Landscape lovers, water-colourists, printmakers and riverside idlers can’t resist this place. Opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1980, Bankside Gallery is home to the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) & Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE). Members elect their peers giving it an air of humble genius. You can join in by investing in their work. Grab a walk, take a tour, even bring your dog to go bow wow wow at these noble art forms.