What's around Great Ormond Street Hospital?
There's lots to do around Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Trips to the cinema, museums and parks are just minutes away. In the video below, GOSH patient Dominique talks through the things to do near the hospital.
and discover what you can do with your child if you're able to get away from the ward.
Here are just a few things you might like to do during your stay:
The local area has plenty of eating places, particularly around Lamb's Conduit Street, Marchmont Street and in the Brunswick Shopping Centre. For suggestions about places to eat in the local area, please ask at the Pals office by the main reception.
There is a large play area about five minutes’ walk from the hospital called Coram’s Fields. There is lots of play equipment there, activities during school holidays and even farm animals. The play space includes an innovative sensory garden and carousel, and is designed for enjoyment by all children. The area is completely wheelchair accessible and suitable for all children to play together.
GOSH is regularly offered free or reduced price tickets to plays and other attractions in London. There is an independent cinema in the nearby Brunswick Centre. For more information, please ask at the Pals office by main reception.
There are a number of parks near the hospital, including Russell Square, Queen's Square and Brunswick Square Gardens.
There are many museums in London, but the most local one to the hospital is the British Museum, located on Great Russell Street, WC1B.