The Glorious Thames – City Hall to Canary Wharf

Date: Saturday 12th May 2018

Distance: 3.25 miles

Start Time: 11:00

Duration: 2 hours 30 mins

  • By Water
  • Historical
  • Walk and Talk

Meeting Point: River Walkway outside City Hall

Nearest Station (Start): London Bridge

End Point: Canary Wharf

Nearest Station (End): Canary Wharf

Cost: Free


Telephone: 020 3151 1151

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Walk along the Thames Path with the Chairman of the River Thames Society. This special walk passes over Tower Bridge, looks at St Katharine Dock and follows the Thames Path past the former London Docks, through Wapping and Shadwell to Limehouse, with its historic Narrow Street.

The walk also takes in a visit to Limehouse Basin, before crossing Limekiln Creek to Canary Wharf, with great views of the river along the way.


There are toilets in Wapping at a cafe and cafes and public toilets in the shopping malls at Canary Wharf.

Please consider the weather forecast and the type of walk you are planning to join and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. We recommend that you bring a drink as there may not always be opportunities to purchase refreshments.

Advice Note:

This is a flat and easy route, suitable for both pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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