Victoria Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and river-walk along the north bank of the River Thames in London. It runs from the Palace of Westminster to Blackfriars Bridge in the City of London.
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That peaceful place is hidden between the Temple and the Embankment Tube.
Gardens are a little oasis of freedom where you can enjoy your life without any rush, absolutely forget about tourists that are making huge crowds at Trafalgar Square and in Covent Garden which are close by.
But be aware of small amount of benches around, so hopefully U'll be lucky enough to grab a seat without having...more
These gardens are a beautiful, tranquil place to be when the sun's out as I discovered a few months ago. You feel like you've chanced upon a right little hidden gem in Central London that feels almost as if you're in a village somewhere in the English countryside!
Benches are few and far between so make sure you nab one at the first opportunity and ensure you observe the keep off the grass...more
Victoria Embankment Gardens are a little oasis in amongst the hurly burly of the tourist land of Westminster and Trafalgar Square.
All around, you will find people hurrying, scurrying, pointing, searching on maps, taking photographs, scoffing, keeping families together and a thousand other things. There will be the rumble of trains leaving Charing Cross Station to cross Hungerford...more
Suits are drawn to this little oasis of green calm like a fly to a nice fresh poop. Come one o'clock you'll need eyes like a hawk to search out a free bench. Most people share so you'll normally find somewhere to perch. There really isn't anywhere else to sit in comfort to eat your packed lunch in the locale, but be mindful not to sit or stand on the grass - that isn't allowed.
4.5 stars on the meta-scale...
So the Embankment Gardens are kind-of-semi-hidden away on the Embankment between Temple and Embankment tube stations... but it is an oasis of calm on a beautiful day like today, a little distance away from the traffic roaring down the Embankment, and a pleasant green space to enjoy an afternoon, just to wander through or sit and relax.
During the week (as Glen...more