Covid-19 Update

We're very pleased to announce we are open to the public once more! Daily from 10am - 5pm.

For the immeditae future we will be observing social distancing and all staff members will wear facemasks inside the vessel for your safety.

During busy periods, entrance to the ship may be staggered to ensure The Golden Hinde observes Covid-safe capacity.

All surfaces of the ship are regularly cleaned and hand sanitiser is provided.


Opening times

We are open today

November - March
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

April - October
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

We are closed to the public until further notice but still open for school visits, private functions, parties, children's birthdays and gigs. Call 0207 403 0123 for more information. :


Admissions and Prices

General Admission (self-guided tour).

Tickets sold at the door - no need to book.


Adults £5
Children (3 – 16)  £5
Family of 4 £15
Under 3s Free




The ship is not currently accessible for wheelchair users or visitors with mobility impairments. Please note there are steep stairs on the ship and low ceilings.

Please call +44(0)20 7403 0123 if you have any questions about visiting The Golden Hinde.



Contact details

The Golden Hinde
St Mary Overie Dock
Cathedral Street
London, SE1 9DE

Tel: +44(0)20 7403 0123
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Transport links

By tube

We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being London Bridge, Borough and Monument. To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the TfL website.

By train

The nearest train stations are London Bridge, Cannon Street, Blackfriars and Waterloo. Book train tickets with Trainline.

By bus

Buses stopping nearby are 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 343, 381, 344, 521, RV1.

By river

London Bridge City Pier (6 minutes walk) and Bankside Pier (8 minutes walk). Thames Clippers serves both piers.   

By bicycle

Cycle parking is available in the area. The nearest Santander Cycles docking stations are Duke Street Hill, London Bridge and Park Street, Bankside. Plan your journey on TfL Cycling in London.

By car

We encourage visitors to travel by public transport as parking in the local area is very restricted. The Golden Hinde is inside the congestion charge zone. The daily charge applies between 7am – 10pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. Parking is available at Kipling Street, London Bridge. For more information and to book a space, please visit the NCP car park website. The nearest accessible Blue Badge Holder parking bays are in London Bridge station, see details here.