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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
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+44 20 7928 6838
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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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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US$30.32*
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Classic London Bike Tour of Central London
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US$32.85*
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Night Bike Tour of London

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Excellent tour!

We took this tour on a Sunday morning and it was perfect! The route was beautiful, and the guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. The pace is not difficult, and the guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour on a Sunday morning and it was perfect! The route was beautiful, and the guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. The pace is not difficult, and the guide always made sure nobody got left behind. During our break we stopped in Covent Garden and had the chance to look through a few of the shops. Definitely worthwhile!

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Rebecca! Glad you had such a great time riding with us :) More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've done these tours with this company about six times now. Several tours on offer. All equally as good as each other. Guides are incredibly knowledgeable You get to see places off the beaten track you wouldn't normally see and groups don't seem to be bigger that eight. Well worth spending the three hours cycling around London. Lots of stops... More 

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Nicola! It's amazing to hear that you've toured with us on so many separate occasions and enjoyed them all! Next time you head down to ride with us let us know you're the writer of this review and we might be able to sort out a special rate :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far one of the highlights of our holiday! Mark was undoubtedly an excellent tour guide; extremely funny and very informative, he made our experience that much greater! A definite MUST when in London!

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review, Mark is thrilled to know you had such a good time and that he was able to make your time in London that bit more special. You'll have to come and see us again the next time you are in the city to rent a bike or take another tour! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this tour. It's a great way to see London. You cover a lot more ground that when walking. I really enjoyed the tour guide who would point out lots of history and factoids whenever we'd stop. I hadn't been on a bike in about a year and found the pace to be fairly easy, but there were numerous... More 

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review Lisa, great to hear that you enjoyed soaking up the festive spirit of London behind the handlebars with us :) More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (me and my sisters, 26,25,15) booked a bicycletour in Londen with a Dutch guide. The Dutch guide was sick, so we joined the group with an English guide. Unfortunately I forgot the guide's name, but he was great! He loves his city, knows everything, tells great story's and he was so funny! He made the tour the highlight of... More 

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Great to hear that you had so much fun riding with us and that it was the highlight of your day here. When guides are unable to make it due to injury or sickness, as in the case of the Dutch guide that was to lead your group, we do always try to accommodate our clients as best as possible,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame - the Christmas Lights tour could have been so much better. It took us 90 mins to get to anything resembling Xmas lights and the tour guide was rambling about noting to what seemed like fill time. What was even more strange was that he did not stop at the obvious places for pictures of the Christmas... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour along the Thames (Classic tour), good rythm for all, great stories from Rob along the road and generally a lovely staff, I highly recommend !

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for the super review! The Classic Tour is our most beloved and popular tour and Rob our most experienced staff member - he is the Director of the company and has been orchestrating bicycle tours since 1991! Hope to see you again for a tour of East or West London the next time you're in our beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was so very happy with the service and the sights we were able to see with the Christmas Lights Tour through The London Bicycle Tour Company. Our tour guide was Felix, and he did an incredible job watching out to make sure the whole group was able to stay together or regroup, allowing for parts being stopped by traffic... More 

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Public Relations Manager at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Cassie, thanks for the fantastic review and great to hear that Felix and ourselves were able to make sure your Christmas Lights Tour was amazing. Please come again and try our Classic Tour of Central London or Old Town Tour of the city's East! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We selected this tour to see the Christmas sights and lights. Upon arrival we were given bikes and the guides immediately took off at full speed (perhaps giving tour riders a few minutes to warm up riding around the area would be better) No real warning was given of how PACKED the streets and sidewalks would be with people. Going... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife booked this tour to see the Christmas lights around London. We ended up arriving late due to a late flight arrival, but the London Bicycle Tour Company rescheduled us for a tour that fit the remaining time in our schedule. I had some trepidation about taking a 3 hour tour through London on a bicycle, but I must... More 

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LondonBicycleTourCo, Administration at The London Bicycle Tour Company, responded to this review

Hi Mark! Thank you so much for your great review. Conducting tours that are safe, fun, and informative is what we do, and it's great that you had such an awesome time with us! From the looks of the photo, Felix had just as good a time as you guys all did and we hope that if you're ever in... More 

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