Small-Group River Thames Bike Tour

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Take this small-group bike tour along the River Thames and explore London's central riverside by bicycle! On this 5-hour guided bike tour, you'll see London's main attractions, including Big Ben, the London Eye and St Paul's Cathedral. Cycle across the Tower Bridge and discover the culinary variety of Borough Market during a short lunch break (please note the morning departures will be roughly five hours long with a stop for lunch and the evening departures will be roughly four hours long with no stop for meal). On top of seeing some of the best sites across London, if you choose the evening tour, you'll also get an authentic beer tasting at a London Pub. NOTE: Beer tasting is not included on the morning departures. Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your expert guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Thames River

Hop on a bicycle and take a guided small-group bike tour along the River Thames, right through the heart of central London. During its 2,000 years of existence, London has faced plagues, great fires, wars and more that have continuously shaped its cityscape -- your local expert guide will actively lead you through this history as you sightsee, making your trip an educational and enjoyable experience. During this bike tour, cycle on both banks of the Thames, admiring London's top attractions and stopping along the way for photo opportunities. Part of your itinerary will be determined by your guide on the day, depending on the group's overall preferences. Your sightseeing will include Big Ben, the London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Borough Market, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Big Ben

Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous clock tower which stands at the Houses of Parliament. The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: London Eye

Elegantly rotating over the River Thames, it's the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's has been the site of many historic state occasions; including Sir Winston Churchill's state funeral and the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tower of London

One of London's most famous landmarks, the historic Tower houses the Crown Jewels, the prison cell of Sir Walter Raleigh, known as the Bloody Tower, and the Chapel of St. John and the Royal Armories.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Founded by American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe explores Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market

Stop for a lunch break at Borough Market (morning departures only), one of London's largest food markets, famous for its wide range of food from all over the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tower Bridge

Fortified, you will continue your tour, crossing one of London's most popular bridges, the Tower Bridge. From Tower Bridge you will pedal on to the area known as the City of London - the city’s financial center - where you’ll see some of the modern glass skyscrapers that have appeared more recently on the famous London skyline.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London

You’ll then head on past the Monument to the Great Fire.

Stop At: Leadenhall Market

See Leadenhall Market - one of London’s hidden 14th-century gems – and hear how it featured in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge

Make your way past an old medieval church that was bombed during the World War II blitz before cycling over London Bridge and back to Southwark - where your tour ends. Along the way, you'll also get a beer tasting included an authentic London pub!

Duration: 10 minutes
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