Boasting a long history, royal landmarks and luscious green spaces, London provides an enchanting backdrop for couples seeking a romantic escape. Considered to be one of the most romantic cities in the world, it is no surprise that London draws in millions of visitors each year. Famed for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture and beautiful city walks, London is the ideal place to create unforgettable memories with that someone special. No two days are the same in this city. There is a palpable air of excitement beating through the daily motions of London life, complemented by an irresistible charm that many visitors have come to experience and love.
We understand that planning a worthwhile itinerary in a city such as London can be a challenging task. With so many sights to see and places to explore, it is important to maximise the best London has on offer, within a limited period of time. By choosing a pre-arranged British Tour, visitors can enjoy a carefully-selected range of London sites, accompanied by a knowledgeable and personable tour guide. Our London day tours give visitors the opportunity to explore London, all in less than 12 hours. With a wide range of tours to choose from, the options are suitable for both new and seasoned visitors to London.
1. Kate and William Tour
For a truly romantic excursion, relive the excitement of first glances, stolen kisses and blossoming romantic notions through the love story of young royal couple - Kate and William.
We offer a 3-hour tour sharing the fascinating journey of the beginnings of Kate and William’s royal courtship, the royal wedding and the birth of their three young children – George, Charlotte and Louis. Your royal specialist guide will lead you to visit the famous Westminster Abbey, where visitors can learn about the most spectacular royal wedding of the 21st century.
If you’re intrigued to see more, simply ask your specialist guide to take you to the royal dwellings of Kensington Palace where Kate, William and their three children reside.
2. Exclusive London Tour
For those seeking something a little special to enhance their romantic stay in London, the exclusive London tour is the perfect package. Designed to make you feel like royalty, this tour offers a more private experience to enjoy with a loved one. Our expert guide is on hand to pick you up from your hotel by one of three luxury cars and take you after hours, to visit the Tower of London. Enjoy the rare opportunity of a private, out-of-hours visit to the British Museum too, where you will have exclusive access to see the many exquisite collections in this magnificent building. Escape the tourist crowds and immerse yourself in the intimate atmosphere, as you wander through one of Britain’s most cherished institutions.
Let’s not forget the quintessentially English afternoon tea, an essential ritual for all visitors to Britain. Which is why the traditional afternoon tea holds a prided place on this exclusive tour and will be arranged for you to enjoy at one of London’s leading hotels. Tea for two? Don’t mind if we do.
3. London by Night
Experience the ultimate romantic adventure with a fascinating London night tour, set against the backdrop of ink-coloured skies and the twinkling lights of London’s vibrant nightlife. While the sun sets over this exuberant city, the action certainly doesn’t stop. Allow yourself to be whisked off your feet by the vast knowledge of our expert tour guide, who will lead you through the major London sites that come to life in the dark. Take in magnificent views of Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and the Embankment to enjoy a visual glow of lights highlighting the astounding historic architecture against the breath-taking London night scenery.
Of course, no London night tour is complete without a stop at a traditional English pub. Considered as royalty amongst the London pub scene, the Grenadier in Belgravia is well worth a visit. Enjoy a night cap with your loved one whilst enjoying the customary traditions of authentic London life.
4. London by Helicopter
There is nothing more romantic than soaring through blue skies over London on a helicopter ride. Share an unforgettable experience with your loved one and observe the breath-taking aerial views during a one-hour helicopter flight over the city.
Your expert guided-tour includes a personal pick-up by car at your hotel and a flexible half-day tour to get started. Whether you are visiting London for the first time or the fifth time, there is flexibility to curate an itinerary that suits your taste. Why not take an in-depth look at the Tower of London or inside of Westminster Abbey. Or, for those who prefer to explore more local attractions, there’s much to discover in London’s East End or Winston Churchill’s War Rooms. For a truly idyllic spot that enhances any romantic break, explore the beautiful boutique area of Notting Hill (made famous by the hit romantic comedy - ‘Notting Hill’). Boasting pastel-coloured houses, charming cafes and a leisurely atmosphere, Notting Hill is a superb place for lovers to enjoy a quiet moment to stop, breathe and take in the surrounding ambience.
5. V&A Tour
If you and your loved one enjoy art, then the V&A tour offers one of the best experiences in London. Standing as one the greatest museums in the world, the V&A is home to 2-million art and design objects. A stunningly beautiful building hosting over 150 different galleries, the V&A provides an enthralling environment for couples to indulge in a relaxed day strolling hand-in-hand, amongst an impressive collection of eye-catching exhibits.
Given there are seven miles of galleries at the V&A, we recommend booking a curated tour of this impressive London museum. Our expert British Tours guides are well-equipped with both knowledge and experience to lead you through the popular highlights at the V&A. Marvel at the inner workings of Leonardo Da Vinci in his collection of notebooks, observe the immensely beautiful glass creations of genius sculptor Dale Chihuly – or ask us to help you create your own itinerary. Perhaps you might like to visit one of the most romantic rooms at the V&A – the William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery, home to Queen Victoria’s diamond and sapphire coronet, early 19th century pieces and contemporary designs from all over the globe.
6. Greenwich Tour
The magnificent views from the top end of Greenwich Park, treats visitors to the beauty of Canary Wharf, The Shard, The O2 and St. Paul’s Cathedral amongst many more gems dotted along the spectacular vista. One of the most romantic places in London, luscious green Greenwich Park is home to stunning Palladian architecture, the enchanting royal observatory and the Prime Meridian Line – the dividing point where east meets west.
A 4-hour tour, includes expert-guided explorations of the National Maritime Museum, featuring a large collection of memorabilia kept from the victories and battles of Spanish Armada, Nile and of Trafalgar. Stand beneath the grand onion dome at the Royal Observatory to see the Great Equatorial Telescope – one of the largest telescopes in the world. Here, you can enjoy a romantic moment of star gazing as you and your lover ponder what else is out there, in the deep space beyond earth. Finally, conclude the tour with a walk around Cutty Sark. One of the world’s most famous ships, the Cutty Sark is much celebrated for being the fastest sailing ship of its time. Explore the ship’s museum to see the magnificent engineering of this historic beauty.
You could also extend your romantic excursions outside of London, by taking any one of our tours leaving from London. Why not experience the Stonehenge tour to view incredible sunset views behind the dramatic silhouettes of the prehistoric giant standing stones. Or, take a day tour from London to Paris. A direct route on the Eurostar gets you to this famously romantic city, in less than 3 hours.
Please note, we also offer tours in most languages – simply select your preferred choice when booking online.