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The English Bus - Day Tours

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Address: Belvedere Road and Chicheley Street, London SE1 7BP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7183 8427
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Description: Top quality small group, personalised and highly enjoyable day tours from...
Top quality small group, personalised and highly enjoyable day tours from London with a maximum 16 passengers. Tours to Stonehenge, Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, The Cotswolds, France, Belgium, Brighton and more. We go where the big buses can't and you get the personal attention from your extremely passionate, articulate, knowledgeable and personable guide that you cannot get in a larger tour group. Don't get lost in the crowd - guaranteed small groups for an unforgettable tour experience!
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Great day trip from London

We took the day trip from London to Bruges. Chris was a great guide. Beautiful city. Dumon Chocolates were wonderful and the boat ride through the canal was also a good choice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We took the day trip from London to Bruges. Chris was a great guide. Beautiful city. Dumon Chocolates were wonderful and the boat ride through the canal was also a good choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

With only a few seats available on Albert "Bertie" the bus we felt very lucky to have "won" a seat for the tour. Right on time, very organized and neat as a pin inside the bus. Our tour guide, Chris, was very welcoming and got us off on time. Chris's narration was wonderful from beginning to end - we really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I want to start off by thanking our tour guide Chris he was very courteous and gracious, during an episode of sickness whilst on the tour. Chris had a very good knowledge of every place we went. He was clear and concise. I would highly recommend the tour to Bath, Stonehenge and Secret Place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful day trip with The English Bus. Chris our driver was informative, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour, he definitely pointed out a lot of things we may have missed. The scenery was spectacular, the tour was nicely paced so we had time to take it all in and did not feel rushed or pressured.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

4 of us went to Stonehenge, Bath, and the Secret Place. Nick was so friendly, knowledgeable, and he kept us enthralled with a running historical account of all locations. We had ample time to roam around each location. Be sure to see the Abbey in Bath with the Norman columns beneath the main sanctuary. So much information, so much to... More 

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Coley52, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent tour with us to Bath, Stonehenge and a Secret Place. I'm delighted to hear that Nick kept you enthralled with his knowledge and stories, and is the "best small group tour guide in England" - high praise indeed! Bath Abbey is indeed beautiful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We did Stonehenge, Bath, and a secret place with Nick in mid-March. He was fantastic, very funny and knowledgeable. My husband and I don't really enjoy big coach tours and being herded around with a tour group of 75 people. This was perfect for us, as there was just 12 people and we got the chance to just wander off... More 

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi kmbb13, Thank you so much for your kind review of your recent tour you took with us to Bath, Stonehenge and a Secret Place. I'm so glad you found the small group to your liking - we think it's the only way to travel. You won't get lost in the crowds and we can focus more individual attention on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Firstly, the price of the tour was very reasonable considering the distance and duration of the trip. Secondly, the places we visited (including the secret place) were simply amazing. And lastly, Nick, our tour guide, was informative, thoughtful, organized and sincere. He took great care of our small group. I've been on lots of tours across the world both private... More 

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Chicago McM, Thank you so much for your kind review about your recent tour to Bath, Stonehenge and a Secret Place with us. We're so pleased you enjoyed the day so much, and found Nick to be sincere, informative, organised and thoughtful. We work hard to make sure that each and every guest of ours has a wonderful day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a great tour. Nick was fabulous. He was so knowledgeable. And called everyone by name. Each location we had amble time. The "secret "place was the best. I highly recommend this tour.

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi FloridaEly, Thank you for your kind review about your tour with us to Bath, Stonehenge and of course, the secret place. I'm so pleased you liked it, and found that we had enough time at each place. As we travel as a small group, we are able to provide a more personalised service, such as calling you by your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I chose to book this tour for my group of 6, including my 5 year old son, after quite a bit of research. We were not disappointed! It's a smaller bus which allows for a more personal experience. Nick was a fabulous guide with a lot of energy and wit. We felt like we had enough time at each stop... More 

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Marines_Wife_05, Thank you so much for sharing your review of your recent tour with us. I'm so pleased to hear that you all enjoyed it - including your 5 year old son! I hope he made use of the booster seats we have available to give him the best views as we travelled through the countryside? We do indeed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This tour was fantastic, I loved the small atmosphere of this tour compared to the other tours we saw along the way at the locations we stopped in. We had a small bus, with 16 people total. Our tour guide Nick got to know us all by name and made the tour very personal. We spent the perfect amount of... More 

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TheEnglishBusMgmt, Owner at The English Bus - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sassa1987, Thank you for sharing your review of your recent tour with us, and we are all so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic time. Our small bus (although luxurious and comfortable) can navigate the back roads that the big buses can't, and means that we have a smaller group so the guide can focus more time... More 

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