The London Eye
At 135 metres, The London Eye is the world's tallest observation wheel, with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day.
The gradual flight (ride) in one of the 32 high-tech and fully enclosed glass capsules takes approximately 30 minutes offering spectacular views of London and its famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and St Paul's Cathedral. Combine your flight with a 40 minute sightseeing cruise down the River Thames taking in the sights of the riverside landmarks with fascinating live commentary.
Kids on the Eye: The London Eye welcomes children of all ages. Buggies and pushchairs must be folded completely flat and all items removed before taking them on board the London Eye and when waiting on the boarding ramps. Facilities are available inside the ticket office for buggies which are fixed and can not be folded down. Baby changing facilities are available in the ticket office.
There is a cafe on site offering a range of tea, coffee and sandwiches.
The gift shop offers quality London Eye gifts and souvenirs as well as guidebooks and in-flight mini guides. It is the perfect place to purchase your London Eye memento.
There are toilets at the London Eye ticket office and on the London Eye River Cruise including disabled toilets.
The London Eye is located on the South Bank next to the River Thames and opposite the Houses of Parliament and just a few minutes walk from other major attractions. You are able to reach the London Eye by bus 211, 24, 27 and 11. The London Eye is within five minutes walking distance from Waterloo and Charing Cross mainline station and Waterloo and Westminster underground tube stations. Check the website for updated information on special events taking place at The London Eye. You are able to reach the London Eye by bus 211, 24, 27 and 11. The London Eye is within five minutes walking distance from Waterloo and Charing Cross mainline station and Waterloo and Westminster underground tube stations.
If you've had fun on your family day out to The London Eye, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
It may be worth checking out The London Eye's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
Riverside Building County Hall
Westminster Bridge Road
Telephone: 0870 990 8883
Under 4 years old: free!
Over 4 years old: £29.50
You can get discounts by booking online through our link to the left! Opening Times: 2014 Opening Details:
The EDF Energy London Eye opens daily except on Christmas Day (25 December) and during its annual maintenance period from in January.
The first experience takes place at 10am, and the ticket office opens at 9.30am. The attract closes at 8pm.
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