Camden Town

Attractions and Things to Do

Hotels near Camden Town in London provide you with a central location, near dining, shopping, recreation. All of downtown London will be at your disposal.  Camden is an inner city district of London. You can easily access sight-seeing with the public bus and tube system. Camden Town is well known for its tourism and entertainment, including international markets and music venues.  Most of the local pubs including those in your hotel, offer local artists a chance to display their talents on certain days of the week. The Regent’s Park has an open air theatre where artists can perform as well. The rose gardens are attached to the Regent’s Park so you can stroll through and enjoy the music from the pavilion.

The local street markets are well known and a favorite tourist spot too. The Sherlock Holmes Museum, the British Museum and the London Museum are all accessible from Camden Town. The Regent’s Canal runs through the northern end of Camden Town and is particularly popular in the summer months.

You can boat and bird watch near the Canal. The London Zoo is near Camden Town for a chance to see great exhibits such as butterfly exhibits, penguins and tigers. Some hotels near Camden Town in London, such as the Camden Town Hotel and the Holiday Inn London Camden Lock have London Zoo packages that can be arranged by the front desk staff. Most of the hotels in this area can aid you in tour/ ticketing assistance as well. The Royal Opera House is near Camden and is an excellent venue that you should visit during your stay in Camden.

Getting Around:

The public bus and tube system are quite efficient when you stay in hotels near Camden Town London. Buses stop every 15 minutes and most hotels are within a few minutes’ walk of the public systems. You can save on downtown parking prices and park your car at your hotel. Then easily walk or take the tube to anywhere you wish to go in downtown. Some hotels such as the Ibis London Euston St. Pancras even have an airport shuttle so you could do without a rental car all together. Taxis are plentiful in the Camden area if you need one as well. The Camden Town area is a major hub for London buses. Taxis are easy to find in this area due to its popularity and all the nearby recreational attractions.

Additional Info:

Pubs are a great place to get to know the locals. If you are trying to take in some of the local culture the pubs and museums are great places to soak it up. Each pub has its own unique brews for you to try out as well. Be sure and try nearby restaurants and different pubs when you stay in the Camden Town area because the pub food is typically simple yet very delicious.