Notting Hill is known for being walkable and economical with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the gardens and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Notting Hill's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater London area.
Sightseeing around Notting Hill
Some top attractions include the area's theaters and monuments. You can buy tickets to live performances at Electric Cinema, Shepherd's Bush Empire, and Royal Albert Hall. Attractions like Hammersmith Apollo, London Natural History Museum, and London Science Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Monuments like Albert Memorial, Brompton Oratory, and Marble Arch are well regarded. Notable landmarks include Hyde Park Speakers' Corner, Portman Square, and Grosvenor Square. Create some family memories at Riverside Studios, London Zoo, and London Aquarium.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Holland Park, Kensington Roof Gardens, or Kensington Gardens. Explore nature at Highbury Fields and Clissold Park. With a shopping trip to Portobello Road Market, Westfield London Shopping Centre, or Whiteleys Shopping Centre, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Loftus Road Stadium, Broadway Shopping Centre, or Lord's Cricket Ground won't disappoint either.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Imperial College London, Harrods, and Selfridges. You can also visit Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, Hyde Park, and Victoria and Albert Museum.
Getting around Notting Hill
If you want to get around the city, Ladbroke Grove Underground Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Latimer Road Underground Station and Holland Park Underground Station.
At 10.8 miles (17.4 km), London (LHR-Heathrow) is the closest major airport to Notting Hill. You can also fly in and out of London (LCY-London City), which is located 11.1 miles (17.8 km) away.