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London Royal Parks Bike Tour including Hyde Park

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London Royal Parks Bike Tour including Hyde Park

From $53.14

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover the beauty and history of Royal London by bike on a morning or afternoon city tour. Enjoy a guided ride through Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and St. James's Park. Cruise by the stately monuments such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, and view royal sites like Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and the Princess Diana Memorial. Along the way, learn about London’s rich history and contemporary culture.  
  • Bicycle tour of London's royal sights
  • See Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and the Princess Diana Memorial
  • Choice of morning and afternoon bicycle tours
  • Insightful commentary from your expert local guide

What's Included

  • Tour guide
  • Bike
  • Use of helmet
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Rain poncho (additional cost)

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • 135 Mepham St, London SE1 8SQ, UK

    If exiting Waterloo station, you can look for exit 2, then make a left out of the exit followed by your first left onto Mepham Street. You will then see our office across the street.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Begin your morning or afternoon bike tour in central London, where you meet your guide and are fitted with a bike and helmet before setting off on an exciting city ride.

Over the next several hours, enjoy picturesque urban and pastoral views as your entertaining guide takes you past renowned landmarks and through London’s parks. Cruise through Westminster to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Your route leads directly past Westminster Abbey—the venue for every coronation since the 11th century and for 16 royal weddings—and then on to Trafalgar Square, where you stop to view Nelson’s Column and have lunch (own expense).

Afterward, pedal north to explore all four Royal Parks, view the stunning Buckingham Palace and visit the Princess Diana Memorial at nearby Kensington Palace. During each leg of the tour, you have a chance to pause, ask questions of your guide and snap some memorable photos.

Your ride ends at the starting point.

Houses of Parliament

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Big Ben (Pass By)

Churchill War Rooms

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Westminster Abbey

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Trafalgar Square

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

National Portrait Gallery

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Nelson's Column

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hyde Park

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Buckingham Palace

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Green Park

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

St. James's Park

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

London Eye

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Tandem bicycles and youth bicycles are available on request
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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shiner004
We had a wonderful tour of the beautiful London Parks via Fat Tire Tours and our terrific guide, Paul. I highly recommend this to all. Great way to see London and get exercise. We met our guide near Queensway Station and Bayswater Ave. Bikes are well maintained and helmets are offered. Ages on our bike tour ranged from 20's to 60's. We saw Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and St. James Park. Paul got us through the traffic and kept us together easily, but I would not really recommend for families with small children. We had several stops to take pictures and Paul was very informative on the history and stories of London and the sites. He truly made it a memorable time. It was a highlight of our stay in London!!

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Great tour
Carol_S, Apr 2024
Jennifer was very fun and informative! We had a wonderful time despite strong wind and some sprinkling rain, highly recommend.
Brilliant experience
Annette_H, Mar 2024
Our leader, Emily, was great. She told fabulous stories (one was about Horatio Nelson) and had us act out the parts of history. I liked how she included the kids. It was so fun and my favorite part of the trip to London.
Fantastic city tour!
Arnoldus_B, Dec 2023
Fantastic city tour! Despite visiting London multiple times, I discovered numerous hidden histories. The highlight was my first glimpse of the King Albert Memorial!
Great experience.
Ty_H, Dec 2023
Franklin was my tour guide and I got a private tour because I was the only one in the group. You would think that would lead to an uncomfortable day. But it was quite the opposite. He was super knowledgeable and informative about history and fun facts and I had a great time just riding with him. we skipped lunch and did the trip in three hours which was perfect considering it was very cold and it rained throughout. Most of our ride. It was also cloudy and windy. The fact that he made it fun with all of that happening shows how good he is. The pace of the bike riding is very gentle.
London bike tour
susan_t, Oct 2023
A very happy and interesting ride — we enjoyed the history and local knowledge. Our guide, Sarah, was the absolute best :)
Awesome tour!
Anonymous, Sep 2023
James was awesome! We really enjoyed this tour getting a good sense of the city! He was very fun and informative and guided us well! The pint at the pub and graffiti alley tunnel were such fun highlights
Great Bike Ride
stephaniemueck, Sep 2023
A bit of exercise and lots of information. We saw horseguards assembled and the parade from the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham. The parks were beautiful. We heard so much history of Westminster Abbey, Parliament, the Royals. Great day !
Spectacular
Maria_R, Aug 2023
Josh! Josh was amazing! He’s bubbly, fun, engaging and so knowledgeable. Truly the highlight of our vacation. 10/10 highly recommend!
Easygoing and fun trip...
Fiana_L, Aug 2023
Easygoing and fun trip and great guide. Took us to main attractions in London and told us fun stories. We had a great time!
Very little bike ridding
Aaron_B, Aug 2023
Very little bike riding. We were asked to walk the bikes over 1/3 of the time and then we additionaly stopped every 5 minutes for the guide to tell a story.
Lovely fun bike tour around London
samiabegum, Jul 2023
amazing tour, we had so much fun and learned so much from the guide. Especially loved the history about central London.
Matt was brilliant!
SuziSchweikert, Jul 2023
Matt was brilliant! All 4 of us, 2 adults and 2 teens, loved hearing his entertaining stories about English history. Would definitely do again. The parks were such a nice break from the city and we enjoyed the snack break in Hyde park!
A great tour for our kids
Cheryl_V, Jul 2023
Ashton (or Ashley not sure) was a fantastic guide. We went on this tour because it was off the Roads more so and it went to the attractions we loved. We liked this one so much we booked another through another place in London because the only other tours Fat Tires does we didn’t feel comfortable with because we had our 11 and 12 year old girls with us. We felt this tour was much better than the Love London Tour. Much safe too.. we liked this one more because it hit all the tourist spots worth seeing but we also went through the parks and I love that. Loved the luck stop at Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park. You won’t be disappointed!
Educational and fun!
Leslie_E, Jul 2023
Emily was our guide on the London Royal Parks Bike Tour. She was knowledgeable and super fun. We learned so much and had a blast riding around London and through the Parks.
Great choice!
Ashley_W, Jul 2023
Highly recommend. Fat Tires does a great job not only showing you the city, but explaining the history behind various places. Matt was a great guide.
Family Bike London tour
Julie_s, Jul 2023
A great way to see London with the family, we had 8 of us, the bike lanes make the experience better. We booked to experience the Royal parks and it did not disappoint. Our guide Nick was calm during the very crowded sections and knowledgeable.
Spectacular
Stephanie_O, Jun 2023
Great way to see the southwest area of the city and the many popular attractions. We enjoyed hearing a refresher about London and world history and how it has impacted modern times. Matt delivered the whole package in an amusing way! Thank you!
Highly recommend
Jane_W, Jun 2023
Royal Parks bike tour was the best way to see some of the highlights of London and so much more than the title suggests! Great way to get perspective and bearings on the city and loved the tour guide’s commentary, stories and tips for travellers! Highly recommend!
A great way to be a tourist
Brian_P, Jun 2023
Great tour that was not too challenging physically. Saw a ton of sights and had a lunch break in a beautiful park. I find these bike tours are awesome early in your trip so you can identify the sites you really want to spend time seeing.
A gorgeous way to see London
Angelina_J, Jun 2023
Having done all the usual tourist haunts on previous trips this was the perfect mix of old and new. Revisiting some classics as well as new tales from our guide. Isaac was wonderful! Informative and helpful. He kept our group together and dealt with a tiny bike malfunction quickly. The biking was easy going and even paced. No hills or tricky bits aside from a bit of London traffic in spots.
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