Visit London Blog » thames barrier http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:26:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Win! Day 11: Family Ticket to the Thames RIB Experience http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/12/win-day-11-family-ticket-to-the-thames-rib-experience/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/12/win-day-11-family-ticket-to-the-thames-rib-experience/#comments Sat, 11 Dec 2010 10:00:25 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=17524

Thames RIB is surely one of the most exciting tours of London you can take. What better way to see the city than whipping down the river in a high-speed inflatable boat?

This prize means you can take the whole family on the longest (and therefore most fun) tour, the Thames RIB Experience, which goes from Central London all the way to the Thames Barrier and back.

You can go early in the year for winter thrills or take it when the weather warms up a little – the ticket is valid for 9 months.

To WIN a family ticket to the Thames RIB Experience, enter here

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Photo of the Week: Science Museum Model of the Thames Barrier http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/06/photo-of-the-week-science-museum-model-of-the-thames-barrier/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/06/photo-of-the-week-science-museum-model-of-the-thames-barrier/#comments Thu, 10 Jun 2010 10:50:47 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=10264

The Science Museum have decided to share the secrets of their collections online. This amazing little working model of the Thames Barrier is so cool!

You can find out more about the history of science and the objects the Science Museum has collected on their blog, Stories From The Stores.

Are you documenting London online? Share your photos with the Visit London Flickr pool and leave a comment to tell us about your project! (You don’t have to be a major museum, just a person with a passion!)

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Photo of the Week: The Thames Barrier http://blog.visitlondon.com/2009/10/photo-of-the-week-thames-barrier/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2009/10/photo-of-the-week-thames-barrier/#comments Sat, 17 Oct 2009 09:00:40 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=3132 London's Thames Barrier by BisForBabb

This week’s picture is the Thames Barrier glinting in the sun by BisForBabb.

Seen anything shiney in London this week? Snap it and add your photos to the Visit London Flickr pool!

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