Things to do near Thistle Bloomsbury Park, London

Find yourself in the heart of London’s fascinating university district of Bloomsbury. You’re just a short walk from the British Museum, Holborn, Covent Garden and Oxford Street. This the ideal location to explore the best of London, from shopping and museums, to local squares including Russell Square and Bloomsbury Square. See the latest smash hit productions in Theatreland or choose from a rich variety of restaurants that cater for every taste. You’re ideally placed for tube links across the whole of central London and close to the mainline station of Kings Cross St. Pancras, which is a destination in itself, with restaurants, shops and of course home to Eurostar, your link to a day trip in Paris!

Arts & Culture

  • Theatreland - 0.7 Miles

    London’s theatre district is easily reachable from the hotel via tube, bus or taxi. Theatres are found mainly in the area of Leicester Square and Covent Garden.

  • Charles Dickens Museum - 0.5 Miles

    Bring the pages of Dickens timeless classics to life. Explore this amazing collection of Charles Dickens life work including paintings, rare editions, manuscripts and original furniture.

Local Attractions

  • London Zoo - 8.6 Miles

    One of the oldest and best-loved zoos in the country, London Zoo is located at the top of Regents Park. It is home to many kinds of wildlife and has an impressive aquarium, too.

  • All Stars Lane Bowling - 0.1 Miles

    Step back in time when bowling was at its best at this retro destination. Lively music, 50’s interiors and classic cocktails make this a bowling alley with a boutique difference.


  • Regents Park - 2.0 Miles

    Regents Park is just a 15 minute bus ride from the Hotel located northbound. It is one of London's Royal Parks which also contains London Zoo which can be found at the far side of the park towards Camden Town.


  • Covent Garden - 1.6 Miles

    This former fruit and vegetable market between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane, is now a popular shopping and tourist site, where you will also find the Royal Opera House, the Theatre Royal, and the London Transport Museum.

  • Camden Market - 1.9 Miles

    London’s most popular open-air market with stalls, shops, pubs and restaurants. Camden Market is located within Camden Town and is also a known hang out for lively and trendy pubs & bars.

  • Westfield, Stratford Centre - 7.7 Miles

    You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 300 stores offering the latest fashion, health and beauty and much more. Expect pure entertainment with a state of the art cinema, a luxury bowling alley and an exciting selection of restaurants.

  • Portobello Market - 5.8 Miles

    Portobello Market in West London is one of the most famous street markets in the world. Portobello Road goes straight through the heart of Notting Hill, the trendy area of London made famous by the film.

Tourist Spot

  • Buckingham Palace - 1.9 Miles

    The official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch, “Buck House”, as it is often referred to, is located in the City of Westminster, and is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality.

  • Houses of Parliament - 1.5 Miles

    Order! Order! See where live politics is debated daily. This stunning gothic revival building on the banks of the River Thames is a must see landmark attraction. Otherwise known as the Palace of Westminster, it’s also home to the iconic London landmark, Big Ben.

  • Central London - 0.9 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

  • Tower of London - 1.7 Miles

    Building of this historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames was begun by William the Conqueror in 1068. It stands today as a testament to intrigue, treason, empire, ritual, mystery, horror and untold wealth. A fascinating place, which must be seen to be believed.

  • Westminster Abbey - 1.6 Miles

    Explore the iconic Abbey that witnessed the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Experience the regal history of thousands of years at Westminster Abbey, the coronation church since 1066.

  • Greenwich - 8.4 Miles

    Explore historic Greenwich, a World Heritage Site and home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Meridian Line. Famous landmarks include the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and Sir Christopher Wren’s Old Royal Naval College.

  • Tower Bridge - 3.4 Miles

    It took eight years and 432 construction workers to build Tower Bridge. Enjoy stunning views of London from the high level walkways and continue your journey to the Victorian Engine Rooms and learn about the inner workings of the most famous bridge in the world.

  • The West End - 3569.5 Miles

    The West End is at the heart of Central London. See what’s on in Theatreland, the films screened in Leicester Square or explore Covent Garden. Must see shopping destinations include, Oxford Street, Regents Street and Bond Street.

  • London - 0.9 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

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