Experience London with these awesome tours
Whether you are visiting London for the first time, have been several times before or just want to get to know more about your home city, there’s definitely no shortage of things to do. When it comes to excursions and tours, London has so many options that you could easily spend months doing them all. Whether you want to see the big sights as you visit the UK capital for the first time or simply want something to do at the weekend, here’s a round-up of the best tours on offer.
Open-top bus tours
If you’re enjoying a flying visit to London and want to see as much as possible of the big city without spending too much time, an open-top bus tour will be the ideal option for you. There are several different bus tours to choose from with various routes, and each one has the open top so that you can enjoy the fresh air – or sit downstairs and watch through the window if it’s raining. You’ll be able to see all the big landmarks like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Big Ben from the comfort of your seat.
Tower of London beefeater tour
This tour is great for anybody who’s interested in learning more about the historical landmarks in the city of London. With an experienced Beefeater guide, you’ll get to see the Tower of London itself and all the amazing things inside of it. You will learn more about the grisly, gruesome history of the tower over the centuries, including from when it was used as a prison. Today, you can see the famous, dazzling Crown Jewels, the iconic White Tower itself and the Mint at the Tower, which is very interesting to learn about.
London by night tour
Exploring London by night is a fantastic way to get a different view of the city, plus it’s a great option if you want to beat the crowds, as most tourists won’t be out at this time and even though London is always awake, most people will have gone home. The London By Night tour is a great way to see the city illuminated and you’ll get a unique view of sights like Marble Arch, Hyde Park, Parliament Square and Oxford Street.
City cruises sightseeing tours
The River Thames is a huge part of London, and a city cruise sightseeing tour allows you to make the most of the River that flow through the city. Sit back and relax as you cruise along and see the amazing sights of Big Ben and the London Eye from the water, plus more. You’ll also have a tour guide along the way you’ll explain the different landmarks to you as you pass. There’s a range of different tour options to choose from, whether you just want a basic cruise experience or want to go all out on a private tour complete with dinner and a drink.
Warner Bros studio tour
If you’d rather get out of the city, Warner Bros. studio is a fantastic option. Here, you can learn all about the making of the world-famous Harry Potter films and the number of things you can do on the Harry Potter studios London tour makes it a brilliant option for families who want to do something a little different. You can explore the sets and go behind-the-scenes to find out about how the special effects were done, before taking a closer look at the costumes and props and catching the Hogwarts Express.
Whether you’re a tourist to London or live in or close to the city, there’s always something new to do.
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