Things to do for the Perfect Day in King’s Cross
As one of the most famous cities in the world, it’s no surprise that London is full of things to do! Huge tourist attractions, local hot spots, and plenty of hidden treasures – London has them all.
Attractions Near King’s Cross
If you’re visiting the city we definitely recommend checking out King’s Cross, and to show you why we’ve put together a bunch of spots you should check out while you’re here.
Platform 9 ¾
If you’re a Harry Potter fan looking for things to do in Kings Cross, heading to Platform 9 ¾ is a must! Located in King’s Cross railway station it’s so easy to get to as well – just hop off your train and walk around the station until you spot it, or ask a member of staff to guide you there. The spot itself has the iconic Platform 9 ¾ sign and a luggage trolley going into the wall so you can get a great Harry Potter themed photo.
The British Library
Holding over 170 million different items, The British Library is a treasure trove of incredible literary documents. With texts from all over the world, it’s amazing to wander around and see what you can find! Try and spot original pages from Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebook, Mozart’s musical diary, or Beatles lyrics handwritten by the musicians themselves.
Take a little time out and stop by Granary Square. With seating and the relaxing noise of fountains, it’s the perfect spot to have a quick break, eat a snack, and plan the next part of your day. The dancing fountains, too, make the site well worth a visit – even if you don’t need a break! Just be sure to download the Granary Squirt app before you go so you can control over 1,000 jets in the fountains, making them leap, jump, and change colour.
Feeling hungry? Head to Canopy Market if you’re around on a weekend for a great street-food experience and choose from a ton of tasty dishes! From pies to seafood, it has a bunch of great food options to suit a lot of tastes There are also plenty of artisan designers there too, so if you’re looking for things to do in Kings Cross this should definitely be on your list.
VR Escape Rooms and VR experiences
London is definitely known for its rainy weather, so if you happen to be around on a rainy day why not head down to Omescape? We have a variety of VR escape rooms and VR shooting experiences that are great for people of all ages. From zombie apocalypses to steampunk dystopias, there’s something for everyone. You’ll be able to get out of miserable weather and immerse yourself in adrenaline-filled experience that’s a whole lot of fun!