Fun Ways to Spend a Good-Weather Day Near Paddington


The Paddington neighbourhood is a hub of cultural activity in London. Enjoying a central London location, Paddington and its vibrant surroundings are perfect to spend a pleasant day in London and make the most of the good weather. A short stroll away from the hustle and bustle of Paddington, the luxurious Park Grand Paddington Court London with its contemporary rooms and prime city location offers both comfort and convenience! Here’s a list of the top experiences to add to your itinerary for a clear sky day in London!

Merchant Square

A hidden gem in Paddington, Merchant Square is a perfect London neighbourhood to explore! Whether you’re looking to enjoy great food or simply relax and enjoy the scenic canal-side view, this place is for you! Start your day as you indulge in tantalising street food from around the world, including Tibetan, Lebanese, American and Mexican delights! Enjoy a self-drive boating experience to see London from a new perspective. Also, feel free to give paddleboarding a try! It’s a fantastic way to take in the stunning scenery and nature of London’s canals.

If you’re travelling with kids, they’ll love spending time at the Fountain Maze and get creative! Oh, and don’t forget to spot the unique fan bridge here! So, head over to Merchant Square, just moments away from your hotel near Paddington Station UK and treat yourself to a wholesome day out!

See a World-Famous Bridge

Only a five-minute walk away from Paddington Station, you’ll find the Paddington Basin, known for its world-renowned Rolling Bridge! The unique bridge uses a curling motion to roll and transform its shape, to allow the boats to pass. Watch the bridge unfurling and snap some photos to remind you of the stunning view and delight in a scrumptious meal at one of the exquisite restaurants near Park Grand Kensington to enjoy an authentic London experience!

Experience a Unique Puppet Show

Discover the charm of Little Venice in Maida Vale, with its tranquil canal-side pathways perfect for evening strolls and boat rides, help yourself to a quick bite and your favourite drink at one of the cosy waterfront cafes, and click some quirky pictures with the colourful boats and houses in the backdrop and catch a show at the Puppet Theatre Barge. It is the only floating theatre in the UK, known for its unique and magical shows! Plan your visit and book your tickets in advance to enjoy the perfect dose of light entertainment in a picturesque setting!

The Paddington Bear Trail

If you’re in Paddington, you simply cannot miss out on the chance to pay homage to the beloved Paddington Bear! At Paddington Station, you’ll be greeted by a life-sized bronze statue of the iconic marmalade-loving character under the clock on Platform 1. Relive the iconic Paddington bear tales that you only once read in the books or saw in the movies as the area is filled with tributes to the lovable bear! Get on an exciting Paddington Bear Trail adventure and walk in the footsteps of the beloved bear as you spot the famous plaque, browse a dedicated gift shop full of exciting gifts and more!

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