Take a Trip Around London with Expert Tour Companies, Discover Hidden Gems

If you are spending time in a new city, guided tours and excursions are a great way familiarize yourself with the area, as well as see some of the great sights. Tours can vary from regular walking tours to helicopter or boat tours, depending on the location. If London is where you will be heading, then roll up roll up, and sign up to these top ten tours in and around London. They will take you by the hand and help you really discover the city and its surrounds. If you like books and literature, then perhaps you'll want to walk around Baker St and Marylebone, and find out all about Sherlock Holmes. If you prefer to be tantalized and just a little bit scared, then the London ghost walks could be for you, plenty of blood, gore and mystery weaves its way through the stories. If walking is not for you, you might prefer to sit back, and relax on the top of a traditional London bus, or with a bit more money, fly high up above the city in a helicopter

But London might already be known to you so you could head south to Brighton for a glorious day out in the sunniest spot in the UK. Complete with a pavilion built for a former Prince George, a beach, plenty of shops, restaurants, clubs and cinemas and all the fun of the fair.



This company was the first to offer walking tours around London, and they're still one of the most popular, thanks to a list of 200 customized walks. Treasure hunts, lectures, Explorer Days out of town, and tours in various languages are...  Read More



At dusk, meet your guide at the Bank tube station to tour through London's spookiest courtyards and alleyways. Host Richard Jones is an accomplished magician with a vast knowledge of the supernatural and of London history. He has guided more...  Read More



Golden Tours offer the broadest variety of tours and is sure to offer something in an available time frame that covers the sights and attractions you want to see. Day tours include The Total London Experience and Historic and Modern London, not...  Read More

Evan Evans Tours


Evan Evans Tours was formed in 1930 and has since become known as Britain's premier provider of luxury tours, and claims to be the oldest. Tours take place in plush, air-conditioned coaches and feature professional guides. The diverse array of...  Read More



See London from a unique vantage point - high in the sky. This helicopter tour grants views of the historic Thames and London's dramatic skyline from a windowed seat in a helicopter and lets you take in more square miles than any land-bound...  Read More

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Premium Tours


For an excursion with a taste of luxury, this company offers tours with plenty of time for lunch at some of the most popular locations which even includes the Eiffel Tower. See Stonehenge, Dover Castle, Leeds Castle; even take a Paris day trip...  Read More



Imagine the fun of being transported all over London in a 1964 classic Mini-Cooper! Step back in time to when Twiggy was the "It-Girl" of the London fashion scene, Beatlemania was taking over the world and a little known rock-and-roll band...  Read More



Built in the Eighteenth Century as a pleasure palace for the Prince Regent, George IV, the Brighton Pavillion makes a great focus for a family day out from London. Its elegant onion domes and carved exterior cuts a breathtaking dash in the...  Read More



Located in the heart of the Marylebone neighbourhood is Baker Street. The street is perhaps most famous for its association with Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and in this area, you can go on historical tours of some...  Read More



The traditional way to see all of London's top attractions, these open-topped buses offer interesting commentary and plenty of opportunity to jump on and off when you reach an attraction that interests you. You can complete the tour in less than...  Read More


Meet Emma Wallis

London gives Emma a warm fuzzy feeling every time she gets back to her home city. As a writer and broadcaster she travels extensively round Europe and the world, but is always happy to return to...  More About Emma