Rotherhithe & Southwark Park



The ship PH

  St Mary' s parish school

The walk is linear from Bermondsey to Canada Water Station (Jubilee line)
Travelcard zone 2
Rotherhithe was originally a low-lying area known as Redriff. It became a tight-knit community of shipbuilders and sailors until the closure of the docks in 1970. The old village around the church has been designated as a conservation area. The world's first tunnel under a major navigable river was constructed from Rotherhithe.

Refreshments facilities are limited on the route but available at Surrey Quays shopping centre (end route). There is a small cafe in Southwark Park.

This walk is up to 2 miles mostly path & pavement walking This walk explores the old riverside village of Rotherhithe and neighbouring Southwark Park in which major restorations and improvements have taken place. [Route & what to see]

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