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Lower Thames River, City, London EC3R 6DP
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Tower Pier, located next to the Tower of London, is a popular stop-off point for any tourist wishing to see the Tower and explore the City of London. The current pier replaced the original which opened in 1926 and has been highlighted for further work with an extension planned by 2011, in time for the 2012 Olympics. Leisure cruise and riverbus services run from Tower Pier to Westminster, Greenwich, the O2 Arena and Woolwich Arsenal. Part of the pier is used as a terminal for cruise ships.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Tower Hill Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Monument Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Shadwell Overground Station
19 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Q-Park Bucklesbury House
9 minutes walk
Thames Exchange NCP
9 minutes walk

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Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 38% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 1 minute from Tower Pier
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £146† 30% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 2 minutes from Tower Pier
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 42% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
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Alternative River Piers nearest Tower Pier

Nearest to Tower Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 3.6 miles from Tower Pier
Greenwich Pier delivers boat loads of visitors to the major tourist attractions of the area: the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory and Old Royal Naval College ... More
London Bridge City Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
London Bridge Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
Close to London Bridge, London Bridge City Pier is a convenient stop-off for City Hall workers as well as tourists visiting HMS Belfast, the London Dungeon ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Tower Pier
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Travel near Tower Pier

Near Tower Pier
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Tower Pier
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 14 minutes from Tower Pier
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 15 minutes from Tower Pier
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Events near Tower Pier

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Cococure's Lagos Fridays
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: 14th April 2017 to 30th March 2018 - 10.30pm-3am
Tower Pier, 1 Mark Lane, EC3R | 3 minutes from Tower Pier
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Entertainment near Tower Pier

Near Tower Pier
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Pier
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Pier
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Tower Pier
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Tower Pier

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tower Pier
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Tower Pier
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Tower Pier
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts. There ... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
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Shopping near Tower Pier

The best shops and markets near Tower Pier
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Tower Pier
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
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Restaurants near Tower Pier

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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
48 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Tower Pier
Food to go in its simplest form. Freshly baked bread for hand made made sandwiches, sold alongside hot pies, home made soups and simple salads. Since ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zizzi - Tower Hill
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Plaza Level West, Tower Place, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Tower Pier
Italian Cuisine... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Great Tower Street, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Tower Pier
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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Education near Tower Pier

Near Tower Pier
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 20 minutes from Tower Pier
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 22 minutes from Tower Pier
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 24 minutes from Tower Pier
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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Leisure near Tower Pier

Tower Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Tower Pier
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Tower Pier
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Tower Pier
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
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Pubs near Tower Pier

The best pubs near London Tower Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Tower Pier
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Tower Pier
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Tower Pier
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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Nightlife near Tower Pier

Tower Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Tower Pier
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Tower Pier
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 3 minutes from Tower Pier
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Tower Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Tower Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Tower Pier
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 4 minutes from Tower Pier
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Tower Pier
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Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

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