The Top 6 Ways To Enjoy The River Thames In London


There are plenty of wonderful things about London, but none of them would exist without the River Thames.

The Romans built the walled city of Londinium here thanks to the strategic advantage it offered, and since then the river has allowed the city to become a global superpower. Make the most of The Montcalm Club packages currently available and book one of the best London city suites provided by Montcalm hotels all around the city centre; you’ll be staying in luxury and able to enjoy the mighty river in style.

Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to experience the magical River Thames.

Take a Thames River Cruise

One of the most popular ways to experience the River Thames is to take a river cruise. There are many different types of cruises available, from sightseeing tours to dinner cruises.

These cruises offer a unique perspective of the river and allow you to see some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye from a different angle.

Walk Along the South Bank

The South Bank is a lively and bustling area with plenty of things to see and do.

You can take a leisurely stroll along the river and enjoy the views or stop by one of the many street performers and musicians who perform in the area. South Bank is also home to several iconic landmarks, such as the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern.

Rent a Kayak or Canoe

If you’re feeling more adventurous, why not rent a kayak or canoe and explore the river on your own?

There are several rental companies that offer equipment and guided tours, so you can enjoy the river at your own pace or as part of a group.

After a bit of a workout you’ll be ready to enjoy the best West End restaurant in any hotel at the Chilworth by Montcalm.

Take a Thames Clipper

The Thames Clipper is a commuter boat service that operates on the River Thames.

It offers an affordable and convenient way to travel along the river and see the sights.

You can hop on and off at various stops along the way, including Greenwich, the Tower of London, and Westminster and you can even use your Oyster Card!

Go Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding is a fun and active way to experience the river.

You can rent equipment from several companies and take part in paddleboard yoga sessions, evening paddles, pub crawls, and litter-picking expeditions.

Paddleboarding is a great way to get some exercise while taking in the beautiful views of the river and the city.

Enjoy a Picnic

The River Thames offers plenty of great places for a picnic.

You can find several parks and green spaces along the river, such as Battersea Park, Richmond Park and Kew Gardens. Pack a picnic basket and enjoy a leisurely afternoon by the water in one of London’s world-famous parks.

All Roads Lead to the Thames

So there you have it, some of the best ways you can enjoy one of the most influential waterways in the world; the River Thames.

It offers many incredible views, unique perspectives and exciting adventures and should be considered one of the city’s greatest attractions. Spend the day on the water, then head home to your amazing hotel from The Montcalm Club.