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Festival Pier

About Festival Pier

Festival Pier is located on the south bank behind the Royal Festival Hall, near the National Theatre. Festival Pier is closely situated to sights like the London Eye & County Hall.

Address

Festival Pier, Riverside Walk, London, SE1 8XZ

 Festival Pier

Transport for London River Services Logo Sightseeing Services

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

Tower Bridge | Viscount Cruises

Circular Cruise Westminster operate hop-on/off sightseeing tours between Westminster Pier & St. Katharine Pier.

Services

Circular Cruise calling at Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, St. Katharine Pier, Westminster Pier & Embankment Pier (Passengers may be required to change boat at Westminster Pier when travelling to Embankment Pier).

Prices & timetables can be found at www.circularcruise.london

Events & Cruises from Westminster Pier

Westminster Pier is only a 13 minute walk from Festival Pier and is the departure point for a number of our events & cruises.

For just £160 per person you can enjoy a 5 hour cruise with a finger buffet, free beer, cider, wine and soft drinks from the bar all night, a party atmosphere provided by our resident DJ and the best view of the London fireworks at midnight.
All Ages | £160

Our Battersea Park Fireworks Cruises are 2 hour sightseeing tours Departing Westminster Pier. The tour includes a live commentary and a river view of the spectacular firework display at Battersea Park.
Adult | £20
Senior | £16
Child | £10

Our Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Cruises are 2 hour sightseeing tours departing Westminster Pier. The tour includes a live commentary and a river view of the Lord Mayor’s fireworks display at Southbank.
Adult | £20
Senior | £16
Child | £10

Near Festival Pier

London Eye, Waterloo

The London Eye opened in the millennium year and has become one of London’s busiest tourist attractions. The London Eye stands 135 metres tall and provides views as far as Windsor Castle.

County Hall
County Hall

County Hall was designed by the architect Ralph Knott & opened by King George V in 1922. The building served as the headquarters for the London County Council & then the Greater London Council. Today County Hall is home to the Sea Life London Aquarium, London Dungeon, Namco Arcade, hotels, restaurants, private apartments & conference & event spaces.

Stamford Wharf (OXO Tower Wharf)

Stamford Wharf started its life as a power station before being converted into a cold store for the manufacturers of the OXO Beef Cube. Today “OXO Tower Wharf” is home to over 30 design studios, specialist shops & restaurants.

Festival Pier Gallery

*Transportation links are based on data from Transport for London, always check their website (tfl.gov.uk) when planning your journey.

Walking times & distances are average times based on data from Google Maps.

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