Heathrow Layover Sightseeing Tours - London Taxi Black Cab With Tour Guide

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  • Day Trip
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  • Private Tour
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  • 8 hr

This tour allows you to truly experience as much of London as possible during a layover - fully narrated by experienced guides in taxis. The tour guides are highly experienced and qualified. All guides are official London Black Cab Drivers (London Taxis) and qualified London Tour Guides. The knowledge behind our expertise comes from education and research, so all the information you are given is academically factual. The tours are carried out in London Black Cabs, of which are partitioned, comfortable and traditional. Whilst the tours are based on a template platform, we do provide customisable features of the tour - of which can be discussed prior to the tour. Our tours are built upon experience, yet are bespoke to the guest. The tours covers a myriad of British and London History, ranging from the Romans to Anglo-Saxons, Medieval to Early Modern, and to modern. This tour provides sightseeing to all the landmarks with a great deal of fascinating and amazing history.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: London History Taxi Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tower of London

Tower of London and sights / history of Tower Hill, including history from Roman Londinium to the modern era.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London

The Monument to the Great Fire of London, discussing the fire of 1666 and the devasting impact on medieval/Tudor London

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The famous Shakespeare's Globe in Southwark, and history on Southwark - Roman, Medieval, Early Modern to Modern

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: City of London

Within the City of London (The Mile Square), visitors will see various sights and locations of London's old history. Including: - The Cockney Londoner, what makes one? - Medieval and Early Modern London, the who, the what and the where? - Executions and celebrations - Colonial England, the first ventures and adventures - William Shakespeare - Elizabeth I and the defeat of the Spanish Armada - A separate city???

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden

The famous Covent Garden market, established in the seventeenth century, reflecting the beauty of Early Modern England and buzzing London

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Piccadilly Circus

The Heartland of Westend London, the iconic, Piccadilly Circus

Stop At: Trafalgar Square

See all the sites in and surrounding the centre of London, Trafalgar Square, consisting of Lord Horatio Nelson's Column (Nelson's Column), The National Gallery, King Charles I and much more!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mayfair

The wonderful, extravagant Mayfair of London's Westend. Also, within , Little America, the area rich with Anglo-American history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Marble Arch

Marble Arch, to the north of Park Lane, the former entrance to Buckingham Palace. Furthermore, Tyburn, the site of the infamous former execution site.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Hyde Park Corner

Hyde Park Corner, Aspley House, history of the Duke of Wellington and more

Stop At: Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria and more

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Park

St James Park and the former rear grounds of Whitehall Palace

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Whitehall, the site of the former Whitehall Palace, the official residence of the Monarch throughout most of the Tudor and Stuart periods. The Horseguards Banqueting House Downing Street

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben

Big Ben, the famous bell/clock tower of the Houses of Parliament

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament, the famous home of British Government, also known as the Palace of Westminster Discussion of the monarchy, the English Civil War, the history of parliament and more!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, the Collegiate Church of St Peter Learn all about the history of London, the competition between two cities, the settlement and disruption of the monarchy, the church, the Reformation, coronations and much more!

Duration: 15 minutes
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