Claire and Friend on London Eye - Champagne Flight

The London Eye – A Great Place to Start a London Tour

The London Eye, A Great Place to Start a London Tour

I lived in London, and when ever I had visiting guests, I took them to the London Eye.

I always found it hard to get some perspective on London, it’s just so huge and spread out. And using the Underground to travel makes  getting around easy, but geographic locations seem out of real scale and proximity.

So, the first thing I would do when I had guests is to get us on an early morning London Eye flight, or a Champagne Sunset capsule flight. The leisurely 30 minute flight allowed me to point out some major points of interest in London, and sometimes enjoy a nice glass of Champagne quietly with a friend.  The intimacy of the capsules make it fun if you have a small group.

Claire and a Friend on The London Eye - Champagne Flight
Claire and a Friend on The London Eye – Champagne Flight – Cheers!
Our View of Buckingham Palace and St James Park from London Eye
Our View of Buckingham Palace and St James Park from London Eye

The cost for a Standard ticket is about £20 – that’s a good price – compared to some other over priced view attractions. The Champagne Flight is around £35 – and the only way to enjoy the sun setting on this British Empire.

London Eye
London Eye
London Eye - Champagne Flight
London Eye – Champagne Flight

 

London Eye – The EDF Energy London Eye
15th April – 27th June Hours: 10am – 9pm
28th June – 31st August Hours: 10am – 9.30pm
Tickets
The London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the river Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The ticket office is located inside County Hall, which is the building directly next to the London Eye.

View from London Eye. Photo Credit by Eileen Sandá, on Flickr

Cheers!

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