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Tours of London

The Classic London Tour
8 HOURS - The magic of London's pageantry, historic castles, museums, art galleries and diverse cosmopolitan communities.
Have a authorised tour inside: The Tower of London including the Crown Jewels and armoury. St. Paul's Cathedral and/or Westminster Abbey, place of Royal marriages, burials Coronations and poets corner. The British Museum, featuring The Elgin marbles, the Mummies of ancient Egypt, The Rosetta Stone, the key to the mysterious hieroglyphs, the world of the Assyrians, and treasure from the dark ages.

See en-route: Squares, narrow streets and hidden pubs off the main road. Big Ben and Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace with Changing of the Guard , The British Airways London Eye. The Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Kensington Palace, The Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, shopping in Burlington arcade, Covent Garden, China town, The old City of London, HMS Belfast and much more...

Lunch: We can select a traditional London pub for lunch or go international... the choice is endless. Fact: London has 9 restaurants in the top 50 in the world, more than any other city.



Art, Museums and Cultural London Tour
8 HOURS - Experience one of world's greatest cultural centres
Our Blue Badge guides will be authorised to give private tour inside: The National Gallery, one of the greatest collections of European art including: Van Gogh, Turner, Titian, Leonardo Da Vinci and the great Michelangelo. Tate Britain, featuring British art from 1500-2100 including the Turner collection. The British Museum, featuring The Elgin marbles, the world famous sculpture that once decorated the Parthenon temple in Athens, the Mummies of ancient Egypt, The Rosetta Stone, the key to the mysterious hieroglyphs, the world famous Assyrian Lion hunt, and ancient treasure from a ship burial from the dark ages. Sir John Soane's museum, featuring Painting by Hogarth, Antique Sculpture, Wren's watch and pistols owned by Napoleon.

Explore Legal London, your guide will show you ancient court yards and chapels. Finish the day with a guided tour of either Shakespeare's Globe theatre or take a look behind the scenes of LondonÕs West-End at the Theatre Museum.



The Family London & Harry Potter Tour
8 HOURS - Family Fun with a Child Friendly Guide
- In addition to photo stops at London's major sights we can also visit The Natural History Museum, famous for its dinosaur exhibition. We can pre-book your London Eye tickets, the tallest observation wheel in the world. The Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, also see the armour and the execution block! Visit HMS Belfast, a Royal Navy floating museum, rotate the guns and see what it was like to live on a battle cruiser in World War Two. Your child friendly guide will show you the fun aspects of museums such as "Ginger" a 5000 year old mummified body at the British Museum and Lunch in a haunted pub.

The film locations: include London Zoo, Little Whinging Zoo in the Harry Potter films, where Harry speaks to the snake in the Reptile House. See Platform 9 3/4, visit Leadenhall Market where the scenes in Diagon Alley were filmed and in particular The Leaky Cauldron. Finish the day at Madam Tausauds, the world famous wax works exhibition.



Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Osterley Park
8 HOURS - World Famous Kew, Grand Interiors and Lazy Lunch
Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, one of the worlds most important botanical gardens and surely the most beautiful containing some 9000 trees, stunning blue woods and 10 storey pagoda. Your guide will give you the background history and organise the motorised guided tour of the grounds. Lunch at the renowned Glasshouse (French) restaurant can be arranged. Osterley House, surrounded by vast parkland. Famed remodelled for its interiors by Robert Adam. Visit nearby Syon House, with one of London's finest interiors featuring painting by Reynolds and Van Dyke.



Greenwich and River Cruise
5 HOURS - Ships, Pirates and Exploration
Tour maritime London, seeing the old docks, hear the stories of pirates, crime and murder. Along with seeing the impressive new developments of Docklands. Greenwich, your guide will give you a walking tour of Greenwich visiting the National Maritime Museum, The Royal Observatory where the worlds time is measured, stand either side of the Prime Meridian of the World. Cutty Sark once the worlds fastest tea clipper. The Royal Naval College and see the amazing painted hall, originally a dinning hall for sailors. Explore famous Greenwich market. Lunch at a local pub, and return to London via boat on the River Thames.



The Highlights of London Tour
4 HOURS - Castles, Palaces and the Crown Jewels
This tour will give you a good overview of London seeing all the major sites for photo stops plus The Tower of London, to see the Crown Jewels, prisoners quarters and armour. With the After Dark Highlights Tour see the major sights spectacularly floodlit, also visit a historic pub en-route and try a local beer.



After Dark Highlights Tour
4 HOURS - Glamour, Lights and Historic Pubs
Your After Dark Tour (theatre-plus) can be incorporated into your evening at the theatre/restaurant... solving your transport problems for the evening.

Whats included?
Cost is per car not per person and include: The services of your professional authorised Blue Badge driver/guide with luxury people carrier with air-con front and back, local tax, parking, complimentary mineral water, newspaper, tour planning for vacations and theatre booking if required. Please remember only Blue Badge driver guides are authorised to give guided tours inside the many of the great churches, museums and castles around Britain. Guides gratuity is at your discretion.

Entrance fees are not included. Example of entrance fees: The Tower of London: £13.50 for adults, £37.50 for family (2+3) The British Museum: FREE, Natural History Museum: FREE, Science Museum: FREE, Shakespeares Globe: £8.00 for adults, £24.00 for family (2+3) London Eye: £11.50 Westminster Abbey £7.50 for adults, £15.00 for family. Windsor Castle: £12.00 for adults, £30.00 for families (2+3)

How to pay and cancellation
We accept Visa, Mastercard Or Cash. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will incur the full cost of tour. Cancellations with less than 14 days notice will incur 50% of full cost of tour.

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