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Tel code: 0207 | code search
Postcode: WC1/N1 | code search
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Famous Kings Cross Dates
Birthplace of:
Mary Shelley
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Green Man Presents Courtyard
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Arriva Hotel
"Good Points: Checkin desk personnel were helpful. Good location. Bad Points: We booked 2 rooms-My children's room- -problems-tv did not work so great nor did the shower-We did mention this to ..." More

Fairway Hotel
"Good Points: Very basic o.k. for a 1-2 night stay Bad Points: when useing the shower the water sprayed under the shower curtin and ran around the toilet making it very ..." More

Northumberland Kings Cross Hotel
"Good Points: Excellent staff at the reception with very good relationship. Bad Points: I would have prefered the hotel cleaner. General review: The hotel is a fair deal.

Date visited: 2009-09-01 ..." More

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King's Cross is casting off unhappy demons to emerge as one of central London's most vital and exciting areas. In Dickens' day, it was filled with poverty-ridden slums. In the early 1900s, it was industrial and busy but no less poor, and then its industry, unfortunately, spiralled into decline. By the 1980s, the name of King's Cross - an important tube and railway hub - was synonymous with prostitution, drugs and crime, although its residents upheld their traditional, friendly community spirit. Today, it's being extensively regenerated in tandem with the launch of St Pancras as London's grand Channel Tunnel Rail Link terminus in November 2007. Shiny new bars, restaurants and hotels have replaced the seedy pubs and dives of yesteryear, and thriving attractions such as the Gagosian art gallery, the Shaw Theatre and the red-brick British Library will be joined eventually by classical-music venues and national newspaper offices. The past is nevertheless celebrated in the magnificent Victorian gothic facade of St Pancras and in the London Canal Museum, which somehow links the story of ice cream to a network of waterways, primarily the local Regent's Canal. King's Cross also contains a lovely wildlife reserve at the Camley Street Natural Park.

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Camley Street Natural Park
London Canal Museum

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Belgrove Hotel *book online*
California Hotel *book online*
Clink Hostel *book online*
Jesmond Dene *book online*
Melville Hotel *book online*
Premier Inn London Kings Cross *book online*
Swinton Hotel *book online*
Travelodge London Kings Cross *book online*
Travelodge London Kings Cross Royal Scot *book online*
Wardonia Hotel *book online*

Charity

Help the Hospices
Scope

Club

The Elbow Room
The Ruby Lounge

Hostel

Clink Hostel
Journey's Kings Cross St Pancras

Pub and Bar

Fellow (The)

The Harrison

Restaurant

Fellow (The)
Rasa - Maricham

Solicitor

Frank Brazell & Partners

Taxi

Kings Cross Minibus Hire

Shops

L C L International Booksellers Ltd
Tony's Hemp Corner
Myddeltons
Rymans
Hempseed Organics

Places to Stay near Kings Cross

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Ifor Evans Hall (0.27 miles)

Ifor Evans Hall

Located in vibrant Camden Town, Ifor Evans Hall offers clean, budget bed and breakfast accommodation in single bedrooms. You will be housed in the newly refurbished The Lodge, while breakfast is served in the recently ... More | visit website

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Camden Studio Apartments (0.31 miles)

Camden Studio Apartments
Camden Apartments are situated close to Camden Town Tube Station. All rooms have a kitchenette available, with cooking facilities. All rooms are studio apartment which can be used for business or leisure. Key collection is ... More | visit website
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York & Albany (0.49 miles)

York & Albany
If name-dropping were a crime, York & Albany would be in trouble, with its John Nash-designed building, Russell Sage interiors and Gordon Ramsay’s culinary captaincy. The Regent’s Park location, fabulous food and stash of antiques ... More | visit website
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Corner House Hotel (0.61 miles)

Corner House Hotel

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Just moments away from the lights and buzz of Kentish town and the surrounding areas, this family-run hotel provides a great base from which to explore London. Located on the Camden Road, ... More

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New Market House (0.62 miles)

New Market House
The New Market House is a privately run Bed & Breakfast in Camden Town, North London, within easy reach of King’s Cross St Pancras and London St Pancras International Rail Stations. We offer guests a ... More | visit website
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Queens Hotel (0.94 miles)

Queens Hotel

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This budget style hotel offers the weary traveller a very comfortable and affordable location to explore London, without being in its busy centre. The hotel is located within 5 minutes ... More

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St Marks Apartments (0.95 miles)

St Marks Apartments

Situated just a short walk from Angel Station, these spacious studio, one and two-bedroom apartments are individually styled and come complete with a fully fitted kitchen, quality furnishings and other fittings. The building was converted ... More

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Charlies Hotel (1.00 miles)

Charlies Hotel

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Charlie's Hotel offers comfortable budget priced bed & breakfast accommodation in London. The hotel, an elegant Edwardian house built towards the end of the 19th Century, is located on the ... More

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Travelodge London Euston (1.04 miles)

The conveniently located Travelodge London Euston puts you in a fantastic position for discovering all the sights and sounds of the capital. Discover some of London's best loved attractions from this hotel located on Grafton ... More | visit website

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Schafer House (1.06 miles)

Schafer House

A few minutes' walk from the famous Regent's Park, Schafer House, opened in 1995, offers standard accommodation in flats of 5 single bedrooms. Each flat has a kitchen / dining room and a shower room ... More | visit website

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