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  1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Oxford Street

London: Highlights Tour with Boat Ride

Product ID: 239132
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Find out what it's like to be from London. Learn the slang, the history, and the etiquette. See London's top landmarks and hidden secrets on this amazing 2-hour walking tour with boat cruise.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk down Oxford Street
  • Explore the Mayfair shopping district
  • Encounter Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament
  • Shop at the Borough Market
  • Take a sightseeing boat cruise
Full description
See London from a Londoner's perspective, and learn what it is to be a native. You will start your tour on the world-famous Oxford Street, which boasts 300 high-street stores, where you can learn of its hidden gruesome past. You will then make your way down from the high street, through boutique Mayfair stores and ancient arcades. You can learn about London's bizarre and fascinating laws, enforced by beadles, and window shop to your hearts content.

Next, head through the infamous Piccadilly Circus, once the go-to place for Shakespearean garb, but now a hub of London's tourism. You can see the site of London's film premieres, perhaps catching a glimpse of celebrities on the way.

For Harry Potter fans, you can see the top filming locations, and learn about JK Rowling's life in London, before following the route of the "Deatheaters" through Trafalgar Square to the river Thames. Once on the river, jump aboard a sightseeing cruise (complete with a bar) to Borough Market, the home of London's finest food. Throughout your tour you will also encounter London's best taverns and pubs (including the oldest in the UK), as well as the Royal Palaces and their Royal Parks, top film locations, top music-history sites, and countless pieces of stunning street art.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Boat cruise
What’s Not Included
  • Bottle of water (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at the fountain by the Green Park exit of Green Park Station.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Know before you go
• Please remember to wear weather-appropriate clothing