Discover Little Venice in London

Discover Little Venice in London

If you are looking for a relaxing and scenic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, you should visit Little Venice, a charming and picturesque area in London, where the Grand Union Canal and the Regent's Canal meet. Little Venice is named after the Italian city of Venice, because of its canal-side cafes, restaurants, and pubs, and its colourful narrowboats and barges. Little Venice is a great place to visit in London, as it offers a variety of attractions and activities to enjoy. Here are some of the best things to do in Little Venice, based on our web search.

  • Take a boat trip along the canals. One of the best ways to explore Little Venice is by boat, as you can admire the views and the wildlife along the waterways. You can choose from different options, such as Jason's Trip, Jenny Wren Canal Cruises, and the London Waterbus, which take you from Little Venice to Camden Lock Market or ZSL London Zoo in around 45 minutes. You can also hire a self-drive electric boat from GoBoat London, and navigate the canals at your own pace.
  • Watch a show at the Puppet Theatre Barge. If you are looking for some entertainment, you should visit the Puppet Theatre Barge, a unique and quirky venue that is a real theatre on a canal boat. The barge hosts puppet shows for children and adults, featuring traditional and modern stories, with handmade marionettes and live music. The shows are usually on Saturdays and Sundays, and during school holidays.
  • Enjoy a meal or a drink by the canal. Little Venice has a range of cafes, restaurants, and pubs that offer a cosy and inviting atmosphere, where you can enjoy a meal or a drink by the canal. Some of the popular places include The Summerhouse, The Waterway, The Bridge House, and Cafe Laville. You can also find some street food stalls and ice cream vans along the towpaths.
  • Visit the nearby attractions. Little Venice is close to some of the top attractions in London, such as Hyde Park, Regent's Park, and Paddington Station. You can easily walk or cycle to these places, or take a short bus or tube ride. You can also visit some of the museums and galleries in the area, such as the Wallace Collection, the Sherlock Holmes Museum, and the Lisson Gallery.

If you are looking for a hotel in Little Venice, you should stay at Mercure London Paddington, a contemporary hotel that is ideally located next to Paddington Station, which offers easy access to Little Venice, Hyde Park, and the Heathrow Express. Our hotel offers modern and comfortable rooms, a fitness centre, and a restaurant.

Book your stay with us today and discover the beauty and charm of Little Venice in London. We look forward to welcoming you to Mercure London Paddington.

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