Putney Pier

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Embankment, SW15 1JW†
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Putney Pier is situated in South West London on the Banks of the River Thames and marks the start of the famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. The pier is owned and managed by Livett's Launches and there are sightseeing and commuter serivces that call at Putney Pier. Sightseeing services are operated by Westminster Passenger Services (Upriver) Association while the commuter service ending at Blackfriars is run by Thames Executive Charters.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

East Putney Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Putney Railway Station
8 minutes walk
Barnes Railway Station
21 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Riverside West Pure Parking
23 minutes walk

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Hotels near Putney Pier

Near Putney Pier
The Lodge Hotel London
The Lodge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £75† 24% off
52-54 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 | 16 minutes from Putney Pier
Located in west London's attractive Putney area, the Lodge Hotel offers a superior standard of accommodation, with rooms divided into three categories: standard, executive and luxury. ...More
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth London
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £51† 42% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 22 minutes from Putney Pier
There are very few hotels in this sort of price range in London that put you so close to such an attractive stretch of the river. ...More
ibis London Earls Court London
ibis London Earls Court
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £53† 35% off
47 Lillie Road, SW6 | 27 minutes from Putney Pier
If you are going to an exhibition or concert at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, then this will definitely be the closest budget option, sitting on the ...More
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Alternative River Piers nearest Putney Pier

Nearest to Putney Pier
Kew Pier London
Kew Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Kew, TW9 | 3.2 miles from Putney Pier
Kew Pier is conveniently close to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew (Kew Pier to the main garden gate is approximately 600 metres) and not much ...More
Bankside Pier London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5.9 miles from Putney 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
Greenwich Pier London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 | 9 miles from Putney 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
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Travel near Putney Pier

Near Putney Pier
Serpentine Solar Shuttle London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 3.6 miles from Putney Pier
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ...More
Paddington Railway Station London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paddington Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 3.9 miles from Putney Pier
The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ...More
Hammerton's Ferry London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hammerton's Ferry
London > Travel > Boats
Orleans Road, TW1 | 4.5 miles from Putney Pier
Make a waterborne crossing over the River Thames from Ham House to Marble Hill House by boat on the Hammerton's Ferry. It's a seasonal foot/bike ferry ...More
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Events near Putney Pier

Near Putney Pier
Love Hangover London
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Love Hangover
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 8.30pm-1am
Star and Garter, 4 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 1 minute from Putney Pier
...More
Gutter Brothers London
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Gutter Brothers
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 20th September 2014 - 8pm-11pm
Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
The London quartet blend skiffle, rock, blues, country, reggae, and all points in between. Formed in the 1980's the boys are back at it with two ...More
A Walk Among The Tombstones London
Now On
A Walk Among The Tombstones
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 19th to 25th Sep 2014 - Various Times
Putney Odeon, 25 Putney High Street, Putney, SW15 | 4 minutes from Putney Pier
When a shootout with robbers ends in tragedy, booze-sodden NYPD cop Matt Scudder hangs up his badge and gets sober with the help of AA then ...More
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Entertainment near Putney Pier

Near Putney Pier
Half Moon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon
London > Entertainment > Live Music
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
The Half Moon is a big pub not far from the riverside in Putney. With its own live music room, it hosts an amazing array of ...More
The Bull's Head, Barnes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 30 minutes from Putney Pier
The Bull's Head, or 'The Bull', as it's known by locals, is located in a prominant spot in Barnes, overlooking the River Thames and boasts a ...More
Riverside Studios - Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 30 minutes from Putney Pier
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ...More
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Sights and Attractions near Putney Pier

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Putney Pier
Fulham Palace London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 5 minutes from Putney Pier
A hugely popular afternoon out for weekending West London families, Fulham Palace is truly beautiful. Originally a country retreat for London's bishops (it only stopped ...More
Museum Of Fulham Palace London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum Of Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Museums
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 5 minutes from Putney Pier
The long history of Fulham Palace, previously home to the Bishops of London, is told through the on-site museum which opened in April 2007. Through interactive ...More
Pottery Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 18 minutes from Putney Pier
All Fulham mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their babies here to get ...More
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Shopping near Putney Pier

The best shops and markets near Putney Pier
Circa Vintage Clothes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circa Vintage Clothes
London > Shopping > Clothing
64 Fulham High Street, SW6 | 7 minutes from Putney Pier
The total antithesis of mass-produced, high-street fashion stores, Circa Vintage is a real one-off. Stocking an impressive range of antique garments, from billowing 30s chiffon creations ...More
Gina Conway Aveda Salon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gina Conway Aveda Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
612 Fulham Road, SW6 | 17 minutes from Putney Pier
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on the Fulham Road offers the full range of beauty treatments. Gina Conway is an American born hair and beauty ...More
Del Aziz, Fulham London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Del Aziz, Fulham
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-32 Vanston Place, Fulham, London SW6 | 24 minutes from Putney Pier
Located on a cobbled backstreet in Fulham, Del'aziz is the first all-round Mediterranean delicatessen and brasserie in London. Whether you're after cakes and pastries, a healthy ...More
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Restaurants near Putney Pier

What are the best dining options near Putney Pier London?
Emile's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Emile's
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
96 - 98 Felsham Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
International cuisine ...More
The Half Moon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Half Moon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
Gastropub...More
Caparossa London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caparossa
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
3B The Piazza, 30 Brewhouse Lane, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
A stone's throw from the banks of the Thames, Caparossa hosts a charming Mediterranean setting, perfect to serve the traditional delicacies from Southern Italy. Delightful charcuterie ...More
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Education near Putney Pier

Near Putney Pier
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 2.3 miles from Putney Pier
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ...More
King Street College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2.5 miles from Putney Pier
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ...More
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 31 minutes from Putney Pier
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ...More
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Leisure near Putney Pier

Putney Pier gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Bishops Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bishops Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 | 7 minutes from Putney Pier
This long strip of parkland running alongside the Thames with views over the river towards Putney gets its name from the former resident of Fulham Palace ...More
Putney Lawn Tennis Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Putney Lawn Tennis Club
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
Balmuir Gardens, SW15 | 10 minutes from Putney Pier
Head south of the river for an energetic runabout on the courts of Putney. It might not be the world famous All England Club in Wimbledon, ...More
Craven Cottage - Fulham FC London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Craven Cottage - Fulham FC
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Stevenage Road, SW6 | 10 minutes from Putney Pier
The much-loved, ramshackle home of Fulham FC, Craven Cottage gets its name from the royal hunting lodge that used to sit where the centre circle of ...More
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Pubs near Putney Pier

The best pubs near London Putney Pier.
Duke's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
8 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 1 minute from Putney Pier
Messing about on the river is all very well but sometimes it's even better to watch others doing it while you get the pints in. And ...More
The Half Moon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Half Moon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Lower Richmond Road, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
Gastropub...More
The Coat & Badge London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coat & Badge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
8 Lacy Road, Putney, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
Gastropub...More
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Nightlife near Putney Pier

Putney Pier clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Munki London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 3 minutes from Putney Pier
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ...More
Bar Local (Fulham) London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Local (Fulham)
London > Nightlife > Bars
2-8 Dawes Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 23 minutes from Putney Pier
In Bar Local, where cocktails are king, there's a decent, eclectic menu of tall drinks that won’t break the bank awaiting you. The house speciality is ...More
Riverside Studios Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 30 minutes from Putney Pier
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ...More
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Meeting venue hire near Putney Pier

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Putney Pier.
Olympia London London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2.1 miles from Putney Pier
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ...More
Chiswick House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 2.2 miles from Putney Pier
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ...More
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 29 minutes from Putney Pier
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ...More
 
 

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Love Hangover
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th September 2014 

Star and Garter SW15 1JN SW15 1JW - 0 minute walk from Putney Pier

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Gutter Brothers
Concerts | On 20th September 2014 

Half Moon 3 minutes walk from Putney Pier

The London quartet blend skiffle, rock, blues, country, reggae, and all points in between. Formed in the 1980's the boys ...More

On The Street Where You Live
Exhibitions | Until 13th November 2014 

Will's Art Warehouse 8 minutes walk from Putney Pier

Works in various media depicting inner city living....More

Friday at Del Aziz
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

Del Aziz, Fulham 24 minutes walk from Putney Pier

Resident DJs play R&B, funky house, old skool and club classics....More

Tai Chi
Sporting Events | Until 25th October 2014 

The Apothecary Gallery 24 minutes walk from Putney Pier

Tai Chi Qi Gong is a smooth, gentle exercise co-ordinating calm breathing movements and inner concentration....More

Belly Dancing
Sporting Events | Until 25th October 2014 

Del Aziz, Fulham 24 minutes walk from Putney Pier

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Metamorphosis
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

Barons Court Theatre 25 minutes walk from Putney Pier

Set in a Yoruba village, young Abeni wakes up to find she has changed into a locust. The story is ...More

Bill Bailey: Travel Photography
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Riverside Studios 1.55 miles from Putney Pier

Photographs from the comedian's travels, together with stills from the filming of the multi-award-winning documentary on Alfred Wallace, Bill Bailey's ...More

Hamlet (Over 14s)
Theatre | Until 30th November 2014 

Riverside Studios 1.55 miles from Putney Pier

Zoe Ford directs an adapted version of Shakespeare's tragedy performed by Hiraeth Artistic Productions starring Adam Lawrence and Collette Cooper....More

Kate Bush
Concerts | Until 1st October 2014 

Hammersmith Apollo 1.67 miles from Putney Pier

For the first time since 1979, the reclusive and ethereal singer-songwriter performs live, headlining a 22-date theatrical residency entitled Before ...More

 
 
 
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