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  • Oval Cricket Ground

    Oval Cricket Ground: The home of Surrey County Cricket Club Owned and run by Surrey County Cricket Club, the Kia Oval Cricket Ground is based in the borough of Lambeth and hosts key sporting fixturessouth of the River Thames. Fans of the Surrey Lions or any other team can find Read more [...]

  • Vauxhall City Farm

    This is Vauxhall City Farm. It started out in 1977 with local people working voluntarily to transform derelict land into an oasis of country life in the heart of London. The farm continues to rely on volunteers and the support of friends. Come and visit the animals that live so Read more [...]

  • Vauxhall Cross

    There’s a well-established and lively gay scene around Vauxhall Cross. The best-known venue is this one – the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, where numerous performers began their careers (including Lily Savage!)

  • Imperial War Museum

    Imperial War Museum History enthusiasts could do worse than visiting the Imperial War Museum when enjoying a break at a London bed and breakfast. This museum provides an insightful documentary into conflict ranging from the First World War to the present day. Not only will you come face-to-face with tanks, Read more [...]

  • Captain William Bligh

    Captain William Bligh is also buried in the churchyard here. He was a distinguished sailor in His Majesty’s Navy and in command of HMS Bounty in 1787, bound for the West Indies, to transport breadfruit plants as food for the slaves of the plantations. The HMS Bounty was cast adrift Read more [...]

  • Museum of Garden History

    This is the world’s first Museum of Garden History (in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth). It’s a wonderful museum if you’re interested in plants and gardens, not least because of its strong connections with the Tradescant family who are buried in the churchyard. The Trade scants were gardeners to Read more [...]

  • Lambeth Palace

    Starting at the north of Kennington on Lambeth Palace Road you’ll find Lambeth Palace – one of the most recognisable sights on the bank of the River Thames. The Palace has been the home of the Archbishop of Canterbury since 1200AD. The Palace was originally closer to the waterfront and the Archbishops came and went using the archiepiscopal barge. -