On 5th February 2017, hundreds of hale, hearty (and hardy) runners took to the streets of the capital to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Great London Run. The exhilarating 10Km started at Trafalgar Square and finished on Whitehall taking in a plethora of Unique Venues of London venues en route. Whilst these athletes may not have had time to stop and admire the iconic sites which surrounded them, we would like to draw your attention to some of the striking spaces that lined the course…
National Gallery: The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of Western European paintings in the world from the 13th to the 19th centuries.
St Martin-in-the-Fields: St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, has a history of welcome and hospitality dating back to 1222 and its stunning Georgian architecture has been copied all over the world.
RSA House: RSA House is a centrally located Georgian building steeped in history, home to the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – a famous centre for enlightened thinking since 1754.
Somerset House: This spectacular neoclassical palace offers a stunning riverside backdrop for events, with an iconic fountain courtyard at its heart.
Middle Temple: Situated in the heart of London this stunning historic venue boasts one of the finest Elizabethan halls in the country.
St Paul’s Cathedral: Arguably London’s most iconic building and a symbol of power and splendour, St Paul’s Cathedral is a breathtaking events venue.
Sky Garden: London’s highest garden is uniquely available for parties, events and celebrations for up to 450 guests.
Tower of London: Nearly 1,000 years of siege, ceremony, triumphs, tears, blood and even bears, create a perfect background for events.
Trinity House: Built in 1796 and founded in 1514, Trinity House is the headquarters of the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar.
Gibson Hall: Gibson Hall is a stunning converted banking hall located in the heart of the City of London.
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn: The oldest of the four Inns of Court, the historic buildings are set in beautiful, private grounds in Central London.
Sir John Soane’s Museum: Experience an unforgettable evening of Regency elegance in the most idiosyncratic and atmospheric house-museum in the world and London’s hidden gem.
Banqueting House: Staged in a space built for entertainment and spectacle, Banqueting House has been leaving an impression for nearly 400 years.