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What's On In London | Social Distancing Sightseeing

Sightseeing in London is slowly, steadily returning to some semblance of how it once was - the word 'normal' (and the 'new normal') are now part of everyday life in households across the capital. But what does sightseeing with Social Distancing even look like in a city like London?

THE ORIGINAL TOUR

Your 24 hour Original Tour ticket gives you unlimited access to Hop on Hop off across all the famous, red, white & blue coloured Original Tour buses. With 9 Original Tour bus stops, and buses operating every 30 minutes you're never far away from your next Original open top bus.

The Original Tour highlights the must see attractions of London including Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, The Shard and much more.


Included with your Hop on Hop off Bus ticket is a Free Thames River Cruise between Tower Pier (Near the Tower of London) and Westminster Pier (Near Big Ben)

The safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff has always been our top priority, so seats are strictly limited to allow you to travel in a spacious and safe environment.

The tours depart from 9 Central London locations:

  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Trafalgar Square
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Victoria
  • Marble Arch
  • Tower of London
  • London Eye
  • Westminster Pier
  • Buckingham Palace

First Bus; Daily 10.00am / Last Full Tour: 6.00pm

Bus Frequency: Mon - Sun (every 30mins)

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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BIG BUS LONDON

Embark on an Open Top Bus adventure with Big Bus Tours. The famous red tour allows you to soak up the city's atmosphere with ease, and ensure you capture all the best sights of London, including, Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace.

Included with your Big Bus One Day Ticket, is a Free Thames River Cruise from Tower Pier along the river to Westminster Pier.

Big Bus London Route Map

The safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff has always been our top priority, so seats are strictly limited to allow you to travel in a spacious and safe environment.

Book your tickets online to save a massive 20% from the normal street price.

The tours depart from six Central London locations:

  • Victoria
  • Marble Arch
  • London Eye
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Tower of London

First Bus; Daily 9.30am / Last Full Tour: 3.30pm

Bus Frequency: Fri - Sun (every 30mins) / Mon - Thur (every 60mins)

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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GOLDEN TOURS NON-STOP TOUR


Great News! We're delighted to announce that Golden Tours are operating their Open Top London Bus Tour with a Live Guide from Saturday 11 July 2020. You'll be able to enjoy the sights and fascinating facts with a live English, or multilingual audio guided tour as you reconnect with your favourite London landmarks with this 1.5 hour Open Top Bus Tour around the capital's best loved attractions.

Golden Tours Route Map

The tour will operate with a reduced seating capacity, plus specific time slots to allow for social distancing and single use masks and gloves will be provided, although customers are welcome to provide their own. For the safety of all the guests and staff, all tickets must be purchased online, prior to your tour.

The tours depart from two Central London locations.

Victoria - Departure

Victoria Departure / Finish Point - 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9SH

Victoria Departure Times - 10.00am / 2.00pm / 7.00pm


London Eye - Departure

London Eye Departure / Finish Point - London Eye, Belvedere Road, SE1 8GA

London Eye Departure Times - 10.15am, 2.15pm, 7.15pm

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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LONDON BY NIGHT TOUR

If you've ever wondered what London would look like at night, then London By Night Bus Tour is the tour for you!
The "London By Night Open Top Bus Tour has been especially designed to show you the very best of London's famous landmarks, all beautifully lit up in the night sky.

Tours take approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and is fully guided in English, or with multilingual audio guides.

The tour will operate with a reduced seating capacity, plus specific time slots to allow for social distancing and single use masks and gloves will be provided, although customers are welcome to bring their own.

For the safety of all the guests and staff, all tickets must be purchased online, prior to your tour.

Departure / Finish Point - Victoria, Bus Stop 3, Bulleid Way, London, SW1W 9SH

Departure Time - 7.00pm

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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LONDON WALKING TOURS

Get a closer view of the capital with a London Walking Tour. With your experienced, knowledgeable guide, get to grips with the real heart of our city. What ever your interest, we're sure to have the walk for you!

All walks follow social distancing guidelines, and are operated on a reduced small group size. For the safety of guests and staff, all London Walking Tours must be pre-booked online.

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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LUXURY PRIVATE DAY TOURS

For guests who wish to explore the very best of British culture and history with their family and loved ones, we offer a VIP service for 1 - 6 people, to create that unforgettable Luxury Private Day Tour Experience.

You'll travel in luxury, accompanied by a Professional Driver and a separate Expert Guide, who will help you explore the very best of British culture and history, from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to the royal palaces of monarchy and beautiful Georgian towns.

All Luxury Private Day Tours can be personalised to the guests individual requirements, and we will help you create memories that will last a lifetime.

Our Luxury Private Day Tours are exclusively for your family and loved ones. you'll receive complimentary PPE - face mask, gloves, hand sanitiser.

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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LONDON BIKE TOURS

See the traditional and hidden sights of London on a fantastic London Bike Tour. They offer a unique experience allowing you to see more of London than travelling by underground or foot would allow.

Our Cycle Tours are all led by expert guides, who will share their local knowledge, and show you the famous landmarks and not so well known hidden gems of our great city.

These tours are fantastic value for money and a memorable treat for any visitor wanting to get an up close view of London most tourists will never see.

All London Bike Tours follow social distancing guidelines, and are operated on a reduced small group size. For the safety of guests and staff, all London Bike Tours must be pre-booked online.

BOOK TICKETS HERE

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ATTRACTIONS & MUSEUMS - What's Open?


Since 4th July 2020 many visitor attractions are beginning to re-open. By their nature the experiences and space within the attractions vary and many are having to make important adjustments to their operations and ticketing arrangements in order to ensure social distancing for their guests and staff.

To help you plan your visit to London, and quickly understand the current situation of each attraction, we have done the hard work for you, and listed below the information to date.

Please note that for the safety of guests and staff, all Tour / Attraction / Museums are requiring visitors to pre-booked tickets / time slots online, prior to your visit. (This includes the museums which are free entry)

Should you require any further information or assistance, please don't hesitate to get in contact with us: E-mail: info@londonbustourtickets.com / Call: +44(0) 203 713 7608

Attraction / Museum

Opening Date

Body Worlds London Permanently Closed
Buckingham Palace State Rooms Summer 2021
British Museum 27th August 2020
Changing the Guard Ceremony Cancelled Until Further Notice
Chessington World of Adventures 4th July 2020
Churchill War Rooms 1st August 2020
Thames City Cruises 4th July 2020
Cutty Sark Greenwich 20th July 2020
Hampton Court Palace 17th July 2020
HMS Belfast No Planned Opening Date
Kensington Palace 30th July 2020
Kew Gardens 4th July 2020
Legoland Windsor 4th July 2020
London Eye 1st August 2020
London Dungeon 1st August 2020
Madame Tussauds London 1st August 2020
Natural History Museum 5th August 2020
The Queen's Gallery 23rd July 2020
The Royal Mews 23rd July 2020
Science Museum 19th August 2020
Sea Life London Aquarium 1st August 2020
Shrek's Adventure London 1st August 2020
St Paul's Cathedral 27 July 2020
Thames Clipper River Services 15th June 2020
The Tower of London 10th July 2020
The View From The Shard 1st August 2020
Thorpe Park 4th July 2020
Tower Bridge Experience 4th July 2020
Victoria & Albert Museum 6th August 2020
Warner Bros. Studio 20th August 2020
Westminster Abbey 11th July 2020
Windsor Castle 23rd July 2020
ZSL London Zoo 4th July 2020