When visiting London you can’t miss going to it’s many vibrant and full of character markets. Every corner of London exudes a different kind of vibe and that what makes this city so unique and cosmopolitan. There is something to interest for everyone and all tastes in the Camden area of North London. The most ideal, luxurious as well as comfortable accommodation for visitors willing to visit Camden will be a hotel in Paddington. Everyone needs a well-located, hospitable hotel offering all modern facilities and amenities for you to relax and unwind after a day filled with exploring the city. Park Grand Paddington Court is the ideal hotel in Paddington, London that ticks all the essential boxes and offers much more.
The hotel is located only a short walk away from the Paddington station that connects to the rest of London, other cities of UK and Heathrow airport. From the hotel, you can easily access the famous Hyde Park, the Natural History Museum and Camden. While in the hotel you enjoy free Wi-Fi, Flat screen TV in every room, and minibars or access to the lunge with special rooms. The hotel serves complimentary full English breakfast to all it guest. Plus, there is great restaurant and bar in the hotel for you to indulge in. You also get to access a full-equipped gym inside the hotel premises.
When exploring Camden, here’s a list of things you must do and see to fully explore the vibe of this part of London:
Food & Drink
Camden is home to a variety of food cuisine. The air here is filled with the delicious aura of multi-cuisine stalls all around. The stalls offer Indian, Brazilian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese and more world cuisine options to choose from. You will find mini cupcake and ice-cream stalls too. The markets are livelier on weekends than any other day of the week. You can enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice for a refreshing experience. For food and drinks, you must try the Camden Lock Market and the food market leading to the Chalk Farm.
Both the street and shop style shopping in Camden offer unique, quirky and gothic collection. This place is a haven for shoppers looking for something creative, international and out-of-the-box. It a classic place to find young designers selling their not-so-high-street fashion jewellery, bags, clothes, home furnishings, tableware, accessories, wall and home decor. There are many shops that sell funny and witty posters as accessories for your home. The shops here sell an affordable variety of Boho, punk and Goth inspired stuff, specials from different cities around the world along with lots of leather goodies. If you are on an adventurous trip, Camden is also home to one of the best tattoo and piercing studios. One can easily spend a full day exploring the Camden Markets. You can explore the Camden Lock Market for crafts, books and jewellery, Camden Lock Village for clothing and accessories, Inverness Street Market for footwear and loads of souvenir shopping, Camden Market for fashion for all tastes, the Stables Market for home décor and antiques and lastly the Electric Ballroom for the fashion market.
Camden is also home to one of the best pubs in the city. This area is always buzzing in the evening with visitor and Londoners flocking in for pubs playing Jazz, Blues, Retro and more music genres. Plus, these pubs offer a great mix of food and drinks for you to fully enjoy your evening and experience the exclusive London nightlife.
Chill in the cafes around the canal or take a boat ride on the canal for some scenic and relaxing moments. You can simply walk by the canal and enjoy the Camden vibe to the fullest. You can take a boat ride on the beautiful Regent’s canal and enjoy the journey till Little Venice and back to Camden.
Things to know about Camden
Camden gained its name from Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden in 1795. Plus, it was home for the famous singer Amy Winehouse.
How to get to Camden
It’s easy to get to Camden from the Underground London tube and buses. You can choose to get down at the Camden Town station on the Northern line, the Chalk farm Station or the Mornington Crescent station. All three stations are only short walk away from the Camden High Street.