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Private Walking Tour: Highlights of London with a Blue Badge Guide
"Enjoy a leisurely walk with our Experienced Blue Badge English speaking guide through the beautiful and historic city of London. Starting at Big Ben you will learn all about this famous old clock and the Houses of Parliament that sit next to the River Th then up past the Prime Minister's home and the Horse Guards Parade where you may see the Queen's personal cavalry on duty. There is so much to see on this tour and after walking past several national war memorials and other state buildings you will find yourself in the bustling Trafalgar Square home of Nelsons Column with its picturesque fountains and national galleries which house some of the finest art in the world. Next up you'll visit Covent Garden and China Town. Then see Leicester Square and London's answer to Times Square
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Private Tour: London Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at a designated location. Visit Buckingham Palace and St James Palace from the outside whilst you are told the fascinating history of these Palaces. Also stories of Royal scandal.Then you will visit the political and social heart with great photo opportunity of Big Ben Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Be entertained with stories of terror treason Royal weddings and Winston Churchill and WWII. Walk past the home of David Cameron and the Horse Guard Parade in to Trafalgar Square home of Admiral Horatio Nelson one of Britain's greatest war leaders.Walk the cobbled streets of Covent Garden. S an area renowned for its restaurants cafe culture
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Private Tour of London in a Classic Car
"Find out what makes London really swing in a restored classic Mini Cooper with your very own passionate local guide to bring the city to life. See not only the iconic sights of the capital but also discover the hidden gems that are often overlooked.< St Paul's Cathedral and The Shard but also the hidden gems that so often get missed – Street Art in the Leake Street Tunnel quirky back streets of Covent Garden and local markets like the Borough Farmers Market.""""Enjoy a chauffeur driven classic car tour of London's most iconic sights as well as the often missed hidden gem's. London is BIG. With 9 million locals 50
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Covent Garden

The central London district of Covent Garden is a magnet for visitors to the city. It is a hive of activity day and night - famous for its shopping, bars &amp; restaurants, streets performers,...
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sue_stone
Aug 24, 2006

Covent Garden Market

These days this is possibly the centre of London’s tourist community. People seem to gravitate here and it’s easy to understand why. There’s always something to see or do – a craftsman at work or...
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toonsarah
Jun 26, 2007

Neal´s Yard.

There is a very interesting yard hidden away in central London. It is called Neal´s Yard and all the houses in the yard are brightly painted in various colours. I remember going there in 1987 and was...
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Regina1965
Jun 05, 2013

Street entertainers ? or sophisticated begging ?

Covent Garden attracts many of the better street entertainers of London Town. On the Plaza in front of the church opposite the Covent Garden Market buildings a show will last about 30 minutes and can...
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sourbugger
Dec 05, 2004

Christmas in Covent Garden

Covent Garden during the Christmas period is well worth a visit. You will find a Santa's Grotto for the kids, mulled wine and mince pies for a few pounds, market stalls with more gift ideas than you...
Mariajoy
Jan 01, 2006

covent garden

It use to house the fruit and vegetable market but around 1970 it changed to house small shops, the Apple market and the Jubilee market. you can find crafts, clothes, leather goods,streets...
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sylvie-uk
Sep 15, 2004

transport museum

History of the transport in London over the past 200 years.You can see trams, buses and trains.You can discover how the underground and buses systems were built and how they operate nowdays.entrance...
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sylvie-uk
Sep 15, 2004

Sweet Home Alabama??

Luca - an urban cowboy found in Covent Garden was a momentary distraction from our shopping and other things... when I heard the opening chords of "Sweet Home Alabama!" I just had to stop and listen...
Mariajoy
Oct 16, 2006

Covent Garden

After finishing our late pub lunch, we hopped on the tube for a short ride to the old market area of Covent Garden as darkness was beginning to fall early nearing the shortest day of the year. Unlike...
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Bwana_Brown
Jan 07, 2006

Market comedy

There is always something going on in the heart of covent garden.Comedians perform on the square, whilst buskers can be found all around each wanting to relieve you of your hard earned cash.Covent...
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jo104
Oct 25, 2005

Covent Garden

What a leisurely place to spend an afternoon! Lots of little clothes and gift shops to explore, places to grab a coffee and snack, or even sit down to watch an opera street performance of theatre...
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Kaspian
Oct 28, 2005

Street Entertainers At Covent Garden

Good atmosphere and free entertainment - always good for some banter and stand up comedy. The cutting edge of entertainment and well worth trying.Hold on to your wallet!You will be cajouled to cough...
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Jun 14, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Covent Garden

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Neal's Yard

On the north side of Long Acre we leave Westminster for the borough of Camden and the Seven Dials district of Covent Garden This area consists of former warehouses and was quite run down until the...
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Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden has two very different façades right next to each other, both facing onto Bow Street. This first one is the traditional stone façade of the main building, where...
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St Paul's Church

St. Paul's Church at Covent Garden is also known as the Actor's Church. The Church was the first entirely new one to be built in London since the reformation at the first formal square of the city...
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The Strand

The Strand Underground Station was opened in 1907 and was originally a branch from Holborn on the Piccadilly line. It was not used much but had a peak hour service which finally closed in 1994 because...
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St. Paul's, Covent Garden

With so many other things to keep you occupied in Covent Garden it would be easy to overlook the simple church of St. Paul’s, but it’s worth a look inside even if only to take a look at the actors’...
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Royal Courts of Justice

If you live in the UK, or anywhere where you can pick up UK TV news broadcasts, the exterior of this building will be very familiar, as many high-profile legal cases are heard in its courts (the High...
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Getting to Covent Garden

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Covent Garden, London WC2E

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  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:00
    18:00 to 21:00
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday Closed

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