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South Bank Attractions by category: Art Galleries (10), Attractions for Kids (7), Historic Buildings (6), Museums (4), Other Attractions (3), Boats (1), Boats and Bridges (1), Sights (1)

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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, South Bank, London EC3N | in South Bank
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
 
 
 
Benjamin Franklin House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
36 Craven Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
This Georgian terraced house was the London base of the great American statesman and key founder of the United States, Benjamin Franklin between 1757... More
 
 
 
Banqueting House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Whitehall, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
In its heyday Banqueting House (the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace) was the largest royal palace in Europe and continues to host many royal... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, South Bank, London EC3R | in South Bank
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for... More
 
 
 
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Big Ben
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret Street, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
Sir Charles Barry sought advice from Benjamin Lewis Vuillamy - clockmaker to the Queen - and Augustus Pugin when it came to designing the... More
 
 
 
Lambeth Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Lambeth Palace is one of the few medieval buildings left in London. It is also the last survivor of the great London seats of the... More
 
 
 
Queen's Chapel of the Savoy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Savoy Hill Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
This chapel is the last surviving building of a hospital for homeless people founded by Henry VII in 1512. Hidden behind the hotel down Savoy... More
 
 
 
Fishmongers' Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, South Bank, London EC4R | in South Bank
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Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Montague Close London Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
It was built by the Hays Wharf company during the Napoleonic wars as a three-storey warehouse, its distinctive Georgian industrial facade being added when it... More
 
 
 
Hay's Galleria
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hay's Lane, off Tooley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Hay's Galleria is a covered shopping centre but it's also so much more than that. Its riverside location hints at its original purpose back in... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, South Bank, London SW1P | in South Bank
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of... More
 
 
 
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive... More
 
 
 
St John's Church, Waterloo
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The church of St John's was built in 1824 to celebrate victory in the Napoleonic wars. In 1940, the church was firebombed, destroying much of... More
 
 
 
Westminster Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Houses of Parliament, South Bank, London SW1A0AA | in South Bank
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor.... More
 
 
 
Portcullis House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bridge Street, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
Portcullis House, home to 210 MPs, is Parliament's newest building - it was officially opened in February 2001. Its prominent positioning opposite Big Ben and... More
 
 
 
St George The Martyr, Southwark
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The church of St George the Martyr has strong associations with Charles Dickens, whose father was imprisoned for debt in the Marshalsea Prison. The surviving... More
 
 
 
Vintners' Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Upper Thames Street, South Bank, London EC4V | in South Bank
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Marshalsea Prison
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Little remains of the once famous Marshalsea Prison and all that is left can be seen on one side of a pathway leading to Southwark... More
 
 
 
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 New Globe Walk, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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St George's RC Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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Cocktails In The City
Cocktails In The City
Foodie Events | Until 4th April 2020 

The Vaults 2 minutes walk from South Bank

Gathering the world's finest barmen and mixologists, from the city's 5-star hotels to its hidden basement bars, Cocktails In The ...More

 
Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 13th September 2020 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Theatre | Until 14th April 2020 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's much loved books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production comes to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Soundpit
Soundpit
Kids Events | Until 19th April 2020 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 7 minutes walk from South Bank

An interactive musical instrument from artist Di Mainstone, with giant sandpits which are brought to life with graphics, sounds, and ...More

 
Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners 1919-1939
Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners 1919-1939
Exhibitions | Until 5th April 2020 

Garden Museum 8 minutes walk from South Bank

The Garden Museum explores the golden age of garden painting between two world wars with its new exhibition, Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners ...More

 
Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Exhibitions | Until 13th April 2020 

The Hayward Gallery 8 minutes walk from South Bank

This February, the Hayward Gallery presents Nevin Aladag's first UK solo show, Fanfare. Staged in the gallery's HENI Project Space, ...More

 
Among the Trees
Among the Trees
Exhibitions | Until 17th May 2020 

The Hayward Gallery 8 minutes walk from South Bank

From their verdant green leaves that magically morph into brilliant orange, yellow and red to their majestic trunks that soar ...More

 
Costume at the National Theatre
Costume at the National Theatre
Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2020 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

Featuring costumes from Follies and Antony and Cleopatra, Costume at the National Theatre shows just some of the exquisite outfits ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 9th April 2020 

National Theatre: Dorfman 9 minutes walk from South Bank

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to the world of Shakespeare arrives ...More

 
All of Us
All of Us
Theatre | Until 16th May 2020 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 9 minutes walk from South Bank

The debut play of writer and comedian Francesca Martinez, All of Us explores the daily obstacles that those who don't ...More

 

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