About Bankside Pier
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
Private Charters From Bankside Pier
Our versatile party boats are a popular choice on the River Thames. Large open decks, heated saloons & fully licensed bars are just a few of the facilities to be found on-board.
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