The guide to Trafalgar q-park

Of course Trafalgar Square is one of the must-see locations for anyone visiting London and it has the convenience of a nearby car park.

Q-Park Trafalgar is an underground car park just off Trafalgar Square – making it close to a whole host of central London attractions.

The car park also benefits from automatic speed gates and additional security features designed to protect vehicles.

Address: Spring Gardens, SW1A 2TS London

The car park has a total of 205 spaces plus a further 58 for motorbikes. It also has four electric charging points for eco-friendly cars.

One of the other benefits is that q-park Trafalgar is open 24/7 – perfect for anyone arriving or leaving the capital in the early hours of the morning.

Remember, there are also significant discounts on prices if you pre-book your car parking, as well as the option to purchase season tickets.

So what areas can be explored once you park at q-park Trafalgar?

Trafalgar Square

There is of course Trafalgar Square, where you can take a closer look at Nelson’s Column. The square is visited by millions of people each year and hosts a large number of celebrations, including Eid al-Fitr, St Patrick’s Day, Pride and Chinese New Year.

National Gallery in Trafalgar Square
There is always something going on in Trafalgar Square and visitors to London would be remiss if they did not tick this famous landmark of their checklist of essential sights to see in London.

Somerset House

Close to the square is Somerset House. This classic property is also a popular venue for art and cultural events. During the winter months it hosts an outdoor ice skating rink and in summer is the setting for a special outdoor cinema event that showcases classic and new movies.

National Portrait Gallery

For art lovers, the National Portrait Gallery is just a few minutes’ walk from Trafalgar Square at St Martin’s Place.

The gallery feature is home to around 200,000 portraits of famous people ranging from royalty to pop stars.

One of the benefits is that entry is free to the museum, with admission charges only for some special exhibitions.

Big Ben & The Palace of Westminster

Not far from Trafalgar Square is Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster. Big Ben is actually the name of the bell used to chime in each hour – which has been sounding since 1859.

The Palace of Westminster is home to the British parliament – made up of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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