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We went back to the Woolwich foot tunnel because we used to walk through there when we were kids 60... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara R
Westport, New Zealand
Woolwich foot tunnel is one of two the other one is at Cutty Sark

The Woolwich foot tunnel crosses under the Thames at Woolwich and is near the Woolwich free ferry... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
roger m
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best to think of the Woolwich Foot Tunnel as the Evil Twin of its more visited counterpart at Greenwich. It may be longer and deeper but being merely a stopgap when the Woolwich Free Ferry is out of action the footfall is much much lower....More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went back to the Woolwich foot tunnel because we used to walk through there when we were kids 60 years ago. It has not changed very much. The lift at the end is different but it was great fen to "do it again" ,...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The Woolwich foot tunnel crosses under the Thames at Woolwich and is near the Woolwich free ferry. Some of the reviewers are confusing it with the Greenwich foot tunnel by the Cutty Sark, The entrance in Woolwich is just between the ambulance station and the...More

Thank roger m
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We did not know about this tunnel under the Thames a woman told us about it so we found it on the North Woolwich side and walk through it. Built in 1912 & 504 meters long you can walk down the stairs or take the...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We came upon this tunnel by accident. We actually thought it was a public convenience!!! When you enter the tunnel building you go down a floor by stairs or lift. It is then virtually a straight walk under the river to your destination. It's like...More

1  Thank Andrew b
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The Woolwich Foot Tunnel was designed by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice and opened in 1912. It’s 504 metres long. Whilst you may not want to take a trip out just to visit the tunnel you can tie in doing something else in Woolwich with a trip...More

Thank Lotpot3
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was going to get the ferry across the river to North Woolwich when a thunderstorm struck and I was getting very wet. I saw the signs for the foot tunnel and spent a dry 10 minutes crossing the Thames in this marvel of engineering....More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

If you live on the other side of the river in places like Ilford, Stratford, Dagenham or Romford and are out in Woolwich late, then the foot tunnel can be a massive money saver. It will cost around £45 to £50 for a cab from...More

1  Thank Corby T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Built in the early twentieth century and opened a couple of years before the Great War it was refurbished and upgraded about four years ago. It's just over 500m long, there is a spiral staircase around the lift shaft at each end. The lifts have...More

2  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I stayed at the Aloft London Excel and wanted to plan a 10k morning run to see some different parts of London. I opted to run past London City Airport to the tunnel where I found (around 0730hrs) it pretty quiet, with only a few...More

2  Thank Jonathan H
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I don't know to be honest. However, if by yourself just take care as you could find yourself quite issolated