5 Things to See Near Nelson’s Column

National Gallery in London at night

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The iconic Nelson’s Column stands proudly in the centre of Trafalgar Square, as a tribute to Admiral Horatio Nelson who died during the battle of Trafalgar.  The 52-meter-high column is located at the heart of one of the most popular areas in London.

Trafalgar Square is full of amazing sights that are sure to make your trip special. Before heading back to The Grill at The Montcalm for dinner, be sure to check out some of these great attractions.

National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London

Take a trip through time as you browse a massive collection of priceless paintings from famous artists all over the world. With over 2300 pieces, the collection at the National Gallery creates a timeline of art that stretches from the 13th century to the 1900s. The gallery itself is a work of art and the building is a great example of beautiful London architecture. The National Gallery is one of the most visited artistic institutions in the world and is worth checking out during you time at the Montcalm at the Brewery.

Brit Movie Tours

Trafalgar Square, London

Film fans and movie buffs will love this unique tour that takes you on a trip through London and its many cinematic locations. Walk in the footsteps of the stars as you visit areas that were featured in famous titles like Doctor Who, Sherlock and James Bond. It’s always fun watching a film or TV show and seeing a place that you recognise and now you have the chance to see even more by visiting some of the most iconic settings in British film history.

Ghost Bus Tours

Northumberland Avenue, London

Haunted House with Lightning and Ghosts

The ancient city of London has a dark history behind it that not many people will know about. This unique touring experience will take you on a journey through London’s eerie past by regaling you with twisted tales and urban legends. There are plenty of supposedly haunted spots around the city and the Ghost Bus Tour will talk you through some of the most infamous places. Hear about gruesome killers and tortured souls as you ride around in a blacked-out London bus. Not for the faint-hearted, this tour offers a unique thrill ride that shows you an alternative side to London.

London Coliseum

St Martin’s Lane, London

Coliseum Theatre

This beautiful venue is the home of the English National Opera and is one of the city’s most renowned theatres. For years, the London Coliseum has provided a stage to some of the world’s best and most talented performers, from iconic singers to world-class dancers. The coliseum is the current home of ENO, the operatic organisation that strives to provide the best quality performances in the entertainment world. Be sure to check out what’s coming up over the next few months so you can plan your stay at the Montcalm at the Brewery.

Photo Tours

Trafalgar Square, London

The area surrounding Nelson’s Column and Trafalgar Square is one of the most beautiful spots in London. From bustling crowds to iconic buildings and architecture, the scenery offers you endless photo opportunities that are sure to create some amazing mementos. Show your friends and family back home some of the great shots you snapped during your tour around Nelson’s column.