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Thames Barrier Park

North Woolwich Road, London E16 2HP, England
+44 20 7476 3741
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Interesting to have seen

We popped along to see the Thames Barrier, quite different in the flesh than what is seen on tv... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
KesgraveKid
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Kesgrave, Suffolk
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Beautiful

Barrier Park is amazing and it has a beautiful view of the Thames. They have a nice cafe and a... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Anna Maria G
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Reviewed 17 April 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

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Reviewed 8 April 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.

1  Thank Anna Maria G
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Reviewed 4 April 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

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Reviewed 26 March 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

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Reviewed 2 January 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

2  Thank Abbotsbury92
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Reviewed 10 October 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
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Reviewed 21 September 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

9  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Wonderful park to walk around in especially during the warmer months. they have planted lovely flowers, bushes and trees. Next to it is a new playground and a cafe, perfect if you bring smaller kids. As it is near the water it tends to be...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

There is a nice coffee shop with food etc, public toilets available and plenty of parking spaces. Once parked up there are few steps to go up and then you get the full view of the thames barrier. Its best to join this visit with...More

1  Thank a2amali
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This fabulous little park, designed by Allain Provost and Patel Taylor, is based around a green trench running through the site that echoes the site's dockland heritage! The trench contains playful wavy hedges and strips of coloured plants that lead up to a viewing point...More

1  Thank Nick and Angel S
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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.
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