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7 of London’s Prettiest Streets You’ll Fall In Love With

These cute London streets are a breath of fresh air during the gloomy days in London!

Okay, we all know how bad the London weather can be sometimes. However, did you know that actually it only rains for about 106 days a year in London? That’s less than half of the year, which is not too bad at all! Despite the rainy and cloudy days, there is still so much to do and see in London. One of the things that can definitely make your day is exploring the cute streets of London. I had looked up a few different guides on it and decided to make my own scavenger hunt for London’s prettiest streets! And I was most definitely not disappointed.

 Chalcot Square

While looking at my find to find Chalcot Crescent (below), I was pleasantly surprised to see Chalcot Square. This pretty street is located near Primrose Hill at NW1, the nearest tube station is Chalk Farm. I would really like to know how much the rent is in that place and in all the pretty London streets I went to, but I think I am too scared to look it up and shatter my dreams that I could maybe (just maybe!) move into one of these houses one day.

Chalcot Crescent

There was a Fantastic Removals truck on this street, someone was most definitely moving out. I was on the verge of heading in and asking: “WHY?!” 😀 I wonder what on Earth would make people move out! But even though this unique crescent-like street has gorgeous houses, my favorite house was not here (not that I would ever refuse to live here for a bit!), it was on….

Lancaster Road (W11)

And here is my favorite future (maybe!) house! It’s the first one from right to left. Yes, it is purple. And yes, I <3 it! But the green one looks so unique, though. Decisions, decisions! 😀

Be very careful if you’d like to visit Lancaster Road in London (and maybe! me), as this is not the only road in the city named this way. I actually went to the other one first (so about 1 and a half hours total worth of trip), and was a bit disappointed when I found out I was in the completely wrong place 😀 So be careful and make sure to go to W11 1QJ! The nearest tube station here is Ladbroke Grove, so that should help avoid any confusion.

Heath Street

Imagine this street in the 70s or 80s – with retro cars all around , perhaps a jazz musician on the corner and a light cigar smell in the air <3 Pure perfection, isn’t it? Nearest tube station is Hampstead and the postcode is NW3 6TE.

Bywater Street

This street was such a cute gem! Very close to the main road and very short, Bywater Street is a dream <3 Find it at SW3 4XD, with nearest tube station – Sloane Square.

Holland Park Mews

I walked all the way from one end of this street to the other. Twice. It is fascinating! Generally, the London Mews (not related to cats, I promise 😀 ) are small narrow pretty streets and offer the quietest time you can spend in London! It is believed that they are called “mews” for the Kings’ Mews where Richard II kept his royal hawks during moulting time. Basically, “mews” comes from “moulting”. This was interesting as I visited these little streets in the autumn, so I guess they were moulting too 😀

Find this pretty street at W11 3SU, nearest tube station is Holland Park.

Bathurst Mews

When walking around the London mews, you’ll find so many pretty streets. Just make sure to walk slowly, look around and enjoy them! I almost missed this pretty street while looking at my GPS! Go down to Lancaster Gate tube station at W2 2SB to find Bathurst mews!

Do you have a favorite of all the pretty streets I’ve shown you? Which one would you like to live in? Leave a comment below and let me know!

If London’s weather is not as good for a walk around London’s prettiest streets, you might want to spend your day exploring London’s most amazing museums! Check out Minute by Minute Traveller’s post about London museums you won’t want to miss <3

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  1. Pavel

    colorful 🙂

    January 6, 2018 Reply
  2. omnivagant

    Oh I never knew the streets of London could be this wonderful. I will definitely have to pay all of them a visit next time I am in London!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
    • Rosie Kerrigan

      Hehe I didn’t either before my last visit to London!! They are so lovely and unique <3

      February 3, 2018
  3. Caroline

    Omg I am so in love with these streets! Definitely saving this for next time I’m going to London would love to go see them!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
    • Rosie Kerrigan

      Thank you so much, Caroline! They are definitely worth seeing, I just hope the weather is nice when you visit, so you can see them in their full beauty <3

      February 3, 2018
  4. unaveronicavagante

    Colourfully beautiful!
    I’ve never been to London, but I’ll keep this post – I believe it would be extremely helpful!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  5. Cat

    I used to live in London and I didn’t even know all of these! Love the look of Chalcot Square, need to re-visit 🙂

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  6. Sarah Shumate

    They’re all beautiful, but I’m definitely partial to mews streets. I love that last one so much! This post made me miss living in London so, so much!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  7. Carmelatte

    Awww thank you for sharing! The last one is soo cute <3

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  8. Frankie

    So glad someone (you!) finally put a post like this together… Though it really made me miss London! Frankie x

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  9. Hazel

    I think it’s easy to forget how beautiful London can be and to take it for granted, thank you for this colourful reminder!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  10. thatanxioustraveller

    I don’t live far from London, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen any of these! I think I’m going to have to try my own London scavenger hunt! Thanks for sharing!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  11. Kaylene Chadwell

    I definitely need to check out these streets on my next trip to London! I love all of the vibrant-colored ones! Gorgeous!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  12. Ana -

    So beautiful and colorful… and so much more than just Notting Hill.

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  13. mccaullme

    I never would have thought that these colorful buildings would be in London! Thanks for educating me, they’re beautiful and LOVE when different cities do this. It adds so much joy to each place!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  14. Nina

    I love the Mews streets so much! When I’m back in the spring they’ll look much nicer than the did 2 weeks ago…can’t wait! I’m making a note of your list of 7 pretty streets cause your pics are great! Thanks.

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  15. StephanieM

    I love London! And while I’ve been to a few of these, your photos make me want to return and explore the rest. Honestly, who doesn’t love pastel coloured buildings?!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  16. SamiM Adventures

    These are all stunning but the mews with all the plants looks like my fav!!!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  17. Annette Duvdevani

    Great hidden gems! I’ve been in the Bathurst Mews – it’s so charming. I will look up the others next time I’m in London.

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  18. TheWickedSoul

    Omg these clicks are just straight out of a magazine. what camera and edit did you use? Is it VSCO? and do you use same tones to all the clicks? would love to know

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  19. earthsmagicalplaces

    ahhh heath street looks so unique and beautiful.. But then again don’t they all!! When can I move in? (although I’d hate the know the surely crazy prices of the houses)!! 🙂

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  20. Chasing Krista

    OMG these streets! this makes me want to move to London right now! Definitely saving this so me and my camera can come visit soon!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  21. broganab

    Great choice! I live in London and didn’t know a couple of them. Guess where I’ll be going next weekend! 😉

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  22. Megan Indoe

    Yup, you’re right! I want to go to all of these! I was in London for much too short of a time 10 years ago and have dreamt of going back! I had no idea these colorful little streets existed! Thanks!!!

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  23. Morgan

    I absolutely love London! Great post to inspire outside of the box sightseeing. Plus these little streets are so great to brighten up a rainy London day 😍

    February 3, 2018 Reply
  24. Anisa

    I don’t think I have been to any of these! Pinning so that I can check them out next time I’m in London

    February 4, 2018 Reply
  25. Viola

    Wow! I’m a total sucker for anything colorful or pastel. This really makes me want to go to London! Definitely saving this. Thank you!

    February 4, 2018 Reply
  26. Mary Paul

    So happy and cheerful. Can’t wait to check these out next time I’m in town.

    February 4, 2018 Reply
  27. Ashley

    I’m planning my first trip to London in the fall, I’ll have to check some of these out!

    February 4, 2018 Reply
  28. lexieanimetravel

    I’ve never been to London yet, thanks to this one you inspire me more to visit it soon. Just pinned these lovely streets. I’ll surely go here.

    February 4, 2018 Reply
  29. sandykul

    WOW I love your photography! Thanks for sharing <3

    February 6, 2018 Reply

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