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5 minutes walk
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Hilton London Docklands Riverside Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  31% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 16 minutes from Discovery Planet
You can still feel the excitement and bustle of ships laden with goods, unloading their wares in London's Docklands. Now a burgeoning centre for some of ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  27% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 21 minutes from Discovery Planet
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Four Seasons London Canary Wharf
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £140  42% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 21 minutes from Discovery Planet
The ultra-modern towers of the Four Seasons Canary Wharf contain spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 miles from Discovery Planet
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Discovery Planet
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mudchute Park & Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from Discovery Planet
Located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Farm and Park is one of the largest of London's city farms, covering a 32 acre ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Discovery Planet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 6 minutes from Discovery Planet
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from Discovery Planet
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Discovery Planet
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
On Soon
The Fault In Our Stars (Subtitled)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Monday 14th July 2014 - 2pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | Same location as Discovery Planet
Sixteen-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster was diagnosed with cancer at an early age. An experimental drug trial has halted the spread of the cancer and Hazel reluctantly ...More
 
 
 
Now On
X-Men: Days Of Future Past 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 11th to 16th Jul 2014 - 5pm
Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | Same location as Discovery Planet
In a dystopian 2023, Professor Charles Xavier and his mutant kin stand on the precipice of extinction. The Sentinel programme, conceived by scientist Dr Bolivar Trask, ...More
 
 
 
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Les Vampires
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 15th July 2014 - 8.30pm
Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Discovery Planet
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 24 minutes from Discovery Planet
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 26 minutes from Discovery Planet
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Discovery Planet

The best shops and markets near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Discovery Planet
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Discovery Planet
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Discovery Planet
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Discovery Planet

What are the best dining options near Discovery Planet London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Yellow House Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
126 Lower Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 3 minutes from Discovery Planet
Three menus - the bistro menu, the grill menu and the pizza menu - are served in two separate dining rooms at The Yellow House where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.3 miles from Discovery Planet
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.5 miles from Discovery Planet
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.5 miles from Discovery Planet
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Discovery Planet

Discovery Planet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Discovery Planet
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
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 30 minutes from Discovery Planet
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 33 minutes from Discovery Planet
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Discovery Planet

The best pubs near London Discovery Planet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Discovery Planet
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from Discovery Planet
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from Discovery Planet
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Discovery Planet

Discovery Planet clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Discovery Planet
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Discovery Planet

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Discovery Planet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Discovery Planet
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 16 minutes from Discovery Planet
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Comedy Sundays With Lucy Frederick
Comedy | Until 20th July 2014 

The Space 19 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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World Cup Finale Ft. World Beats Frenzy With Ama Bazar!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th July 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Meat And Two Veg Presents Mother + Aerial Spires + Lord Magpie
Concerts | Until 31st July 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Mother
Concerts | Until 13th July 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Mother
Concerts | Until 10th August 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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The Sunday Jazz Lunch: With The Boisdale Blue Rhythm Band
Concerts | Until 10th August 2014 

Boisdale's Of Canary Wharf 23 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

An 18-hour slow roast rib of aged Aberdeenshire beef is the stunning centrepiece of the Sunday Jazz Lunch. Complementing the ...More

Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 25 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Designs of the Year 2014
Designs of the Year 2014
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2014 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

Now in its seventh year, the Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much anticipated feature ...More

 
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

Argentine-born, London-based designer Daniel Weil has made a name for himself with art pieces such as the 1981 'Bag Radio' ...More

 
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

Despite having died penniless and having built relatively little in his lifetime, Louis Kahn (1901-1974) remains one of the most ...More

 
 
 
 
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