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Small-Group River Thames Bike Tour

  • 5-hour bike tour along the River Thames in London
  • See London's top attractions including Big Ben, London Eye and St Paul's Cathedral
  • Cross the Tower Bridge
Small-Group River Thames Bike Tour
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Explore the main attractions along London’s central riverside on this 5-hour River Thames bike tour. On this small-group excursion, see the world-famous sites that flank the river, including Big Ben, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater and St. Paul’s Cathedral, cross the Tower Bridge and indulge in international delicacies at Borough Market. As you ride, enjoy interesting commentary about the city's rich and extensive history. 

What to Expect

In the morning, meet your local guide in central London and take off on a leisurely bike tour of the city’s ever-evolving Thames riverfront. Due to the small group format, your guide will design a custom itinerary that suits the group based on preference and ability. Whatever path you take, you’ll see key attractions like Big Ben, the London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Tower of London.

After cruising through South Bank, you’ll stop at the bustling and eclectic Borough Market. Aside from offering a cacophony of artisanal food products and beautiful produce, this market is a testimony to London’s multicultural landscape. For lunch, grab some crispy fish and chips, a Damascean falafel wrap or a pot of steaming hot noodles with custom toppings (own expense).

Next, hop back on your bike to work off your hearty lunch. Head to the iconic Tower Bridge – a masterpiece of Victorian engineering. As you cross the bridge into London’s financial district, admire sweeping river views that feature a juxtaposition of old London architecture and modern constructions like the Shard, a 95-story pyramid of glass.

Along the way, enjoy a storied narrative from your guide about the major events – from plagues and wars to catastrophic fires – that have evolved the cityscape.  Pass the Monument to the Great Fire of 1666 and the remarkably beautiful Leadenhall Market, the setting of many feature films including Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Then pedal over the London Bridge back to Southwark, where your tour ends by mid-afternoon.

Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 22 August 2018
A great adventure of London

I really enjoyed the Thames River bike tour. It was historic and I had a few good laughs. I was grateful that I dressed for the unexpected London weather. It was a sunny day so I was glad I had my sunglasses with me. Make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kc360Canada
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile
Not as advertised

This was a very poor experience. There was little biking, the equipment was poor and most of all the leader Matthew was terrible. We rode in crowds with hoards of people, not wise. The leader was in the front of the “small group” that had...More

3  Thank happycanine
Jamie D, General Manager at Fat Tire Tours - London, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your review, and I am sorry that your tour did not live up to the high standards we hold ourselves to here at Fat Tire Tours London. I would kindly ask you to contact us directly as you have raised some points...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018
A Must-Do While in London!

We absolutely loved every minute of this tour. It's truly a do not miss. You learn so much about London's history that you don't know, and see the city in such a unique way. Our guide Nick was so knowledgable, and also kept us safe...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 24 June 2018
Excellent Tour for our First Day in London

We wanted to take a tour of London without sitting on a bus and found the Small Group Bike Tour to be just perfect! The group of 16 was split into two groups of 8 which made it easy to navigate and stay together through...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RebeccaK664
Reviewed 16 June 2018
Very enjoyable!

Wow, this covers a lot of ground! Nick was a good-natured guide and kept our group together offering interesting context and history all along the way. A very enjoyable morning with so much to see in London.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KatieLeeEm
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