Thames Discovery Programme on the foreshore at Rotherhithe (c) Thames Discovery Programme

Rotherhithe Foreshore Walk

Rotherhithe Overground Station, SE16 4LD

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

Price: £10 (FREE for over 75s)

Join the Thames Discovery Programme for a guided foreshore walk to discover the rich maritime heritage of the south bank of the Thames, and find out about the forgotten industry of post-medieval ship breaking in Rotherhithe. This walk will also give you a chance to explore the archaeological remains on the foreshore with archaeologist Eliott Wragg. Our guided foreshore walks help support our work to monitor and record the vulnerable archaeology on the Thames foreshore. The walk will begin at 10am, meet at Rotherhithe Overground Station, SE16 4LD.

Further information:

  • Places are limited so booking is essential and can be done through Eventbrite HERE.
  • 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. 
  • Some surface-only artefact handling may be permitted when attending a TDP foreshore walk, but all finds must be examined by the archaeologist on site, and significant artefacts must be recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme Please be aware that if you wish to regularly search the foreshore for artefacts at other times you must be in possession of a Permit to Search the Foreshore, issued by the Port of London Authority