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We had a great time with Nick Ollivander. He was fun and funny and a great guide. My 8 year old loved his humour and HP quizzes for us while proving around London. Nick made us all forget the cold! Lovely tour.
The Warner Bros studio might be the top ticket for Harry Potter lovers visiting London, but the city has so many magical movie locations for fans to explore. Join a group of fellow muggles for a walking tour and see the real-life locations that inspired sets such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and the Ministry of Magic.
Our guide Ollie was fantastic! He was energetic, engaging, entertaining, and well education in history and tradition of the UK. Moderate pace, plenty of photo ops and rest breaks. I would definitely recommend this tour as a started. It will help plan the remainder of your trip. Do yourself a favor... ask for Ollie.
What an experience. We hit all the cool spots in London, learned so much history from our tour guide and got additional recommendations on places to check out! This is a must do; such an easy way to see the history of the city. Thank you Emily for a great tour!
Discover the history and diversity of London by bike on a sightseeing tour. Led by a guide, pedal past the city's top sites, including Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace, Westminster, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Trafalgar Square. Along the way, learn about the city’s colorful history — the glorious, the infamous, and everything in between.
Jack the Ripper Tour with 'Ripper-Vision' in London
Entertaining and knowledgeable
, Feb 2020
Johnny, our guide, is such an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Ripper expert. Perfectly dressed for the event, and a perfect level of humour that offsets the grim reality of what actually happened to the poor victims.
Mick was so outstanding! An expert, very passionate about his topic, personable, friendly, helpful, and theatrical to boot! I shouldn't have even deliberated on this one and I'm so glad I went! Even with a very large group he was easy to hear and gave personal attention to each. He made the streets come alive! I couldnt believe the dates and details he could rattle off not just about Jack but serial killers in general, without notes! The pubs in the area are great too
Jamie did a wonderful job; he had his information down cold and was highly knowledgeable. The tour has a definite feminist slant to it, which is incredibly refreshing and makes the whole thing more poignant.
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.
Immerse yourself in the spellbinding world of Harry Potter™ on this trip to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Travel to the fabled Harry Potter studios by air-conditioned coach from central London, and on arrival, trace the footsteps of Hogwarts’ student wizards at leisure. Behold original sets such as Platform 9 ¾ and Diagon Alley; see the Hogwarts Express steam train; ride a broomstick like the cast; and uncover the behind-the-scenes secrets of the movies’ on-screen wizardry. This Harry Potter studio London tour includes round-trip coach transport and entrance tickets.
My first visit to London....58 ur old female traveling solo....did bike tour first day & was the best way to get a nice 4 hour tour of the city...the bike ride/tour was well done & I highly recommend it to all first time visitors 🙂😎
Discover the beauty and history of Royal London by bike on a morning or afternoon city tour. Enjoy a guided ride through Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and St. James's Park. Cruise by the stately monuments such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, and view royal sites like Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and the Princess Diana Memorial. Along the way, learn about London’s rich history and contemporary culture.
Wonderful tour. Guide was well informed and interjected humor where appropriate. The churchill
Wonderful tour. The guide was well informed. The group was just the right size so that everyone had ample opportunity to ask questions. The Churchill War Rooms were awe inspiring. Could really picture the activities going on in those desperate times. Recommending to friends as a must experience activity.
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.
Royal London Walking Tour: Early Access Tower of London & Changing of The Guard
So worth it!
, Oct 2019
The last time we came to London, the line to get into the tower was over 2 hours long - I so wish we had known about the early access tickets! We were able to get up close and personal with the jewel exhibits, armour, and other pieces without feeling rushed our crowded. We got some amazing pictures of the winding alleyways throughout the tower with not a single person in them. It was an amazing time. Our boat tour and walking tour around Buckingham was charming, due to Amber's personality and knowledge of all things London. She is a great asset to your company and this city!
Amber was a great tour guide, and very entertaining! She was super informative and energetic. We learned so much in a seemingly short amount of time. Getting early access to the Tower and the cruise down the Thames alone made this tour worth the price. I also liked that it was only a half day, leaving ample time to squeeze other attractions and activities that day; definitely a good choice if you're only in London a short amount of time like we were.
Royal London Walking Tour of Tower of London and Changing of the Horse Guards
, Oct 2019
Amber was fantastic with her knowledge of the history of London, and cruise of the Thames. We got early access to the Tower and Crown Jewels. Missed the crowds by taking the Viator tour. Buckingham Palace, and changing of the horseguards was great! Amber was very knowledgeable and patient with those who had difficulty walking.
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.
We had lots of fun touring both sides of the River Thames on electric scooter. We covered a lot of ground in a couple of hours - much more than if we were walking. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. One piece of advice - make sure you know how to ride a bike and can stay balanced on the scooter as you will need to weave around a lot of people.
Instead of buying expensive guidebooks and spending hours online, get to know London by exploring it with your own guide on this private tour of the city. There’s no need to wear down the soles of your shoes walking around, either – on this tour, get around the city on your own electric bike. See a range of city landmarks and significant buildings and stop for photos at places like Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, and Shakespeare’s Globe.
London Landmarks & Secret Gems, Historic Pub and British Bikes with Local Guides
Best tour of my trip!
, Sep 2019
I have to say that seeing London from the seat of a bike is the way to go. Mickey was excellent! He knew his way around perfectly, he knew London history in depth and then some and took us to the best pub! He hits all of the major sites and times them with whatever function is occurring that day. Loved, loved, loved this tour!!!
Pedal around the sights in style on this small-group, 3.5-hour bike tour of central London. Hop on board your classic English Pashley bicycle and follow your guide down quiet backstreets, past famous landmarks and along the banks of the Thames River. Take in iconic sights like Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Southbank and Covent Garden, then get off-the-beaten-track as you discover the street art of Banksy and even have a go at your own graffiti tag.
OK so there was no ghost of Jack. But we come close. At night in the dark lost corners of london. We search high and low for him. I places not mentioned in any guide book (I thing). With our amazing guide adding flesh to the bones of the long lost jack the Ripper.
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.
A friend and I went with my two children (10 and 7). We all loved it. Our guide Kate was fantastic and really made an effort to talk to us all and tell us anecdotes while we were walking between places. The fact that we were put into houses and asked trivia questions made the whole experience much more fun. We were taken to some really nice spots of London too that we never would have discovered if we hadn't done the tour. For the price I would definitely recommend it. My kids loved it!!!
Had great fun on this walk around London. Our guide Riccardo was great and showed awesome knowledge and gave really good insights into the Harry Potter filming and inspiration sites on the tour. Our 11 year old enjoyed the whole tour and was engaged by the questions and the content as were her parents on the historic areas of London. Recommend this tour if you want to see Parts of London off the beaten track and learn a thing or too. Good value!
Our guide, Natalie was very dedicated and enthusiastic. She engaged the participants with Harry Potter trivia throughout the tour and pointed out numerous landmarks that were featured in or inspired by the Harry Potter books and movies. She also showed us other famous areas in London as well. Our 10 year old daughter loved it!
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.
not very exciting tour. we walked and took the tube through central london. main talking points of the guide was how to get on/off the tube. The ride on the thames that featured in the promotional video didn’t happen, neither the entrance to leaky cauldron. All in all quiet disappointing, but we did see a bit of London.
Step into a wonderland of wizardry on this Harry Potter walking tour. Trek through muggle-run London to visit beloved literary and cinematic landmarks such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and Platform 9¾. Along the way, enjoy Harry Potter trivia, and visit famous locations that inspired J.K. Rowling's epic book series. This is a magical tour for Harry Potter fans of all ages and a great activity for family vacations in London.
Have fun while covering a lot of ground on this cycling tour of London. You’ll see much more than you would on a walking tour, and get a much closer view of the attractions than you would on a bus tour. Pass parks, palaces, battle sites, and the iconic Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and much more. Along the way your guide will tell you entertaining stories about London and its history.
Excellent tour of Westminster Abbey, the tour guide offered an extensive background and history of the Abbey. Unfortunately, the House of Parliament was closed. However, I believe doing both tours would have been a bit much for my group.
Had booked the combo tour of Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. The Westminster Abbey was a detailed guided tour. The tour to the Houses of Parliament starts immediately after the first tour ends. There was no time given to do some souvenir shopping inside the Westminster Abbey souvenir shop except a short bathroom break. The tour to the House of Parliament was an audio guide tour and not a guided tour as I was expecting. That was disappointing as it would have been good to have a guided tour inside the Parliament. The tour guide was knowledgeable but the tour could be more engaging rather than rote commentary. Have been on other tours where the guides are more engaged with their tour group. Would recommend other tours that have this package.
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.
I would give our tour guide Ben 100 stars if I could! He was engaging, informative and funny. This tour helped you understand the history and politics of London in an interesting way. Good starter tour!
Great area coverage, views and insights. Guide was knowledgeable and professional. Pace was more speed walking then walking, older folks struggled to keep up and it ended 30 minutes sooner then stated when tickets were purchased. Learned and saw quite a bit. Would definitely recommend but without the speed walking for the older/slower folks.
Immerse yourself in legend and grandeur on a walking tour through London. On this fun and informative excursion, explore the warren of streets that make up London's Old City to visit sites like Covent Garden, St. Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge, as well as infamous locations such as the Tower of London—where many enemies of the crown met their deaths. Explore this cutting-edge metropolis that remains a landmark of tradition.
Interested in The Ripper..? Then book this tour..!
, Feb 2020
It turned out that Ellie, our guide for the evening, is a walking-talking-living-breathing expert on Jack the Ripper and all things London..! What an absolute joy it was to spend a couple of hours in her enthusiastic company. A wholly recommended tour.
Delve deeper into the dark history of east London during a walking tour that focuses on the grisly murders of Jack the Ripper, one of England’s most infamous serial killers. Exploring on foot means that you’ll get a more intimate glimpse into the area, while wandering at night allows you to avoid crowds and soak up a spooky ambience.
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.
Ideal for travelers seeking an alternative experience of London, this half-day bike tour allows you to stray from the beaten path and discover local London. Focusing on the lesser-known east side of the city, the tour covers the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and the industrial Dockyards. Browse enticing food stalls at Borough Market, cycle across the iconic Tower Bridge, and admire the latest additions to London’s skyline, including The London Shard and The Gherkin.
Fully Guided Tour of Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
, Jan 2020
Great experience, this really was the perfect way to visit Harry Potter Studios. The guides were very knowledgeable and provided a first class service, from the initial meet to the journey back. 100% recommend this to any one thinking of visiting!!!
Our tour guide Jonathan was amazing! The tour starting from the meeting spot until the end was handled extremely well. Loved skipping the lines and the personal interaction with our guide. Many others in the group dropped out and went at their own pace so we had Jonathan mainly to ourselves for a group of 4. The studio stayed open until 10 pm the day we were there so we went back in after the tour. It was fantastic and the grandkids (12 & 8 yrs) really enjoyed it!
This tour was the best decision we could have made for our first trip up to the WB Studios. The tour guides made the day such a seamless, enjoyable experience. Starting with the meeting point and having someone there to help manage getting the entire group on the train and then on the bus to the WB Studios. From there she handed us off (with our return bus and train ticket to get home) over to the WB tour guide who led our group on a guided tour of the WB studios. We got to skip the general line to enter the studios and go through a VIP entrance, which is another thing that made this tour so worth it. Since there is so much to see and do, the guided tour is necessary and then what was nice was that at the end of the guided tour (which took about 3 hours) we were able to go back and check out things we missed our wanted to spend more time checking out (i.e. one of the many photo opps). We picked the earliest available tour so that we would have the most time possible to see everything we wanted to. It was a magical day and I cannot say enough good things about this tour. I would highly recommend you choose this option if it's your first time going to the WB Studios.
Harry Potter fans, grab your wands and owls for the journey to Hogwarts and beyond on an official guided tour of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Take a train directly from central London to the studio, where you’ll be greeted by a representative and taken on an immersive journey featuring original sets, props and costumes featured in all eight Harry Potter movies. From Platform 9 ¾ and Diagon Alley to Hagrid’s Hut and Dumbeldore’s office, you’ll be transported directly to J.K. Rowling’s beloved world of wizardry.
Travel through more than 150 years of history on a 2-hour London Underground tube tour, designed to delight history buffs. Starting at Baker Street, one of London’s oldest tube stations, you’ll learn about the history of the tube and glimpse an abandoned tube station that few commuters know exists. Plus, you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
See the royal sights of London and save money at the same time on this day-long Super Saver tour—a combination of two popular sightseeing experiences. Start with early access to the Tower of London, and then take a cruise along the Thames River to central London to see the Changing of the Guard ceremony. In the morning, enjoy a royal-themed walking tour that takes in sights of Buckingham Palace and Big Ben.
Venture off the tourist trail and discover the stories, secrets and superstitions that make London so unique on this small-group walking tour. Unforgettable sights include the world's smallest police station, an ancient water gate and the Duke of Wellington's nose, revealing a side to London that you never knew existed.
Experience London’s traditional drinking scene on this afternoon pub crawl. Accompany your guide on a fun and educational tour in and around the city, where you’ll visit at least four historic pubs and taste different brews (own expense). Pop into centuries-old ale houses, see literary haunts favored by writers like Charles Dickens, and learn about local drinking culture through the ages.