A Stroll on the South Bank

Illustration by GARETH BURGESS

Got an afternoon to spare in London? Save Hyde Park, Trafalgar Square and Oxford Street for a more leisurely visit. Instead, head for the south bank of the River Thames for a concentrated sampling of the best Britain's capital has to offer: history, high culture and some old-fashioned fairground thrills.

Start on the Jubilee Walkway at Lambeth Palace, the London home of the Archbishop of Canterbury for over 800 years. Tours of the palace are sometimes available, but must...

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