Covent Garden is a world-renown cultural destination. No visit to London would be complete without stopping by to see what delight are on offer here.
The best way to get to Covent Garden from The Darlington Hotel is to get on the tube at Lancaster Gate. You will need to take the central line to Holborn Station. Here get on the Piccadilly line to Covent Garden. The whole trip takes about 25 minutes.
Covent Garden is a place where the past and present meet. The modern shops and restaurants are housed in the curving arches and cobbled piazza of the old Market Building. Over the years Covent Garden has been reinvented to keep up to date. It began life as an orchard garden, before becoming the first residential square in London.
Covent Garden has a rich history of street performances. It is considered the birthplace of Punch and Judy. If you visit today, you are sure to see an eye-catching street performance.
Covent Garden is known for its top-end fashion outlets. With names like Mulberry, Tiffany & Co and Benjamin Pollock’s Toy Shop, Covent Garden offers an unrivalled luxury shopping experience. You can indulge in globally known names as well as specially selected independent brands. Whatever you need or want, you can find it here.
If you have a taste for the finer things in life, then you will find something to satisfy you here. No matter what time of day you come looking, you will find a stunning array of foods to delight your tastebuds. Covent Garden is home to a number of five-star restaurants. Newer food outlets are always looking to make their names here. So, with all the options available to you, it’s hard to make a bad choice!
There is always something going on at Covent Garden. So, wandering through the place is like wandering through numerous open-air theatres. Every day you will find music, theatre and spectacle.
Any special date is an excuse to put on an extra special show at Covent Garden. If you are visiting around any holidays, like Halloween or Christmas you could be in luck and find a themed show on.