Bloomsbury has the highest concentration of grassy squares in the world with the likes of Tavistock Square and Russell Square within a few minutes walk. Throw in a few museums and some notable publishing sites and there is plenty for a fantastic day out.
KICK OFF AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Start your day with an hour at the British Museum. If museums aren't your number one idea of fun then stick to the 1 hour guide and see the Rosetta Stone. Parthenon figures and an Egyptian Mummy. Click here for the entire guide. For a longer stay why not have a look the three hour guide here.
The British Museum | Tottenham Ct Rd, Holborn or Russell Square | Free
bloomsbury literature tramble
From the museum head back to Holborn station for the start of a walk through the ages, following in the footsteps of famous literary figures of Bloomsbury.
The Tramble will take you through Bedford, Gordon and Tavistock Squares before ending up at Russell Street Station, conveniently next to Russell Square for a rest.
If literature isn't your thing there are several other Trambles in the area for you to enjoy.
head to pollock's toy museum
After relaxing in Russell Square why not continue the museum tour with a trip to Pollock's Toy Museum on Scala Street near Goodge Street. It was an inspiration for the likes of David Bowie in his heyday and stills stands on the site it moved to in the 1960's. If quirky parts of London take your fancy then this is a place to visit.
Pollock's Toy Museum | Goodge Street | £6
There are so many fantastic places to eat and drink around Bloomsbury and beyond. Enjoy where ever the rest of the evening takes you.