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Private Tour: Chartwell House Tour from London
"With a hotel pickup around 9am depending on your location this private tour sets off in a comfortable new Audi vehicle. Your guide and driver for the day oversees every aspect of all tours personally so you can be assured for a flexible and friendly professional service.We will arrive at Chartwell aroun some of which designed and created by Sir Winston Churchill himself. Around 11.30am you will get to go inside Chartwell House exploring the rooms and seeing the house as it was when the Churchill family lived here. During the visit there is the opportunity to see treasures and memorabilia from around the world that were gifted to the leader of the free-world.Chartwell H"""Enjoy a visit to the home of legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. With a private guide/driver and in a comfortable Audi car
From GBP158.00
 
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour in London
"On this 2 hour Jack the Ripper Tour you will get to explore how an Autumn of Terror in 1888 can still send a shiver down your spine to this very day.The discovery of a body on 31 August 1888 in London’s East End set in motion one of the most famous manhunts in criminal history. For Ripperologists and amateur sleuths have been trying (and failing) to discover the identity of the man known as Jack the Ripper!Throughout the Jack the Ripper Tour you will explore the historical background of the Whitechapel murders and their passing into a genre almost in their own right. We will examine how public perception of these gruesome but gripping murders has been shaped and compare that to the reality o""Two hour guided walk of the East End street the notorious killer Jack the Ripper knew. Led by a professional Ripperologist be prepared to enter the heart of darkness.title=Highlights&1=2-hour+Jack+the+Ripper+evening+walking+tour&2=Explore+the+streets+of+East+London+on+a+chilling+after-hours+tour&3=Unravel+the+truths+and+myths+about+London%E2%80%99s+most+infamous+serial+killer&4=See+the+notorious+murder+sites+with+a+pr
From GBP14.00
 
Harry Potter Walking Tour of London
"Take a Harry Potter walking tour into the magical world of wizardry in London. Learn about London’s rich wizarding history wonderful facts about the books and films and see many of the Harry Potter film locations used in London these including the Ministry of Magic and the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron.The tour will include familiar Harry Potter film locations as well as iconic London landmarks and known attractions including St Paul’s Cathedral Millennium Bridge Tate Modern Borough and Leadenhall Markets and Monument.Along the path of your Harry Potter walking tour you’ll have lots of opportunity to take pictures and see the different film locations up close. Tour group sizes are limited to ensure you have the best therefore you will need an Oystercard to travel in Zone 1 (own expense)."
From GBP12.00

The Lanes Tips (15)

Getting lost is how to visit

The Lanes is a small area of specialist shops (especially jewellers), restaurants and pubs within a stone's throw of the sea and pier. Just wander. People watch in good weather. All restaurants on a...
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miniman2804
Jul 02, 2008

lanes or laines ?

Somewhat confusingly there appears to be two spellings for Brighons heavily promoted specialist shopping area. The 'south Laines [if i can call it that] seemed the more picturesque and contained more...
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sourbugger
Sep 18, 2007

Walking in The Lanes

The Lanes is a lovely place to spend time in, there are so many weird and wonderful shops, it's even better than Carnaby Street in London.There are Cafes, Coffee shops, Jewellery shops, a shop that...
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Elodie_Caroline
Sep 16, 2007

The Lanes unique shopping experience

Do browse around the area which is know as The Lanes, this collection of narrow streets covering about 1 square mile is the oldest area in Brighton dated around 17th centuary. Home to some unique...
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jo104
Aug 22, 2007

THE (NARROW) LANES

The old village of Brighthelmstone had 4 main streets in the Medieval Ages: North, East, West and South. What started as a small settlement became a large maze of narrow cobblestone streets which is...
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DAO
Dec 18, 2006

High-end shopping in old fisherman cottages

Near the North Laine, The Lanes is a very charming shopping area, where high end shops are housed in ex fisherman cottages. Cobblestone streets, little sidewalk cafes, and little sidestreets make the...
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USCgirlie
Mar 28, 2006

The Lanes

I spent the most of my time in this area. It's the famous shopping area between North Street and the seafront, in the centre of Brighton. There are narrow streets, a lot of boutiques, restaurants,...
ruska1
Jul 02, 2004

The lanes aren't that good

The actual lanes whilst quite pleasant don't really give you an idea of the real Brighton (all antique stores, clothes and US chain coffee bars). head north a little way to the North Laines now that's...
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harmlessphil
Dec 24, 2003

The Lanes

It is not easy to get yourself lost walking around the Brighton lanes as they are only a small area between Brighton main shopping area of Churchill sqaure and the seafront. There are plenty of...
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nigelw6443
Oct 20, 2003

Walking through the old,...

Walking through the old, picturesque streets... Here you will find lots of quaint little shops, such as antique shops, flower shops, knick-knacks, and best of all.. gadget shops.. I just went crazy...
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Zlur
Dec 01, 2002

The old town centre is...

The old town centre is preserved as THE LANES, small cottages in twisting lanes, with lots of quaint little shops, restaurants and pubs. It’s great for some relaxed shopping, although it can be very...
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kwanou
Sep 07, 2002

The Lanes

A network of twisting, narrow lanes and cobbled courtyards with interesting shops and wonderful pubs. Just wander through and admire all the items in the windows, which is what my Aunt Val and Uncle...
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hayward68
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near The Lanes

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The Clock Tower

The Clock Tower in the centre of North Street and it was built in 1888 to Commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The clock tower is a Grade II listed building with a Baroque and Gothic...
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Brighton Fishing Museum

The museum is located on the Brighton Fishing Quarter on the seafront under the arches and it has got a lot to show the visitor from its rich fishing industry over the years. It has a lot of photos...
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The Market Inn

The Market Inn pub which we have stopped for a drink before going for diner is a small traditional pub with a lot of original features. The Market inn which is also has got rooms above is a in a very...
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West Pier

The team that were behind the 'London eye' are planning to build what they call an 'i-360' structure on the Seafront at Brighton. The design means that a single 'pod' can rise up over Brighton, giving...
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Steve Ovett Statue

The statue of Steve Ovett the Olympian is located at the seafront but not where the arches are but on the left hand side of the pier. I don't think this side is very popular with day trippers as is a...
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Royal Pavilion

The Royal Pavilion started as a modest lodging owned by George, the then Prince of Wales in 1787 and with the architect Henry Holland it was transformed into a neo-classical villa known as the Marine...
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Located in Brighton's historic quarter.

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