Woolwich Dockyard

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Woolwich Dockyard is an area of South East London steeped in history. Located on the banks of the River Thames, the dockyard has been open since the 1500s and was once one of the leading naval establishments in Britain. It has a wealth of buildings and structures that line its shore, with a variety of architectural styles from the Georgian period through to the late 19th century.

Today, Woolwich Dockyard offers visitors a glimpse into the past with guided tours of the area and the chance to explore the fascinating naval history of the site. The unique blend of buildings means there is something for everyone, from ancient warships and military artefacts to fascinating stories of local families and the frequent presence of river wildlife.

Adding to the area's vibrant atmosphere, Woolwich Dockyard is home to a variety of vibrant markets and street food venues. Visitors can enjoy a bite to eat in one of the locals cafes, filled with the aroma of freshly cooked foods, or find something unique from one of the independent stores. It's also a great spot for a leisurely stroll along the Thames as the buzzing atmosphere and the magnificent views give visitors a unique insight into life in South East London.

London Stations within 1 hour

  1. 28 mins to Moorgate
  2. 29 mins to Liverpool Street
  3. 29 mins to London Bridge
  4. 30 mins to Farringon
  5. 32 mins to Fenchurch Street
  6. 32 mins to Paddington
  7. 37 mins to Waterloo
  8. 39 mins to Marylebone
  9. 39 mins to Blackfriars
  10. 41 mins to Kings Cross / St. Pancras
  11. 41 mins to Charing Cross
  12. 42 mins to Victoria
  13. 43 mins to Trafalgar Square
  14. 55 mins to Euston


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