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Go by the book at the British Library

The UK's national library has a wealth of knowledge to offer - it is in fact the largest library in the world, in terms of the number of cataloged books and other print materials in its collection. For this reason, it's visited by almost two million people per year, and remains crucial to a great number of institutions and individuals.

Broaden your horizons

Within walking distance of the British Library are several intriguing museums, including the Wellcome Collection, the Charles Dickens Museum, The Foundling Museum and - slightly further afield but still within a mile - The British Museum. For visitors with enquiring minds, this part of London is just perfect.

Explore the capital

The British Library is right next door to King's Cross and St Pancras stations - meaning not only is it easy to reach from outside the country, it's also well connected with the rest of London. All its sights and sounds are within easy reach, whether you wish to take in a West End show, embark on an epic sightseeing tour, or simply sample one of the city's many outstanding restaurants.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near The British Library? Travelodge London Central Kings Cross Hotel is practically adjecent, while Travelodge London Farringdon Hotel is within walking distance and offers even better value. Travelodge London Central Euston Hotel is also recommended.