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British Tours - Day Tours from London

615 Linen Hall, London W1B 5TE, England
+44 20 7038 0688
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The NMidsumer Mystery Day Tour.

Fascinating to do this tour in winter. Must recommend. Our driver was friendly, knowlegable, the... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Peter S
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Warragul, Australia
Customized, Time-Efficient Tours with a Great Tour Guide!

We did three day trips with British Tours in late December/early January to Salisbury/Bath... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
beebs98
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San Francisco, California
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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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615 Linen Hall, London W1B 5TE, England
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Fascinating to do this tour in winter. Must recommend. Our driver was friendly, knowlegable, the car was spotless, the drive from London easy, without incident (it was winter), this is a company that you can trust to do the right thing by you. I had...More

Thank Peter S
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BritishTours, other at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for reviewing your experience with British Tours. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your Midsummer Mystery Tour and great that the weather didn't dampen the experience! We appreciate your recommendation and hope that you will tour again with us...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We did three day trips with British Tours in late December/early January to Salisbury/Bath, Windsor/Oxford, and Blenheim/Cotswolds/Stratford. The private tour option is expensive but we felt worth it if you really want to optimize your time, especially in the winter when it gets dark so...More

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BritishTours, other at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with British Tours. It's always great to have feedback from clients and especially helpful when they give us as much detail as you have! How lovely to hear that your tour series went well...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Very disappointed with tour. I was to fly in and was very specific that what happens if the flight is late and was told that the tour would not start until we were in the car. Flight was 30 minutes late and by the time...More

Thank steve r
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BritishTours, Manager at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hello Steve, Thanks for posting this review. We are sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy the tour we arranged for you. I’m afraid your expectations might not have been realistic for what you wanted to achieve in the time you had available. It is...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I have researched a few private tours for whole day 8 hrs Harry Potter film locations before booking with British Tours. The main reason I decided with this company was the 4.5 stars review with tripadvisor and also the promptness of the email responses from...More

Thank Cecilia C
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Cecilia, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with British Tours. We're sorry that your tour did not meet expectations. We take all feedback very seriously, so I will certainly discuss this will your guide. If you wish to discuss the...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Paul was our guide. We are a family of 6. Would recommend private tour as there is obviously more 'one on one' time and we got all our questions answered, but mainly just listened as he was very knowledgeable. We visited the London tower, Westminster...More

Thank Steven S
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello! Thank you for this lovely review, we will pass your kind words onto Paul. It's great to hear you enjoyed your tour with Paul! We hope you will visit again soon! Kind regards, The British Tours Team

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We used this operator for two tours. 5 hour london tour and 2 hour National Gallery. Both guides were fantastic. Both Nigel and Megan did a wonderful job showing us. They were extremely knowledgeable, professional, fun, and enjoyable. We had our daughter with us and...More

Thank Wangfox
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello, Thank you for reviewing your visit with British Tours! We're delighted to hear that both tours were enjoyable and that your guides were able to customise the experience for you! We hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, The British Tours Team

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

John was our tour guide for this full day of touring and site-seeing. He picked us up at 5:45 am to make our 8:30 am tour at Stonehenge and we did not return to our hotel until 5:00 pm! He filled every moment with interesting...More

Thank Melissa F
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with British Tours. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with John and that he delivered more than expected! We hope you enjoyed your time in the UK and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Fantastic guide who was entertaining and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend to friends and family.

Thank Becky R
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello, Thank you for this lovely review! It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your tour and time with your guide. Thank you for the recommendation! Kind regards, The British Tours Team

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Our tour guide Jeremy was very knowledgeable on the history of the area we toured. He was able to engage my children 21yrs and 19yrs on the sites. Granted this was a very fast passed tour with a lot of driving involved I was disappointed...More

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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with British Tours. Unfortunately, on a long day tour like this in November, daylight hours are limited, but we hope you enjoyed your time with Jeremy and the variety of locations. We hope you...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We planned a quick Thanksgiving trip to Rome to visit our college age daughter who was studying abroad. Every minute counted so we called our friends at British Tours who had previously guided us through London, Dublin and Paris/Versailles. Our decision to sign up for...More

Thank K T
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BritishTours, Tour Planner at British Tours - Day Tours from London, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello, We're delighted you enjoyed your tour in Rome ! Thank you for reviewing your experience with British Tours and we hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, The British Tours Team

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Jack K
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Response from Kelli H | Reviewed this property |
Agreed British Tours was great and they will customize. We did 2 days and it was amazing. Get to see thing the guides know about that you would not see with a big tour group. We did a larger group as well and verified a... More
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Response from BritishTours | Property representative |
Hello Lottie, Thank you very much for your enquiry. I am pleased to confirm we are able to offer you a tour of France with a minibus for 10 persons and French speaking guide in May 2017. As for accommodation, we can give... More
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Hi! Sorry for the delayed response. Yes we have availability and would be happy to arrange a private trip for your family with a comfortable minibus and an expert guide! Please email us or give us your email address so we... More
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