Covent Garden is located in the London Borough of Westminster and the London Borough of Camden and is a cosy neighbour to the similarly lively areas of Soho and the West End.

Being lively isn’t anything new to Covent Garden, with the Anglo Saxons partying here back in 7AD. Thankfully the pubs have had a refurb since then, although it is true that some of the street performers still have the same act.

Covent Garden is a natural tourist magnet, a thriving shopping destination and cultural experience, and is always buzzing with energy around the famous central piazza. The piazza originally housed the old market, and its regal stone pillars and beautifully carved pediments are a lovely contrast to the neon glitz of Leicester Square just minutes away.

One of the remarkable things about Covent Garden, says Keiron McGill, Sales Manager at Frank Harris & Company, is that although it has a constant stream of visitors and is always buzzing, it never actually feels hectic. Even on the craziest of busy, sunny weekends, you can find a sense of serenity about the place. Maybe that’s partly due to the ever-present street performers reminding passers-by not to take life too seriously.

Performance is what Covent Garden is renowned for. The many surrounding theatres, including the stunning Royal Opera House and award-winning Donmar Warehouse, with previous Artistic Directors including Sam Mendes, ensure that Covent Garden is a prominent and thriving cultural destination. Whatever your interest in performance art, this is where you’ll find it, from the finest opera and ballet to theatre and musicals, or even just a performer on a unicycle wearing boxing gloves and juggling apples.

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Lindsey House, 30 New Compton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H

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