London Eye

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Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, London SE1 7PB†
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London Eye The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the century (see also The Millennium Bridge) and quickly became a definitive part of the London experience. This spectacularly streamlined riverside wheel stands an impressive 135 meters tall and its sleek, modern, totally see-through glass-pods offer an unrivalled 360-degree view of London and beyond. The Houses of Parliament, Canary Wharf, Big Ben, the glorious Thames and Windsor Castle are just a few of the 55-odd attractions that can be admired from the top of the arc. On a clear day the view extends to 25 miles in each direction. It moves at a slow but steady pace, taking 30 minutes to complete its flight. The flight only lasts 30 minutes and it's bound to be busy but this is still top of the London must-do list.
Please Note: Because of its popularity, there can be lengthy queues to board the flight especially during peak season. If you want to beat the queues you can choose to upgrade to a Fast Track ticket, which entitles you to check in just 15 minutes before your flight.

London Eye Attraction offers


London Eye events

London Eye - Valentine's Champagne ExperienceLondon Eye - Valentine's Champagne ExperienceLondon Eye - Valentine's Champagne ExperienceValentine's Day Champagne ExperienceRomance your loved one this Valentine's with a 30 minute experience and enjoy the sublime views of London from high above the River Thames with a glass of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne and a mini selection of Hotel Chocolat luxury chocolates per couple.*A non-alcoholic alternative is also available.Since 2000, it 13th February 2015Sunday 15th February 2015 Where:
London Eye , † Jubilee Gardens† South Bank† † SE1 7PB
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London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
event > Attraction > Attraction Ticket
DATES13th, 14th and 15th February 2015
Valentine's Day Champagne ExperienceRomance your loved one this Valentine's with a 30 minute experience and enjoy the sublime views of London from high above the River Thames with a glass of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne and a mini selection of Hotel Chocolat luxury chocolates per couple.*A non-alcoholic alternative is also available.Since 2000, it ...†More about this event

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Opening and closing times for London Eye

Today (Wednesday) London Eye closes at 21.00

Monday:

10.00
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21.00

Tuesday:

10.00
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21.00

Wednesday:

10.00
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21.00

Thursday:

10.00
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21.00

Friday:

10.00
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23.30

Saturday:

10.00
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21.00

Sunday:

10.00
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21.00

LondonTown.com - London Eye Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Waterloo Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Lambeth North Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Waterloo East Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Waterloo Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Library Street NCP
15 minutes walk
Union Car Park
15 minutes walk

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Hotels near London Eye

Near London Eye
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £145† 32% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 4 minutes from London Eye
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £285† 30% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 5 minutes from London Eye
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 32% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Eye
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
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Alternative Sights nearest London Eye

Nearest to London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from London Eye
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 8 minutes from London Eye
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from London Eye
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
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Sights and Attractions near London Eye

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
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Events near London Eye

Near London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 5 minutes from London Eye
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 9 minutes from London Eye
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
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The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 10 minutes from London Eye
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
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Entertainment near London Eye

Near London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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Shopping near London Eye

The best shops and markets near London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Eye
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes from London Eye
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
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Restaurants near London Eye

What are the best dining options near London Eye London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
Dotted with steakhouses, grills, diners and burger joints, London isn't exactly lacking when it comes to options on where to find a good piece of meat, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Las Iguanas - Royal Festival Hall
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Festival Terrace, Southbank Centre, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Vergnano 1882
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 10 Festival Terrace, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
Based at the Festival Terrace of the South Bank complex, Caffe Vergnano 1882 has long been famous for its sublime coffee honed to perfection by three ... More
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Education near London Eye

Near London Eye
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 18 minutes from London Eye
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 20 minutes from London Eye
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 21 minutes from London Eye
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Leisure near London Eye

London Eye gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from London Eye
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
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Pubs near London Eye

The best pubs near London London Eye .
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from London Eye
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 6 minutes from London Eye
Gastropub... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from London Eye
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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Nightlife near London Eye

London Eye clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from London Eye
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from London Eye
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
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Meeting venue hire near London Eye

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Eye .
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Eye
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Eye
... More
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Eye
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 

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Flight Of The Spirit
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Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from London Eye

Soprano Barbara Hannigan joins the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme of works by Magnus Lindberg, Wagner and Scriabin....More

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from London Eye

Vladimir Jurowski conducts Debussy's Le Martyre De Saint Sebastien, Symphonic Fragments, Wagner's Prelude to Act 1 from Tristan Und Isolde, ...More

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The stars of BBC Radio 4 program Sketchoram perform their critically acclaimed sketch comedy....More

RAT: Induction
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Sketch comedy from Camilla Whitehill, Dave Newman and Alistair Donegan....More

The Nest Collective
Concerts | Until 8th March 2015 

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A collective of folk bands and musicians performs....More

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