One of the most popular tourist attractions in London, Bayswater is an eclectic mix of luxury with quaint shopping districts. The Georgian homes and quiet streets are only a few blocks from some of the best places to go clubbing. Bayswater features a number of other attractions as well. Hyde Park is the former hunting ground for Henry the 8th. This large park features a horse riding area and speaker's corner--just in front of the entrance- on Sunday mornings for the lively soap box shouting of the cities opinionated, while the largest free festival in Europe happens on the last weekend of August in Notting Hill.
The open air carnival lasts for three days of dancing, entertainment, and music. If you've come to London hoping to return with classic antiques, visit the Portobello Road Antique Market. On Saturdays market stalls are constructed in the streets, and the permanent antique shops make way for even more dealers. With over 1200 antique dealers to choose from, you might want to set the entire day aside for shopping! Save the next day for the Sunday Bayswater Road outdoor art gallery. And if your weekend in Bayswater is rainy, try visiting the London Toy and Model Museum to see exhibits of toys.
Address: Bayswater, London W2, UK