The Original Tour
A multi award winning company, the Original Tour has a wide range of tours to suit everybody's interest. They offer live English guides and a wide choice of language commentaries .
The Kids Club features a magical history tour for kids. Aboard the open-top buses kids can view all the famous sights of London and learn about the action-packed history in a commentary specially for children. Every child also gets a 'passport' to London and a fantastic free fun pack with activity/quiz book. Look out for the great kids Club competition at the back of the book where you could win a souvenir of London.
City Cruises, London's premier riverboat operator offer Original Tour customers a free cruise on the river Thames through London. Simply collect your free pass from a member of Original Tour staff, present it to the City Cruise ticket at the boarding pier of your choice and receive a Red River Rover hop-on/hop-off river cruise ticket for use on the day. City cruises depart from Westminster ( Big Ben), Tower of London and Greenwich piers. Most cruises are operated by wheelchair accessible RiverLiners with washroom, bar and refreshment service on board and commentary also available in English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish.Along the way one can enjoy great views of famous sights such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Bridge, the London Eye, Royal Festival Hall, Cleopatra's Needle, Shakespeare's Globe and many more.
Cruises start at the following places :
Westminster Pier - Victoria Embankment, Westminster
Waterloo Millennium Pier - Jubilee Gardens, Lambeth
Tower Pier - Lower Thames Street, London EC4
Greenwich Pier - King William Walk, Greenwich
Cherry Garden Pier, Cherry Garden Street
Rotherhithe, London SE 16 4TU
Tel: +44(0) 20 77 400 400
Departure Time: available on the website but may vary on the day and trips may be cancelled due to exceptional circumstances
Golden Tours offers a wide range of well planned and flexible tours accompanied by the best professional and knowledgeable guides specially chosen for their knowledge and humor. Experienced multi-lingual travel staff is available. The company offers free courtesy pick up points at over 60 hotels plus a convenient central London departure point.
Full Day London Tour
Highlights-Photo stop at Westminster Abbey, see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, visit Covent Garden, entry to the Tower of London, see the famous Crown Jewels, Special entry to St Paul's Cathedral, enjoy a Thames River Cruise and lunch at a traditional English Pub.
Price: Adults 64.00, Children 54.00, Seniors/ Students
Tour with lunch: Adults 74.00, Children 64.00, Seniors/Students 69.00
Daily departure from the office at 08:45 am.
Tribute to Princess Diana - Althorp
Highlights - Visit Althorp Stately Home, the Spencer family home for nearly 500 years, entry to the Princess Diana exhibition honoring her memory after her death and where you can see,displays which include unique childhood cine footage and the Princess's most memorable outfits, including her wedding gown. Stroll through the state rooms including the Wootton Hall , Library, Saloon, Malborough and Sunderland Rooms. You can see many fine pictures by Rubens, van Dyke, Reynolds and Gaisborough. Complete your tour with a visit to the 'Round Oval', the lake where Lady Diana was laid to rest.
Price: Adults 60.00, Children 50.00, Seniors/Students 55.00
Departs: Wed and Sun (1 July to 30 Aug) at 8:45 am from the tour office
Beatles Story and Beatles Magical Mystery Bus Tour
The Beatles Story Exhibition at Albert Dock shows the lives and times of John, Paul, George and Ringo, from the band's early days right through to their solo careers.
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour departs from the Beatles story exhibition and finishes two hours later at the Cavern Club. The tour is presented by an expert guide on a vintage 1960s coach identical to the coach used in the 1967 film Magical Mystery Tour. The tour visits over 30 sites, including the Beatles' former homes, schools and birthplaces; Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields.
Price: (standard class) Adult 94.00, Child (4-11) 89.00
(first class only) Adult 144.00, Child (4-11) 139.00 Includes breakfast, snack and refreshment served at your seat.
Departs: Mon to Fri 07:13 am from Euston Station
Return: 8:48 pm
Address: Golden Tours, 4 Fountain Square
123-151 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9SH
Tel: 0844 880 5050 or +44 (0)20 7233 7030