Sitting on the banks of the Thames in the heart of England's capital, the lastminute.com London Eye offers a truly unique experience.
With 360-degree views stretching out almost 40km from the top of the 135m tall wheel, the lastminute.com London Eye is the perfect way to take in the city.
The lastminute.com London Eye is found on the Southbank, right by the River Thames and beside the historic former County Hall building, which is now home to some of the city’s other most popular attractions, including the SEA LIFE London Aquarium and the London Dungeon.
The lastminute.com London Eye’s address is Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB.
There are plenty of public transport options for getting to the lastminute.com London Eye. The nearest mainline railway stations are Waterloo and Waterloo East.
Westminster, Lambeth North and Embankment tube stations are all also within a reasonable walking distance. The nearest bus stops to the lastminute.com London Eye are County Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital and Waterloo. Additionally, the London Eye pier is a stopping point for numerous river boat and ferry services, including the lastminute.com London Eye’s own river cruise (tickets available separately).
The lastminute.com London Eye is open throughout the year, except Christmas Day, and during its annual maintenance period, which generally takes place over a couple of weeks in January. Opening times vary according to the season. In winter, weekday opening times are generally 11am-6pm and 10am-8.30pm for weekends. During the summer the lastminute.com London Eye operates an extended schedule (generally 10am-8.30pm weekdays and 10am-9pm weekends). However, you’ll be able to find more accurate details about opening times on the day you plan to visit when you book your tickets.
Do children need their own tickets for the lastminute.com London Eye?
Children aged 0-3 years old can ride the lastminute.com London Eye for free. However, you will still need to reserve a free timeslot ticket for them when booking your own tickets. A reduced ticket is available for those up to the age of 15.
A full rotation on the lastminute.com London Eye will take 30 minutes. However, we recommend arriving early, so you can enjoy the 4D cinema experience which is included with your ticket. When you have a reserved timeslot, it’s recommended that you join your designated line 30 minutes before your ride is due to start.
On a clear day, you can see for almost 40 km from the top of the lastminute.com London Eye, providing sensational and inspirational views all across London and as far as Windsor. Among the sites you’ll be able to spot are Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London and much much more. It’s a whole London sightseeing trip in just one ride. No wonder it’s Britain’s most popular paid attraction.
The lastminute.com London Eye is accessible to all. However, if you’re travelling with a wheelchair, a ticket will have to be obtained from the lastminute.com London Eye’s ticket office. These tickets should be booked in advance, as capacity is limited. Disabled tickets also include free access for a carer, if required. Please see the lastminute.com London Eye’s own official site for more information.
The lastminute.com London Eye is home to the 135m high cantilevered observation wheel and a 4D immersive cinema experience. Toilet and baby changing facilities can be found in the Ticket Hall, and wi-fi is available both in the Ticket Hall and in the wheel’s 32 observation capsules. Food and drink is available to purchase at the gift shop.
To ensure your safety, as well as that of staff, the lastminute.com London Eye continues to have hygiene and safety measures in place, including increased cleaning and ventilation and provision of hand sanitiser. The use of a face mask is recommended in indoor areas. In case of a positive test result or symptoms of Covid-19, just contact the lastminute.com London Eye to move the date of your visit.
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