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Maida Vale and surrounding areas

Wide tree-lined avenues, communal gardens and red-brick mansion blocks..

"There's lots of change along Kilburn High Road that's exciting to see!"

John Wybar

"Little Venice's canals add to the charm of the area - it really is like being in Italy!"

Giorgio Romani

"I love walking around Bayswater and looking at the elegant Georgian architecture."

Rebecca Boon

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Where do Maida Vale and surrounding areas locals go?

The Warrington Hotel

As well as the original décor and the friendly atmosphere, the beer is good too.


Megan's do the best salads and cakes - a great addition to St John's Wood High Street!

Little Bay

Serving European food, this delightful little restaurant has an early bird menu too.

Westbourne Gardens

Springtime is beautiful in one of London's many garden squares!

Clifton Greens

Really good quality organic produce at very reasonable prices!


A great Italian deli on Shirland Road.

The Cocoa Exchange

Handmade chocolates in sumptuous surroundings, this shop is the perfect place to pick up a special sweet treat for chocolate lovers.

Abbey Road

It's great to watch The Beatles fans recreate their album cover on Abbey Road!

Puppet Theatre Barge

The loveliest puppet shows for children on a moored barge in Little Venice.

Queen's Park Farmers' Market

In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.

Waterside Cafe

A charming cafe inside a boat on the Paddington Branch of the Regent's Canal.

Gelato Mio

The best Italian Gelato in NW8!

Lord's Cricket Ground

A summer's afternoon watching the cricket at Lord's is hard to beat!

Little Venice's Canals

Picturesque walks and barge spotting along the waterways....

The Salusbury Winestore

Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Maida Vale, St John's Wood, South Hampstead, Westbourne Park, Swiss Cottage, Paddington, Queen's Park, Bayswater, Brondesbury and Notting Hill

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Toddler Yoga

St Johns Wood and Maida Vale
YOGA BEAR KIDS YOGA for ages 2.5 -5 years.Weekly sessions in Maida Vale St. Johns Wood or at the comfort at your home and nursery. Website

Blossom Kidz Creche

Blossom Kidz
Professional, flexible, short-notice creche. The Saturday daytime provision is perfect if you need to run some errands, do some shopping or even treat yourself to some me-time while the evening creche is great for shift workers or for that ever elusive date night. With different themes every week and a wide variety of activities, kids won't even notice you're gone! Website

MCC Cricket Academy Coaching Little Legends 3-4 years

Lord's Cricket Ground,
The fun 45-minute sessions are carried out weekly over the 10 to 12 weeks of each academic term or five mornings during Easter Holidays. The courses give youngsters a basic introduction to the movement and skills needed for cricket and other sports. Website

Blossom Kidz: Stay and Play

Abacus Ark Nursery
Blossom Kidz introduces a fresh and unique childcare concept for children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old. Operates over the weekends on a flexible and pay-as-you-go, by-hour basis in Maida Vale and provides a high-quality learning and playing environment for children. Blossom Kidz stay and play enables parents or carers to take their kids to the amazing play and learning environment to get out of the house. Blossom Kidz aims to assist parents while they work over the weekend, catch up on their to-do list, meet with friends over coffee/dinner or just have some free time at the end of a hectic week. They strive to provide a stimulating environment for your children to blossom in their social skills, creativity and self-confidence through participation in educational and fun activities planned by qualified staff. Website

Mummyfit - Outdoor Class

Paddington Recreation Ground
Mummyyfit is a fantastic way to get back into shape in the fresh air after the birth of your baby. With an emphasis on fun, safe and effective workouts the classes also provide an opportunity to meet other mums in your area. Consisting of fat burning cardio, pilates, yoga and circuit training, Website

Maida Vale Children's Centre

Maida Vale Children’s Centre
The center provides a wide range of activities including 'drop-in' play opportunities for children under five years old and their parents or carers. Health Visitors provide useful advice and run activities for babies, young children and their parents. Website

Toddler World

Little Venice Sports Centre
Toddlers World has now launched at Little Venice Sports Centre - a new activity group for little ones to learn, explore and have fun. Little ones will be able to enjoy soft play, inflatables, ladders, slides and a variety of other elements that will develop balance, coordination and social skills. Website
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