50 metres from Russell Square Tube station with direct connection to Heathrow Airport Walking distance to Kings Cross, Euston and St Pancras (Eurostar terminal) station
The British Museum houses a collection of human history and culture in London. Its collections are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents; illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. It was established in 1753, largely based on the collections of Sir Hans Sloane. The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montague House in Bloomsbury, on the site of the current museum building.
The redevelopment of St. Pancras International is the incredible £800 million architectural restoration and extension of a unique London landmark. When the station first opened in 1868 William Barlow's train shed was a spectacular feat of Victorian engineering and held the world record for the largest enclosed space for many years.
Part of the West End district of London, England, where many theatres can be found.
Explore the wonders of this Historic Royal Palace, and the stories behind the 1000 years of its history. Discover for yourself some of the Tower's sights and stories, including the Crown Jewels protected by the Beefeaters.
The O2 is a large entertainment venue on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, including an indoor arena, a music club, a Cineworld cinema, an exhibition space, piazzas, bars and restaurants. It was built within the former Millenium Dome, a large dome-shaped building built to house an exhibition celebrating the turn of the third millenium; as such, The Dome remains a name in common usage for the venue.
Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British Monarch. Originally known as Buckingham House, the building which forms the core of today's palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703. During the 19th century it was enlarged forming three wings around a central courtyard. The last major structural additions were made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, the palace chapel was destroyed by a German bomb in World War II.
The museum is home to life and earth science speciments comprising some 70 million items within five main collections: Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology. The Natural History Museum Library contains extensive books, journals, manuscripts, and artwork collections linked to the work and research of the scientific departments. Access to the library is by appointment only.
St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral on Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, and is the seat of the Bishop of London. The present building dates from the 17th century and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. At 365 feet (111m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962, and its Dome is also among the highest in the world. Climb the Dome to enjoy an amazing view over the City of London.
Designed by Foster and Partners and Populous, it includes a partially retractable roof. A signature feature of the stadium, following on from the old Wembley's distictive Twin Towers, is the 134 metres (440 ft) high Wembley Arch. With a span of 317 metres (1,040 ft), this steel arch is the longest single span roof structure in the world. The stadium was built by Australian firm Multiplex at a cost of £798 million.
The City of London is a small area within Greater London, UK. It is the historic core of London around which the modern conurbation grew and has held city status since time immemorial. The City's boundaries have remained almost unchanged since the Middle Ages, and it is now only a tiny part of the metropolis on London, though remains a notable part of the metropolis of London, though remains a notable part of Central London.