South Bank hotel puts guests minutes from Big Ben
Park Plaza London Riverbank, a Central London hotel located on the south side of the River Thames, sits near many of London’s most legendary tourist attractions. The Houses of Parliament, the seat of England’s authority, are just across Westminster Bridge, and the London Eye, the city’s giant Ferris wheel, is just a 15-minute walk away. History lovers can visit the nearby Imperial War Museum, one of London’s most-visited attractions, and arts aficionados can enjoy the famous British Film Institute. Looking for child-friendly activities? Our hotel puts you a 15-minute walk from Shrek’s Adventure! London and from Tate Britain.
Consider these nearby attractions for your London itinerary:
- Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament (20 minutes)
These three iconic London features lie just across Westminster Bridge.
Phone: +44 (0) 87 0906 3773
- British Film Institute (BFI) (20 minutes)
Home to the world’s largest film archive, BFI is a must-see for movie aficionados. Make sure to visit the IMAX Cinema while you are there.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7928 3535
- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (25 minutes)
Upon presentation of a hotel key card, Park Plaza guests can claim a 15 percent discount at participating shops in these retail areas.
- Imperial War Museum (15 minutes)
Occupying the old Bethlem Royal Hospital, this museum showcases a range of war-related exhibits from the First and Second World Wars and the conflicts beyond.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7416 5000
- London Eye (15 minutes)
From the top of this gigantic Ferris wheel, you can look out over London. The London Eye soars 135 metres into the air, and on a clear day you can see Windsor Castle.
Phone: +44 (0) 87 0990 8883
- National Portrait Gallery (35 minutes)
Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the National Portrait Gallery houses a collection of the portraits of historically significant British people.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055
- National Theatre (20 minutes)
Ranging from the great classics and children’s theatre to modern works for the stage, the National Theatre has everything theatre lovers could want.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7452 3000
- SEA LIFE London Aquarium (15 minutes)
One of Europe's largest collections of underwater creatures includes coral reefs, sea horses, octopi and animals from the River Thames.
Phone: +44 (0) 87 1663 1678
- Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre (35 minutes)
Located next to the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe is a detailed reconstruction of the theatre in which William Shakespeare wrote many of his plays. Check the calendar online to see what’s on stage now.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7902 1400
- Shrek's Adventure! London (3 minutes)
It’s a quick walk to a land Far Far Away, peopled with loveable ogres, blind mice and a donkey who can’t stop talking. See why they call the experience “Shrek-tacular.”
Phone: +44 (0) 87 1221 2837
- Tate Britain (35 minutes)
Explore international modern and contemporary art at Tate Modern. The museum includes a bar, restaurant and shop.
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7887 8888
- The London Dungeon (15 minutes)
Experience 1,000 years of London’s murky history in a 110-minute tour that’s filled with shocking tales, gruesome stories, hilarious jokes and spectacular re-enactments.
Phone: +44 (0) 87 1423 2240