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Context London Tours

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Context London organizes small-group walking tours of London led by scholars and experts in a variety of topics. Walks happen daily or can be arranged on request and cover such topics as art history, architectural history, cuisine, and the major...more
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2 College Place, London SW10 0QZ, England
+44 20 3514 1780
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to tour the Tower, see the Crown Jewels, etc. but having experienced large group tours, wanted something smaller and more personalized. My credit card concierge recommended Context London Tours and the reviews looked perfect. This is not a cheap experience but it was...More

Thank westendkathy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot express how delighted I used this company our guide Tim Baron was excellent, he was charming, witty and extremely knowledgeable, no question was left unanswered and made a day we will always remember, my son in law who is Canadian said it was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, teenage daughter and I were thrilled that Francesca at Context Tours was our guide thru the National Gallery. She has an advanced degree in art history or fine arts (I can't remember which) and currently works at the Royal Academy of Art, so...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most brilliant time with Phillippa at Context. My kids, (14 & 10) chose this tour and Phillippa was so wonderful with them. She made it such fun, exciting and interesting. She was a world of knowledge but it was delivered in such...More

Thank Cozza68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a simply extraordinary tour of the Tower of London with Jessica and could not have asked for a better experience! Jessica is a brilliant and energetic storyteller and really brought the history of the Tower to life for us and our teenage daughter....More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our docent, Camelia, offered a thoughtfully curated gastronomy tour through the heart of London - offering the best places to find both sweet and savory delights - with plenty of tastings! We had our two young daughters with us and she adapted the tour to...More

Thank Portia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant! My eyes were opened to civilisations I never knew about, even my 10 year old daughter was captivated. Our guide, who had a phD on the subject no less, was excellent - clear, engaging and very well informed. I especially appreciated the pictures he...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour was the highlight of my trip to London! My docent Peter Currie was absolutely brilliant. He was enthusiastic, passionate and insightful about the material. Peter has the ability to connect the details of our tour to a larger narrative of struggle, ambiguity and...More

Thank dbally
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Another rave review for Peter Currie, our Context Guide, with whom we spent an exceptionally enjoyable afternoon in London! He guided us on the London Architecture Tour and engaged both my husband and me and our two teenage children. Peter gave us a wonderful sense...More

Thank alvs71
Reviewed 12 July 2018

My husband and i signed up for the Context British Museum Tour, it is pricey and tours are available for much less...however, our tour was worth every penny. Because no one else had signed up; we had a private tour with Helena a Ph.D. student...More

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Hello Rich, Thanks for thinking of us for your upcoming trip to London! You can book on our website or by calling our US Office at 1.800.691.6036 If you are booking a private walk and would like to request a particular... More