Boat trip down the Thames, with City Cruises

Address:
City Cruises, Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London 51.501706 -0.123261
Dates & Time:
Every day
For Westminster Pier (towards Greenwich) -- During the summer: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 9.30 AM to 7.30 PM (the last boat to Greenwich is at 4.50 PM); During the winter: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 10 AM to 5.50 PM (the last boat to Greenwich is at 2.40 PM)
For London Eye Pier (towards Greenwich) -- During the summer: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 9.45 AM to 7.45 PM (the last boat to Greenwich is at 5.05 PM); During the winter: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 10.15 AM to 6.05 PM (the last boat to Greenwich is at 2.55 PM)
For Tower Millennium Pier (towards Greenwich) -- During the winter: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 10.55 AM to 3.35 PM
For Tower Millennium Pier (towards Westminster) -- During the winter: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 9.50 AM to 5.10 PM
For Greenwich Pier (towards Westminster) -- During the summer: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 10.10 AM to 6.40 PM; During the winter: Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 10.50 AM to 4.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £12.25 one way, £16 return; Children (5 to 15) £6.13 one way, £8 return; Children (under 5) free
See citycruises.com for more information
Telephone:
The contact number for City Cruises is +44 (0) 207 740 0400
Parking:
If you’re driving to London here are some car parks near City Cruises
Minicabs:
Book a minicab near City Cruises
Buses:
The following bus routes go near City Cruises: For Westminster Pier: 11, 24, 148, 211 – For London Eye Pier: 12, 53, 59, 76, 77, 148, 159, 21
London bus fares 2016
Trains:
The best London underground train stations to visit City Cruises are Charing Cross Embankment Westminster
Note: The actual closest train station to City Cruises is Westminster
London train fares 2016
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Take a leisurely boat trip between Westminster Pier (the closes stop for the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey), Tower Pier (for Tower Bridge and the Tower of London) and Greenwich Pier (for the Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory), passing by some of London's most famous landmarks like the London Eye, Globe Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and HMS Belfast.

Some of the larger boats also include an onboard bar selling tea, coffee and snacks.

Craig has been on this boat several times, and has written a big review of what he thought — including plenty of pictures of what you can see on the route. You can read it on his London blog.

If you like the idea of this trip, then you might like to check out the TRS River Cruise as well, and the Thames Clipper boats, who both operate boats from the same piers. You might like to read Craig's review of the TRS River Cruise and Thames Clipper as well.

If you fancy something a bit more terrifying, then how about a speed boat tour from London Rib Voyages?

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