About Bankside Pier
Bankside Pier is on the south shore next to the replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Close to other landmarks & attractions including the Tate Modern & Millennium Footbridge, Bankside Pier is central to one of London’s newer tourist hot spots.
Daytime sightseeing cruises operate from Bankside Pier every day and private charters are also available.
Bankside Pier, New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT
Thames River Services operate daily sightseeing tours between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier. During the summer months Thames River Services operate the only river tours through the Thames Flood barrier, departing Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier five times a day.
Downriver to Greenwich Pier & the Thames Flood Barrier (Passengers are required to change boats at St. Katharine Pier to continue to Greenwich & the Thames Barrier).
Circular Cruise Westminster
Circular Cruise Westminster operate hop-on/off sightseeing tours between Westminster Pier & St. Katharine Pier.
Circular Cruise calling at St. Katharine Pier, Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier & Festival Pier (Passengers may be required to change boat at Westminster Pier when travelling to Embankment Pier, Festival Pier or Bankside Pier).
Prices & timetables can be found at www.circularcruise.london
Near Bankside Pier
The Globe Theatre at Bankside is an authentic replica of a 16th century theatre. Shakespearean plays are regularly performed & guided tours of the theatre are also available. The Swan bar & restaurant at the Globe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner & a “Midsummer Nights Dream Afternoon Tea” inspired by the Characters of Shakespeare’s plays.
It’s National Afternoon Tea Week so why not indulge with an afternoon tea & a glass of Prosecco with a river view. Below are just a selection of afternoon tea’s
Transport for London are conducting a major renovation of Greenwich Pier between November 2017 and March 2018. The renovation is expected to increase the pier’s lifespan by a decade and