Friday, 20 May 2022, 11:00am


Foreshore archaeology guided walk: Burrell’s Wharf

Discover the archaeology of this fascinating area of Thames foreshore. See where the largest ship built in the 19th Century was launched and see the damage done to the site by one of Hitler’s terror weapons, you’ll discover the hidden history of this extraordinary part of London.

This event involves a long walk over an uneven surface and is therefore not suitable for young children or people with mobility issues.

The walk will begin at 11:00 am, meet at at Johnson’s Drawdock beside the Poplar and District Rowing Club on Ferry Rd E14 3DS.  (Find the location on What3Words or Google Maps)

Free concessionary tickets are available for Londoners over 65 or under 18, London based-Veterans, Londoners living with dementia, Parkinson’s or mental health Problems.


• Book tickets for all the members of your party – including children
• Follow the instructions of the Walk Leaders at all times
• Wear a face covering if you prefer


• Come if you have COVID-19 symptoms, if you or someone in your household has had a positive test.

We’ll give you a full refund, before or after the event, if you’re unable to attend because you have COVID-19 symptoms, you or someone in your household has had a positive test, or if you have NHS advice not to come.

If we cancel a walk, we’ll refund your order. We will also keep your details on file, and give you priority booking for any new walks we organise.

Our walks are extremely popular and usually sell out, please let us know as soon as possible if you’re not able to attend.

The foreshore surface can be uneven and muddy – please wear sturdy footwear, boots or wellies are recommended! In case of inclement weather, the walks may be postponed or cancelled.

Read more about what you need to know before you come and foreshore walk accessibility