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The Queen's Walk, London - self-guided sightseeing walking tour


WALK LONDON's Queen's Walk takes you over Westminster Bridge, along the southbank of the River Thames on a pedestrian walkway past the London-Eye ferris wheele and Souhbank Arts Centre towards Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe, then over the river Thames on the Millennium footbridge to St Paul's Cathedral.

On our free self-guided sightseeing tour you will walk pass some of London's most popular tourist and visitor attractions, all of which can be visited throughout the year. Starting at Westminster underground station the tour passes many iconic viewing points of London.

For your comfort WALKLONDON's self-guided walking route passes many cafes, refreshments, facilities and places to rest.

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START: westminster underground walk start point Westminster: Circle or District Line
FINISH: st pauls underground walk finish point St Paul's: Central Line

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Leisure walker: 2 hours
Power walker: 45 minutes

Westminster Bridge to
London Eye
first queens attraction visit Westminster Bridge
Westminster Bridge Southbank Lion Queens Walk London A bridge at Westminster, proposed in 1664 more ..

second queens attraction visit County Hall, London Aquarium
County Hall Queens Walk London Designed as a fitting home for the London County more ..

third queens attraction visit London Eye
London Eye Queens Walk London The London Eye, which opened in March 2000, more ..

Golden Jubilee Footbridges to
The Royal National Theatre
fourth queens attraction visit Golden Jubilee Footbridges
Queen's Golden Jubilee Footbridges Walk London In 1845 Isambard Kingdom Brunel opened a more ..

fifth queen's attraction visit Southbank Centre
southbank centre queens walk london The Southbank Arts Centre is one of the world's more ..

sixth queen's attraction visit Royal National Theatre
The Royal National Theatre Queen's Walk London The National Theatre company gained Royal status more ..

OXO Tower to
Shakespeare's Globe
seventh queen's attraction visit OXO Tower, Gabriels Wharf
OXO Tower Gabriels Wharf Queens Walk Constructed as a power station for the Royal Mail more ..

eight queens attraction visit Tate Modern
tate modern queens walk Tate Modern is Britain's National Gallery of more ..

ninth queen's attraction visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespears Globe Theatre Queen's Walk, London The Globe Theatre, which opened in 1566, was an more ..

The Queen's Walk, London
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Street Directions
START westminster underground station london walk start point Westminster: Circle or District Line.

Come out of the station at EXIT 4. You will be opposite the Palace of Westminster looking at the largest four-faced clock tower in the world. Big Ben, is not the Clock Tower, but is the largest bell inside the tower that strikes the hour.

Westminster Bridge to
The Southbank Arts Centre
Turn left out of the station onto BRIDGE STREET SW1 and walk up to VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1. Cross straight over the Embankment road and walk across the left hand side of Westminster Bridge to the South Bank Lion.

Walk down the steps from Westminster Bridge to join The Queen's Walk (Thames Path, Southbank).

Walk straight ahead past the Old County Hall (London SeaLife Aquarium and Shrek's Adventure) to the London Eye Ferris Wheel.

Continue along The Queen's Walk embankment footpath, past the Jubilee Park and Garden under to the Golden Jubilee footbridges (foot bridges are both sides of the Hungerford railway bridge) to the Royal Festival Hall.

Carry straight on to the Southbank Arts Centre which houses The Royal Festival, Queen Elizabeth Halls, Purcell Rooms and many restaurants.
The Southbank Arts Centre to
St Paul's Cathedral
Walk under Waterloo Bridge past the Southbank Centre Book Market and the Laurence Olivier Statue to the Royal National Theatre.

Keeping on The Queen's Walk footpath pass the business offices and television studios to an Observation Point. Gabriel’s Wharf, restauants and eclectic shops, will be on your right. Continue on to OXO Tower Whaft, more restaraunts and modern shops to Blackfriars Bridge.

Passing the Coat and Badge pub, walk under Blackfriars road and railway bridges to Tate Modern gallary and garden. Continue past the Millennium Footbridge (does not wobble now) to view Shakespeare’s Globe.

Re-trace your steps back to the millennium foot bridge, across to St Paul’s Cathedral and the finish point of our walk. The offical Queen's Walk continues to Tower Bridge on the southbank, this is covered on our Pool Of London Walk FINISH:  st paul's underground walk start point St Paul's: Central Line.

The Queen's Walk, London - Sightseeing Map