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London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods

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Greater London, United Kingdom

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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Sightsee in London by vintage double-decker bus and modern catamaran on this half-day tour. As you travel around the city, watch out for top London landmarks like Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Then, hop out for photos at the Tower of London before taking a cruise along the Thames River. Sparkling wine, cream tea, and scones at Harrods complete the experience.
  • Half-day tour of London with Thames River cruise and cream tea at Harrods
  • Travel the city in style by vintage double-decker bus
  • Take in top London attractions such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament
  • Stop for photos outside the Tower of London
  • Cruise along the Thames River
  • Cream tea with scones at Harrods
Panoramic tour of London by 1960's Vintage bus
Thames River cruise
Cream Tea (scones, clotted cream and jam)
Local guide
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, UK
Step aboard your vintage double-decker bus in central London, and have your camera ready as you start your bus, river, and afternoon tea tour in England’s history-steeped capital.

From the comfort of your bus, gaze out at top London attractions such as Nelson's Column, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament, and learn the stories and secrets of the landmarks courtesy of the onboard commentary.

Head for the Thames River, and stop for photos at the Tower of London. Hear how this famous fortress has a dark history as a place of imprisonment, mystery, and execution. Learn how it houses the priceless Crown Jewels, and glimpse the colorfully dressed Beefeater guards who patrol it.

Stroll along the riverside and board a Thames River sightseeing boat for your cruise to Westminster. Find a spot on deck or inside the comfortable saloon, and listen to the audio commentary to learn about the passing sights. Drift past Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and beneath London Bridge, and soak up stellar views of the iconic London Eye observation wheel.

Return to land, and finish with a drop-off at Harrods. Enjoy an afternoon cream tea at Harrods with scones paired with a glass of sparkling wine. Savor traditional British scones served with clotted cream and jam, and sip a cup of tea, too.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Tower of London
Take a photo stop before taking a river cruise
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Buckingham Palace
Photo stop outside Buckingham Palace
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Piccadilly Circus
See the famous statue of Eros
Pass By:  
Trafalgar Square
See the famous lions and Nelson's column
Pass By:  
Houses of Parliament
Drive through the Parliament Square
Pass By:  
Big Ben
See the famous clock tower - Big Ben!
Stop At:  
Thames River
Enjoy the leisurely cruise on the Thames
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
London Eye
Take a quick photo stop here
Stop At:  
Premium Tours - London Tours
Enjoy the tour with Premium Tours
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Harrods
.Sit and relax at the end of the tour. Enjoy the cream tea.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: this is an open top bus tour, please be prepared for the possibility of rain. On rare occasions the open top bus may be changed to a closed top bus.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Premium Tours

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  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by London Vintage Bus Tour with Cream Tea at Harrods.

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  • "A real treat for people who don’t live in the uk" See review

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star-5
Best day out in London
Lindylooboo
, Nov 2019
The best day out from start to finish - Met at Victoria Coach Station by courier Lisa. Boarded the open top London bus and off we went. Lisa gave running commentary of places of interest and we had a Christmas sing song... lovely. Had a quick photo stop at Buckingham Palace then on to Tower Hill to board our cruise boat after an extensive tour of London. Boat was stunning another courier gave us perfect running commentary of the river. Then a super coach met us to take us for cream tea at Harrods which was very nice. Everything on this trip was perfectly coordinated and very good value. Compliments to the staff - 5+ stars 🌟🌟🌟
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Very disappointed
estelleabrahams
, Jul 2019
Whilst I completely understand that the heavy traffic we encountered in the morning, which meant we missed part of the tour was not your fault, I do no understand why, when we re boarded the coach around 4pm to be taken to Harrods for the cream tea, no one had checked ahead to see if the demos around London had cleared. Nothing was said and we were taken to the exact same place we'd been held up in the morning. The Guides were unhelpful, uninformative and finally, at almost 5 pm, the time we should have been at the tea, we were told we could get off and try and make our own way to Harrods. We weren't advised as to whether Harrods would still accept us as was now going to be very late. My group were unable to get to the tea. I have a disability and would never have got there in time In any case we had further plans booked for 8 pm in the City. I was very very disappointed especially as this day out was for a very special occasion and was a surprise treat for my sister, who was part of the group. I only booked it because it included the Harrods tea. We've all been on the bus and river tours before and we are Londoners, so the Harrods part of trip was why I booked
star-4
What an experience
Trek54352009562
, May 2019
Our tour started on time, and we took off. The guide was wonderful, and, although we did not go the normal route, because of the marchers, it was most enjoyable. The bus was super, and we had time at the Tower of London to walk about. The boat ride was amazing. The guide really knew his stuff, and all went well. The tea at Harrods was a bit of a let down, as they did not fuss about us, but it was just before easter, and the crowd was big there. The waiters were run off their feet. I would have liked a bit of a History of the shop - but perhaps that was asking a bit much especially with the crowd. All in all, a very worthwhile experience.
star-5
Brilliant from start to finish
Dream10536815419
, Apr 2019
Sinead and Cameron were excellent Very informative tea followed off with a gorgeous cream tea will definitely do again
star-3
Would of been good.
Susan F
, Mar 2019
The peoples march was on that day, so there was a number of places the bus couldnt go. Was told we would stop at St Pauls, never happened because of traffic. Didnt get the cream tea as badly delayed due to road closures and one of the group had a booked train that she would of missed if we had stayed on the coach for Harrods. It would have been a nice day but completely spoiled.
star-2
Web site sucks
Trail37898314440
, Oct 2018
Web site is not user friendly, good for tech type people but be careful that it bounces back.. uggI was trying to do Jan 2019 and it booked Oct 2018 what gives
star-5
Brilliant day
lsb522018
, Oct 2018
Very well organised trip. The open topped bus courier, Dominic, was really good and interesting. My Grandchild felt they learnt a lot and adults enjoyed the banter, with plenty of laughs on the way. The travel from bus to boat and boat to Harrods was very well organised. Harrods Cream Tea was the icing on the cake. Everything went smoothly and was enjoyed by the whole family. Have recommended to friends and we will do other trips in future.
star-5
Fun Afternoon in London
Steve V
, Sep 2018
A good quick way to get an overview tour of London. Our guide was friendly and entertaining. Same with the guide on the Thames cruise. My only complaint would be with other passengers rushing and pushing to be first all the time. Hey, the bus isn't leaving any sooner.
star-3
Too much traffic
RickF4617
, Jul 2018
Our guide was informative, witty and interesting. But the roads are so crowded, the bus crawls from spot to spot and the fumes from all the surrounding cars are unpleasant. It would have been easier (and just as fast) to walk around with a good map of sites to see. The boat cruise was the highlight. We skipped the tea at Harrod's.
star-5
Vintage bus tour
Adrienne A
, Jun 2018
Great overview of London , great to visit Harrods for the iconic afternoon tea a. A real treat for people who don’t live in the uk

Product code: 2452HARRODSTEA

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