The tube made it very easy to get around due to a Rick Steves sponsored Oyster card. Read all about to find out how it set our events apart - Speed dating but not too speedy. Tom Hooper, our guide was outstanding with his knowledge of the city and suggestions for restaurants, etc. We almost missed them because the line looked really long, but the long line was the one for the doll houses. I enjoyed the pace of the tour and the free time to enjoy places that weren't included on the tour. The hotel had lots of character and the location was close to the Green Park Tube stop which joins several of the best Tube lines.
Paul's This morning we'll head out early to witness the opening ceremony at the medieval Tower of London. Riding the subways and not getting lost. Today, it's a cosy pub with dark wood interiors, spread across two floors. He did bring every painting to life! Jamie was an outstanding guide! This will help you to keep track of the singles that you would like to meet again and perhaps go on a date with. See our for more Frequently Asked Questions. If it wasn't included, our guide Jamie provided all the info we needed to see it on our free time.
I would, however, like to make 2 recommendations. Had we traveled on our own, we would have missed the East End fun. Below are a few key points. The local guides were knowledable as well and seemed to enjoy their job. Thank you for ringing us into the new year! Simply amazing the history that surrounds the area! Even though some of those cars were filled to the max, everyone was polite and friendly. Knowledgeable, always on time, funny, entertaining.
And seeing the Queen watching with us. Our guide Tom dazzled us with facts everywhere we went. I enjoyed the meals and hotel, especially the proximity to the tube. Educational, fun and free dating — save your money for the gift shop! Having the guide teach us how to use the tube was invaluable, and helped us become more independent quickly. I received wonderful assistance every time I called with a question. There was an issue with the hotel not wanting to honor a written agreement to get the additional night for a certain rate and then stay in the room the rest of the week. We were able to walk to so many restaurants and different parts of the city.
Green Gym Workout Going on a date with a addict? Lots of food stops with 3 teens!! Beyond is a neat, walled garden for sweet summer sipping. The Windsor audio tour is very shallow. When : 1000-1800 Interesting for both aesthetes and laymen, the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea specialises in exhibiting the contemporary artworks of young, lesser well known artists and famous international names. Unfortunately, London can be expensive, and an afternoon out can quickly turn into an afternoon of and spending your evening looking at the dent in your wallet. Be prepared but you see so much and there is free time to see other things as well! And of course, it was fun to have gone to Windsor before the royal wedding so we recognized places. Gluten-free meals were readily available.
I was hoping to have time to go there on my own, but never had the chance. Join us for the Best of London in 7 Days! If you want to meet actual English people and partake of a lot of English food then this is not it. Well done, Gillian, and Rick Steves! As a first trip it and the books have prepared my family and I to travel there again in the future. Early on, she commented negatively on President Trump and about Melania's questionable absence in the press, which was taking place at that time. Things I would change would be to eliminate the afternoon tea and rethink the hotel. I enjoyed all of the associated tour guides: our food tour guide, Shakespeare's theater guide and St. More free time than most of our tours, but we made good use of our tube card and got around the city a lot.
Really made the place come alive. Overall the tour was great. Roy Nicolls was amazing at every turn of our experiences in London. We were a little concerned about the amount of walking, but that proved to be no problem. Several close seconds would be the St. They are all smoke free and most serve good food now. This was an even better trip and experience.
Not part of the itinerary but only an hour later. What a fantastic site, if you have a chance try and visit. Picnic in the park Any park Various locations It might seem like a distant memory right now, but there is actually sunshine occasionally in this city. We also appreciated the walking tour of East London, Windsor and the Churchill War Rooms that several in our group visited together. I thought the trip was a great value.
The double decker bus tour was lovely. Also, enjoyed the food tour. Wallace Collection One of London's best small galleries, hidden away just north of Oxford Street, the is an enthralling glimpse into 18th-century aristocratic life, set up in a lavishly restored Italianate mansion stuffed with 17th and 18th century art. Just the right sampling of what London is famous for, while inspiring me to return on my own to see more. Indoors is a plush, wood-clad den with live jazz the backdrop to you putting on the moves.
Overall rating: rating 5 of 5 Our guide Gillian was exceptional, very knowledgeable and easy to get to know. We had an excellent tour guide, always well prepared, available during the tour and made himself available at each of our breakfast. Shepherd Market is close and full of a variety of restaurants to enjoy. It was great to have the loaded Oyster card and being empowered to go anywhere we wanted. The local guides were also amazing and that was no surprise.