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South Bank is a beautiful riverside stretch in the heart of London featuring the Coca-Cola London Eye, SEA LIFE London Aquarium, Imperial War Museum London, Southbank Centre, National Theatre, top hotels, shopping, dining and more. Located walking...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge | south to St George's Circus, London SE1, England
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All reviews national theatre london eye royal festival hall street performers christmas market tower bridge southbank centre globe theatre book market jubilee gardens lovely walk walk along the river big ben food market london aquarium hms belfast waterloo station
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wa trip too see circus 1903 at midday new year day lovely theatre nice seats we were in stalls at back all right for adults children not so good I would try front for them there are plenty of boxes on sides if you want...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChristineLangton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked along the south bank of the river and it was beautiful. You can view many of the landmarks that London is well know from here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank perpetual_wanderer77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice walk along the Thames from Southbank towards Lambeth. The Christmas market at London Bridge City has a great mix of food and drink. Well worth visiting at this time of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JandNMc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central part of London, with a distinct feel. Very nice spot for celebrating Christmas, with various shops, bars, restaurants. Great view of London.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vatel2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited yesterday with my boyfriend and was a little disappointed. The lodge and stalls based around it are very busy. The que's for food was busy and they only take cash - which we found out at the service desk after waiting forever!! The ladies...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BiancaD15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a real pleasure walking along the South Bank. We have done this in previous visits to London, but on this occasion we took our time and stopped often to just take it all in. It was beautiful. There are numerous sights you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

A lot of money has been pumped into the South Bank over the last 10 years. It is now very civilized. With new restaurants and shops popping up every few months. Great views. Great hotels. Convenient. Central.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 14 December 2018

When in London we usually walk through Trafalgar Square and alongside Charing Cross station. This time we took a side road down to the water and saw a different perspective of South Bank. Walking along the Hungerford Bridge to the east with views of St...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 249williamm
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I love walking along the South Bank. In addition to being by the river and seeing great views of St Paul's and London, I enjoy being among a variety of people walking, skateboarding, or playing music along the wide walkway. I especially like getting off...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GiuliettainUK
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I have often walked the riverside walk along Bankside at all times of the year whilst travelling between London Bridge railway station and Blackfriars, it is quite an enjoyable trip with much to see. Starting in Pickford’s Lane, one can marvel at the reconstruction of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stewart C
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Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National
Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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4 December 2015|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of hotels nearby and lots of separate public parking. Rather than fight the London traffic I would do what someone else has suggested: stay out of town (not necessarily as far away as Colliers Wood) and take... More
1 October 2015|
Response from danielmK2722RW | Reviewed this property |
There is free WiFi that is better near the eye and there's one in the southbank centre, also McDonald's and neds has WiFi, I think there's more but these are the ones that come to mind