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London's Best Kept Secret Bike Tour

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    Meet your guide in the morning at his 100 year old house only a one minute walk away from Colliers Wood underground station in South London. You will be provided with a bicycle and a helmet before setting out on a 12 mile trip lasting around 4 hours. We will start off admiring old cottages along a river, that was once known as 'Europe's hardest working river', because of the amount of waterwheels that operated here. We will stop at London's only still working waterwheel which is now part of a local market and you will learn about an important monastery that included a massive church and once inhabited this site. We will continue along winding paths to one of South London's most beautiful parks, steeped in history and you will learn about the industries that made some inhabitants of the area incredibly rich. We will than follow the river to an ancient village which became a part of London but has kept it's charm and and has one of the United Kingdom's tallest tree and ponds full of wildlife. We will stop at the fantastic 17th century village pub before turning back.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I will start by saying that I think the reviews below are very accurate so I will try not to cover the same ground too much. My group of three has done several bike tours in London and enjoyed this tour the most by far....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank lafenetre
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    One of our favorite activities while in London. Stefan our guide was excellent welcoming us into his colliers wood home before beginning the tour. His bikes are in excellent condition and he made sure to adjust them for each of us. We were 5 in...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank London1944
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a very relaxed 4 hour bike tour with Stefan, who was personally very informed about attractions on our route. The pace was set perfectly and gave us ample opportunity to see and discuss the surrounding area. Bikes were provided and pre ride safety instructions....More

    Thank H4516YBpaull
    Reviewed July 3, 2019

    We had a very nice ride along the river. Stefan was a great guide who really liked sharing his love for London. We saw many interesting things along the path and it was nice to be out the noise and hub bub of central London....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lisa K
    Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

    Fantastic bike tour! Stefan was a great and knowledgeable tour guide. He kept us off of the main roads and took us meandering along the river and through fields. We stopped frequently along the way to explore and old mill with a water wheel, watch...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Monte2010
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    917connieh
    July 12, 2019|
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    Response from Sofia C | Reviewed this property |
    Take the underground to Colliers wood station on the northern line.
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    Bootlegga
    June 28, 2019|
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    Response from Ambassador814749 | Property representative |
    Usually tours start at 10.30 but if you are a group of 2 or more you can contact me and I might be able to accommodate you at a different time.
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    parisa g
    April 21, 2019|
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    Response from Ambassador814749 | Property representative |
    The underground station is Colliers Wood on the Northern line and from there it is a 1 minute walk to the meeting point.
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