Classic London Bicycle Tour

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Tour Central London on a bicycle! Cruise by the city's famous sights with a live guide by your side. Choose from 8 available languages.

Description

Classic London is our most popular tour of central London, covering the classic sights that light up the capital's skyline from Westminster to the City of London.

Your journey starts from our riverside cycle hire center at Gabriel's Wharf, conveniently located a stone's throw away from Waterloo station.

Once equipped with a bike, your guide will lead you past the bustling Southbank, the cultural center of London harboring the impressive London Eye, to a photo opportunity with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

Further along the river, you'll reach Lambeth Palace, a beautiful Tudor building that's the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Crossing the Thames now, you'll enter the tranquil courtyard of Westminster School, where you can enjoy a secret view of Westminster Abbey before heading off to see Buckingham Palace - via St James' Park - in time to catch the Changing of the Guard*. If you're in luck, the royal standard flag will be raised and you may catch a glimpse of the Queen as she takes up residence in her 'office'.

From here it's straight to Trafalgar Square to see the towering statue of Lord Nelson guarded by bronze lions not far from elegant fountains.

Next you'll head to the cobbled streets of Covent Garden, an area renowned for its high-quality restaurants and lively street performers.

Then it's time to head towards London's oldest quarter as we enter the heart of the legal district and make our way past Lincoln's Inn Fields and follow the old cattle routes to Smithfield Market, where we hear of its turbulent past and gruesome medieval history.

A pedal ride later and you're at the penultimate stop, taking a moment to admire St Paul's Cathedral before crossing over Blackfriars Bridge and heading back to the wharf.

Sights you'll see:

  • Southbank

  • The London Eye

  • The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

  • Lambeth Palace

  • Westminster Abbey

  • St James' Park

  • Buckingham Palace

  • The Changing of the Guard (on days when scheduled)*

  • Admiralty Arch

  • Trafalgar Square

  • Covent Garden

  • Lincoln's Inn and fields

  • Smithfield Market

  • St Paul's Cathedral

Available Languages

English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese and Japanese**

**The tour in Japanese is available from April to October only

Includes

  • Helmet

  • English-speaking guide
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Classic London Bicycle Tour

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Helmet / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 10:30 - 11:00 (Show more)
  • 10:20

    Check-in at The London Bicycle Tour Company

  • 10:30

    Gear up and head out!

    Your journey starts from our riverside cycle hire centre at Gabriel’s Wharf, conveniently located a stone’s throw away from Waterloo station.

  • Once equipped with a bike, your guide will lead you across Blackfriars Bridge

    and onto Victoria Embankment along the East-West Cycle Superhighway - London’s latest exciting initiative to improve cycle safety.

  • The first stop

    is in front of one of the greatest of all Britons, the ingenious engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Then comes Cleopatra’s Needle and spectacular riverside views of the Southbank with its iconic London Eye.

  • Passing by a majestic statue of Queen Boudicca,

    with Big Ben towering over you, next comes Winston Churchill in Parliament Square.

  • You’ll have time to admire

    some notable statues and enjoy great views of Westminster Abbey before heading off to Buckingham Palace – via St James’s Park – in time to catch the Changing of the Guard*. If you're in luck, the royal flag will be raised and you may catch a glimpse of the Queen taking up residence in her 'office'.

  • From here it’s straight to Trafalgar Square

    to see the towering statue of Lord Nelson guarded by bronze lions not far from elegant fountains.

  • Next you'll head to the cobbled streets of Covent Garden,

    an area renowned for its high-quality restaurants and lively street performers.

  • Then it's time to head towards London's oldest quarter

    as we enter the heart of the legal district and make our way past Lincoln's Inn Fields and follow the old cattle routes to Smithfield Market, where we hear of its turbulent past and gruesome medieval history.

  • A pedal ride later and you're at the penultimate stop,

    taking a moment to admire St Paul’s Cathedral before crossing over Blackfriars Bridge and heading back to the wharf.

  • 13:30

    Check-out back at the London Bicycle Tour Company office

  • 10:50

    Check-in at The London Bicycle Tour Company

  • 11:00

    Gear up and head out!

    Your journey starts from our riverside cycle hire centre at Gabriel’s Wharf, conveniently located a stone’s throw away from Waterloo station.

  • Once equipped with a bike, your guide will lead you across Blackfriars Bridge

    and onto Victoria Embankment along the East-West Cycle Superhighway - London’s latest exciting initiative to improve cycle safety.

  • The first stop

    is in front of one of the greatest of all Britons, the ingenious engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Then comes Cleopatra’s Needle and spectacular riverside views of the Southbank with its iconic London Eye.

  • Passing by a majestic statue of Queen Boudicca,

    with Big Ben towering over you, next comes Winston Churchill in Parliament Square.

  • You’ll have time to admire

    some notable statues and enjoy great views of Westminster Abbey before heading off to Buckingham Palace – via St James’s Park – in time to catch the Changing of the Guard*. If you're in luck, the royal flag will be raised and you may catch a glimpse of the Queen taking up residence in her 'office'.

  • From here it’s straight to Trafalgar Square

    to see the towering statue of Lord Nelson guarded by bronze lions not far from elegant fountains.

  • Next you'll head to the cobbled streets of Covent Garden,

    an area renowned for its high-quality restaurants and lively street performers.

  • Then it's time to head towards London's oldest quarter

    as we enter the heart of the legal district and make our way past Lincoln's Inn Fields and follow the old cattle routes to Smithfield Market, where we hear of its turbulent past and gruesome medieval history.

  • A pedal ride later and you're at the penultimate stop,

    taking a moment to admire St Paul’s Cathedral before crossing over Blackfriars Bridge and heading back to the wharf.

  • 14:00

    Check-out back at the London Bicycle Tour Company office

  • (For Check-In) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 10:20:00

  • (For Check-Out) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 13:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 10:20:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 13:30:00

  • (For Check-In) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 10:50:00

  • (For Check-Out) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 14:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 10:50:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The London Bicycle Tour Company (1a Gabriels Wharf London, SE1 9PP, United Kingdom) Time: 14:00:00

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Children 10 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

Additional Note(s)
  • Meals are not included in the price.

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