Gray's Inn

Find Us

The Inn’s main entrance for pedestrians and vehicles is a narrow archway located at the Chancery Lane end of High Holborn, immediately next to the he Cittie of Yorke pub. South Square is the first square you will encounter when arriving via the High Holborn entrance and you can find the main reception at the Treasury Office at 8 South Square.  The porters at the main Porters’ Lodge, which is located a few metres inside the main entrance, will be happy to direct you upon arrival.

There is pedestrian access at various points round the Inn. Gates are closed at night with porter access for residents.

Main reception address and telephone:

The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
8 South Square
London
WC1R 5ET

020 7458 7800

Maps

Click to enlarge the detailed map of the Inn (PDF) below for the location of specific buildings and entrances, including the Treasury Office and the Education Department.

Underground

Chancery Lane (Central line) is the closest Underground station to the Inn. Use exit 1 and continue straight for about 80m to find the main entrance on your right.

Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines) is a short walk away (approx. 0.4miles / 500m). Use the British Museum & High Holborn exit and turn right. Continue walking towards Chancery Lane station for approximately 7-8 minutes. You will find the main entrance to the Inn on your left shortly before you reach Chancery Lane station.

Train

Farringdon station (National Rail and Underground (Hammersmith and City, Circle and District lines)) is a 9-11 minute walk away.

King’s Cross station (National Rail and Underground (Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith and City, Circle and District lines)) is short taxi, bus ride or a 20-25 minute walk away.

Bus

Routes 8, 25, 242 and 521 stop at Chancery Lane Station:

  • stop E travelling towards St Paul’s or Chancery Lane
  • stop F travelling towards Tottenham Court Road

Routes 17, 45, 46 and 341 stop at Bus Gray’s Inn Road:

  • stops A & B travelling towards King’s Cross or High Holborn / Chancery Lane Station
  • stop C travelling towards Aldwych or St Paul’s

Routes 19, 38, 55 and 243 stop at Gray’s Inn Road:

  • stop CA travelling towards Angel or Old Street
  • stop CP travelling towards Aldwych or Tottenham Court Road

Car

Parking is available for members, residents and visitors. The lowest archway is 3.1m. Please see the parking section for full details regarding fees, what’s available and terms of use.

The Inn is within the Congestion Charge zone.

Cycle

The Inn has cycle racks in Field Court and by Verulam Buildings.

The Transport for London cycle hire docking stations closest to the Inn are on Red Lion Street and Holborn (A40, towards St Pauls).