Hotels near The National Gallery London


The National Gallery is located on Trafalgar Square and was founded in 1824. It houses an impressive collection of paintings (roughly 2,300 in total) dating from the 13th century to 1900.

Entry to the main exhibitions is free and the paintings belong to the public. The collection housed by the National Gallery in London is considered to be one of the finest collections of Western European paintings in the world.

At the National Gallery you can see famous works of art such as Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait. An interesting fact about this gallery is that it was set up to house 36 paintings bought by the British government from a banker named John Julius Angerstein in 1824 and not to nationalise a royal collection, as is the case with so many other important European art galleries.

If you are taking a trip to the National Gallery, why not make a full event of it and stay a night at Clayton Crown Hotel London which is located approx 30 minutes via Public Transport from the gallery.

The National Gallery

The nations most impressive collection of artworks from the 13th century until 1900.

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Clayton Hotel City of London

Perfectly located for the city’s financial district and many of London’s most iconic landmarks.

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Clayton Hotel Chiswick

Ideally situated in West London, 20 minutes from Heathrow Airport and with easy access to central London.

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Clayton Crown Hotel

One of the finest 4-star hotels in North London.

The National Gallery


Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN

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