Updated: Sep 18
This short section of the Across London Visual Marathon goes from Royal Dock DLR to East India DLR and is about 3 Km long. It has some scenic areas at the start, middle and end of the route and is quiet.
At the beginning of the run, it takes you passed the Royal Victoria Dock, the Emirates Cable Car for the O2, and the new City Hall. It then travels along the Lower Lee crossing before turning left towards the historic Trinity Buoy Wharf, before returning and heading into the East India Dock Basin all that is left of the East India Dock) and finishing at East India DLR station.
The best time to do this run is first thing in the morning - any day of the week. The area around Trinity Buoy Wharf can get busy, but it's an excellent place to stop for refreshments and admire the art and river views.
THE LOCATION AND ROUTE
THIS IS YOUR LOCAL GUIDE WITH ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO GET THE BEST FROM YOUR VISIT - ALL IN ONE PLACE.
This is part 2 of the 14 parts of the Across London Visual Marathon, which starts at the Thames Barrier (part 1) and ends at Hyde Park Corner in the West End of London in part 14. It's a flexible marathon designed to let you choose which parts to do; These photorun blogs are more about the place than the pace, where creative fun is more important than the run.
This is a more detailed map and summary of the route.
Start at Royal Victoria Dock DLR and finish at East India DLR Station.
See All the Sightseeing Route at a Glance Video - Experience the route at High Speed.
This short video gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph.
SEE THE SITES
These are some of the sites you can see along the way. Click the image to see the full description or to go to gallery mode.
SEE THE ROUTE VIRTUALLY WITH THIS INTERACTIVE MAP
Take a virtual tour of the area and see it virtually in 360. Just click on the location icons on the map, and you will be transported to the location. You can then look around and get a sense of space and place before you experience it first-hand.