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London Bloomsbury

London Bloomsbury is about 2 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. Bloomsbury is a fashionable residential area of central London south of Camden. It is known for its gardened squares and literary connections, particularly the Bloomsbury group. (Photo right: Cartoon Museum. For details see attractions below). If you are flying to/from London, Heathrow airport is about 30 miles from Bloomsbury. Your nearest mainline rail link to Bloomsbury is King's Cross station. Bloomsbury is about 1 mile from Victoria Coach station. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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  • Russell Square, London, WC1N 1LJ. Piccadilly line.
  • Euston Square Station, Euston Road, London, NW1 2BN. Circle, Hammersmith, Metropolitan lines.
  • Tottenham Court Road Station, Oxford Street, LONDON, W1R 1RF. Central / Northern (Charing Cross Branch) line.
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Station, Euston Road, LONDON, N1 9AL. Victoria / Piccadilly / Northern (Bank branch) / Hammersmith & City / Circle / Metropolitan line.
  • Goodge Street Station, 75 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 2HF. Northern (Charing Cross branch) line.
  • London Euston, Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2RT.
  • King's Cross/St Pancras, London Kings Cross, London, N1 9AP.

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Attractions The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT. Tel: 020 7692 4000 . Providing information, inspiration and a vital link between products, technology and design.

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Attractions Pollock’s Toy Museum, 1 Scala Street, London, W1T 2HL. Tel: 020 7636 3452. Named after Benjamin Pollock, a famous printer of toy theatres at the turn of the century, Pollock’s Toy Museum opened in 1956 and is dedicated to the traditional English toy theatre. Toy theatre (or paper theatre) was most popular in the 1800s, and consists of paper or wooden theatres, some with an extraordinary level of detail, allowing children to stage their own productions at home, usually with cut-out sheets of figures for the scenery, props and various characters in the play. About 400 yards from Bloomsbury. Gain free entry to Pollock’s Toy Museum – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Pollock’s Toy Museum

Attractions Trades Union Congress, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS. Tel: 020 7636 4030.

Attractions The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX. Tel: 0207-405-2127. The Charles Dickens Museum in London is the world's most important collection of material relating to the great Victorian novelist and social commentator.

Attractions Thomas Coram Foundation for Children, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ. Tel: 020 7278 2424.

Attractions The Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH. Tel: 020 7388 8822.

Attractions Cochrane Theatre, 48, Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AP. Tel: 020 7269 1606.

Attractions Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AQ.

Attractions The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tel: 020 7323 8000.

Attractions Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, 53 Gordon Square, Camden, London, WC1H. Tel: 020 7387 3909.

Attractions Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP .


Attractions Holborn library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8PA. Tel: 020-7974 6345. In Holborn, south of Bloomsbury.

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Attractions Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH. Tel: 020 7580 8155. This highly entertaining London tourist attraction covers the history and development of British cartoons from the 18th Century to the present day. In Bloomsbury. Gain free entry to Cartoon Museum – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Cartoon Museum


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Also see Buckinghamshire Attractions Hertfordshire Attractions Essex Attractions Berkshire Attractions Surrey Attractions Kent Attractions. Also Kings Cross hotels Euston hotels St Pancras hotels & Holborn hotels.


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