Located in west London, Maida Vale offers quiet streets, unique architecture and a wide variety of locally owned shops, bars and restaurants making it the perfect inner-city retreat. The neighbourhood's prettiness is prized, with white stucco houses and bright canal barges. Often referred to as Little Venice due to its extensive networks of serene canals, it is the waterways that provide the flavour of this quaint pocket of the city. You can explore the 5 beautiful walkways which run along the Little Venice Canal, or catch a relaxing narrowboat tour through the calm still waters. Other attractions to visit in the area include Lords Cricket Ground and the world-famous Abbey Road Studios.