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East India Dock Basin, London

East India Dock Basin - London, United Kingdom
East India Dock Basin
East India Dock Basin, London, United Kingdom E14 9QSMap
Lee Valley Park, Poplar
+44 84 5677 0600
Neighborhood: Tower Hamlets

Once a popular shipping and trading port during the 19th Century, this relatively small stretch of land is now part of the Lee Valley Park and serves as a wildlife sanctuary for a diverse range of aquatic plants and birds. Visitors are encouraged to stop by and look at the various forms of life that have taken up refuge here, such as wild celery and willow plants and birds such as Canadian Geese, swans and mallards. The basin in located right near the Canary Wharf and the impressive Millennium Dome, and offers city-goers a little escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy London streets. 

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East India Dock Basin General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 09:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life
  • Nearest Train: East India
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