The cost of seeing all of London’s sights, though many are free, can add up quickly. If you know which places you definitely want to visit, take a look at some of the sightseeing passes available
Go City’s Explorer Pass
Offering a one, two, three, six or 10-day pass to suit your plans Go City’s Explorer Pass is perfect for those who visit the capital often or are staying for a long while. It provides fantastic flexibility as you have 60 days to use your pass, meaning there’s no need to rush around squeezing all the sights into a few days. You can also save more than 40% on regular entrance fees to more than 20 attractions, including Tower Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe, Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory Greenwich. Once purchased, your pass will be easily accessible on your mobile via the app. www.gocity.com.
The London Pass
Another option is The London Pass which offers access to more than 80 top attractions, plus fast-track entry to selected venues. See spectacular views at The View from The Shard, descend into Churchill War Rooms or head out of town to Windsor Castle or Hampton Court Palace, armed with your pass. To make your visit even easier, there is also an optional Oyster Travelcard available to purchase with The London Pass. A guidebook packed with information, tips and hints and additional special offers on activities, tours and shopping is also available through The London Pass. www.londonpass.com.
Merlin Annual Pass
For an action-packed alternative, the Merlin Annual Pass is the ultimate passport for thrilling experiences. From theme parks with some of the world’s greatest roller coasters to fascinating zoos and aquariums on the roster, it’s great for groups and families travelling with people of various ages and interests. From just £89 you can unlock more than 200 days’ entry to some of the UK’s biggest attractions, including SEA LIFE Aquarium, the London Eye, Shrek’s Adventure! London and The London Dungeon along the South Bank. www.merlinannualpass.co.uk.