London is a melting pot of history, art, culture, and excitement, but its hustle and bustle can also be a bit overwhelming at times. That’s where family-friendly tours come in that let you explore the city’s best and most famous attractions at your own pace with an expert to guide you by your side. There are a variety of family-friendly tours to choose from here in London, so, book a lavish stay at the Chilworth Paddington Hotel in the heart of the city, and read on to find the tour that’s perfect for you.
Buckingham Palace Tour
Step inside the world of royalty and take a tour of Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch and the backdrop to many important national events. The State Rooms, decorated with some of the finest art and furniture from the royal collection are open to visitors and offer a glimpse into the opulence and grandeur of the palace. You can see the magnificent paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, and Rembrandt, as well as sculptures by Canova and Bernini. Plus, if you’re lucky, you might even get to see the Changing of the Guard ceremony, a military tradition that takes place in front of the palace.
A quick tip: The entrance tickets to the State Rooms in Buckingham Palace also include access to the royal gardens. Take a short stroll past the serene lake as you take the exit on Grosvenor Street.
Hop- on Hop-off Bus Tours
Hop on an open-top bus tour and see the best of London from the top deck in style. With your own personal guide, you’ll get to see all the major landmarks and sites including Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. It is a great way to enjoy majestic views of the city and at the same time learn about London’s history and culture. So, what are you waiting for? Get your hands on the best London Hotels with special deals and offers and be a part of this thrilling experience.
Tower of London Beefeater Tour
Immerse yourself in the history of one of the most famous fortresses in the world-Tower of London with a Beefeater tour. Start your day exploring the Tower of London mysteries from your ideally located accommodation in Paddington. This iconic tour takes you on a journey through the Tower’s 1,000-year history, sharing stories of kings and queens, prisoners and executioners, and the fascinating Crown Jewels.
London by Night Bus Tour
As the sun sets, London comes alive with its bright lights. Get on this 90-minute night bus tour that takes you on a mesmerising journey through the city, giving you a unique perspective of its most famous landmarks. You’ll see the illuminated clock tower of Big Ben, the vibrant Piccadilly Circus, and the Tower of London, all of which are even more spectacular at night. In fact, your guide will share interesting facts about the city’s rich history along the way and some of its dark secrets too!
Paddington Bear Walking Tour
Book the perfect stay with the opulent Paddington hotel on special offers and step into the world of everyone’s favourite bear with a Paddington Bear Walking Tour of London. Follow in the footsteps of Paddington as you explore the city that inspired Michael Bond’s beloved character. Led by an expert guide, explore all the key locations featured in the Paddington books and movies with your loved ones, including the Paddington Station and Selfridges, where he bought the iconic red hat and coat.