Swan Pier †

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Swan Pier. Thames Leisure own and operate from Swan Pier in the City, running boat parties from here up and down the River Thames.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Cannon Street Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Monument Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Shadwell Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Thames Exchange NCP
3 minutes walk
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
5 minutes walk

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 39% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 22% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Swan Pier
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £179† 33% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 8 minutes from Swan Pier
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
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Alternative River Piers nearest Swan Pier

Nearest to Swan Pier
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Greenwich Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 3.9 miles from Swan Pier
Greenwich Pier delivers boat loads of visitors to the major tourist attractions of the area: the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory and Old Royal Naval College ... More
London Bridge City Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
London Bridge Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
Close to London Bridge, London Bridge City Pier is a convenient stop-off for City Hall workers as well as tourists visiting HMS Belfast, the London Dungeon ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 8 minutes from Swan Pier
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 9 minutes from Swan Pier
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Swan Pier
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Borough Market Apple Day Celebration
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 22nd October 2017
Swan Pier, Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
A celebration of the autumnal fruit, Borough Market hosts a day of activities in honour of the apple. An annual tradition, Borough Market's Apple Day Celebration ...More
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October Plenty
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: Sunday 22nd October 2017
Swan Pier, Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
October Plenty is a glorious autumn harvest celebration, mixing ancient seasonal customs and theatre with contemporary festivity, and this year it returns for its 20th celebration. ...More
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Londinium: Hallucinatio
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October 2017 - 12noon-3pm
Swan Pier, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
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Near Swan Pier
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Swan Pier

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Swan Pier
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Swan Pier
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
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The best shops and markets near Swan Pier
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
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Scarpetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
110 Cannon Street, City, London EC4 | 2 minutes from Swan Pier
Canon Street Italian Scarpetta offers fresh pastas from the regions of Southern Italy via a menu created by chef Pierluigi Sandonnini who trained under three Michelin-starred ... More
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
86 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Inside might look like a fast food joint - and the food is served in shoots, like McDonald's - but there the comparison ends. Rather than ... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
135 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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Education near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 20 minutes from Swan Pier
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Swan Pier
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Swan Pier
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Swan Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 10 minutes from Swan Pier
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Swan Pier
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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The best pubs near London Swan Pier.
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
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Swan Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Swan Pier.
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 

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October Plenty
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Seasonal | On 22nd October 2017 

Borough Market 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

October Plenty is a glorious autumn harvest celebration, mixing ancient seasonal customs and theatre with contemporary festivity, and this year ...More

 
The Lie
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Menier Chocolate Factory 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Lindsay Posner directs the English language world premiere of Florian Zeller's provocative drama, which has been translated by Christopher Hampton. ...More

Coppa Club Winter Igloos
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Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
Shopping | Until 30th December 2018 

Flat Iron Square 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More

Beowulf
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Swan Pier

An exciting, adventurous and atmospheric new interpretation of the epic poem performed with live music. Written by Chris Thorpe. Directed ...More

Laika
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Swan Pier

A moving sci-fi adventure about the first dog in space inventively told using puppetry, movement and music. By Bryony Hannah ...More

Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

Homeworkers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Artworks employing materials traditionally associated with the domestic sphere. Artists include Margaret Harrison, Rosemarie Trockel, Annette Messager and Tracey Emin....More

Pino Pascali
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Mark Godfrey curates an exhibition of works by one of the most important 1960s Italian artists, who favoured using steel ...More

Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Rarely-seen work on paper and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career and acquired through the artist's ...More

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