural events, shows and other special activities.

Visit website

Art, Culture & History

Churchill War Rooms

As part of the Imperial War Museums, discover the original Cabinet War Rooms, the underground headquarters that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz. Explore the historic rooms that once buzzed with strategies and secrets.

Visit website

St. Paul's Cathedral

Enter St Paul’s and enjoy the cathedral's awe-inspiring interior. Take advantage of a new touch-screen multimedia guide or join a guided tour to explore this iconic building, both now included with the sightseeing admission charge.

Visit website

Tate Britain

Tate Britain holds the largest collection of British art in the world, dating back to 1500. You'll find pieces by Gainsborough and Millais, and outstanding modern and contemporary artists such as Lucian Freud and Damien Hirst.

Visit website

Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is housed in the former Bankside Power Station on the banks of the Thames. The inspiring Turbine Hall runs the length of the building and you can see amazing work for free by artists such as Cézanne, Warhol and Bourgeois.

Visit website

Wallace Collection

Free art classes, workshops, talks, and tours bring alive the varied works of art in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection in Hertford House. It features a vast array of work from "the greatest art school in this country" (Vivienne Westwood).

Visit website

British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court.

Visit website

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design, representing more than 3,000 years of human creativity, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity.

Visit website

National Gallery

The National Gallery displays over 2,000 Western European paintings from the middle ages to the 20th century. Discover inspiring art by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir and Van Gogh.

Visit website

Shopping

Oxford Street

Oxford Street

With over one and a half miles of high street brands such as Topshop, Gap, River Island, Dr Martens and endless iconic department stores including Selfridges, Debenhams, John Lewis and House of Fraser, Oxford Street really is the ultimate shopping paradise!

 

Bond Street

Bond Street is revered worldwide for its wealth of elegant stores and luxury goods. Home to some of the world’s most prestigious retailers including Chanel, Jimmy Choo, and Tiffany & Co. Bond Street offers an unrivalled mix of traditional elegance and modern luxury.

 

Regent Street

Regent Street offers some of the best shopping in the West End combined with listed architecture, art galleries, hotels and spas. There are over 100 global brands, including Liberty, Apple, and Hamleys. Download the ‘Regent Street Shopping and Walking Tour’ app.

 

Westfield

Westfield London is a pioneering shopping and leisure destination with Next, House of Fraser, Waitrose and over 265 luxury and high street retailers from over 15 countries within the architecturally stunning centre. New transport links make it the best connected in the UK.

 

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road has been a market since the 1800s but became famous for its antiques and collectables in the 1950s. There are stalls offering everything from fruit and bread to clothes, ceramics and music. The main market days are Friday and Saturday.

 

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock is at the heart of Camden Town's thriving markets area. Open 7 days per week, Camden Lock Market comprises of stalls selling everything from vintage clothing to hand-made jewellery, artwork to gifts, with food stalls offering a large variety of cuisines.

 

Mayfair Market

Mayfair's monthly food market is situated in Brown Hart Gardens behind Oxford Street. Look out for traditional handmade chocolates and pastries nestled beside cultural delicacies (Jamaican patties, Argentinian empanadas, Philly cheese steaks) and crafty gifts.

 

Borough Market

Borough Market's gourmet food market consists of up to 70 stalls and stands. Producers from all over the country bring a range of fresh produce to the market, including fish, meats, vegetables, ciders, cheeses, breads, coffees, cakes and patisseries. Open Wednesday to Saturday.

 

Theatres

The Lion King

The Lion King is a hugely popular London musical set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains, to the evocative rhythms of Africa. The show brings the characters from the animated Disney film to life with imaginative costumes and amazing special effects.

Visit website

Wicked

Wicked is a dazzling, smash-hit musical about the early life of the legendary witches from L Frank Baum's classic story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This fantastic prequel is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire of the same name.

Visit website

The Phantom of the Opera

See Andrew Lloyd Webber's much loved musical The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre in London. Now in its 29th record-breaking year, this multi-award winning musical continues to enchant and captivate audiences.

Visit website

Thriller Live

Thriller – Live is a musical tribute to Michael Jackson's extensive career, from the Jackson 5 to the present day. Enjoy two hours of non-stop hits, paired with incredible dance routines, including Beat It, Billie Jean, Man in the Mirror, Dirty Diana, Thriller and many more.

Visit website

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the peculiar Oompa-Loompas, among other curiosities, feature in this spectacular musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.

Visit website

The Book of Mormon

This comedy musical follows the plight of teenage Mormon missionaries sent to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. Dubbed 'the best musical of the century' by the New York Times, you're guaranteed to leave with a smile.

Visit website

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot The Musical features music by Elton John and is directed by Stephen Daldry. It's the moving story of a working class boy who falls in love with ballet and fights parents, friends, and society to prove his doubters wrong.

Visit website

Matilda

Roald Dahl's much-loved story bursts into life in this musical by Dennis Kelly and critically acclaimed musical comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Visit website
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