Looking for fun things to do with your family this summer? Want to try something different at the weekend? 👍
For a limited time, the DLR offers you the chance to go on a special service to learn about the hidden gems 💎 located on its route across East London.
On the DLR Discovery 🚆, you’ll have a dedicated tour guide bringing the route between Tower Gateway and Cutty Sark to life. This special non-stopping service also includes a 30-minute walking tour of Greenwich.
Top sights to see
1. Tower Bridge and The Tower of London
DLR station: Tower Gateway
2. Wilton’s Music Hall
DLR stations: Tower Gateway or Shadwell
Wilton’s Music Hall is a hidden gem in the heart of London. The oldest grand music hall 🎵 in the world has a programme of live music, productions and community activities.
3. Historic Shadwell and Limehouse
DLR stations: Tower Gateway, Shadwell or Limehouse
Discover London’s original docks – fabulous river views and streets packed with history, including the Battle of Cable Street.
4. Museum of London Docklands
DLR station: West India Quay
Uncover the history of London’s River Thames and the growth of Docklands through fantastic exhibitions and summer ☀ events at the Museum of London Docklands.
5. Billingsgate Fish Market
DLR stations: Poplar, Canary Wharf or Blackwall
Start your day in Docklands with an early visit to the famous Billingsgate Fish Market 🐟 and grab your breakfast at the market cafes. Children aged 12 and over can go into the Market.
6. Explore Crossrail Place
DLR station: Canary Wharf
Visit the amazing roof garden and sample the restaurants 😋, shops and cinema at Crossrail Place ahead of the start of Elizabeth line services in December 2018.
7. Visit amazing Greenwich and Cutty Sark
DLR station: Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich)
Check out the National Maritime Museum,The Queen’s House, and Greenwich Park. Get on board on one of the world’s biggest and best museums on seagoing life, marvel at great art from 400 years ago, and enjoy some of the best views in London. All for free! 👏
8. Visit the jungle at the Greenwich Theatre
DLR station: Cutty Sark or Greenwich
This perfect summer treat for all the family brings Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale to the stage with thrilling percussion, vibrant puppetry and Kipling’s unforgettable, larger-than-life characters.
*Terms and conditions apply. Book online using promo code jungle5, or quote your code at the box office. The Jungle Book ticket discount is subject to availability and applies to adult tickets only. All tickets include a £1 per ticket transaction fee.
The DLR Discovery runs Saturdays and Sundays from 4 August to 9 September 2018, 10:00 to 17:00.
Your ticket price includes a return on the normal service so why not make a day of it and visit more exciting places on the way back?
- Children (age 5 – 12): £4
- Adults: £8
- Family rate (2 adults, 2 children): £22
- Group rate (4+ adults): £7 per person
Book your ticket
Start your adventure
Go and discover London off-peak this summer.