Part 5 - Limehouse Basin Marina to the Tower of London (4.8 Km) - Across London Visual Marathon

Updated: Sep 18

Summary

This 4.8 Km section of the Across London Visual Marathon takes you along the Thames Path that links London Dockland to the ancient sites of the City of London. The route contains cityscapes, river views, parks and a marina, mainly off-road.


Part 5 starts at the Limehouse Basin Marina and then hugs the rivers through Wapping and St Katherine Docks before finishing up at the Tower of London on the eastern edge of the City of London.



Best Time
The best time to do this run is first thing in the morning - and at the weekend when it is quieter. The area around Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, but most of the route will be quiet by the river.
 
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 5 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 Limehouse DLR Station and finish at Tower Hill 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.






 

Gallery of Sights

This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights you will see along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.




 

SEE THE ROUTE VIRTUALLY


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.


Part 5 - 360 Views of the route between limehouse and the Tower of London
 

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