Little Venice Area Guide
Little Venice is one of the best places to find tranquillity, waterfront cafés and pubs, and beautiful homes in central London. The prime location with easy travel to the West End, combined with its calming atmosphere make it a very sought after and attractive residential area. The combination of access to the canal and great shops and restaurants means that there is a variety of activities in Little Venice both on land and water. For those who enjoy being on water, there is great boat trip to Camden Lock. And for those who prefer land, a leisurely stroll along the canal, or a visit to The Clifton nursery, the oldest garden centre in London, are both enjoyable options. At the Canal Café Theatre, you can take in a variety of performances. There are also some great restaurant, bars and cafés in the area, including the Warwick Castle, a traditional pub that is a popular destination for residents and celebrities. Blomfield Road and Maida Avenue are where the majority of the luxurious white 17th century stucco mansions are located. Also of note is Warwick Avenue, which is home to some very grand properties, and is conveniently close to the tube station. The Little Sweethearts Montessori School is a popular nursery choice in the area. For primaries, two popular choices are St. Saviour’s Church of England Primary School and St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, with the The King Solomon academy nearby. Warwick Avenue Underground station and nearby Maida Vale station, both on the Bakerloo line, and a good bus service in the area. There is also the exciting option of the Waterbus service that operates from Little Venice to Regent’s Park and London Zoo.