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The London Bicycle Tour Company

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Address: 1 Gabriel's Wharf | 56 Upper Ground, London SE26 9BR, England
Phone Number: 02079286838
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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A great way to see London from a different perspective. Mostly on bike paths i felt safe, only a few sections on the main road but the leader, Alex kept everyone cycling safely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great way to see London from a different perspective. Mostly on bike paths i felt safe, only a few sections on the main road but the leader, Alex kept everyone cycling safely. Great mix of cycling and learning some interesting facts about London. Recommended for tourists who want to see a lot in a short space of time.

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East Greenville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice bike tour of the city of London giving us an overview of the highlights we should see. We only wish we could have stopped at our tour guide's favorite little cafe for a little break and getting a chance to chat with others on the tour and our wonderful tour guide, Nadja. Keep up the great... More 

Thank Tammy S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family with 2 children age 10 and 14, choosing this tour is a fun filled way to involved them. My children would be bored with just a talk tour. Bike riding gives them something to do and they loved it. We booked a day and night tour on the same day. 3 hours each session, a bit much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had an amazing bicycle tour (to the West) with Charliene, a Dutch guide. Although the tour was in English, she translated some information for us in Dutch. She speaks both English and Dutch fluently, and she knows so much about London, the English history, the Royal house, current political affairs (we talked about the possibility of... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on about three of their tours and each one is fantastic. Its easy peddling as London is flat. You go around the main areas but you take some cobbled back streets to get from A to B and go places you would never go if you were just wandering from attraction to attraction. Lots of interesting facts... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We expected a three hour bicycle tour of the offbeat parts of London. Instead we were taken straight down the Thames and into the crowds around Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden. An hour was spent walking bikes through crowds, waiting at traffic lights or killing time. Only the final hour was interesting as we were on lower traffic... More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Being a Copenhagener I am used to riding a bicycle around town but wouldn't have thought it possible in London. But our charming and knowing guide knew all the quiet streets and made the 3 hours the tour lasted fly away. Definitely not the last time to go on a bicycle tour on a travel destination.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Not sure this is a must on a tight schedule. It was enjoyable, and for me the most useful bit was building my confidence to cycle in london. As a tour, the commentary was only really practical when the tour stopped, which was quite frequent so as a cycle ride it was rather limited. I understand that the company also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The bike tour with Olly was fantastic. It was a great way to see the sites and hear the history of this great city! Olly recreated the history in such an entertaining way. I was worried about 3 hours however it is broken up with quite a few stops for story telling and picture taking and I was actually wishing... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This tour ended up being a 3 1/2 hour tour starting at the wharf then into London over the bridge ,Ending back where we started from .it was 19.00 hrs there was still plenty of day light .Domonic our tour Guide made it reall interesting educational ,funny and keeping fit all at the same time .The pace was just right... More 

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