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Your Guide for Visiting London
London is an iconic destination with roots going back 4,500+ years, yet much of what you see today started under William the Conqueror in the 11th century. This historic city has countless attractions that are must-visit locations such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, the Shard, Borough Market, Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and much more.
Just a couple hours from London you’ll find Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and the city of Bath. All of these are breathtaking sites that connect you with our ancestors from the Bronze Era to ancient Romans to the current English monarchy.
Some destinations can be explored on your own but with a local guide and expert, they will become experiences you will remember for years to come. Below are some articles to help you understand how to make the most of your trip from where to stay in the city (it’s huge) to what to do and where to eat. Then you can start reserving tours and activities that will elevate your trip and add much-needed structure.
Top London Tours
Here are our top-rated tours of London that clients love. Whether you want to stay in the city or head out for a day trip or two, these tours will make your vacation to London worthwhile.
The Tower of London
Find the exclusive experience that’s perfect for you at the Tower of London. Explore this fortress with a River Thames boat ride first, or choose the early entry option that lets you see the Beefeaters open the gates! Want more? How about a private meet and greet with a Beefeater before your tour? Book now!
Stonehenge, Windsor & Bath Day Trip
Taking a day trip to the countryside is a great idea in London. So many incredible attractions nearby! Windsor Castle has a millennia-long legacy that allows you to get up close and personal to the royals. Stonehenge trumps that with almost 5,000 years of history!
Latest London Articles
What You Should Know About King Charles III’s Coronation
Either you’ve been living under a rock or you know that King Charles will be the first British monarch crowned since 1953. This historic occasion will be filled with pomp and circumstance, but what should you know and how can you experience it? Find out all about King Charles’ coronation below, including how to get…
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Top 10 Things To See at Kensington Palace in London in 2023
Heading to London and not sure whether to visit Kensington Palace or what to see there? The answer is yes! The palace has been home to members of the royal family for 300 years. It’s full of history and a definite must-see. To make sure you don’t miss the highlights, I’ve listed the top things…
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The 10 Best Restaurants near Kensington Palace in 2023
If you visit Kensington Palace and get hungry, stay in the area. Kensington in West London is a historic neighborhood with important sites, culture, and excellent food. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite restaurants near Kensington Palace, so you can enjoy the food scene in this great part of London. Pro Tip: Planning what…
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How to Spend New Year’s Eve in London in 2023
Whether you’re coming for a romantic getaway or a family adventure, spending New Year’s Eve in London to celebrate the New Year is a fantastic idea. London offers even more entertaining activities during the holidays, from ice skating and Christmas markets to city tours and elegant dinners. Read on to discover the unmissable experiences that…
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Top 9 Things Not To Miss at Buckingham Palace in London in 2023
Heading to London and want to know why Buckingham Palace is a mega-monument? It is the epicenter of the royal family in London and full of history. That’s why I created this article on the top things to see at Buckingham Palace in London. Pro Tip: Planning what to do on your trip to London? Bookmark…
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The Best Tours of Windsor Castle in 2023 and Why
If you’re heading to London and love all things royal family, then a tour of Windsor Castle is a must. This ancient castle sits outside of London, so you’ll need to plan ahead. Find out what the best tours of Windsor Castle are and what other attractions you can see too! Pro Tip: Planning what to…
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Are Tours in London Worth It?
Planning to visit London and want to know if city sightseeing tours are worth it for you? In this article, we’ll go over the different ways you can explore London, what to expect from guided tours, and their benefits. That way, you can decide if London tours are worth it for you and which ones…
The Best Stonehenge Tours To Take in 2023 and Why
Whether it’s your first or third time to London, if you haven’t made the trek out to Stonehenge, it’s time to fix that. Booking one of the best Stonehenge tours is the perfect way to see these fascinating rocks up close without having to worry about how to get there. Plus, tours of Stonehenge from…
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The 4 Best Tours of the Tower of London To Take in 2023 and Why
You’ve heard of the Tower of London as the fateful prison of famous people like Sir Walter Raleigh and Anne Boleyn, but did you know there are 18 acres and multiple buildings to explore here? Visiting the Tower of London takes time and can be underwhelming if you’re unsure what you’re looking at. A guided…
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The 11 Best London Tours To Take in 2023 and Why
London is one of Europe’s oldest cities, which means there is a lot to explore in and near the city. It can be difficult to decide just which tours you want to book. From Stonehenge day trips and Harry Potter tours to walking tours of London’s top attractions, here are the best London tours to…
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The Best Westminster Abbey Tours To Take in 2023 and Why
You’ve seen Westminster Abbey on TV for famous weddings, funerals, and other ceremonies, but have you ever visited? The long lines can make for a slow and crowded visit, so booking a guided tour with skip-the-line access is a good idea. Here are some of the best Westminster Abbey tours you can take in London.…
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Rembrandt’s Most Famous Works of Art and Where to Find Them
Want to see Rembrandt’s incredible art for yourself but unsure which paintings to see or where to find them? We’ve you covered. Here are Rembrandt’s most famous artworks and where to go to see them. Hint: head to the Rijksmuseum! Pro Tip: Planning to see Rembrandt’s artwork at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam? Bookmark this post in…
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