Guided tour of London on a bicycle

Address:
BrakeAway Bike Tours, Tour starts at Waterloo Station, Waterloo, London51.503021 -0.113294
Tel:
0207 183 1865

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
Every day (except in January)
10.30 AM to 2 PM
Running time:
Approx 3 hours 30 mins, which includes a 20 minute break at Covent Garden
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £24; Children (8 to 17) £19; Children (under 8) not allowed
See biketouroflondon.com for more information

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Buses:
4, 26, 59, 76, 77, 139, 214, 253, 341, 381, 507, 521, RV1
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Trains:
Lambeth North BKL, Southwark JUB, Waterloo BKL JUB NRN W&C
The closest station to BrakeAway Bike Tours is Waterloo
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Are you fed up of sitting on a sightseeing bus all day? Would you rather hop on a bicycle and see the city from the street? Well... how about the Grand Bike Tour of London?

If you want to see the major landmarks, plus a few off-road places that the buses can't go, then this is the tour for you.

Highlights include the London Eye, Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and St. Paul's Cathedral. You will also hear some fun tales about London's amazing and sometimes bizarre history.

The price includes a bike, helmet, lights... plus a poncho in case it rains (this is London, after all). You get the rain for free.

Important note: You need to have experience of riding a bicycle in traffic. You will be cycling down some very busy main roads (actually on the road -- not on the pavement!), so this isn't a trip for beginners. The tour is definitely not suitable for children under the age of 8. The total distance travelled is approximately 7.5 miles, or 12.5 kilometers.

If you'd rather skip the guided tour and go around town on your own, then the easiest way is to hire a Boris Bike.

 

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