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Where is Lambeth in London?
The Borough of Lambeth is in South London and includes famous areas like Brixton, Clapham, Crystal Palace and Waterloo. Lambeth is also the name given to a smaller pocket of the borough, which runs along the south banks of the River Thames. To get to Lambeth, you could take a train or tube to London Waterloo station (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and South Western Railway) or the Bakerloo line to Lambeth North. Landmarks and attractions, shops and restaurants are convenient when you're there.
Things to do in Lambeth
If you're planning a trip to London, base yourself in Lambeth for easy access to some unique attractions. From the beautiful Lambeth Palace to the Imperial War Museum, there's no shortage of things to do here. Or hop on the tube and travel elsewhere in no time.
1. Lambeth Palace
No trip to Lambeth would be complete withing seeing the London home of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Lambeth Palace is situated in north Lambeth, on the south bank of the River Thames. It's a working palace and family home, so it's not open to the public daily. Check online to find out if tours run when you're in town; the gardens are a beautiful space to explore on sunny days, while the historic tower, chapel and rooms are breathtaking.
2. Garden Museum
Neighbouring Lambeth Palace, the Garden Museum occupies a beautiful church building open to the public year-round. The museum celebrates the history and modern delights of British garden design. Explore stories of green-fingered greats and the permanent collection of artefacts, botanical art and photography.
3. Imperial War Museum London
Lambeth's Imperial War Museum is among the best of its kind in the world. This impressive museum was founded while the First World War was ongoing, showcasing the voices of ordinary people living through times of conflict. Explore the Holocaust, First and Second World War and other thematic galleries when you visit this free museum in Lambeth.