See the South Bank and walk to its attractions from our hotel
Situated on the South Bank
of the River Thames and adjacent to County Hall, Park Plaza County Hall London is a short walk from many of the city’s top attractions, including the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Whether you’re a vacationer or a corporate traveller
, you can enjoy the great views and nearby dining options that come with staying in London’s city centre
. In your down time between meetings at Shell, Ernst & Young, ITV or Deloitte, be sure to see what’s happening
at popular attractions like the QEII Centre, the Imperial War Museum and others.
Just for kids
Park Plaza County Hall offers plenty of activities for younger guests that will make their stays unforgettable. Check out our seasonal guides for kid-friendly things to do during your visit.
Discover these must-see places within walking distance of the hotel:
- BFI IMAX Cinema (6 minutes)
See blockbusters or alternative films on the largest screen in Britain.
T: +44 (0) 33 0333 7878
- Big Ben (6 minutes)
Originally called the Great Bell, this more than 150-year-old clock is the crown jewel of the Elizabeth Tower, found at the north end of the Houses of Parliament.
T: +44 (0) 20 7219 4272
- British Film Institute (6 minutes)
The BFI preserves British films through its archives and also promotes them through its cinemas, education initiatives, magazine publications and annual festivals.
T: + 44 (0) 20 7255 1444
- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (10 minutes)
These riverside markets offer something fresh for every shopper, whether it’s food and entertainment or fashion and art.
- Houses of Parliament (6 minutes)
Made up of the House of Commons and House of the Lords, the two Houses of Parliament meet at the Palace of Westminster, where you can take a tour or attend special events.
T: +44 (0) 20 7219 3000
- Imperial War Museum (12 minutes)
This museum showcases the impact of conflict from World War I to today.
T: +44 20 7416 5000
- The London Dungeon (3 minutes)
There’s something shocking and often frightening around every corner of The London Dungeon. With tours and shows inspired by some of the darkest points of London’s history, this thrilling attraction won’t be one you easily forget.
T: +44 (0) 87 1423 2240
- London Eye (3 minutes)
Offering the closest thing to a bird’s-eye view of the city, the London Eye overlooks the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament.
T: +44 (0) 87 1781 3000
- National Portrait Gallery (20 minutes)
Browse the galleries at your leisure or take a virtual tour with the Portrait Explorer, which gives you access to more than 120,000 portraits at the touch of a button.
T: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055
- National Theatre (8 minutes)
From Shakespearean plays to modern musicals, the National Theatre hosts of variety of engaging performances for any audience.
T: +44 (0) 20 7452 3000
- QEII Centre (14 minutes)
This sophisticated space, the largest of its kind in London, is a popular venue for conferences, meetings, dinners and receptions.
T: +44 (0) 20 7798 4000
- SEA LIFE London Aquarium (3 minutes)
Venture out on the glass-floor Shark Walk for an unbeatable view of these majestic swimmers. You can upgrade your aquarium ticket to participate in the shark or turtle feeding sessions.
T: +44 (0) 87 1663 1678
- Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (22 minutes)
With daily Shakespeare productions, the reconstructed Globe Theatre is just the beginning of this popular attraction. Stop by the Swan Bar & Restaurant for a meal, or take your kids to the Globe Playground.
T: +44 (0) 20 7902 1400
- Shrek's Adventure! London (3 minutes)
The kingdom of Far Far Away features a 4D tour, interactive fairy-tale-themed shows and more.
- Tate Modern (20 minutes)
At Tate Modern, you can see modern art and performances in The Tanks, massive sculptures in Turbine Hall and a 360-degree view of London’s skyline from the top floor.
T: +44 (0) 20 7887 8888
- Westminster Abbey (6 minutes)
More than nine centuries old, Westminster Abbey is a must-see, whether you’re attending a daily worship service, touring the gardens and galleries or dining at Cellarium Café and Terrace.
T: +44 (0) 20 7222 5152