West End, Southbank and East End, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
Big Ben, perhaps one of London’s most famous sights is just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
Pay a visit to Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square in central London.
To really understand London, take a trip to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Stroll around and savor the quiet atmosphere of Tate Modern, the Imperial War Museum and Tate Britain. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House, one of the region’s most popular live concert venues. Pay a visit to National Gallery and Photographers' Gallery, to get your fix of art.
There are also some great venues and parks that will entertain the entire family. These include London Dungeon. If you’re into wildlife make sure you put London Aquarium on your itinerary.
A number of London’s attractions are in Southwark, including London Eye, Westminster Abbey and Charing Cross. See some places of worship such as the London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church. Relax in the calm atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role religion in Southwark. History buffs will enjoy spending a few hours at Lambeth Palace and Nelson's Column.
Enjoy window shopping and do some people-watching at popular nearby shopping venues such as Borough Market, Royal Exchange and Leadenhall Market.
Finding somewhere convenient to rest your head within Southwark is a breeze. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London, and the Park Plaza Riverbank London.