City Cruises – the leading operator of passenger services on the River Thames – gives passengers the chance to explore the many sights and rich culture of and along the River Thames.

Passengers are guided through 2000 years of the history and culture of London. From the awe-inspiring Houses of Parliament to the ancient Tower of London and onto the Royal Palace of Greenwich, those on board experience the best views the Capital can offer.

01Locals and London visitors alike will get a unique insight into the great city’s history and are guaranteed to learn something new from the best vantage point on the river, thanks to the informative and entertaining on-board commentary.

Cruises depart every 30 minutes, every day of the week, all year round, and passengers can choose from a range of cruising options, from a casual 30 minute cruise through the heart of London to the full three-hour Thames sightseeing experience.

Special offers:

River Red Rover offers all-day, hop-on, hop-off sightseeing so that passengers can enjoy the freedom of the river and comfortable passage between City Cruises’ four piers (Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich). All are in great locations close to top attractions – perfect for culture vultures!

02Those travelling during November and December will receive an early Christmas present in the form of 50% off all River Red Rover tickets.

Ice-skating, a favourite part of the winter culture of London, crowns the start or end of many festive visits to London.

City Cruises is offering a 50% discount on all sightseeing cruises to anyone showing an ice-skating ticket at City Cruises pier ticket offices.

To book, visit www.citycruises.com/journey or call +44 (0) 20 77 400 400.

About Lyn

LYN FUNNELL CV (well, sort of!) Lyn had very successful careers as an Air Hostess, Sales Rep, (she was one of only a couple of women. She beat all the men regularly, becoming the Top Rep in the UK, and 2nd in the world.) And then Catering took over. She did everything from the washing-up, to Silver Service Waitress, and Chef. A few times, she had to cook the meal, dash round the other side and Silver Serve it! In between all this, she wrote as often as she could, building up a reputation as a published short story writer, (Horror and a twist in the tale,) and a Poet. She has appeared as a Performing Poet, and a Demo Chef. Then she discovered the world of the Food & Travel Writer. And that’s what she has continued doing to this day. Her main hobbies are Cookery and entering Competitions. She has won many prizes, including holidays and a moped. She enjoys entering Competitions, submitting her original recipes. She was first in many Competitions, including the Good Housekeeping Millenium Menu, Fruits of France, Bernard Matthews Turkey Recipe, and appeared on BBC’s The One Show Spag Bol contest. She was one of three Finalists, coming 2nd, which makes her Britain’s Spag Bol Queen! Now she runs B-C-ing-U! and loves it! After several years of being messed around by Editors, and having loads of contacts, Lyn formed her own online Magazine, vowing to treat her writers fairly, and to do everything possible to further their careers, publicise their books, etc. She now has a band of excellent regular writers, and the Magazine’s going from strength to strength! Lyn’s online published books; Adverse Camber A collection of my published poems. The First Book of Short Stories The Second Book of Short Stories The Third Book of Short Stories. Many of these stories have been previously published. St Anthony of Padua. The Patron St of the Old. A story of one woman’s terrible ordeal in a Home, and her family’s rescue of her. The Girl Who Watched. A Cuban girl is attacked by an English journalist & what follows! Willy the Whizz & the Wormhole. Suitable for Young Adults, aged 15-95! Get Out Of Debt And Stay Out – Forever! Unsympathetic, hard-hitting, realistic solutions to your problems. All these books are published by Andrews UK Ltd www.andrewsuk.com No, I didn’t pay them to Vanity Publish! They’re all available from Amazon, and many other online publishers. LYN FUNNELL.