The largest tour boat operator on the River Thames returns to service ( with Social distancing measures in place ) on 4th July after a break due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
City Cruises offer trips from Westminster to Maritime Greenwich, stopping off at The Tower of London ( Tower Pier ) along the way. An enjoyable day can be had in Greenwich visiting the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory ( the home of Time & Space ) or the excellent National Maritime Museum, among many first class attractions to be found within an easy stroll of City Cruises berth at Greenwich.
City Cruises offer one of the most relaxing ways to see London’s sights. Passengers can take in views of some of the capitals most iconic structures such as The London Eye, Big Ben, St.Paul’s Cathedral, The Tower of London and Tower Bridge, and all ( if you choose) from the comfort of an open air upper deck.
During the journey many of London’s finest historic riverside pubs can be seen, once frequented by notable figures such as Charles Dickens and Samuel Pepys and now enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.
An informative onboard commentary is given by Crew members pointing out places of interest and historic landmarks during the cruise, some are the latest of several generations of Thames Watermen to make a living on London’s oldest highway.
Check www.citycruises.com for latest information.
All of the photo’s in this article were taken by me, many during river trips with City Cruises.