London Christmas Tours 2017

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No sooner is Summer drawing to a close when we start being inundated with requests for this year’s Christmas tour dates!

One of the highlights of the holiday season in London, our Christmas special tours are the ultimate night out to discover the best of the capital during what is truly the most wonderful time of the year.

Still haven’t booked yours? Here’s a sneak peak at what you’re missing out on!

You never know who you might run into during a Magical Christmas Tour ...

You never know who you might run into during a Magical Christmas Tour …

London's Christmas markets

London’s Christmas markets

Our London Christmas Lights Tours are the original holiday themed tours, visiting the best of the festive lights in central London, alongside many off the beaten path locations.

Remember that unlike other tour offerings, this is not just the usual London landmarks. Our professional tour guides will take you out of the chauffeur driven sightseeing vehicles to hear the stories and learn about the traditions behind what it means to spend Christmas in London – the perfect holiday treat.

Christmas fairies - much loved by children on our Christmas tours!

Christmas fairies – much loved by children on our Christmas tours!

Tower Bridge at Christmas: Magical ...

Tower Bridge at Christmas: Magical …

The London Christmas Tours are running from 10th of November 2017 to 6th of January 2018.

Still need convincing? Take a look at some of the videos below for a little taste of what visitors have been saying about past year’s London Christmas Tours:

 

 


How to spend Valentines Day 2017 in London

 

Valentines Day 2017 in London

Valentines Day 2017 in London

Whether you are single or feeling romantic, there is always fun activities to in London on the 14th of February.

Here are a few ideas to spark your imagination and inspire your this Valentines Day 2017:

Kensington Palace:

Visit the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other Royal Couples from British history.

West End:

Enjoy a magical musical or theatre show during the evening. Alternatively catch a classic movie or one of the latest blockbusters.

The London Eye:

Soar above London with a ride on the London Eye and why not indulge with champagne and chocolates on the ride.

The View from the Shard:

Enjoy breathtaking views and catch the sunset from the top of the Shard.

Enjoy the breathtaking views London has to offer this Valentines day

Enjoy the breathtaking views London has to offer this Valentines day

Romantic Evening Tours:

Enjoy the highlights of London with a private London Magical Tour covering the romantic locations of the city at night. Whats more, include champagne and chocolate gifts in the comfort of your private chauffeur driven vehicle with additional private London tour guide.


Valentines Day 2015 in London

Valentines Day is on its way soon. If you’re looking at things to do to celebrate the occasion, why not spoil that special someone with a special trip to London?

The capital offers a lot of activities for lovers… and singles!

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We are happy to announce that London Magical Tours is offering special Valentines Day outings for 2015. Visit the most romantic places in London, spoil each other with chocolate and champagne on a fast track ride on the London Eye and experience traditional high tea at the official suppliers to Her Majesty The Queen with live music.

Our VIP exclusive service includes your very own private London tour guide and an additional professional chauffeur to ensure you have a Valentines day to remember.

Romantic treats include:

– Pre-booked London Eye fast track entrances

– Express and Traditional Afternoon High Tea with live music

– Professional London Tour Guide and additional chauffeur in a luxury vehicle to take you to the most romantic sights of the capital

– Finish your London Magical Tours 2015 Valentines Day with a trip to the theatre

For more information on our London Valentine Day Tours, visit the London Magical Tours website.  Make sure to book in advance as places are limited!

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Traditional Afternoon High Tea in London

Quintessentially British ... Traditional Afternoon Tea

Quintessentially British ... Traditional Afternoon Tea

Afternoon High Tea: what could be more British!

Despite being the national drink, it is thanks to Queen Catherine of Braganza, the Portuguese wife of King Charles II, that tea drinking was brought before the English royal court, starting a trend that would expand through the aristocracy of the 17th century and later into popular British culture.

If tradition is to be believed, afternoon tea as we know it today was ‘invented’ by Anna Maria, the wife of the seventh Duke of Bedford. It was back in 1841 when she first started drinking tea and having a bite to eat in the mid-afternoon, a means of bridging the gap that existed between lunch (eaten at about 1 o’clock) and dinner (eaten at around 7 o’clock). It wasn’t long before this become a social event, with the Duchess sending out invitations to guests to accompany her for afternoon tea at 5 o’clock.

By the 1860s the fashion for afternoon tea had become widespread. Such teas were elegant affairs: drunk from the best china and accompanied by deliciously prepared food pieces presented on beautiful china plates. On offer might be bread and butter, scones and cakes, as well as sandwiches with the crusts cut off.


London Magical Tours Tea Services

At London Magical Tours, we know the importance of this most British of institutions and are delighted to be able to offer our guests a range of tea drinking experiences to accompany our range of London Tours.

All our tea offerings include priority fast track service, an exclusivity only available to London Magical Tours clients, with a table being reserved and the food freshly prepared in time for your arrival – the perfect way to avoid lengthy lines and help get the most out of your day.

Afternoon Tea – Express Service

Traditional Afternoon Tea With Champagne Option

Express Afternoon Tea With Champagne Option

Guests on all our tours have the option to include afternoon tea with express service at our range of specially selected London hotels.

Treat yourself to freshly made scones with clotted cream and jam, finger sandwiches and a delicious selection of mini pastries, accompanied to drink with your choice of English tea, coffee or hot chocolate. An option with an accompanying glass of champagne is also available.

To view an example of an express afternoon tea menu please click here:

Express Afternoon Tea Menu

VIP Traditional Afternoon High Tea at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Room

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This quintessential tea drinking experience is available exclusively as an option to guests on our VIP level tours.

Founded back in 1707, Fortnum & Mason are Royal grocers to Her Majesty the Queen and one of the most beautiful stores in London.

London Magical Tours VIP clients are offered a special by invitation only experience to enjoy a luxurious traditional afternoon high tea service at the Diamond Jubilee tearoom, opened to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 60 years as monarch in 2012.

Her Majesty The Queen with their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge

Her Majesty The Queen with their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge

Offering a fine range of sandwiches, the tea service is accompanied by scones with clotted Somerset cream and a selection of delicious afternoon tea cakes, along with the choice of tea or coffee.

London Magical Tours VIP guests also receive a complimentary gift from the store for their visit – simply present your special invitation to guest services.

To view an example of a VIP traditional afternoon high tea menu please click here:

VIP Afternoon High Tea Menu

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