This is a self-guided tour. Download the map and guide below.
Thames Cultural Cycling Tour route
The 27km (16.8 mile) Thames Cultural bike tour begins at the South Bank and follows the Thames through Rotherhithe to the World Heritage Site of maritime Greenwich. The cycle route then heads north, under the Thames, to Canary Wharf before heading west through Limehouse and Wapping, over Tower Bridge and back to the South Bank.
The Thames Cultural Cycling Tour is designed for experienced cyclists who wish to get off the beaten track. The illustrated map and accompanying guide (downloadable as PDFs, below) explores parts of London that most tourists never get to see, as well as places and stories that even Londoners don't know about!
Download the Thames Cultural Cycling Tour map
The map and guide are downloadable in two different PDF versions:
- A large, foldable format (ideally printed at A1 size) with the map, legend and FAQs on one page and the illustrated guide on the other Thames Cultural Cycle Map large [PDF 2.2MB]
- A 14-page A4 (landscape) booklet comprising FAQs, map overview, sequential maps (5 pages) and the illustrated guide (7 pages) Thames Cultural Cycle Map in A4 pages [PDF 2.7MB]