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Southwark Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (7), Historic Buildings (5), Other Attractions (4), Attractions for Kids (2), Activities for Kids (1), Boats and Bridges (1), Parks and Gardens (1), Sights (1), Sightseeing Tours (1)

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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
Brunel Engine House - Subaqueous Tunnel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tunnel Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
This historic landmark was the first ever tunnel to be burrowed under a navigable river. Digging began in 1825 under Marc Brunel. He invented... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Olav's Church, Albion Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
The Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission is well known in Rotherhithe, especially among the Norwegian community who it serves with a busy programme of worship... More
 
 
 
St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Marychurch Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
An early 18th century church, with memorials and other items from the maritime history of the area. A statue commemorating the voyage of The Mayflower... More
 
 
 
Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Montague Close London Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
St John's Church, Waterloo
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Waterloo Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
Avonmouth House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
6 Avonmouth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
A popular venue with private and public sector clients, this smart, modern purpose built training and conference venue has natural daylight and air conditioning in... More
 
 
 
St George The Martyr, Southwark
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
St Olavs Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Albion Street, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
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Marshalsea Prison
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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Illuminated River
Illuminated River
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2029 

River Thames 10 minutes walk from Southwark

Lighting up London's main waterway, Illuminated River will be one of the longest public art projects in the world when ...More

 
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 4th September 2020 

London Bridge 10 minutes walk from Southwark

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the riverside stretch into a summer hub ...More

 
Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild
Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2020 

Fashion and Textile Museum 11 minutes walk from Southwark

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 7th June 2020 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Habeas Corpus
Theatre | Until 4th July 2020 

Menier Chocolate Factory 21 minutes walk from Southwark

Patrick Marber directs Alan Bennett's dark satire of mistaken identities and carnal encounters starring Kirsty Besterman, Jasper Britton, Matthew Cottle, ...More

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