The W1 postcode area is known as West One or the West End, covering the areas of Marylebone, Mayfair, and Soho. It is divided into fourteen different subsections with a different letter on the end of each one. The W1J area covers Piccadilly Circus, while W1G is home to the medical specialists of Harley Street. Some of the most prized addresses in the capital can be found in the W1 postcode area including properties to rent on Regent Street and Oxford Street or the luxurious Mayfair apartments to rent in W1. Thanks to Soho and Chinatown, some of the best restaurants, shops, and nightlife can be found here.
Entertainment and Things to Do in W1:
Soho and the West End are well-known for being some of the best areas for entertainment in London, so this is definitely the best area of the city to be if you are looking for a huge range of fun things to do. You can find several of the best theatres in London here including Leicester Square Theatre, the Soho Theatre, Sondheim Theatre and the Prince Edward Theatre. The area is also home to several awesome independent cinemas including some of the best cinemas in the country at Leicester Square that regularly roll out the red carpets for film premieres.
Sightseeing, Attractions and Landmarks in W1:
Houses to rent in W1 are close to some of London’s most famous attractions, sights and landmarks including the world-famous British Museum, which is free to enter and home to millions of cultural and historic exhibits from around the world. The massive museum would take months to fully explore and is certainly one of the top things to do in the area. Along with the British Museum, the area also boasts several further unique and interesting museums including the fun and interesting Cartoon Museum. Galleries including the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery and the Wellcome Collection are also located nearby.
Restaurants and Dining in W1:
There are plenty of great options to choose from when it comes to dining out near flats to rent in W1. One of the best and most popular restaurants in this area is The Wolseley, which is inspired by some of the best French Brasseries in Paris and offers a delicious menu. Yauatcha Soho is the place to be if you want authentic, delicious dim sum served in a minimalistic and modern environment, while one of the most famous seafood restaurants in London, J Sheekey, is also located here.
Leisure in W1:
Finding things to do in your leisure time in W1 is easy, with a lot of diverse and interesting things to take part in. Nearby you can find several clubs, groups and classes for a huge range of activities including krav maga, dance, yoga and more. Relaxation is easy here with various excellent spas in the area where you can spend the day unwinding or indulging in luxurious treatments, including the classical Roman themed Spa Illuminata.
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