Far enough away from the central London crowds to get some peace, close enough that it doesn’t take you too long to get to the city’s best attractions, the Gloucester Road area is the ideal location to base yourself when staying in London.
Located right next to the beautiful Stanhope Gardens, this wonderful Tube station is your gateway to the rest of the city. Here is everything you need to know about Gloucester Road Underground station.
138 Gloucester Road. Kensington, London SW7 4
Transport from this station
This station is served by three of the best-connected Underground lines in the whole city. From here, you can easily reach Westminster, Monument, Embankment, St James’s Park, and a whole host of other amazing sights. The Circle line and the Piccadilly line are particularly good for reaching the biggest attractions in the city.
The District line also connects you to east London, where you’ll find trendy haunts like Shoreditch.
Entertainment near the station
Right next door, you have three of London’s finest museums. Take your pick from the Museum of Natural History, The Science Museum and the V&A Museum – each one specialises in something different making it an ideal place to head for families – give the kids a choice and head to the museum that gets the biggest vote. Further up, you have Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Hyde Park is also in the area.
Parking Near Station
Young Street NCP is a mere 15-minute walk away from Gloucester Road Underground station, giving you a secure place to leave your vehicle while you explore the capital. To get from the car park to the station, follow these steps from Google Maps: Head south on Young St toward Kensington Square. Continue straight onto Kensington Square. Turn left onto Thackeray St. Turn right onto Kensington Ct Pl. Turn left onto St. Albans Grove. St. Albans Grove turns slightly right and becomes Victoria Grove. Turn right onto Gloucester Rd/B325 and you are there.
You are treated to some top-notch facilities in Gloucester Road Underground station: Payphones, help points, gates, ticket halls and Wi-Fi.
Ticket office opening times
Monday to Friday – 6:45am to 9pm
Saturday – 7:30am – 21:45pm
Sunday – 7am – 9pm