The British Library is the UK’s national library and is based in Euston. It offers its visitors exhibition galleries, events, films, musical performances and poetry readings. Its collections currently include more than 150 million items making it one of the largest libraries in the world. The buildings impressive size warrants a guided tour around its cavernous spaces which you can book for a small fee. Whilst in the area why not indulge your literary interests further. Pay a visit to the nearby Charles Dickens Museum or head over to Kings Cross Station for a photo opportunity at Harry Potter's Platform 9 ¾!