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Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South Bank from Tower Bridge to Waterloo Bridge. Named after Bernadette Spain, a local community activist who was part of the Coin Street Action Group which prevented the demolition of local houses, the gardens are home to the Coin Street Festival, an annual series of free summer events held in June and July.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sea Containers London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, was transformed into the Mondrian London in 2014 before ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  21% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  40% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Bernie Spain Gardens
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 11 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Hansard
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd August to 24th October 2019
Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
A new play by Simon Woods, Hansard is a witty and devastating portrait of the governing class. Set on a summer's morning in 1988, it sees ...More
 
 
 
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Baba Yaga: Windmill Theatre Company
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Bernie Spain Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The Australian Windmill Theatre Company offers a contemporary take on an old Russian folk tale in Baba Yaga which comes to the Southbank Centre as part ...More
 
 
 
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I Believe In Unicorns
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 1.30pm
Bernie Spain Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
An adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo novel. Suitable for ages six and over....More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bernie Spain Gardens
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one of ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in the ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
In place of the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bernie Spain Gardens
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Konditor specialises in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, the first ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Upper Ground, Gabriels Wharf, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bernie Spain Gardens
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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RSJ
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
13A Coin Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bernie Spain Gardens
French cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Rumpus Room
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, Southbank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Found within Sea Containers London - also home to London's hottest new restaurant, Sea Containers - the Rumpus Room is a place to see and ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bernie Spain Gardens
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of his ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bernie Spain Gardens
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Antipodes
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

National Theatre: Dorfman 3 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker directs the UK premiere of her own drama about the art of storytelling set around ...More

'Master Harold'... and the boys
'Master Harold'... and the boys
Theatre | Until 17th December 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

A semi-autobiographical play by Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard, 'Master Harold'... and the boys comes to the National Theatre this ...More

 
Hansard
Hansard
Theatre | Until 24th October 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

A new play by Simon Woods, Hansard is a witty and devastating portrait of the governing class. Set on a ...More

 
Another Me
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Musician Soweto Kinch curates an exhibition of artworks by incarcerated people. Presented by Koestler Arts in partnership with Southbank Centre....More

I Believe In Unicorns
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2019 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

An adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo novel. Suitable for ages six and over....More

Baba Yaga: Windmill Theatre Company
Baba Yaga: Windmill Theatre Company
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2019 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

The Australian Windmill Theatre Company offers a contemporary take on an old Russian folk tale in Baba Yaga which comes ...More

 
London Literature Festival
London Literature Festival
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Tricky, Suede frontman Brett Anderson and broadcaster and novelist Elizabeth Day are at this year's London Literature Festival. Held over ...More

 
Lawrence Ferlinghetti: A 21st Century Ferlinghetti
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

Southbank Centre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the Beat poet, publisher, painter and activist with examples of his visual work, and video ...More

Costume at the National Theatre
Costume at the National Theatre
Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2020 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Featuring costumes from Follies and Antony and Cleopatra, Costume at the National Theatre shows just some of the exquisite outfits ...More

 
Translations
Translations
Theatre | Until 18th December 2019 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 6 minutes walk from Bernie Spain Gardens

Following a sold-out run last year, Brian Friel's modern classic, Translations, returns to the National Theatre. Ciaran Hinds once again ...More

 

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