What? A 135m high wheel built to mark the new Millennium. The London Eye carries 3.5million people every year making it one of London’s most popular attractions. Each ‘flight’ lasts 30 minutes and from its highest point you can see as far as 40km, on a clear day.
Where? Westminster Bridge Road, SE1. Situated on the Southbank, opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The nearest underground station is Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines), Embankment (Northern and Bakerloo lines), Charing Cross (Northern and Bakerloo lines) and Westminster (Jubilee, Circle and District lines) stations are on the North Bank.
From Hotel: The easiest way to reach London Eye is by Underground. When you exit the hotel, turn right and walk till you reach the end of the Gunterstone Road. Take a right turn and walk straight till you reach West Kensington Station. You have to take the Eastbound District Line to reach Westminster. Exit the station and walk across the Westminster Bridge to get to the South Bank.
When? January to March daily 10.00am – 8.30pm; April to June daily 10.00am – 9.00pm; July and August daily 10.00am – 9.30pm; September to December daily 10.00am – 8.30pm