Famous for: Theatre and Drama, Street Market, Festivals, Shopping, Food and Drinks, Performances
Notting Hill is not just famous for being featured in a Julia Roberts movie, It is popular for its Carnival., Portobello Market and many pubs and bars. Its eccentric streets and beautiful gardens are its attractions too.
When to visit:
january - december
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
Some stations are closed and some are disrupted during the carnival weekend so plan your journey in advance.
Notting Hill is the most photographic area of london with happening market, trendy cafes and beautiful multicolored houses. It is a cosmopolitan neighbourhood, hosting the annual Notting Hill Carnival and Portobello Road Market.
Notting Hill Carnival
Held every August. From 2019 the event will now be held over three days, starting on the Saturday and finishing on the bank holiday Monday. The carnival has a Caribbean festival theme, performers runs along the Notting Hill Carnival route with bounty of intricate costumes, steel bands, marching bands, Calypso music and a variety of mouth-watering food.
Portobello Market It is a opular Notting Hill market, Friday and Saturday being the main market days. Explore the antiques market stalls and clothing stalls
Things to do in Notting HIll
The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Art Galleries: Salon Contemporary and Graffik
Theatres: The Gate Theatre, The Print Room, The Tabernacle
The Electric Cinema
The Hummingbird Bakery
Notting Hill Bookshop
How to Reach Notting Hill
By the Central line, the District line and the Circle line
Use Westbourne Park station or Ladbroke Grove station on the Hammersmith and City line and Circle line, then walk along Portobello Road towards Notting Hill Gate.