River Cruise – Westminster to Greenwich

Thursday 17 June, a grey and damp morning – 83 WWU3A members left Trowbridge early for the journey to London – the start of a long day.

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We arrived at Westminster Pier later than hoped due to heavy traffic. We boarded the large riverboat at 12.30pm for our 2 hour cruise along the river Thames to Greenwich. We had an onboard commentary by a man who was passionate about the river. He chatted cheerfully for almost 2 hours, pointing out all the important sights, together with a brief history.

We went through the Thames Barrier before landing at Greenwich where the sun was shining.

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Unfortunately due to the delay, we only had 1.5 hoursin Greenwich before the long trek home.

Time to have a quick lunch, brief look over the Cutty Sark, visit the Naval Museum or wander through the market.

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All in All a very good day – all thanks to Tony Bowes for arranging it. Unfortunately due to ill health he could not join us.