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The London Bicycle Tour Company

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Address: 1 Gabriel's Wharf | 56 Upper Ground, London SE19PP, England
Phone Number: 02079286838
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Description: The London Bicycle Tour Company is London's original bike tour, operating...
The London Bicycle Tour Company is London's original bike tour, operating since 1991. Our Tours are safe, suitable for all standards and offer an exciting way to discover the best sights of London. You will be provided with a bike and helmet, and escorted by a guide on a three hour tour through the capital, using mainly quieter streets and bike paths. The Central London Tour is a great overview of London's most famous sights. The West End Tour takes in the Party atmosphere of Soho and the shopping areas of Mayfair and Carnaby Street. The 2012 Games Tour takes you East to see the wonder of the Olympic Park and Venues, as well as Europe's largest shopping centre for lunch. For more freedom, the company also offers a bike hire service. Tours are offered daily in English, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese.To get up close to the sights, and have the freedom you want as a tourist, you must take a guided tour with London Bicycle Tour Company.
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An Easy Way to See London

We had a great guide named David! David took us on a gentle ride around central London. You only need to be competent on a bicycle to be able to take part. The ride gives a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great guide named David! David took us on a gentle ride around central London. You only need to be competent on a bicycle to be able to take part. The ride gives a great overview of the main sights of London. It was great for my wife, who had not been to London, to get her bearings... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband and I recently went on the central tour with Dominic. The tour was included with our London museum pass. We ended up being the only two people who showed up so we got a private tour of the city! Dominic was very informative and happy to answer all our questions. We learned a lot of interesting history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This tour was great fun and gave out a lot of information. Our guides confidence got us all through the traffic moments. It was a great way to see a lot of the sites in a short time to help plan our trip.

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Arendal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Forget about the sightseeing bus. This is the best way to see London. By having this guided Tour you will be abel to se more of London than any other kind of transport. It is safe - and it is fun. The service in this company is exelent and the guiding superb. Next time I go to London i will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My young adult children and I really enjoyed the bike tour. Our tour guide (Dominic) was great. He was informative about the areas we visited and gave us tips on when to visit other attractions. Although you are biking through the busy streets of London, our guide made sure we were aware of the upcoming intersections and how to cross... More 

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Hoganas, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We booked a "Mystery Tour", that is a tour that will take you off the beaten track to secret gems in London, for our group of six adults. We wanted to be surprised! And the tour delivered what we expected, it really gave us a chance to experience unknown sides of a city that some of us already knew quite... More 

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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I had a trip with Emma in a small gruppe which was very nice. We got to see a lot of small and big attractions and she knows a lot London history. The bikes and information prior to the trip was also good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A lot of fun, a very good French speaking guide (David) . A good way to see a lot of sights of the city in a few hours ! Highly recommended !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

It is the first time for my to visit London and the cycling tour gave me a brief picture of London with historical background. I am not quite interested in History, but the energitic your guide told us stories about London with humour. The cycling routine was well-designed. Though we had come across narrow roads and busy traffic, with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Totally recommend this if you want to see all the main sights and the hidden parts of the city. Starts in the Southbank area which is perfect if you want to go to the London Eye or the London Dungeon after your tour! The guides were very knowledgeable and accommodating. Our guide David was incredible and wasn't too bad at... More 

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