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1961 Vintage Menu THE BRIDGE HOTEL Prestbury United Kingdom

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Things to Do From Westminster to Tower Bridge

The south bank of the river from Westminster to Tower Bridge can claim to be one of the capital’s great success stories. Previously, this region was an area of wharves and factories which was much damaged by bombing during World War II. Currently, it is valued as an important part of London’s river frontage. The area is usually crowded during afternoons and evening. Some of the highlights here are described below.

The County Hall housed the London Aquarium, art galleries and a leisure complex. The London Aquarium is one of Europe’s largest aquariums and has about 350 species from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The displays are arranged based on their geographical origin. There is a touch pool with large stingrays in it and the children have the chance of stroking a stingray.

The London Eye is the world’s largest observation wheel. Since its erection in 2000, it has become the city’s most popular landmarks. With thirty two capsules, each holding about 25 passengers, the London Eye provides its passengers a wonderful view of London. It is about 135m high and the whole ride takes about 230 minutes. As the wheel moves very slowly, you can have plenty of time identifying the sights as it moves along. Each capsule has plenty of space for passengers to walk about comfortably. Taking a ride in this wheel has proved to be a wonderful experience for many. In fact, many people regarded this attraction as a symbol of London.

The Florence Nightingale Museum is located near the entrance of the new St Thomas Hospital. This museum gives a wonderful insight of Florence Nightingale’s career and life history. Florence Nightingale, who nursed the wounded soldiers of the Crimea War (1853-56), also founded Britain’s first school of nursing at the Old St Thomas’ Hospital. The displays in the museum include her original documents and personal memorabilia. The famous lamp that earned her the nickname ‘the Lady of the Lamp’ is on display.

The Royal National Theater was opened in 1976 and has three auditoriums. This theater holds interesting plays from classics to modern ones. There are back stage tours available which provides insights of the working world of actors, lighting technicians and stage managers. There are sometimes free evening concerts in the foyer.

The Museum of Garden History, which is housed in the restored church of St. Mary of Lambeth Palace, is the world’s first museum of garden history. This museum showcases the history of gardening in Britain. It also holds exhibitions, events, workshops and educational talks. There is a shop selling items related to gardening in the museum.

As described above, South bank in London has some wonderful attractions. The London Aquarium, Florence Nightingale Museum and Royal National Theatre are interesting places to visit, whilst the London Eye gives you a great experience. You will be able to acquire knowledge and insights from these places. Hence, if you choose to visit this place, you can look forward to an enjoyable tour and a learning experience. For more information on South bank London, please visit Cheap Flights website.

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Anyone knows of any apartments/flats near london bridge hospital?

Question by SAM: Anyone knows of any apartments/flats near london bridge hospital?
My friend’s mom was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and they are going to London Bridge Hospital soon. They are looking to rent an apartment that is conveniently close to the hospital. Any suggestions?

Best answer:

Answer by bershka
If you have not found someone yet, go to http://www.gumtree.com and click on “short term offered”

Or you can make an ad in the “wanted” section

Good luck!

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Nice Novotel London Tower Bridge photos

Some cool Novotel London Tower Bridge images:

Novotel Tower Bridge hotel, London
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Image by Curtis Cronn

London Nov 11, 2007 view from Room # 739 at The Novotel Tower Bridge London
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Image by Pierre Lesage

From left to right: Port of London Authority, Novotel London Tower Bridge, 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Image by Inklaar
Tower of London