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"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
Royal Observatory and London Thames River Cruise
"Enjoy two of London’s great attractions with this stunning and flexible tour of the river Thames with entrance to the world-famous Royal Observatory in Greenwich! Hop-on and hop-off your river sightseeing cruise from any of four conveniently located pier before discovering the past present and future wonders of astronomy at the Royal Observatory. Explore how great scientists first mapped the seas and the stars and then stand astride two hemispheres at the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the world-famous Meridian Line.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
From GBP28.00

Carnaby Street Tips (17)

Lots of Fashion Shops

We stumbled into Carnaby Street while walking some of London's famous streets. This street was once famous in Swinging London's 1960's but now it is just one more shopping street. I suppose it may...
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Feb 25, 2006


Not a shop, but a whole street of clothes shops for both genders.Once upon a time, Carnaby Street used to be really fashionable (during the 1960's). It then seemed to hit a slump and went very down...
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Feb 19, 2005

Carnaby St (not a shop - the area)

Carnaby was the hot spot of the 60s to go shopping in London. It's still very good today - although some of the shops are on the expensive side. Even if you're not intending to buy it's a great place...
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Jan 12, 2005

Shops with a difference

Carnaby Street is full of interesting shops and is part of what made this country "Cool Britannia"!You can find anything from Doc Martens boots to individually made tops, etc.There are nice pubs and...
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Apr 30, 2003


Carnaby Street was synonimous with the swinging 60's, mod suits and floral fashions were all the rage. Nowadays it is home to international designer stores and fashionable street ware, it has over 140...
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May 21, 2003


Yes, I know I am a late starter, this was the first time I knowingly stood at the top of the famous Carnaby Street.You'll find all kinds of fashionable boutiques here, and it's very well known as a...
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Feb 05, 2009

Mini-Skirt Center

During the 1960s Carnaby Street was at the centre of Swinging London - Mini skirts popularized by Mary Quant were the thing. Since then it has caters more to tourists than the fashionable but it is...
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Apr 04, 2011


Carnaby Street and its surroundings is a true heaven for people looking for shoes. There are a number of shops in walking distance. One of the more stylish ones is Camper shop at Foubert's Place, half...
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Jan 06, 2007

Carnaby Street

I have to say that many people I know from mainland Europe and the US, speak about Carnaby Street, though a haze of smoke and wistful memory. In the 1960s it did seem to have a name for being the way...
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Oct 09, 2010

The Great Frog

Silver jewellery like you've never seen before chosen by the cognoscenti because it's different, it's solid and it's hand-made with care and attention to detail (on premises for 26 years!).The Great...
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Sep 08, 2002

Various well known chains...

People still flock to this street off Regent Street, mainly because of its 'fame' in the 60's. But to be honest where there was once lots of one-off boutiques, its nowadays just the usual chains you...
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Jul 31, 2006

Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street is located in Soho and is a pedestrianised shopping street that became particularly famous and popular as a trendy shopping street in the "swinging" 60's, these days it is still a busy...
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Sep 18, 2016
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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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London Duck Tours

I didn´t do this becaus lack of time and I didn´t know it existed untill it was to late. I looked at the website and it sure looks cool to take a ride with this boat thing. For more information look...
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County Hall

The rather grand looking County Hall on the south bank of the Thames, used to be the home of the Greater London Council but this is now based in the shiny new City Hall further along the Thames. Now...
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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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Big Ben

this will be my tips and picture of the Night View of Big Ben, taken from the Thames River at Night. The Most Photographed Area of Westminister Area will undoubtedly be the Big Ben, and it is the...
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Lambeth Palace

On the south bank of the Thames next to Lambeth Bridge this medieval complex of buildings has been home to the Archbishops of Canterbury, the most senior bishop of the Church of England, for over 800...
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