South London is a very large part of the country’s capital. The South is divided from the rest of the city by the river Thames.
The borough of Southwark is part of South London and it has a wide range of attractions, most notably in the Arts. The South London Gallery is one of Southwark’s most prized attractions. It houses a permanent art collection and hosts various exhibitions throughout the year. The Tate Modern is one of the biggest London attractions; you can easily spend hours enjoying the temporary and permanent exhibitions of contemporary art.
Southwark is home to a plethora of museums, including the Brunel Museum which is an engine house where you can learn about Brunel, one of England’s (and the world’s) foremost engineers. There is also the Imperial War Museum, a huge museum dedicated to the exploration of military history. The Design Museum is a constantly changing and evolving with new exhibitions combine with an incredible collection of design icons and history. The Clink Prison Museum is a great place to learn about the darker side of London, delve into the history of crime and punishment. HMS Belfast is docked in Southwark and is now a museum boat. Tower Bridge Exhibition is a must for all visitors to the area, explore this quintessential London landmark.
Another great place to visit in South London is Maritime Greenwich, a historic part of London with a very illustrious history. Browse in the markets, explore the unique independent stores or take a stroll back in time to London’s maritime past by visiting the National Maritime museum or climbing aboard the Cutty Sark which is in dry dock by the Thames. For the quirkier among us, check out the fan museum! Greenwich Park is a large expanse of green space, with a deer park, play areas and the Greenwich Observatory, where time began!
This is only a small taster of what is available in South London; you can quite literally live there for years and still not have seen or experienced everything that is on offer. Many people commute into the city centre by way of the trains system or using the trams or Underground (the tube) and the city really never sleeps so no matter what time of the day or night there is always something to see and do. Make sure you have time to relax and unwind, check out some of the many spas, have a picnic in the park or simply find one of the many cosy cafes and watch the world go by. To help you relax in the night-time so that you are ready to hit the capital again with fresh eyes and a rested body, Hypnia.com is delivering its unique high quality memory foam mattresses to South London as we speak. Simply check out the range and trust in the ten year guarantee.
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