Established in 1999 with just one boat, KPMG Thames Clippers now carry over 7000 passengers per day. Our company continues to expand as more and more people appreciate the advantages of river travel. The River Thames is centrally located and our service runs East to West through the middle of the city. This route is perfect for commuters needing to get through town fast and for visitors wanting to either stop off at or just admire London’s finest landmarks.
With a full cast of 20 brilliant actors in 18 new shows, rich sets, special effects and 2 exciting new rides, we’ll take you on a unique 90 minute thrill-filled journey through 1000 years of London’s murky past.
Come with us and meet London’s most infamous villains, rogues and rascals. Head-off on the all new Boat Ride to Traitor’s Gate and encounter Henry VIII. Remember, remember the 5th November in a new show with Guy Fawkes – it’s sure to be explosive.
Have a short, back and sides courtesy of Sweeney Todd and ‘meat’ Mrs Lovett. She’s got fingers in a few pies. Fancy an evening stroll? Jack the Ripper would love to take you out in Old Whitechapel.
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Afternoon Tea while cruising along the Thames. What a civilised way to pass the afternoon. Why not gather a group of like minded friends to enjoy a gentle cruise and cake. And if the mood takes you, perhaps a glass of something bubbly?
Of course afternoon tea wouldn’t be right without scones, jam and a generous dollop of cream, so fear not you’ll find those along with the selection of finger sandwiches and cakes. Yum yum. Plus of course tea! In fact an almost endless supply if that’s what takes your fancy.
As the perfect antidote to a mornings serious retail therapy, or perhaps as a curtain raiser to an evening at the theatre, why not join us on the river for a relaxing cruise past London’s riverside landmarks. And when you’ve finished off your tea, you can always stroll upstairs to take in the the 360 degree views of London’s riverside landmarks. A more elegant way to explore London’s sights from the warmth and comfort of the City Cruises fleet.
– The best way to see London is from the river Thames.
– Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea Cruise with a back drop of the most famous sights of London.
– A Traditional Afternoon Tea includes a selection of freshly made sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of delicious cakes – – and unlimited tea and coffee.
– The on-board bar offers a wide range of soft and alcoholic drinks.
– The newly refurbished Millennium of London boat is a very stylish venue suitable for any occasion.
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Enjoy a London lunch venue with a difference with City Cruises on their lunchtime cruises on the Thames. Enjoy a delicious two course lunch including tea or coffee against a backdrop of world famous sights such as the House of Parliament, Tower Bridge and the sparkling new ‘Shard’. A bar is available throughout offering a wide choice of soft and alcoholic drinks, while a live commentary will allow you to learn something new if you desire. Cruises last one hour and forty five minutes which gives you plenty of time to enjoy both the view and the company.
Thyme, Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Supreme of Chicken with Creamy Leek, Tarragon and Mushroom Sauce served with Dauphinoise Potato
Thyme, Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Supreme of Chicken with Creamy Leek, Tarragon and Mushroom Sauce served with Dauphinoise Potato and Seasonal Vegetables ~ White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce ~ Tea or Coffee
Homemade Hot Pot of Roast Pumpkin, Wild Mushrooms, Aubergine, Spinach in a rich Tomato Sauce and Basil Pesto, crust served with Dauphinoise Potato and Seasonal Vegetables ~ White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce ~ Tea or Coffee
*Please contact us directly to pre-order the vegetarian menu. Please note the Vegetarian Menu MUST be pre-ordered before the day of sailing. 48 hours advance notice must be given.
*Gluten free meals are also available. Please contact us directly as this MUST be pre-ordered before the day of sailing. 48 hours advance notice must be given.
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Tower of London
Our discounted Tower of London tickets are valid for entry to the Tower and Crown Jewels any time on your chosen date.
River Thames Sightseeing Cruise
As the River Thames snakes its way through London there is history at every bend. You can see and experience the River Thames Sights from the relaxed comfort of this hop on and hop off all day River Red Rover Cruise. You can hop on and off at Westminster Pier, Waterloo Pier, Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier.
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Royal Yacht Britannia – Standard Ticket
Before you step on board the Royal Yacht Britannia, you will be given a complimentary audio handset that is full of captivating stories and provides a rare glimpse into the life of the British Royal Family.
From Sir Winston Churchill to Boris Yeltsin, Rajiv Gandhi to Nelson Mandela, some of the world’s most influential people have been welcomed aboard Britannia; now you can stand where they stood and see what they saw.
You can choose to enjoy the tour in a wide range of languages. There is also a children’s tour in English, a version for the visually impaired and one for people with learning difficulties. Printed scripts are also available.
Starting at the Bridge, the self-guided tour covers five of Britannia’s magnificent decks, taking you through the fabulous State Apartments and crew’s quarters, and ending in the gleaming Engine Room. The majority of items on board are the original pieces, which have been kindly loaned by the Royal Collection. Highlights of the tour include the State Dining Room, the Sun Lounge and the Officers’ Wardroom.
Be prepared for a few surprises at Britannia. Look out for the on-board Garage housing one of Her Majesty’s Rolls-Royces. You will even be able to see inside The Queen’s Bedroom; a rare insight that is not possible at any other royal residence.
In March 2009 we opened the Royal Deck Tea Room on board. Sit back and enjoy the stunning waterfront views as our friendly waiters serve light refreshments with speciality teas and coffees in spectacular surroundings.
Back on dry land, our award-winning shop in Ocean Terminal has exclusive gifts and popular Britannia souvenirs as distinctive as Britannia herself. What will you choose to remember your visit
Delve into Scotland’s most horrible history at the Edinburgh Dungeon – experience live
actors, thrilling rides and exciting special effects. Step back into the darkest of times… are you brave enough to face 80 minutes of Scotland’s dark past?
William Wallace: Allegiance
Wallace’s Scottish Wars of Independence came to a grisly end with a devastating defeat at the Battle of Falkirk, 1298. Wallace evaded capture until 1305 by which time the English were baying for his blood.
Wallace was stripped naked, dragged by a horse to London’s Smithfield and there hanged, drawn and quartered.
What you’ll experience
Meet the patriotic WIlliam Wallace and his Scottish army
Watch his severed head come back to life to tell his version of events
Experience his demise as he is captured in a terrifying plot
Discover his gruesome fate
Judgement of Sinners
It is the middle of the 17th Century and the justice system is harsh, unpredictable and frequently lethal. Pray the judge has pity on your soul. Your sentencing and fate await you!
Discover the instruments of the torturer’s dark art in the grim torture chamber of the Royal Mile Jail. It’s a first-hand education in the cruel implements that were available to loosen your tongue, or tear it out!
Sawney Bean: Cave of the Cannibals
Face Sawney Bean and his frightening family of flesh eating cannibals. Travel by boat, deep into their cave for meal time……Will you escape, or become the cannibal’s next fresh meat?
Burke & Hare: The Business of Murder
Edge your way through the darkness and tombstones of the murky burial ground and find yourself in the very gravest of situations. Come face to face with notorious serial killers Mr Burke and Mr Hare.
Mary King’s Ghost
It is 1646 and an overwhelming stench hits you as you enter the mysterious Mary King’s Close. Discover the plague ridden streets, feel the unease around you as those left to die haunt the close. Will you catch it…or will they you?
Extremis: Drop Ride to Doom!
Wait as your sentence is read and your fate decided in the hanging gallows of Edinburgh Dungeon! Hear the screams of those around you, criminals condemned together, and draw your breath as you are lifted to face your doom!
Labyrinth of Lost Souls
Enter the Edinburgh Dungeon’s Haunted Labyrinth, a dark and terrifying maze of catacombs that stretches beneath the Royal Mile
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There are recreations of the past wooden, stone and medieval bridges, all of which include live characters in full regalia of the time. Join in the fun, have a laugh and learn some of London’s gruesome history at the same time. Of course we also do our best to add a few surprises along the way; so be sure to be ready for them!
Then travel through the Terror Time Tunnel to emerge in the present and if you’re feeling brave you can choose to face your fears and descend into in the former plague pit; the London Tombs where a few more surprises will chill your bones.
It’s a thrilling experience using the latest in Hollywood style wizardry and our marvellous real life characters guiding you through the ages on the bridge. Get ready to be entertained and amazed at what you will see.
The London Bridge Experience and London Tombs understands that not everyone understands English, so to enhance the visitor experience the attraction has introduced Multilingual Audio Guides in 6 languages to cater for its growing number of international visitors.
These languages at the moment are:
Customer satisfaction is at the heart of the Management strategy at this award winning attraction and doesn’t want any of its wealth of history to get missed due to language barriers.
The London Bridge Experience will still be an interactive experience with live actors entertaining its visitor but the audio guides will mean all guests will leave having engaged in the 2000 years of the history at the world’s most famous, and most haunted bridge.
Feel the ground shake as you march in Queen Boudicca’s army, discover the gruesome fate of Tudor traitors, sneak through the dark streets of Victorian London and follow in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper
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