5 Walkable Attractions from Park Grand Paddington Court


There’s no better way to explore London city than on foot! Walking in the diverse capital city is the best way to discover its urban allure and dive deep into rich British culture and history. Make the most of your visit as you experience a perfect blend of the traditional and modern appeal of the Paddington neighbourhood, peppered with London’s most notable landmarks and iconic experiences. Discover the top attractions within walking distance from your comfortable and stylish accommodation at the Park Grand Paddington Court London hotel and explore central London with ease.

The Paddington Bear Statue

Did you know that London’s most loved fictional character, the Paddington Bear first arrived in the city at Paddington station? Not only does Paddington station serve brilliant connectivity to incredible London attractions and Heathrow Airport, but it is also home to the iconic Paddington Bear statue. You’ll find the statue at Platform 1 of the station, along with a Paddington Bear plaque and the iconic bear’s very own souvenir shop, perfect for finding great gifts for family, friends or even yourself!

Paddington Basin Bridges

Take in the view of the well-known Paddington-Basin bridges, located only a short walk away from your luxurious hotel near Paddington station UK.  Every Friday, at midday you can see Merchant Square’s Rolling Bridge uncurl itself to be a footbridge in the Paddington Basin, providing an extraordinary spectacle for all the visitors in the area. On the other hand, the Fan Bridge also known as the ‘kinetic sculpture’ creates a real wow moment when it rises into the sky and takes the shape of the Japanese hand fan every Wednesday and Friday.

Paddington Floating Pocket Park

Located in Merchant Square, Paddington’s Floating Pocket Park is the first of its kind in London. The unique park features open lawns and flowerbeds along with meandering walkways and fabulous floral centrepieces. After exploring Paddington station and the Paddington Basin, you can enjoy a cup of your favourite coffee at this peaceful park or simply relax and people-watch.

P.S. Steal a spot with a view of the Fan Bridge and you might be lucky enough to see it rise and fall. Make a full day out of it and indulge in an exquisite dining experience at one of the premier restaurants near Park Grand Kensington.

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

The Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, located inside the St Mary Hospital in Paddington, is one of the most popular attractions in the area. It is easily walkable from the Paddington station and Merchant Square and is famous for being the laboratory where Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin. Expect to see an incredible reconstruction of the original laboratory and learn about the remarkable discovery of the life-saving drug with interactive displays and video representations.

The Fountain Maze

If you are planning a fun-filled summer adventure in Paddington, head to the Fountain Maze! One of the most loved features of Merchant Square, this unique watery maze is a favourite among locals and visitors, and for good reason. You can simply walk to the Fountain Maze after a visit to the Alexander Fleming Museum and unwind after a day exploring the vibrant Paddington area. If you’re travelling with kids, let the little ones splash around in the fountain, while you dip your feet in the cool water and enjoy the views.

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