Manchester Square is a quiet green area located in the north-west of the West End of London, sharing junctions with Duke Street, Hinde Street, Manchester Street and Spanish Place.
Manchester Square was constructed between 1776 – 88 and named after the Duke of Manchester, the first owner of Hertford House, which now houses the Wallace Collection.
Manchester Square lies within easy reach of Oxford Street, Baker Street and New Bond Street.
Manchester Square is home to Hertford House, an impressive townhouse which is home to the Wallace Collection, a wide collection of works from artists including Rembrandt, Reynolds and Rubens, which was left to the British nation in 1897 by Lady Wallace, wife of the late Sir Richard Wallace. Free guided tours are available of Hertford House, which also houses oriental collections, European furniture and porcelain displays. Admission to the Wallace Collection is free and Hertford House is open daily between 10-00am-17.00pm.
The Cafe Bagatelle is located within Hertford House, which has been fully restored in recent years.
Manchester Square is located 300m east of the popular Holiday Inn Oxford Circus Hotel, situated at 57-59 Welbeck Street.
Places of interest close to Manchester Square include Wigmore Hall, a classical music venue which stands on Wigmore Street.
The popular shopping areas of Marylebone High Street and Piccadilly can be reached from Manchester Square.
Manchester Square lies 300m north-west of Bond Street Underground Station, which provides Jubilee and Central line services to destinations including Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road. Other London Underground stations near Manchester Square include Oxford Circus (700m south-east) and Baker Street (800m north-west).
|HOTEL / APARTMENT||POSTCODE||MILES||STAR||12 Dec||13 Dec||14 Dec||15 Dec||16 Dec||17 Dec||18 Dec||19 Dec|
|Bond Street Station||1||Central - Jubilee||0.38 miles|
|Marble Arch Station||1||Central||0.55 miles|
|Baker Street Station||1||Hammersmith & City - Metropolitan - Bakerloo - Circle line - Jubilee||0.66 miles|
|Oxford Circus Station||1||Central - Bakerloo - Victoria||0.79 miles|
|Regents Park Station||1||Bakerloo||0.82 miles|
|London Marylebone Station||0.91 miles|
|London Paddington Station||1.67 miles|
|London Euston Station||1.81 miles|
|Charing Cross London Station||2.20 miles|
|London St Pancras Station||2.40 miles|