Why stay in Kings Cross?
Kings Cross is known as an inner metropolis area of London, located close to Marylebone, Euston and Holborn. Situated 2.5 miles north of Charing Cross, the northern part of the area is being transformed into a magnificent and vibrant new city quarter. With new cultural venues, restaurants, bars and pubs, offices, shopping destinations and homes, you have a lot to do and explore in Kings Cross. The historic buildings in the district are being restored to complement the modern architecture. The buildings are built within a framework of new squares, streets and parks. When you plan to take a visit or live in the area, you will discover the amazing wonders and beauty of Kings Cross.
Clarendon’s top tips for Kings Cross
Going to and from the district is easy because of our Euston King’s Cross serviced apartment proximity to the Kings Cross railway station. Designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened in 1852, the railway station has been making it easier for locals and tourists to go from Kings Cross to any other parts of London and vice versa. On the other hand, the St Pancras railway station lies to the west. Both of these railway stations have contributed to the growing economy of Kings Cross.
If you are planning to visit or live in Kings Cross, there are new array of residential properties to choose from. There are new homes and serviced apartments in Kings Cross its surrounding area.
Entertainment & Shopping in Kings Cross
When in Kings Cross, there are countless places and tourist spots you can explore in the district and the area surrounding it. One of them is Camden Town Hall. It has become a famous place in Kings Cross because it is a popular venue choice for civil partnerships and marriages in London. Another wonderful place to visit is the local nature reserve known as the Camley Street Natural Park, which sits in the middle of the district. If you are interested in the history of London’s canals, the London Canal Museum is the place you should go to. This waterside museum is easy to reach.
You’ll never get bored when you are in Kings Cross. For a year-round programme of events, exhibitions and more, the House of Illustration is popular among locals and tourists. On the other hand, if you want art, music, dialogue and food in one place, take a trip to the Kings Place. Here, you’ll experience world-class galleries, bars and cafes, concert halls and many more. If you are a Charles Dickens fan, the Charles Dickens Museum in Kings Cross houses some of the greatest collection related to the great social campaigner and novelist.
Other fantastic places to discover in Kings Cross include Guildhall Art Gallery, Gagosian Gallery, British Postal Museum and Archive, Gasholder No. 8 and Royal Mail Mount Pleasant Sorting Office.
If you want to experience endless shopping opportunities, feel free to go to the Canopy Market. It is the newest home for independent music-makers, designers and sellers. The market offers a wide selection of the best food traders in London. With creative workshops, serious sounds, sumptuous hot food and unique designs, you will have a lot of wonderful options to choose from.
If you are into street food, King’s Boulevard is the place to be. It features some of the best street food in London. For fresh produce, crafts and arts, head your way to The Cally Market. On the other hand, if you are looking for organic and local food products, the best place to go is the Sourced Market located in the heart of St Pancras Station. For household goods, clothing, fruits and vegetables, and fabric, the Chalton Street Market is a great option for you.