Whether you live near Holborn or are planning a trip to the Holborn area of London, there are plenty of things to do in the local area to keep you occupied during your stay. And with plenty of excellent transport connections via either Holborn taxi or public transport, the rest of central London is a mere hop, skip and jump away, opening doors to all the central London attractions too.
Museums in Holborn
Holborn takes in part of the museum district of London, and there are some captivating museums to visit during your stay. Some of the best include:
• The British Museum: The world’s oldest museum and featuring ninety galleries spanning two and a half miles of space, you could spend a week looking around this fascinating museum and still not see it all!
• The London Transport Museum: Housed in a former flower market building, the London Transport Museum is dedicated to the history of transportation in the Capital. From double decker buses to the familiar London and Holborn cab companies, this museum gives a fascinating insight into the rise of transport in the city.
• The Sir John Soanes Museum: Featuring books, casts and models relating to the world of architecture, this is a varied and interesting museum with captivating exhibits and weekly guided tours.
Landmarks in Holborn
One of the major landmarks in this part of London is the building of the Royal Courts of Justice. The magnificent gothic building houses working courts that, to this day, still process some of the UK’s most serious civil, appeals and liable cases. Inside the building the sumptuous architecture continues through three miles of corridors and rooms, and the public are permitted to freely investigate the buildings 88 court rooms free of charge. Even if you aren’t planning to go inside, ask your Holborn taxi driver to make a detour to the site of the building just to marvel at the impressive architecture.
Entertainment in Holborn
Holborn is home to the Shaftesbury Theatre which has a rich history dating back over 100 years. With interesting and popular shows taking place every day of the year, including such hits as ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Hairspray’, Shaftesbury theatre is a popular choice for an evening out in the Holborn area. Take a Holborn cab from the tube or directly from your hotel to arrive in comfort and style at the venue.
Further afield in your Holborn taxi
Taking a Holborn cab into the centre of London is a great way to get to your destination quickly and efficiently, without the hassle of underground congestion and long walks. Holborn taxi and minicab drivers will normally have a good understanding of the local topography, so when you need to get to a meeting or attraction on time and in comfort, taking a Holborn cab is your best bet.