Bloomsbury

russell square

This Greet will include a visit to the fascinating Bloomsbury area. It was developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries and became a fashionable residential area. It is notable for its garden squares, literary connections, and numerous cultural, educational and health care institutions. The walk will cover Russell and Brunswick Squares, including the British Museum, the University area, Gordon and Tavistock Square, and the Brunswick Centre.

Mike Eden's Russell Square Greet

Mike Eden’s Russell Square Greet

Area of London: Central

Neighbourhoods covered: Bloomsbury

Themes: History

Specific areas of interest: Georgian architecture, London squares, Museums, Victorian architecture

Languages: English