Information on days out in London from BBC Shows and Tours, Ripley’s, London Dungeons, The London Bridge Experience, London Duck Tours, Madame Tussauds, Tower of London, London Bike Tours and The London Sightseeing Pass
Take a tour of the BBC Television Centre, a tour of the newly reopened Broadcasting House in Central London, or a special CBBC Experience aimed at children aged 7-12 years. – the CBBC Experience takes you backstage at the BBC’s kids channel. The tour includes a chance to play in the interactive studio, visit the Blue Peter Garden, and become Diddy Dick and Diddy Dom. Plus you never know which CBBC (or BBC stars you’ll bump into along the way!
All tours must be pre-booked and age restrictions apply.
To book a show or a tour, call 0370 901 1227 (UK-wide rate charged at no more than 01/02 geographic numbers: calls may be recorded for training).
Believe It or Not!
London’s newest attraction, newly opened is Ripley’s London at 1 Piccadilly Circus.
There are over 5 floors of the weird, wacky and wonderful!
This attraction features over 800 authentic, original and unbelievable exhibits, from a four-metre long model of TowerBridge made out of matchsticks and an upside-down tea party to the world’s tallest man and a Mini Cooper encrusted with 1,000 Swarovski crystals.
The London Dungeons
28-34 Tooley Street,
London SE1 2SZ
(100 metres from London Bridge Station)
Everything that you see at the London Dungeons is based on real historical events from Jack the Ripper, to the Great Fire of London, torture and the plague. There are two scary rides, Live actors, shows and interactive special effects to ensure that you have a thrilling and fun experience.
The London Bridge Experience
Lose your head in London’s Darkest Attraction
Voted the scariest attraction in England by Living TV’s Most Haunted
2000 Years of History Acted through the Ages
2 part attraction with the London Tombs
What lies below the streets of London?
2-4 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2SY, 0800 043 4666
Nearest tube: London Bridge
Open 10am – 5pm 7 days per week
London Duck Tours
London’s amphibious Adventure….
The ultimate Off-roader!
More than just a sightseeing tour
Its fun, its quirky, its different.
Guided tour of the City of Westminster by road and river without ever leaving the comfort of your seat.
0845 423 8416
More information and to book
London NW1 5LR
Tower of London
London EC3N 4AB
The Tower of London, founded by William the Conquerer in 1066-7, holds some of the most remarkable stories from across the centuries. Despite a grim reputation as a place of torture and death, this powerful and enduring fortress has been enjoyed as a royal palace, served as an armoury and for a number of years even housed a zoo!
London Bike Tour
A bike tour is the perfect (and most fun) way to discover London’s most famous landmarks.
Enjoy the freedom of cycling through the streets of London and discover the many landmarks, famous buildings and the many monuments. Places visited are Hyde Park, BuckinghamPalace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James Park, The Royal Albert Memorial, The Cabinet War Rooms, Kensington Palace & Park and Princess Diana’s Memorial. Halfway through the tour there is a rest stop at Trafalgar square where you have the opportunity to purchase lunch or a snack.
The tour is safe and follows bike paths or Royal Parks for 90% of the tour. It is family friendly. They have baby seats, youth bikes, a children’s tandem bike (and children’s helmet).
The tour departs from Queensway Underground Station (Central Line)
Daily from 1 March-30 November 11.00am; additional departure at 3.00pm 1 June-31 August.
The duration of the trip is around 4 hours.
The experience includes:
Guided Bike tour of London
Use of bicycle, helmet and rain gear
Expert English-speaking guide
Price is £15 per person
The London Sightseeing Pass
Priced at Adult £37 and Child £23
You can also pay a little extra and get transport included
If you are planning a trip to London and hoping to include some attractions then you can save money by buying The London Sightseeing Pass which gives you FREE entry to over 50 top London attractions
All the top London attractions are included: Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Chelsea Football Stadium tour, Tower of London Exhibition, Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, Windsor Castle, Wimbledon Tour Experience, River Thames sightseeing cruises, Kensington Palace and The orangery, HMS Belfast, Churchhill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms, Royal Mews, Queens Gallery at Buckingham Palace, London Zoo, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, and much, much mor