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Take a break from the Excel Centre

Many people visit the Excel Centre for a trade show (or perhaps attend a smaller event in the Crystal Centre) arriving and leaving on the DLR without noticing where they are. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2016
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Many people visit the Excel Centre for a trade show (or perhaps attend a smaller event in the Crystal Centre) arriving and leaving on the DLR without noticing where they are. A very short walk from either will take you to the Royal Victoria Dock, which is crossed by a high and slender footbridge. They are lifts to get onto... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Not widely known, the Victoria Docs area is really pretty area that is perfect for a quiet scenic walk.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I have really mixed feelings about this area of London. One the plus, there's an incredible sense of history. The dock is huge - as in seriously massive - and it's easy to imagine its historic glory. You can see Millennium Mills across the water (looking a bit worse for wear, though I hear it's going to be patched up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Large dock area now fully developed and containing hotels, luxury flats, restaurants, bars, and of course the Excel centre. At one end of the dock is a cable water ski course, and the Emirates cable car which travels over the River Thames to the O2 Arena. There are a few original dockside cranes, and a central walkway from one side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nice to walk round few little places to eat nice and relaxing, if you want a nice cup of tea or coffee go to Cafe Marina best I have ever had and the cakes are yummy to 5 stars, the owner is lovely and welcoming.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Royal Victoria Docks is a really quiet and lovely part of the docklands. It also houses the Royal Victoria Docks Watersports center. There is an annual Waterfront festival which is well attended with impressive displays of fireworks as well as a lot of good family friendly fun shows/ events.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

i need to get there on the 20th can you i live in sheffeild ....my number is 07770805194 can you please get back in touch on my number to get to the place i said its london victoria docks just a day trip return from sheffeild thanks very much karl

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I've been using this bridge since it opened a long time ago. I now have a pushchair for my 2 year old and we can never cross it as the lifts are down 99% of the time. I come by it every day and I just don't understand why whoever owns it can't look after it properly. To walk around... More 

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