The West End is one of the finer things that London has to offer. Its vibrant atmosphere and cosmopolitan vibe is one of the many reasons this district is so extraordinarily great. There is so much to do and see here in a place that’s renowned for its tourist attractions, theatres, hotels, and shopping. Regardless of your tastes, there will be something for everyone, so there’s no need to worry about a thing! From museum to theatres, and shopping to dancing, the West End has it covered,
Museums And Theatres
London is an amazing treat for museum lovers, and there are a plethora of museums to choose from. If you have a genuine interest in historical paintings or just want to enjoy a day out exploring stunning art, visiting one of the many museums in Central London is the perfect choice. There is the National Portrait Gallery, The National Gallery, The London Transport Museum and the Royal Academy of Arts as well as many others!
West End Shopping
Some of London’s finest shopping streets can be found in the West End. The district is home to some of the most sophisticated stores, complete with glitz and high fashion. Oxford Street is a great place to start with a wealth of department stores and designer outlets. The street has a fascinating history and is filled with stunning architecture and world famous stores such as Selfridges’ original flagship store and the ultra-trendy Topshop, which attracts 200,000 shoppers every week!
The West End has an extensive selection of restaurants with a range of different foods from around the world. What better way to spend your day than in wonderful atmosphere eating scrumptious food. From Michelin-star restaurants to the oriental cuisine of China town and even the pre-theatre dining options of Covent Garden- in the west end, it’s all within reach! Why not check out the appetizing pasta menu at Jamie’s Italian or the Peruvian tapas at Monmouth Kitchen?
West End Theatres
Arguable one of the most prominent features of West End culture is its theatre scene. This is one of the more entertaining activities to do on a day out in London, one which is sure to have you laughing, perhaps crying and always wanting more! You can choose from a diverse range of shows and there’s always something on whether its blockbuster musicals, poignant plays, or rip-roaring comedies. A great start would be the Apollo Theatre which is on Shaftesbury Avenue. They’re currently showing dazzling comedy ‘Travesties’ which is about the interactions of two men during the First World War.
Many people need somewhere to stay which is close to transport links, and centrally located, and this is why The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington is a wonderful choice. This four star hotel is located very close to Hyde Park and Paddington, and has state-of-the-art amenities and immaculate style. It is the perfect option for wandering folks looking for a great night’s sleep and easy access to trains in the morning.