Take in London’s key sights on a relaxing river cruise from Westminster to Greenwich, a leafy and famous suburb of London renowned for its cultural heritage and royal associations, and birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I !

The cruise also includes the unique opportunity to pass through the Thames Barrier, London’s world famous flood defence. 

Brush up on your English history as you see the key sights of London including: 

  • Cleopatra’s Needle - Bought to London from Alexandria, the royal city of Cleopatra in 1878
  • St Paul’s Cathedral – Designed by architect Sir Christopher Wren and built between the years of 1677-1710, the magnificent Cathedral is one of London’s true beauties
  • London Millennium Bridge – Famous as the first pedestrian river crossing over the Thames in central London – see why the unique architecture has made it a major landmark 
  • The Globe Theatre – Shakespeare’s Globe is the place to delve into the world of Shakespeare and the Tudors and see a Shakespeare play!
  • Tower of London — One of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses. A place of executions and royal residence, where you can delve into the rich and gruesome history of London
  • The Thames Barrier – Opened officially by the Queen in 1984, The Thames Barrier is one of the largest movable flood barriers in the world
  • Greenwich Palace – The heart of London’s cultural heritage where Tudor Kings and Queens were born 

Tour highlights

  • Relax with a drink from the fully licensed bar on-board
  • Enjoy recorded commentary of all the sights in French, Spanish, Italian, German or Mandarin, or live commentary in English

This product is sold by VisitBritain and is provided by our supplier, Thames River Services.