Surrounded by waterways and parks, yet located in the heart of London, Canada Water is where historic docklands meets leafy woodland. With more green space per person than anywhere else in London, Canada Water provides a good escape from the bustling energy of its neighbouring London Bridge. Here are some amazing ways to spend your day in Canada Water.
1. Canada Water Theatre
Designed by starchitect Piers Gough, the Canada Water Theatre is an intimate 150-seat space showcasing the best in new work, comedy contemporary and family theatre.
2. Titanic Exhibition
The Titanic exhibition grants you a rare opportunity to unravel the true story of the famous ship. Journey through time as you uncover the myths, stories and glamour of history’s most legendary ship on its maiden and final journey.
3. The Prospect of Whitby
Enjoy a spot of lunch at London’s oldest riverside pub dating back to 1520. From smugglers, pirates and Charles Dickens, The Prospect of Whitby has welcomed the worst and best of London through its doors over the centuries. Tuck into traditional English pub food as you soak up the spectacular views of the River Thames.
4. Southwark Park
If you’re in the mood for some nature therapy then a stroll through Southwark Park is highly recommended. You can grab some food at the cafe, see some animals at the wildlife garden or view the exhibition at the park gallery.
5. Sands Films
An independent film and costume studio, Sands Films is the producer and maker of several films including Little Dorrit. As well as being world-renowned for their period costume studio, they also boast a picture research library. The library is open all year and is free to the public.
6. Four Pure
For a taste of locally brewed beer, stop by Four Pure. Made with only four ingredients and full of flavour, the beers are a refreshing way to end your day out at Canada Water.
7. Canada Water Cafe
If you’re in the mood for some delicious artisanal food, then look no further than the Canada Water Cafe. This local Italian restaurant serves homemade quality food all day long.