HRH Prince George is a fan!

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Catherine, were most grateful to receive the first copy of the official My London Magical Tours A to Z Guide by children’s author Ana Cartland. We hope Baby George will enjoy learning the stories that make London such a special city to live and visit.



Make sure to receive a copy on your next visit to London with London Magical Tours. Books can also be ordered separately for delivery to the UK, USA, Canada and countries within the European Union by completing the online order form:

My London Magical A To Z Guide Book Order Form

W is for Westminster

W is for Westminster – learn the history of London with your children

Interested in hearing what our young visitors to London thought of their trip with their My London Magical A To Z Guidebook? Find out by watching the video comments below:




My favourite part of London was …

We are happy to share comments from our younger visitors who visited London with London Magical Tours in recent weeks.

Our tours of London and the surrounding cities are made even more enjoyable by children visitors and we love to hear what they enjoyed during their tours.

On our VIP London Tours, London Magical Tours provides specialised tour guides that interact with children through games and activities, turning learning and education into a fun and memorable experience.  Prizes are handed out at the end of the tour to whoever who participated the most and the best are entered into our annual award competitions, where bigger prizes are awarded.

Here are a few examples of our current favourite comments, submitted by our clever young visitors during their London Magical Tour:

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Wimbledon Tennis Tours

We are the champions: familiar faces Roger Federer and Serena Williams

We are the champions: familiar faces Roger Federer and Serena Williams

Located in the south west of the capital, Wimbledon is world-renown as the home of the prestigious lawn-tennis championships. But did you know that there is plenty to do in SW19 beyond this? Of course it gets busy during the 2 weeks of tennis (which run from the last week of June to the first week of July), but during the other 50 weeks of the year Wimbledon is a fantastic place to enjoy some ‘me-time’ with many shops, parks, restaurants, pubs and bars.

The horses from Wimbledon Village Stables passing through Wimbledon Village

The horses from Wimbledon Village Stables passing through Wimbledon Village

The beauty behind Wimbledon is that it somehow makes you feel like you are in the countryside while still being in greater London. This is especially true when you arrive into Wimbledon Common, the gorgeous open parkland located just behind Wimbledon Village. The Common provides the perfect place for cycling, walks or enjoying a picnic by the lake.

It is rare to find this combination of shopping, restaurants and park life all perfectly wrapped up in one town. As you walk around SW19 you can easily see why people are drawn to visit here no only for the tennis but for the variety of activities on offer.

You will also find many pubs and bars where you can enjoy a nice meal or a pint or two. A popular pub is the Alexandra located in the centre of Wimbledon, with its open roof terrace, especially welcoming during the warm summer months with panoramic views across the town.

Enjoy a refreshing meal on the roof top terrace of the Alexandra, Wimbledon

Enjoy a refreshing meal on the roof top terrace of the Alexandra, Wimbledon

A short walk will find you among the many shops of the town centre, the Wimbledon Imax Cinema, classic british supermarkets such as Tesco and Morrisons, as well as Centre Court – a shopping mall home to a variety of shops and restaurants. As you make your way up Wimbledon hill you will find Wimbledon Village, full of beautiful buildings and independent  shops as well as famous fashion brands.

Tennis Rackets

Tennis Rackets as found inside the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

The Ultimate Prize in Tennis: The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship Cup

The Ultimate Prize in Tennis: The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship Cup

For those visiting, London Magical Tours offers a fantastic outing to Wimbledon where you can visit Wimbledon village, Wimbledon Common and the famous lawn tennis club, including tours of the world’s most famous tennis courts and the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. Here you can experience the magic of Wimbledon any time of year. If visiting during Wimbledon, enjoy a Private VIP London Guided Tour in the morning before enjoying a pre-booked traditional meal in Wimbledon, followed by a match at the world famous Wimbledon tennis courts, exclusively for London Magical Tours clients (large groups are also welcome).

With the tennis just around the corner and the British Summer about to kick off, it is a fantastic time to come and discover Wimbledon with London Magical Tours.

a London Magical Tours group admiring the Fred Perry Statue during a visit to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Grounds

A London Magical Tours group admiring the Fred Perry Statue during a visit to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Grounds


Mothers Day 2015

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Did you know that Mothers Day (Mothering Sunday) in Great Britain is celebrated in March? Whereas in the USA and other parts of the world including South America, Mothers Day is celebrated during the month of May. In fact mother’s day (which originates from way back in 1908 when Anna Jarvis decided to have a memorial for the passing of her mother) is also celebrated during the months of June (in Mongolia), July (if you are in South Sudan), August (if you are in Costa Rica or Thailand) and during the months of October to December, depending on which part of the world you are in!

The term “Mothering Sunday” in fact refers to the celebration which occurs on the 4th Sunday of Lent and is a holiday celebrated by the Catholic and Protestant Church in Europe, whereby we honour our mothers by celebrating and giving them presents. In Great Britain, Mothering Sunday is celebrated in the same way as it is in other parts of the world.

If you would really like to spoil mum, “mothers day” should be celebrate every day. Why not go out of your way to treat her to a day out in London? If it feels like you have already taken her to the theatre or the Royal Chelsea flower show, why not opt for something a little different?

London Magical Tours provides a fantastic way to spoil mum. Book a day out in London this mothers day and treat mum to the sights of the capital followed by traditional high english tea with London Magical Tours.