A few reasons to stay nearby
Even if you’re initially just passing through, there are multiple reasons to stop at this train station and explore the area. Obviously, the eponymous London Bridge, one of Britain’s top historical sights, is quite close to the zone. The Tower Bridge, a similarly famous attraction, is also within a short distance.
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In this region you can also find The Shard, formerly referred to as London Bridge Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. If you visit the top levels, you can enjoy breath-taking views of the city from there.
Another great architectural achievement is St. Paul’s Cathedral, the city’s greatest place of worship within the Church of England and home of the Bishop. If you’re into visiting museums, the Design Museum is close to the area and the Museum of London is a short distance away from the cathedral.
Finally, the Wall can also be found just across the river Thames. A less well known attraction, this construction was raised as a defensive wall during the time of the ancient Roman Empire and has been in use up until the 18th century.
If time is no issue, you don’t need to restrict yourself to the surroundings, however. The area is well served by local transport, with some of the most important railway, tube and bus routes passing through it. The London Bridge Underground Station is right nearby and it gives you access to the Northern Line and the Jubilee Line, which will take you to some of the city’s most exciting places.
The West End, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden area can all be reached via a 25-minute Tube ride.
Budget Friendly Places to Stay ready to suite everyone’s needs
There are many options for accommodation, ready to suite everyone’s needs, from budget hostels and B&B’s to cheap hotels or the most luxurious ones. Don’t let the prices scare you away, however. Even the cheapest properties offer very decent bed and breakfast options for those on a tighter budget.
Family-run B&B’s are always ready to give you a taste of the local feeling of Central London. These will also offer you great bed and breakfast, so make sure to try the local cuisine before you decide to move on.
For other meals of the day, London is famous for its assortment of restaurants representing countries from all around the world. If you’re in a hurry or you don’t mind eating on foot, head to the Borough Market or Maltby Street Market for some exciting food and drinks.
The food landscape would not be complete, of course, without a wide assortment of luxurious restaurants, where you can enjoy seated dining in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. Indeed, the area around this famous rail station will have something for everyone, so make sure to stay for a bit next time you’ll be passing through London.
Located in Borough of Southwark
Name : London Bridge Station, Overground and Tube.
Location : in the heart of London, south-east of London Bridge on the south bank of the River Thames.
Address : Station Approach, Greater London SE1 9SP, United Kingdom
Train Line : lies on South Eastern Main Line, Thameslink, Greenwich Line, Brighton Main Line, Tattenham Corner Line, Caterham – South London, and the line to West Croydon.
Served by : operating companies — First Capital Connect, Southeastern, Southern.
First Capital Connect Thameslink offer frequent rail connections from Bedford to Brighton services via Luton, St Albans, St Pancras International, Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and Gatwick Airport station.
Operated and Managed : by Network Rail
Ticket Office : Available
Ticket Machines : Available
Public Wifi : is available
Sat Nav Postcode : SE1 9SP
Region : South East England
Borough : Borough of Southwark
County : Greater London
To Guy’s NHS Hospital in the Borough of Southwark
Guy’s hospital at Great Maze Pond (see hotels nearby), is located within 5 minutes walk from London Bridge train station.
Nearest Hotels : in the city center on Kamen House, Magdalen Street, More London Place, Bridge St., Borough High Street, Union Street, and Park St.
Several hotel and b&b accommodation can be found nearby the station on London Bridge Street, Southwark Bridge Road and Tower Bridge Road. One of the nearest hotels is 4 star Hilton London Tower Bridge.
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The London Dungeon (Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB England): the Dungeon is exciting, scary and great fun. The staff play different characters throughout different periods of history.
The View from The Shard (Joiner Street, SE1 England, United Kingdom): visitor attraction at the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. The View from The Shard provides amazing and stunning views. The lifts are super fast!
Borough Market (8 Southwark Street, SE1 1TL England): one of the oldest and largest wholesale and retail food markets in the city of London, located on the south bank of the River Thames. It’s an array of carts, booths and displays of varied and absolutely fresh and delicious foods, from breads, to cheeses, to meet products to fresh produce.