Attractions

The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is ideally located in the centre of Paddington, within walking distance of many of London's most famous attractions.
Find below a guide to nearby attractions for you to enjoy once you book the Ascot Hyde Park Hotel.


Oxford Street

Oxford Street is a major road in the City of Westminster in the West End of London. It is Europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors, and as of 2011 had approximately 300 shops.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 1 miles away from Oxford Street, which is about 20 minutes walking or 7 minutes by taxi (depends on the traffic)


London Notting Hill

Notting Hill is a district in inner west London, largely located within the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, and extending into the western fringe of the City of Westminster. Notting Hill is known for being a cosmopolitan neighbourhood, hosting the annual Notting Hill Carnival and being home to the Portobello Road Market.Ascot Hyde Park hotel is about 1.5 miles away from London Notting Hill, which is about half hour on foot, or about 10 minutes by taxi.


London Paddington Train/Tube Station

Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in Paddington. Paddington tube station is served by the Bakerloo, Circle, District, and Hammersmith & City lines. It is also the terminus for the Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect services to and from London Heathrow Airport. It is one of 19 stations in the United Kingdom managed directly by Network Rail. It is situated in fare zone 1.Ascot Hyde Park hotel is about 120 metres away from London Paddington Station.Address: Praed St, London W2 Phone: 0343 222 1234


London Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, its official name was originally published as the British Airways London Eye.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 2.7 miles away from the London Eye.Address: London SE1 7PB


Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens, once the private gardens of Kensington Palace, are one of the Royal Parks of London, lying immediately to the west of Hyde Park.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is less than 10 minutes walking to the Kensington Gardens.Address: London W2 2UH Phone: 0300 061 2000


Big Ben & Houses of Parliament

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 2.7 miles away from Big Ben (the House of Parliament)Address: Westminster, London SW1A 0AA Phone: 020 7219 4272


Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road near London Earls Court. It opened in 1881.This museum is famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons, and ornate architecture.It takes 15-20 minutes by foot from the Ascot Hyde Park Hotel to the Natural History Museum.Address: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BD Phone: 020 7942 5000


Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 5 miles away from London Tower Bridge.Address: Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP


Science Museum

London Science museum is adjacent to Natural history museum. The closest London Underground station is South Kensington. At the front of the museum to the east is Exhibition Road. To the south is the Natural History Museum. To the rear is Queen’s Gate and to the north is Imperial College. The Science Museum on Exhibition Road London is part of the National Museum of Science and Industry. The museum is a major London tourist attraction. The Science Museum now holds a collection of over 300,000 items and contains hundreds of interactive exhibits.It takes about 25 minutes by foot from the Ascot Hyde Park Hotel to Science Museum.Address: Exhibition Rd, London SW7 2DD Phone: 0870 870 4868


Sherlock Holmes Museum

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum in London, England, dedicated to the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 1 mile away from the Sherlock Holmes Museum.Address: 221b Baker Street, London NW1 6XE Phone: 020 7224 3688


Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is one of the UK’s most treasured and distinctive buildings. Queen Victoria opens it in 1871.The Hall is an art venue situated in the Knightsbridge area near London Earls Court. It is best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941. In addition to this, more than 350 performances are held at this hall, including classical concerts, rock and pop, ballet and opera, tennis, award ceremonies, school and community events, charity performances and lavish banquets.It takes about 25 minutes by foot from the Ascot Hyde Park Hotel to the Royal Albert HallAddress: Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP Phone: 020 7589 8212


London Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers’ Corner. The park was the site of the Great Exhibition of 1851, for which the Crystal Palace was designed by Joseph Paxton.The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is less than 10 minutes walking to London Hyde Park.


Madame Tussauds

The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is about 1 mile from Madame Tussauds London, it is a museum and tourist attraction located in Central London, housed in the former London Planetarium. It is known for recreating life size wax models of celebrities. The attraction houses its famous Chamber of Horrors.Address: Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LR Phone: 0871 894 3000