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First Time in London – Full Day Family Tour

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First Time in London – Full Day Family Tour

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First Time in London – Full Day Family Tour

Why you shouldn't miss it ?

Experience the perfect London introduction family tour in a single action-packed day

Treat your kids to a thrilling treasure hunt in the Tower of London

Observe London by air and by sea with a London Eye ride and relaxing cruise

Marvel the opulent Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom

In a nutshell

9 hours

Private

English

Not Accessible

What’s Included:

A certified, kid-friendly Blue Badge guide for 9 hours / Skip-the-line tickets for the London Eye and the Tower of London / A 20-min Thames cruise / Local transportation tickets / Activity booklets for each kid / A monument-spotting game kit / And of course- fun! 🥳

Milestones:

St. James Park / Buckingham Palace / Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament / London Eye / Southbank / the River Thames / Tower of London / Tower Bridge
Overview

Are you and your family in London for just one day and want to see it all? Or perhaps you are visiting London for longer but want to have an introductory, action-packed day with your loved ones? Well have we got the tour for you! Meet the Locals for Families has carefully crafted the perfect day-long introduction tour to London, so that you won’t miss a thing. With an engaging “Mary Poppins” guide and activity booklets for the kids, we have created this hassle-free tour so that everyone can have fun while learning!

Your day of amusement is about to begin! Your kid-friendly guide will meet you directly at your hotel or apartment in London. Before you visit any of the amazing sites you’ll see along your adventure, get ready for a classic London experience: the Tube! Every Londoner uses it; even Her Majesty the Queen has ridden it! The oldest underground passenger railway in the world, the “Underground” is nicknamed the “Tube” due to is small, circular tunnels and rounded trains.

Your first stop will be the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace. This daily ceremony marks the transfer of responsibility from the Queen’s Guard to the New Guard. The Changing of the Guard takes place every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Every other day, there is the Changing of the Horse Guards at the Horse Guards Parade. Regardless of which ceremony you see, this display of pageantry and grandeur is tons of fun for the kids!

Up next is a stroll down the Westminster Walk. This path will allow you to see some of the must-dos in London, and therefore cannot be missed! Along the way, you will be able to observe Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Your expert guide can use this time to explain how power is divided between the Royal Family and the House of Lords and the House of Commons in Parliament.

Now that you have seen some iconic sites on foot, let’s take a look from a little higher…400 feet higher to be precise! Step onto one of the 360° observation capsules of the London Eye to get a view of London like no other. At a calm speed, you will climb higher and higher as your kids play a fun spotting game. They will receive some pictures and will need to identify iconic monuments. Who can spy them the quickest?

You must surely be hungry after all your morning’s adventures! Kick back and relax with a tasty bite. Your expert guide will recommend some tasty restaurants for lunch on the trendy Southbank based on your preferences.

Once you have satisfied your appetite, back on the move! Your family will enjoy a 20-min relaxing cruise. This will be a great way to get yet another type of view of London. As with many old cities, a lot of the main sites are along the river shore. With this cruise, you will be able to catch a glimpse of them (all while letting your delicious lunch digest!).

Once your boat docks, step back on land to visit the striking Tower of London. This impressive museum has been a palace, fortress, prison, and even a zoo during its 900+ years. But this won’t be just a regular visit. It will be a treasure hunt! Make your way through this extraordinary castle while solving clues. But don’t worry, your cheerful guide can drop a hint here and there if needed. While you’re there, you’ll also get to eye the magnificent Crown Jewels! Along with the coronation regalia, over 100 royal objects are held here. They might just be the most visited objects in the whole world!

End your fun-filled day with a beautiful view of London along the iconic Tower Bridge. Take in the sights once more as you reflect on all the wonderful memories you’ve made with your family. And if you are hanging around London for a little longer, why not check out some of our other family-friendly tours?

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FAQ

Can we customize this London Day Tour?

Of course! This day is for you and your family, so if there are museums or sites you’d rather see, just let us know via our contact form and our superhero squad will make it happen.

My kids are fan of Harry Potter; can we see some sites of the saga?

Absolutely! We have many fantastic Harry Potter experts (true Potterheads) and we would be thrilled to adapt this itinerary to include sites related to the books and films to make your London day tour even more magical.

What if it rains?

In case of bad weather, the Changing of the Guards will be cancelled. If so, we will replace this with a visit to the Royal Mews. Located at Buckingham Palace, it hosts the royal collection of historic carriages and coaches. Like a site right out of a fairytale, this will be super fun for the kids!

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Price

2

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€1400

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3

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€1400

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4

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€1400

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5

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€1630

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6

Size of the Party

€1860

Total Price

What if we have more than 6 people?? Or we want to customize our trip?? Oh no! Just kidding, no problem is too big for us! 
Leave us a message on our contact page, and a member of our superhero team will work some magic to make your dreams come true!

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At your convenience in London
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    Michael N.

    Wow! So glad we picked this tour. Dominique helped us customize the tour so we could see exactly what we wanted. They took care of all the details, so we didn’t have to worry about a thing. That’s a first!

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    Matt D.

    A great experience for our whole family, it was so nice to learn more about the city.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Should the cancellation occur more than 72 hours before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you the full amount of the Reservation, apart from all the museum/palace activities on which we need to retain a 20% cancellation fee to cover the reservation cost of ticket.*
  • Should the cancellation occur between 72 hours and 24 hours before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you 50% of the Reservation.
  • We will not make any refund for cancellations occurring less than 24 hours before the beginning of the Activity.

*The Eiffel Tower and the Catacombs activities are not refundable

For Workshops and Classes:

  • Should the cancellation occur between 7 days and 48 hours before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you 50% of the reservation.
  • We will not make any refund for cancellations occurring less than 48 hours before the beginning of the Activity.

For cruises:

  • Should the cancellation occur 10 days before your cruise, we will refund you the full amount of the Reservation.
  • Should the cancellation occur between 10 days and 5 days before your cruise, we will refund you 50% of the Reservation.
  • We will not make any refund for cancellations occurring less than 5 days before the beginning of the cruise.

Cancellation Policy

  • Should the cancellation occur more than 14 days before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you the full amount of the Reservation, apart from all the museum activities on which we need to retain a 25% cancellation fee to cover the reservation cost of ticket.
  • Should the cancellation occur between 14 and 7 days before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you 50% of the Reservation.
  • We will not make any refund for cancellations occurring less than 6 days before the beginning of the Activity.

For Workshops and Classes:

  • Should the cancellation occur 7 days before the beginning of the Activity, we will refund you 50% of the reservation.
  • We will not make any refund for cancellations occurring less than 7 days before the beginning of the Activity.