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The River Thames is a whopping 346km long, running from Thames Head in the Cotswolds to the North Sea. It’s home to 200 islands and eyots, 33 bridges and a whole host of wildlife – from seals to dolphins. It’s no surprise, then, that there are secrets to be discovered in its waters and on its banks – particularly in London. From the story of the oldest ferry in the city to why London’s only lighthouse is hosting a 1,000-year gig, read on to learn about the facts, legends, places and people that make the UK’s second-longest river so special.
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