About Covent Garden
This area provides a real slice of London life. Shop in eclectic boutiques and the Apple Market or just spend an afternoon people watching - in Covent Garden there will always be something to see and do.
Easy to reach with its own tube station, Covent Garden is the entertainment hub of London. On the doorstep of the West End for theatres, you'll find vibrant restaurants, wine bars and good old British pubs dotted around. Famous too for its street entertainers, these can range from mime acts to comedians and even singers.
Helpful information about Covent Garden
Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and with the Royal Opera House, which is also known as "Covent Garden".
The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops situated on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities.
Where to stay near Covent Garden, London
There are plenty of hotels in a variety of locations around Covent Garden and London, so whether you are seeking a family room, making a night of it in a luxury hotel or simply looking for somewhere to rest your head, there are is lots to choose from nearby to suit all budgets, as well as, houses, apartments and boats. Check out places to stay in London with Eventful Stays.
Things to do near Covent Garden
Things to see in and around Covent Garden include the London Transport Museum, the Royal Opera House, Somerset House and Covent Garden Market. There are several smaller areas within Covent Garden that are worth exploring such as the Opera Quarter, St Martin's Courtyard, Seven Dials, Neal's Yard and Floral Street.
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