St James's

St. James's Palace and Park, shaped by successive monarchs, and the clubs that mushroomed outside the gates

London: St James's

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St. James's Park underground station (map).


Piccadilly, near Green Park underground station (map).


Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.


2 kilometres.

Disabled access

At Cockpit steps, go back through Queen Anne's Gate to the National Trust office, turn right and cross into Park at traffic lights. Turn right immediately after Park Notice Board and head for end of lake.


55 Broadway, Queen Anne's Gate, St. James's Park, The Mall, St. James's Palace, St. James's Street.

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Special notes

  • The Changing of the Guard takes place every morning along the Mall at 11am.
  • There are guided tours of the main rooms of Spencer House on Sundays between 10.45am and 4.45pm except during January and August. Telephone 020 7499 8620.
  • Revised 2006.