Activities & Excursions

The following optional excursions are only examples for this vacation. These may or may not be offered and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some prices are provided in a foreign currency; use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

London Excursions
Kensington Palace (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £15.00 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 2 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on the days listed.

Generations of royal women have shaped this stylish palace and elegant gardens from Queen Mary to Victoria, and more recently Princess Diana who made Kensington Palace her home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. Most recently, Prince William and Princess Kate confirmed that Kensington Palace would become their London home. The splendid State Apartments and Court Dress Collection are on view to the public as well as special exhibitions.

Transfers from/to hotel are not included. Kensington Palace opening times are: March - October from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (last admission at 5:00 pm), and November to February, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admission at 4:00 pm).

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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England in One Day — starting at £88.00 GBP

Duration: 12.5 Hours

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First head directly to Stonehenge, the most popular prehistoric monument in the world. Marvel at the huge 40 ton Sarsens and the volcanic blue stones that were brought from Preseli mountains over 280 miles away. Discover the mysteries that surround the slaughter stone and see the numerous earth barrows where the Beaker people lie buried. Continue over Salisbury Plain to Bath, a World Heritage Site, with its Roman heritage and beautiful Georgian crescents and terraces. Time to shop and explore before driving through the Cotswolds to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer in the English language, and home to the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. Your visit includes an exclusive visit to Shakespeare's birthplace before we enjoy Champagne and Strawberry scones, served in his picturesque garden.

Transportation provided throughout; operated by Premium Tours Ltd. No lunch included. Some walking involved. Scones are only served from April to October. Entrance to the Roman Baths is not included.

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London Full Day Private Guided Tour — starting at £310.00 GBP per group
Group Excursion for up to 7 passengers

Duration: 8 Hours

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Whether it is your first visit or if you have visited before a private tour with a professional fully qualified guide is the ideal way to discover London. See the sites that really interest you at a pace that suits you - after all it is your tour! Travel like a Londoner on the public transport system whether it be on the bus, the Underground, in a famous black cab or even by boat on the River Thames. Visit the famous sites, go shopping, take a break in a cafe or pub - the choice is yours! Alternatively take a trip outside of London to visit some of England's historic castles, famous palaces and spectacular countryside.

Note: Any entrance fees and travel expenses for travellers and guide must be paid by the traveller and are not included in the price. This guided tour is priced for up to 7 people. Meet your local guide at the hotel. Transportation is not included in the price.

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London Zoo (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £26.00 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 4 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM on the days listed.

Set in leafy Regent's Park, London Zoo is the perfect day out for the whole family. Visit the exhibit 'Into Africa' where you will come eye to eye with some of Africa's most unusual animals including giraffes, zebras and African hunting dogs.You can 'Meet the Monkeys'; an exciting monkey walk-through experience, or enter Butterfly Paradise, where you'll have the chance to enjoy the beauty of butterflies as they fly around you.

Transfers to / from the hotel are not included.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Dinner & Theater - Mamma Mia — starting at £75.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre is located on Aldwych and the restaurant (PJ'S Grill) is within a short walking distance.

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Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £15.90 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 1.5 hours

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The Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms are dedicated to the life of the 'greatest Briton', Sir Winston Churchill, and the secret underground headquarters that were the nerve centre of Britain's war effort. The first London museum of its kind, the Churchill Museum covers all ninety years of Winston Churchill's life, divided into five chapters: his early year's as British Prime Minister starting May 1940; his later years; his childhood; his early political career and the period famously known as the 'Gathering Storm'.

Transfers to / from the hotel are not included

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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The London Eye - Standard (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £19.10 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 1 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM on the days listed.

The London Eye offers breathtaking views of London from high above the River Thames. See Big Ben towering above the Houses of Parliament, follow St. James Park as it sweeps down to Buckingham Palace. Is the Queen at home? You'll spot the flag flying if she is. A flight on the London Eye lasts for approximately 30 minutes, the time it takes for the London Eye to revolve completely. Relax in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules and enjoy the London skyline at your leisure.

Standard Flights are 30 minutes and are available daily from 10:00am to 9:00pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. Excursion not available in Janurary & February.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Dinner & Theater - Les Miserables — starting at £79.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre is located close to Piccadilly Circus and the restaurant (Prezzo Haymarket) is within a short walking distance.

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London Half Day Private Guided Tour — starting at £195.00 GBP per group
Group Excursion for up to 7 passengers

Duration: 4 Hours

Time: This excursion is available between 12:00 AM and 12:00 AM on the days listed.

Whether it is your first visit or if you have visited before a private tour with a professional fully qualified guide is the ideal way to discover London. See the sites that really interest you at a pace that suits you - after all it is your tour! Travel like a Londoner on the public transport system whether it be on the bus, the Underground, in a famous black cab or even by boat on the River Thames. Visit the famous sites, go shopping, take a break in a cafe or pub - the choice is yours!

Note: Any entrance fees and travel expenses for travellers and guide must be paid for by the traveller and are not included in the price. This guided tour is priced for up to 7 people. Meet your local guide at the hotel. Transportation is not included in the price.

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The London Dungeon (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £20.50 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 2 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on the days listed.

Delve into the blood-curdling parts of history that your teachers never taught you - learn the torturous methods used by unscrupulous characters to the grisly details of our most prolific killers. In the dark and dingy underbelly of the capital the London Dungeon dwells; waiting to scare the life out of you and any willing visitors brave enough to cross the threshold. Confront your fears, face your worst nightmares and uncover the gory truth behind some of history's most horrific events! The Dungeon offers visitors a thrill like no other attraction.

The Dungeon is not suitable for people with nervous disposition or very young children. Parts of the London Dungeon are not recommended for pregnant women or people with heart conditions. Some areas have strobe lighting. Due to the nature of the attraction, some floor surfaces are uneven. The Boat Ride is not wheelchair accessible. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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River Cruise Experience (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £13.30 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 0.75 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:45 AM and 6:45 PM on the days listed.

Take a London Eye River Cruise and see London from a different perspective. Enjoy a unique 40 minute circular sightseeing cruise on the River Thames with fascinating live commentary that brings the city to life, presented by specialist guides. Highlights include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

Selection of times available: 10.45am***, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 1.45pm, 2.45pm, 3.45pm, 4.45pm, 5.45pm***, and 6.45pm***. ***These cruise times are available April to October only. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Dinner & Theater - Phantom of the Opera — starting at £75.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre and restaurant (Prezzo Haymarket) are within a short walking distance of each other; near Piccadilly Circus.

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £13.50 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 3 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 9:00 AM and 11:30 AM on the days listed.

Explore the remarkable story of the Globe theatre, which brings Shakespeare's world to life. As a visitor to the exhibition you'll discover how shows were produced in the theatres during Shakespeare's time, from writing and rehearsals to music, dance and performance. Then enjoy a guided tour of the theatre where guide-storytellers take you on a fascinating half-hour tour of the auditorium and on a journey through time to Elizabethan London.

Tours available every half hour on the hour and half hour, between 9:00 and 12:30 (9:00 - 11:30 on Sundays). Transfers to/from hotel are not included.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Dinner & Theater - Wicked — starting at £75.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre and restaurant (Old Masters at the Rubens) are within a short walking distance of each other; near Victoria station.

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Luxury Paris Day Trip (Standard) — starting at £245.00 GBP

Duration: 15.5 Hours

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Meet your guide for the day who will escort you on the Eurostar to Paris travelling at speeds of up to 186 mph and arriving in just 2 hours and 15 minutes. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, taking in the major sites including the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees before arriving at the magnificent Eiffel Tower. Fast track entry to your reserved seats in Altitude 58 restaurant to enjoy a glass of champagne and a fabulous meal with sensational views across Paris. In the afternoon, take a cruise on the River Seine, enjoying spectacular views of Notre Dame, before free time is available at the Louvre when you have the option of an inside visit to see the world famous Mona Lisa (not on Tuesdays as the Louvre is closed). In the early evening, travel back to Gard du Nord for the Eurostar back to London.

No transfers to/from hotel included. Guests must make their own way to St Pancras station, to check-in for 06:00am at the very latest. No meals included on the Eurostar. Lunch on the Eiffel Tower included. The Louvre is an optional which can be booked with your Paris Guide. Please note that on Tuesdays, the Louvre optional is not available as the museum is closed. Tour operated by Premium Tours Ltd.

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Private Tour of the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studios — starting at £59.00 GBP

Duration: 5.25 Hours

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As other groups leave, we enter the Warner Bros studios to begin our private tour. This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props. It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so hugely popular all over the world. Learn even more with behind-the-scenes secrets with a private, extended session in the Great Hall with a Studio Tour expert. Then try frothy Butterbeer in the shadow of iconic sets such as the Knight Bus and Privet Drive.

Operated by Premium Tours. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. Guests will need to join the excursion at Victoria Coach Station (half an hour prior to departure time at the latest). The tour will also end at Victoria Coach Station and guests must make their own way back to their hotels. ***Please double check the operating time with your Local Host, as timings sometimes have to be postponed or brought forward by a couple of hours.

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Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath — starting at £65.00 GBP

Duration: 12.5 Hours

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The most famous prehistoric monument in the world, and now a world heritage site, Stonehenge stands alone in the vast empty tract of Salisbury plain. Its origins date back nearly 5,000 years and it has been home to pagan religion and spiritual worship, not to mention public debate ever since. What was this vast collection of stones intended for? Was it observatory of the moon, a temple to the sun, or an elaborate cemetery? Who were the people who carried and carved these 40 ton rocks? Come and unlock the secrets for yourself and marvel at this remarkable and mysterious feat of ancient engineering and design. Fast track entrance to the site is included in the price - your guide will walk you right to the front of the line! And we're in no hurry - there will be plenty of time to explore the site, take photos and buy souvenirs before rejoining the coach and heading off to Bath where we will arrive in time for lunch (not included). With fabulous restaurants, tea houses, sandwich and coffee shops, not to mention all the classic British pubs, you will be spoilt for choice of places to eat. Bath is a beautiful Georgian city with delightful crescents, terraces and architecture. Following our scenic drive into the heart of the city, there will be plenty of time to explore at your leisure. Your ticket includes entrance to the Roman Baths that were built nearly 2,000 years ago. Built on Britain's only natural hot water spring lies the magnificent Roman public bath complex and Roman temple. At the heart of the World Heritage Site you can walk around the steaming pool on the Roman stone paving and admire the ancient Roman statues and architecture. See also Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge overlooking the river Avon cascading over the weir. Then there is the Jane Austen Centre and the elegant Assembly Rooms built in 1771. And you can shop, explore and take afternoon tea in the Pump Rooms while listening to the live classical music. With so much to see and do you will be glad that you have so much free time, and then, before the rush hour traffic begins, we head back to London at a sensible time.

Transportation provided throughout; operated by Premium Tours Ltd. No lunch included. Some walking involved. Entrance to the Roman Baths included.

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Dinner & Theater - 39 Steps — starting at £49.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

Transfers to / from the hotel not included. The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. The theatre is located in Piccadilly Circus and the restaurant (Planet Hollywood) is within a short walking distance.

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Classic Rock and Beatles Tour — starting at £32.50 GBP

Duration: 3.25 Hours

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Your afternoon tour covers some of the London's rock landmarks - for Beatles fans there's Brian Epstein's flat, Ringo's Kings Road apartment, John and Yoko's first home, Paul's current London home, the studio where the St Pepper's cover was shot, Apple Office and boutique, EMI, Mason's Yard, where the 'Mop Tops' played their last ever live gig and lots more other Beatle and related landmarks. And, yes, you do get to walk across that famed Abbey Road crossing! The tour also covers where Geldoff conceived Band Aid and Live Aid, where and how the Sex Pistols was formed, the Clash's neighbourhood, also home to Bob Marley. There are heaps of sites to please Pink Floyd fans. You'll pass the homes of Freddie Mercury, Bowie, Bolan, Jimmy Page, Macca, Clapton, Van Morrison, to name a few and see where Jimi Hendrix died. For Stones fans there's the legendary Edith Grove apartment, various Jagger's houses, the 'Sticky Fingers' restaurant. All this plus studios, record company offices, gig sites, album cover locations and story after story from your informed guide.

Transfers to / from hotel not included. Guests must make their own way to the joining point which is the Original Tour Visitor Centre, 17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square. Guests must arrive 15mn prior to departure time.

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The London Eye - Fast-Track (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £29.10 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 1 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM on the days listed.

The London Eye offers breathtaking views of London from high above the River Thames. See Big Ben towering above the Houses of Parliament, follow St. James Park as it sweeps down to Buckingham Palace. Is the Queen at home? You'll spot the flag flying if she is. A flight on the London Eye lasts for approximately 30 minutes, the time it takes for the London Eye to revolve completely. Relax in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules and enjoy the London skyline at your leisure. At weekends, during Bank Holidays and during school holidays the London Eye is at its most popular. Fast Track tickets for the London Eye allow you to skip the queue, and check in just 15 minutes before your flight. Fast Track tickets are ideal for individuals, couples and groups who want to make the most of their day.

Flights are 30 minutes and are available daily from 10:00am to 9:00pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over. Transfers to / from the hotel not included. Excursion not available in Janurary & February.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Warwick Castle, Stratford, Oxford and The Cotswolds — starting at £86.00 GBP

Duration: 12.5 Hours

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Upon arrival at Warwick Castle, you will be led to the historic castle conservatory, dating back to 1786, where you will be welcomed by the History Team and enjoy a hot drink of tea or coffee, served with a traditional fresh fruit scone, clotted cream and jam. During the course of Warwick Castle's 1100 year history, it wasn't until the 1750s that the castle was transformed into a stately home. The conservatory remains one of the most iconic elements of Warwick Castle's beautiful landscaped grounds, and one of the most peaceful areas of the castle grounds. The conservatory overlooks the beautiful manicured hedges and fountain of the peacock garden, home to 22 peacocks, and boasts stunning views of the River Avon and the Warwickshire countryside. Afterwards, you will be free to explore the castle itself. See the waxwork displays of Madame Tussauds and the ghostly dungeons where prisoners were tortured, or take a relaxing stroll through the castle's beautiful gardens. Then onto Stratford-upon-Avon, a charming market town set in the heart of rural England and the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The tour includes a visit inside Shakespeare's birthplace before stopping in the picturesque Cotswolds for lunch (not included). Following lunch travel to Oxford "the city of dreaming spires" which boasts one of the greatest and oldest universities in the world.

Transportation provided throughout; operated by Premium Tours Ltd. Some walking involved. Lunch is not included. Please note that Christ Church College may close at short notice.

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Dinner & Theater - Billy Elliot — starting at £69.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

Please be warned that the show contains bad language. The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre and restaurant (Old Masters at the Rubens) are located near Victoria station and are a short walking distance from each other.

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Sea Life London Aquarium (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £18.60 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 2 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM on the days listed.

The mysterious experience starts in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the journey, a stunning glass tunnel walkway offers guests an unforgettable experience by strolling underneath a tropical ocean. There is plenty of interaction along the way, from feeding the rays and watching diving displays to touch pools and discovery zones. Other stars of the show include green turtles, seahorses, octopus, zebra sharks and the ever popular clown fish. The true highlight however, commences as guests complete their journey in the deeper darker zone of the Pacific Ocean - take a walk on the wild side and watch 6 species of shark swim beneath your feet from a floating glass platform.

Transfers to / from the hotel are not included.

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Dinner & Theater - Thriller Live! — starting at £59.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre and the restaurant (Prezzo Haymarket) are within a short walking distance of each other, near Piccadilly Circus.

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Luxury Paris Day Trip (Standard Premier) — starting at £385.00 GBP

Duration: 15.5 Hours

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Meet your guide for the day who will escort you on the Eurostar to Paris travelling at speeds of up to 186 mph and arriving in just 2 hours and 15 minutes. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, taking in the major sites including the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees before arriving at the magnificent Eiffel Tower. Fast track entry to your reserved seats in Altitude 58 restaurant to enjoy a glass of champagne and a fabulous meal with sensational views across Paris. In the afternoon, take a cruise on the River Seine, enjoying spectacular views of Notre Dame, before free time is available at the Louvre when you have the option of an inside visit to see the world famous Mona Lisa (not on Tuesdays as the Louvre is closed). In the early evening, travel back to Gard du Nord for the Eurostar back to London.

Transfers to / from hotel not included. Guests must make their own way to St Pancras station, to check-in for 06:00am at the very latest. No meals included on the Eurostar; snacks only. Lunch on the Eiffel Tower included. The Louvre is an optional which can be booked with your Paris Guide. Please note that on Tuesdays, the Louvre optional is not available as the museum is closed. Tour operated by Premium Tours Ltd.

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Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover & River Thames Cruise — starting at £86.00 GBP

Duration: 12.5 Hours

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Described as "the loveliest castle in the world," Leeds Castle was once a Royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a palace for Henry VIII, and a retreat for the rich and powerful. Explore the chapel, galleries, courtyards and banqueting hall during a private viewing before the castle opens its doors to the public. Following a drive along the old coastal road you will see the famous white cliffs of Dover before stopping for lunch (not included). Visit the ancient city of Canterbury and its magnificent cathedral, infamous as the setting for the murder of Thomas Beckett in 1170. Canterbury became the centre of one of the most important medieval pilgrimages in Europe immortalised by Geoffrey Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales. Then visit historic Greenwich and its connections with sea, science, sovereigns and time, and hear tales of the Cutty Sark. Finally enjoy excellent views of Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, and St. Paul's Cathedral as you cruise on the River Thames. Your tour ends at Embankment Pier.

Tour operated by Premium Tours Limited. Some walking involved. Tour ends at Embankment Pier. Pick-up from the hotel only is included, guests must make their own way back to their hotels in the evening. Lunch is not included.

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Tour — starting at £21.50 GBP

Duration: 3.5 Hours

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An opportunity to experience the traditions, triumphs and emotions of this unique sporting institution. On your guided tour gain access to areas normally closed to the public, including No 1 Court, the press interview room and television studio.The Wimbledon Tennis Museum includes interactive displays, guided tours, fashion, photography exhibitions and a unique cinema. Experience Wimbledon past and present with interactive touch screen consoles and an archive of classic championship matches. An innovative cinema at the museum features a unique 200 degree screen, allowing viewers to become immersed in a film about the science of tennis.

Selection of times available. 10:30am and 2:30pm. Transfers to/from hotel are not included. Please note that the journey from your hotel to Wimbledon may take up to an hour depending on which hotel you are staying at.

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Hampton Court Palace (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £16.50 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 8 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM on the days listed.

Henry VIII's magnificent Tudor palace was updated with Baroque additions by Sir Christopher Wren for William III and Mary II. Henry VIII and the palace's subsequent royal occupants have ensured the palace has fabulous furnishings, tapestries and paintings. The Palace is set in extensive gardens and parkland on the banks of the River Thames.

Transfers to/from hotel are not included. Please note that depending on which hotel you are staying at it may take you over one hour to travel to/from Hampton Court Palace. Open 01 April to 31 October 10:00am - 6:00pm (last admission at 5:00pm), and 01 November to 31 March 10:30am - 4:30pm (last admission at 3:30pm)

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Jack the Ripper & Haunted London on a Vintage Double Decker Bus — starting at £25.00 GBP

Duration: 3 Hours

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Discover the dark side of London on a Vintage Double Decker Routemaster. See the Old Bailey - the site of numerous public hangings, the Royal London Hospital where the Elephant Man lived, the Wallace Plaque where Braveheart was tortured and hear tales of gangland warfare, butcherous barbers and great train robbers. Then on to London's East End, a hotbed of crime and vice in the 19th century. During the autumn of 1888, terror struck when Jack the Ripper came out of the fog and dimly lit alleys just long enough to stalk; and butchered his five victims. Walk his death trail inspecting the murder sites, deciphering the evidence and discussing his suspects. To this day the case remains unsolved. Come and investigate the case for yourself - who was Jack the Ripper? Your evening ends at The Sherlock Homes pub which contains a unique collection of the great investigator's memorabilia.

Not suitable for children under 14. Operated by Premium Tours. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. Guests will need to join the excursion at Victoria Coach Station for 6:45pm at the latest. The tour will end at the Sherlock Holmes pub near Trafalgar Square.

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Dinner & Theater - Woman In Black — starting at £49.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The theatre and restaurant (PJ's Grill) are located within a short walking distance of each other, in the heart of Covent Garden.

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Lunch in the Cotswolds — starting at £82.00 GBP

Duration: 11.5 Hours

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Your full day tour of the Cotswolds begins in Burford, where the magnificent High Street, which slopes down to the River Windrush, holds every variety of Cotswolds stone. Time to visit the small tea houses before heading south to picturesque Bibury, described as the prettiest village in Britain by William Morris, where you enjoy a fabulous two course lunch at the Swan Hotel. The afternoon is spent exploring Burton-on-the-Water and Stow on the Wold, some of the most beautiful villages in the region.

Transportation provided throughout; operated by Premium Tours Ltd. Some walking involved. Two course lunch (main & dessert). Main course is a choice between a fish dish and a vegetarian option. No drinks included.

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Madame Tussauds (Anytime Excursion) — starting at £26.20 GBP

Duration: This excursion typically takes 2 hours

Time: This excursion is available between 9:30 AM and 7:00 PM on the days listed.

Experience the glittering world of fame for a day at Madame Tussauds. Brave the paparazzi and mingle with Brad, Angelina and all the other stars in your own A-list party before visiting the chamber of horrors. Then address the world alongside Barack Obama before accepting your music award on stage with One Direction and Justin Timberlake.

The Chamber of Horrors is not recommended for very young children, pregnant women, people with heart conditions or people with nervous dispositions. The "Spirit of London" ride is not wheelchair accesible. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included.

Important Note: You are responsible for coordinating your schedule to verify that the time available for this excursion will not conflict with any other excursions you have booked for this day. Please review the above description for duration and operating times.

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Medieval Banquet — starting at £55.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A four course feast awaits you with unlimited beer and wine in King Henry's Banqueting Halls. The regal banquet takes place in the atmospheric vaulted cellars of Ivory House, just a stone's throw from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Accompanying King Henry VIII are fighting knights, strolling players and dancing wenches, providing a magical medieval pageant for your delight. After the show, there is music and dancing, after which, you could take a two minute walk to Tower Bridge and enjoy a panoramic view of London by night.

Transfers to / from the hotel are not provided. Guests must make their own way to the Medieval Banquet which is situated close to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Vegetarian options must be requested in advance.

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Dinner & Theater - Jersey Boys — starting at £69.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

Please be warned that the show contains bad language. Transfers to / from the hotel not included. The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. The theatre is located near Piccadilly Circus and the restaurant (Leon de Bruxelles) is within a short walking distance.

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Tower of London and Crown Jewels — starting at £49.00 GBP

Duration: 4.25 Hours

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The Tower of London is one of the most famous historic buildings in the world. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066-1067, it has been guarded by Yeoman Warders (popularly known as the Beefeaters) since the 14th century. It has been a fortress, a royal palace, a prison, a place of execution, and an armory. It is most famously known as the home to the priceless Crown Jewels, including the solid gold crown used at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the Imperial State Crown and Sovereigns Sceptre, the incredible Cullinan diamonds, and the Koh-i-Noor.

This excursion is not suitable for guests with mobility problems or wheelchair users due to cobbles and stone steps: Private coach pick-up from the first hotel is at about 12:45, pick-up from the last hotel at about 1:30 and you can expect to arrive at the venue at about 2:00.

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RIB Boat Tour — starting at £44.00 GBP

Duration: 0.83 Hours

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The only way to see the Thames; a "must do" excursion with a unique and exciting capital city tour. More exhilarating, fast and fun than traditional river cruises with friendly crew who have a wealth of experience and knowledge. If you want to experience more on the Thames, then our action packed 50 minute round trip covering a larger area than conventional tours is your answer! Sit back and be entertained, intrigued and educated by our expert guides who also provide a wealth of information.

Selection of times available: 11:00 / 12:00 / 1:00 p.m/ 2:00 p.m / 3:00 p.m / 4:00 p.m. Transfers to/from hotel are not included.

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Day Trip to Liverpool: The Beatles Experience (First Class Rail Ticket) — starting at £189.00 GBP

Duration: 14.5 Hours

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Leaving from London Euston Station, journey to the sea-port City of Liverpool made famous by the Beatles. Arriving at 10:15am at Liverpool Lime Street, explore this Victorian City as you stroll towards the world famous waterfront. The beautifully restored dock warehouses are now home to a dazzling collection of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. The award winning "Beatles Story" is the largest attraction in the world focused on the lives and times of the Beatles: John, Paul, George and Ringo. Take an exciting journey, starting with their childhood and the early years of the band through to Beatlemania, the break-up and an in-depth look at their solo careers. Hear the story unfold through the free Audio Guide narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia. In the afternoon, join the "Magical Mystery Tour." This two hour tour takes you round all the landmarks in the lives of the Fab Four including their homes, schools, birthplaces, Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and many other significant spots. Your tour ends with a visit to legendary Cavern Club where the Beatles story all began. The train departs Liverpool Lime Street at 6:48pm and arrives back into London Euston station at 9:05pm.

Fab Four Experience ticket included for the Beatles Story Exhibition. This tour is also unescorted. Transfers to / from hotel are not included. Guests must make their own way to Euston station to check in at 07:30am at the very latest (train departs Euston at 8:07am and arrives Liverpool at 10:15am). In the evening the train departs Liverpool at 6:48pm and arrives at Euston station at 9:06pm. Guests must make their own way back to their hotel.

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Fat Tire Bike Tour — starting at £21.00 GBP

Duration: 4 Hours

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Join your entertaining and informative guide as you take a leisurely cycle ride through the parks and bike lanes of central London. Includes a break at a traditional English pub (no food or drinks included). Comfortable bicycles, helmets and insurance are included.

Transfers to/from hotel are not included. Please note that guests will need to join the excursion at Queensway tube station (Central Line) for 10:45am.

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Dinner & Theater - The Commitments — starting at £73.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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A superb value evening to enjoy the best of London's West End. Your evening includes tickets to your choice of show, and a two course pre-theater meal at a specially chosen restaurant just a short distance from the theatre. Your meal will be served in a friendly efficient manner to ensure you reach the theatre in good time for curtain up. Full details of your restaurant will be given to you on arrival in London, along with relevant vouchers. Excellent value, with the package often cheaper than buying a theatre ticket alone.

Please be warned that the show contains bad language. Transfers to / from the hotel are not included. The seats are in the front section of the stalls (Orchestra) or the dress circle (Mezzanine). They are first-category seats. The theatre is located near Leicester Square and the restaurant is within a short walking distance.

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Afternoon Excursion to Windsor Castle — starting at £49.00 GBP

Duration: 5 Hours

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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. One of the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II the castle is still used regularly for ceremonial and state occasions. Visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with priceless works of art by Holbein, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. See wonderful St. George's Chapel the burial place of ten monarchs including Henry VIII and Charles I.

This excursion is not recommended for guests with mobility problems or wheelchair users. Private coach pick-up from the first hotel is at about 12:15 and at about 1:00 at the last hotel so you can expect to be at the venue for about 2:00.

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Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews — starting at £58.00 GBP

Duration: 4.5 Hours

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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. During August and September when the Queen makes her annual visit to Scotland, the Palace's state rooms are open to visitors. These are the heart of the Palace, lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection which are used for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. Before entry to the Palace you will visit the Royal Mews, one of the finest working stables still in existence. See the State vehicles, both horse-drawn carriages and cars, used for coronations, royal weddings and State Visits, including the magnificent Gold State Coach which has been used for every coronation since 1821 and was last used for The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002.

Some walking involved. Wheelchair access is very strictly limited and needs to be advised in advance. Private coach pick-up from the first hotel is at about 12:30, pick-up from the last hotel at about 1:15 and you can expect to arrive at the venue at about 1:45.

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Day Trip to Liverpool: The Beatles Experience — starting at £129.00 GBP

Duration: 14.5 Hours

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Leaving from London Euston Station, journey to the sea-port City of Liverpool made famous by the Beatles. Arriving at 10:15am at Liverpool Lime Street, explore this Victorian City as you stroll towards the world famous waterfront. The beautifully restored dock warehouses are now home to a dazzling collection of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. The award winning "Beatles Story" is the largest attraction in the world focused on the lives and times of the Beatles: John, Paul, George and Ringo. Take an exciting journey, starting with their childhood and the early years of the band through to Beatlemania, the break-up and an in-depth look at their solo careers. Hear the story unfold through the free Audio Guide narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia. In the afternoon, join the "Magical Mystery Tour." This two hour tour takes you round all the landmarks in the lives of the Fab Four including their homes, schools, birthplaces, Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and many other significant spots. Your tour ends with a visit to legendary Cavern Club where the Beatles story all began. The train departs Liverpool Lime Street at 6:48pm and arrives back into London Euston station at 9:05pm.

Fab Four Experience ticket included for the Beatles Story Exhibition. This tour is also unescorted. Transfers to / from hotel are not included. Guests must make their own way to Euston station to check in at 07:30am at the very latest (train departs Euston at 8:07am and arrives Liverpool at 10:15am). In the evening the train departs Liverpool at 6:48pm and arrives at Euston station at 9:06pm. Guests must make their own way back to their hotel.

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A Taste of London — starting at £68.00 GBP

Duration: 4.5 Hours

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A unique chance to combine a traditional London pub experience with a relaxed, night-time river cruise, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights. Enjoy a three-course dinner with several local menu choices, including fish and chips and steak and ale pie at an historic London pub in the City of London. Following dinner you will enjoy scenic views from the comfort of your private cruiser. Highlights include Tower Bridge, St. Paul's and the Houses of Parliament, with commentary from your guide as you cruise along the River Thames.

Private coach pick-up from the first hotel is at about 5:45 p.m, pick-up from the last hotel at about 6:30 p.m and you can expect to arrive at the pub at about 7:00 p.m - 7:15 p.m. The private cruise departs around 8:45 p.m.

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