Outdoors

London Royal Docks Open Water Swimming, a swimmer in the water

Activities

London Royal Docks Open Water Swimming

Swim outside year round against the historic backdrop of Royal Victoria Dock. Safety tagging included.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Wakeup Docklands, two paddleboarders

Activities

Wakeup Docklands

Wakeboarding, paddleboarding, and paddleboard yoga – for beginners and back-flippers alike.

Royal Victoria Dock
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Royal Victoria Gardens, avenue of trees

Outdoors

Royal Victoria Gardens

These 19th-century pleasure gardens are still a delightful place to watch the river go by.

North Woolwich
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Crocuses in Lyle Park

Outdoors

Lyle Park

It's easy to miss Lyle Park's narrow entrance, but its triangle of green with a river view is worth exploring.

Silvertown
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Thames Barrier Park sculptural hedges

Outdoors

Thames Barrier Park

This dramatically-landscaped park is the best place to watch the Thames Barrier in action.

Silvertown
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Activities

Royal Docks Adventure

Power boats, rowing boats, dragon boats, canoes – everything you need for an afternoon on the water.

Royal Albert Dock
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Outdoors

St John's Green

Community garden with allotment and children's play area.

North Woolwich
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Outdoors

Britannia Village Green

Every experimental urban village needs a green. This one has a basketball court.

Silvertown
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Outdoors

Royal Wharf Gardens

In this garden in the centre of the Royal Wharf development, you'll find a memorial to the Silvertown Explosion.

Silvertown
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