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Context London Tours

#61 of 820 Tours in London
Opens in 30 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
Opens in 30 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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2 College Place, London SW10 0QZ, England
Chelsea
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+44 20 3514 1780
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All reviews lawrence owens british museum private tour sarah jane westminster abbey walking tour indiana jones orientation tour kids engaged our guide was extremely knowledgeable subject matter national gallery come alive art history well worth the cost hampton court churchill war rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was the perfect way to visit the British Museum. Our excellent guide, Helena, started with an interesting introduction about the founding of the museum, then focussed on a few specific areas of interest to us. Instead of wandering aimlessly around a very large...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tower of London Tour, with Sean as our guide, was excellant! I strongly recommend it as a great way to visit the Tower of London. Thanks!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lawrence Owens was our family tour guide for the British Museum. A bottomless source of intelligence, enthusiasm and fun! Lawrence is the perfect mix of classic dry British humor with a current perspective and honest search for truth. He was generous with his knowledge, opinions...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun tour where, for the first time in a while, enjoyed and learned some cool history. Lawrence made the tour funny and enjoyable

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Max W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour yesterday I went to a different museum and it was terrible and I hated every minute of it because it was boring and I just wanted to go home but with this tour he made it so fun and I didn’t even realize...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Henry W
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Our guide, Ruth, has an obvious passion for Handel and his music, and a good deal of knowledge besides, which she communicated with clarity and enthusiasm. My friends and I spent a delightful 3. hours exploring the sites associated with Handel, and she threw in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kris S
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We had a small group tour (6 people) with Sarah Jane this past Tuesday, going through the Tower of London. The tour lasted 3 hours and was great. Sarah started with a review of the overall history of London at a high level and brought...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gabrielle N
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We have had nothing but great experiences with Context Tours. The Tour of the V and A Museum emphasizing fashion, The British Museum Tour emphasizing archeology, and the National Gallery Tour emphasizing the art we were most interested in seeing were all excellent. Each of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jmg217
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I have taken half a dozen Context tours, and each one has been outstanding. The guides are fascinating given their knowledge, life experience and ability to present facts and tell stories. I didn't want any of them to end! While Context may be a tad...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank doodle1957
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We toured the Churchill War Rooms with our docent, Peter. As a person interested in WWII, I throughly enjoyed the war rooms and museum. Our docent Peter did a wonderful job explaining both the war rooms and museum exhibits. He is extremely historically knowledgeable. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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dDubArlington
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Yes. I usually tip 10% or $20 per person
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RTill
16 July 2015|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
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
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