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Shrek's Adventure

What are Shrek's Adventure opening hours?
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 AM to 3 PM

Thursday: 11 AM to 3 PM

Saturday & Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM

Where is Shrek's Adventure located?
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom

What are the Shrek's Adventure Opening Hours?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 AM to 3 PM

Thursday: 11 AM to 3 PM

Saturday & Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM

Last Admission: 3 PM or 4 PM

What's The Best Time to Visit Shrek's Adventure?

  • The best time to visit Shrek's Adventure London depends on your preference for crowd levels and overall experience. 
  • Weekdays tend to be less crowded than weekends.
  • Mornings on both weekdays and weekends usually offer a quieter atmosphere.
  • If you're aiming to avoid peak tourist times, consider visiting during off-peak seasons like January, February, and November, when the attraction is likely to be less crowded.
  • High tourist seasons align with school holidays, particularly in July, August, and December, as well as around Easter.
  • For a serene experience, weekdays in the off-peak seasons are recommended. However, if you enjoy vibrant energy and themed events, weekends during the high tourist season might be more suitable.

Where is Shrek's Adventure Located?

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Getting to Shrek's Adventure in London

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By Public Transportation

By Train: The closest station is Waterloo Station, which is approximately 1 km away. Exit Waterloo station and follow the signs for the South Bank, making your way towards the London Eye. Shrek's Adventure is conveniently situated right next to the iconic London Eye. 

By Tube: The closest station is Westminster station which is approximately 482 metres away. You can take either the Circle, Jubilee or District lines and get off at Westminster Bridge, which is minutes away from Shrek’s Adventure. 

By Bus: You can take buses 77 or RV1 and get off at Belvedere Road Stop which is 320 meters away from  Shrek’s Adventure.

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By Car

  • From Charing Cross, Head southwest on Strand (A4) toward Trafalgar Square
  • At Trafalgar Square, take the first exit onto Whitehall (A3212) and continue to follow A3212.
  • Turn left onto Victoria Embankment (A3211).
  • Continue on Victoria Embankment, and you'll approach Westminster Bridge.
  • After crossing the bridge, you'll see Shrek's Adventure on your left, just next to the London Eye.

Finding parking near Shrek's Adventure London can be difficult due to its central location and high visitor traffic. However, convenient parking options are available at the National Theatre Car Park and Q-Park Car Park, with associated fees.

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Know Before You Go To Shrek's Adventure

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  • Wi-Fi: Shrek's Adventure London offers Wi-Fi connectivity for its visitors, allowing you to stay connected and share your magical experiences in real time
  • Washrooms: Convenient washroom facilities available at the first floor.
  • Photo opportunities: Meet and take photos with beloved characters like Shrek, Fiona, and Donkey to capture memorable moments.
  • First-aid: In case you need first-aid support during your visit, approach the staff. Shrek's Adventure is located 5 minutes from St. Thomas’ Hospital A&E department.
  • Gift Shops: Explore shops offering a variety of Shrek merchandise and souvenirs to take home.
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  • Shrek's Adventure in London offers free entry to carers or essential companions of those with disabilities. But please note that you need to bring valid documentation to validate your carer ticket.
  • While most facilities are designed to accommodate disabled guests, please note that accessing the magic bus ride may not be feasible for all.
  • Please note that Wheelchairs for hires are not available. 
  • Mobility Scooters cannot be accommodated at Shrek’s adventure.
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  • The recommended age is 6-12 but there are no restrictions on age and under 5s can also be admitted with their parent's approval.
  • Be prepared for encounters with witches that might be scary for younger audiences.
  • For the safety and supervision of children aged 16 and under, they must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or older.
  • A baby changing facility is available within the disabled toilet located at the beginning of the tour.
  • Delight in entertainment that is suitable for the entire family, with shows, exhibits, and interactions that cater to different age groups.
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  • Follow Instructions: Listen to the instructions of the staff and engage in the interactive attractions to fully immerse yourself in the adventure.
  • Dress Comfortably: Wear comfortable footwear and clothing to ensure ease of movement as you explore the interactive exhibits.
  • Interact with Characters: Engage with characters and performers to enhance your experience and make it even more interactive.
  • Follow the Storyline: Immerse yourself in the adventure by following the storyline and participating in the challenges presented to you.
  • Respect Show Etiquette: During live performances, be respectful of other visitors by refraining from talking or using mobile devices.
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  • Skylon: Contemporary European cuisine with views of the Thames and the Southbank Centre.
  • Brasserie Joel: French-inspired dishes in a chic setting at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London.
  • Ping Pong Southbank: Modern dim sum restaurant with a selection of Asian-inspired dishes.
  • OXO Tower Restaurant: Offers a diverse menu with a panorama of London's skyline.
  • Wahaca Southbank: Vibrant Mexican street food eatery with a lively atmosphere.
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  • Premier Inn London County Hall: A modern hotel with comfortable rooms and views of iconic landmarks, including the London Eye.
  • The Royal Horseguards: A historic luxury hotel with elegant rooms, river views, and a central location.
  • Novotel London Waterloo: A stylish hotel with modern amenities, an on-site restaurant, and  close proximity to attractions.
  • The Wellington Hotel:  A traditional hotel with cozy rooms and a welcoming atmosphere, located near various landmarks.
  • Travelodge London Central Waterloo: Affordable accommodation with basic amenities and a central location for easy access to attractions.
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  • The London Eye: The London Eye is an iconic observation wheel providing breathtaking panoramic views of London's skyline.
  • SEA LIFE London Aquarium: SEA LIFE is a captivating marine attraction where visitors can explore an array of aquatic habitats and encounter fascinating underwater creatures.
  • The London Dungeon: The London Dungeon is a chillingly immersive attraction exploring the city's dark history through live reenactments and effects.
  • Westminster Abbey: Westminster Abbey is a historic Gothic church and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its significant royal and ceremonial events.

Frequently Asked Questions: Visiting Shrek's Adventure in London

What are the Shrek's Adventure opening hours?

Shrek's Adventure opens at 10 AM on most days, except Thursdays when it opens at 11 AM, and closing times are 3 PM on weekdays and 4 PM on weekends.

What is the best time to visit Shrek's Adventure?

The best time to visit Shrek's Adventure is during weekdays, earlier in the day to avoid crowds and enjoy shorter waiting times.

How much time does it take to visit Shrek's Adventure?

A visit to Shrek's Adventure typically takes around 1.5 to 2 hours to explore the attractions and enjoy the interactive experiences.

Where is Shrek's Adventure located?

Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom

What is the best way to get to Shrek's Adventure?

The best way to get to Shrek's Adventure is by public transport, such as train or tube, due to its central London location and potential traffic congestion.

Is Shrek's Adventure wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Shrek's Adventure is wheelchair accessible throughout the attraction, although some specific rides, like the magic bus might have limitations.

What are some of the accessibility features in place at Shrek's Adventure?

Shrek's Adventure offers accessible pathways, restrooms, and assistance for visitors with mobility needs.

Is there a dress code to be followed at Shrek's Adventure?

There isn't a strict dress code at Shrek's Adventure, but comfortable attire and footwear are recommended for ease of movement during the interactive experiences.

Are prams allowed in Shrek's Adventure?

Yes, prams and strollers are allowed at Shrek's Adventure; there are designated areas where you can park them during certain parts of the tour.

Is photography permitted inside Shrek's Adventure?

Yes, photography is allowed inside Shrek's Adventure, except during some specific interactive show segments where photography and recording are not permitted.

Is there a cloakroom at Shrek's Adventure?

Yes, Shrek's Adventure offers a cloakroom where you can store coats and bags during your visit for a small fee.

Are strollers/wheelchairs available at Shrek's Adventure?

Shrek's Adventure does not provide strollers or wheelchairs for rent; however, you are welcome to bring your own stroller or wheelchair to the attraction.

Can I bring food and drinks to Shrek's Adventure?

Outside food and drinks are not permitted inside Shrek's Adventure, with the exception of baby food and formula for infants.

How do I book tickets to visit Shrek's Adventure?

You can book tickets online. Online booking not only guarantees your desired time slot but also allows you to take advantage of any special offers or discounts available.