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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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"lawrence owens"
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"british museum"
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"private tour"
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"sarah jane"
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"westminster abbey"
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"walking tour"
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"family tour"
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"indiana jones"
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"orientation tour"
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"cheese shop"
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"kids engaged"
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"our guide was extremely knowledgeable"
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"subject matter"
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"national gallery"
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"well worth the cost"
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"favorite part"
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Sean told us we were the first to ask to see the Canal Boat Museum. Alan, next day, said we were the first to ask to see the Soane Museum. Both guides added extras as time permitted. Both very friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth the...More

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We did a three tour of the British museum with Tatiana in a group of six. Tatiana had a great way of using questions and her in-depth knowledge to help us uncover and connect with her favourite places in the museum. Her enthusiasm and her...More

Thank Cateneil
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The British Museum is a formidable institution, and very popular with tourists from all over the world. My husband and I booked a tour with Context, and it was a wise decision. Caroline, our docent for the British Museum tour was excellent. She provided a...More

Thank John L W
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Slightly hesitant to book the tour due to the price, but we decided to support Context's mission and reserve a Portrait of London walking tour. Phenomenal! Our guide, Chris, was superbly knowledgeable and structured a fantastic walk for us around London, starting at Tower Hill...More

Thank Katharine U
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Free form wandering, without much of a plan. With the exception of St. Paul's, all interiors were closed, very disappointing. This was a bank holiday, and Context had indicated that they would be open. Since the interiors are one of the most distinguishing features of...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We cannot say enough good things about our experience with Context in London. My wife, son and I are frequent Context customers for one reason - they provide the perfect balance of informed, professional and highly human guides that make one feel as if they...More

Thank C.S. D
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We booked a private day tour of Stonehenge and Bath. We took a morning train from London to Salisbury and were met at the station by our guide and driver. We had a walk around the Salisbury Cathedral, which was unexpected and lovely. Our time...More

Thank Erin C
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context London Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Erin C, Thank you for your lovely feedback. Visiting Stonehenge can be quite daunting, especially as a day trip from London, so I am particularly happy to read that our tour worked so well for you. We feel that taking the train, instead of...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our friends booked a private tour of the museum for all of us before we have arrived to London. At first we were skeptical - the price was not low, and the day before we did another private tour (of the Tower) with a different...More

1  Thank Valery B
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context London Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Dear Valery B, I am so happy to read about your experience with Lawerence. He is a real gem and we are very lucky to have him and many other fantastic docents in our team. Thank you for taking the time to write, even 3...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We booked a private 3-hour tour of the British Museum. We hoped it would provide some meaning behind the artifacts for our children, ages 13 & 15. The British Museum is enormous, and can be quite overwhelming if you are just going through it on...More

1  Thank J D
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went on two of the family tours - the Drawing London and the British Museum tours for families. Both were excellent and definitely kept my 9 year old niece (as well as myself (and my sister who joined us on the British Museum tour))...More

1  Thank Patricia H
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RTill
16 July 2015|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
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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