London Must-Sees and Hidden Gems - Private Full-Day Tour

London, England (14)

Summary

If you're looking for a full day tour of some of London's must-sees and hidden gems, look no further than our Private Full-Day Tour. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you on a fascinating journey through some of London's most iconic and historic locations, including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. You'll also have the opportunity to explore some of the city's hidden gems, like the London Dungeon and the London Bridge. This is an unforgettable experience that you won't want to miss!


Description

Tour Duration: 360 min

London Must-Sees and Hidden Gems - Private Full-Day Tour

This is a comprehensive, bespoke tour of London’s famous landmarks and local gems. We stay away from the crowds and walk through charming secret alleyways and side streets. We take you to fabulous shopping areas, show you stunning architecture, beautiful gardens and ancient buildings whilst sharing quirky stories and taking memorable photos. Highlights: - The best views of Buckingham Palace and Changing the Guard ceremony - A visit to the Tate Modern Gallery with panoramic views of the City - A Thames walk with views of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and The Shard - Exterior views of Westminster Abbey and Big Ben - A stroll around the oldest Royal park in London, St. James’s Park - A walk across the Wobbly Bridge - A visit to Borough Market - Delicious tastings - The secrets of Trafalgar Square and Theatreland - Fabulous fashion and unique shops in the West End - Cool photo spots to capture Insta-worthy moments A great off-the-beaten-path tour to discover London! PRICE IS PER GROUP

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with London Must-Sees and Hidden Gems - Private Full-Day Tour at no additional cost

  • Expert Local guide
  • Additional suggestions for the rest of your stay
  • Support before and after the tour
  • Private guided tour
  • Personalised itinerary

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of London Must-Sees and Hidden Gems - Private Full-Day Tour has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Entrance to attractions
  • Public transport tickets or taxi fees

Points Of Interest

  • minutes: We visit the beautiful Piazza’s crafts market and learn where this fabulous retail wonderland gets its name from whilst stopping for cool photos at the most Instagrammable spots.
  • minutes: We stand in the great multicultural centre of London, home to the world-famous National Gallery, and discover fun hidden treasures such as a tiny police station and a café in a crypt!
  • minutes: We share tales of the King who lost his head and admire the Queen’s Life Guard’s beautiful horses before finding the gated entrance to 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister’s home and lodgings of Larry the Cat, the current Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office.
  • minutes: We learn the history of one of Europe's most ancient Parliaments.We travel back in time to learn the fascinating history of this medieval suburb and enjoy exterior views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the centre of political life in London, currently famous for its Brexit debates. We show you where journalists get those famous TV shots from and explore a lesser-known side street leading to a hidden courtyard that feels like a Harry Potter set.
  • minutes: We enjoy exterior views of this ancient church, where English monarchs have been coronated since 1066 and Royal weddings such as William and Kate's have taken place.
  • minutes: We take a quiet stroll along the oldest Royal park in London and unearth the charming secrets of this beautiful green oasis surrounded by elegant residences and the Churchill War Rooms.
  • 15 minutes: We take you to a quiet spot to enjoy a march along The Mall during the traditional Changing the Guard ceremony and share fun stories of the most famous British Royal Palace whilst showing you magnificent mansions filled with tales of unfaithful monarchs, Tudor treasons and contemporary break-ins!
  • minutes: Hear tales of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and how they turned a hospital into a beautiful Tudor landmark whilst admiring some of the world's most ancient shops.
  • 30 minutes: We enjoy a delicious lunch in the West End, tailored to your taste and budget, in a charming local pub, a trendy lunch spot or a great food market
  • minutes: We wander around Carnaby, an iconic fashion street, walk on the footsteps of British music legends such as David Bowie, the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, visit the wonderful Liberty, a store in a Tudor revival building and uncover cult multi-brand shops.
  • minutes: We stand on the highest point in The Square Mile to take in St. Paul’s Cathedral’s breath-taking beauty, learn about the origins of London as a Roman settlement and find out how the city was once consumed by fire. This is one of the largest financial centres in the world, home to The Stock Exchange, Lloyds of London and The Gherkin.
  • 15 minutes: We walk across the Millennium Bridge to pay a quick visit to the acclaimed Tate Modern and embark on an exploration of Southwark, the area where Shakespeare founded The Globe Theatre by the River Thames.
  • minutes: We explore this foodie paradise renowned for its charming stalls, local producers and memorable film appearances such as Bridget Jones’s Diary, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Southwark Cathedral and The Golden Hinde are the backdrop of this vibrant area frequented by visitors and locals alike.
  • minutes: We end our comprehensive tour with scenic views of two of London’s most iconic sights and the wonderful contrast with modern buildings like the City Hall and The Shard.

Additional Information

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • All out itineraries have been adapted to comply with government regulations. New routes include: - Lesser crowded areas - Social distancing - Hand-picked facilities (with clean and safe restrooms) throughout the experience - Private shopping and chauffeured vehicles when required