London’s largest urban beach returns to Royal Docks for the third year running. The beach, which sits directly beneath the Emirates Cable Car on the embankment of Royal Victoria Dock, opens on 14 July and will run up until the 30th August. The stretch of sandy beach will provide a free, family-friendly day out for Newham residents and visitors wanting to experience the urban seaside. Relax in deckchairs enjoy ice creams, build sandcastles, or simply enjoy hanging out in a unique urban space, overlooking the spectacular landscape of the Royal Victoria Dock and iconic city skyline.

Urban Beach at London’s Royal Docks, 14 July – 30 August 2015, opening times: Monday – Sunday 10am-8pm