London tours and excursions

London tours

Boat tours

London looks best from the water, so see famous London landmarks while gliding down the Thames on a London boat tour. If you want to cruise in style, you can dine and sup cocktails cruises with Bateaux London. For a truly unique experience, London Duck Tours runs tours of London on an amphibious craft, which rumbles through the streets before plunging into the Thames for a cruise.

Street Art Tours

The areas of Shoreditch and Hackney are home to some of the world’s most iconic street art and graffiti. Shoreditch Street Art Tours runs two tours daily, lasting three and a half hours each and led by respected graffiti blogger NoLionsInEngland (real name: ‘Dave’). Street Art London also run tours on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, and you’ll see work by over 40 artists adorning East London walls and shop shutters.

Telephone: +44 7834 088533

Excursions from London


For those who crave the creative ambience of London in a smaller setting, take a trip to the seaside resort of Brighton. Located 97 km (60 miles) from London, on the south coast, it’s an hour’s train ride from Victoria or London Bridge stations and bears its alternative, hipster-ish credentials proudly; expect vintage shops, vegan restaurants, craft beers pubs, dirty burger joints and little dogs everywhere.

Telephone: +44 1273 290 337.

Harbouring one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe, Oxford is steeped in historic architecture and traditions. Take a university tour, go for a punt along the river and delve into the centre’s comprehensive network of shops. Found 97 km (60 miles) northwest of central London, it’s the perfect escape to find a spot of tranquillity and summertime romance.

Telephone: +44 1865 686 430.
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