Guide to the Areas of London

Understanding where the best place to stay in London, according to if you for example are travelling with children, or want to be near to the best entertainment or prefer somewhere a bit quitier, can be handy. Below we look at some of the areas of London you might want to stay in and also to visit.


One of the most presitigious parts of London and close to Kensington, the area of Chelsea is also home to Chelsea FC and Chelsea Harbour.

Earls Court

Well known internationally because of the Earls Court Exhibition Centre; the Earl's Court area is also home to numerous B&Bs and hotels which are popular with tourists.

Oxford Street and Circus

As one of the most famous streets worldwide, no visit to London is really complete without a walk down Oxford Street in London. A great area for shopping and buying some souvenirs.

Battersea and the Park

A park worth walking around on a Spring or Summers day, many exhibitions also get held down in the park at the Battersea Park Events Arena. More on Battersea Park. Learn about about out top choices on the best restaurants in this area.


The area Paddington and station are very central and offer great accommodation options given the areas links to the airports and other transport links.

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