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The Isle of Dogs is downriver from the City of London and was originally marshland before its drainage in the 13th Century. The area was once known as Stepney Marsh. It is best known as the location of the Canary Wharf. The Canary Wharf Tower is the tallest habitable building in Britain.
 
 
 
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Island Gardens
Island Gardens is a large park on the banks of the River Thames. It has for many years been popular with artists because it affords such wonderful views of maritime Greenwich on the other side of the river....
 
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Island History Trust
The Island History Trust is a community-led project designed to bring together information about the history and heritage of the Isle of Dogs in East London, and to preserve this information for future generations. It was in 1981 that...
 
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Kingsley Hall
Kingsley Hall Community Centre offers an important cultural and social exchange point for the many people that live in this area and come to visit. The centre prides itself on offering a range of theatrical performances and art projects...
 
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Milwall Park
Milwall Park is one of the larger green areas on the Isle of Dogs and has for generations been a place of relaxation, rest and sporting activity. Set amid a relatively deprived area of the capital, Milwall Park attracts...
 
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Mudchute Nature Trail
Mudchute Nature Trail is situated on a large parkland close to Mudchute Park and encircling Mudchute City Farm. The trail takes visitors on a long walk through some of the most unspoilt surroundings on the otherwise heavily developed Isle...
 
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Waystone Christian Church
Waystone Christian Church is a relatively modern place of worship that was built during the industrial expansion on the Isle of Dogs. The church is one of the central pillars of the community, providing events and social groups in...
 
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Deptford Methodist Church   (< 1 Mile)
Deptford Methodist Church is located in the centre of the inner city suburb. The church is connected to the Methodist Mission, the two work together offering both religious, spiritual and physical nourishment to those in the community that want...
 
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Greenwich Meridian   (< 1 Mile)
The Greenwich Meridian is quite literally the place where time begins and time began. Every new day, year and millennium begins at the stroke of midnight on the Prime Meridian Line. This line accurately tells us where on...
 
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House of Time Garden   (< 1 Mile)
The House of Time Garden is a popular place for people to rest whilst visiting the many attractions that the Royal Greenwich Observatory and Greenwich Park has to offer. The garden is a formal affair planted 1884. It...
 
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National Maritime Museum, The   (Approx 4 Miles)
This museum is dedicated to Britain’s seafaring history, and is the largest and one of the most important maritime museums in the world. There are both permanent and temporary exhibitions relating to exploration, trade, shipping and Admiral Lord Nelson, to...
 
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Observatory Viewing Platform   (Approx 6 Miles)
This platform is situated next to Greenwich Royal Observatory at one of the highest points in south London. The views that are afforded from the area take your breath away as you can see most of central and eastern...
 
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Queen’s House, The
The architect Inigo Jones designed this stately villa in 1616, on a commission from King James I. King Charles I later gave it to his Queen, Henrietta Maria, who lived there briefly. The interior of the building has been restored...
 
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Shades Snooker Club
Shades Snooker and Pool Club is located at the very heart of Deptford High Street in south-east London. The club offers an extensive range of well maintained snooker tables as well as English and American pool tables. The...
 
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The Millennium Clock   (Approx 5 Miles)
On the 5th April 1997 the Millennium Clock was installed on the Greenwich Prime Meridian to begin counting down the 1000 days that remained until the millennium. The clock was unveiled by Queeen Elizabeth the first who set it...
 
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The Queen's House   (Approx 6 Miles)
Construction of this beautiful house began in 1619, and was originally intended to be part of the Royal palace of Placentia. The Civil War amongst other things prevented it being fully developed until 1662 when Charles II had John...
 
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Tombstone of Halley   (< 1 Mile)
This family tombstone has been preserved in the grounds of the Greenwich Royal Observatory because Edmond Halley was such an important figure in British astronomy it was felt that he should be honoured in this way. A true polymath,...
 
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