things to do in south bank
London’s arts and entertainment playground, South Bank is an area of Central London, next to the iconic river Thames. Thanks to the amazing location, South Bank has turned into London’s hot spot with thousands of people coming from all parts of the world. The area comprises the Royal Festival Hall, the Hayward Gallery and the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Cultural attractions include The Old Vic Theatre, the Young Vic and the Old Vic Tunnels Theatre.
From South Bank you get amazing views of Big Ben, the Parliament and most of London’s iconic landmarks and needless to say, you can walk around here for hours. The fast-growing area has numerous museums, exhibitions, cafes, restaurants and bookshops.
Some of the credit for the popularity of South Bank goes to the excellent public transport access. For overground and national rail, Waterloo, Blackfriars and Charing Cross stations are all in close proximity to South Bank. The nearby underground stations are Blackfriars Station, Waterloo Station, Westminster, Embankment and Southwark.