Old Town London Bike Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    April-October: 2pm, November-March: 12pm
  • Departure Details :
    Gabriel's Wharf, London
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This tour explores the culturally rich East side of the city, where youll find the Globe Theatre - old haunt of William Shakespeare - as well as a mouth-watering selection of local produce and street food at Borough Market. After traversing the old Dockyards and taking a quick stop at a riverside pub, take a moment to appreciate the architecture of Londons financial district before heading back along the path less trodden.

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Your tour focuses its attention on the east of the city, heading out towards the old docklands and back through London town. This carefully chosen route gives you a local's knowledge of Londons power house. Your journey starts with a ride to the old Bankside power station, now home to Tate Modern Art Gallery. A few doors down from there is the New Globe Theatre, a beautiful, curvaceous replica of an Elizabethan theatre made famous by William Shakespeare.

Next youll be taken to Borough Market, one of Londons largest and oldest food markets, offering a selection of the city's best street food and fresh local produce.Then, provided there are no ships passing through, youll be off to cross the picture-postcard Tower Bridge, all the while taking in the spectacular London skyline with its newly iconic skyscrapers (the Gherkin, the Walkie Talkie and the Cheesegrater among them).

From there, it's a ride along the river to the old Dockyards, an atmospheric maze of warehouses and alleyways, including a quick stop at Captain Kidd, a waterside pub.

Starting to head back west to what used to be less affluent industrial land, you'll see how the area has been transformed into a destination for young designers and their businesses.Then it's to the Square Mile, Londons financial district. Passing through a bedrock of institutions such as Lloyds of London, the Royal Exchange and Mansion House - each of them a delight for architecture enthusiasts.

Last stop is Sir Christopher Wren's unrivalled masterpiece, St Paul's Cathedral. Your guide will then lead you back to the Wharf along Carter Lane one of the cities beautiful hidden secrets.

Inclusions

  • Cycle hire
  • Helmet
  • Guide
  • Bike tour

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Minimum age is 10 years