London on the Hop Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

316609


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers.
Certain choices can work with younger children of 8 years old minimum, such as the Cutty Sark Tea Clipper.

Friendly: No.
Depending upon the chosen tour, it could be wheelchair friendly. As all of these are only 2 hour tours, we would be meeting at a specified place and therefore the problems of wheelchair use would be minimised. However, the walking tours would be at a faster pace.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (conversational)

Are you on a quick visit or been here before or lacking the energy for a long tour?


Are you on a quick visit or have been here before or just lacking the energy for a long tour?

Then this is the tour for you!

Pick one site that you have been wishing to see or one area to learn about while strolling through London. This will be a two hour tour which can be fitted in between shopping sprees or moving on to another City of interest.
Suggested sites would be:
The Tower of London
Westminster Abbey
Kensington Palace
The Cutty Sark Tea Clipper
The British Museum
The Royal Observatory
St. Paul's Cathedral
The National Gallery

Suggested walk abouts would be:
Royal-Political Westminster
The 'City' of London Roman to modern financial area
Royal Greenwich
Notting Hill film locations

Or surprise me with an idea of your own!

This tour could be extended to a 4 hour tour, including two sites or one site and one walk or two walks. We can work out what suits you best.

Itinerary

We will meet at the closest tube station to the venue chosen and the tour will end at the same tube station if a chosen venue. If it is a walk, it would start at the closest tube station. It could be a linear walk, so the ending of the walk would be the nearest tube station to the end of the walk

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If Westminster Abbey--at the West Front.
And so on according to the choice of the traveller.
A walk around 'the City' of London will start at St. Paul's tube station.
And so on according to the walk chosen

End location: The traveller will be directed to the nearest tube station to the end of the walking tour or site tour.
For example, if choosing to visit St. Paul's Cathedral, the end point might be at St. Paul's tube station.

Duration: 2 hours

As this will be a 2 hour visit or walk, it can be started at any time to fit in with your itinerary.

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

Other: The services of a well-trained Blue Badge qualified guide who can guide to the site involved as well as offering advice concerning further excursions and opportunities in London

Estimated Local Cash Needed

7 pounds sterling - You will need to pay for local transport--usually £6.60 per day.
There could be an entry charge depending upon the choice of visiting a site. If you have chosen a site which entails payment, it is about £20. Some sites are free, such as the British Museum, the National Gallery.

What’s Extra

Other: Transport costs.
Some entry charges, such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Kensington Palace, the Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory set their prices at approximately £20, but have reductions for over 60s and children.

Restrictions

I guide using public transport and/or on foot. I can arrange private transport if required.

A Recent Review of this tour

Dianne guided us around the British Museum. We had a very informative and enjoyable afternoon. Dianne is knowledgeable and provided us a great introduction to this venerable institution.
Eileen Eads

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Private tour guide Dianne

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