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Thames Barrier Park

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This is London’s first park which is along the Thames river. It was quite cold when we visited but... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Sankalp B
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I was travelling on the DLR when I saw this from the window and decided to investigate. It's just... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

This used to be a very pleasant park and a well kept secret beside the River Thames. Unfortunately when we tried to get there yesterday with the grand-children we were appalled to find that it is now cut off by numerous new buildings and much...More

Thank tatki46539
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Decided to travel out to see the Thames barrier and its park. A short walk from the DLR. The gardens appear to have been neglected, all shrubs require some attention including hedging. Something to note the cafe and toilets are closed until the end of...More

4  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is London’s first park which is along the Thames river. It was quite cold when we visited but walk was beautiful. Architects have taken so much of efforts to design this thoughtful park where green trench runs along the park indicated waves of water....More

Thank Sankalp B
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We popped along to see the Thames Barrier, quite different in the flesh than what is seen on tv. The park is very small with topiary yew to represent waves. Then there is open grass and the view of the barrier. This is due to...More

1  Thank KesgraveKid
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Barrier Park is amazing and it has a beautiful view of the Thames. They have a nice cafe and a playground for the kids.It has a variety of eye catching plants. I highly recommend this if you are in the area.

2  Thank Anna Maria G
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited the park and have been visiting the park quite regularly over the past several years. The weather has been slightly chilly and windy. The park itself is well maintained with good views of the thamed and the barrier. interesting for the children to...More

Thank ayshafarrugia
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I was travelling on the DLR when I saw this from the window and decided to investigate. It's just next to Pontoon Dock station which is one stop before London City Airport on the line to Woolwich Arsenal. There's a very large green space to...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed January 2, 2018

First of all, this listing is confusing. The Thames Barrier Park is on the north shore of the river, in Silvertown near London City Airport. The Pontoon Dock DLR station is right next to it. It's a pretty park with some innovative shrubbery design, and...More

3  Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

OK this is a place I wanted to look at for the Shear Engineering Achievement but unfortunately the visitor centre was closed so my advice is check on there website if your planning a visit and also it will list certain times the barrier will...More

2  Thank Darren S
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The Thames Barrier Park is a quiet little riverside park in a lovely location just opposite the domes of the Thames Flood Barrier and is extremely well kept and ideal for a picnic. We had a lovely stroll through the sunken garden which has a...More

10  Thank Sandygranny
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April 19, 2018|
Response from KesgraveKid | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I don’t know. There is no one to tell you not to but I don’t really think I would call it a place where I would have one to be honest.
March 1, 2017|
Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
i think after 09:30