Swan Pier

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Swan Lane, City, London EC4R 3TN†
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Swan Pier. Thames Leisure own and operate from Swan Pier in the City, running boat parties from here up and down the River Thames.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Cannon Street Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Monument Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Shadwell Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Thames Exchange NCP
3 minutes walk
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
5 minutes walk

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THE BEST

Hotels near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 32% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £69† 21% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £84† 30% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
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Alternative River Piers nearest Swan Pier

Nearest to Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 3.9 miles from Swan 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 | 5 minutes from Swan 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 | 6 minutes from Swan 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 Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
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 | 8 minutes from Swan 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 | 9 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Cherry Garden Pier, Southwark, London SE16 | 26 minutes from Swan Pier
City Cruises Sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. The River Red Rover Ticket option allows you to hop on and off at Westminster Pier, ... More
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Events near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The View From The Shard
London > Events > Tours †Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2014
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Swan Pier
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
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Ender's Game
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Swan Pier
A hostile alien race called the Formics invades Earth and is repelled at the last minute by International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, who sacrifices his life ...More
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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Swan Pier
Plucky hobbit Bilbo Baggins, wise wizard Gandalf The Grey and the company of dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield encounter a shape-shifter called Beorn and a nest ...More
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Entertainment near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Swan Pier

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Swan Pier
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Monument Street, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
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Shopping near Swan Pier

The best shops and markets near Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Swan Pier
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 5 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , EC3V3ND | 6 minutes from Swan Pier
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
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Restaurants near Swan Pier

What are the best dining options near Swan Pier London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
86 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Inside might look like a fast food joint - and the food is served in shoots, like McDonald's - but there the comparison ends. Rather than ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
135 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
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Education near Swan Pier

Near Swan Pier
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 20 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Swan 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
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Swan Pier
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Leisure near Swan Pier

Swan Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 10 minutes from Swan Pier
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Swan 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
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from Swan Pier
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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Pubs near Swan Pier

The best pubs near London Swan Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Swan 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Swan Pier
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 12 minutes from Swan Pier
Gastropub... More
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Nightlife near Swan Pier

Swan Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Swan Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Swan Pier.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Swan Pier
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Swan Pier
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Swan 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
 
 

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Chocolate And Wine Masterclass
Exhibitions | Until 26th June 2014 

Vinopolis 4 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Learn how to match your favourite chocolate with an equally tasty tipple!...More

Hamlet
Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

On 23rd April 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, a new version of Hamlet staged by Shakespeare's Globe begins ...More

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Founded by actor and director Sam Wanamaker, the Globe as it's seen today is a reconstruction of the original Elizabethan ...More

Curiosities From The Vaults
Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2014 

Bank of England Museum 7 minutes walk from Swan Pier

After a three-month closure from January 1st, the Bank of England Museum will reopen with Curiosities From The Vaults, for ...More

Thursday at Yager Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2014 

Yager Bar 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Resident DJs play dance, house and chart....More

The View From The Shard
The View From The Shard
Tours | Until 31st December 2014 

The Shard 8 minutes walk from Swan Pier

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
Not Now, Bernard
Not Now, Bernard
Kids Events | Until 1st May 2014 

Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Based on the picture book by David McKee, Not Now, Bernard is the story of a little boy who is ...More

 
William Eggleston
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

Tate Modern dedicates rooms to three iconic US photographers - William Eggleston (until 11th May 2014), Harry Callahan (until 31st ...More

Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Swan Pier

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
 
 
 
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Hotels near Swan Pier

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