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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 yesterday via mobile

This is one of many great squares in London. This is nice with a row of houses along the west side. Th park is mostly grass with a statue in the middle.

1  Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tavistock Square is a public square in Bloomsbury built in the early 19th century on land originally belong to the Dukes of Bedford. Most of a garden than a square, the square is mostly gras and trees with walkways like you would find in any...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Pouring down with rain outside, deceided to take cover and have a coffee, after being charged £2.95 you would expect the place to be clean, well I went to the toilet, seat was wet no sanitizer, bin was overflowing tissue on the floor, dryer so...More

Thank Yvonne291172
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This green space provides quiet and a place for reflection on prominent figures and milestones in time. The centerpiece is a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Others include the Conscientious Objectors Stone (added 1994) and the cherry tree planted in memory of victims of the bombings...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely peaceful green space in the heart of London. Visited on business and went to the square to do some reading for work. Nice seat in the shade during the stifling heat wave.

Thank BrianFromStepps
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely little green space in the heart of this busy part of the city. There is a memorial close by to those who lost their lives or were injured in the horrific terrorist attack. A little bit of peace and quite and place to watch...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 16 May 2018 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

1  Thank Ian C
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

Thank northants90
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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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
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