The Old Town Tour: East End Instant Confirmation
Old London’s most iconic architecture, centered around the majestic River Thames. Learn the East Londoners’ deepest local secrets and return to bask in the glory of central London’s power.
Step back in time as you travel through the old docklands, home to some of London’s most infamous historical residents who walked the very same cobbled streets you now ride upon. Much has changed, but much has stayed the same. By joining a group tour, your experienced guide will be able to unravel the layers of history that have built up by the side of the River Thames, over a period of two centuries.
Main attractions during the route explained by our friendly guide:
- London Bridge and Borough Market
- Tower of London
- Tower Bridge
- Jack the Ripper place
- The Docklands
- the multi-cultural Brick Lane
- the City of London
- St Paul's Cathedral
and much more..
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Schedule & Location
Time & Location
Time & Location
11:45 Check-in at the London Bicycle Tour Company Office
12:00 Gear up and head to East LondonAlong the river, stopping at attractions including the new Globe Theatre, Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hinde, on to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Over the bridge, to St. Katherine's Dock and then on to Brunel's tunnel, Tobacco Dock, experiencing the atmosphere of the disused London docks.
Cable Street and Jack the RipperCross the highway, into Cable Street and discover the true East End, the multi-national, multi-cultural London. Back to the City walls at Aldgate, learn the truth of who Jack the Ripper was, and what was covered up!
In the CityThrough the gate, to the City, from poverty to riches (metaphorically speaking); a stunning contrast, London's financial district, the splendor of the Royal Exchange, the Mansion House and the Guildhall, intermingled with modern design and a massive number of churches competing for space.
St Paul's CathedralAnd of course, including the glory of St. Paul's Cathedral. No tour would be complete without enjoying plenty of gossip along the way!
- All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
- Children 10 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Requirement(s) - Others
- Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
- Attached child carriers are available for infants
- Meals are not included in the price.
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- Booking may be cancelled 72 hrs before the tour is due to depart. An administration charge of 5GBP will be applied to the refund.
Booking may be changed to another scheduled tour up to 24 hrs before the tour is due to depart.
No refund or alteration will be made to your booking after 24 hrs before the tour is due to start. (see restrictions and requirements)