Top Five Things to Do Around Notting Hill

Thu 26th September, 2019

When you think of some of the prettiest neighbourhoods in London – Notting Hill always makes the top lists. Every year, thousands flock to the neighbourhood to enjoy the various markets, selection of good food and exciting night life on offer. 

We want to share our list of top 5 things to do around Notting Hill.

 1. Enjoy the Sight of Colourful Houses

One of the most notable things to do in Notting Hill is to admire the rows of unique and colourful houses in the area.

From absorbing the rainbow dotted houses on Chepstow Villas to revelling in the colours on Lancaster Road, Westbourne Grove and Lonsdale Road – there are countless cheerful tones to admire. 

2. Indulge in The Nearby Restaurants and Cafes

One of the most popular things to do around Notting Hill is to explore the local food scene.

In the mood for a fancy sit down dinner at The Ledbury? Or would you rather stop for a quick chat and a rose latte at Farm Girl? Either way, there’s definitely something for you in Notting Hill! 

3. Explore Portobello Road Market

As the world’s biggest antique market – Portobello Road Market offers an endless array of antiques. Whether you’re looking for the perfect vintage jacket or a book you’ve been seeking, you’re bound to find it at one of the 1000 dealers selling their goods here.

The market makes Portobello Road one of London’s most popular streets and because of this, it tends to get extremely crowded. The trick is to get there early or to go in the week to score the best deals!

4. Immerse Yourself in The Notting Hill Bookshops 

One of the most popular activities to partake in Notting Hill is to indulge in the many bookshops dotted along the streets. From the Notting Hill Bookshop to Books for Cooks and Lutyens & Rubinstein – Notting Hill has better bookshops in a two-block radius than many other areas in London have in total.

Perhaps the most well-known of them all is The Nottinghill Bookshop, where the famous romantic movie 'Notting Hill' was filmed. You’re bound to think of Julia Roberts walking along the same streets as you!

5. Take in The Beautiful Mews of Notting Hill 

Notting Hill has some of the best mews in London. One of the most popular ones is definitely the St Luke’s Mews, with its Instagram-worthy pink house, 'Notting Hill' film frame and lovely painted doors.

Some other ones to definitely pay a visit to are the Colville Mews, which is home to picture-perfect homes and colourful stores.

What are some of your favourite activities to partake in around Notting Hill? We’d love to know and host you in our hotel during your stay! Book with us today.