Getting about near Great Russell Street

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Navigating the winding and sometimes confusing streets of London can be difficult for many visitors to the English capital, but travellers can always be sure there is plenty to see and do around every corner.

Running from Tottenham Court road in the west to Southampton Row in the east, Great Russell Street in Bloomsbury, Camden is one such destination, with a wealth of local attractions to enjoy.

Four Underground Tube Stations can be found in the vicinity of Great Russell Street, meaning travellers should be easily able to find their way here from anywhere in the city. These are:

Tottenham Court Road (Northern line)
Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines)
Russell Square (Piccadilly line)
Goodge Street (Northern Line)

Individuals wishing to explore the local area will find plenty to do in the vicinity of Great Russell Street, with the British Museum one of the most stunning and standout attractions of the local area.

Open daily from 10am until 5.30pm and until 8.30pm on Fridays, the museum houses some of the nation’s finest antiquities, with exhibitions and explorations of some of the most ancient cultures from around the world.

The British Museum is free to enter and is itself a grade I-listed property, meaning both its contents and the grand building are attractions not to be missed.

Bloomsbury Square Gardens could also be a perfect local getaway for visitors to the area in need of some greenery and nature.

The gardens can be found at the easterly end of Great Russell Street and offer stunning views and an escape from the urban surroundings so predominant in the majority of the capital.

It is also London’s oldest existing public square, having been laid out in 1665.

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