Bloomsbury, LondonBloomsbury is an area of central London, in the Borough of Camden, named after early landowner William de Blemund who acquired the land in 1201.
The area contains some of London's finest parks and buildings, including the large and orderly garden at Russell Square, the smaller one at Bedford Square (built between 1775-1783), the main buildings of the University of London and one of its colleges, University College London, and the British Museum. The British Library is located on the edge of Bloomsbury, on the north side of Euston Road.
Bloomsbury is served by numerous tube stations: Euston, Euston Square, Goodge Street, Warren Street, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square and King's Cross St. Pancras. The mainline rail stations Euston, King's Cross and St. Pancras are all located on the northern edge of Bloomsbury. It is also home to the disused British Museum tube station.