We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Thames Lock

Thames Lock is the western junction between the Grand Union Canal and the tidal River Thames at Brentford.

Great for

There is a lot to see and do at Thames Lock. The picturesque riverside walks are a must, and there are lots of other places to visit including Brentford Marina, the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew and the Kew Bridge Steam Museum.


Syon House & Park, with grounds landscaped by Capability Brown, London Butterfly House


  • The Botanist

    Just a few steps from the gates of Kew Gardens, The Botanist lives up to its nature-loving name with easy access to scenic walks and local events.

  • Tap on the Line

    One of the closest pubs to Kew’s Royal Botanical Gardens, The Tap is the ideal place to round off your day of outdoor exploration, with a café-style terrace at the front of the pub that proves a blissful sun-trap in the summer.

  • The Bell & Crown

    Licensed as The Bell & Crown back in 1787, this historic London pub likely dates back much further still. We are proud of our heritage and continue to deliver good old fashioned service.