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  • London: Kensington Palace Gardens Tour with Royal High Tea

    1. London: Kensington Palace Gardens Tour with Royal High Tea

    Meet your guide at the meeting point and walk to the iconic Kensington Palace. On a guided tour of the palace’s gardens, walk around the immaculately-maintained grounds where you will be given interesting insights into the history of the royal family and Britain's most beloved drink: tea.  Kensington Palace is most well known for being home to members of the British royal family like Princess Diana, Prince Harry, and now Prince William and Kate Middleton (along with Prince George, Prince Louis, and Princess Charlotte). See the famous Sunken Garden before ending the walk with an indulgent high tea in the breathtaking surroundings of Kensington Palace Pavilion. You will be served a selection of afternoon tea sandwiches which include classics such as egg mayonnaise and cress, smoked salmon and cream cheese, roast ham and English mustard, and cucumber and fresh mint. Taste traditional scon...

    Very well organised experience. David our guide, gave very interesting facts along the way especially about Oliver Cromwell which I didn’t know. Sitting down to High Tea was very enjoyable with the group and hearing more interesting facts from David.

  • London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    2. London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Visit London’s must-see sights and attractions by bicycle as well as off-the-beaten-track hot spots that tour buses can’t reach. You’ll hear quirky tales about London’s amazing and sometimes bizarre history on this unique bicycle excursion. You’ll cycle at a comfortable pace along riverside pathways, dedicated bike lanes, and park routes. Possible tour stops include London’s major highlights, including the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Other places of interest that you may see include Admiralty Arch, Trafalgar Square, Chinatown, Covent Garden, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Listen to amusing anecdotes about London from your knowledgeable guide, and make stops during the day.

  • London Essentials: 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

    3. London Essentials: 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

    Your journey starts by Kensington gardens. The first stop in this beautiful Royal park is Kensington Palace. Next, you cycle to the Royal Albert Hall, London's most classic venue, built to memorialize Prince Albert and the now the host for everything from the Miss World contest to rock concerts. Feel free to do your own "Last night of the proms" or stand back and listen to one of your guide's anecdotes and stories about the British Empire. You then follow the "rotten row" and the Serpentine in the amazing Hyde park to the statue of one of England's greatest war heroes. From here, you head downhill on Constitution Hill along the Green park, (the route where Queen Victoria had three assassination attempts on her life) to visit the official residence of the Royal family, Buckingham Palace. Maybe you will be invited in for a cup of tea? Your next stop is Trafalgar Square, right in the hear...

    Ola was an amazing guide. We had such fun on this bike tour. Ola was so knowledgeable and he played music as we cycled through the royal parks. The cycling was easy. We had a blast and would highly recommend this tour.

  • London Essentials: 3.5-Hour Morning Bike Tour

    4. London Essentials: 3.5-Hour Morning Bike Tour

    This tour starts in Kensington Garden - you'll start the morning by cycling through this beautiful park to see where Queen Victoria grew up and where Princess Diana lived. Further down the road, you'll stop at London's most classic venue, The Royal Albert Hall, built to memorialize Prince Albert. Feel free to do your own "last night of the proms" or lay back and listen to one of your guide's anecdotes. Your group will then follow the "rotten row" in the magical Hyde park to the statue of one of England's biggest heroes of all time, the man who defeated Napoleon back in 1815: if you know his name and where the battle took place you're the hero of the day. It's all downhill from there, through the Green Park to visit the official residence of the Royal family, Buckingham Palace - maybe you'll get invited for a cup of tea? We hope to tell you some stories about the Palace that you won't fi...

  • Royal London Tour with London Eye and Madame Tussauds

    5. Royal London Tour with London Eye and Madame Tussauds

    Climb aboard a luxury coach and take a panoramic drive to see the landmarks of London. Marvel at the monuments of Parliament Square, such as Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Continue to Kensington Palace to see the former residence of Diana, Princess of Wales. Pass the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial, and then head to St James's Park where on selected ays you can watch the ceremonial Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace. End at Trafalgar Square at around 12:00 PM, where you will be given your flexible entry tickets to Madame Tussauds and the London Eye, valid for 30 days.

  • London: City Highlights Bus Tour

    6. London: City Highlights Bus Tour

    Enjoy London from a unique viewpoint with a bus tour through the city. Take advantage of the comfort of a bus as you tour the main sights accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Drive past landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and more, depending on the option selected. Make stops along the way, and learn interesting facts about each landmark from your guide.

  • Royal London Tour

    7. Royal London Tour

    Discover the spectacular royal sights and monuments of London on this wonderful morning tour through the city. Begin the day with a panoramic drive around Parliament Square, and admire the stunning Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married. Pay a visit to the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial, and then continue the tour to St. James's Park. Stop before the beautiful Buckingham Palace to marvel at the colorful ceremony of the Changing of the Guard, backed by an impressive military band. End the fascinating tour in the lovely Trafalgar Square at around noon, at which point your guide will be happy to give suggestions for lunch and assistance with transportation back to your hotel.

  • Hyde Park and South Kensington Museums Tour in Italian

    8. Hyde Park and South Kensington Museums Tour in Italian

    Discover what dinosaurs looked like and see a replica of the Earth's core at the Natural History Museum. Examine fossils and extinct animals, such as the dodo. Next, visit the Victoria and Albert Museum to explore the world's largest collection of decorative arts and design. Get some time for a cup of tea in the Victorian-era café. Then, take a short walking tour of the upscale Kensington neighborhood to view its neoclassical buildings. Admire the red-brick Royal Albert Hall and see the memorial to Prince Albert at the entrance to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Go for a walk in the park to look at the statue of Peter Pan and the Italian Garden.

  • London: Private British Royalty Walking Tour

    9. London: Private British Royalty Walking Tour

    Take a gentle stroll through some of the most famous streets in the world. Hear amazing stories about the monarchy and their connection to various parks and monuments in London. See royal landmarks such as Kensington Palace, Green Park, the Royal Mall, Clarence House, Admiralty Arch, Westminster Abbey, and Trafalgar Square, depending on the option chosen. Hear majestic stories that surround each place. Visit Buckingham Palace, the most famous residence of the Queen. Admire the imperial exterior of the building and look out for the famous red-coated soldiers of the Household Cavalry or Queen’s Foot Guard.

  • Panoramic London from Kensington to Westminster in Spanish

    10. Panoramic London from Kensington to Westminster in Spanish

    Passing Hyde Park, reach the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea  where you will be able to admire the Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial, both associated with Prince Albert, who provided the inspiration for the foundation of exhibitions at the National History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum; both of which you will drive past before reaching Brompton Road, where you will see the world-famous shops, Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Continue down Sloane Street, where the world's most prestigious fashion boutiques are represented. The districts of Belgravia and Mayfair are London's most exclusive residential and commercial areas. The famous squares of Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square will welcome you into the heart of the old City of Westminster, where politics and royalty converge. Youwill see Number 10 Downing Street (the official residence of the British Prime Minis...

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What people are saying about Kensington Gardens

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 21 reviews

Super nice seen a lot and cycled quietly highly recommended

Ola is pleasant and enthusiastic and introduces young and old during this fun trip to the most beautiful places and anecdotes that we enjoyed very much. The story of the night sleeper at the palace was just as fun. We made this trip with our sons (14 and 19 years old) and they also liked it very much. Cycled peacefully through the beautiful park and enjoyed the beautiful stories and the unimaginably beautiful surroundings. We have seen a lot and definitely recommended. You can book this at Nottinghill Bike tours.

Great bicycle tour

Very knowledgeable and friendly guide - bicycles excellent - lots of stops and views and places to see. Our group was small and guide was flexible and accommodated us wanting to cycle more and see more (less information about places) - it was brilliant and I feel very lucky to have experienced it. The 3 hours flew. Leave plenty of time to get to venue - it is just around the corner from Baywater Underground Station.

Very well organised experience. David our guide, gave very interesting facts along the way especially about Oliver Cromwell which I didn’t know. Sitting down to High Tea was very enjoyable with the group and hearing more interesting facts from David.

Ola was an amazing guide. We had such fun on this bike tour. Ola was so knowledgeable and he played music as we cycled through the royal parks. The cycling was easy. We had a blast and would highly recommend this tour.

Very pleasant and peaceful! It wonderful and learned some history a long the way.