Old City Tour

Explore London's ancient streets and River Thames.

Details

Duration: 3.5 hours
Availability: Selected days at 2pm (click 'Book Now' for full schedule)
Difficulty: Moderate*
Ticket: £28/rider
Group Ticket 4 -10 : £25/rider

(*This tour spends more time on roads than our Landmarks bike tour. The cycling is not strenuous but if you are not a confident cyclist then our Landmarks tour will be the better tour for you.)

About

Explore the old streets of the City of London and the East End with its melting pot of history, cultures, street art, and industry. Discover hidden inner city canals, old shipping docks, an ancient Roman wall, Harry Potter film locations, ride over iconic Tower Bridge, and much more! Along the way we stop for a pint of traditional ale in the oldest Thames riverside pub in London. Hear tales of sailors and smugglers from your guide and see the noose where pirates met a grizzly end!

What will I see?

  • London Bridge
  • River Thames
  • Borough Market
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Tate Modern
  • Millennium 'wobbly' Bridge
  • Tower Bridge
  • Leadenhall Market
  • Cable Street Mural
  • The Gherkin building
  • St Pauls Cathedral
  • Roman Wall

Some of the Old City bike tour highlights...

Tower Bridge

The most famous bridge in London and frequently miscalled 'London Bridge'.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Originally burnt down in 1613 when they fired a cannon on stage!

St Pauls Cathedral

Wrens crowning achievement and where Charles & Diana were married in 1981.

Cable Street Mural

Learn about the diversity and resilience of the communities of the 'East End'.

Leadenhall Market

Used in the Harry Potter films for The Leaky Cauldron and Diagon Alley.

The Gherkin Building

London's famous vegetable shaped skyscraper in the heart of the financial district.
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