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Address: 94 Brook St - Registered Office, London DA8 1JF, England
Phone Number: +44 7949 185140
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Description: My name is Glen Portch. I offer personalised, private tours of London and...
My name is Glen Portch. I offer personalised, private tours of London and Britain for individuals, small or large groups. Tours can be on foot/public transport, by car or by bus for larger groups. Why choose me as your guide? I am the highest rated 'Blue Badge' qualified guide in the London sightseeing listings. The 'Blue Badge' is the highest qualification awarded by the Institution of Tourist Guiding. As such, I am permitted to conduct tours inside many attractions such as Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.
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I am fairly certain Glen knows everything about England...

This tour was well-worth the price. Glen is an excellent tour guide. He gives you so many tidbits of information throughout the tour. We took a tour of Oxford & then onto the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This tour was well-worth the price. Glen is an excellent tour guide. He gives you so many tidbits of information throughout the tour. We took a tour of Oxford & then onto the Cotswalds. Glen picked an excellent place to stop for lunch. We had ample time at all of our stops. Glen even gave us some great advice for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Glen is an outstanding guide. We toured London with our family and enjoyed his immense knowledge and great sense of humor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Glen was awesome! He was extremely professional, charming, funny, and smart. He was an endless fountain of knowledge. You couldn't stump him, believe me. my mother was grilling him for hours and he always had answers. Anything you wanted to know about England, any of the sights, the history, the names, years, anything at all - he knew it. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We splurged on a full day tour to Windsor Castle followed by Stonehenge for the Winter Solstice, sunset. Glen arranged everything, even bending very far for us "crazy" Americans (my term not his). I insisted on adding a visit to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta to a very full itinerary. Glen picked us up at our rental flat, a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Glen Portch was an amazing tour guide. 5 of us did a half day tour on foot / Public transportation and hit absolutely every Beatles / rock & Roll hot spot we could all around London. Glen was very knowledgeable about everything we saw, to the point of letting us know things that were debatable and not really confirmed. After... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This review is long overdue - our family of four took a two day tour with Glen in the spring of 2014. It was a return visit, as we toured with Glen 2 years earlier in our first visit to London. On this trip, we booked a day to Dover Castle and the Down House, and a day to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I wasted several hours searching the internet for the perfect tour guide for london and a few day trips outside of london. I wish someone would have told me about Glen at Gren Tour Ltd and saved me several late nights scouring for no reason. Our family of four just spent the holidays in London and hired Glen for transfer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Not only were we able to book mark the things we wanted to come back to see - we learned so much from our guide! It rained all day, but this was hardly noticeable. Glen Portch kept our 14 and 15 year olds engaged and fascinated. Glen's knowledge is deep and engaging. Things we asked about he reported to us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My family of 4, including a 14 & 16 year old, had an amazing full day tour with Glen Portch of Gren Tours. Glen couldn't have made our day any better! He was punctual, friendly, extremely knowledgeable, fun and engaging. Glen collected us at our hotel and we were quickly off and walking for nearly the rest of the day.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We hired Glen for two days to show us the best London has to offer and he did not disappoint. Our 13 year old daughter was fascinated by Glen and his running commentary of English history. She was totally engaged the first day on the 8 hour tour and could not wait to see and hear him again on day... More 

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