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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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 £86† 28% 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 London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £75† 24% 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† 27% 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
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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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Tate Britain
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
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Lambeth Palace, Smith Square, SW1P | 6 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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The Workshop
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44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 3 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... 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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10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Lambeth Palace
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
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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
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Lambeth Palace
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Lambeth Palace
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 25 minutes from Lambeth Palace
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Lambeth Palace
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
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33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Red Lion Pub
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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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The Duchy Arms
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63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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Two Chairmen Public House
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39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 12 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 14 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Wine Bar ... More
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Lambeth Palace
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
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Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Lambeth Palace
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