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Gift yourself a Christmas Cruise this December

We’ve all seen that advert by now, which can mean only one thing: Christmas is well and truly here. And with it comes a bevy of fantastic river cruises on the Thames in London, courtesy of City Cruises.

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London’s Most Glamorous Ice Rinks

Even if you’re not the strongest skater I’d still highly recommend giving these rinks a whirl, you don’t have to be the next Torvill and Dean to enjoy the spectacular settings of two of our favourite temporary ice rinks…

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The good, the mad, and the ugly sisters…

Start warming up your vocals and get ready to boo the villains and cheer on the damsels. Here are our top 5 shows in Central London this December with some advice on how to make a day of it……

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Get the Best Views of London’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Getting a good view of the UK’s biggest annual fireworks display can be a bit of a pain. There is an alternative to queuing in the cold for hours, you know. Check out these great New Year’s Eve cruises to find yourself in the grand stand position……

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Win a River Lights Cruise for you and a friend

It’s competition time! It’s Christmas and we want to help you get into that giving mood, so keep reading for the chance to win a fantastic river cruise for you to share with a friend……

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Seasons Greetings from Greenwich

Taking in the sights is the perfect way to gear yourself up for a super shop, and Christmas markets are a compulsory part of welcoming in the festive season. Greenwich provides an alternative shopping scene to the crowded and pounded pavements in Central London. …

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Mind the Tides Part Two: Mudlarking

In part one of our Mind the Tides series, we looked at how the the Thames at low tide can expose some wonderful natural beaches. If you haven’t realised it already, I’m sorry to say that the time to top up that tan has well and truly passed……

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Winner of Family Tickets to Madame Tussauds and a Sightseeing Cruise


Many congratulations to Elizabeth Savage and Karl Jones who won last issue’s great giveaway. You will both be contacted shortly by City Cruises with further details on how to claim your prize.

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Half-Term Sightseeing Offers on the River

Autumn is a wonderful time to explore the inspiring and beautiful sights of London from the comfort of a covered, heated boat with full seating! And City Cruises, London’s No. 1 sightseeing tour on the Thames, has some great offers to make a half-term day trip out in the capital even more attractive.

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Recommendations for Half-Term Fun from the City Cruises Team

With exciting new events cropping up every week, it’s all too easy to forget about all the usual brilliant sights (and tastes) London has to offer that make for a great day out for all the family.