This guided tour will take you to some of the most iconic British landmarks in a day! You’ll visit the incredible Windsor castle and grounds, through the ancient streets of the beautiful city of Bath and onto Stonehenge, one of the most famous and recognizable prehistoric sites in the world. You’ll also enjoy a stop for a traditional pub lunch and the comfort of air-conditioned luxury transportation from central London. Windsor Castle is perched high above the River Thames just outside London. From William the Conqueror all the way through to our current Queen, successive monarchs have lived here and left their mark on what is now the largest continuously occupied castle in the world. You’ll be among the first people to enter Windsor Castle to see for yourself the splendor of St. George’s Chapel and the sumptuous state apartments. Windsor itself is a pretty town full of traditional shops and historic pubs and Shakespeare is said to have written his play The Merry Wives of Windsor in one!What better way to enjoy lunch than in a classic country pub? Relax and soak up the charming atmosphere while being served some delicious home-cooked food in a 14th century pub in Lacock. Why not try the fish and chips?Bath, another world heritage site, is a beautiful Georgian city with delightful crescents, terraces and architecture. Following this panoramic tour of the city, you’ll have time to visit Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge picturesquely overlooking the river Avon. You can also shop, explore and take afternoon tea in the Pump Rooms while listening to the string quartet.Moving on to the most famous prehistoric monument in the world, Stonehenge stands alone in the vast empty tract of Salisbury Plain. Dating back nearly 5,000 years, it has been home to pagan religion and spiritual worship, not to mention public debate ever since. What was this vast collection of stones intended for? Was it observatory of the moon, a temple to the sun, or an elaborate cemetery? Who were the people who carried and carved these 40-ton rocks? Come and unlock the secrets for yourself and marvel at this remarkable and mysterious feat of ancient engineering and design.
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Roll back the clock as you discover wartime London with the help of an expert guide. Stroll around the capital and hear all about the significance of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and more before entering the Churchill War Museum.Kick off your tour on the streets of Westminster with your expert guide at your side to give you an insight into the history of some of London’s most iconic sites like 10 Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Then it’s onto the Cenotaph, originally constructed as a memorial to the First World War, now the national monument to all fallen British soldiers. You’ll also encounter the statue of Sir Winston Churchill and the monument to women in World War II.Then it’s onto the Churchill War Museum where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the war rooms that have been left untouched since 1945. These are the original wartime bunkers that offered shelter to Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his government during World War II. You’ll step into an underground complex of rooms that once quivered with heavy shelling as well as around-the-clock strategies and secrets that cracked the enemy’s communications and mapped the army’s movements. Your guide will leave you at the Churchill Museum as you continue your visit, listening in on the top-secret conversations between Churchill and President Roosevelt in the Transatlantic Telephone Room.
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Save time and money sightseeing around London at your leisure with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. There’s over 60 stops across the city that are waiting to be discovered and audio guides are available so that you can hear the facts, figures, surprises and secrets of each iconic attraction. There are multiple routes to choose from:
– The Classic Tour (or the Red Route): Explore the most famous monuments in the centre of London and visit the capital’s museum quarter.
– The Essential Tour (or the Orange Route): Cruise by Madame Tussauds and King’s Cross as well as two of the city’s most beautiful parks, Hyde Park and Regents Park.
– The Pick-up/Drop-off Route (or the Yellow and Green Routes): Travel from the popular hotel areas into Central London in the morning and evening
On top of your bus ticket, you’ll also receive a free River Thames boat ride! You’ll take a break from the busy city streets and look at London from a whole new perspective.
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Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is the home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Castle’s dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history and its magnificent State Rooms and works of art reflect the tastes of successive kings and queens.In 1992 a devastating fire destroyed or damaged more than 100 rooms at the Castle. The highly acclaimed restoration work, completed in 1997, is a testament to the skills of some of the finest craftsmen in Europe. HM The Queen and her family spend most of their private weekends at Windsor Castle. The Queen is also officially in residence throughout April and June, when the annual Garter Service is held in St George’s Chapel. This sprawling grand home covers an area of 13 acres and overlooks charming Windsor town – pay the castle a visit and find out why our royals have lived here for centuries!The State Apartments
Take a look inside the heart of the working palace – the State Apartments. Regularly used for ceremonial and official occasions, the Apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection. Try and spot the paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci that hang from the walls! During the winter months the richly decorated Semi-State Rooms are added to the visitor route.Queen Mary’s Dolls House
Specially built for Queen Mary by leading British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in the 1920s, Queen Mary’s Dolls House is a magical miniature residence with extraordinary attention to detail. Complete with working lights, running water and a tiny garden, this doll house is a perfect replica of an aristocratic home. The library is even filled with original works by famous writers of the day!St. George’s Chapel is one of the finest examples of gothic architecture in England. It has been the setting for many royal weddings and is the burial place of ten sovereigns. The Chapel is dedicated to the patron saint of the Order of the Garter. Britain’s highest Order of Chivalry. The Changing of the Guard takes place at 11.00 am, weather permitting, from Monday to Saturday between April and the end of June, and on alternate days for the rest of the year, with the exception of Sundays.
The Changing of the Guard
This rousing, truly British ceremony takes place at 11.00am, weather permitting, from Monday to Saturday between April and the end of June. The rest of the year it takes place on alternate days, with the exception of Sundays.
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Join your favorite DreamWorks characters on a fascinating journey at Shrek’s Adventure in London. You’ll travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away aboard a magical 4D tour bus with Donkey as your tour guide. It’s sure to be a mad tour of calamity, chaos and fun! Live actors in each area will entertain you and guide you on this fantastic journey. You’ll reach Shrek’s Swamp where you’ll have a chance to look for him with the help of Cinderella before setting off on other adventures including gazing into a crystal ball and visiting the dangerous Poison Apple Pub. Don’t worry, if you get into trouble, Puss in Boots will save you! The adventure continues as you see a round of Wheel of Torture with Pinocchio and the Mirror Maze of Insanity with the Magic Mirror. You’ll even visit the Muffin Man’s House and cook up a spell with Gingy. At the end of the tour, you’ll have the chance to relax and chill with some of your favorite DreamWorks characters from Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon. It’s sure to be an unforgettable experience for the whole family!
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides an amazing new opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films – the most successful film series of all time. This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props. It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so hugely popular all over the world.
Platform 9 ¾ and Hogwarts Express
Step onto Platform 9 ¾ and venture inside the original Hogwarts Express steam engine! This permanent exhibit gives visitors the chance to climb aboard the train’s carriage and pose with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall. Scenes featuring the working train were shot at the Studios, including the iconic last scene in which a grown up Harry, Ron and Hermione wave their own children off to Hogwarts as they leave for school.
Gringotts Wizarding Bank
Enter the all new Gringotts Wizarding Bank on Diagon Alley and discover the magical treasures within. Step into Bellatrix Lestrange’s vault to find the Sword of Gryffindor and Helga Hufflepuff’s Cup, one of Voldemort’s many Horcruxes, before taking a unique photo surrounded by thousands of pieces of magical treasure…unless the goblins find you first!
Here are just some of the things you can expect to see and do:
Enjoy watching the first Harry Potter movie on the journey to and from the studios.
Step inside and discover the actual Great Hall.
Explore Dumbledore’s office and discover never-before-seen treasures.
Step onto the famous cobbles of Diagon Alley, featuring the shop fronts of Ollivanders wand shop, Flourish and Blotts, the Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts Wizarding Bank and Eeylops Owl Emporium.
See iconic props from the films, including Harry’s Nimbus 2000 and Hagrid’s motorcycle.
Learn how creatures were brought to life with green screen effects, animatronics and life-sized models.
Rediscover other memorable sets from the film series, including the Gryffindor common room, the boys’ dormitory, Hagrid’s hut, Potion’s classroom and Professor Umbridge’s office at the Ministry of Magic.
Delve into the Dark Arts: see the Malfoy Manor fireplace and table around which Bellatrix Lestrange, the Malfoy family, the Death Eaters and Voldemort sat plus a 20-foot model of Voldemort’s snake Nagini!
Special Events for 2022
Saturday 22nd January – Sunday 1st May 2022
You will learn how the favourite mischievous moments from the films were brought to the screen. The Great Hall will be dressed for a Weasley prank on the peaceful O.W.L.s exam, complete with the swinging pendulum under the watchful eye of Dolores Umbridge, with her pink two-piece costume also taking centre stage. Also, look above to see the playful Weasley twins’ costumes on their broomsticks
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Experience the infamous Tower of London on this exciting tour with exclusive access to one of the sites’ famous Beefeater guards. Used as both a Palace and a prison, this landmark is most well-known as the home of the Crown Jewels and execution site of three Queens of England and with the help of your guide, you’ll discover it all. Your personalised experience begins in front of the main entrance to the Tower of London where you will meet your tour representative for an inspiring introduction to the history of this attraction. You will then be led in to meet one of the Tower’s Yeoman Warders, more commonly known as Beefeaters. Dedicated only to your small group, this Beefeater will explain the story and traditions of this elite guard and will be available to take pictures and answer questions.After the tour, you are free to stay in the Tower to explore its vast history. Visit the Tower Green to see the spot where Tudor King, Henry the VIII, beheaded Lady Jane Grey and two of his wives: Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. You can also explore the famous White Tower, a medieval keep, where the ‘Princes in the Tower’ were held and allegedly murdered by their Uncle Richard III so he could usurp the English throne.As your tour begins early in the morning, you will have the opportunity to be among the first visitors to the Jewel House to see the spectacular Crown Jewels, which have been held here for the last 600 years. These are the official regalia and vestments used by the Sovereign of the United Kingdom during coronation ceremonies and other noble appearances. This priceless collection includes magnificent orbs, swords, rings, crowns and sceptres.
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Explore the wonders of one of London’s most exciting neighborhoods, South Bank! Unlock the multiple reasons to come back to the area – and recommendations to the locals favorite spots – all while you solve 16 puzzles on your phone! This game also includes a discount on food and drink recommendations at both the mid-game break stop and at the end!This playful walk across London’s riverside area sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know the South Bank or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
– A wonderful view of the London Eye
– Colorful impressive street art
– The Oxo Tower
– A picturesque riverside walk
This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families with kids, curious locals, visitors, and team building. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.
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Hop on board the iconic London Eye and admire the stunning panoramic views of the UK capital from the top. You’ll spend an unforgettable 30 minutes soaring over the city at 135 metres on the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, with 40-kilometer panoramic views in all directions (that’s as far as Windsor Castle on a clear day!).Take in London’s most famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square.
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Explore London at your leisure with this hop-on hop-off bus tour with over 60 stops across the city. Each bus comes with guided commentary in English as well as audio guides in several languages.Stretch your legs and explore a bit more with one of these options:
– The Classic Tour – see all of the main central London sights and visit London’s Museum Quarter
– The Essential Tour – explore some of the areas north of central, such as King’s Cross, Madame Tussauds and Regent’s Park
– The Pick Up/Drop Off Route – travel from the popular hotel districts
As an added bonus, you will also receive a free River Thames boat ride! Take a break from the bus and view the city from the water, passing the some of the greatest sights from a unique perspective. This offer is valid for a one-way trip from Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier.For a complete map of the available bus routes and stops, click here.Red Route Stops
– Buckingham Gate
– Parliament Street – HM Treasury
– Whitehall – Horse Guards Parade
– Covent Garden – Aldwych
– St. Paul’s cathedral
– Bank – Queen Victoria Street
– Monument – London Bridge
– Tooley Street – London Bridge
– Tower of London
– Thistle Hotel, Victoria Station
– Piccadilly Circus
– Piccadilly – Green Park Station
– Piccadilly – Hyde Park Corner
– Park Lane – Queen Elizabeth Gate
– Marble Arch – Speaker’s corner
– Park Lane – Marble Arch
– Park Lane – Hilton Hotel
– London Eye – Westminster Bridge Rd
– London Eye – Belvedere Road
– Victoria Embankment
– Westminster Pier
Orange Route Stops
– Trafalgar Square – Pall Mall East
– Covent Garden – Aldwych
– Waterloo Station – York Road
– London Eye – Westminster Bridge Road
– Westminster Abbey – Tothill Street
– Buckingham Gate
– Thistle Hotel, Victoria Station
– Lambeth Palace Road, opp. St. Thomas Hospital
– Lambeth Palace Road – outside Lambeth Palace
– Lambeth Palace Road, opp Lambeth Palace
– Marble Arch – Edgware Road
– Paddington – Norfolk Place
– Paddington – Praed Street, west of Harbet Road
– Madame Tussauds – Baker Street Station
– London Zoo, Albany Street
– Euston Station, Euston Road
– Kings Cross Station, Pancras Road
– St. Pancras International Station, Midland Road
– Upper Woburn Place
– Russell Square, Woburn Place
– Holbon, Procter Street
Yellow Route Stops
– Kensington Palace – Palace Gate
– Kensington Plaza Hotel, Gloucester Road
– Gloucester Rd Station, Gloucester Road
– South Kensington Station – West of Cromwell Road
– Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Gardens
– Harrods, Brompton Road
– Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner
– Hilton london kensington hotel, Holland Park Avenue
– Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park Station
– Notting Hill Gate, West of Clanricarde Gardens
– Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Bayswater Road
– Thistle Kensington Garden Hotel, Bayswater Road
– Columbia Hotel, Bayswater Road
– Hard Rock Cafe Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly
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