Useful information for your visit to Kings Cross Station
Whether you are arriving into or departing from Kings Cross Station, here are some useful trips that will help make your journey run smoothly.
1. Getting there
Kings Cross Station is conveniently located on the Circle, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria Tube lines, making it an ideal transport interchange if you want to get around London easily.
The station has all the amenities you would expect, including public toilets, waiting rooms, left luggage lockers and plenty of shops and restaurants should you need to buy anything ahead of your journey.
3. Harry Potter
Even if you are not travelling from Kings Cross, it is worth visiting the station to see where the Harry Potter movies were filmed. This is where the famous Platform 9 3⁄4 is supposed to be located in the series of books and films and you can even have your photo taken pushing a trolley which is half-way through the wall of the station.
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Best things to do near Kings Cross Station
Should you decide to stay in one of the hotels near Kings Cross, you can take advantage of the many visitor attractions in this part of London.
1. British Museum
The British Museum, home to one of the finest collections of ancient artefacts in the world, is only a short walk from Kings Cross Station. Highlights include the Elgin Marbles, from the Parthenon in Athens and the Rosetta Stone, which helped Egyptologists to translate hieroglyphics.
2. Regent's Park
Take a stroll around Regent's Park, one of the largest public parks in London. Kids will love visiting London Zoo, housed within the park, or you can spend a relaxing hour enjoying the boating lake.
3. Charles Dickens Museum
If you are a fan of the works of Victorian author Charles Dickens, then a visit to his former home, now a museum, is a must. The museum features many of his personal effects, as well as original manuscripts relating to his well-loved novels.
4. Cartoon Museum
An art gallery with a difference, the Cartoon Museum in Holborn is dedicated to the fine art of cartooning and comic art, from the 18th century until the present day.
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