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Early Access Crown Jewels: Complete Tour of Tower of London & Opening CeremonyPrivate and Luxury

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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Skip the Line into Houses of Parliament & Westminster Abbey Fully-Guided TourHalf-day Tours

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament Tour in LondonPrivate and Luxury

Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament Tour 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
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Oxford Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the GuardFull-day Tours

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Lunch in the Cotswolds Tour from LondonDay Trips

Lunch in the Cotswolds Tour 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Bath from LondonDay Trips

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jack the Ripper Tour with 'Ripper-Vision' in LondonHistorical 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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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Inner Circle Access of Stonehenge including Bath and Lacock Day Tour from LondonDay Trips

Inner Circle Access of Stonehenge including Bath and Lacock Day Tour from London

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Be one of a rare few to walk inside the UNESCO-listed prehistoric stone circle of Stonehenge, and visit Bath, and medieval Lacock on this day trip from London. Select a morning or afternoon tour for early or late access to the Stonehenge site, and walk inside the inner circle of stones—an experience only available to your group—without the daytime crowds. Then visit the Lacock Abbey and the Georgian spa city of Bath to cap off your tour.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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The British Museum London Guided Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

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
  • Free Cancellation
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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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 hours
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Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour of Haunted LondonBus Tours

Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Tour of Haunted London

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Learn about London’s darkest tales on a haunted London bus and walking tour. Experience the grisly histories of execution, rebellion, madness, and murder that shadow this ancient city. Discover the stories and sites of Jack the Ripper, Sweeney Todd, and the Cock Lane Ghost. Visit the medieval Smithfield Market and the monument of Sir Willam Wallace, then finish in Trafalgar Square where you can purchase a tasty pub dinner and drink.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford, Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle Day Trip from LondonDay Trips

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Magic of Film Tour with Quizzes Historical Tours

Magic of Film Tour with Quizzes

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Go on a Magic of Film themed walking tour of London. Follow a guide along through Soho to see the Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square, and hear movie trivia as you go. You’ll also take a fun quiz to test your own movie knowledge.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Stonehenge, Windsor and Bath with Pub Lunch in LacockDay Trips

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Roman London Private Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Roman London Private Walking Tour

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Tailor-made for archaeology fans, this private walking tour takes you off the tourist track and into the nooks and crannies of central London where Roman ruins still lurk, almost 2,000 years after they were built. Discover the old Roman baths, the ancient city walls, the remains of an amphitheater, and, when access allows, the Temple of Mithras that rests beneath a 21st-century office tower.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 days
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Skip-the-line Natural History Museum of London Guided Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Skip-the-line Natural History Museum of London Guided Tour - Private Tour

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London’s Natural History Museum houses some eight million exhibits across four zones, making it difficult for visitors to home in on the highlights independently without pre-planning. Save time with a privately guided tour that lets you avoid random roaming by focusing on the museum’s must-see specimens. Plus having a guide all to yourself means you’ll clearly hear the full stories behind the exhibits, learning secrets and details you might have missed otherwise.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Changing of the Guard Small-Group Walking TourCultural Tours

Changing of the Guard Small-Group Walking 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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Sir Winston Churchill Private Walking Tour & War RoomsHalf-day Tours

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Sir Winston Churchill Private Walking Tour & War Rooms

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Follow in the footsteps of one of Britain’s most celebrated Prime Ministers and historic figures on this private, Winston Churchill-themed walking tour. Following pickup from your hotel or another convenient meeting point, you’ll explore the areas of Mayfair, Westminster, and Piccadilly associated with Churchill, from his childhood home and 10 Downing Street to the cigar shop he once frequented. Your final stop is at the Churchill War Rooms, the secret bunker from which he ran World War II.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures

The British Museum London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl MaxAttraction Tickets

The British Museum London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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The British Museum in London houses around eight million artifacts, making it difficult to sift out the must-sees on a first-time or short visit. This small-group tour does the work for you, with a guide to show you around some carefully curated highlights. View important pieces such as the Mummy of Katebet, Lewis Chessmen, and more, as you uncover their significance and history. Entrance to the British Museum is free.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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