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The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off
"Redeem your voucher ride around London aboard your spacious open-top double-decker bus and enjoy the flexibility to plan your day exactly how you like. Your London sightseeing ticket can be used on three tour routes — red yellow or blue — as well as the transport links: black green and purple. Tour routes are great options with entertaining commentary for all ages plus children’s activity packs.Your ticket also includes a hop-on hop-off Thames River cruise and three walking tours – all of which take place daily. See Itinerary for details.Tour – Red Route:Discover top city highlights in central London with full audio commentary throughout. Stay on board for the full lo or hop on and off at your leisure at any of these stops:Madam Tussauds
From GBP26.00
 
"London Bike Tour - East
"London is a city of stunning contrasts. Her rich past is well preserved while her modern face shows how architecture trade and culture have evolved in their own unique settings. For those trying to discover London on their own or hoping to glimpse her from bus or coach many of her secrets will remain a mystery.The London Bike Tour is a much more exciting way of exploring the city. You will be provided with a bike and guide and escorted on a tour though the cycle routes
From GBP24.00
 
SeaLife London Aquarium with Thames River Sightseeing Cruise
"Start your adventure at Westminster Pier Tower Pier or Greenwich Pier. Westminster Pier is conveniently located next to Houses of Parliament Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. It is also only a short walk from Whitehall Horse Guards Parade and Trafalgar Square. Tower Pier is ideally located next to Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Once you have your ticket you can also hop-on and hop-off from London Eye pier located next to the London Eye and just two minutes walk from London Dungeon and London Aquarium. Greenwich Pier is located next to the famous Cutty Sark clipper
From GBP42.00

The Thames Tips (49)

River Thames and Thames Path

With a length of almost 350 km the River Thames is the longest river in England. Besides many other cities it also flows through London. Almost 300 km of the river are covered by a National Trail...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 15, 2015

The Departing of a Cruise Ship

In the last couple of years a cruise ship comes all the way up river up to the Tower Bridge. As is there are not any cruise ship piers for passengers to disembark they ship stops next to HMS Belfast...
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Galaxy31
Aug 27, 2015

Discover small but important things.

I love going around London and discovering different things that most of the times do get missed but they do play a big part how London used to be and how it was transformed over the years.Most of the...
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Galaxy31
Nov 19, 2014

London's river

Update April 2014: extra photos added Like many cities, London would not be where it is today were it not for its river. Yet for many years the city seemed to turn its back on its famous waterway,...
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toonsarah
Apr 21, 2014

River Thames

Among favorite exercises and fondest memory we have had in London were walks along the Themes River crossing it along numerous bridges: Tower Bridge, London Bridge, Southwark Bridge, Blackfriars...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jun 22, 2013

New years eve fireworks at the Thames

One of the most beautiful things I have experienced was celebrating the arrival of the new year with good friends along the banks of the Thames and watching the fire works light up the sky. It was...
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mvtouring
Jul 18, 2010

RIVER THAMES

The River Thames winds along London for 220 m (135 miles). It serves as a drainage channel and provides London with two-thirds of its drinking water. Make a boat tour and see some attractions (London...
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Helga67
Nov 10, 2006

Dull sky and no beaches

I love the example VT suggest for your general tip, "Blue skies and beaches". I can't think of anything other than the Sahara that's further from that than the Thames is on a murky autumn day.None of...
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iandsmith
Sep 03, 2006

Life Blood of London

The Thames, which is a beautiful little river in and around Oxford, has been the main source of commerce in London for many years. It's been a very dirty river in the past but quite a bit of work has...
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fishandchips
Aug 28, 2006

World's greatest skyline.

From anywhere along the Thames you will be able to see something that you immediately recognise as being in London. One of my greatest pleasures is cycling along the embankment to Battersea Park for...
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Steve-H
Jun 13, 2006

The Thames

The city of London and the Thames River have had a harmonious relationship for many a year. The river helps feed the city and the city helps feed the river.We love walking along it, some places are...
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Jenniflower
Jun 05, 2006

View from the Royal Festival Hall

This is a view of Charing Cross Station, Hungerford Bridge and the Thames taken from the Royal Festival Hall during the VT meeting we had on 19th June.The RFH is Europes largest cultural complex and...
Mariajoy
May 14, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near The Thames

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Southbank Centre Food Markets

Each Sunday there is a second hand book market held under Waterloo Bridge from 10am to 7pm which is worth attending as there are many stalls with 1000's of books for sale divided in to categories....
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Lambeth Bridge

If you want to take pictures with Panoramic Views of Big Ben and Parliament and even side views of the famous London Eye, the best views are not from Westminister Bridge but from the Lambeth Bridge...
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National Theatre

I very rarely write a review on places I haven’t been in but even though I’ve not been inside the National Theatre I don’t think I can write about The Queen’s Walk without giving some low-down on one...
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Coca-Cola London Eye

I have a bit of a thing for feeling nervous on the top of tall structures, enjoying the views, so for me things like this are a must do. I had previously visited in 2005, but thought GF would enjoy it...
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London Duck Tours

Duck tours are fun do to while you get to see the most famous landmarks in London such as Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and much more. They operate on land and in the water so...
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River Thames

Every year the whole of September in London they have a festival to celebrate the river Thames. The festival has started ten years ago and is supported by the Mayor of London, London First, The Port...
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