Blackfriars Pier

 
 
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Victoria Embankment, City, London EC4V 3QR
 
 
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Riverbus services run from Blackfriars Pier Monday to Friday, during peak hours and evenings only, to the O2 Arena and Woolwich Arsenal. Opened in 2000, it is run by London River Services Limited, a part of TfL (Transport for London), who own and operate eight passenger piers on the Thames between Millbank and Greenwich.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Blackfriars Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowhill NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Crowne Plaza London The City
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  25% off
    19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £109  22% off
    20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  26% off
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    London > Travel > River Piers
    Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 4.6 miles from Blackfriars Pier
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    Bankside Pier
    London > Travel > River Piers
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars 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
     
     
     
    Festival Pier
    London > Travel > River Piers
    South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
    London > Travel > Boats
    Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Blackfriars 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
     
     
     
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    London Cycling Campaign
    London > Travel > Bicycles
    2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackfriars 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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    Waterloo Railway Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...More
     
     
     
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    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th June to 20th August 2015
    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Curzon Mondrian
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Rambert
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    99 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Oxo Tower Wharf
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
    Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
     
     
     
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    Bankside Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    The Natural Kitchen
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Ede & Ravenscroft
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
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    26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Sea Containers
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 11 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Chang's Hapkido Academy
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Bernie Spain Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Galadari
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Dandelyan
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    The Mermaid
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Two Temple Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Pier
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    Sonia Delaunay
    Sonia Delaunay
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ...More

     
    Agnes Martin
    Agnes Martin
    Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Tate Modern stages the first retrospective exhibition of work by Agnes Martin since her death just over a decade ago. ...More

     
    Wimbledon at New Street Square
    Wimbledon at New Street Square
    Sporting Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    New Street Square 7 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Serving up street food alongside free screenings of the tennis, New Street Square has food from Souvlaki Street, Mumbai Mix ...More

     
    We Want You To Watch
    We Want You To Watch
    Theatre | Until 11th July 2015 

    Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed) 8 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Created in collaboration with the the anarchic dance-theatre collective RashDash, We Want You to Watch depicts the journey of two ...More

     
    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
    The Motherf**ker With The Hat
    Theatre | Until 20th August 2015 

    National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 8 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Stephen Adly Guirgis's profane and hilarious Tony award nominated tale of love and addiction in New York City comes to ...More

     
    Rules For Living
    Rules For Living
    Theatre | Until 8th July 2015 

    National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 8 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Stephen Mangan joins a cracking cast of Deborah Findlay, Miles Jupp and Maggie Service in Sam Holcroft's comedy Rules for ...More

     
    As You Like It
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Blanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of cross-dressing and reparation in which banished Rosalind disguises herself as a boy in ...More

    Wimbledon at One New Change
    Wimbledon at One New Change
    Sporting Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    One New Change 9 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Enjoy tennis with a view when you watch Wimbledon up on the roof of One New Change in the City. ...More

     
    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Carsten Holler: Decision
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Hayward Gallery 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    Especially-commissioned slides invite courageous visitors to Carsten Holler's summer exhibition at the Hayward to travel from the gallery's iconic glass ...More

     
    A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design: Lecture
    Exhibitions | On 8th July 2015 

    London School Of Economics 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Pier

    With physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek....More

     
     
     
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