Experience 360-degree views of London from above with your London Eye Tickets. From its prominent position on the south bank of the River Thames, it has become one of the city’s most iconic and popular attraction. On its gentle 30 minute ride, as you rise 135 metres, you’ll be able to spot many of city’s famous attractions from The Tower of London to Greenwich, and beyond. On a clear day, you can see up to 40km away. That’s as far as Windsor Castle. As a starting point, visiting here makes for the perfect start to your UK experience. You can book Lastminute London Eye Fast Track tickets or combos with attractions like Madame Tussauds.
Starting point. To make the most of your day, use London Eye as your starting point to discovering the South Bank of City. After the ride head along the bank to visit other iconic attractions such as the Globe Theatre or The Tate Modern.
Think ahead. London's weather can be unpredictable, try to check the weather forecast for the week ahead and then book your tours to London Eye online.
Don't take food or drink with you. Don’t expect to sit and admire the views with a picnic. No food or drinks are allowed in the capsules unless you have booked on a special tour.
It is mandatory to wear face masks. Please note that you need to wear a mask throughout the attractions as a health and safety measure against Covid-19.
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Best time to visit
The Millennium Wheel is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 1100 to after sunset. Closing times can vary throughout the year, for example, Christmas and New Year. Please check their website for further details.
The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament. You can either use Westminster Underground Station (Jubilee/ Circle / District Lines) or Waterloo station (Jubilee/ Northern / Bakerloo lines) to access the attraction.
Money saving tips
This London's famous attraction is busy throughout the year, you are better to pre-book your tickets for ease of mind and to beat the queues.
Did you know?
The wheel turns at 26cm per second, that’s twice as fast as a tortoise sprinting!
There are 32 capsules, one representing each borough of the City.
There are approximately 3.5 million visitors per year, the most popular paid attraction in the UK.
This isn’t actually a Ferris wheel! It’s a cantilevered observation wheel.