London - A walk around fashionable Notting Hill

London - A walk around fashionable Notting Hill

This event is in the past.

  • Churhill Arms
Hosted by the Cambridge Society of London
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 6.00pm BST to Monday, 14 October 2019 - 8.00pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

This event is for Cambridge Society of London members only. If you are not currently a member, please visit to learn more and to join.

Take a walk around Notting Hill, the west London urban village known for Hugh Grant, Portobello Road antiques market and Carnival. Explore the origins of the area (with piggeries and potteries), then admire its beautiful 19th century terraced houses and secluded private gardens built in elegant sweeping crescents, some painted in lovely pastel ice cream colours. Soak up the atmosphere of vibrant Portobello Road, famous for its antique and vintage boutiques and busy street market. Meet some of its famous residents, the hippies and bohemians who have shaped its character and explore its role as a popular film set!

Meet: at 17:45 for a 6pm start, in front of Holland Park tube station on Holland Park Avenue

End: approx. 20:00 on Westbourne Park Rd (5 mins walk from Ladbroke Grove tube station)

Post-tour drinks: at The Elgin (on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park Rd)

Booking information

If you would like to attend this event, please book online using the link below.


Holland Park Tube Station
Holland Park Anvenue
W11 3RB
United Kingdom