February Half Term 2019
Half Term Attractions
1. Climb Aboard Cutty Sark
Visit the famous Tea Clipper Cutty Sark & meet the crew who sailed her. Discover stories from her sailings & learn about life on-board the fastest tea clipper of her time.
During February Half Term Royal Museums Greenwich are also hosting a number of Engineering & Art themed workshops for families. Activities include winch building & craft making.
2. Explore the Tower of London
Visit the Tower of London & marvel at over 1000 years of history. View the Crown Jewels, hear stories from the guardians of the Tower the Yeoman Warders & see the armour of Kings Henry VIII, Charles I & James II.
From the 16th – 24th February Knight School is back at the Tower of London. Children between 5-11 years can train to become a Medieval Knight. After training take part in “Defend The Tower”, a mock battle to protect the Tower from an invading army.
3. Meet Veterans of HMS Belfast
Visit HMS Belfast & explore her 9 decks to discover what life was like at sea on a Royal Navy Cruiser. Visit on Wednesday 20th February to meet veterans & eye witnesses from the ships military campaigns. Stories can include the 2nd World War, Korean War & Falklands War.
4. Spend A Day At County Hall
There’s plenty to do at County Hall during Half Term. The Namco Funscape is open from 10:00-00:00 daily with an arcade, bowling dodgems & more. Sea Life London Aquarium is home to over 500 different species of marine life including stingrays, octopus, penguins & sharks. Shrek’s Adventure is a 70-minute walk-through experience featuring Shrek & other DreamWorks characters followed by a 4D Bus Experience.
5. Felt Making at the Old Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College are hosting a felt-making session inspired by clothing from the Tudor Court. The sessions are free & aimed at children aged 5 & above.
(Operating 2nd January-31st March 2019)
Westminster Pier is situated on the North shore next to Westminster Bridge & the Palace of Westminster. The pier sits directly opposite the London Eye & County Hall providing outstanding views from one of our party boats.
Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in the heart of maritime Greenwich. The pier is situated closely to a number of landmarks including the Tea Clipper Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum & the Queens House.
Standard Ticket Prices
Thames River Services operate regular cruises between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April-October Thames River Services also operate extra services with five sailings continuing downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier each day.