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Runs around Bankside House

By Halls 22 Sep 2023

Get those steps in.

It offers easy access to various running routes, allowing you to enjoy the city while staying fit. Here are some of the best runs around Bankside House:

1. Thames Path

The Thames Path runs along the River Thames and offers a scenic route for runners. You can start your run from Bankside House and head east towards landmarks like the Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and the Millennium Bridge. This flat, well-paved path is perfect for both short and long runs.

2. South Bank Riverside

Take a run along the South Bank of the River Thames and enjoy the iconic views of St. Paul's Cathedral, the Shard, and Tower Bridge. You can start your run near Bankside House and go in either direction. This route is particularly stunning at sunset.

3. Borough Market and Bermondsey Street Loop

Head towards Borough Market and Bermondsey Street for a charming urban run. You can explore the vibrant market and then continue your run through the picturesque streets of Bermondsey. This route offers a mix of scenery and urban charm.

4. Green Park and St. James's Park Loop

If you're up for a longer run, you can take the Jubilee Line from Southwark station to Green Park station. From there, you can explore the beautiful Green Park and St. James's Park, passing by Buckingham Palace and various monuments. This route is perfect for a scenic and historic run.

5. Jubilee Gardens and Westminster Loop

Cross the river from Bankside House using the Jubilee Gardens footbridge, and you'll find yourself near the London Eye and Jubilee Gardens. From there, you can run along the river to Westminster, passing iconic landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.