Service Notice: Due to the closure of Hammersmith Bridge we are currently unable to operate any cruises from Westminster to Kew, Richmond, or Hampton Court. We are currently operating a service from Richmond Landing Stage to Hampton Court, on select days passengers can also board the first cruise of the day at Kew Pier. We are also operating our 45-Minute Circular Cruise from Richmond Landing Stage.
Westminster Millenium pier is in the heart of London and close to so many Major attractions.
The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, London Aquarium are within walking distance as are The Cabinet War rooms, TheFlorence Nightingale Museum, and The Dali Universe.
There are many transport links nearby to the whole of Londons attractions.
River Trips from Westminster Pier
Service Notice: Due to the closure of Hammersmith Bridge we are currently unable to operate any cruises from Westminster to Kew, Richmond, or Hampton Court. We are currently operating a service from Richmond Landing Stage to Hampton Court, on select days passengers can also board the first cruise of the day at Kew Pier. We are also operating our 45-Minute Richmond Circular Cruise from Richmond Landing Stage.
Westminster to Kew (Unavailable Until Further Notice)
Journey Time: Approximately 1-Hour & 30-Minutes Each Way
A cruise from Westminster Pier to Kew Pier takes approximately 1-hour, 30-minutes & passes through the City of Westminster & a number of London Boroughs including Chelsea, Wandsworth & Putney before arriving in the upper reaches. The next stage of the journey cruises through Hammersmith, Barnes & Chiswick, following the winding path of the river round islands & stately homes before arriving at Kew Pier. During the cruise we will pass beneath a number of London’s iconic bridges & pass numerous landmarks including Westminster Bridge, the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), Lambeth Palace, Battersea Power Station, Chelsea Bridge & Albert Bridge.
The cruise takes place on a traditional river Thames passenger boat with indoor & outdoor seating, a fully licensed bar & toilet facilities. A river trip to Kew makes an excellent day out for tourists & locals alike whether you are planning to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, the London Museum of Water & Steam, the National Archives or one of the many pubs & restaurants in & around Kew.
Charing Cross Station: Southeastern Rail Services
Westminster Station: Circle Line, District Line, Jubilee Line
Westminster Station / Westminster Pier: 148, 211
Westminster Pier Location
Address: Westminster Millennium Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, SW1A 2JH
The Cockney Sparrow was built in 1976 at Eel Pie Island. She is a two level boat with a deceptively large enclosed saloon and an open top deck.
This historic vessel, built by Salter Brothers Oxford in 1911, has plied the river for over a century
Princess Freda was built in 1926 by T.C. Letcher on the Isle of Wight, and has been restored to a particularly high standard.