Linking together two of London’s leading visitor areas, this route has plenty to see and do. Tower Bridge itself, as well as the nearby Tower of London, are both open to visitors. On most days you can also look around the steel and glass City Hall building, home to the London Assembly and the Mayor of London.
Heading east from here, the route goes along narrow streets, where disused waterfront warehouses have been converted into sought-after and stylish apartments. At Bermondsey Wall the route goes along a historic alleyway with many interesting old pubs and buildings.
Crossing the Rotherhithe Peninsular, the route passes through relatively new housing developments and parklands. This area was once dominated by docks but was transformed in the 20th century, and now only Greenland Dock and South Dock remain.
The route ends in Greenwich, with its many attractions such as Greenwich Park, the National Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark (where you can park your bike while you explore the area).
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.
However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.
Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.
Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.