Enjoy a luxurious holiday residence in Bloomsbury, one of London’s most extravagant districts
Bloomsbury is a high class area located in the Central London and provides an impressive mixture of Victorian streets and iconic squares and parks. Bloomsbury is jointly known as both a business district and a home of academics and as such, presents a sharp and refined appearance that will leave you feeling both impressed and inspired. A holiday home in Bloomsbury provides you with both convenience of location and extravagant surroundings and it is hardly a surprise that this is an immensely popular choice for the wealthiest clientele.
Many of Britain’s top academics and literary figures have resided in Bloomsbury, from John Maynard Keynes, to Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf making Bloomsbury an a cosmopolitan and distinctive area full of blue plaques. Numerous academic and medical institutions also line the streets of Bloomsbury such as Great Ormond street Hospital, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and SOAS University, marking it as a distinguished an exciting area which is permanently pushing academia and medicine further forward. As a result of its status as a lace of innovation, the area is filled with beautifully preserved classic architecture from the Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian periods, making it an area which will leave a lasting impression on you. On Thursdays, the London Farmers’ Market is highly recommended and offers the chance to try food from all over the globe and more traditional British food too. Bloomsbury is also close to Islington if you like street food and independent food establishments.
Due to its status as a home of business, academia and medicine, the area is home to many important museums. If you would like to see the most current exhibitions on global history, the British Museum offers almost anything imaginable, with the special exhibitions held every season always bringing in even more specialist artefacts and research lovingly compiled by the curators in a manner that is both interactive and informative. For a more specialist experience on Egyptian and archaeological history, the Petrie Museum is a renowned collection to explore. While children will undoubtedly enjoy the British Museum, Pollock’s Toy Museum offers an intimate insight into the development of children’s toys in the past 3 centuries and is guaranteed to capture their imagination. Literary fans will love the Dickens Museum and easily accessible on the tube via Old Spitalfields Market, Dennis Severs’ House offers a glimpse into centuries gone by, providing visitors with a so-called “Still Life Drama” of different periods, a truly fascinating and unique exhibition.
Located nearby is the famous Regent’s Park, a grand open space to sun-bathe in the summer or even take a trip onto the boating lake as well. Around the corner is the famous Madame Tussaud’s where visitors can view waxwork sculptures of celebrities and royal figures and pose for endless pictures. Bloomsbury also borders the popular areas of Covent Garden, Temple and Camden, meaning that you can easily visit places too should you wish to go out at night or do some shopping. However, Bloomsbury itself is also home to some exquisite diners. There are authentic pubs with friendly owners here and more upmarket European diners to boot, leaving no stone unturned in Bloomsbury. Thanks to its status as a business district, Bloomsbury is served by the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Northern line around the various tube stations in this cosy area, making it as well connected as its residents. Bloomsbury will offer a distinguished and unique experience and makes an ideal choice for those deeply interested in culture, business or wanting to shop.