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London Christmas Cruises

London Christmas Cruises

This winter join us for a festive Sunday Evening Cruise from Greenwich Pier. Our London Christmas Cruises depart at 18:00 & cruise upriver through Central London passing the cities famous landmarks & under the River Thames’ iconic bridges. About our London Christmas Cruises Our popular Sunday Evening Cruise returns at the end of November for four weeks of Thames Christmas Cruises. Our London Christmas Cruises are 2-hour Thames circular sightseeing tours departing Greenwich Pier at 18:00. The cruises operate on Sunday evenings for four weeks between Sunday 25th November & Sunday 16th December 2018. The cruise will take you from the Royal

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Winter & Christmas 2018

Winter & Christmas 2018

The festive season is fast approaching, we are currently taking bookings for Christmas charters & we also have a number of public cruises running throughout the winter months. Christmas Parties & Charters Christmas & New Year are just around the corner & we still have dates available for Christmas charters. Our fleet boasts a range of tastefully decorated, versatile party boats perfectly suited for private & corporate events on the River Thames. Our bespoke hospitality & delicious seasonal menus combine to create the perfect Christmas atmosphere on-board. From festive finger food like our Grilled Turkey & Stuffing Pitta to fine

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Open House London 2018 (Photo by Colin on Flickr!)

Open House London 2018

Throughout Open House London Weekend explore builidings which are usually closed to the public. Travel between historic & modern buildings by river.

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The Great River Race 2019

The Great River Race 2018

The Great River Race 2018 Great River Race Pier Closures Today is the 30th Great River Race. A number of river closures are in place throughout the day. Approximate closure times include: St. Katharine Pier | 10:25-11:25 Westminster Pier Pier | 11:05-12:05 There will be no departures from these piers during these times. After the race has passed Westminster Bridge services should return to the usual time table. About Thames River Services Thames River Services (TRS) have been operating daily sightseeing tours since 1986, our current service operates between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier. During

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Thames River Services, Low Summer Timetable, 2nd September 2018

Click Here to view the latest Thames River Services timetable. × Dismiss alert From tomorrow Thames River Services will be operating the Low Summer Timetable. The last sailing will depart Westminster Pier at 16:00, St. Katharine Pier at 16:20 & Greenwich Pier at 17:00. Low Summer Timetable (Operating 3rd September-31st October 2018) Westminster Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 To Greenwich Pier & Thames Barrier*  10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 St. Katharine Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 11:50, 12:20, 12:50, 13:20, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20,

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The Great Fire of London, 1666

The Great Fire of London, 1666

The Start of the Fire The Great Fire of London started on Sunday 2nd September 1666 in the King’s bakery in Pudding Lane. The fire raged for almost five days destroying over 13,200 houses, 87 parish churches, the Royal Exchange, Guildhall & St. Paul’s Cathedral. Despite the devastation caused by the fire only a small number of Londoners perished in the fire. Rebuilding London On Thursday 5th September all of the major fires had been extinguished & the task of rebuilding London was given to Sir Christopher Wren. Wren’s new design for London featured new wider streets leading from spacious piazzas

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National Afternoon Tea Week & National Prosecco Day

National Afternoon Tea Week & National Prosecco Day

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 available along the River Thames. Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Combine a tour of the home of British politics with afternoon tea in one of the riverside rooms of the House of Commons. Audio Tours & Guided Tours of Charles Barry & Augustus Pugin’s Gothic masterpiece are available followed by a tradition afternoon tea with a modern twist. New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Visit Website The Swan

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Painted Hall Ceiling Tours, Old Royal Naval College, Royal Borough of Greenwich

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours, Kids Go Free

About the Royal Hospital for Seamen & Painted Hall The Royal Hospital for Seaman at Greenwich was built under the instructions of Mary II. Mary had been inspired by the sight of injured sailors returning from the Battle of La Hogue in 1692 & wanted to provide a naval counterpart to the Chelsea Hospital for soldiers. The new hospital was designed by Sir Christopher Wren & his assistant Nicolas Hawksmoor. The original design featured a large structure topped by an enormous dome, Mary II ordered that the buildings be split to preserve the view from the Queens House (completed in

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The Tower of London

Summer Holidays 2018

There’s plenty to do along the River Thames during the Summer holidays. Our regular sightseeing cruises link London’s most popular attractions & tourist hot spots. Westminster Pier 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. Kings Reach, City of Westminster London Eye, Waterloo M.V Avontuur IV at Westminster Pier County Hall Explore Westminster St. Katharine Pier & St. Katharine Docks St. Katharine Pier is situated nearby to Tower Bridge & the

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M.V Thomas Doggett | Viscount Cruises / Thames River Services

Thames River Services, Peak Season Timetable, 1st June 2018

Click Here to view the latest Thames River Services timetable. × Dismiss alert From tomorrow Thames River Services will be operating the Low Summer Timetable. The last sailing will depart Westminster Pier at 16:00, St. Katharine Pier at 16:20 & Greenwich Pier at 17:00. Peak Season Timetable (Operating 1st June-31st August 2018) Westminster Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30*, 17:00* To Greenwich Pier & Thames Barrier**  10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 *Only operates during June, July & August.**Thames Barrier Loop only operates April-October. St. Katharine Pier Departures

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