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London: The London Pass® with 90+ Attractions and Tours

London: The London Pass® with 90+ Attractions and Tours

See all that London has to offer with the London Pass® and save up to 50%* vs buying individual tickets. Enjoy access to historic landmarks, top attractions, world-famous museums, fun activities, stadium tours and more with this complete sightseeing credits package. Simply pick your credits package based on the number of days you're visiting London, use the Go City app to plan your itinerary, and get exploring! Access over 90 attractions including: POPULAR ATTRACTIONS • Tower of London • The Lastminute.com London Eye • The View from the Shard • 1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour (Big Bus Tours) • Uber Boat by Thames Clippers - 1-day Hop-on Hop-off • Windsor Castle (afternoon entry only) • Westminster Abbey • Tower Bridge • Madame Tussauds London • London Bridge Experience • London Zoo • St Paul's Cathedral • Kensington Palace PLACES OF INTEREST • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre • Royal Albert Hall • Royal Observatory Greenwich • Old Royal Naval College • Cutty Sark • Kew Gardens • Hampton Court Palace • Apsley House • Benjamin Franklin House: Architectural Tour • Benjamin Franklin House: Historical • Eltham Palace • Golden Hinde • Wellington Arch • Chelsea Physic Garden MUSEUMS & GALLERIES • London Transport Museum • Foundling Museum • Household Cavalry Museum • Charles Dickens Museum • Guards Museum • Cartoon Museum • Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art • Wernher Collection at Ranger's House • Fan Museum • London Canal Museum • London Museum of Water and Steam • Garden Museum • Museum of Brands • The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace • The Postal Museum • The Courtauld Gallery • Frameless - Immersive Art Experience TOURS & EXPERIENCES • Arsenal FC Stadium (Emirates Stadium) • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour • Tottenham Hotspur FC Stadium Tour • Twickenham Stadium Tour & Rugby Museum • Wembley Stadium Tours • Chessington World of Adventures • London Food Walking Tour • Historic Pub Tour of London & more! *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website.

London: Kew Gardens Admission Ticket

London: Kew Gardens Admission Ticket

Enjoy a full day out at Kew Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, located just 30 minutes from central London by Underground and Overground trains. Your ticket includes entry to 326 acres of gardens, 3 art galleries, a treetop walkway, and Kew Palace.  Step inside Kew Palace and explore a beautiful royal retreat comprising the bedrooms of princesses, an intimate dining room, and the newly restored Georgian Royal Kitchens. The site includes extensive gardens under glass that support a variety of plant life year-round. See the giant lily pads in the Waterlily House, then experience an exotic rainforest in the Palm House. Travel through 10 climate zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.  Other highlights include the Arboretum. Standing at 17 meters tall and constructed from 170,000 aluminum parts and 1,000 LED lights, the Hive structure mimics the visual and sound effects of an actual beehive in Kew Gardens. Learn all about the extraordinary life of bees, and the vital role they play in the health of the planet. Round off your visit at one of the site’s cafes and restaurants that serve hot meals and classic afternoon teas (not included). 

London: Explorer Pass® with Entry to 2 to 7 Attractions

London: Explorer Pass® with Entry to 2 to 7 Attractions

Buy a London Explorer Pass® and get 2 to 7 credits to redeem against entry at 90+ top attractions, landmarks, museums and tours. With options including the Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe, The View from the Shard, St. Paul's Cathedral and more, it's time to tick off your bucket list! Choose any 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 attractions: Top attractions: • The Lastminute.com London Eye • 1-day Hop-On-Hop-Off London Bus tour (Big Bus Tours) • Tower of London • The View from the Shard • Kensington Palace • Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition & Theatre Tour • St Paul’s Cathedral • City Cruises Thames River Pass • Tower Bridge • Westminster Abbey • The London Dungeon • The London Bridge Experience • London Zoo • SEA LIFE London Aquarium • And more! (see below) Valid for 60 days from first use, the Explorer Pass is perfect if you want to see the best of London but don't want to rush around. Visit an attraction, do some shopping then visit a museum - you can still save up to 50% vs buying individual attraction tickets. Use the free Go City app to plan your trip, reserve attractions where required and help you get around the city. For the best experience, follow the instructions on your booking confirmation to sync your Explorer Pass with the app. Full List of Attractions: Fun Activities and Tours: • Chessington World of Adventures • Up at the O2 • Brit Movie Tours • Brit Music Tours • Brit Icon Tours • Hop-on Hop-off Open Bus tour of Windsor • London Bicycle Tour Company - Bicycle Hire • Curzon Soho, Mayfair or Bloomsbury - Cinema Ticket • Swingers Crazy Golf (West End or City venues) • Sherlock: The Official Live Game • All Star Lanes (bowling) • The Dare Skywalk • Solve a Mystery: the Murder at Trafalgar Square • DreamWorks Shrek's Adventure • LEGOLAND Windsor Stadiums & Tours: • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour & Museum • Arsenal Stadium Tour • Tottenham Hotspur FC Stadium Tour • Wembley Stadium Tour • Twickenham Stadium Tour & World Rugby Museum • Kia Oval Ground Tour Food and Drink: • London Food Walking Tour • The Strand Cocktail at The Top Hat • The Chocolate Cocktail Club - One Free Cocktail • The Bermondsey Bierkeller • Fuller's Brewery Tour • Hard Rock Café London • The Seashell of Lisson Grove (Fish and Chips) Museums and Places of Interest: • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew • Royal Observatory Greenwich • London Transport Museum • Cutty Sark • Florence Nightingale Museum • Freud Museum London • Hampton Court Palace • Household Cavalry Museum • London Bicycle Tour • Museum of Brands • Old Royal Naval College • Royal Albert Hall Tour • Garden Museum • The Guards Museum • The Monument to The Great Fire of London • The Postal Museum • Apsley House • Eltham Palace • Wellington Arch • Chiswick House and Kitchen Garden • Royal Air Force Museum London • The Courtauld Gallery *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website. 

London: Kew to Westminster River Thames Cruise

London: Kew to Westminster River Thames Cruise

This Journey takes one and a half hours one way between Kew and Westminster it passes through the city of Westminster, Chelsea, Wandsworth & Putney the Start of the Oxford and Cambridge boat race. The Journey follows the Rivers winding course, passing tree- covered islands & towns before arriving at Westminster Pier, This service is perfect for any one wishing to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Palace, National Archives, Museum of Water & Steam, Brentford Football club. This trip is more of the scenic part of the Thames from Country side to city, with lots of quaint pubs and restaurants to visit.

London: Westminster to Hampton Court River Thames Cruise

London: Westminster to Hampton Court River Thames Cruise

Travel on board a traditional River Thames passenger boat whilst travelling from Westminster Pier to Kew Pier, Richmond Landing Stage, and Hampton Court Landing Stage. Take in stunning scenery as you pass through the City of Westminster, Chelsea, Putney, Kew, Richmond & Kingston before arriving at Hampton Court Palace. Your journey from Westminster Pier to Hampton Court Landing Stage takes between 3 and 3.5-hours. Hop aboard at the starting location and set-off on your sightseeing adventure. Select from a number of beverages from the fully-licensed bar. Travel through some of the most picturesque reaches of the River Thames including Syon Reach & Horse Reach. The first half of the journey cruises through the London Boroughs of Chelsea, Wandsworth, and Putney before cruising into the more peaceful reaches of the Tidal Thames. Continue on as you follow the winding course of the river past islands and stately homes before calling at Kew Pier, Richmond Landing Stage, and Hampton Court Landing Stage. Your cruise takes place on a traditional river Thames passenger boat with indoor and outdoor seating, a fully-licensed bar and toilet facilities. This trip provides a variety of opportunities from a visit to Hampton Court Palace to a long lunch at one of Hampton Court or Molesey's many riverside pubs and restaurants. Choose to travel from Hampton Court to Westminster to explore the City of Westminster in your own time and travel back to your point of origin via National Rail Services or London Underground.

London: Westminster to Richmond River Thames Cruise

London: Westminster to Richmond River Thames Cruise

Travel from Westminster Pier to Richmond Landing Strange on a relaxing river cruise along the Thames. See the City of Westminster, Chealsea, Putney and Kew, before arriving at your destination. Your journey from Westminster Pier to Richmond Landing Stage takes between 2 to 2.5-hours. Pass through some of the most picturesque reaches of the River Thames including Syon Reach. Journey through the London Boroughs of Chelsea, Wandsworth, and Putney before cruising into the more peaceful reaches of the Tidal Thames. Continue on and follow the winding course of the river past islands and stately homes before calling at Kew Pier and Richmond Landing Stage. Relax onboard a traditional river Thames passenger boat with indoor and outdoor seating, a fully licensed bar, and toilet facilities. This trip provides a variety of opportunities from a visit to Richmond Park to a long lunch at one of Richmond's many riverside pubs & restaurants.

London: 3 Days of Must-See Attractions including London Eye

London: 3 Days of Must-See Attractions including London Eye

If you’re looking to see and do as much as possible, this three-day London Pass® is perfect for you. With access to 90+ attractions, tours, museums and things to do, there really is something for everyone. Take a spin on the London Eye, hop-on an open-top bus tour with Big Bus then enjoy the city skyline from on-board an Uber Boat – and that's just day 1! Top attractions include: • The Lastminute.com London Eye (R) • Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour • Uber Boat by Thames Clippers – River Cruise • Tower of London • The View from the Shard (R) • Westminster Abbey • Tower Bridge • Madame Tussauds London (R) • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Tour • St Paul’s Cathedral • London Zoo • London Bridge Experience • Kensington Palace • Hampton Court Palace • Windsor Castle (afternoon only) • Arsenal Stadium Tour And more! Perfect for a short-break or as part of a longer trip, the London Pass® makes sightseeing so easy – use the app to plan your itinerary, reserve where necessary and redeem your credits to explore the capital’s top attractions. There’s no need to worry about multiple tickets – everything you need is in the palm of your hand. (R) Reservations required. *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website.

London: Westminster Walking Tour and Visit to Kew Gardens

London: Westminster Walking Tour and Visit to Kew Gardens

Embark on a walking tour that showcases the top landmarks in London's Westminster area, and enjoy the beauty of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Start your tour in Green Park, following your guide through the heart of Westminster. See Buckingham Palace, with a chance to witness the Changing of the Guard (daily in June & July, otherwise only on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays). Continue to Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Parliament Square, and the Houses of Parliament (Westminster Palace). Along the way, hear stories of the city from the past and present. After the tour, get directions from your guide to travel to Kew Gardens with your pre-booked tickets, where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and stay for as long as you like until closing time.

Richmond: Group Kayak Experience

Richmond: Group Kayak Experience

Your session will start with a safety briefing and some land-based training on the riverbank or our pontoon near Richmond Bridge. This typically takes 15-20 minutes depending on group size. We will introduce you to the kayaking equipment, teach you about safety and navigation on the river, as well as paddle techniques, including how to steer, stop and self-rescue. We will then head out onto the river, either upstream towards Eel Pie Island and Teddington or downstream towards Richmond Lock, Isleworth, Kew Gardens and Chiswick, depending on the tide. The distance actually covered will depend on wind and tide conditions on the day.

Richmond: Paddleboard Experience

Richmond: Paddleboard Experience

Your session will start with a safety briefing and some land-based training on the riverbank near Richmond Bridge. This typically takes 15-20 minutes depending on group size. We will then head out onto the river, either upstream towards Eel Pie Island and Teddington or downstream towards Richmond Lock, Isleworth, Kew Gardens and Chiswick, depending on the tide. The distance actually covered will depend on wind and tide conditions on the day. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer, but should be comfortable with falling into water while wearing a buoyancy aid. A certain level of flexibility and ability to get up to standing from kneeling is required for learning to paddleboard.

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(3,145 reviews)

Fantastic, Is the best activity that you can buy, easy to use with go city app, I reserve several things like London Eye and no have problem to enter. This ticket include the better and most popular, fun and historical atrattions one of these are the tour in the big-bus for 2 day I really enjoy it. Strong recommended this pass.

Best purchase we could make! Saved money, included great hop on, hop off bus, great suggestions. Make sure you change your email properly so you can plan.

Everything worked out great with this Explorer Pass. I can only recommend it.

Great experience to travel by tube, buses and visiting places

We enjoyed all of the gardens. Absolutely stunning!