5 Things to do near Hyde Park
Saint Sophie Cathedral
Saint Sophie Cathedral is a Greek Orthodox church in London’s Bayswater area. The interior of the church is extravagantly decorated with multicoloured marble and stunning Byzantine-inspired mosaics. In 1882, the church was consecrated for the Greek population that had migrated to London. Regular Saturday and Sunday services are held at the Saint Sophie Cathedral, which includes an angelic Greek polyphonic choir and Byzantine music. The Saint Sophie Cathedral is only a 3-minute drive, 10-minute tube ride of a 15-minute walk away from our hotel.
The Kyoto Garden
The Kyoto Garden is one of London’s most beautiful gardens. Located in Holland Park, the Kyoto Garden is a hidden gem, ideal for unwinding and reflecting whilst still remaining in the heart of London. The park is a traditional Japanese garden with tranquil waterfalls, Japanese maple trees, beautiful ponds full with Koi carp, and you may even be lucky enough to see a peacock roaming around! Our hotel is only a 6-minute drive, 11-minute tube ride, or 33-minute walk away from the Kyoto Garden.
Little Venice is a picturesque place located in the Paddington area. Take a boat trip along the Grand Union Canal and admire the unique canal boats moored while you peacefully drift down the water. Little Venice is a tranquil sanctuary tucked away in London and is the perfect place to take a light stroll. When you fancy stopping for a bite to eat, you can pick from one of many cosy bars, quaint waterside cafés, or delicious restaurants! Little Venice is conveniently located a short 8-minute drive, 10-minute tube trip, or 23-minute walk from our hotel.
If you want to experience something unique in London, then the Electric Cinema is the place for you! The Electric Cinema, located in Notting Hill, is one of the oldest running movie theatres in the UK! The Electric Cinema, which initially opened in 1910, has a rich history of being one of the first buildings in the UK to be built exclusively for motion picture. The first film shown at the Electric Cinema was Henry VIII which was screened in 1911! Our hotel is only an 8-minute drive, 19-minute tube ride, or 29-minute walk away from the Electric Cinema.
The Sherlock Holmes Museum
Escape the hustle and bustle of London and travel back in time to the Victorian era by visiting The Sherlock Holmes Museum. The Sherlock Holmes Museum opened in 1990 and is located at 221B Baker Street, arguably one of the worlds the most famous addresses! Walk around Sherlock Holmes’ living room, study and bedroom, where you will be able to read about his most famous cases and get a deep insight into the life of the detective. The Sherlock Holmes Museum is located only a 11-minute drive, 15-minute tube ride or 30-minute walk away from our hotel.