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London Theatre Tour | A unique way to enjoy London’s theatreland

The uncertain future of the theatrical industry has sadly dimmed the shining lights that usually illuminate London’s West End.  As you can see from the recent picture of our Tour Guide David taken outside Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Bankside, those magnificent black iron gates are firmly shut for now. Our Tour Guides here at Black…

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London’s Royal Parks: Hyde Park

As Tour Guides, we love to hear client’s feedback and views on what they are seeing on tour, be it a Beatles Tour, Harry Potter Tour or The Classic London Tour; reviews are so important to us, they ensure that we deliver a premium service to all of our clients. One observation that always gets mentioned,…

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London’s Royal Palaces

London’s Must-See Historic Royal Palaces As the saying goes, an Englishman’s home is his castle, but is it fit for a king or queen?  Our popular Classic London Sightseeing Tour features five Royal Palaces in its itinerary of London’s must-see sights.  Each palace can claim its right as being a castle, because of the security, strength…

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Greenwich Park Children’s Walking Tour

What better way than to spend your daily walk with the children than on one of our Child Centric Tours.  This one is ideal for anyone who lives within walking distance of Greenwich Park. May I suggest you take paper and pencil/pens for the trip. Remember, it is very important not to participate in this…

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London Policeman

LONDON’S POLICE – AN OVERVIEW

London’s Police – An Overview  Law enforcement in the UK is a complex topic, one that cannot be summarised easily on one page.  So, one of our Driver Guides, has used their knowledge to uncover the ‘need to know’ facts about our amazing police force.  By the end of this blog, readers will be armed…

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THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR EXPLAINED

If you are planning a trip to London in June, you will not want to miss one of the most esteemed military parades in the world.  The Trooping of the Colour is a tradition that has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years.  Many visitors to London are unaware of…

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THE HISTORY OF LONDON LIVERY COMPANIES

The City of London’s boundaries were defined by the Roman’s when they put a defensive wall around Londinium in the second century, it was to bolster their defence against marauding tribes and infiltrators. For all intents and purposes the basic shape and boundaries of The London Wall hasn’t changed that much since Roman times.  Today,…

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Satisfy your scandalous side with our London Scandal Tour

If like us, you are gripped by the BBC One drama “The Trial of Christine Keeler” currently airing on Sunday nights, you might want to add a touch of scandal to your weekends and visit some of the famous associated London haunts in your very own private taxi, and indulge in the secrets of the…

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Black Taxi Tour Green Hut Russell Square

London Taxi Trade Charities Christmas Collection

Ever wondered where Cabbie’s chill out, exchange anecdotes, share stories they’ve overheard in the back of their cab, warm up and have a cuppa?  Well, the answer is within their Cabmen’s shelters.  For those of you that know London well you may well have seen the Cabbie’s shelters dotted around the city and wondered what…

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