The Thames Festival with Tower Bridge

Pictures of the River Thames

There are certain places in London that feel almost magical to me – the river is one of them. Whenever I walk along the South bank or across one of the bridges I feel how ancient London is; I see all the old and new buildings winding alongside the river, all the tourists and office workers milling about and it’s like I’m seeing everything for the first time, even though I’ve lived in London for three years now.

Knowing we don’t have much time left before we leave, I’ve been regularly taking pictures of my favourite places in London and in every batch the river appears; from visiting the Thames river festival in the summer, to snapping away while we stop for a drink at one of the pubs on the Thames. Often on my lunch break from work I’ll head down to the river and think about where we’ll be this time next year and try to freeze that feeling of anticipation and uncertainty in my mind.

Pictures of the River Thames London

The Thames Festival & Tower Bridge - pictures of the river Thames

The View of Tower Bridge at the Thames Festival

St Paul's Cathedral and the Thames

St Paul’s Cathedral & the Thames by Night

View of the River Thames from Cable Car

The View of the River Thames from a Cable Car

The Southbank in Summer

The Southbank in Summer

Boats on the River Thames

Boats on the River Thames

St Paul's Cathedral across the Thames

St Paul’s Cathedral across the Thames

Big Ben & The Thames

Big Ben & The Thames

The Thames from the Millenium Bridge

The Thames from the Millenium Bridge

The London Eye

The London Eye & the Thames

  • The Guy
    Posted at 20:25h, 07 January Reply

    They are some great pictures. There is often something magical about water and it is often a sight see item no matter where you go.

    • Amy
      Posted at 09:37h, 08 January Reply

      Thanks! I agree – water does look magical, especially with light reflecting on it.

  • Patti
    Posted at 06:18h, 08 January Reply

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing! I was in London many, many years ago so I don’t remember too much, but I do remember enjoying myself. I look forward to returning at some point.

    • Amy
      Posted at 09:38h, 08 January Reply

      Thanks Patti – at least you get to take on Paris!

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