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London
Private and Small Group Guided Tours

Both medieval and modernist, London is a world capital that defies classification.
From ancient Roman ruins to Norman architecture, London is littered with reminders of its past. Landmarks like the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, and Westminster Abbey, once the glory of medieval monarchy and now the setting for coronations, offer a peek into the city's long, often turbulent, history and rise to prominence. At the same time, contemporary structures like the Shard and the Millennium Bridge highlight London's evolution into a cutting-edge world capital. Its culturally vibrant immigrant neighborhoods and acclaimed literary, theater, and art worlds, personified by Shakespeare's Globe Theater and the Tate Modern, also form a portrait of an endlessly inventive city. Experience the many facets of London with Context's private and small group guided tours.

Want more than a tour in London? Talk to our expert planners about custom and multi-day options at +1 (800) 691-8328. 
Introduction to London: From Tower Bridge to the London Eye
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Introduction to London: From Tower Bridge to the London Eye

St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe, Tate Modern, London Eye, Tower Bridge, and South Bank

(29)
$488 and up
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$143/pp
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Tower of London Tour
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Tower of London Tour

Tower of London

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$496 and up
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$131/pp
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London custom tours and trip planning starting at $643.
London in a Day, with Context
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London in a Day, with Context

Tower of London, Borough Market, Westminster Abbey, and Changing of the Guard

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$765 and up
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British Museum Tour: Crash Course
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

British Museum Tour: Crash Course

British Museum

(282)
$480 and up
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$125/pp
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Buckingham Palace and Royal Parks Tour
3.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Buckingham Palace and Royal Parks Tour

Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace

(12)
$428 and up
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$126/pp
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Churchill War Rooms Tour
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Churchill War Rooms Tour

Churchill War Rooms

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$496 and up
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$133/pp
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Tower of London Tour For Kids
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Tower of London Tour For Kids

Tower of London

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$518 and up
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Westminster Abbey Tour: Britain Through The Ages
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Westminster Abbey Tour: Britain Through The Ages

Westminster Abbey

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$510 and up
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$150/pp
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Exclusive Early Morning Tower of London
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Exclusive Early Morning Tower of London

Tower of London

(5)
$2,605 and up
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British Museum Tour for Kids: Crash Course
2 hrs • London, United Kingdom

British Museum Tour for Kids: Crash Course

British Museum

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$499 and up
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London History Tour: Portrait of a City
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London History Tour: Portrait of a City

Hallows by the Tower and Guildhall

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$424 and up
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$125/pp
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Savoring London Food Tour
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Savoring London Food Tour

(100)
$425 and up
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$125/pp
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Custom & Multi-Day Tour of London
From 1 Day to 6+ Days • London, United Kingdom

Custom & Multi-Day Tour of London

Your choice of sites

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$643 and up
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Hampton Court Palace Tours: 200 Years of History, Architecture, and Design
3.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Hampton Court Palace Tours: 200 Years of History, Architecture, and Design

Hampton Court

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$583 and up
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$171/pp
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Monarchy and Parliament: The Struggle for Democracy
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Monarchy and Parliament: The Struggle for Democracy

Banqueting House

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$399 and up
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To the Sea: Greenwich and the Meridian
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

To the Sea: Greenwich and the Meridian

Queen's House

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$425 and up
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Royal Parks and Palaces: Understanding British Monarchy
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Royal Parks and Palaces: Understanding British Monarchy

Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and Kensington Palace

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$425 and up
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$123/pp
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Oxford Excursion
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Oxford Excursion

Oxford University, Sheldonian Theatre, and Christ Church

(51)
$420 and up
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$123/pp
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Hidden London
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Hidden London

St. Bartholomew the Great, St Andrew Holborn, and Lincoln's Inn

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$425 and up
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National Gallery Crash Course
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

National Gallery Crash Course

National Gallery

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$420 and up
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$123/pp
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Drawing London: A Hands-on Art Workshop
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Drawing London: A Hands-on Art Workshop

Tate Modern

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$425 and up
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London Architecture Tour
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London Architecture Tour

Temple Church

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$399 and up
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London Briefing: Tea and a Stroll with a Local Expert
2 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London Briefing: Tea and a Stroll with a Local Expert

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$361 and up
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Tate Modern: Crash Course
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Tate Modern: Crash Course

Tate Modern

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$425 and up
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Victoria and Albert Museum Tour Crash Course
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Victoria and Albert Museum Tour Crash Course

Victoria and Albert Museum

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$420 and up
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$123/pp
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Jewish London
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Jewish London

Bevis Marks, Liverpool Street Station, and Sandy's Row Synagogue

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$425 and up
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Of Inns and Wigs, Understanding Legal London
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Of Inns and Wigs, Understanding Legal London

Lincoln's Inn

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$425 and up
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Cambridge Visit
4 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Cambridge Visit

King's Chapel

(26)
$436 and up
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London in a Day for Kids
6 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London in a Day for Kids

Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Borough Market

(6)
$722 and up
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Auction Houses: Decoding the Art Market
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Auction Houses: Decoding the Art Market

Bonhams and White Cube Gallery

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$425 and up
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National Gallery Tour for Kids: A World of Stories
2 hrs • London, United Kingdom

National Gallery Tour for Kids: A World of Stories

National Gallery

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$499 and up
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Kew Royal Botanical Gardens - Introduction to English Garden History
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens - Introduction to English Garden History

Kew Gardens

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$412 and up
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St Paul's and Christopher Wren's City of Churches
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

St Paul's and Christopher Wren's City of Churches

St. Paul's Cathedral

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$425 and up
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Salisbury, Stonehenge and Bath Full Day Tour
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Salisbury, Stonehenge and Bath Full Day Tour

Stonehenge and Roman Bath

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$980 and up
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Windsor Castle Excursion
3.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Windsor Castle Excursion

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$453 and up
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British Cheese Tasting: British History and Bites
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

British Cheese Tasting: British History and Bites

Various speciality food shops

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$1,001 and up
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British Fashion at the V&A: From Dandies to McQueen
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

British Fashion at the V&A: From Dandies to McQueen

Victoria and Albert Museum

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$383 and up
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Ales and Pubs: Sipping the History of British Beer
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Ales and Pubs: Sipping the History of British Beer

Borough Market and Beer Brewery

(15)
$425 and up
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The Blitz - London During WWII
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

The Blitz - London During WWII

St. Paul's Cathedral, Guildhall, and Museum of London

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$441 and up
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Family Menagerie: Animals at the National Gallery
2 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Family Menagerie: Animals at the National Gallery

National Gallery

(1)
$499 and up
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The Blitz - London During WWII Tour for Kids
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

The Blitz - London During WWII Tour for Kids

St. Paul's Cathedral, Guildhall, and Museum of London

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$499 and up
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From Empire to Emancipation, London's Legacy in the Slave Trade
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

From Empire to Emancipation, London's Legacy in the Slave Trade

Guildhall and Museum of London

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$488 and up
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British Museum Friday Evening Exclusive
2.5 hrs • London, United Kingdom

British Museum Friday Evening Exclusive

British Museum

$478 and up
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Contemporary Artists' Studios of London
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Contemporary Artists' Studios of London

Tate Modern and Contemporary Artist Studio

(3)
$436 and up
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London in 2 Days
48 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London in 2 Days

Tower of London, Borough Market, Westminster Abbey, St. Bartholomew the Great, St Andrew Holborn, Lincoln's Inn, and Changing of the Guard

$2,036 and up
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London in 3 Days
72 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London in 3 Days

British Museum, Tower of London, Borough Market, Westminster Abbey, St. Bartholomew the Great, Lincoln's Inn, Changing of the Guard, Hampton Court, and Churchill War Rooms

$2,582 and up
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London with Cindy, Art Historian
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London with Cindy, Art Historian

National Gallery, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Kew Gardens, and National Portrait Gallery

$1,128 and up
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London with Tim, Historian
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London with Tim, Historian

National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Shakespeare's Globe, and Hyde Park

$1,128 and up
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London with Alan, Art and Classical Historian
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London with Alan, Art and Classical Historian

British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Shakespeare's Globe, and Tate Modern

$1,128 and up
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London with Sean, Historian
8 hrs • London, United Kingdom

London with Sean, Historian

Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Kensington Palace, Stonehenge, Churchill War Rooms, and Buckingham Palace

$1,128 and up
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National Portrait Gallery: The Faces of British History
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

National Portrait Gallery: The Faces of British History

National Portrait Gallery

(1)
$531 and up
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Early Entry British Museum Tour
3 hrs • London, United Kingdom

Early Entry British Museum Tour

British Museum

$2,605 and up
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London Private and Guided Tours

We offer broad array of private and small group guided tours in London, designed to appeal to every interest. Some of our most popular tours include our Tower of London with Kids, which delves into some of the storied history of the structure with a more family-friend bent (namely, glossing over some of the more gruesome history that took place there) and a Custom London Tour with a Private Guide, in which we can create an itinerary circumscribed only by the bounds of our collective imagination. Other options include a Shakespeare Tour, in which we immerse ourselves in the Bard's London and learn more about the history of this mysterious figure, our introductory London City Tour, perfect for first-time visitors, and our Learn about Royal London Tour with a history professor, a full-day experience in which we enmesh ourselves in the monarchy, from Westminster Abbey to Kensington Palace.
What Context London Travelers Say
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I had a great time. Loved it. There was just some slight apprehension at meeting up as it is such a busy location.
Alan was great. He didn't try to do too much, but he made it all make sense together. He also responded to particular requests I felt I got a good understanding of the museum.
Alan was a great guide, truly giving much insight into the chronology and various movements in modern art. He had a unique background having worked in a prestigious auction house and gave us some surprising information on the economics of the contemporary art world too!