Lambeth Palace †

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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 7JU
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Guided Tours by appointment only
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£7 (Adult)

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Lambeth PalaceLambeth Palace is one of the few medieval buildings left in London. It is also the last survivor of the great London seats of the Bishops located along the South Bank of the Thames. The Archbishop of Canterbury has owned it since about 1200, and it remains his London residence. The Palace is not open to the general public however tours may be arranged by contacting the bookings department. The garden has several open days throughout the year. Within the palace grounds is the Lambeth Palace Library - the principal library and record office for the history of the Church of England, founded in 1610 - which is freely available to members of the public with a formal letter of introduction from an academic supervisor, vicar or the like.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Lambeth North Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Waterloo Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Waterloo Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Waterloo East Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Library Street NCP
15 minutes walk
Elephant and Castle NCP
17 minutes walk

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 31% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 38% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 39% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
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Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor. The ... More
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Big Ben
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Sir Charles Barry sought advice from Benjamin Lewis Vuillamy - clockmaker to the Queen - and Augustus Pugin when it came to designing the clock ... More
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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Lambeth Palace
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
Museum Of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Lambeth High Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Lambeth Palace
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
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Lambeth Palace, Smith Square, SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Lambeth Palace, Smith Square, SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Orchestra Vitae
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 5th October 2016 - 7.30pm
Lambeth Palace, Smith Square, SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Michael Cobb conducts a programme inspired by the work of Shakespeare, featuring Dani Howard's Arches, which draws upon the theme of Romeo And Juliet, Bernstein's Symphonic ...More
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The Poetry School
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81 Lambeth Walk, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
In 1997 three poets - Mimi Khalvati, Jane Duran and Pascale Petit - set up The Poetry School with the intention of teaching poetry to adults. ... More
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
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WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
St Thomas's Hospital, Labeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Lambeth Palace
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
The Phobia Clinic
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
Postgraduate Medical Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Lambeth Palace
The Phobia Clinic enables people to overcome phobias quickly using a combination of cognitive hypnotherapy and NLP. ... More
C P Hart
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Newnham Terrace Hercules Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
London > Restaurants >
49-51 Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
4 Millbank, Westminster, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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St Thomas Jitsu Club
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Dunhill Leisure Centre, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Martial arts classes... More
Livingwell
London > Leisure > Fitness
4 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Fitness Club ... More
Victoria Tower Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Lambeth Palace
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 17 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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67-68 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Garden Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Lambeth Palace
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
Novotel London Waterloo
London > Business > Venue Hire
113 Lambeth road, Lambeth, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Lambeth Palace
A modern hotel with multilingual staff and some rooms that offer marvellous views of the Houses of Parliament. It's not as close to Waterloo as the ... More
Local Government Association House
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Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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