A mix of a residential and commercial district, Vauxhall is situated right on the south bank of the Thames. The area boasts of great transportation links and is few meters away from Vauxhall Station and the Thames, making it convenient for you to explore the city from there. You’ll find some really good pubs in Vauxhall and one of which is Brunswick House that is nestled in a tiny old brick building surrounded by new riverfront skyscrapers. One major crowd pulling criteria for this neighborhood is the eclectic mix of gardens and farms pubs and restaurants and happening nightlife. You will never fall short of things to do in Vauxhall since the area is situated right next door to some of London’s coolest haunts, including Waterloo and Pimlico.
Vauxhall Bridge is the most remarkable landmark in Vauxhall neighborhood. The bridge conveniently links north and south central London. Built in 1811, it in known for the feature of being the first iron bridge to cross the River Thames.
Vauxhall Cross dominates the banks of the river. The cross is a massive road junction uniting six major roads. There are ample of attractive places that lie within the Vauxhall Cross SIS Building, and the most popular one is MI6, which is the headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service.
Formed between 1866 and 1869 by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the Albert Embankment stretches approximately one mile northward from Vauxhall Bridge to Westminster Bridge. It was the part of plans to redevelop the banks of the Thames, in the project included Victoria Embankment and Chelsea Embankment. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the River Thames, you can use the Albert Embankment.
To get away from the hustle and bustle of the neighborhood, you can relax in Vauxhall Park. This huge green space was opened in 1890 by the Prince of Wales. By visiting this park, you can explore the vast collection of miniature houses, tennis court and a beautiful children garden. The park has many things to offer for all age groups. Enjoy a relaxing day in this park with your friends and family.
New Covent Garden Market
Make sure you pay a visit to the New Covent Garden Market. The market houses the largest range and a variety of fresh produce like fruit, vegetable and flower market in the city of London. With the huge and increasing popularity of the Covent Garden Market in 1974, this new market was set-up in Vauxhall neighborhood. Today, the market supplies 40% of fresh fruit and vegetables eaten outside of the home in London. The area is also a home to some best restaurants, cafés, and bars to keep you occupied.
About the Author
Being an ardent traveler, I like to explore to the new place and share my experiences. In the above guest post, I am exploring most popular attractions in Vauxhall. While my visit to this popular and affluent neighborhood I had an amazing time staying in a Vauxhall serviced apartment just like a local. Already been there then please share you experience!!