Bloomsbury, located in the London Borough of Camden, is known for its many garden squares, literary connections, hospitals and academic institutions. Bloomsbury has many garden squares that span across the entire area; a few of the most famous squares are Russell Square, Bloomsbury Square and Bedford Square. The area is also famous for the Bloomsbury group of artists who had lived in Bloomsbury, including Virginia Woolf.
The British Museum is located in Bloomsbury as well as the Foundling Museum, the Dickens Museum, the Petrie Museum and the Grant Museum of Zoology which is at the University College London. There are many notable churches in Bloomsbury including, St. George's Church, Church of Christ the King and St. Pancras New Church.
The West End of London is a term used to describe the areas west of Charing Cross in central London. The West End of London has the largest shopping district in Europe; it is also the entertainment center of the United Kingdom being the center of both the UK theatre and film industries. The best known areas found in the West End are Leicester Square and Covent Garden, two great locations for art and entertainment.
The railway stations connecting Bloomsbury and the West End to other areas of London are Charing Cross, Euston, and King's Cross - St. Pancras. St. Pancras is the home of the Eurostar trains that run from London to Paris and Brussels. The area also has access to many underground lines providing great access all round London.
Bloomsbury and the West End are perfectly located to enjoy London's entertainment districts and attractions. Pick a vacation rental in these neighborhoods to enjoy the advantages of Bloomsbury and the West End.
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Maiden Street and Southhampton Street
Clare Court and Judd Street
Villiers Street off the Strand
Shaftesbury Avenue near High Holborn
Coptic Street off Bloomsbury Street
Ridgemount Gardens off Gower Street
Sandwich Street between Hastings and Leigh Street
Great Russell Street & Museum Street