Trafalgar Square

Your All In London guide to Trafalgar Square

Arguably one of the most visited attractions in London, Trafalgar Square is a location in Central London that was developed purely to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar, in 1805. The spot was originally called King William the Fourth’s Square but this was later renamed Trafalgar Square.

Central to the Square is Nelson’s Column, although there are now several related pieces of sculpture around the Square. The north of the Square is marked by the site of the King’s Mews and the south of the square is marked by the halfway point where the Strand met Whitehall. This point is known as Charing Cross and is widely recognised as the central point in London.

Going out in Trafalgar Square

What's On in Trafalgar Square


Pride in London
Trafalgar Square, London

Starts: 11/09/2021
Ends: 11/09/2021

Campfire Club: The Rheingans Sisters
London venue TBA

Starts: 18/06/2021
Ends: 18/06/2021

Locked City - Urban Treasure Hunts
Hunts available in Covent Garden, Camden and Tower Hill

Starts: 04/10/2020
Ends: 04/10/2021

Curious About Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square and Westminster areas, starting St James's Square

Starts: 12/04/2021
Ends: 30/10/2021

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London

Starts: 17/07/2021
Ends: 17/07/2021

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London

Starts: 03/07/2021
Ends: 03/07/2021

Trafalgar Square High Street Directory


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Trafalgar Square Shopping Streets


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