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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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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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Win Family Tickets to Madame Tussauds Plus Sightseeing Cruise

Madame Tussauds is one of the most popular attractions in London, with millions of visits a year. You can win the chance to get face to face encounter with the biggest stars of all time. …

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Summer Deals with City Cruises

There’s so much to see and do in London within easy access of the river. If you’re looking to spend a day exploring the city sights, put the river at the heart of your itinerary and you can’t go far wrong….

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Views from the top: London looking down

With the opening of the Shard this year, we thought it would be a good idea to give our tips for the best views for looking down on London. So here’s our top five (plus a couple of alternatives). Afraid of heights? Then look away now!…

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Summer fun with City Cruises

At the time of writing this article, the weather is officially GORGEOUS, verging on OH NO THIS WILL NEVER LAST QUICK HURRY UP AND STICK ON THE BARBIE BEFORE “SUMMER” COMES.

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Traitors wanted for our great competition

One of London’s most iconic sights, the Tower of London rests imposingly by the side of the Thames – the infamous Traitor’s Gate, which once acted as a one-way door for some of the historical prison’s most illustrious ‘guests’, is still visible in low tide.

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Time starts here

30 minutes cruise from Tower Bridge (or an hour from Westminster or London Eye) will take you to one of London’s gems. Royal Greenwich. We will say just this. If you haven’t been to Greenwich, go. And if you have, go again. It really is a brilliant place to visit. For all ages, And all interests.

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Christmas Treats at Southbank

With spindly trees dressed in sparkling fairy lights, the spicy scent of hot mulled wine and warm mince pies permeating the crisp winter air, warmly illuminated market stalls brimming with an eclectic mix of festive goods and a host of events and activites well-befitting London’s cultural heart…

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Ice Skating by the Tower of London

At this time of year, London becomes home to a host of fantastic temporary ice rinks, often in surprisingly picturesque settings. The London Eye, Somerset House and Canary Wharf (to name just three) all host this fun and accessible activity .