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Tavistock Square

London, England
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Quiet spot

Great spot for us when we first arrived in London to await our hotel check in time. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TMM818
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Bunbury, Australia
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Pleasant gardens with the theme of peace and reconciliation

Created in the early 19th century as part of the development of the Bedford estate, it is one of... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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Square located in Bloomsbury, central London, with easy access to nearby attractions like the British Museum, Covent Garden and Oxford Street for shopping.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great spot for us when we first arrived in London to await our hotel check in time. Beautiful gardens. Saw our first squirrel trying to steal someone’s picnic :)

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Created in the early 19th century as part of the development of the Bedford estate, it is one of the smaller squares that run through the estate and, in part perhaps because it was the site of terrorist bombings in July 2005, it has taken...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Located opposite the offices of the British Medical Association this is a lovely little park land and a good spot to stop off and do a little people watching. This was also adjacent to the site of one of four of the London terrorist attacks...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure and privilege to visit Tavistovk square gardens many times whilst I came to visit my daughter who stayed st Connaught Hall. As i am very fond of walking I enjoyed the peace,calmness of the place. The different statues and memorial signposts...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Tavistock Square is a public square facing the Tavistock Hotel in Bloomsbury, London. We visited it a couple of times during our stay, and had a lovely time, with the lively squirrels and the plump and fat pigeons. Paid our respect to the statue of...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Basically fine, but more of a rectangle than a square. I'd go back, but only if they changed the name.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Staff were lovely and very friendly on check in, booked 2 rooms and one room had a plumbing issue ( told them it wasn't an issue and waited in the twin room). When we got to the family room, at first glance it looked fine,...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

A lovely park to sit back and relax, watch the squirrels and enjoy a coffee from the Starbucks across the road. The central statue of Gandhi is a perfect centrepiece and is often surrounded by flowers.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I love Tavistock Square! It's probably not high on most tourist agendas, which may be why I had the place virtually to myself. Gorgeous autumn colours as a backdrop to frisky squirrels scurrying up and down trees and through fallen leaves. Lovely refuge in the...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were exploring on foot, the area of inner London around the British Museum. This was one of the parts of London with which we were not familiar despite having visited the city several times. By chance, we happened upon Tavistock Square. this pleasant park...More

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Nearby
Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
...More
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