If you do one thing when in London, do this! Ok, I say that about lots of things as London is full of the most amazing things to see and do, however travelling on the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers really is one to add to your list. The easiest way to describe the clipper is ‘the tube, but on water’. You can get a single, return or daily River Roamer ticket so you can hop on and off where you please – and that’s what I love to do!
As I’m based in Covent Garden, naturally I board the boat at Embankment and will either go East or West for the day. Below I’ve highlighted some must sees along the river route RB1 (the blue route) including pubs, galleries, social activities like axe throwing and mini golf, farms, skate parks, famous landmarks, playgrounds and much more – there’s something for everyone!
Let’s start east at North Greenwich and head all the way along to Battersea Power Station. At each stop I’ll list something to see and do if you alight the boat and turn left, right, or straight head (as the crow flies). All suggestions are within walking distance from the pier and you’ll get to discover different parts of London along the way!
As the last year or so has shown us, things change frequently at the moment, so please do check opening times of anywhere you may wish to visit. I’ve included links to everywhere mentioned so you will have the most up to date info to plan your trip. Once you’ve cherry picked your favourite places, click on the boat at the bottom of this page for all the info and timetables to plan your river experience.
I hope you have a wonderful time on the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper. Keep your eyes peeled for future guides by signing up to the mailing list, or following me on social media: @coventgardenmum
Click on any pier name below to reveal the hot spots…
Ready to explore?
Now let’s hop aboard the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper! For timetables and ticketing information, click on the boat image below…