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London Tower Pier

We are privileged to be able to sail from London, vibrant capital city situated on the River Thames. Tower Pier is situated by the Tower of London and a wealth of other historic monuments, buildings and attractions for which London is known. These include the iconic Tower Bridge which will lift as you sail beneath on MV Balmoral, making for an unforgettable experience.  

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Sailing from: Tower Pier [beside Tower of London].

Postcode: EC3N 4DT

Access: By road – There are many routes into central London, please use the above pier postcode to work out a convenient route. Please note that Tower Pier is within the Congestion Charging Zone.

Car parking: Car parks on Lower Thames Street [short walk] and Royal Mint Street [approx.12 minutes walk]. Charges apply.

Public transport:
Tower Hill Underground Station (0.3 miles) and Fenchurch Street mainline station (0.5 miles).

Bicycles can be hired throughout London and there are stands at the Tower of London.
Please use
https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/ to plan your journey.

Additional local information: City of London Information Centre. Tel: 020 7606 3030

 

    Cruise & explore: Gravesend
    Join at London Tower Pier and have the iconic Tower Bridge open for you! Enjoy the sights of central London as you cruise the Thames to Gravesend for time ashore. Return on board ship (you'll catch some of the music playing in the Britannia Lounge during the evening music cruise!).
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    Cruise & explore: Southend
    Join us at London Tower Pier and have the iconic Tower Bridge open for you! Enjoy the sights of central London and the Thames Estuary as you cruise the Thames to land at Southend’s famous Pier for time ashore. Enjoy an ice cream and return on MV Balmoral later in the day (you'll catch some of the music playing in the Britannia Lounge during the evening music cruise!).
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    Day cruise: Tower Bridge & Thames Forts
    Join at London Tower Pier and have the iconic Tower Bridge open for you! Enjoy the famous sights of central London and continue to cruise the Thames out to the unusual looking army forts in the Thames Estuary: Red Sands & Shivering Sands. Learn about their roles during the Second World War as anti-aircraft defences and subsequent history. An amazing photo opportunity! Return on board ship (you'll catch some of the music playing in the Britannia Lounge during the evening music cruise!).
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    Music cruise: Tower Bridge to North Greenwich [one-way]
    The classic evening Showboat cruise! Join us at Tower Pier to cruise through Tower Bridge and downriver to North Greenwich as the sun goes down and a live band plays on board. Please note: this is a one-way trip. Passengers disembark at North Greenwich and make their own way home.
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    Music cruise: Tower Bridge to Gravesend [one-way]
    The classic evening Showboat cruise! Join us at Tower Pier to cruise through Tower Bridge and downriver to Gravesend as the sun goes down and a live band plays on board. Please note: this is a one-way trip. Passengers disembark at Gravesend and make their own way home.
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