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London DungeonThe London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new London Dungeon opened in the spooky underground vaults of County Hall on 1st March. New features include an up close and personal encounter with Guy Fawkes and the murderous monarch, Henry VIII, played by a high-tech 3D version of the booming-voiced actor Brian Blessed. Sweeney Todd, Guy Fawkes and Jack the Ripper are just some of the other notorious characters from 1,000 years of London's history brought to life by a cast of 20 live actors. Book tickets to visit the London Dungeon at its new home on the South Bank. Popular features of the original dungeons return including the repulsive animatronics and waxworks, appropriately gruesome sound effects, and some (very much alive) costumed staff who stand in the displays and jump out at unsuspecting parties of tourists. In addition, there are theme park style rides so you won't be surprised to learn that kids absolutely love it. It is also an excellent way of fostering your children's interest in history, though the downside is that they may force you to buy some truly repellent items from the gift shop. Tremendously torturous.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  23% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Dungeon
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £119  32% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  39% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 5 minutes from London Dungeon
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Dungeon
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
 
 
 
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Dungeon
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
 
 
 
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London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Dungeon
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the century ... More
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
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Tania El Khoury And Basel Zaraa: As Far As Isolation Goes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 23rd June 2019 at 1pm and 4pm
London Dungeon, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
An interactive installation exploring what it is like to be a refugee, and to experience the mental and emotional hardships of being stuck in a detention ...More
 
 
 
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Kate Cooper
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2019 - 11am-7pm
London Dungeon, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
A large-scale video installation exploring the vulnerability and instability of the body in the context of gender, technology and the politics of labour....More
 
 
 
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Fiddler On The Roof
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st March to 15th June 2019
London Dungeon, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from London Dungeon
Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the West End transfer of Menier Chocolate ...More
 
 
 
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Dungeon
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Dungeon
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events. Prime among them is the annual ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... 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 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
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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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Dungeon
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Ichi Sushi and Sashimi Bar
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from London Dungeon
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from London Dungeon
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from London Dungeon
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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Dungeon
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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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Dungeon
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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
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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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from London Dungeon
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from London Dungeon
Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium Green gives locals a warm and welcoming place to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
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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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from London Dungeon
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes from London Dungeon
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Dungeon
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Dungeon
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Dungeon
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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Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 29th March 2020 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Seasonal | Until 13th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

This summer Scandinavian cider makers Rekorderlig are setting up the bar at the Underbelly Festival on the Southbank and they're ...More

 
Kiss My Genders
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

Photography, paintings, sculpture, installation and video exploring and engaging with gender identity, with over 30 international artists showcasing their works....More

Magical Bones
Magical Bones
Theatre | Until 26th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

Explosive street magic with simultaneous break-dancing skills from the magician who has appeared on BBC1's Bafta Awards 2018 and Sky's ...More

 
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
Theatre | Until 7th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who ...More

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Underbelly Festival 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

The unrivalled Underbelly Festival returns to South Bank, between the Southbank Centre and London Eye, from April 2019, presenting over ...More

 
Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
Kids Events | Until 1st September 2019 

Southbank Centre 4 minutes walk from London Dungeon

To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers ...More

 
Kiss My Genders
Kiss My Genders
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

The Hayward Gallery 6 minutes walk from London Dungeon

In this "invigorating" (Telegraph) group exhibition, Kiss My Genders, the Hayward Gallery celebrates fluid gender identities through the works of ...More

 
All Kinds Of Limbo
Theatre | Until 27th July 2019 

National Theatre 7 minutes walk from London Dungeon

Jazz musician Raffy Bushman and singer Nubiya Brandon collaborate with NuShape Orchestra on a multimedia odyssey through classical, grime, reggae ...More

Top Girls
Top Girls
Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 7 minutes walk from London Dungeon

More than three decades since it premiered at the Royal Court, Caryl Churchill's powerful feminist play, Top Girls, returns to ...More

 

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