Piccadilly to Covent Garden via Soho and China town (1.9 Km)

Updated: Sep 18

'In London, everyone is different, and that means anyone can fit in' - Paddington Bear. This short Photo run takes you through the various entertainment areas of the West End of London.

Set in the heart of Theatre-land, this route begins with the neon lights of Piccadilly Circus, heads up Shaftesbury Avenue with its many theatres, and then diverts first to Chinatown and then into Soho. It then heads into Seven Dials and down towards Covent Garden via Garric street and King Street. The final section heads towards the Royal Opera House before ending at Covent Garden.

Young Dancer by Enzo Plazzotta bU the Royal opera House Covent Garden
Young Dancer by Enzo Plazzotta
Start and Finish
Piccadilly Circus Station End at Covent Garden Station

The best time to do this photorun is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.


Route at a Glance Video.

This short video gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph.


These Visual Maps and guides provide you with the following:-
A video of the route at a glance/ sights you can see/360 virtual experience at key locations/history of the area/useful links and ideas of where to eat, drink and be merry!

360 Virtual tour of the West End Entertainment area. Click and you will be taken to an interactive map


Gallery of Sights

This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights you will see along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.

Guided Tour - These short videos provide an overview of the key sites by location

Sights Tour Guide

These four short videos give you a quick guided tour of some sights on this route.


A Brief History of the Area

These three history videos provide you with a history of the area and a history of entertainment in the west end of London.

This video gives you an overview of the history of London's Entertainment District.

Additional Information

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