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Top sights in London
London's iconic Tower Bridge is as extravagantly British as is possible for a bridge to be! It's undoubtedly a must-see. So how do you make the most of your visit to this unique triumph of engineering?
42 meters above the river, Tower Bridge's new glass walkway provides a knee-knocking view of the boats and pedestrians passing beneath your feet. Don't worry, it's quite safe!
The East Walkway not only offers great views across London's historic trading ports and buildings, but is also used as one of the city's most unique exhibition spaces.
Today the bridge is held up by Wi-Fi and selfies (probably), but the old engine rooms demonstrate the former logistic miracle that powered it, complete with authentic sounds and smells!
The short westward stroll leaving Tower Bridge offers a view spanning City Hall, HMS Belfast, and the Shard!
While at Tower Bridge, there are few excuses not to visit its historic namesake, the Tower of London. If you're short on time, the nearby gardens of St. Dunstan-in-the-East are a worthy substitute.
The closest Tube station to Tower Bridge is Tower Hill on the District and Circle lines. The Tower Gateway DLR station is just as close.
Bridge lifts are booked in advance for passing ships. There is no set schedule, but if you want to be sure to see the event, times can be easily found on Tower Bridge's official website. Failing that, you can book a bridge lift yourself for free. All you need is a very tall boat!
- When should I visit?
- You can view and walk across the bridge 24 hours a day - just watch out for when it opens up!
- Is it expensive?
- Free to walk across. The exhibition costs about £10 depending on ticket type
- Will I need a guide?
- It will definitely help. It's worth checking out our best-selling tours.
- How to get there
- This attraction is within walking distance from most hotels in city center!
- Additional information
*It can get cold and windy by the river, so wrap up.
*Tower Bridge and the Tower of London itself make a great day out - it could be a good idea to get a ticket that covers both.
What people are saying about Tower Bridge
We were a group of four, with 3-day tickets. We saw everything we wanted to see. The life commentary on the red tour was instructive and fun. The river cruise to Greenwich was included, again, the commentary was interesting. The traffic in London was bad due to roadworks, but the tour buses made a good job of it. However, we were not informed in time that one of the stops was not open, and so we had to walk back a while to get where we wanted to be. There had been a lengthy raft of instructions, as well as a change of bus, and so what was being said may have made sense to the staff, but we did not hear it. That was the only negative of the three day experience.
We enjoyed this cruise down the Thames very much. The boat was comfortable and clean with toilet facilities and also refreshments if required. The crew were courteous and friendly and helpful on boarding and disembarking to those who were not so agile. The commentary was funny and engaging and was also very informative, which made the trip very interesting. We loved it and next time we visit London, plan to do another cruise, just for the fun of it.
Excellent sightseecruise on a very spacious boat. First class live commentary by very experienced staff. Extremely informative on all the individual points of interest, which gave an excellent insight into the history of not only the Thames but the surrounding areas. Food and drink available on board at very affordable prices. An excellent way to cruise the Thames and one I would certainly recommend.
Like theatre on the road. Great tour interesting and entertaining. Im unable yo take part in walking tours. This was a fab way to see the “ghoulish” sites in London whilst being seated on a bus. If you get a chance try this, just dont take it to seriously.......
See the Clipper ship in Greenwich. Learn the history of the wharfs, housing, facts, and Gordon Ramsey’s Pub! Fantastic verbal and visual trip that allows great photos and humorous statements from the guide.