HMS Belfast  

 
 
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Morgan's Lane, Bankside, Tooley Street, London SE1 2JH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
1 March - 31 October: 10:00am - 6:00pm (last admission 5:00pm) | 1 November - 28 February: 10:00am - 5:00pm (last admission 4:00pm) | Closed: 24-26 December
 

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HMS BelfastHMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into the Captain's Bridge and then head down to the massive Boiler and Engine Rooms, well below the ship's waterline. Launched on St Patrick's Day (17th March) 1938 the 187-metre long ship is a 6-inch cruiser (the inches denote the size of its guns), designed for the protection of trade, for offensive action, and to support military operations by aiding landings from the sea. One of her last jobs was to help evacuate emaciated survivors of Japanese prisoner of war and civilian internment camps from China. Up until the autumn of 1947 she was fully occupied with peace-keeping duties in the Far East. Following a stint in Korea she was retired in 1952 and long after was given to the public in 1971.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  26% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £174  24% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from HMS Belfast
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 15 minutes from HMS Belfast
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near HMS Belfast
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
 
 
 
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre Company. ... More
 
 
 
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Now On
Icarus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th January to 10th March 2019
HMS Belfast, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
The Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the sun, given a bold, contemporary interpretation ...More
 
 
 
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It's Hot, It's Not
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd February to 10th March 2019
HMS Belfast, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
A physical performance exploring the weather in all its forms, for children aged two to five. A new weather exploration for the Unicorn by doyens of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
My Name Is Lucy Barton
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd January to 16th February 2019
HMS Belfast, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
Three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney, star of The Truman Show and most recently earning accolades in Netflix drama Ozark, comes to The ...More
 
 
 
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Near HMS Belfast
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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from HMS Belfast
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near HMS Belfast

The best shops and markets near HMS Belfast
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from HMS Belfast
At Hotel Chocolat you'll find everything from elegant gift boxes of chocolate to sweet treats to satisfy your everyday chocolate fix, all made with a ... More
 
 
 
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
Jermyn Street shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis sells good quality shirts, suits and accessories from this store in the Shard Arcade located between London ... More
 
 
 
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Gaucho - London Bridge
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
2 More London Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from HMS Belfast
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Rouge
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Hay's Galleria, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
Decent, if not overwhelming, French bistro fare from this long-serving chain is served either inside the pastiche interior or on the terrace of the airy Hay's ... More
 
 
 
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Vivat Bacchus
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
4 Hayes Lane, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from HMS Belfast
The South African owners behind Vivat Bacchus believe "life's too short to drink bad wine". It's hardly surprisingly then that the wine list is full bodied ... More
 
 
 
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Near HMS Belfast
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 23 minutes from HMS Belfast
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 24 minutes from HMS Belfast
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 26 minutes from HMS Belfast
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London HMS Belfast.
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from HMS Belfast
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from HMS Belfast
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from HMS Belfast
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from HMS Belfast
... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from HMS Belfast
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 6 minutes from HMS Belfast
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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It's Hot, It's Not
It's Hot, It's Not
Theatre | Until 10th March 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 2 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

A physical performance exploring the weather in all its forms, for children aged two to five. A new weather exploration ...More

 
Icarus
Icarus
Theatre | Until 10th March 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 2 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

The Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 16th February 2019 

The Shard 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 3 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
My Name Is Lucy Barton
My Name Is Lucy Barton
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

The Bridge Theatre 5 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

Three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney, star of The Truman Show and most recently earning accolades in ...More

 
Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

Ahead of and tying in nicely with Mary Quant (at the V&A from 6th April 2019), Swinging London: A Lifestyle ...More

 
Couture Techniques
Exhibitions | On 16th February 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

Creating Colour Palettes With Sarah Campbell
Exhibitions | Until 17th February 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 6 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

Fashion, design and art of the Chelsea Set; a group of radical young architects, designers, photographers and artists who were ...More

Tracey Emin: A Fortnight Of Tears
Exhibitions | Until 7th April 2019 

White Cube Bermondsey 10 minutes walk from Hms Belfast

The Bermondsey gallery hosts paintings, photography, large-scale bronze sculptures and film by the confessional Croydon-born artist....More

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Queen's Yard Summer Party
Queen's Yard Summer Party
Foodie Events | From 4th May 

Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
Theatre | From 19th March 

Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

Vapiano Centre Point
Vapiano Centre Point
Dining 

Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
Alys, Always
Alys, Always
Theatre | From 25th February 

The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | From 3rd June 

The Bridge Theatre

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy ...More

A German Life
A German Life
Theatre | From 6th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to ...More

 
The Bay At Nice
Theatre | From 14th March 

Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond star in a new revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory with Richard Eyre directing. In the 75-minute play, set in Leningrad in the ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | From 21st March 

Playhouse Theatre

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th ...More

 
Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical
Theatre | From 21st March 

Arcola Theatre

Michael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do ...More

Emilia
Emilia
Theatre | From 8th March 

Vaudeville Theatre

Hailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history ...More

 
Bite Me
Bite Me
Theatre | From 13th March 

The Vaults

Joanne McNally's play about a diet, where not only did she lose weight, she lost ...More

 
The Oak W2
The Oak W2
Dining 

Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
Teatulia
Dining 

This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Sport 

Set up by LA based celebrity trainer Barry ...More

 
Barullo
Barullo
Dining 

Victor Garvey, of award-winning Catalan restaurant Rambla, is behind this fun, colourful Spanish restaurant in ...More

 
The Oak SW11
The Oak SW11
Dining 

From the owner of The Bird in Hand in Brook Green and The Oak in ...More

 
Tate to Tate
Tate to Tate
Transport 

This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries to ...More

 
W12 Studios
W12 Studios
Dining 

A creative, communal space with room for 450, W12 Studios combines street food with music ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best New Openings in London in 2019
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
 
 
 
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