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Woolwich Ferry

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I use the Ferry for work, it’s an excellent service. The staff that direct vehicles on and off and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Watery section whilst driving between the North & South Circulars

There has been a ferry service here for nearly 130 years and it currently serves around 7000... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Diss, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

How long the Woolwich Free Ferry will continue is anyone’s guess what with a new East River Crossing on the drawing board once again so make the most of this archaic cable drawn ferry while you can. Facilities are basic and the duty free was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Griff1893
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the ferry today (4/10/2018) Tomorrow is the last day for these beautiful old girls. I'm sure the new ferries will be better but I'll miss these so I wanted to wish them good bye. One last ride on the old Woolwich ferry. She's puffing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bomchickawaawaa
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A 5 min wait for the ferry was a lot nicer than being stuck in traffic at the Blackwall tunnel. Will definitely be trying out the new boats next year

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I use the Ferry for work, it’s an excellent service. The staff that direct vehicles on and off and keep everything in order are a credit to London. The only thing is when there is a reduction to a one Ferry Service it’s mayhem long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

There has been a ferry service here for nearly 130 years and it currently serves around 7000 customers daily. It is a unique way to cross the Thames with your vehicle and it is free (pedestrians and cyclists welcome too). Although the crossing only takes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Got on the ferry with my two boys to visit Victoria gardens, the ferry was a 5 min wait, really quick jorney, staff were so friendly and attentive to the boys! Highly recommend to not take cars if can be helped the queue was one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosie F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Ferry staff went out of their way to be helpful, the short trip across the Thames gives visitors a grand view of the River, easy to get to the ferry, well sign-posted from the air-port and easy access roads when leaving the Ferry

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colfi_1
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

went on ferry to take grandson to park on other side. Bought back childhood memories of the ferry. Very clean and free

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kim7852016
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Can't believe I'm actually reviewing the WOOLWICH Ferry, but we did the Staten Island one so seems only fair. We used it as foot passengers after as part of a 30 mile bike ride and it was great and gave us 5 mins well needed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mathlete33
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great when traffic is bad . Don’t get to see a lot but a good experience none the less. Don’t forget your passports!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Julestsmile
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6 February 2018|
Response from SmiffyTB999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it’s still free of charge. The ferry takes articulated lorries and everything smaller. Happy travels
12 August 2016|
Response from Rodney W |
how long is the waiting time to get a ferry from woolich