Things to do near Thistle Euston, London

Situated centrally and at the terminus of major national rail lines, the hotel is in easy reach of countless attractions and places of interest. Located just off the main Euston Road and within a stone’s throw of a number of underground stations, it is ideal for shoppers, theatre-goers, tourists and intellectuals alike.

Arts & Culture

  • New London Theatre - 1.5 Miles

    Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it one of the West End's newest theatres. It is currently showing War Horse.

  • The Dominion Theatre - 0.9 Miles

    A huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals and is currently showing We Will Rock You. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a packed night here noise levels are like those at a rock concert.

  • The Cartoon Museum - 1.1 Miles

    A recent and vibrant addition to London's museum-come-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of politicians to rare originals, children’s comics, this is a place to reminisce childhood and controversies.

  • The British Museum - 1.0 Miles

    Over seven millions objects from all over the world are housed in this impressive museum of human history and culture. Founded in 1753, displays ranging from prehistoric to modern times were based on the collections of scientist, Sir Hans Sloane.

  • Wellcome Collection - 0.3 Miles

    Is a free visitor destination for the incurably curious, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. Visitors can enjoy contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections and, the world-renowned Wellcome Library.

  • Grant Museum of Zoology - 0.4 Miles

    Is the only remaining university zoological museum in London. It houses around 67,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom. Many of the species are now endangered or extinct including the Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine, the Quagga and the Dodo.

  • Pollocks Toy Museum - 0.6 Miles

    Takes its name from Benjamin Pollock, the last of the Victorian Toy Theatre printers. Set up by Marguerite Fawdry who bought up the stock of Benjamin Pollock Ltd., after trying to buy one small item for her son’s toy theatre.

  • Sherlock Holmes Museum - 1.6 Miles

    The literary sleuth and Doctor John H. Watson lived at 221b Baker Street, which is now protected by the government due to its "special architectural and historical interest". The first floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully maintained for posterity as it was kept in.

  • Sir John Soane's Museum - 1.5 Miles

    Based in the former home of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane. It holds many drawings and models of his projects and the collections of paintings, drawings and antiquities that he assembled.

Local Attractions

  • Legoland - 35.6 Miles

    If you love Lego, this is a must see amusement park, where creativity meets fun! From Pirate Falls to Viking River Splash, the tiny awe-inspiring Miniland, plus a new Star Wars Experience. There’s so much to discover, build your day into something unforgettable.

  • London Zoo - 9.4 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.

Parks

  • Regents Park - 1.0 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.

  • St. James Gardens - 5.5 Miles

    Opened in 1788 as the new burial ground for St. James' Piccadilly and closed to burials in the mid-nineteenth century and opened as a public garden in 1887. Now run by Camden Council, it shows little evidence of its former use.

  • Primrose Hill - 2.0 Miles

    The hill has a clear view of central London to the south-east, as well as Belsize Park and Hampstead to the north. It is one of the most exclusive and expensive residential areas in London and is home to many notable residents.

  • Russell Square Gardens - 0.9 Miles

    A large garden square in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden. It is near the University of London's main buildings and the British Museum. To the north is Woburn Place and to the south-east is Southampton Row.

Shopping

  • Covent Garden - 2.1 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 - 0.9 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.

Tourist Spot

  • Madame Tussauds - 1.5 Miles

    Located on Marylebone Road, this popular tourist destination is only a 15 minutes’ walk from the Hotel. Famous for its re-creation of celebrities and famous people in wax.

  • British Library - 0.7 Miles

    The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and is one of the world's largest research libraries, holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats; books, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, patents, databases, maps, stamps, prints, drawings and much more.

  • Windsor Castle - 32.6 Miles

    The oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and The Queen's favourite weekend home. Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and for its architecture.

  • Buckingham Palace - 2.0 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.

  • Central London - 2.0 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

  • London - 2.0 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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