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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise
"The Thames weaves its way through London with history around every bend. Aboard the hop-on hop-off River Red Rover you'll cruise in comfort and style past London's world-famous landmarks. The boats have open upper decks for great sightseeing and comfortable lower saloons. Relax and enjoy the vi onboard commentary light refreshments and full bar service as London's famous sights glide by. The river cruise departs every 40 minutes from Westminster Pier Waterloo Pier (near the London Eye) Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier (near the Cutty Sark). With just one ticket you may hop-on or off at any of the piers as often as you like throughout the day. The shortest trip between piers lasts approximately 20-30 minutes while the full round trip takes approximately 2.5 hours."
From GBP19.00
London Eye: Thames River Cruise Experience with Optional Standard London Eye Ticket
The virtual maps and on-board commentary point out some of the well known London attractions that you'll see. The cruise is suitable in all weather as the boat has both covered and sun deck seating. Both decks are accessible for wheelchair users and toile"""Take an Coca-Cola London Eye River Cruise and see London from a different perspective. Highlights of the 40-minute circular cruise include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament St. Paul's Cathedral Tower Bridge the Tower of London HMS Belfast
From GBP13.00
London Vintage Bus Tour Including River Thames Cruise with Optional Lunch
"Hop aboard a vintage red double-decker bus and then sit back and relax on a sightseeing tour of London. On a route around the city center watch out for iconic London monuments like Big Ben the Houses of Parliament Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey — where Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011. Listen to details of each sight’s history from your guide.Pass St Paul's Cathedral a much-loved Baroque cathedral that has hosted countless services for London’s dignitaries over the years and hear details of significant occasions
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Along the River Thames

The River Thames runs through London and is the reason why London is located where it is. So many of the buildings that one associates with London are built along its banks: the river has certainly...
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Sep 18, 2008

Be a Mudlark for a Day.

A Mudlark was the name given to someone who, in the late 18th and 19th centuries, scavenged the muddy foreshore along the River Thames at low tide. Usually children, Mudlarks would sear for anything...
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Apr 29, 2014

Thames Barrier

The Thames is a very long river. It flows through Henley, Reading and various other towns on the way to the sea. At these points it is very much just a normal river. However by the time it reaches...
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May 21, 2006

the river Thames

The river Thames runs from the sea to Teddington and is just under 100 miles.Despite it s murky appearance, it has over a hundred fish species including salmon.There are plenty of different cruises to...
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Sep 15, 2004

Walk Along the Thames

The Thames River runs through the city and splits london into north and south. Along the south bank you can almost walk alongside the whole river and you'll see many sights. I suggest doing this at...
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Apr 10, 2006

Photo opportunities at the Golden Jubilee Bridges

Downstream ViewOne of my favourite views of the City skyline is from the Hungerford Footbridge facing downstream, this is the left hand side looking from Embankment or the right hand side from the...
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Jan 19, 2006

Photo opportunities at the Golden Jubilee Bridges

Upstream View.The Hungerford Footbridge is in fact two separate bridges running either side of the original 1846 railway bridge carrying trains into Charing Cross Station. Since 2002 these have been...
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Jan 19, 2006

A little piece of Australia in London

Home to the Australian High Commission this building is the oldest diplomatic Australian mission abroad. King George opened the building on 23rd. August 1918. which was designed by the Scottish...
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Feb 28, 2006

Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

Being the most remarkable educational centres of the world, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge fight an intellectual race in the whole year. On an exceptional day, however, they use their body...
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Jun 12, 2009

The Thames

The Thames has a length of 346 kilometres (215 statute miles) with its source near the village of Kemble in the Cotswolds; it then flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis, a truncation of...
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Jan 31, 2011

Rubbish Collector on Thames

This device may look a little strange. It looks like someone has dumped some sort of floating device on the Thames near St Pauls Cathedral. In actual fact it is a rubbish collector. It claims to...
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May 24, 2006

River Thames - Beautiful Walkways

I need open space in cities - so in London I gravitate towards the parks and the River.Ever wondered why it is always River Thames and not Thames River?Pronounced Tems, by the way.Best way to see many...
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Jun 14, 2004
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Things to Do Near River Thames

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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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Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge spans the Thames from Somerset House to the South Bank and lies on a bend in the river between the Hungerford Bridges and Blackfriars Bridge. It may not be the most iconic of London’s...
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Temple Church

This beautiful and historic church is tucked away in the middle of the Temple area of London, between Fleet Street and the river Thames. Since the early 1600s the church has served 2 of the 4 so...
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Middle Temple Hall & Garden

Temple is made up of the Inner and Middle Temple which are two of the Inns of Court and named after the Knights Templar who bought this land in the 12th century. At the heart of the area is the Temple...
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Somerset House

If you enter Somerset House from the Strand you will come across the statue of King George III at the front of the courtyard and the dancing fountains. Erected between 1778 to 1779 this bronze statue...
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Prince Henry's Room

One of the few structures to survive the Great Fire of London is a Half Timbered house over the Gateway to The Temple on Fleet Street, It was built around 1600 as a tavern, and including on the first...
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Getting to River Thames


River Thame through London to the North Sea.


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