GUEST POST OVERVIEW: London is a big city with so much to see. But if you happen to find yourself near the Euston train station, Vlad has written up a handy-dandy guide of things to see in this new guest post.

Wherever you are traveling from in the UK, a trip into London is a tiring journey with youngsters. Most trains to destinations around Britain arrive and depart from London Euston, making a stay at a hotel near Euston a convenient base.

Your hotel near Euston is also handy for two of the main tube routes in the city, the Northern and Piccadilly lines. From outside your hotel near Euston, you will be able to reach key areas in London including Leicester Square, Tottenham Court Road and Waterloo. Euston is the perfect pivotal spot for exploring London with children. Within a mile of your hotel near Euston you will find Madame Tussauds, the West End and Regents Park.


Euston Station

Things to Do near Euston, London

Madame Tussauds is one of London’s most loved attractions. Get up close and personal with the wax work stars including David and Victoria Beckham, Kate Middleton and Lady Gaga. The attraction is continually updated with famous faces added frequently throughout the year; even if you have visited before, your children will love coming face to face with the likes of Spiderman, Rihanna and Cheryl Cole.

While you are in the area, be sure to take a stroll down Baker Street towards Regents Park. Home to Sherlock Holmes, Danger Mouse and Basil the Great Mouse Detective, this street will appeal to kids of all ages. The recent revival of Sherlock Holmes through both small and big screen adaptations will make his museum top of the itinerary for teenage fans.

The appropriately beautified house is complete with late 19th century furniture and Holmes memorabilia. Regents Park and Primrose Hill ‘offers a wide variety of activities, as well as an Open Air Theatre and London Zoo.’ Take a picnic and hire some deckchairs from the park for a lazy day in the centre of a bustling city. Book your hotel near Euston now to secure your preferred dates over the busy summer period.