Exploring London with the kids couldn’t be easier when you travel by river. MBNA Thames Clippers run fast and frequent services to and from many of London’s major piers including Westminster, London Eye, Bankside, Tower, Greenwich and North Greenwich, linking the capital’s top family attractions.
With this competition prize, you will zoom along the Thames amidst London’s spectacular sights to North Greenwich with MBNA Thames Clippers. Soar over the river enjoying a bird’s eye perspective of London on Emirates Air Line cable car. Hop back on board the speedy catamarans for a quick trip to Greenwich and you’ll be ready to take the helm at Cutty Sark, exploring the world’s sole surviving tea clipper.
Finish the day by indulging in a three-course family dinner at Rivington Greenwich before gliding by river back into London, not forgetting to take that all important family snap as you sail through Tower Bridge.
MBNA Thames Clippers’ family friendly vessels offer great facilities for a day out. Visit the on-board coffee bars for a range of snacks and drinks to refuel during your busy day of sightseeing. The comfortable catamarans offer indoor climate-controlled cabins and outdoor back decks.
They are accessed by ramps, perfect for buggies, and there are toilets on board every vessel. Get the kids involved with the river journey with Learning the Ropes activity books. Or download the free visitor guide app to delve into London’s stories and history.
MBNA Thames Clippers offer joint tickets with Emirates Air Line. Reaching heights of 90 metres, London’s cable car offers breath-taking aerial views of the capital’s skyline. It spans just over 1km across the river between the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks.
Cutty Sark is the world’s sole-surviving tea clipper. Famed for her ground-breaking design and record-breaking passages bringing back tea from China and wool from Australia, she now stands as a much-loved icon of the Great Age of Sail.
The ship has been raised over three meters to allow you the jaw-dropping experience of walking directly underneath. Visit Cutty Sark and get a taste of life on board: take the helm at the wheel, climb the bunkbeds and delve into the ship’s extraordinary history to find out how she survived rough seas, fire, storms and mutiny.
Rivington Greenwich is located a short walk from Greenwich Pier, with an emphasis on simple, British dishes cooked with ingredients from small, bespoke suppliers.
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