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Places to visit along the river

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Syon Park

Brentford. Middx. TW8 8JF

T 020 8560 0881

House Open 26 March to 2 November - Wednesday - Thursday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. Good Friday and Easter Sunday 11am to 5pm.

Gardens Daily (except 25 and 26 December) 10.30am to 5.30pm or dusk if earlier

Kew Gardens

T 020 8332 5655

Open 9.30am close glasshouses and galleries close 5.30pm

Gardens close 6.30pm 31 March to 31 August Monday to Friday, 7.30 Weekends and Bank Holidays

1 September to 25 October 6.00pm

26 October to 7 February 4.15pm

8 February to 28 March 5.30pm

Only closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day

River and Rowing Museum

Mill Meadows. Henley on Thames. RG9 1BF

T 01491 415600

Open 7 days a week

Summer (1 May to 31 August) 10am to 5.30pm

Winter (1 September to 30 April) 10am to 5.00pm

Closed Christmas Eve/Day and New Years Eve/Day

Tower of London

Open 1 March to 31 October Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 17.00pm

Sunday 10.00 to 17.00

1 November to 28 February Tuesday to Saturday 9.00am to 16.00pm

Sunday and Monday 10.00am to 16.00pm

London Eye

Riverside Building County Hall. Westminster Bridge Road

London SE1 7PB

T 0870 990 8883

Open January to May 9.30am to 8.00pm, Friday and Saturday in May to 9.00pm

June Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 9.00pm, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 10.00pm

July to August 9.30am to 10.00pm

September Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 8.00pm, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 10.00pm

October to December 9.30am to 8.00pm

Globe Theatre

New Globe Walk. Bankside. London SE1 9DT

Kew Bridge Steam Museum

T 020 8568 4757

Open Daily: 11am - 5pm

Engines are in steam at the weekends.

Originally built to pump water from the Thames to the people of West London, the Victorian Pumping Station now houses a world-renowned collection of pumping engines, including the largest working Cornish Beam engine in the world. The 200 foot brick Tower is clearly visible from Kew Bridge on the south bank of the Thames.

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