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Context London Tours

2 College Place, London SW10 0QZ, England
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Small-Group British Museum Tour
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6-Person Tower of London Tour & Tickets
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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 sites of this city.
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2 College Place, London SW10 0QZ, England
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"westminster abbey"
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"walking tour"
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"indiana jones"
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"our guide was extremely knowledgeable"
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"subject matter"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great hidden London tour with Ruth - only 4 of us, so fabulous to chat and share information. Ruth knew absolutely everything! She was wonderful - full of quirky facts - such great fun (despite the rain!). Visited the Museum of London,...More

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ContextTravel, General Manager at Context London Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Woofie09, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Hidden London walk. It's one of our favourite walks and definitely one for those interested in going off the beaten path. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve toured with our family with Context in Rome, Florence, & Venice and this is a return to London. We did the three hour drawing tour one day and the 2 1/2 hour Tower of London tour the next day. The drawing tour started in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic context walk this time in London. Our guide Emma Matthews started the walk with a great tour around the National Portrait Gallery. Unfortunately the Banqueting building / hall in Westminster was closed so we didn’t get to see the hall / ceiling. Emma...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of friends had recommended Context tours when we decided to go to Europe. We signed up for the Portrait of a City in London and I can highly recommend this tour. There were four of us, my wife and two teenage daughters and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a private tour of the Tower of London, and wow. Prior to the tour, the staff at Context inquired about our interests and goals, and the tour reflected their efforts to satisfy us. The Yeoman Warder who let us in to the tower...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Augusta Harris was wonderful. She met us at our hotel, was early, and started our day by talking through with us what we wanted to do. We started at Westminster Abbey, which we had planned to see the day prior but ran out of time....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have used Context tours in many countries and for over a dozen different tours. They have all been fantastic. The docents are very knowledgeable and the small groups make asking questions and tailoring the talk to individual needs really easy. We have gotten so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Imogen was great. It was brutally cold but we are a hearty bunch and Imogen’s enthusiasm made it all worth it. Our kids (10 year old triplets) love a good story about “head choppin” and Imogen knew how to keep them going. The kids said...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We did 2 Context tours in 1 day, it was me, my 9 year old, and our babysitter (who came with us on a work trip). I wanted to do something engaging for my daughter, so she wasn't bored but so we could still tour...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My boyfriend and I took six context tours of London. Each guide was superb. I highly recommend this company.

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RTill
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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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