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Lambeth - Vauxhall

Photo of Florence Nightingale Photo of Florence Nightingale

The Florence Nightingale Museum in Lambeth is open 7 days a week and is located at St. Thomas’ Hospital. The museum tells the story of Florence Nightingale’s life and how she became the founder of modern nursing in the United Kingdom.

Consider staying in an apartment rental in Lambeth to fully enjoy the museum. Here’s a choice to get you started in your flat search:

-This 3 bedroom apartment in Vauxhall, Lambeth (LN-877) is spacious and located on the South Bank of the Thames.


Photo of Hungerford Bridge Photo of Hungerford Bridge

The Topolski Century is a work of art representing the 20th century. The 600 foot long work of art includes over 700 portraits of notable people from 1907- 1989 as well as depictions of important events from the century. The artwork which is its own gallery is located in Lambeth, on the South Bank in London within the Hungerford Bridge Arches.

Renting a flat in Lambeth is the best option if you to fully enjoy the Topolski Century. For example, this Studio apartment rental in Lambeth (LN-1172) is located on the South Bank in London and is close to both underground tube stations and railway stations.


Photo of the London Aquarium Photo of the London Aquarium

The Sea Life London Aquarium is home to a large collection of marine life. Located in Lambeth, the aquarium also includes a glass tunnel which visitors can walk through to get as close as possible to sharks and other sea creatures. The Sea Life London Aquarium is a great place for both adults and children to enjoy while in London.

If you’re keen on sea life and want to fully enjoy the aquarium, consider renting an apartment in Lambeth. For instance, this one bedroom vacation rental in Lambeth (LN-268) is close to the London Aquarium and is also just a few minutes by foot to the London Eye and the Imperial War Museum.


Photo of Hampton Court Palace Photo of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace has not been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 18th century but remains an important London attraction today.

During the passing of the palace from one king to another the architectural style was changed from Tudor to Baroque. The park at the palace hosts the Hampton Court Palace Flower show each year. This year the show runs from July 6th –July 11th. Located in Lambeth, the interesting architecture of the building, the history of the royals who once lived there and the successful flower show make the Hampton Court Palace a major tourist attraction.

-If you are looking for an apartment to stay in London, consider this 2 bedroom vacation rental (LN-757). This spacious apartment has plenty of natural light and is located near Hampton Court Palace and the River Thames. Also if you like the neighborhood, don’t forget to check out the numerous offerings of accommodations in Lambeth on our New York Habitat website.


Photo of The London Eye Photo of The London Eye

The London Eye is the tallest ferris wheel in Europe and is one of the most popular and fun attractions to see while visiting London. The London Eye is located on the south bank of the River Thames in Lambeth and is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary as London’s most iconic landmark.

Stay in a New York Habitat apartment rental in Lambeth while visiting the London Eye:

-This one bedroom vacation rental in Lambeth (LN-1175) is located right by the London Eye, The River Thames and Parliament. Explore  various London attractions from this accommodation and live like a true Brit!


The London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Logo The London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Logo

Late March sees the celebration of the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival at the British Film Institute in Lambeth, on the South Bank—a perfect time for chilly nights still best spent indoors. To see a great selection of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered themed films from around the world, book your tickets in advance, stash all of your Cadbury candy treats in the cabinets of your nearby vacation accommodation in London…and don’t forget to turn off your cell phones.

The 23rd London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival features films by and about the LGBT community, with screenings that include everything from small-budget independent fare to showcases for big-name talent, the likes of Sean Penn, John Hurt and Catherine Deneuve. This well-attended repertoire is a mash-up of contemporary movies with gay and lesbian themes, alongside classics and more experimental work. (For a full listing of films, go to the British Film Institute Website). Read the entire story here…»


Waterloo London Sunset photo Waterloo London Sunset photo

In 1967, The Kinks released “Waterloo Sunset,” a pretty, personal pop song about a man wistfully watching two lovers meet outside Waterloo station every Friday evening. Time Out London magazine called it the city’s anthem. Music surveys argue that it’s the greatest song ever written about London. Some even speculate that the song’s “Terry and Julie” were based on the real-life romance of British screen icons Terence Stamp and Julie Christie—but when Ray Davies sings, “As long as I gaze on Waterloo sunset / I am in paradise,” this writer, for one, knows exactly what he means. Want to share in this paradise? Stay in an accommodations in Lambeth on the South Bank, watch a sunset from Waterloo Bridge—and witness the Number Two Sight on our Musical Must-See List of London.

The Thames is the lifeblood of London. There are activities all along the river, dotted with bridges that link the Docklands’ industrial past and the grandeur of Parliament to the Tate Modern and the millennial spectacle that is the London Eye. A neighborhood of Lambeth, Waterloo is perfectly situated among it all. Stand on the bridge and watch couples strolling along the river, tourists taking pictures of the city’s ever-changing skyline, musicians busking on the South Bank and skateboarders showing off in impressive and impromptu performances—or see it all unfold from the balcony of a furnished flat in London. Read the entire story here…»