Central London Bicycle Tour

Price from: 18 £
Duration: 3 hours

London’s longest running bicycle tour company invites you to take a morning cycle ride in Central London.

Our experienced tour guides have expert knowledge of the city. They will safely guide you around the city on cycle paths, parks and quieter streets, telling you the history of the city and the sights as the tour unfolds.

We Saddle up at our cycle hire centre at Gabriel’s Wharf located on the South side of the river near Waterloo station. After choosing a bike, our guide will escort you along the riverside, down side roads and alley ways though central London. We’ll stop along the way to admire the amazing engineering achievement of the London Eye, one of the largest ferris wheels in the world, and then just under the bridge, the story of Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament. Continuing along the river, we cross Lambeth Bridge and cycle past the small red brick houses that line the streets. From the courtyard of Westminster School you can admire the belfry of Westminster Abbey, then over to St. James’ Park. The reason for starting early is to meet up with the (not to be missed) pomp and pageantry associated with the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Heading back to Central London, we walk though Trafalgar Square with Lord Nelson looking down from his pedestal, then Leicester Square, skirting Chinatown, followed by Covent Garden. Taking a break and watching some street theatre on offer in the market piazza we then get back on the bikes, and ride though London’s legal district and over to the colourful Leather Lane Market and Smithfield Market, London’s recently redeveloped meat market… with some horrible history! Then over to Sir Christopher Wren’s amazing St Paul’s Cathedral. With the river in sight, we cross south on the famous Wobbly Bridge past the Tate Modern Art Gallery, and you will now feel that you have a real orientation of London.

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Distance: 6 Miles
Duration: 2.5-3 hours

(please note that we reserve the right to change the route due to traffic/special events/circumstances beyond our control)

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Trafalgar Square - Iconic - must see place
Suresh C , Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 2015-05-21
Trafalgar Square is an iconic place of London and must see for any tourist or visitor. Huge sitting lion statues, Tall monument tower with Nelson, Beautiful looking National Gallery building are... read full review
Trafalgar Square - Unfortunate timing for visit
Dale F , Hobart, 2015-05-20
The square was largely locked off in preparation for a concert, so no actual access to Nelson's Tower or the lions around the base. That being noted it was impressive and might have got 5 if I could... read full review
Trafalgar Square - You forgot the pigeons
celine r , London, United Kingdom, 2015-05-19
I have been visiting Trafalgar square for many years .This was always the place to "feed the pigeons" We used to bring our own food but then it got commercialized and you had a seller with little... read full review
The British Museum - Boring for young children
Jean B , London, United Kingdom, 2015-05-20
I visited The British Museum in May 2015 on a Sunday with my two daughters aged 7 and 8 as one of my daughters had studied about The Egyptians and mummies, so I thought it would be informative and... read full review
The British Museum - Good place to go if it's raining
floralknight , Halifax, United Kingdom, 2015-05-20
This museum is showing its age although most exhibits are interesting some area's are quite small and claustrophobic with large groups of international tourists everywhere. read full review
The British Museum - Best Museum in the World
Allison C , Edmonton, Canada, 2015-05-20
There is so much to see I'd recommend bringing a guidebook or researching the exhibits first! We did the Rick Steve's walking tour, which took us through the major sites of the Egyptian, Assyrian and... read full review
The London Eye - Viewing it in a distance!
yinyin c , 2015-05-22
The London eye looks beautiful and peaceful in the sun, and I recommend you to view it on the bridge, so that you can get a good view of it. Also, you can see the London eye from the Houses of... read full review
The London Eye - Enjoy london eye
Kwanlah S , Bangkok, 2015-05-21
Nice view but long queue. Dont do the boat trip. There are limited seat on the top deck. Just cross the street and fo city boat ride which is much better. read full review
The London Eye - Mehh
RosieRuthless , 2015-05-21
I didn't really understand what the big fuss is about.You're in a super slow moving carriage with a bunch of strangers. I'd rather spend that half an hour at a market or on a boat. read full review
Big Ben - Iconic BIG Ben - a "must do"
realpep , Imperial Beach, California, United States, 2015-05-21
The clock tower just soars above other edifices in the area. The best part is when it chimes on the hour. Be there with your videocam when that happens. It's really cool! read full review
Big Ben - high
Ellen K , Almere, The Netherlands, 2015-05-21
nice building, but thats all, cant tell anyting about it, becaus i did not get in . nice sound of the bell read full review
Big Ben - Beauty as it stands
Sumit S , Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, 2015-05-20
Its always great to visit at dawn while walking by the Thames. Its one of the most visited place at london. read full review
St. James's Park - Gorgeous... Supprised it wasn't bussier.
HappyBunny2014 , London, United Kingdom, 2015-05-21
Great place to feel like you are getting away from the busy spots of trfalgar scquare and uckignham palace. Gorgeous planting here and lots of wildlife. We went on a sunny sunday afternoon and I was... read full review
St. James's Park - A pretty park in central London
realpep , Imperial Beach, California, United States, 2015-05-21
Very green park, easy to walk around and view the many statues of famous folks, e.g., Ghandi, A.Lincoln, etc. The flowers, ducks, and geese all add to the beauty of the place. read full review
St. James's Park - Beautiful Park
Skyler S , Washington DC, District of Columbia, 2015-05-21
I've seen many photos of the park but they did not do it justice. It was so beautiful and I really enjoyed my time here. read full review
Westminster Abbey - Beautiful
Débora R , 2015-05-21
I had never seen so many graves in a church! It's nice to keep searching for specific graves and analysing the people's graves profiles. read full review
Westminster Abbey - Excellent, well worth the short wait to cue.
986jasmine , Auckland Region, New Zealand, 2015-05-21
The sites and history was fascinating and really interesting. It surpassed my expectations. We would've liked to have been able to take photo's. read full review
Westminster Abbey - A must
Marisol F , Toronto, Canada, 2015-05-20
Westminster Abbey is one of London's most famous landmarks and definitely something you don't want to miss. You can buy audio guides which make the experience a lot more interesting and informative... read full review
Buckingham Palace - LOVED the majestry!
cindyfawn , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015-05-21
Absolutely a must see when visiting London. Be prepared for throngs of tourists, like me, with cameras ready and clicking. The Changing of the Guard is spectacular. The dancing horses and colors... read full review
Buckingham Palace - Changing of the Guard
geeluv05 , Nashville, 2015-05-21
All the pomp and circumstance you could imagine was seen in this daily exercise seen in front of Buckingham Palace! It was a blustery day but I fully enjoyed witnessing this event. Highly... read full review
Buckingham Palace - Must do attraction
Remco_RdL , Spijkenisse, The Netherlands, 2015-05-21
Must be on the short list for a visit in London. The park, guards and gardens always a special picture read full review
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