Explore Merchant Square and Paddington Basin

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There is an abundance of fun and exciting activities in London for people of all ages. Whether you’re a couple celebrating your anniversary or you’re travelling with the whole family, you’ll never be stuck for things to do.

Right around the corner from the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate, you can find Merchant Square and Paddington Basin. They are two of the best spots in London if you’re looking for fun days out. We’ve put together this guide to give you a little more information about what to expect.

Merchant Square

Merchant Square is a bustling hub of retail, food and entertainment in the heart of London. Located just north of Paddington Station, it is one of the most popular spots in the city for families and tourists looking for a way to spend a fun day out in the sun. As you explore the area, you’ll find everything from shops and boutiques to luxury restaurants and book stalls. The square is located alongside one of London’s most beautiful waterways which makes it a beautifully scenic spot to spend the afternoon with friends and loved ones.

Merchant Square is a must-see during your time at the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate, especially if you’re looking for fun. The area has a number of great family-friendly activities that will keep you busy all day long. Head over to the mini golf course and spend an hour trying to get a hole in one or make your way to the water’s edge and try your hand at paddle boarding. There is also a gym with an indoor pool located at Merchant Square, so you can break a sweat and stay fit.

Paddington Basin

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If you’re hoping to see some of the beautiful scenery that London is famous for, a walk alongside the Paddington Basin provides a perfect setting for a romantic couple’s walk. The area is a shutterbug’s dream and offers all kinds of incredible photo opportunities. As you walk alongside the water’s edge, you’ll get a chance to see the incredible Rolling Bridge which is one of London’s most unique landmarks which is often overlooked.

There are also a number of other great attractions and landmarks within walking distance of Paddington Basin. If you’re interested in the history of science, take a quick walk over to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory and browse the wide selection of intriguing exhibits. If you’re having trouble finding your way around the city or you want to make sure you don’t miss out on the full London experience, make your way over to London Historic. It is located right around the corner from Paddington Basin and offers unique and insightful tour experiences.

If you feel like turning your walk alongside Paddington Basin into a full day out, make your way north alongside the water and head up to the beautiful area of Little Venice. Spend the afternoon exploring and discovering quaint bars and gorgeous boutiques.