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The 4 Day Enticing History Tour Of London

Indulge in the bloody history of the Tower of London and Jack the Ripper’s killing spree or investigate the legendary fictional detective at the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street. This short tour packs in a lot, from cruising the River Thames to a pleasant drive through the picturesque Cotswolds for captivating countryside scenery or become inspired by visiting William Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

What’s Included in the tour

What is included:

  • Coach/bus journey
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Includes professional guide
  • Admission to Tower of London
  • Admission to St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Admission on a cruise of River Thames
  • Admission to Stonehenge
  • Admission to Shakespeare’s school
  • Champagne reception and strawberry scones served at Shakespeare’s School
  • Admission to Sherlock Holmes Museum
  • Admission on Jack the Ripper tour
Day 1 – Tower of London – Cruise River Thames – Buckingham Palace – St Paul’s Cathedral

This is an action-packed start to your tour through the hustle and bustle of London. Learn the gruesome and bloody history of the Tower of London and taking a sneak peek at the crown jewels. See London from the water with a private sightseeing cruise down the River Thames before heading over to Buckingham Palace to see the changing of the guards. Finish your morning with a visit to Christopher Wren’s masterpiece at St Paul’s Cathedral built between 1675 and 1710.

Lunch including fish and chips is a national treasure that must be tried in London’s city centre.

Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:

  • Visit Oxford Street for some retail therapy.
  • Extend your knowledge in the Natural History Museum.
  • Experience Portobello Road market with great eclectic British tastes of street food, fruit and veg, antiques, curios, collectables, fashion and trinkets.
Day 2 – Stone Henge – Bath – Cotswolds – Stratford Upon Avon (Shakespeare’s birthplace)

After your previous evening’s rest, it’s time to meet at London’s Victoria Coach Station for your first visit to the mysterious prehistoric monument that is Stonehenge and ponder its’ purpose. After the excitement of central London, take a walk through the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. You can shop or simply explore its’ streets. Then take a pleasant drive through the picturesque Cotswolds for breathtaking views of the countryside before visiting the birthplace of William Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford Upon Avon. Enjoy a private Champayne reception with a scone (depending on the time of year) in the mesmerising surroundings of his school room and guildhall.

This 12-hour tour finishes with evening rest and relaxation.

Day 3 – London – Sherlock Holmes Tour (day) – Jack the Ripper Tour (night)

Visit and explore the elegant interior of a Victorian home and investigate the legendary fictional detective at the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street. This museum also offers a case for budding detectives to solve.

Explore the shocking and exciting tour of the gruesome and bloody terror of Jack the Ripper. This unique tour uses Ripper vision which is handheld projectors that show shocking never seen before images of this mystery.

Alternative Tour: Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter

Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:

  • Visit Madame Tussauds which is just a few steps away and see the two wax figures of Robert Downey Junior’s and Benedict Cumberbatch’s characters.
  • Go see London from a bird’s eye view and the London Eye which is about 15 minutes by taxi.
  • Or simply relax and stroll around Hyde park which is a short 20-minute walk.
Day 4 – London – East End Food Tour – Westminster Abbey

Why not discover the history and cultural delicacies of Jewish, Bangladeshi and French influences in this metropolis. The 3 ½ East End Food Tour covers a total of eight different authentic tastings, including treats like famous salt beef bagels, fish and chips, and Indian curries. There will be loads of street art to admire along the way too, so you won’t just be feasting on food, you’ll be feasting your eyes as well.

Final stop at Westminster Abbey where the Kings and Queens are crowned still today. Experience its’ rich history, the place where William and Kate got married.

The last supper/meal will be announced during the tour, we want to keep it as a surprise

Alternative Tour: Twilight Soho Food Tour


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