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Woolwich Ferry

Opens in 26 min: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Free fun way to cross the Thames

For some this is simply a ferry across the River, for me this is much more fun and there is a great... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
235AndrewR
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Worth waiting 30 minutes

Although we waited 30 minutes in queue to get on ferry, it really was worthwhile as it saved... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

For some this is simply a ferry across the River, for me this is much more fun and there is a great view of the Thames barrier just upstream from the ferry crossing

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Although we waited 30 minutes in queue to get on ferry, it really was worthwhile as it saved mileage and possible traffic jams which we may have experienced in Blackwall tunnel or Dartford crossing

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It's fun to do and to experience, if only once, but it's not really an attraction. It's something to take the kids on, again, just to say they've done it. More fun using the Foot Tunnels. On a plus, I did see a seal in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Yes there are queues but it's a unique way to get across the Thames. Expect the queues but there's a little tea / coffee hut where you can grab a quick snack while you wait and then wait to board and get whisked briefly across...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A great free ferry service across the river that is often a long weight. However if a three boat service was introduced a lot of problems would go away.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I used the ferry regularly back in the past, but have been out of England now for about twenty years, so it was impressive to see that something of the old days around here still exists, there have been some mighty changes around this area...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 26 April 2017

no stinky old tunnel for me - just fresh air over the river accompanied by great views. I was in a truck and had a front row seat to watch the scenery change from East to West and back again two hours later. Free. Frequent....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alan186346
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you aren't in a rush, this is an interesting way of crossing the Thames taking Both cars and foot traffic the crossing only takes a few minutes, the queue to get on in a car can often take much longer But it's more fun...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Only used this to avoid the tunnel or bridge to get from south east London to get to Essex, and the wait was about 30 mins, but the trip was about 3 minutes! A simple and quick and efficient way to cross. It's free and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nomadlad
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The free ferry, foot & car, upto 3 boats is very functional connecting the North Circular Road with the South Circular Passenger are seated downstairs whilst cyclist have to brave the winds. Though there is also foot tunnel connecting the piers, the nostalgic 5 minute...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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LoughboroughKaz
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Response from SmiffyTB999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it’s still free of charge. The ferry takes articulated lorries and everything smaller. Happy travels
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how long is the waiting time to get a ferry from woolich
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