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Travel

Discover the Thames


Explore the river and all it has to offer -- the best way to experience London.
Upcoming attractions for you to explore
London: Port City, a major PLA-backed exhibition, opening in October at the Museum of London Docklands, will explore the past, present and future of commerce on the river.
Check out some of the TfL Community Team's favourite London stops along the river bus line.
Follow the greatest river in England as it passes water meadows, rural villages and historic towns and cities.
On our leisure site you'll find a selection of clubs that welcome beginners to help you safely go afloat.
Our list of forecasted river events held on the tidal Thames between the estuary and Teddington.
Our interactive map is a window onto what is available for passenger transport on the Thames.
Download an audio guide and map of the Illuminated River bridges and enjoy an evening stroll.

Exploring London by River


The perfect way to discover London.
Everything you need to know about gliding across London.
TfL's guide to escaping the crowds and discovering London at a leisurely pace.
From Hampton Court to Woolwich, find out where the boat can take you.

Visitor Information


Planning your visit to London? Useful sites to help you find your way.
Discover the best of London with the official guide to England’s exciting capital.
London is home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites, all of which have a connection to the Thames.
The most up-to-date listings and activities taking place in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Footways is a network of quiet and interesting streets for walking in London, including the Thames Path.
All 210+ family-friendly miles of the River Thames, from source to sea
The entire River Thames, from the Cotswolds to London

Museums


London boasts a huge range of museums to visit and enjoy.
The museum explains the history of the River Thames and the Port of London.
Discover epic stories of exploration and endeavours that have shaped our world.
The museum celebrates the Thames and the international sport of rowing.

Destination London


London - as cruise destinations go is hard to beat!
Information about cruise ship arrivals and departures in London.
London has become firmly established on regular cruise schedules.
Contact details for the operators and developers of cruise facilities in London.