London is a city that truly has it all, from towering skyscrapers to quaint cobbled streets, it can cater to any type of traveller. One of the best ways to explore and experience the local culture of London is by visiting its various yards. These chic outdoor spaces offer a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, each one offering its own unique charm and hospitality. In this blog, we will explore the most popular yards to visit when exploring London. To explore these yards to the fullest book yourself a hotel near Lancaster Gate.
Borough Yards next to Borough Market
Borough Yards is a vibrant, open-air space located next to the world-famous Borough Market. This yard is the perfect location to experience the best of London’s food and drink, with a variety of stalls ranging from local seafood vendors to artisanal cheese makers. Visitors can indulge in some of the best food and drinks that London has to offer while enjoying the charming ambiance of the yard. The Park Grand hotel in London is a great place to stay when visiting this and many other attractions in central London.
Vinegar Yard is a hidden gem located near London Bridge Station. This trendy yard is known for its unique blend of street food and vintage shopping. With over 20 independent traders selling all sorts of vintage goods, from antique furniture to retro clothing, visitors are sure to find something they love. Additionally, a rotating selection of street food vendors provides a vast range of international cuisine for hungry travellers.
Old Union Arches on Union Street
The Old Union Arches is located in the heart of Southwark and is an ideal location for those seeking to explore the artistic side of London. This yard is famous for its street art and graffiti, with new murals and tags popping up regularly. The yard also houses a variety of independent shops and cafes, making it the perfect spot to relax and soak up the local atmosphere.
Coal Drops Yard
Coal Drops Yard is a stunningly modern outdoor space located in King’s Cross. This chic and contemporary yard boasts a range of upscale shops and restaurants, including high-end fashion brands and famous restaurants. Visitors can shop for designer clothing, luxury beauty products or simply enjoy a meal in one of its culinary hotspots. To explore this yard more, book a stay at The Park Grand London Paddington.
Eccleston Yards in Belgravia
Eccleston Yards is an up and coming yard located in Belgravia. This urban oasis offers a mix of high-end fashion stores and wellness services, making it the perfect spot for anyone in need of pampering. Health and wellness studios such as Barry’s Bootcamp and Hotpod Yoga are available, as well as artisanal coffee shops and an indulgent chocolatier.
The Yards Covent Garden
The Yards in Covent Garden is a unique and historic area, offering an entirely different experience in contrast to the modern offerings of Coal Drops Yard. The area boasts a great number of traditional pubs and eateries. Those seeking entertainment will find that there’s plenty to be had, with street performers entertaining visitors daily. The yard is a fantastic place to take in the local atmosphere of London.
Bankside Yard in Bankside
Bankside Yard is a stylish and creative yard located in the south of the city, just a stone’s throw away from the Tate Modern. This chic area has much to offer, with a range of independent shops and cafes, as well as street art installations and markets. Visitors can expect to find a range of stalls selling crafts, vintage furniture or even handmade jewellery.
These new concept yards and the neighbouring places are a must add to your list when visiting London city. To enjoy all this and more, plus have an exceptionally comfortable stay book yourself The Park Grand London Lancaster Gate.