Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Don’t worry, Wonders of London have you covered. There are many things to do this weekend, but if the world Naked Bike Ride, The Trooping of the Colour and the Nomad Film Festival, among many other activities that are guaranteed to be attended by hundreds and thousands of people, then why not check out one of our tours! The best part is if you attend one of our tours you only pay what you think it’s worth at the end! This weekend we have the following tours:
Saturday 8 July
Crime and Justice, Royal Westminster, Harry Potter, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, Ghost and Haunted History, City of Sin, Richmond and Richmond Park, Spies, Primrose Hill and Regent’s Park and Witches. To find out more about the tours read the following article and to book your ticket follow the link at the end of the article.
Have you always wondered who the most prolific, bizarre and thought provoking criminals in London were? Then check out our Crime and Justice Tour (10.30am Waterloo) in the City of London! Along with avoiding the hustling and bustling crowds of London this tour offers you some amazing views of iconic landmarks including St. Paul’s as you walk through the City of London on a Saturday morning. One of the best things about this tour is that the square mile is often peaceful and quiet on the weekend as most of the businesses in the area are closed. The tour also takes you to one of the places criminals, witches, heretics and other such undesirables where executed!
If you’re into the royal family, but not necessarily into waiting for hours in the rain or sun to watch the Trouping of the colour and then spend many more hours navigating the crowds at the event then join our Royal Westminster Tour (11am, Westminster Station) which will take you close to the event but not participate in it. On this tour you will learn more about the history of the royal family and discover some funny stories and interesting facts of the area!
“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Albus Dumbledore. Want to find out some of the places that inspired the books and also find out where they actually filmed some parts of the movies? Then take Dumbledore’s advice and join our Harry Potter Tour (Embankment 3pm) and discover more about the world of wonder that is Harry Potter.
Is nature your thing? Then join us on our Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens Tour (Hyde Park Corner 3pm) where we will have a relaxing walk through the Rose Garden, and along the Serpentine before entering Kensington Gardens to look at the magnificent Prince Albert Memorial and taking the flower walk which leads towards Kensington Palace and finally looking at their beautiful Sunken Garden. At the end of this tour you can visit the Kensington Palace Cafe and relax with a drink or treat. You can then tell people that “I had a coffee with Prince William!” (People don’t need to know that he was in another part of the palace, all that matters is you had a coffee in his house!)
“Our feet are planted in the real world, but we dance with angels and ghosts.” – John Mitchell. Do you like your tours a little strange, a little scary and a little ethereal? Then our Ghost and Haunted History Tour (Westminster 7pm) is perfect for you! Come and find out some of the most popular and some of the less well known stories of some of London’s most intriguing ghosts on this amazing tour!
Did you know that London was once a filthy cesspool of sin, lust, corruption and sex where kings would visit bisexual brothels and archbishops were pimps and armies were defeated because the soldiers spent a little too long in the brothels! Join us on our City of Sin Tour (Waterloo 7pm) and discover a part of the 2000 year old history they refuse to teach you in school! This walk takes you along the south side of the river and while you enjoy the views of the city, it’s seedy underbelly unfolds before your eyes and ears! You will never look at St. Paul’s Cathedral the same way again! There is swearing on this tour and several controversial topics are discussed and as a result if any of the above is not your cup of tea…and if it is, join us!
Sunday 9 June
Is the chaos of the city getting to you? Do you desire to leave the discord of the city behind and walk through a relaxing place? Do you like nature? Then come to our Richmond and Richmond Park Tour (Richmond 10.30am) and walk through this relaxing place in zone 4 which feels like the countryside! With great river views and amazing panoramic views of the west this walk takes you from Richmond station all the way to the park where the tour ends. In the park we have to opportunity to see St. Paul’s Cathedral 10 miles away in the city and if we are lucky we get to see the deer of Richmond Park. We like doing this tour early in the morning so that people who join us can then relax in the park and explore the rest of this brilliant park at their own leisure.
“You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant … but scary,” – Ron Weasley. Want to find out some of the places that inspired the books and also find out where they actually filmed some parts of the movies? Then take Dumbledore’s advice and join our Harry Potter Tour (Embankment 3pm) and discover more about the world of wonder that is Harry Potter.
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” – Shakespeare. Do you love roses? Missed out on the Chelsea flower show? Do you want to discover one of London’s best parks? Then come to our Primrose Hill and Regent’s Park Tour (Chalk Farm 3pm) and you will get an amazing panoramic view of London before entering the Regent’s Park and slowly making our way towards Queen Mary’s Rose Garden where we will see some 12000 roses in bloom! It is an amazing experience that ends close Baker Street station and gives you the opportunity to relax and unwind in the heart of the city while feeling like you are far from the city! If we’re lucky we might even see a tiger!
Did you ever wonder why Spies love London? Come and find out on our Spies and Intrigue Tour (Westminster 3pm) which will provide information (or disinformation) about some of the most famous London spies and possibly explore why a famous spy is an odd thing! How did the creator of James Bond know so much about spying and which are some of the most notorious spy scandals? Find out on this tour as you walk from Westminster past the houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey MI5 and MI6! Wink, Wink.
“The house smelled musty and damp, and a little sweet, as if it were haunted by the ghosts of long-dead cookies.” - Neil Gaiman. Do you like your tours a little strange, a little scary and a little ethereal? Then our Ghost and Haunted History Tour (Westminster 7pm) is perfect for you! Come and find out some of the most popular and some of the less well known stories of some of London’s most intriguing ghosts on this amazing tour!
“To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn’t afraid of facing challenges.” - Paulo Coelho. Ever wondered about the history of witches in London? Why were women accused of witchcraft more often than men? What are the strangest witch stories in London? Then come join our Witches Tour (Tower Hill 7pm) and discover this and more! This fascinating tour looks at the history of witches with a particular focus on the historic subjugation of women and entire civilisations through propaganda! Discover more about the witches of London with us!
Those are the tours we have on this weekend. If any of them interest you please do join us this weekend. And the best part of it all is for all the tours you only pay what you think the tours are worth at the end of the tour! How wonderful is that?
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