Best attractions within walking distance of the M by Montcalm


London is absolutely packed full of things to do, whether you’re an overseas visitor, a group of students staying for a couple of days or a family group celebrating a birthday. With a population of almost 9 million to keep happy, the vast variety of attractions is understandable.

Having said this, we know that distance is a big factor for many of our guests. London has a huge area of 1,572km2, and you might simply want to know what the best attractions are within walking distance of the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London so you can spend less time travelling and more time enjoying the splendour of our luxury rooms in Shoreditch. If this sounds like you, then read on for our guide to the best attractions London has to offer right on your doorstep.

Victoria Miro

16 Wharf Rd, London N1 7RW

Are you a fan of modern contemporary art? If so, what better place to visit than Victoria Miro? As well as having the additional benefit of being nearby to your luxury rooms in Shoreditch, Victoria Miro’s London gallery is one of the largest commercial spaces in London dedicated to the very latest in emerging artists from across the globe.

Victoria Miro’s journey began with a single gallery in Mayfair back in 1985; what followed was an expansion that’s seen her create multiple venues in Venice and London whilst retaining the same, simple ethos that she embarked with over 30 years ago. This mission is to promote and nurture the best artistic talent from the up-and-coming generations around the world.


Barbican Centre

Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS

Staying at our M by Montcalm Shoreditch London means you’ll be staying a short walk away from one of the greatest arts venues in the world: Barbican Centre. This iconic institution is London’s premier location for film, theatre, dance, concerts, contemporary art events and more. There’s also fantastic libraries to explore and a unique exotic plants conservatory which is open every Sunday to add to the plethora of things you can see and do here. If you head under Barbican Bridge you’ll find some stunning artwork from the legendary street artist Banksy too!

Club Aquarium

256-260 Old St, London EC1V 9DD

If you’re looking for a unique experience when night falls, then Club Aquarium is the place for you. It’s likely you’ve never been to a nightclub like this before; Club Aquarium has its own indoor swimming pool for you to enjoy a cocktail in, as well as a huge dance floor.

You’ll find a rich selection of drinks here; the large main bar caters for all the time-honoured staples, whilst a smaller cocktail bar fires out creative combinations for those with a sweet tooth. As well as offering a larger variety of drinks, having two bars also means you’ll spend less time queuing and more time partying. What’s not to like? Bonus – you can walk back to your room at the end of the night.