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Our private services and personalised tour in London and England

  • Day trips (round-trip by train) and walking tour and public transport with tour guide in London and several cities in England.
  • Private car tours (up to 6 people) to various cities in England: Liverpool, Bath, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Canterbury, Leeds, among others
  • Transfers from your hotel, airports and train stations
  • Personal Shopper in London
  • Photo Tours in London

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE ITINERARY OF CUSTOM TOURS IN LONDON

Attractions with * indicate recommended internal visit.

1) London Essentials

In 4 hours of tour:

  • Leicester Square
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Green park
  • Buckingham Palace (see part of the change of guards if scheduled for the requested date)
  • St. James Park
  • Westminster Abbey *

In 6 hours of Tour add:

  • Parliament and Big Ben
  • Westminster bridge
  • London Eye *
  • Boat trip on the River Thames if the weather is good *

In 8 hours of Tour add:

  • Trafalgar Square and National Art Gallery
  • Covent Garden Market
  • Oxford Street and Regent Street

Duration: It can be done in 4, 6 or 8 hours of your choice

Starting Time: 9h | 10h

Starting point | arrival: hotel lobby

2) Noble London

In 4 hours tour:

  • Notting Hill neighbourhood
  • Portobello Road Market
  • Holland park
  • Kensington High Street
  • Kensington Palace * (where Prince William and Kate Middleton reside in London)

In 6 hours tour add:

  • Afternoon tea at the traditional The Orangery *
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Albert Memorial

In 8 hours tour add:

  • Museums of South Kensington with visit to one of them * (Natural History, Science OR Victory and Albert)
  • Knightsbridge and Harrods *

Duration: It can be done in 4, 6 or 8 hours of your choice

Starting Time: 9h | 10h

Starting point | arrival: hotel lobby

3) Greenwich – British Navy and World Time

In 6 hours of tour:

  • Ship Cutty Sark
  • Former College and Naval Hospital – currently occupied by the University of Greenwich
  • St Peter and St Paul Chapel *
  • Great Painted Hall*
  • National Maritime Museum *

In 8 hours of Tour add:

  • Greenwich park
  • Royal Observatory of Greenwich *
  • Greenwich Market
  • New London Financial Center – Canary Wharf

Duration: It can be done in 6 or 8 hours of your choice

Starting Time: 9h | 10h

Starting point | arrival: hotel lobby

4) Contrasts and disasters of London

In 4 hours of tour:

  • London Tower*
  • Tower bridge
  • Ship HMS Belfast
  • The Shard
  • London Bridge
  • Borough Gourmet Market

In 6 hours tour add:

  • Southwark Cathedral
  • Ship The Golden Hinde
  • The Anchor Pub
  • Shakespeare Globe Theatre
  • Gallery Tate Modern
  • Millenium Bridge
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral *

In 8 hours of tour add:

  • Mansion House – Bank of England – Royal Exchange
  • Leadenhall Market
  • Monument to the Great Fire of London
  • Camden Town – Alternative Neighbourhood

Duration: It can be done in 4, 6 or 8 hours of your choice

Starting Time: 9h | 10h

Starting point | arrival: hotel lobby

5) Day trip to Windsor and Hampton Court

In 6 hours of tour:

  • Departure by train to Windsor
  • Windsor Castle
  • Walk through downtown Windsor

In 8 hours of tour add:

  • Departure by train to Hampton Court
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Departure by train back to London.

Duration: It can be done in 6 or 8 hours of your choice

Starting Time: 9h | 10h

Starting point | arrival: hotel lobby

6) Day trip to Oxford

Departure by train to Oxford

  • Oxford Castle
  • Christchurch *
  • Radcliffe Camera
  • University Church of Saint Mary the Virgin *
  • the bridge of sighs
  • Sheldonian Theatre
  • Museum of the History of Sciences *
  • Oxford Covered Market
  • Ashmolean Museum *
  • Return by train to London

Duration: the day | maximum of 8 hours of walking

Starting Time: 8h | 9 am

Starting point | Arrival: hotel lobby

7) Day Trip to Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter

Duration: 6 hours max tour (train + round trip)

  • Starting Time: to be agreed with the client
  • Starting point | Arrival: hotel lobby

8) Day Trip to Cambridge

  • Cambridge University Botanical Garden *
  • Fitzwilliam Museum *
  • Lunch at The Eagle Pub
  • King’s College * – created in 1441, King’s College is a fine example of medieval architecture. A highlight is the chapel, home to the Adoration of the Magi by Rubens, painted in 1634. The university choir is a separate attraction and can be heard at the Evensong Mass, from Monday to Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays at 3:30 p.m. See the schedule of the choir concerts here . Take a virtual tour of the university facilities here.
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • St. John’s College *
  • Trinity College *
  • Queens College (external only)
  • “Punting” on the River Cam: boat trip guided and “pushed” by a college student. Punting is the technique of pushing the boat with a mast that is leaning on the bottom of the river, not too deep. The walk along the river runs through the gardens of the so-called “The Backs”, area at the back of the colleges.
  • Pembroke College (external only)
  • Emmanuel College (external only)
  • Return to London

Duration: maximum of 8 to 10 hours (tour + train return)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client

Starting point | Arrival: hotel lobby

Other Day-trip tours from London:

9) Salisbury and Stonehenge with guide from London

Duration: maximum of 8 to 10 hours (tour + train return)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client

Starting point | Arrival: Hotel lobby

10) Salisbury and Stonehenge with guide only in Salisbury and Stonehenge

Duration: maximum of 8 to 10 hours (tour + independent train round trip from London)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client

Starting point | Arrival: Salisbury Train Station

10) Day Trip to Bath

Duration: maximum of 8 to 10 hours (tour + train return)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client

Starting point | Arrival: Hotel lobby

11) Day trip to London with private tour guide from Southampton

Duration: 8 hour max tour (train + round trip)

Starting time: to be agreed with the client – Our Starting Time Suggestion is 9am

Starting point | Arrival: Near the terminal of your cruise operator

12) Day Trip to Brighton

Duration: 8 hour max tour (train + round trip)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client – Our Starting Time Suggestion is 9am

Starting point | Arrival: hotel lobby in London

13) Semi-Independent Day Tour in Bournemouth

Duration: 10-hour max tour (6h tour + 4h round trip by independent train)

Starting Time: to be agreed with the client – Suggestion 10h

Starting point | Arrival: Bournemouth Train Station

A little more about the country …

England, cradle of Shakespeare and the Beatles, is a country of the British Isles, on the border with Scotland and Wales. The capital, London, on the River Thames, houses Parliament, Big Ben and the Tower of London. It is also a multicultural and modern center for arts and business. Other major cities are Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol and the university centers of Oxford and Cambridge.

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a super modern city with a history dating back to the time of the Roman Empire. At its center are the towering Houses of Parliament, the iconic Big Ben clock tower and Westminster Abbey – the coronation site of the British monarchs.

The British monarchy traces its origins from the small kingdoms of medieval Scotland, England and Anglo-Saxon England, which were consolidated in the kingdoms of England and Scotland in the 10th century AD. In 1066, the last crowned Anglo-Saxon monarch, Harold Godwinson, was defeated and killed during the Norman conquest of England and the English monarchy passed to the victorious leader of the Normans, William the Conqueror and his descendants. From the decade of 1080, the lordships of the South Wales were occupied by a succession of Norman families between couples with old houses of Welsh loyal to the English throne, with many ladies also owned by the English king in its own right. The process was completed in the 13th century, when northern Wales, as principality, became a client state of the English kingdom, while the Magna Carta initiated a process of reduction of the political powers of the English monarch. From 1603, when the Scottish monarch James VI inherited the English throne as James I, both the English and Scottish kingdoms were ruled by a single sovereign. From 1649 to 1660, the tradition of the monarchy was broken by the Republican Commonwealth of England, which followed the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. The 1701 Settlement Act excluded Roman Catholics, or those who married Catholics, from succession to the English throne. In 1707 the kingdoms of England and Scotland were merged to create the Kingdom of Great Britain and in 1801 the Kingdom of Ireland united to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The British monarch became nominal head of the vast British Empire, which covered a part of the world’s surface to its greatest extent in 1921. In the early 1920s, Ireland’s five-sixths separated from the Union as a Free State of Ireland and the Balfour Declaration recognized the development of empire domains in independent and autonomous countries within a Commonwealth. After World War II, the vast majority of British colonies and territories became independent, effectively bringing the empire to an end. George VI and his successor, Elizabeth II, adopted the title of Commonwealth Chief as a symbol of the free association of its independent member states. The UK and fifteen other Commonwealth monarchies who share the same person as their monarch are called Commonwealth realms. The terms British Monarchy and British Monarch are often still employed in reference to the individual and institution shared, however,

Some of London’s Top Attractions

London tour guide

Buckingham Palace

Westminster Abbey – Chapter House and Pyx Chamber form a combined attraction in London with the glorious Westminster Abbey which was founded in the 10th century and is proudly preserved as one of the most famous historical sites in the world. Chapter House and Pyx Chamber are maintained by English Heritage in recognition of its historical importance. The Chapter House of Westminster Abbey was built in 1250. Chapter House is decorated by the painting on its walls representing a spectacular example of 13th century architecture. Pyx Chamber began to be built around 1070. Its medieval characteristics of the floor and altar of stones are of century XIII. These combined attractions fascinate anyone interested in historical architecture or theology.

Houses of Parliament (Westminster Palace) and Big Ben – Houses of Parliament (officially called the Palace of Westminster) is the political center of the United Kingdom, where elected politicians propose and pass laws governing the country. A photograph in the Houses of Parliament is quite popular with tourists and ensures that the building is one of the most visited in London. The Palace of Westminster contains the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Tourists who are resident in the UK can complete the tour of the houses of parliament, attend debates, attend court and parliamentary sessions, or climb in Big Ben. For non-resident tourists in UK, ‘Overseas tourists’ there are some guided tours with schedules and dates previously marked, but with some restrictions of access.

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London Tower

Tower bridge

London Eye – Since opening on 31 December 1999, the London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel) has become London’s best-known symbol and has quickly become the most popular among the city’s paid attractions, with more than three million of people strolling around it every year. Providing incredible panoramic views of the city, the London-Eye is 135 meters high. The London Eye is Europe’s largest metallic ferris wheel and takes half an hour to go round racing, giving tourists enough time to take in wonderful views of the city. Located on the banks of the Thames, the London Eye is situated in the heart of London opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The London Eye offers a 4D video experience that tourists can enjoy before going around the Ferris wheel. Lovers can rent a capsule, known as the cupid’s capsule, complete with Champagne and truffles. You also have the option of renting a private capsule for you and 24 friends. Other nearby attractions are the London Aquarium , BFI’s IMAX Cinema , Southbank Center and the starting point for cruises on the River Thames .

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market

Camden Town – Camden High Street is one of London’s best-known streets, and attracts thousands of tourists each year with its bohemian and artistic atmosphere. While most of the city’s streets are filled with national symbols, Camden High Street is best known for its eclectic style of independent shops, pubs, concert halls and the famed Camden Market. It is one of London’s most popular attractions for alternative culture.

Camden High Street is the epicenter of Camden Town, and is well-visited by poets, writers, and people interested in art in general. At the top of Camden High Street is the Camden Lock. The street contains a large variety of clothing stores, shoes and exotic items in general, plus great nightclubs for shows such as the world-renowned Camden Barfly; and right next to the street is also The Good Mixer pub , famous for displaying in the 90’s the Britpop era of Blur, Oasis and Pulp.

Camden High Street is probably the most eclectic, bohemian and cosmopolitan area in the world. No tourist from London breathes the real experience of the city without a visit to Camden Town.

Trafalgar Square

National Gallery of Art

British Museum – The British Museum offers free admission for all London tourists, making the attraction one of the most popular free attractions to visit in the city. The objects held by the British Museum tell the story of humanity from the beginning to the present day. The museum is a popular attraction for anyone interested in anthropology. The history of the museum dates back to 1753; the museum was opened to the public in 1759. The British Museum is divided into the following departments: Egypt and ancient Sudan; Greek and Roman Antiquities; Middle East; Prints and drawings; Asia; Oceania, Africa & The Americas; Coins and Medals; Prehistory & Europe; Conservation, Documentation & Science. The museum also offers some temporary exhibitions that are usually paid admissions.

Natural History Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Kensington Palace

Royal Parks (Hyde Park, Green Park, Regent Park, St. James’s Park)

Wax Museum Madame Tussaud’s

Imperial War Museum (Churchill war rooms) The Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms is operated by the Imperial War Museum and is one of the most popular attractions among those interested in the Second World War or history of British politics. The Churchill Museum & War Rooms is located in the basement of the National Treasury building in the government district of Whitehall in London. The war room cabin was used as the center of operations for the British government during World War II. The Cabinet War Rooms allow tourists to explore the map room, the Chirchill room, the transatlantic phone room, the cabinet room and the daily routine. This attraction has been preserved to give the authentic sentiment of the environment in which the British government carried out works in difficult times of War.

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Greenwich – The world famous Greenwich Observatory (officially known as the Royal Observatory) is part of the National Maritime Museum, and is very close to the Old Royal Naval College, collectively forming one of the most attractive locations in London. The Greenwich Observatory is famous for delimiter the world time. Main points of the Greenwich Observatory include the Peter Harrison Planetarium, where tourists can enjoy fascinating documentaries about time, the sun, space; the Weller astronomical gallery, which helps explain the mysteries of the universe, the globally famous meridian line, which provides tourists with great photo opportunities and the iconic 19th century Greenwich telescope. Tourists can also visit Flamsteed House which was the original 17th century Greenwich Observatory.

Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich – The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is the epicenter of the historical heritage of humanity by UNESCO, including the National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House and the Royal Observatory. The Old Royal Naval College is located close to Greenwich Park, the famous London Parquet and Olympic Games venue in 2012. The history of the Old Royal Naval College dates back to the 1420s, when King Henry VII built the Greenwich Palace on the site . The next notable step in the history of the place was when super celebrated architect Sir Christopher Wren – responsible for London attractions such as St Paul’s Cathedral and The Monument to the Great Fire of London – built the Greenwich Hospital between 1696 and 1712. The hospital a long and distinguished history, before being closed in 1869. The third phase of the history of this place arrived in 1873,

National Maritime Museum– The National Maritime Museum is one of the most important museums in London (London museum), showing the illustrious history of the British navy. The museum is located in Greenwich – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – one of London’s most prestigious attractions – and includes the Royal Observatory and Queen’s House. The National Maritime Museum is located between the famous Royal Gardens of Greenwich (Royal Gardens of Greenwich Park). Admission is free. Probably the focal point of the National Maritime Museum is the ‘Nelson Display’ exhibition where the life of Horatio Nelson, the most famous British man of the sea, is explained including the opportunity to see the very uniform used by Lord Nelson at the time of his death. Other points to be seen include the story of how the sun affects the Earth’s works, the Horology (explanation of how the oceans work), the relationship between London and the commercial history of the British Navy, the history of Greenwich Mean Time, and the history of the relationship between mankind and the control of time. Other attractions include a wide variety of galleries including ‘The Last of the Tall Ships’ demonstrating merchant sailboats between the 1920s and’ 30s; ‘Art of the Sea’, a collection of European paintings that use the sea as inspiration and a collection of paintings from the Tudor period. Other attractions include a wide variety of galleries including ‘The Last of the Tall Ships’ demonstrating merchant sailboats between the 1920s and’ 30s; ‘Art of the Sea’, a collection of European paintings that use the sea as inspiration and a collection of paintings from the Tudor period. Other attractions include a wide variety of galleries including ‘The Last of the Tall Ships’ demonstrating merchant sailboats between the 1920s and’ 30s; ‘Art of the Sea’, a collection of European paintings that use the sea as inspiration and a collection of paintings from the Tudor period.

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Greenwich Park – Greenwich Park is one of London’s most famous royal parks. The same is part of the historical heritage of Greenwich. In addition to the panoramic views of the River Thames and The city, other areas of interest are the herb gardens, rose gardens. Greenwich park is also famous for being the meridian line that divides the hemispheres. And a new page of its history was written with the Olympic Games of 2012, as it received the equestrian events of the Olympics.

Cutty Sark – The Cutty Sark is a 19th century ship located on the south bank of the River Thames in Maritime Greenwich and is part of the UNESCO protected Heritage. The attraction draws countless tourists to Greenwich every year. The Cutty Sark is one of the most popular attractions among those who enjoy the nautical world. Cutty Sark is one of only three ships of its 19th century style still existing today. Built in 1869, this Victorian treasure was opened to the public in 1954. The Cutty Sark is located a short walk to the National Maritime Museum and Greenwich Park. We recommend that tourists spend a whole day to enjoy all the attractions in Greenwich.

Tours Near London (1 to 2 hours by train)

Windsor,  Oxford,  Cambridge,  Salisbury and Stonehenge,  Bath,  Stratford-upon-Avon,  Brighton, Bournemouth,  Southampton

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