Name: British Library Location: Kings Cross, London, : one of the few places to work that is completely free! Bring your own coffee and settle down with hundreds of other students, freelancers and entrepreneurs that use this high ceilinged work space. The seats with power outlets are at a premium to come early, but the business and innovation centre has comfortable desks and tends to be quiet so that's a good option if you're fully charged.
Oxford, EnglandConsidering the school’s long list of world-changing alumni—including 26 British prime ministers, 50 Nobel Prize winners, and such creative minds as Oscar Wilde and William Morris—it would be difficult not to feel inspired studying in these halls. Meticulously paneled rooms add to the weighty sense of history while offering a sense of envelopment that counters outside distractions.
19 British Places All Book Lovers Must Visit Oxford has bred some of the greatest literary minds of the modern era. Authors such as C.S. Lewis, Oscar Wilde, W.H. Auden, William Golden, and Lewis Carroll have studied or lectured at the university, and there’s a spectacular library worth visiting as well.