A nice green space in the midst of the traffic. I like it better than nearby Bloomsbury Square because there are more trees, although the traffic is noisier. Lots of people sit on the grass and benches to eat lunch on a sunny day. Grabbing a takeaway lunch and eating here on the cheap is a nice solution to escaping the overpriced restaurants for tourists in the area. A short walk from the...more
I recently found myself with a few hours to kill near Euston in the baking heat and I noticed Russell Square surrounded by lush trees. Heading into the park area you will find lots of grassy areas, a beautiful fountain in the middle and a café on one side. There are park benches dotted around but, on a warm sunny day, they are hard to come by. I opted for sitting on my cardigan on the grass to...more
A beautiful little park to get away from all the hustle and bustle of our wonderful, but crowded, city! A great spot to while away a few sunny hours with friends, champagne and a picnic like we did yesterday! It was actually sunny so we figured what's the point on saving the champagne for longer. Sun in London is as good a reason as any, isn't it?
Great little park to hang out in on a sunny day! It's nice, grassy, and not too crowded. My classmates and I had a little picnic in Russell Square and although alcohol is not allowed, we got away with it and didn't get our heads cut off by any authority. There was also a guy all by his lonesome obviously smoking something illegal and he didn't seem to get in trouble either.
There are a ton...more
If you're a bit on the perv-y side and enjoy staring at women's thongs hanging out of their trendily low-rising jeans, then you'll definitely want to hit up Russell Square on a sunny day near lunchtime. Seriously.
If you're not, you'll still probably enjoy Russell Square on a sunny day. There's a cafe at the North corner (that I've never actually been to, because I assume it's rather...more