We're going West!

We are excited to announce we will now be operating a weekend service to the West Zone, offering an alternative mode of transport for Londoners who wish to explore the neighbourhoods of Chelsea, Wandsworth and Putney.

Make a day of it, with a selection of things to do!

Fun things to do in West Zone

Summer Festivals in London

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Summer on the Square

From 1 - 28 August the National Gallery will host a programme of free, daily creative sessions and activities. Immerse yourself in studio activities and be ready to sketch, make, move, explore and be inspired by the National Gallery Collection!

Nearest pier: Embankment

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Summer In The Courtyard

Summer in the Courtyard

Also from 1 - 28 August, Somerset House will be opening its gates to the courtyard, where you can enjoy the sunshine (if we have any) alongside food & drink pop-ups, whilst viewing the magnificent fountains. And on weekends, experience a series of live events and performances from local creatives and communities.

Nearest pier: Embankment

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London Triathlon

On 6 August witness (or take part in) Challenge London's annual triathlon event, the only triathlon to take place in central London. Starting at ExCeL London, and going all the way to Westminster, there's plenty of opportunities for you to catch a view as well as take in London's iconic landmarks.

Nearest pier: North Greenwich (and cross the Thames by IFS Cloud Cable Car)

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London Craft Beer Festival

London Craft Beer Festival

And to celebrate your Triathlon success, or just for the less athletic of us, head to Wapping's Tobacco Dock from 11 - 12 August for the world's best craft beer festival!

You'll have the opportunity to try more than 700 beers, from hundreds of world-class breweries - with all the beer you can drink included in the price of your ticket. Of course, to soak it all up, there will be a selection of delicious food options available as well as a live music line-up to get you in the mood!

Nearest pier: Tower

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Busy Battersea

Battersea Power Station is the place to be this summer with events and attractions suitable for all ages! From the Battersea Games, to shopping in the Power Station, going up Lift 109.

But that's not all Battersea has to offer...

Battersea Park In Concert

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Enjoy a perfect weekend from 26 - 28 August as Battersea Park hosts a three day open-air concert series! Unpack your picnic, pop the fizz and relax into the ideal summer’s day to night, celebrating the best in Classical, West End Musicals, Soul & Jazz.

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Bounce at Battersea


The home of ping pong is coming to Battersea Power Station from 3 August! Grab your gang, whack some balls and enjoy craft cocktails, freshly made pizzas and top tunes under one lively roof.

From parties to bottomless brunches, or just straight up original ping pong - Bounce is where the fun happens.

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Celebrate the life and work of Christopher Wren

In 2023 we mark the tercentenary anniversary of the death of Sir Christopher Wren. To commemorate his genius and legacy Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is partnering with other attractions across London for a series of lectures and a joint ticket with St Paul's Cathedral and Old Royal Naval College!

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Go to Greenwich

If you're wanting to make the most of the sunshine this year, Greenwich is the place to be!

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Summer Sessions

Every Saturday and Sunday through August Greenwich Peninsula is hosting their annual Summer Sessions; a celebration of community spirit, culture and the great outdoors.

You can expect the ultimate party vibe with unmissable live music sets, games and an outdoor cinema! Pull up a deckchair and soak up the sounds of the summer.

Nearest pier: North Greenwich

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year

It's your last chance to see National Maritime Museum's Astronomy Photographer of the Year, ending 13 August.

Photographers from around the world have been going head to head in the annual competition featuring the world's greatest space photography. Over 100 photographs are on show in a special exhibition - just a few minutes away from Greenwich Pier!

Nearest pier: Greenwich

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Enjoy a family day out this summer

Enjoy summer with the family and spend the day making unlimited journeys aboard our services. A Family River Roamer gives unlimited all-day travel to 2 adults and up to 3 children (5 to 15). Kids 4 and under travel free.

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Things to do in London with the kids

Battersea Children's Zoo

Are you looking for family-friendly attractions and things you can see and do with the kids? We have put together a few recommendations of fun things along the river that are accessible with our service making travelling with the kids a breeze! 

Below you can find some of the locations where kids can stay cool by playing with water once the hot weather comes back to London, as well as a list of parks and farms along the Thames! Don't forget the Morph's Epic Art Adventure, kids and grown ups will love it and it's a great way to explore the capital. 

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London's best riverside playgrounds

Things to do in London with kids (use our filters to better fit your day)

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Morph's Epic Art Adventure

Until 20 August, we’ve partnered up with Whizz-Kidz, the UK’s leading charity for young wheelchair users, and taking over London’s most famous sights with a unique, free public art trail.

Discover 56 spectacularly painted giant Morph sculptures, in iconic locations from Tower Bridge to Tate Modern (which conveniently happens to be where our Morph ‘It’s Raining Morphs! Hallelujah!’ is positioned).

Visit our Morph, find the 4 digit code on the sculpture and enter it on the Morph's Epic Art Adventure app to collect your reward.

Nearest pier: Bankside (for our Morph… 😉) / London Bridge City / Tower

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Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

London's leading festival of free outdoor theatre and performing arts is back!

Bartholomew Fair

From 31 August - 16 September, the City will become the stage for an array of exciting, unique, and live performances taking place across the Square Mile.

The 2023 reimagining of iconic Bartholomew Fair, which dates back to the 12th century and was last held in 1855, brings a modern twist to the historic fair in a celebration of the City of London’s heritage.

Nearest pier: Bankside (and across Millennium Bridge)

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Sail from Gravesend & Tilbury

Hop aboard our special sailings from the estuary towns directly to the heart of the capital this spring. We'll sail from Gravesend and Tilbury Wednesday 9 August, Tuesday 15 AugustMonday 21 August and Thursday 31 August.

From Tilbury, the boat will take just 40 minutes to reach Greenwich Peninsula (North Greenwich Pier), or 60 minutes to London Bridge (London Bridge City Pier). Along the way, you'll sail past many of the city's iconic sights including The Thames Barrier, The O2, The Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, Canary Wharf and under Tower Bridge.

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