Out & about
Whatever the season, your Dockside locale provides an atmospheric backdrop to your days out. Strolling along the waterside while bumping into new friends after a morning run around the Wharf, this is city living as it should be.
With jogging paths weaving through the historic streets, long cycle routes alongside the river and waterfront parks for al fresco yoga or Pilates, it's easy to feel good here.
A short walk past the sailboats on Gallions Point Marina are Royal Victoria Gardens where tree-lined paths down to the waterfront pass play areas, a paddling pool, and tennis courts.
One of London's most atmospheric riverside parks, the gardens of Thames Barrier Park are the vision of Parisian landscape architect Allain Provost and Patel Taylor. Sit beside the wildflower meadows while looking out onto the iconic silver hued Thames barrier.
Pick up the Royal Wharf Walk here and head west to the Pier soaking in the history and taking in the views before reaching Lyle Park, donated by Sir Leonard Lyle to workers in his sugar factory in the 1920's.
Shaped by it's geography and history, the Royal Docks is a proudly different corner of East London taking on much of its neighbours' artistic invention.
RAW Labs is the kind of creative hub you would find in Hackney, with artists studios and a strong connection to the community. Come here for exhibitions, workshops, drawing classes and film screenings.