Shoreditch Park is a stunning open space located in the London Borough of Hackney. While the park itself is a great space for enjoying a day out in rain or shine, there’s also plenty of other things to see in the local area. Here’s our pick of the must-see places to visit near Shoreditch Park.
Visit Rough Trade Records
Music lovers will be delighted to find this London mainstay right on their doorstep. Since 1976, Rough Trade Records have been purveyors of Punk – and more than 40 years later, the brand’s stores still champion originality and creativity in music, literature and technology. As a creative melting pot, it doesn’t get much better than this – and the East London store is the company’s flagship, so expect an extra-special experience when you stop in during your visit to the M by Montcalm Shoreditch.
See Hoxton Square
If you’re after another chilled out green space near Shoreditch Park, then pay a visit to Hoxton Square. This garden square is one of the oldest of its kind in all of London, and was once considered as the hub of Hoxton’s own artistic scene. Many of the surrounding buildings date from the Victorian era, and the square itself was first planned out in 1683. As a fashionable neighbourhood, the population soon sprang up around it – and today Hoxton Square still welcomes locals and visitors staying in rooms in Shoreditch alike, eager to enjoy people watching, picnics, and the relative peacefulness of this space.
Check out Columbia Road Flower Market
People with a flair for great floristry will love heading to the Columbia Road Flower Market, one of the best events of its kind. Open every Sunday throughout the year, no matter the weather, the market sees the streets transformed into one enormous floral wonderland – with all of it available to purchase. You’ll find flowers from all around the globe here, and there’s also plenty of independent shops, restaurants and cafes dotted around to provide a meal or refreshments during your shopping excursion while staying at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch.
Enjoy Some Famous Street Art
Shoreditch is famous for street art, so if you’re seeking a more urban experience close to Shoreditch Park, you’re in luck! A number of street art tours will take you on a journey through the area’s most significant street art, seen through the eyes of a well-informed local. Some very well known street artists (and some very talented lesser known artists, too!) have left their mark on Shoreditch’s urban spaces, so there’ll be plenty for you to learn during your visit!
Explore Old Spitalfields Market
London does enjoy a good market, and Old Spitalfields Market has everything from places to try the latest food and drink to an eclectic selection of shops and stalls and special events. There’s always something happening here, with the finest fresh produce and flowers and especially – all close to Shoreditch Park.