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London Boat Show
This show is held at the ExCel Exhibition Centre every January.
London Boat Show held at ExCel
London Boat Show, in association with The Daily Telegraph is a fantastic event. Double the size of last year - it is indoors with a spectacular outdoor dockside area. At the London Boat Show you can savour the boats of your dreams - from very big to very, very small. Revel in a dazzling array of watersports equipment. Marvel at the racing and demonstrations in the indoor Watersports arena or have-a-go yourself.
London Boat Show offers you the opportunity to peek into other's dreams with celebrity boats, tall ships and naval ships. In London Boat Show you can see the future with Concept Boats, dream of glorious summers with the UK's biggest choice of on-water holidays and shop the world's largest mall for boating and watersports. Savour the boats of your dreams - large or small. Check out the Watersports Lifestyle Village. Catch the Virgin Radio UK Indoor Windsurfing Championships in the 1,500 seat Indoor Watersports Arena. Experience the Inland Waterways Attraction complete with life-size jetties and a real-ale waterside pub.
Location of the London Boat Show
Now the show takes place at ExCel in London's Docklands and is much larger than last year! Explore tall ships, naval craft and historic boats dockside. Pick from the UK's biggest choice of on-water holidays or browse amongst the world's largest mall for boating and watersports - with great show deals.
Travelling to the London Boat Show
By public transport: ExCel is best reached via the London Underground Jubilee Line. Get off at Canning Town and proceed up the stairs to Platform 3 of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Take the train heading for Becton. Custom House for Excel is just two stops away from Canning Town. From the City take the DLR from Tower gateway or Bank to Becton. Alight at Custom House for ExCel. Visitors travelling from Paris, Brussels or Lille on Eurostar arrive at waterloo International. From Waterloo Underground Station take the Jubilee line to Canning Town and follow the directions above.
By road: ExCel is 2 miles due east of Canary Wharf and 1/2 mile west of London City Airport, just of the North Woolwich Road. ExCel and the Show are well both signposted by both AA and normal road signs. On-site there are nearly 3500 spaces (£2 per hour to a max of £8). There are another 2500 park and ride spaces at £5 a day. All car parks have 24 hours surveillance.
By river: ExCel Express, a fast catamaran and coach service, will transport delegates travelling between central London and the ExCel Exhibition Centre throughout the London Boat Show which takes place from 9th - 18th January 2009.
Show Opening Times
Normal Days: 9th January - 18th January 2009
Preview day: 8th January 2009
Tickets for the Schroders London International Boat Show are available to buy on line at a discounted price. Tickets are also available to buy on the phone from booking office on ADVANCE TICKET HOTLINE 01159129111 (24hrs).
Places to Eat and Drink
ExCel and the neighbouring areas offer a wealth of different restaurants, wine bars, pubs and cafes to choose from. With a tantalizing range of world cuisines on offer including Argentinian, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indonesian to name but few, there really is a dining experience to suit every taste. Many of the restaurants have fabulous river views, making a stunning backdrop when the London skyline lights up. On the mezzanine you'll find two restaurants and a relaxing bar, whilst the waterfront café-bars offer superb views over the dock. In the main exhibition halls there are cool piazzas offering a selection of delicious world menus and no Boat Show would e complete without the one and only famous Guiness bar - bigger and better than ever!
For more information visit www.londonboatshow.com
Georgian House Hotel is ideally situated in a very central location, so visiting sights all over London is quick and easy. Why not book Georgian House Hotel when you plan your trip to see the London Boat Show? You can book online or email to make a reservation on firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone on 0044(0)207 834 1438