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    The tower sundial

    Here is the place I was referring to. It's right outside the Tower Hill tube station. It's HUGE! You really cant miss it!

    It has an interesting time line all along the outside of it. It gives info on the city from roman times to present.


    The next sundial is outside Tower Hill tube station, and you can get there by tube from Blackfriars. If it is a fine day, (and after it is re-opened sometime in 2002) you could walk over the Millennium footbridge, past the new Tate Modern art gallery, and continue along the south bank riverside walk, making diversions if you like to see the Globe Theatre or Southwark Cathedral.. Ignore Southwark and London Bridges, and cross back to the north bank at Tower Bridge. As you cross the river, the Tower of London will be on your left, and behind it, further away from the river, is Tower Hill station. This has a large horizontal sundial in a small courtyard outside the Tube station.
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    Wow you weren't kidding, that sundial is huge. I've been to London a few times, but never managed to see the sundial, even though as u say it's not hard to miss. Must have a look at it sometime.

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    London is just fascinating! Where else can you see something like the 'eye' and cleopatras needle all within walking distance! LOL! I cant wait to see the look on her face when she HEARS Big Ben! That is such an ICON!!
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    Oh speaking of the London Eye I never got chance to go on it, whilst I was in London. Has any one been on it before, I hear the views, especially at night are supposed to be spectacular!

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    me either! Maybe we could......I KNOW you have to book ahead for that! What do ya think?
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    Well I don't see why not, I'm sure it would be great fun. Though we are going to have to decide who will sit with who in each little carriage car, as I think you can only have 3 people in any 1 car, though I could be wrong.

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    Hahaha ok I'm miles out. Each Capsule can hold up to 25 people. I see that they do group bookings for 15 people, which gets u 10% off that and a River cruise as well. Sounds nice!

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    Just found out we get a nice discount for a group of 15 or more.

    check it out! http://www.londoneye.com/booking/gro...econdnav=group
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisb84uk
    Hahaha ok I'm miles out. Each Capsule can hold up to 25 people. I see that they do group bookings for 15 people, which gets u 10% off that and a River cruise as well. Sounds nice!
    This sounds GREAT!!! Now THAT would be worth a trip up to london, eh?
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    Sure would and it would be a perfect way to experience London, without having to worry about traffic and congestion. Oh there is simply so much to do, and so little time to do it in!

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