The London Eye
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  • London: London Eye River Cruise and Admission Options

    1. London: London Eye River Cruise and Admission Options

    The London Eye River Cruise is a unique award-winning sightseeing cruise on the River Thames with live commentary that brings the city to life, presented by expert guides. The circular cruise offers both covered and sun deck seating and departs from the London Eye pier directly underneath the London Eye. It goes as far as Tower Bridge and returns 40 minutes later having cruised past the Houses of Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe as well as Westminster, Millennium and Tower Bridges. Audio commentary is also available in French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin.

    Loved this experience. Boarding and disembarking, seamless. Very relaxing cruise down the river and very informative too. The lunatic guide was very entertaining. Recommended.

  • London: Tootbus Kids Tour

    2. London: Tootbus Kids Tour

    Join the bus at the meeting point and be whisked around London. Head past some of the main sights of the British capital on a non-stop tour that is specially designed for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Learn about the history of the major landmarks from the live kid-friendly commentary. The onboard guide will provide stories and insights to captivate children’s imaginations.  Drive past the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Pall Mall, Piccadilly Circus, Downing Street, and many more and more on this 45-minute bus tour. Additionally, get free access to the Tootbus app allowing you to locate the main attractions, locate the point of departure, prepare your visit ahead, and enjoy self-guided walking tours.

    Great for adults and kids alike. Cliff was very entertaining and informative at the same time. Great way to see the sights and ideal for kids .

  • London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    3. London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    Find the prime vantage points that most people miss and see this time-honored tradition from outside Buckingham Palace. Follow your guide on a dynamic journey that will take you through each stage of the entire Changing of the Guard ceremony from beginning to end. Navigate the crowds easily and quickly. Let your guide take you to the best spots with unobstructed views for taking photos of the palace, gardens, and parade grounds. Marvel at the precision with which the Queen’s Foot Guards march to Buckingham Palace, clad in their iconic red tunics and bearskin hats. Admire the gleaming coats of the Household Cavalry’s horses as they emerge at Horse Guard’s Parade. As you watch, hear about the history of this fascinating ceremony and gain invaluable insight into every detail of this British spectacle.

  • London: Westminster Tour, Climb The O2 Arena, and Cable Car

    4. London: Westminster Tour, Climb The O2 Arena, and Cable Car

    From the meeting point, start the 3-hour walking tour by heading through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, admiring the well-manicured trees and flowers along the way. At the palace, watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard Ceremony.   Afterward, see other iconic London sights such as Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the London Eye, Parliament Square, and the Houses of Parliament.   Next, head to the O2 Arena and get ready for a guided climb across the arena roof for scenic views of London's landmarks. Lastly, take the cable car for an easy ride across the River Thames, allowing for further amazing views of the London skyline from up high.

    Tim was a great host for the 3 hour walking tour. Loads of facts and stories which were fun and great even for those who have lived or worked in London for years. Then we were on our own with tickets for the cable car (not sure why but we only had single tickets which meant queuing to buy returns in the rain). Then the walk across the dome. Thankfully it had stopped raining and the views were brilliant and well briefed. Matt was fab and the experience is all well planned. A lovely day - thank you

  • London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    5. London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Visit London’s must-see sights and attractions by bicycle as well as off-the-beaten-track hot spots that tour buses can’t reach. You’ll hear quirky tales about London’s amazing and sometimes bizarre history on this unique bicycle excursion. You’ll cycle at a comfortable pace along riverside pathways, dedicated bike lanes, and park routes. Possible tour stops include London’s major highlights, including the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Other places of interest that you may see include Admiralty Arch, Trafalgar Square, Chinatown, Covent Garden, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Listen to amusing anecdotes about London from your knowledgeable guide, and make stops during the day.

  • Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour on Christmas Day in London

    6. Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour on Christmas Day in London

    Take your seat on a beautifully restored double-decker bus and marvel at all of London’s highlights including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye, all brought to life by your English-speaking guide. Take in the beauty of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St. Paul’s Cathedral, where Admiral Nelson and Wellington lie buried and where Princess Diana was married. Then, continue toward the Tower of London which was built nearly a thousand years ago and is now home to the Crown Jewels protected by the famous Beefeater Guards. The imposing former palace was once used as a fortress and prison. Keep your eyes open as your guide leads you toward Traitor's Gate where prisoners entered the tower for the last time! The tour lasts for 3 hours and will finish next to Victoria station.

    Our tour guide and driver were excellent, and we loved being on the vintage bus! Such a cool way to spend Christmas morning in London. ❤️

  • London: Panoramic Evening Open-Top Bus Tour

    7. London: Panoramic Evening Open-Top Bus Tour

    Discover London's most famous landmarks and monuments as the sun begins to set on the city. Board an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy a one-round sightseeing tour.

    The tour lasts for 90 minutes and has been carefully designed to cover all the city's top sights and attractions including the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and the Houses of Parliament.

    Sit back and discover London's fascinating history with fun and engaging pre-recorded audio commentary. You can choose among 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. Our engaging virtual guides will entertain you with incredible facts and stories.

  • London: Private Family Bike Tour

    8. London: Private Family Bike Tour

    Join a fully customizable private family bike tour of London. Take in the sites that your family wants to see and listen to your tour guide, a lover of the city and someone who can give you an insider's take. Along the way you'll hear about London’s looniest laws, its most eccentric inhabitants, the realities of being a royal and more. You'll also visit more sites from the Harry Potter movie scenes than you can shake your magic wand at.  If you have any budding graffiti artists in the family, spray paint cans can be provided the kids can go wild in the Banksy tunnel, a legal street art zone close.  You'll cycle at a speed suitable for the family, and the tour route will be very easy to follow. You will travel down cycle lanes, crooked cobbled streets, riverside pathways and park routes. Helmets are provided for everybody and there are a range of different cycle options for small child...

    Superb tour which I would highly recommend for anyone interested in sight seeing. You don’t have to be a confident cyclist to enjoy the tour as much of the route is on cycle paths. Our guide Patrick was friendly, informative and funny.

  • London: Panoramic Open-Top Bus Tour

    9. London: Panoramic Open-Top Bus Tour

    Sit back and relax while one of the well-ventilated open-top buses reconnects you with your favorite London landmarks. Glide past the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, and Piccadilly Circus in this 2 hours fully guided tour of Central London. This tour is not Hop-On Hop-Off and guests will be required to remain on the same bus for the duration of the tour. There will be masks and gloves provided, however, you can wear your own if you wish. The buses will be running at reduced capacity and tickets will be sold in specific time slots to avoid overcrowding. Join this activity to explore this great city, enjoy the insights and fascinating facts with a live English guide, or multilingual audio-guided tour.

    Good 2 hour trip around London sit up top as your see more and notice thing you might not know were there Commatry was fab

  • London: Westminster Tour and Houses of Parliament Entrance

    10. London: Westminster Tour and Houses of Parliament Entrance

    Take a walking tour of Westminster, the home of the UK government, and discover the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Begin by heading to Buckingham Palace, where you will be able to watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Soak up the atmosphere of Trafalgar Square and Whitehall before heading to the iconic London Eye. Then, see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament, as well as Parliament Square. Following your tour of the Westminster area, return to the Houses of Parliament. Here, enjoy a tour of the Houses of Commons and Lords with an audioguide and learn more about how the UK Parliament works.

    This was an amazing tour, our guide Andrew was very knowledgeable and loads of fun! The weather was not great as it was blustery and windy but we went anyways and eventually it cleared up and a great time was had by all.

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What people are saying about The London Eye

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 798 reviews

It was a wet rainy afternoon and we were worried that we wouldn’t see very well inside but there were clean windows all round and the seating was spaced out enough that we saw everything apart from the top of some of the tall buildings.

Superb tour which I would highly recommend for anyone interested in sight seeing. You don’t have to be a confident cyclist to enjoy the tour as much of the route is on cycle paths. Our guide Patrick was friendly, informative and funny.

Fantastic. Really good guide called Jack. Found out so many things I didn't know. As I am disabled I had a mobility scooter. They were wonderful. Helped me get on board with my scooter and there was a lift to the upper deck.

We were welcomed aboard and sat on the top deck. Leigh or Lion? Our guide was very funny and knowledgable. We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. We even liked the jokes! Well done !

It was highly informative and Rosy, the guide was exceptional. She was amazing and jovial.