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Southwark Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (7), Historic Buildings (5), Attractions for Kids (2), Other Attractions (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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Two Ladies
Two Ladies
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Bridge Theatre 13 minutes walk from Southwark

Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic play Helene and Sophia, the Two Ladies of the title of Nancy Harris's new play, ...More

 
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 31st December 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 14 minutes walk from Southwark

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
Maggot Moon
Maggot Moon
Theatre | Until 27th October 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 14 minutes walk from Southwark

Jesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 16th October 2019 

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

 
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

 
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Foodie Events | Until 3rd November 2019 

Aqua Shard 16 minutes walk from Southwark

It's the perfect pairing. London's best loved nanny gets her own Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard, served on an umbrella ...More

 
Autumn Candlelit Photography Evening
Leisure | On 16th October 2019 

Southwark Cathedral 19 minutes walk from Southwark

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Tonkotsu Peckham
Tonkotsu Peckham
Dining 

Part of Peckham Market and located on the first floor of the Bussey Building, Tonkotsu ...More

 
Tonkotsu Battersea
Tonkotsu Battersea
Dining 

Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada, the team behind the hugely popular pop-up restaurant Tsuru Sushi, ...More

 
Catford Mews
Catford Mews
Entertainment 

A buzzing cultural community space for South London, Catford Mews is home a multi-screen cinema, ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
John Lewis Rooftop: The Winter Carnival
John Lewis Rooftop: The Winter Carnival
Foodie Events | From 18th October 

John Lewis Rooftop

Boasting one of the largest rooftop gardens in ...More

 
The Gate St John's Wood
Dining 

The Gate Restaurant St John's Wood follows on from the Hammersmith original serving innovative vegetarian cuisine with a far-reaching appeal....More

Mildreds Dalston
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in Dalston....More

Mildreds King's Cross
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in King's Cross. ...More

Mildreds Camden
Dining 

Following on from the Soho original, which has become an institution since opening back in 1988, Mildreds now has three more branches across London, including this restaurant in Camden....More

Workshop Coffee White Collar Factory Coffeebar
Drinking 

Following on from London's original Workshop Coffee Co, the White Collar Factory Coffeebar sits on the ground floor of the east London factory....More

Sacred Cafe Highbury
Sacred Cafe Highbury
Drinking 

Sacred Cafe is antipodean coffee shop specialising in flat whites created with their own house ...More

 
Sacred Cafe Westfield London
Sacred Cafe Westfield London
Drinking 

Sacred Cafe is antipodean coffee shop specialising in ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

Classic British restaurant Roast in Borough Market is ...More

 
Where's Wally: The Big Museum Hunt
Kids Events | From 19th October 

London Transport Museum

Children are invited to join in on a special Play Trail this half term with Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt at the London Transport Museum. The journey ...More

Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Fujifilm: My Life Exhibition
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

The Old Truman Brewery

Providing a snapshot of what life is like ...More

 
Festival of the Dead
Festival of the Dead
Seasonal | On 19th October 

Troxy

A spectacular cabaret show inspired by the Day Of The Dead festival, with skull processions, ...More

 
Chiswick Park Fireworks Extravaganza
Chiswick Park Fireworks Extravaganza
Seasonal | On 7th November 

Chiswick Park

Chiswick Park welcomes the return of its Fireworks ...More

 
Brian May's Halloween Exhibition
Brian May's Halloween Exhibition
Seasonal | On 28th October 

Century Club

For one day only, Brian May, together with ...More

 
Bjork: Cornucopia Tour
Bjork: Cornucopia Tour
Concerts | On 19th November 

The O2 Arena

The Icelandic singer-songwriter, known for her eclectic music style that gambols through electro, art-pop and ...More

 
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Article 

Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
Feature 

Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
Article 

Looking for the best places to fill up ...More

 
Best Food Halls in London
Best Food Halls in London
Article 

With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
 
 
 
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