(North side)

Millennium Bridge , London, EC4V

London, GB, EC4V

Join us on the foreshore to learn about the history of the Thames and London.

Join us for a fun session to discover the history of the Thames.

A chance to get onto the foreshore at Millennium Bridge and find archaeological ‘Treasures of the Thames’. Who knows what will be discovered – smoking pipes, drain pipes, pottery, bones…there is lots of evidence of London’s past to be found. Money raised from these sessions goes into supporting our school teaching programme.  

Meeting by the glass obelix under the north bank of the Millennium Bridge we will explore the foreshore from there to Queenhithe Dock. We are guaranteed to find pipes, pottery and lots of evidence as the twice daily tide reveals London’s history…

A note to our regular participants: walks on different days will start and finish at different times depending on the tide and weather conditions. See above for the times of this walk.

Please pay by clicking the Paypal button above – once you are on that page you don’t need a Paypal account – just click on pay by debit or credit card.

Booking is essential and limited to 10 people per event to aid social distancing. Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum age for children is 5 years). Maximum of 2 children per adult.

Health and Safety (updated for Covid-19)

· It is essential that you bring waterproof gloves and bag to carry them home in

· Wear sensible footwear e.g. wellies, old trainers or walking boots – no sandals, crocs or bare feet

· It is essential to bring a face covering

· Please bring hand-sanitizer as there may be no local hand-washing facilities – wash your hands with soap and water at the first available opportunity.

· Cover freshly broken skin and eczema with waterproof plaster


Do not attend if you have symptoms of Covid-19. In the event a participant has to cancel due to Covid symptoms, please advise Thames Explorer as soon as possible either by phone (leave a message if unmanned): 0208 742 0057 or email us: and we will issue a credit note allowing the customer to book at a later date with no extra charge.

If Thames Explorer has to cancel one of the events then participants will be informed by email at the earliest opportunity and a full refund will be made.

Should events be cancelled due to Government advice on managing Covid (for example a second lockdown) then credit notes will be issued to all participants.

If you have any questions please email: or ring 020 8742 0057

Please dress for the possibility of bad weather. Wear clothing that can get muddy and wear Wellingtons or other suitable stout footwear. Happy exploring…

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