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“british museum”(87 reviews)
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“lovely square”(7 reviews)
Square located in Bloomsbury central London, with easy access to nearby attractions like the British Museum, Covent Garden and Oxford Street for shopping.
Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH, England
+44 20 7974 1693
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Reviewed yesterday

Just sit in the square or dine in the wonderful Italian family run Caffe Tropea, and watch the world go by ...

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst in London for the weekend, we spent a bit of time in here watching the world go by. Plenty of benches to sit on. Café there although we didn't try it. We were struck with the peaceful nature of the place, despite the world...More

Thank Boddies
Reviewed 3 days ago

attractive park that seemed like a nice place of relaxation. Between the fountains and the well groomed bushes, it provided a great green oasis in the city. Very close to London Museum- provides a place to rest after walking the museum.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely afternoon with my granddaughter in these gardens. She loved the fountains as did so many other children that day. Everyone friendly. Truly multicultural!

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to sit and relax especially on a hot day with plenty of benches.we took a picnic and plenty of bins to put rubbish in.

Thank mrslindawalton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us stayed at Pickwick Hall Hostel. It met our needs as you don't spend that much time in your room. Washer and dryer available. One room with four beds and a bathroom, beds were comfy clean. It was close to British Museum. Lots...More

Thank mejay2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Russell Square is a nice little park in Camden, London. It’s close to the Russell Square Station so it’s easily accessible. There are often lots of picnickers and there is also a cute little fountain in the square. It’s a nice place to walk...More

Thank Delaney W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent some time here during the summer. Nicely kept gardens. Plenty of room on the grasses areas to sit and enjoy the British summer. Cafe Tropea is located in one corner, and they serve excellent food and drink at reasonable prices.

Thank JamesK1975
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This beautiful park is in the heart of the city, beautiful views and a lovely spot to eat/ think and take it the surroundings. Quite a few pigeons there so a heads up for people who are not keen on flying birds

Thank Samantha Jane M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Sitting looking at plane trees, sort of listening in to various conversations and watching the pigeons - drinking the finest coffee, and eating food lovingly prepared by the Italian family who run it. It’s a stone’s throw from the British Museaum to the south, or...More

Thank Moyra J
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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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I use TFL (transport for london) website for my journey planner in London please google it and you can plan your journey hope this help
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Response from Gakeitse | Reviewed this property |
While the Gatwick Express is the fastest and most direct way of getting to Victoria, it's also the most expensive. But stopping trains run regularly via Gatwick to Victoria so it might be worth getting a (return if... More