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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
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Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge | south to St George's Circus, London SE1, England
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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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a working day we went for a walk over Tower Bridge and then along south bank as a colleague said there was an Xmas market on. It was lovely. Not too busy (first Sunday in december) and lively to walk along the river. Market...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GlamNik7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of food huts, rides and great views! Good atmosphere and lots of drinking outlets to get you in the festive mood.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank honestreport31
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The river is a magical place at the heart of London and it is always a pleasure to stroll along the South Bank even, as now, on a cold damp winter's evening. There is no much to do - the funfair at Jubilee Gardens, alongside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

London's South Bank has a mixture of things to see and do or just sit back and watch the world go by. Take in some culture at the National Theatre or British Film Institute or just relax at one of the many eateries and while...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting Christmas market, with trades from many different places, from Somerset to Nepal. Unusual decorations for sale, and many useful gifts. While the two men enjoyed the beer stall, I loved my mulled wine from a nearby stall.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VeronicaWriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant to stroll in the evening and sample food from the stalls. Great views of the river and westminster though the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) is under scaffolding at present.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hour spent at the Christmas food fair. Great value, log fires to sit around, cider house, craft beers, vegetarian and gluten free food options.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sallypilates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going for long walk to clear my head. It is really good, there is always something exciting to do or some good food locations. I love it winter time, its great time to get to know someone new as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hafsanurali
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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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December 4, 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
October 1, 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