Soho is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens. Book your hotel now and use Soho as your home base for exploring the sights in and around London.
Sightseeing around Soho
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Browse the collections at London Transport Museum, Photographers' Gallery, or National Gallery. You can attend a show at Royal Opera House, Cambridge Theatre, and Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Monuments like London St. Paul's Church, Edith Cavell Memorial, and St. Martin-in-the-Fields are well regarded. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Covent Garden, Leicester Square, and Cleopatra's Needle. Be sure to get some family photos at London Dungeon, London Aquarium, and London Zoo.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Victoria Embankment Gardens, Bloomsbury Square, and Cartwright Gardens. Explore nature at Highbury Fields and Clissold Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Smithfield Market, Selfridges, and Borough Market. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Royal Exchange, London Bridge City Pier, or Leadenhall Market.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include King's College London, Trafalgar Square, and London Eye. Noel Coward Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, and Palace Theatre London are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Soho
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Covent Garden Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, or Charing Cross Underground Station. To venture out of town, take a train from London Charing Cross Station.
The London (LCY-London City) airport is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) from Soho. The next closest airport is London (LHR-Heathrow), located 14.3 miles (23 km) away.