Like the perfect pot of afternoon tea, Southwark has been culturally steeping for centuries. The neighbourhood is home to many of the city’s iconic landmarks—London’s most famous bridges, buildings, and museums are located in Southwark. Crisscross the Thames via the Tower, Millennium, or London bridges and be rewarded with panoramic views of history abutting modernity—Southwark boasts Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Tate Modern museum, London’s famous Borough market, and myriad pubs and restaurants.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
Layers of London's Legends Old and New
Iconic Views on the Banks of the Thames
Borough Market: The Best of the Borough
Tate Modern: A World-Class Modern Museum
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighbourhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Daniel Burman is a professional photographer based in London. Since graduating from St. Martins School of Art, he's produced creative images for artists, musicians, and other fascinating people. His work regularly appears in places like The Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, The Independent, and The Times.
Sophie Carr is a London-based freelance travel photographer who specialises in landscapes and cities. Her love of travel has taken her to many far-flung parts of the world, but home will always be London. Brought up near London, she has lived in the city for almost 20 years, and loves to explore its varied neighbourhoods. She loved shooting her home city for Airbnb, and hopes her photos will encourage visitors to come to her local neighbourhoods.