Covering the educational and literary area of Bloomsbury in Central London, the WC1 postcode area is located to the north of Holborn and is home to some major London attractions and landmarks including Russell Square, Tavistock Square, and the British Museum. Bloomsbury is well-known for its literary connections having once been the home of Virginia Woolf and appears in several of the best-selling Charles Dickens novels. In addition, Bloomsbury is also known for its educational institutions and is the home of several excellent educational institutions including the main library of the University of London, and University College London.
Things to Do and Entertainment in WC1:
The houses to rent in WC1 are located in a quieter area of London that is ideal for anybody who doesn’t want to live too close to the big crowds, but with excellent transport links to other areas of the capital. There are several entertainment venues and theatres located nearby including Scala which can be found inside the old King’s Cross Cinema. The Dominion Theatre, Shaftesbury Theatre, Cochrane Theatre and Bloomsbury Theatre are also in this area offering some of the best entertainment. For a night with a difference head to the Pizza Express Jazz Club or check out the latest contemporary dance performances at The Place.
Attractions, Sights and Landmarks in WC1:
Properties to rent in WC1 are located close to some of the best museums in London, including the iconic and world-famous British Museum that is home to some seven million exhibits from cultures and countries around the world throughout history. The museum is free to enter and would take months if not years to completely explore. The area is also home to the British Library, where you can find a copy of every publication from the UK and Ireland. Other notable museums here include the Charles Dickens Museum, the Wellcome Collection, the Cartoon Museum and the Pollock’s Toy Museum.
Dining and Restaurants in WC1:
Apartments to rent in WC1 are surrounded by a diverse range of excellent restaurants to choose from, with chain restaurants and interesting independent eateries to choose from. Whether you are looking for Asian and Indian cuisine, Spanish favourites or British pub classics, there’s a huge selection of different dishes and cuisines to choose from nearby. One of the best vegetarian restaurants in London, Vanilla Black is located in the WC1 postcode area offering a range of delicious plant-based dishes.
Leisure in WC1:
There’s something for everybody to do in their leisure time close to flats to rent in WC1. You can choose from a range of excellent fitness centres and gyms in the area, including Fitness First, Centrepoint Gym and Cannons Health Club and Spa. For a fun time with friends or family, check out All Star Lanes where you can find bowling alleys, arcades and more. Learn to dance at the London Contemporary Dance School, or head to Shaker Cocktail Classes for masterclasses in learning how to make your favourite drink combinations.
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