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Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Entry to Churchill War RoomsAudio Guided Tours

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Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Entry to Churchill War Rooms

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Immerse yourself in the rich history of World War II on an enriching and emotionally stirring tour of London Westminster with a knowledgeable guide. Descend to the subterranean Churchill War Rooms, an underground network of bunkers that functioned as wartime offices, and enrich your knowledge of British history with commentary that covers little known facts. As you explore, see iconic London sights like the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, and delve into the life and work of former British prime minister, Winston Churchill.
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  • 2 hours
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Early Access Crown Jewels: Complete Tour of Tower of London & Opening CeremonyLuxury Tours

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Early Access Crown Jewels: Complete Tour of Tower of London & Opening Ceremony

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Have exclusive access to one of London’s most popular and in-demand landmarks, and bypass the crowds, on this VIP tour of the Tower of London. Begin the tour with early, skip-the-line access, and see the tower’s storied opening ceremony. With just a small group for company, you’ll explore the landmark’s highlights. You’ll also be among the first visitors to enter the Tower of London’s world-famous Jewel House, where the glittering Crown Jewels await.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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London in One Day Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London, Changing of the Guard with Optional London Eye UpgradeFull-day Tours

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London in One Day Sightseeing Tour Including Tower of London, Changing of the Guard with Optional London Eye Upgrade

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Get to know London in one day on this sight-packed, full-day tour with a guide. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, see top London attractions such as Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, and enjoy fast-track entry and a guided tour of St. Paul's Cathedral. Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, and then visit the Tower of London. Break for a pub lunch, and receive a ticket for a Thames River sightseeing cruise to use after your tour or another day. For a bird's-eye view of the city, upgrade to include a ticket for the London Eye in the evening.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided TourHalf-day Tours

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Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided Tour

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Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament are two of London’s highlight landmarks—and on this tour, you’ll have special access to both. Skip the line at Westminster Abbey and head inside the soaring church, where your guide will share facts about its royal history. Next, you’ll have the rare opportunity to explore parts of the interior of the Houses of Parliament, which is frequently off-limits to the public.
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
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Tour to Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament in LondonLuxury Tours

Tour to Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament in London

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Get acquainted with two iconic London monuments on a half-day tour of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. While gaining fascinating insight into the royal history of Great Britain, absorb the Gothic grandeur of Westminster Abbey’s interior and head inside the Houses of Parliament—home to the renowned Big Ben—to see highlights like the House of Commons and Lord’s Chamber. From your guide, learn about the United Kingdom’s political system and major historic events while touring the prominent landmarks.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the GuardFull-day Tours

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London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard

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Limited time in London doesn’t have to mean a limited view of the capital. Soak up the key sights in just one action-packed day on this guided small-group tour. Explore Westminster Abbey and watch the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace. Then cruise the Thames River to Tower Bridge and explore its inner workings before delving into British history at the Tower of London.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Oxford and Traditional Cotswolds Villages Small-Group Day Tour from LondonDay Trips

Oxford and Traditional Cotswolds Villages Small-Group Day Tour from London

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The University City of Oxford and the idyllic countryside of The Cotswolds are two of the most popular day trips from London, but visiting on a large group tour can mean less time to explore. This full-day small-group tour ensures a personalized experience, with free time to admire Oxford landmarks like the Bridge of Sighs, Christchurch Cathedral, and the Ashmolean Museum, and visit the villages of Burford and Bibury.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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The British Museum London Guided Tour - Private TourLuxury Tours

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The British Museum London Guided Tour - Private Tour

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London’s British Museum is home to a staggering collection of 8 million items, some dating as far back as the prehistoric age. Make sure you see the best of this British Museum by taking this private 2 to 2.5-hour tour of the cultural institution. Alongside an engaging tour guide, you’ll visit a curated section of cultural and artistic works that represent the diversity of the museum’s collection: see samurai armor, the Rosetta Stone and 2 million year-old tools. This private tour gives you the chance to customize your itinerary according to your interests.  
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group 'Downton Abbey' and Highclere Castle Tour from LondonDay Trips

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Small-Group 'Downton Abbey' and Highclere Castle Tour from London

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Discover the natural and architectural splendor of ‘Downtown Abbey’ filming locations on a full-day tour of the Cotswolds from London. With a knowledgeable guide, travel through the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside and visit the charming farm village of Cogges and Bampton, the setting of ‘Downtown Abbey’s’ quintessentially English town. See recognizable sights like the Grantham Arms pub and then spend the afternoon exploring Highclere Castle on a guided tour of the structure’s opulent chambers.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours

Jack the Ripper Tour with 'Ripper-Vision' in LondonHistorical & Heritage Tours

Jack the Ripper Tour with 'Ripper-Vision' in London

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Dare to discover the legend of London’s notorious Jack the Ripper on a tour like no other! Using state-of-the-art RIPPER-VISION™, innovative hand-held projectors help to recreate the atmosphere of Victorian London using spooky images, film clips and moving images. Follow your guide on a walking tour to explore the dimly lit backstreets of Whitechapel and hear the harrowing tales and conspiracy theories of London’s most notorious serial killer.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

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Downton Abbey Village, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds Day Trip from London

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Experience a wealth of England’s rural and historical treasures, and the fictional ‘Downton Abbey’ village, on this full-day trip from London with an expert guide. Marvel at splendid Blenheim Palace, the UNESCO-protected country house where Sir Winston Churchill was born, and discover the enchanting scenery of the Cotswolds, with visits to an idyllic village: either Bibury or Bourton-on-the-Water. Lastly, explore the pretty village of Bampton to see some of the locations where the much-loved TV series, ‘Downton Abbey’, was filmed, and enjoy time for lunch here before returning to London.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Oxford, Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

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Oxford, Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle Day Trip from London

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Take a day out of your London city break to visit Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Warwick Castle, traveling to three of England’s most-popular locations. Begin with a tour of Warwick Castle before heading to Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace. Then explore Oxford and its university buildings, and drive through the Cotsworlds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Oxford Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Oxford Day Trip from London

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Discover some of southern England’s most visited spots on this day trip from London. Delve into the history of the British Royal Family on an audio guided tour of Windsor Castle, one of Queen Elizabeth II’s official residences. Unearth Neolithic secrets at Stonehenge, the UNESCO-listed stone circle that dates back thousands of years. Then explore Christchurch College, the Bodleian Library, and other renowned university buildings during a guided Oxford city tour.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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Royal London Walking Tour: Early Access Tower of London & Changing of The GuardHalf-day Tours

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Royal London Walking Tour: Early Access Tower of London & Changing of The Guard

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Discover London’s royal history and sights on a London tour by foot and boat. Start with an early access visit to the Tower of London to see the opening ceremony and Crown Jewels without the usual daytime crowds. Then, take to the water on a half-hour River Thames sightseeing cruise. Stroll to Horse Guard’s Parade or Buckingham Palace to see the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony, and learn all about the British Royal Family from a knowledgeable local guide.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Lunch in the Cotswolds from LondonDay Trips

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Lunch in the Cotswolds from London

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Swap the bustle of London for the rural beauty of the Cotswolds on this full-day trip, including a 2-course lunch. Traveling to the Cotswolds from London by comfortable, air-conditioned coach, drink in the rolling countryside and slow pace of this enchanting region, famous for its stone-built villages, lush pastures and old-world atmosphere. Enjoy free time to stroll around gorgeous towns and villages such as Burford, Bibury and Stow-in-the-Wold; and break midway to enjoy a traditional English lunch at an old Cotswolds hotel restaurant, complete with stone fireplace and oak beams.
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  • 10 hours
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Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London

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Discover two gems of southern England on this full-day coach trip to Stonehenge and Bath from London. Travel to Stonehenge, a prehistoric stone monument that rises imperiously from Salisbury Plain. Gaze at the gigantic stones, learn how the monument was used, and then continue to the UNESCO-listed city of Bath to discover this gorgeous 18th-century city independently. Choose to stroll the elegant Georgian streets and see top Bath attractions such as the Royal Crescent as you wish; or upgrade to visit the stunning Roman Baths or Jane Austen Visitor Centre.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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Stonehenge, Windsor and Bath with Pub Lunch in LacockDay Trips

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Stonehenge, Windsor and Bath with Pub Lunch in Lacock

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Avoid the hassle of renting a car to see rural England’s highlights with help from this full-day tour which includes round-trip transport from London. Choose from two options to find what best suits your preferences, and travel by air-conditioned coach bus with onboard Wi-Fi. You can either combine a visit to Stonehenge with a pub lunch in Lacock and a walking tour of Windsor, or opt to visit both Windsor Castle and Stonehenge with a break for a traditional English pub lunch. Both options also pass by the city of Bath, hometown of Jane Austen.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Bath from LondonDay Trips

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Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Bath from London

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Visit some of the top attractions outside of London on this day trip to Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and the historic town of Bath. Start at Windsor Castle, home to the British royal family, for a tour of the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel, and then continue west of London to Salisbury, home of the mysterious Stonehenge rock formations. Finally, arrive in Bath, known for its elegant Georgian architecture and Roman baths. All admission tickets are included in the tour price.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Buckingham Palace Tour Including Changing of the Guard CeremonyLuxury Tours

Buckingham Palace Tour Including Changing of the Guard Ceremony

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Delve into London’s rich royal heritage during a visit to Buckingham Palace to see the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Marvel at the traditional Changing of the Guard performance, which involves meticulously dressed soldiers marching to the rhythm of military drums. Then, enjoy an exclusive experience as you enter the opulent State Rooms of Buckingham Palace for an independent audio tour. See lavish chambers during a tour only available for two months of the year, and gain fascinating insight into the history of the British monarchy.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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Changing of the Guard Walking Small-Group TourCultural Tours

Changing of the Guard Walking Small-Group Tour

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No visit to England would be complete without experiencing quintessential traditions such as the Changing of the Guard. See British culture come to life from select prime vantage points. In a small group limited to 15, observe the Queen’s iconic foot guards, clad in red tunics and bearskin hats, and watch the household cavalry put on an impressive display. Follow history-rich guide commentary with ease using a headset.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath Trip from LondonDay Trips

Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath Trip from London

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Discover everything from Roman ruins to Royal residences on this full-day tour of Stonehenge, Windsor, and Bath from London. Start with a visit to the 18th-century spa resort of Bath, where the elegant thermal baths date back to Roman times. Then, be awed by the towering 5,000-year-old stone circle of Stonehenge, before brushing up on your Royal history at the extravagant Windsor Castle, one of the Queen’s official residences.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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5-Day Devon and Cornwall Small-Group Tour from LondonMulti-day Tours

5-Day Devon and Cornwall Small-Group Tour from London

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Check off some of England’s most famous and most beautiful sights on this 5-day tour of Cornwall and Devon from London. Traveling in a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, visit a handful of the region’s prettiest towns and most iconic attractions. Unravel the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge; explore Exeter and Dartmoor; discover castles, churches and beyond in Cornwall; hear about Glastonbury’s connection with King Arthur; and much, much more. Numbers limited to just 16 people to ensure a more personalized experience.
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  • 5 days
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Private Tour: Discovering the British MuseumHalf-day Tours

Private Tour: Discovering the British Museum

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Visit the British Museum on this private tour. With your own art historian guide, explore the British Museum, one of the world’s greatest historical treasure troves, as you wish. As British Museum tours go, it’s ideal for getting a personalized perspective on the collections and highlights such as the Parthenon sculptures.
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Bath, Stonehenge and The English Countryside Day Tour from LondonDay Trips

Bath, Stonehenge and The English Countryside Day Tour from London

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Tick off two UNESCO-listed monuments in one day on this full-day tour of Bath and Stonehenge from London. Escape the city for a scenic drive through the English countryside, stopping to admire the ancient monoliths of Stonehenge and ponder over the significance of the mysterious stone circle. Next, enjoy free time to explore the historic spa town of Bath and visit landmarks like the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, and Bath Abbey (own expense).
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  • 10 hours
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