The Victoria Tower Gardens, London

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Victoria Tower Gardens is a public park along the north bank of the River Thames in London. As its name suggests, is adjacent to the Victoria Tower, the south-western corner of the Palace of Westminster. The park, which extends southwards from the Palace to Lambeth Bridge, sandwiched between Millbank and the river, also forms part of the Thames Embankment.


Victoria Tower Gardens is a Grade II* listed park created in 1864–1870, following the embankment of the Thames. It is in a Conservation Area, is partly within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Westminster, and is designated a zone of Monument Saturation.
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  • Victoria Gardens is an attractive green space nestled magnificently at the western end of the Palace of Westminster and running up to Lambeth Bridge. It is a beautiful spot on the Thames and arguably....  more »
  • This is a welcome green space with the benefit of the backdrop of the Houses of Parliament on one side and the River Thames on another. It was created between 1864 and 1870 as part of Sir Joseph...  more »
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  • This is one of the most interesting and scenic areas of riverside green in London. Sitting here is great: get up and walk about and Westminster is around and about....a riverside walk is an option left or right, though right is best towards Chelsea. Best though are the statues: Rodin's Burghers of Calais is often on tour, so don't be surprised if only the raised plinth greets a visit. Nearer to Westminster Tower is Emmeline Pankhurst. The one that made Asquith wet himself..
  • A lovely serene garden on the South side of Parliament. The north end has an amazing Rodin sculpture and buildings that access into Parliament, and the Pankhurst statue, and the bottom end of the park a lovely little children’s play area. Really nice and quiet escape from the buzz of the City and Brexit!
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