Find Beatrix Potter characters in West Brompton
Leafy and peaceful, West Brompton is a largely residential area of west London between Earl’s Court, Chelsea and Fulham.
Its best-known landmark is Brompton Cemetery, regarded as one of the finest Victorian cemeteries in the country, with its magnificent basilica and rows of gravestones. It’s thought that Beatrix Potter, who lived Nearby, took the names of some of her most famous animal characters from tombstones in the cemetery.
Enjoy the thrill of the big match
Home to Premier League giants Chelsea, Stamford Bridge is within walking distance of West Brompton. Whether you’re a Blues fan or here to cheer on the away team, there’s nothing quite like the heady atmosphere of match day.
You’re also close to Fulham’s home ground Craven Cottage. Set on the edge of leafy Bishop’s Park next to the Thames, it has a proud sporting history, having hosted football games since the late 1800s.
Check out the local music scene
West Brompton is home to legendary bohemian restaurant and live music venue The Troubadour. It’s played host to some of the world’s greatest artists in its time, from Sammy Davis Jnr to Jimi Hendrix.
Another fantastic place for live gigs in the area is Hammersmith Apollo, now known as the Eventim Apollo. See everyone from Harry Styles to Erasure.
Looking for accommodation in West Brompton? Travelodge London Fulham Hotel is right on your doorstep. To the south of the river is Travelodge London Battersea Hotel.