Bloomsbury, Gray’s Inn, Soho, Holborn
With so many open spaces, relatively car-free enclaves and intriguing attractions this is a place to savour.
| No other central postcode can be as rewarding for those prepared to invest a little time, with secret corners lying close to world-famous attractions. Split between Bloomsbury in the west and St. Pancras in the east a few chunks of Clerkenwell and Finsbury. |
The western half of WC1 is Bloomsbury. Its grid pattern shows the planned development of the district but above ground academia has taken over vast tracts of territory.
London WC1's essentially square shape the main roads around it (Euston Road to the north, Tottenham Court Road to the west, New Oxford Street/High Holborn to the south and Gray's Inn Road to the east).
Euston Road has the great railway termini of Euston , King's Cross and St. Pancras . To the east, in Clerkenwell, is the commuters' station of Farringdon (Thameslink)
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