West End, Southbank and East End, are nearby suburbs which are also worth touring.
From here, it is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) to one of the city’s most popular sights, Big Ben.
Pay a visit to Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square in the city center of London.
Clerkenwell offers some interesting cultural attractions within easy reach that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out Tate Modern, the British Museum and the London Transport Museum. Go and see some of the spectacular theater, dance and music performances at the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House. There are some excellent galleries to enjoy nearby. In particular, don’t miss National Gallery and Photographers' Gallery.
Laugh, learn and discover at the areas attractions for kids of all ages, including London Dungeon. Take a tour of London Aquarium, and experience some of the stars of the animal kingdom.
Destinations such as London Eye, Westminster Abbey and Piccadilly Circus are well worth visiting during your time in the area. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church. To discover the nearby historic attractions, don't miss Nelson's Column.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on food or just enjoy the atmosphere at popular shopping destinations such as Borough Market, Royal Exchange and Leadenhall Market.
While you are in the Clerkenwell area, don’t miss the Arsenal soccer team in winter go into battle at Emirates Stadium. The stadium also hosts behind the scenes tours, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and local sporting history.
At the end of a long day taking in the sights around Clerkenwell, rest up in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London, and the Novotel London Tower Bridge.