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Thames River

London, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
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Ranked #120 of 1,045 attractions in London
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Canoeing, Walking
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Las VEgas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

What a great river trip on the Thames River so much to see, you can sit below and listen to the tour information or sit up top which we did and soak up all the sited. The River isn't the cleanest in the world but if your in LONDON you have got to take this tour. Worth every penny

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A nice way to end your visit to the Tower of London, or you can skip the Tower and head straight for the Thames - the South bank is where you want to be. Walking is just as much fun as taking a cruise down the river. I say walk because you can go at your own pace, stop and... More

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Washington, DC
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

If enjoy history, archeology, or just beachcombing, you'll love doing some mudlarking on the Thames. Grab a plastic bag, put on some boots or some junky shoes, find a time of low tide and head to a more tidal part of the Thames. The trick is to find one of the public staircases that lead right down to the muddy... More

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We took our three year old twin grandchildren on a boat trip from Kew to Richmond on the Connaught. It was a outstanding. The boat was on time and the crew were friendly. The commentary was really interesting and the views were astounding. We went up close to a lot of herons' nests and, as it was spring, the young... More

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

It is one of the most famous river in England and it is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. Traveling in Thames river is a way to relax

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

For a really great day out (in fair weather!), take a walk along the Thames between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge. This is the real heart of London. Apart from the bridges themselves (Westminster, Jubilee/Hungerford, Waterloo, Blackfriars (road and rail), Millenium, Southwark, Cannon Street (rail), London and Tower, there are dozens of things to see - Palace of Westminster, Scotland... More

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coventry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Cruised up & down the Thames, fantastic commentary from Ben the waterman, learnt so much in such an entertaining fashion. All we could say is thanks Ben for a great afternoon. Your poem and info was brilliant.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I went on a cruise to see all the main sites and I loved it! It was great seeing all the sites on a boat whilst taking in all the fresh water air and having drinks whilst listening to the host explain the various sites and attractions. I'll definitely do it again but obviously being on a big boat, the... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I started the walk from Hammersmith and wanted to make it to the Tower Bridge...a good long walk no doubt..but wanted to see everything that was along the Thames River for about 13 miles armed with only my camera and my will to see...along the way I saw the All Saints Church, stopped and viewed the Hurlingham club, stopped for... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We went on the boat trip from Westminster to The Tower of London. Although this is not a sight seeing cruise one of the crewmen gives an overview of the sights you are passing. We sat downstairs in the cafe area and had a drink and snack (the first time we had stood still all day) while we were floating... More

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