Paris Condolences

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After the sad news over the events in Paris on the 13th of November 2015,  we are writing to send our condolences to all our friends and colleagues over in France and our Paris Magical Tours team.  Our prayers and thoughts are with all of them during this difficult time.

As far as we have been communicated, no personnel have been affected and we thank everyone who wrote in to express their concern.

On behalf of all the Magical Tours team, please keep strong and stay safe. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

 


Children’s Art Competition – Favourite Entries

We are delighted to share with you all our favourite entries so far for this year’s Children Art Competition.

Throughout the year we enjoy treating our young visitors to the history of the sights of London, as well as the surrounding cities:

London Magical Tours guides are specialised in ensuring children have a balanced historical and enjoyable experience, very much valuing the importance of participating in a way that is both fun and educational. There is nothing better than seeing our visitor’s faces light up as they see history brought to life before their eyes, the ideal way to create lasting memories!

Below are some of our favourite entries so far for this year’s competition. Winner will be announced next month with prizes sent out to the winners in time for christmas – so stay tuned!

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Buckingham Palace

 

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London Eye

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London Christmas Tours – Starting Soon!



There’s truly nothing like spending Christmas time in London and preparations are in full swing for the London Christmas Tours – just 90 days left until the big day!

With a record number of advance bookings and many sold out dates, there is great excitement for this holiday season’s tours to begin.

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Young visitors getting into the spirit of the season on the Magical Christmas London Tour

There are limited number of christmas tour dates still available so make sure not to miss out on the fun. From the festive christmas lights, to enjoying a visit to traditional markets, a spot of ice skating or even trying some traditional mulled wine – there is something for everyone.

Much more than just the holiday lights, these are London’s only fully Christmas themed tours. The experiences are led by sightseeing teams of professional guides touring alongside a chauffeur, with stops made throughout to learn about the stories and traditions behind a London Christmas.

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Enjoy traditional christmas markets and secret off the beaten path festive locations

Enjoy guided visits through Victorian squares and traditional Georgian streets to enjoy the best of the festive decorations and hear all about Christmas through the ages.

All chauffeurs wear their red festive hats while soothing holiday music favourites play in the background – perfect to get into the spirit of the season.

For full Christmas tour details, including schedules on the London Christmas Lights Bus Tours as well as the Private Christmas London Tours and information for booking online, please visit: http://www.londonmagicaltours.com


Christmas 2015 in London

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As Summer starts to draw to a close, preparations are ripe for the return of our seasonal favourite Christmas tours starting from November. Here’s a little behind the scenes sneak peak at what visitors  can expect from this year’s offerings …

London’s ORIGINAL and ONLY FULLY THEMED Christmas tours return once again this 2015 holiday season. The key dates for this year’s calendar are 10th of November 2015 through to 6th of January 2016.

Mrs. Wilcox from Somerset, UK on her Magical Christmas Tour of London

Image ©, London Magical Tours. Mrs. Wilcox from Somerset, UK on her Magical Christmas Tour of London

London is fully transformed during the christmas period. The nights get frosty and the christmas lights are all lit aglow. From the bright illuminations of Harrods, to the famous Norwegian Spruce tree in Trafalgar Square, there is no better time of year to visit the capital!

Have a festive christmas shopping experience in London with your very own personal shopper

Image © BBC. Have a festive christmas shopping experience in London with your very own personal shopper

Why not spoil the children, a loved one or take the whole family for an evening to remember on the complete London Christmas experience. Take a London Christmas Lights Tour, visiting the festive related landmarks of London and off the beaten path secrets which are transformed with lights and festive decorations. Remember that unlike other tour offerings, this is not just the usual London landmarks – this is the only FULLY GUIDED Christmas themed Tours of London – with tales and stories behind the history of a London Christmas.

New additions to the 2015 London Christmas Tours include:

  • The chance to pre-book in advance tickets to one of London’s best Ice Skating Rink for a christmas skating experience
  • Visit Mr. Claus himself at the North Pole in his very own grotto during your London Christmas Tour
  • Enjoy a traditional christmas dinner at one of our traditional London pubs, including mulled wine and christmas dinner in the run up to 25th of December
  • Personal Shopper Experience. London is a huge city, with an over-whelming number of stores and shopping districts. Why not opt to shop with an expert Londoner, with an unrivalled insider knowledge of the city and its shops to go in search for that perfect gift.
  • Finish your London Magical Christmas Tour with a visit the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park – enjoy the London Christmas markets and fair ground rides.
Enjoy a festive skate at the Natural History Museum's Ice Rink from October 2015

Image © Natural History Museum. Enjoy a festive skate at the Natural History Museum’s Ice Rink as part of the Magical Christmas London Tours.

Here is a little taste of what you can expect on our London Christmas Tours:



For the best traditional London Christmas Experience make sure to book your London Christmas Tour and make Christmas 2015 one to remember!

 


London Layover Tours from Heathrow, Gatwick and City Airport

Missionary group enjoying afternoon tea during a London layover

Missionary group enjoying afternoon tea during a London layover

Looking for ideas to spend the time during a layover at the London airports?

Our award winning London Tours from Heathrow Airport offer the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most important cities direct from the moment you land in London. Our Layover Tours are widely recommended by national and international media. Here’s just a recent example from the Washington Post.

As the Founders of Layover Tours we know how important your time is when flying through the capital: we are there to help you maximise this to its best. Forget all the problems of arriving into a new city – leave the hassle to us. A professional London guide and a qualified licensed chauffeur. With collection directly from your terminal arrival and return in time for your outbound departure, why not turn your next London layover into a real experience of sightseeing and discovery!

Want to know more information on the logistics – terminals, what happens to your luggage? Read our helpful London Layover Guide articles:

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Which Terminal at Heathrow Airport

Every day we received hundreds of happy visitors from all corners of the globe travelling through London’s airports. Their thoughts and comments are featured across the London Magical Tours blog. Also click on the video link below to hear other visitors talk about their Layover Tour experiences with us:



Next time you are flying through London don’t forget that there’s so much more to do than just sit waiting at the airport- make the most of the opportunity with a Layover Tour with London Magical Tours.