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Paddington Railway StationThe most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three spans supported by wrought iron arches and cast iron columns with a fourth section added in a similar style at a later date. A statue of designer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who collaborated with Matthew Digby Wyatt on the plans, sits rather regally on the station concourse. But, although Brunel's impressive arch is still in the piece de resistance, Paddington has come a long way since its early days with a multi-million pound makeover creating an airport-style complex. It is, of course, also the spiritual home of lovable children's book character Paddington Bear, who was found sitting on his suitcase at the station with a note saying "Please look after this Bear. Thank you".

Regular trains leave Paddington for destinations in the Southwest including Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The Heathrow Express departs every 15 minutes, starting at 5.10am daily with the last train at 11.25pm. Journey time is approximately 15 minutes or 21 minutes to Terminal 5. For Terminal 4, there's a free shuttle train from Heathrow Central (Terminals 1, 2 and 3) and customers should allow up to 30 minutes for their journey from Paddington. Tickets can be purchased at the station or on board the train.

 

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Hilton London Paddington Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £105  34% off
Praed street, W2 | 2 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Originally built in 1854 - and thoroughly modernised in 2002 and again in 2012 - the Hilton London Paddington is a grand Victorian hotel that's certainly ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Indigo London Paddington
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £96  21% off
16 London Street, W2 | 4 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Bright carpets, coloured glass and funky décor help create a warm welcome at this brand new hotel three minutes walk from Paddington - a useful transport ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 Westbourne Terrace, W2 | 4 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Oozing sophistication this mid-19th-century townhouse strikes a traditional English tone.Furnished with Georgian and Victorian furniture,every bedroom is decorated with meticulous attention to detail.Beaudesert four-poster beds and ... More
 
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2.4 miles from Paddington Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.5 miles from Paddington Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.9 miles from Paddington Railway Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.4 miles from Paddington Railway Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 16 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 29 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th Sep & 21st Sep, 28th Sep and 4th Oct & 5th Oct 2019 - Various Times
Paddington Railway Station, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 8 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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The Insect Circus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st Sep & 22nd Sep, 28th Sep & 29th Sep and 5th Oct & 6th Oct 2019 - Various Times
Paddington Railway Station, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 8 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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Puppet Theatre Barge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 8 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ... More
 
 
 
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 12 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
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The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 15 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Central
London > Attractions >
1A Sheldon Square, W2 | 3 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big ... More
 
 
 
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Merchant Square
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W2 | 5 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways, Merchant Square is home to shops, restaurants and businesses as ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Central
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Sheldon Square, Paddington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big businesses - ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's, The Queens Building
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London W2 | 9 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Funny to think that Heal's a furniture brand that's synonymous with quality and cutting edge design, first started out as bed-makers in 1810. The respected brand ... More
 
 
 
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The Porchester Spa
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
The Porchester Centre, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Original Art Deco spa and treatment centre. A decidedly more relaxing London experience, Porchester Spa isn’t a homogenous treatment centre that could be located anywhere in the ... More
 
 
 
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Kindare
London > Shopping > Clothing
Connaught Street, W2 | 10 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Offering customised luxury clothing for men and women, worn by the likes of Christina Ricci, HRH Princess Beatrice and Kate Hudson , Kindare on Connaught ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Paddington Station, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Paddington Railway Station
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Heist Bank
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
5 North Wharf Road, W2 | 1 minute from Paddington Railway Station
Heist Bank, a relaxed day to night restaurant specialising in wood-fired pizza, beer and fresh flowers is the second opening from the people ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
63 Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 17 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 22 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 25 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Floating Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Merchant Square, Paddington, W2 | 5 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Park Stables
London > Leisure > Activities
63 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 8 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Hop on a steed and trot your way through one of London's most central parks, courtesy of those lovely equestrian types at Hyde Park Stables. The ... More
 
 
 
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QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl has been ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Exchange
London > Nightlife > Pubs
26 Sale Place, W2 | 6 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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The Green Man
London > Nightlife > Pubs
308 Edgware Road, W2 | 7 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Taking previously run down neighbourhood pubs and preserving them by adding backpacker hostels to the upper floors, PubLove operates six leased pubs across London. The ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 7 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
 
 
 
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Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 12 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Dog House
London > Nightlife > Bars
62 Seymour Street , W1H | 14 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Located beneath Italian restaurant Bernardi's . The Dog House is a playful basement cocktail bar that serves classic and modern Italian cocktails as well as Negroni, ... More
 
 
 
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Sisu
London > Nightlife > Bars
535 Oxford Street, W1C | 17 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
A rooftop where you can get Negronis on tap in Scandinavian-inspired surrounds, Sisu takes over the fourth floor spot overlooking Oxford Street where Notch popped ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 20 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 21 minutes from Paddington Railway Station
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Serpentine Pavilion 2019: Junya Ishigami
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Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2019 

Michael Werner Gallery 19 minutes walk from Paddington Railway Station

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Youth Without God by Christopher Hampton
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Coronet Theatre 22 minutes walk from Paddington Railway Station

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