London Bike Hire
Burlington Arcade Shopping
Ice Skating at Sommerset House, London
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square
Giraffes at London Zoo, Regents Park

Our three Apartments W1 buildings are all within the London borough of Westminster. Here you will find a treasure trove of attractions, all just a short distance away.

Planning your stay at Apartments W1

Whether you are staying for three nights or several weeks, it’s important to plan your stay. There are local attractions to suit every visitor, from shopping to cultural activities, fine dining or great family days out, there is always something in Westminster for everyone.

For family fun, London Zoo is located in Regents Park and it is open all year round. Oxford Street is the longest shopping street in the world featuring world famous flagship stores. There are also an abundance of restaurants, theatres and galleries all within easy walking distance of your apartment.

 

Tourist Attractions

Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Station View to the London Eye

Famous tourist attractions

Westminster is home to some of the World’s most iconic landmarks and attractions. If you have time, why not take in the sights by taking a river cruise on a Thames Clipper? London attractions a short walk away include;

Shopping

Regent Street Shopping

World class shopping

There are numerous shopping districts surrounding our Heritage Apartments. Westminster is home to world famous department stalls, flagship stores for iconic brands and individual boutiques full of character.

  • Oxford Street
    Westminster W1C 2PG
  • Regent Street
    Westminster W1B 5RA
  • Bond Street
    Westminster W5 5AS
  • Carnaby Street
    Westminster W1F 7DS
  • Marylebone High Street
    Westminster W1U 4QW
  • Saville Row
    Westminster W1S 3PT
  • Burlington Arcade
    51 Piccadilly, W1J 0QJ
  • Piccadilly
    Westminster W1J 9BR
  • Covent Garden
    41 The Market, WC2E 8RF

Royal Parks

St James Park looking towards Buckingham Palace
Feeding swans in Hyde Park
Hyde Park Orangery

850 acres of green space

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is the largest of the four parks in Westminster. Points of interest include the Serpentine Art Gallery and boating lake, where rowing and pedal boats are available to hire. The Princess Diana Memorial Fountain and Memorial children’s playground are great places to visit with the family.

Regents Park

Regent's Park was designed by John Nash. The park also houses an Open Air Theatre, London Zoo and Primrose Hill, which offers some of the best views across London.

Green Park

Comprising just over 40 acres of mature trees and grassland next to Buckingham Palace, the peaceful triangle between Piccadilly and Constitution Hill offers a popular location for picnics and sunbathing in fine weather.

St James Park

The oldest of the royal parks is at the heart of ceremonial London. It includes The Mall and Horse Guards Parade, where you can see the changing of the Queen's guards every day.

Museums

Bristish Museum

From dinosaurs to landing on the moon

The museums in Westminster offer something for all interests and age ranges – many of which have free admission. The Natural History museum and Science Museum in Kensington are great places to visit with children, with lots of interactive displays.

Galleries

National Gallery
Serpentine Gallery
Portrait Gallery

Art for all ages

From the old masters to modern art, the galleries in Westminster offer something for all tastes. Many of these galleries run special exhibitions throughout the year, check their websites for details and tickets.

Restaurants

Restaurant Chefs
Pub Dining

Your choice of the world’s cuisine

Westminster has thousands of restaurants, ranging from world famous Michelin starred establishments to the classic British fish and chip takeaway. All of our Heritage Apartments have their own modern cooking facilities, but if you want a break from cooking, here are a few of our favourite restaurants from around the borough;

  • Bombay Spice
    Indian cuisine
    50 Paddington Street, W1U 4HP
    www.bombayspiceW1.co.uk
  • Carluccio’s Restaurant
    Italian Cuisine
    St Christopher’s Place, W1U 1AY
    www.carluccios.com
  • Fishworks Restaurant
    Fish Restaurant & Seafood Bar
    89 Marylebone High Street, W1U 4QW
    www.fishworks.co.uk
  • Royal China Restaurant
    Dim Sum & Chinese Cuisine
    24-26 Baker Street, W1U 3BZ
    www.royalchinagroup.co.uk
  • Maroush Restaurant
    Lebanese Cuisine
    4 Vere Street, W1G 0DG
    www.maroush.com
  • Original Tajines
    Moroccan & North African Cuisine
    7A Dorset Street, W1U 6QN
    Tel: 0207 935 1545
  • Reubens Restaurant
    Kosher food & delicatessen
    79 Baker Street, W1U 6RG
    www.reubensrestaurant.co.uk
  • 108 Marylebone Lane
    Modern British Cuisine
    108 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2QE
    www.108marylebonelane.com

Theatres

Lion King Theatre
Apollo Theatre

Bright lights and big shows

There are over 50 theatres in Westminster featuring world class musical theatre and plays. We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment, but for last minute tickets try the reliable non-profit Leicester Square ticket booth, aka tkts.

Our three Apartments W1 buildings are all in prime Westminster locations