Updated: Aug 24
This House of Parliament riverside sightseeing Photorun is a self-guided your that takes you along a section of London’s famous River Thames between Westminster Bridge and Lambeth Bridge.
This 2 Km walk starts and ends at Westminster Station and takes you along the side of the Houses of Parliament, into Victoria Tower Gardens, and then over Lambeth Bridge to Lambeth Palace. The route then follows the Albert Embankment with its iconic view of the Houses of Parliament before finishing at the far end of Westminster Bridge by the station
Start and finish at Westminster Station.
The best time to do this photorun is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.
Route at a Glance Video. This 2.5 min video gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph.
These Visual guides provide you with:-
Video of the route at a glance/ sights you can see/360 virtual experience at key locations/history of the area/useful links and ideas of where to eat, drink and be merry!
Map and Virtual Tour - Sightseeing route
This map shows some of the sightseeing Photorun routes in the area. You can use the Plotaroute links whilst doing the photoruns.
There is also a link to an interactive 360 map that you can use to explore several locations in the wider area with 360 views so you can look around, (with sound) and a have a virtual tour to get familiar with the area before you visit it.
Gallery of Sights
This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many of the sights that you will see along this photoroute. Double click to see its full size
Sights Tour Guide
This short video gives you a quick guided tour of some of the sites on this route.
East Side - Parliament Square to Victoria Tower Gardens
West Side - Lambeth Bridge, Albert Embankment and Westminster Bridge
A Brief History of the Area
These videos give you an overview of the history of the area.
This video gives you a history of this Photorun
This video gives you a history of the wider Westminster area in Tudor and Victorian Times
For more photoruns, go to Photoruns.com or the area selection page.