Paddington offers the perfect location for a mini break or staycation in the Capital. With amazing transport links, easy access to major attractions, hotels for every budget and plenty on offer in the area, you will be coming back year after year.
Oxford Street is a 10 minute walk away, take a stroll through the beautiful back streets and pop in to the boutique shops of Connaught Village on your way.
Stay local and take a trip to the Paddington Bear Shop in Paddington Station or be inspired by the Kioskafé with its vast selection of niche magazine and newspaper titles from all over the world.
Head over to Church Street Market or Alfie’s Antiques for something special, a short walk from Praed Street or hop on the tube and in 2 stops you’ll be in Notting Hill to soak up the Portobello market vibes.
Sail-in cinema returns to Paddington Basin for summer 2021. Openaire’s float-in cinema involves self-drive electric boats, a good movie and table service! Family favourites and some great sing-along screenings.
Expect to find more than just bears on this popular family-friendly Paddington Bear inspired Pawprint Trail.
Get back to nature and soak up the wildlife along the Grand Union Canal on a paddleboard or in a canoe with Active 360.
Climb atop Marble Arch Hill due to open this summer, Central London's only viewing platform.
EAT & DRINK
Paddington has a buzzing alfresco scene which is sure to give you that summer in the city feeling.
From roof top glamour at Pergola Paddington to a friendly beer garden at the Monkey Puzzle check out Paddington’s alfresco offerings, and remember they will be opening for indoor dining on May 17.
Check out our Food and Drinks section for more options as the hospitality industry opens up.
As well as being walking distance to many central London attractions including Hyde Park and the stunning Little Venice, Paddington is incredibly well connected when it comes to public transport making getting to the theatre or meeting friends as easy as a walk in the park.
For luxurious four poster beds and a whisky bar to write home about Roseate House London is really something special.
Style and design is at the heart of The Pilgrm and their sun trap roof terrace is sure to put a smile on your face.
If you are in need of a place to rest and rejuvenate, wellbeing is at the centre of Inhabit Hotel.
Let the kids burn off energy or play ping pong in your very own London park at these lovely hotels surrounding Norfolk Square Gardens. For its pool table and relaxed atmosphere head over to The Shakespeare Hotel. If it’s a warm family run feel you are after, the St. David’s Hotel is a great choice and for an in-house family friendly restaurant with a great menu head to Hotel Indigo.