To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of London, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore surrounding areas like West End, Southbank, and East End.
Big Ben, no doubt one of the country’s best known icons lies just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Spend some time in the center of London. You can’t miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.
Kennington offers some interesting museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Visit some of the interesting artistic and historic collections including Tate Modern, the Imperial War Museum and Tate Britain. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House, one of the region’s best-loved performing arts venues. Head to National Gallery, Photographers' Gallery and Queen's Gallery, to get your fill of art.
If you are visiting with your partner and kids, load up everyone and go to London Dungeon. Admire many kinds of interesting creatures at London Aquarium.
When it’s time escape the city, visit the nearby green spaces. There are some great gardens and parks, so why not take a break in the St. James Park.
Those with some time to spare in the Kennington area should go and see London Eye, Westminster Abbey and Piccadilly Circus. Admire some of the holy places such as the London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and gain an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Kennington. Relive London’s colorful past by visiting Lambeth Palace and Nelson's Column.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, visit Borough Market.
Finding somewhere convenient to stay within Kennington is simple. Check out the rooms and rates at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the Park Plaza Riverbank London, or the Park Plaza County Hall London.