How long is the cruise from Westminster to Tower Pier?
about 30-40 minutes
You get a voucher that allows one cruise between Westminster Pier or the London Eye to Tower Pier in front of the Tower of London. The whole cruise on this sector non-stop takes about 30-40 minutes.
How do you get to Tower of London by boat?
You can also travel by river boat. Tower Pier is served by river boats travelling from various piers including Westminster and London Eye and is located next to the Tower entrance.
Can you walk from London Bridge to Tower Bridge?
Keep in mind that walking across both bridges is completely free. TIP: The Tower Bridge Exhibition and the London Bridge Experience are free with the London Pass.
How deep is the Thames under Tower Bridge?
about 20 metres
At London Bridge, where the tides are measured, the depth of the Thames at low water is about 20 metres at its deepest. At high water you can add 5 to 7 metres to that depth.
How long is the boat ride from Westminster to Greenwich?
About the Cruise Join us for a 1-Hour (Single) or 2-Hour (Return) trip from Westminster Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The cruise departs Westminster Pier & cruises downriver through the City of London & beneath Tower Bridge before travelling past Docklands & on to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Where does the Thames River cruise stop?
Our Thames Cruises stop and allow for embarking and disembarking at four piers – Westminster Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier.
Is London Bridge and Tower Bridge the same?
Tower Bridge is London’s defining landmark. Whilst the image of its grand towers and rising bascules make it the most recognised bridge in the United Kingdom, if not the world, many confuse it with its neighbour, London Bridge.
What Tube line is Tower Bridge on?
Tube (London Underground) London Bridge station is served by the Northern, and Jubilee lines. Tower Bridge is just a short walk away. It has step-free access from train to street.
What’s the difference between Tower Bridge and London Bridge?
Tower Bridge is NOT a drawbridge Drawbridges require ropes or chains to pull up the road, but Tower Bridge’s roads are too heavy to be opened like this. Instead it is a bascule bridge, which means the roads (bascules) move like two giant seesaws and pivot to open and close the bridge.
Is Tower Bridge worth visiting?
Is Tower Bridge worth visiting? Tower Bridge is worth visiting because it is the only bascule bridge in all of London and one of the first moveable bridges powered by a hydraulic mechanism.
Are there sharks in the River Thames?
The poisonous sharks that actually live in the River Thames and have venom in their spines. The Thames is full of all kinds of amazing creatures. As huge conservation efforts help to ensure the water is getting cleaner, all kinds of surprising wildlife is being spotted.
Can you swim in River Thames?
Where Can You Swim? The PLA allows swimming to take place upriver of Putney Bridge through to Teddington. It is permitted in this area only but be reminded that it is still a busy section of the tidal Thames for leisure and recreational activities.
What pier does will go on Thames Cruises?
‘Tower’ pier is right outside the Tower of London and provides the perfect set-off point for Will on her Thames cruises. Whether a lunch or dinner cruise, one of her famous Clay Shoot cruises, or a Casino Night Cruise, Will is your choice for parties of 5 to 50 who want the ‘Tower Bridge Experience’
Can boats open Tower Bridge in London?
Only very special boats can open Tower Bridge in London. It’s a trick that only vessels large or tall enough can pull off, and it gives lucky guests aboard a truly unusual and rare London experience. No other city in the world can offer such an experience with such an iconic landmark.
How many boats are there on the River Thames?
Cruise on the River Thames and soak in the best sights of London! A fleet of 20 boats departing from 23 piers across London (from Putney in the west to Woolwich Royal Arsenal in the east). Travel through the city safely and comfortably as the city gets moving once again post-pandemic. Click here for for the route map.
When does the Tower Bridge open for cruises?
If you charter SB Will to cruise from Tower Pier then your cruise will open Tower Bridge each time you pass through it, any day. On Dutch Master then it does depend on the tide. Get in touch with us and we can focus in on the time of year you have in mind and see what dates and times would work.