St Katharine Docks
Tower Bridge Exhibition
This fascinating exhibition explains the nuts and bolts of Tower Bridge. If you’re not technically minded, it’s still fascinating to...
London was a thriving port in 1894 when elegant Tower Bridge was built. Designed to be raised to allow ships to pass, electricity has...
Tower of London
The unmissable Tower of London (actually a castle of 20-dd towers) offers a window on to a gruesome and quite compelling history. This...
Butlers Wharf Chop House
A poster child for early Modern British cuisine, the Chop House continues to create upmarket variants on bangers and mash, bubble and...
Lonely Planet review
The gateway to the warehouse district of Wapping, built in 1828 after 1250 ‘insanitary’ houses were razed and 11,300 people made homeless, the dock’s current incarnation – a marina for luxury yachts surrounded by cafes, restaurants and twee shops – dates from the 1980s. It’s the perfect starting point for exploring Wapping and Limehouse.