London Eye

eyeThe London Eye, which opened in 2000, is one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions, visited by over 3.5 million people a year.  Fly the Eye and see sites across London and beyond – in fact you can see up to 40 kilometres in all directions!!

The Robot says:

  • Did you know that the London Eye can carry 800 passengers per revolution – equivalent to 11 London red doubled-decker buses
  • Each of the 32 capsules weighs 10 tonnes. To put that figure into perspective, it’s the same weight as 1,052,631 pound coins!

By rail:
Waterloo (5 minutes walk) and Charing Cross (15 minute walk; across Hungerford Bridge)

By underground:
Waterloo (Northern, Bakerloo, Waterloo & City and Jubilee) – follow signs for the South Bank.
Embankment (District, Circle, Bakerloo, Northern)
Charing Cross (Northern)

By bus:
211, 77 and 381
Also many London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden.

By boat:
Take a river bus to Millennium Pier

Opening times:
October to May: 10.00am – 8.00pm
June: 10.00am: 9.00pm
July and August: 10.00am – 9.30pm daily
September: 10.00am – 9.00pm daily


Westminster Bridge Road, County Hall, Riverside Building, London SE1 7PB (Map)

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