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 £78† 40% 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† 36% 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 £177† 41% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Travel near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Swan Pier

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The Tempest
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 22nd June to 2nd July 2017 - Various Times
Swan Pier, 56 Park Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
...More
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Ongoing
Borough Talks
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 4th April to 12th September 2017
Swan Pier, Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
Borough Market launches a new series of talks and debates in 2017, inviting some of the most well respected names from the world of food to ...More
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Meet John McEnroe
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 30th June 2017 - 12.30pm-1.30pm
Swan Pier, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
The three time Wimbledon tennis champion signs copies of his book But Seriously....More
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Entertainment near Swan Pier

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Swan Pier

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near Swan Pier

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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near Swan Pier

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near Swan Pier

The best pubs near London Swan Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Swan Pier

Swan Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Swan Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Swan Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Borough Talks
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Borough Market 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Borough Market launches a new series of talks and debates in 2017, inviting some of the most well respected names ...More

 
Romeo And Juliet
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Theatre | Until 9th July 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Commencing Emma Rice's Summer of Love season, which will be her final season as Artistic Director, Shakespeare's Globe stages a ...More

 
Tristan & Yseult
Tristan & Yseult
Theatre | Until 24th June 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Kneehigh Theatre's Tristan & Yseult, which catapulted the company to international success more than a decade ago, is revived at ...More

 
Cococure's Lagos Fridays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th December 2017 

Proud Cabaret City 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

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Alberto Giacometti
Alberto Giacometti
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, "one of the most highly regarded and distinctive artists of the last century" (The Guardian) "wowed ...More

 
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

One of the first female artists to exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London in the late ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

London Riviera
London Riviera
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

London Riviera 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

London Riviera is a pop-up food and drink experience bringing Miami beach and the French Riviera to More London Riverside ...More

 
The World Of Anna Sui
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Fashion and Textile Museum 12 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Celebrating American fashion designer Anna Sui, the Fashion and Textile Museum in London presents a curated selection of over 100 ...More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 15 minutes walk from Swan Pier

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 

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