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British Tours - Day Tours from London

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Address: 615 Linen Hall, London W1B 5TE, England
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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British Tours Ltd. is Britain's longest-established personal tour operator...

British Tours Ltd. is Britain's longest-established personal tour operator established in 1958. If you are looking for personally guided day tours in and around London, extended tours of England, Scotland & Wales, and excellent tour guides, you have come to the right place.

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Day Tour at Oxford University

We enjoyed an extensive lesson in British history with our guide, Anthony M. His knowledge of events, dates, and connections of the rich history of this great country gave us a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 19, 2016
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Newark, Delaware

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Newark, Delaware
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

We enjoyed an extensive lesson in British history with our guide, Anthony M. His knowledge of events, dates, and connections of the rich history of this great country gave us a deeper appreciation of England. While touring the grounds of various colleges of historic Oxford University, he was able share its' history, bits of unknown trivia, and gained us access... More 

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review about Anthony! He's a great example of how British Tours guides are able to show visitors sites off the beaten track, like those you saw in Oxford. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed learning about British History and we hope to welcome you back to the UK in future! Best wishes, Jenny More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Four hours wasn't enough for a London City Tour especially since there was a lot of traffic that morning and it was raining. We had no choice, however but to settle for this because we had limited time in London. Nevertheless, Paul did his best to make the most out of our tour by passionately sharing historical facts about London... More 

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Maria! I’m glad that you and your teens enjoyed your time with Paul, despite the poor weather and traffic! We hope you had a safe trip home and we hope to welcome you to the UK again in the future! Jenny More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Our guide was not only timely he was very knowledgeable as well as very willing to share his knowledge of the Windsor Castle and the Hampton Court. He (Paul) was easy to talk to and very courteous. I would absolutely recommend him and the service.

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review Carlos! Paul is indeed a great guide, and we’re so pleased to have him as part of the team. Jenny More 

Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Harri W., our group's guide for a day tour in London, was excellent! He "knew his stuff," had a charming sense of humor, and, after showing us the true "biggies," (Westminster Abbey, changing of guard at Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, etc.), tailored the tour to our wishes as time permitted. It was a good day, with a good driver... More 

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Carolyn! We’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with Harri. A private tour guide certainly helps in tailoring a tour to your plans! Best wishes, Jenny More 

Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

My husband, nephew and I visited London for one week We hired British Tours for one day and based on our very positive experience on this day we went with two extra days. Our guide on the first day was Rod who took us through the palaces of Windsor Castle and Hampton Court. Rod was very good and very knowledgeable.... More 

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Christine and I’m so glad that you enjoyed your tours with Harri and Rod! They are truly brilliant guides, and we’re so glad that you and your family enjoyed your times with them soaking up British history! Jenny More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

We designed our day in the Cotswolds according to the interests of our group of 10, and our guide (Jeremy) and driver made it all even more enjoyable than we had hoped! We even lost a pair of glasses on the bus, realizing this after we were dropped off, and the office went out if its way to locate them... More 

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Amy! We are so glad that your group enjoyed your tour with Jeremy and we hope to welcome you back to the UK soon! Best wishes, Jenny More 

McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Excellent and fun tour of important historical sites. Our guide, Geoff, is a retired London senior police detective with a passion for history. He was exceptionally courteous and skilled at discerning how much information we wanted, and at telling the historical facts in a compelling way. He made great suggestions for other things to see on the way. We loved... More 

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Thank you Laurie for your lovely feedback! Geoff is amazing indeed! Really pleased you enjoyed both your long multi day tour and your half day tour with British Tours. We hope to welcome you back to England. More 

Marlboro, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The guide was just absolutely terrific. He managed around traffic issues relating to a race being run around the Mall. He was interactive and interesting. The real issue is value for the dollar.

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BritishTours, Operations Manager at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Dear Michael, thank you for your review. So glad to read you made the most of your tour even though one of London's many events was on that day. Sadly the Dollars to Pound exchange rate is beyond our control! Being a UK company our prices are in Pounds Sterling indeed. More 

Greenville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Guide was superb! We had a great day winding our way through the quaint villages of the region.. Fish & chips at the 6 Bells pub was a really nice touch.

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BritishTours, Operations Manager at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Our guides do have that great insider's knowledge making the tours extra nice :-) Really please to read you appreciated. Kind regards More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This tour was arranged by our hotel, the Sofitel. I wanted an inside the ropes tour of Stonehenge and a dinner in a charming local pub or restaurant. The driver/guide, Sam, arrived on time in a very comfortable car (deluxe size- perfect for 3 people with lots of room to get comfy)and drove us 2 hours to Stonehenge. Along the... More 

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BritishTours, Operations Manager at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this review

Dear Millie, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback here! It is so lovely to read how much you appreciated your tour guide Sam and enjoyed the tour. Thanks for choosing British Tours! We hope to have an opportunity to arrange other tours for you in the future. Best wishes More 

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