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The British airways London Eye offer beautiful sights of London around 40 km from the top.


London Eye

London Eye

London Eye offers beautiful London views: You can see around 40km from the top as far as Windsor Castle on a clear day. In operation from January 2000, the British Airways London Eye, located on the South bank river of River Thames is the largest moving wheel of its kind ever built, at a height of 135 m (450 feet) and 1600 tons. The height of the wheel is equivalent to 64 red telephone boxes piled on top of each other.

Visiting the London Eye:

Address: The London Eye, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB

Telephone: 0870 500 0600

Cost: Visitor's Gallery free. Tours: £17.95 (Adults), £9.50 (Child), Free (Under 4s), £14.30 (Senior, 60+)

Opening Times: The first flight takes place at 10.00 am.
Winter (October to March): daily 10.00am - 8.00pm

Summer (April to September):
April: daily 10.00am - 9.00pm
May - June: 10.00am - 9.00pm (Sunday to Thursday), 10.00am - 9.30pm (Friday and Saturday)
July - August: daily 10.00am - 9.30pm
September: daily 10.00am - 9.00pm

Exceptions to the opening hours:
Christmas Eve: 10.00am - 5.30pm
Christmas Day: closed
New Years Eve: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Nearest Underground Stations:
Waterloo tube (5 minutes)
Lambeth North Tube (12 minutes)

For more information on the London Eye, please visit:

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Enjoy watching beautiful London views from London Eye, built at a height of 135 m and 1600 tons!