Movies at Sandrigham Estate

Starting from Friday 25th September 2020, British movie-goers will be able to feel like royalty. A series of drive-in films will be hosted at the 20,000 acre private home of Queen Elizabeth!

The social-distanced experience will be showing hit movies including 1917, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody and many more.

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Cars will be parked in specific areas socially distanced from each other and guests will be able to tune into the audio of the movies via a radio frequency inside of their vehicles. Typical movie food items such as drinks, sweets and popcorn will be available during the films.

 

Would you like to discover countryside landmarks such as Windsor Castle or the Cotswolds? Discovery the famous landmarks of Great Britain with your very own tour team of professional tour guide and additional chauffeur, with London Magical Tours. 


Windsor Castle Gardens Opening

Windsor Castle has announced that its gardens will open for the first time in over 40 years.

The Queen and Prince Philip have been isolated at their home in Windsor Castle during the course of the coronavirus lockdown. Following 4 months of isolation, the Queen and her husband are moving to their home in Balmoral Castle, Scotland. As the monarch is no longer there, the private gardens of Windsor Castle will now be available for the first time since the 1970s.

Visitors to Windsor Castle can explore the East Terrace Garden first deigned for King George IV in the 1820s.

Walk in the footsteps of Her Majesty on your Private Magical Windsor Tour and discover the magic o Windsor and its gardens today.


Westminster Abbey Re-Open – Latest News


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We are thrilled to announce that Westminster Abbey has officially re-opened.

Visitors are welcome to Westminster Abbey following 4 months of lockdown in the United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has been the longest closure period for Westminster Abbey since the Queen’s 1953 coronation.

As one of the most famous royal churches, Westminster Abbey has been welcoming guests for hundreds of years, as well as offering daily prayer services. With its stunning gothic style architecture, Westminster Abbey is certainly one of the landmarks of London that is not to be missed. Visit Westminster Abbey with your private tour guide and discover its fascinating history with London Magical Tours.

Visit England has awarded Westminster Abbey with the official kite mark award “Good to Go”. This is in recognition that the Abbey has met both government and industry guidelines to maintain the highest standards of protection through social distancing and cleanliness. We can’t wait for our next visit.

 

 


Welcome Back – Corona Virus Update

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Updated: September 2020

With social distancing measures lifted, we are delighted to announce that London Magical Tours is continuing to welcome visitors back to London and the surrounding cities. It is fantastic to hear from so many travellers eager to return and discover the best of the United Kingdom.

With reservations being made in advance, we would like to re-assure all of our guests that hygiene and your safety is of the utmost importance.

To this end, we have introduced the following measures to keep everyone safe:

  • All guests (as well as the tour guide and chauffeur) are to wear masks while touring inside of the vehicle.
  • Tour guides will practice social distancing according to the latest government regulations, maintaining a current distance of 2 metres from guests at all times when guiding outside of the vehicle.
  • Guides and chauffeurs will refrain from shaking hands and making physical contact with guests.
  • Offering visits away from the crowds, including priority fast track entry where available.
  • Private tours are the best way to avoid crowded areas and our tour guides are specialists in going off the beaten path, including behind the scenes opportunities and visits through quiet back streets.
  • Hand sanitiser will be available in all vehicles
  • A thorough sterilisation and clean of vehicles before each and every private tour – all surfaces will be cleaned and wiped down in accordance with latest Covid-19 practices.
  • Any guide or chauffeur with symptoms will be unable to report to work, no matter how mild, with regular Covid-19 testing taking place.

One of the main benefits of a private tour is that you are provided with your very own vehicle. Unlike bus tours, shared tours or visiting London via public transport, our private tours are exclusively for your party and provide a personalised experience to help you enjoy the cities away from the masses.

Visit the London Magical Tours website to plan your trip and book your next London Private Tour.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you all again.


Stonehenge: Latest News

Pre-historic shafts, said to have been dug thousands of years ago, have been found by archaeologists near Stonehenge (just 2miles/ 3km from the landmark).

The shafts may have served as a border to a sacred region connected to stonehenge. The shaft (yellow dots) can been seen in the figure below:

Yellow dots mark the are of the findings

Yellow dots mark the area of the pre-historic shaft which surrounds Stonehenge

National Trust archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall hailed the news of the finding as an “astonishing discovery”. She said :”

As the place where the builders of Stonehenge lived and feasted Durrington Walls is key to unlocking the story of the wider Stonehenge landscape, and this astonishing discovery offers us new insights into the lives and beliefs of our Neolithic ancestors.

“The Hidden Landscapes team have combined cutting-edge, archaeological fieldwork with good old-fashioned detective work to reveal this extraordinary discovery and write a whole new chapter in the story of the Stonehenge landscape.”

The latest news from Stonehenge comes after celebrating the Summer Solstice, which this year took place online as the annual event at Stonehenge was put on hold to next year due to the coronavirus. Footage of this years summer solstice at Stonehenge can be seen in the video below:

Why not discover and learn the fascinating history behind Stonehenge? London Magical Tours provides Private Stonehenge Tours where you are accompanied by your very own team of professional tour guide and chauffeur to make sure you have a magical trip to remember!