Zone 1 Underground
Colloquially known as 'Number 1 London' because it was the first house after the Knightsbridge tollgates,
Apsley House was the home of the first Duke of Wellington who defeated Napolean at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
The magnificent Regency interiors house the Duke's art collection. Silver plate and fine porcelain room.
Tel. 020 7499 5676.
Open Apr-Oct, WThFSSu 1100-1700. Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
Apsley House is ½ mile from Victoria station.
This striking landmark is crowned by the largest bronze sculpture in Europe. It houses the
Quadriga Gallery which hosts changing displays of English Heritage's work. There are panoramic
views from the balconies on both sides of the Arch. Tel. 020 7930 2726.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (1700 Oct, 1600 Nov-Mar). May be closed when exhibitions are changed, please check website.
Wellington Arch is ½ mile from Victoria station.