London has over 2,000 years of history to its name, so it should come as no surprise to hear that there is an incredible amount to see and do in the city.
World renowned architecture, stunning structures, iconic attractions, beautiful parks, awesome pubs, world class museums- the list is incredibly long.
This staggering list of things to enjoy in London does beg the question; “how is one supposed to see everything in one trip?”.
The harsh truth is that you won’t be able to see everything on just one trip- but this means you have a very good reason to come back and visit again! Make the most of the time you do have in the city by taking advantage of the amazing London hotel packages on offer, and book a room in the Montcalm Hotel London City Royal House.
It’s one of the best spa hotels London has to offer, and the perfect example of luxury in the city centre.
In the meantime though you can check out these incredible tours that will thrill, inform, educate and delight you in some of the city’s key locations.
Let’s take a look at the very best tours on offer in London.
The Classic Tour of London
This tour takes you to the most iconic sights of London, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Big Ben.
You'll also get to explore Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Cathedral, and the British Museum. This tour is perfect for first-time visitors who want to see the best of London, and really lets you tick off many of the city’s key landmarks!
Jack the Ripper Tour
This tour takes you back to the Victorian era and onto the streets of Whitechapel, where Jack the Ripper committed his gruesome murders.
You'll visit the sites where the murders took place and learn about the suspects and theories surrounding the case.
This tour is a fascinating way to explore London's darker history, and a great choice for those looking for an evening activity.
Harry Potter Tour
Harry Potter and London have become pretty synonymous with one another since the record breaking movies.
This tour takes you to the key filming locations from all of the Harry Potter movies shot in London; including Platform 9 3/4, the Leaky Cauldron, and Diagon Alley.
You'll also get to visit the real-life inspirations for places in the books, such as King's Cross Station and Leadenhall Market. This tour is a must for any Harry Potter fan, and a great way to explore some of the city’s quirky areas.
Thames River Cruise
This tour takes you on a leisurely cruise down the River Thames, giving you a unique perspective on London's landmarks. The Thames was once pretty much the main ‘street’ in London, so offers a wonderful new perspective of the city and its key landmarks.
You'll see the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and Tower Bridge- among other sights. This tour is a great way to relax and enjoy the city's beauty from the water, and one for those who have visited London before.
West End Theatre Tour
This tour takes you behind the scenes of London's famous and historic West End theaters.
You'll learn about the history of the theaters and the productions that have graced their stages, and you'll get to see some of the props and costumes up close. This tour is perfect for theater lovers who want to see the magic of the stage come to life.
London Food Tour
Did you know London is actually home to 66 Michelin Stars?
This tour takes you on a culinary journey through London, where you'll get to taste some of the city's most delicious foods, and some of the finest food in Europe.
From traditional fish and chips to exotic street food, you'll get to try a variety of flavors and dishes.
This tour is perfect for foodies who want to explore London's vibrant food scene.
The Sherlock Holmes Tour
This tour takes you to the places that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. You’ll visit locations from the TV show and movies, and you'll visit the awesome and eccentric Sherlock Holmes Museum on Baker Street.
You'll also get to learn about the real-life inspiration for Sherlock Holmes and his creator. This tour is perfect for fans of the detective and anyone who loves a good mystery.
The Beatles Tour
This tour takes you to the places where the Beatles lived, worked, and played in London.
You'll visit Abbey Road, the Apple Boutique, and other significant locations from the Fab Four’s early days.
You'll also get to learn about the band's history and hear some of their music along the way. For any Beatles fans out there, this tour cannot be beaten!
The London Street Art Tour
This tour takes you through the vibrant and thriving street art scene in London, where you'll see some of the city's most famous murals and graffiti.
You'll learn about the incredible artists and the stories behind their works, as well as the history of street art in London- you may even get to see a Banksy or two!
This tour is perfect for art lovers and those who want to explore the city's underground culture.
The Royal London Tour
This tour takes you to the royal palaces and residences of London, including Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and the Tower of London- also known as some of the best and most iconic sights in the city!
You'll learn about the history and traditions of the British monarchy, as well as the stories of the kings and queens who have lived in these places.
This is perfectly suited to those who love history, architecture and incredibly lavish and grandiose palaces!
So there you have it, some of the very best ways in which you can explore London.
Exploring a new city in any way is a great thing to do, but doing so with an incredibly knowledgeable guide adds a whole new level of fun.
Walk the city’s streets, learn its secrets and the wonderful history, then head back to your hotel to rest your weary feet and enjoy one of the finest Finsbury Square restaurants contained within your hotel; The Aviary Rooftop Bar & Restaurant.