Useful Information
When you are with us on a tour or visit we will make sure we are there to answer your questions and help in terms of providing guidance. But here are a few useful pieces of information and links to websites which you may find helpful when planning your visit...

Using
London Underground is a convenient way of getting around quickly but can be expensive. If you intend to use the underground for more than one day it may benefit you to purchase an ’Oyster Card’ which you can ‘top up’ as you need. For more information on available discounts and for downloadable versions of underground maps visit: www.tfl.gov.uk

If you want a quick and up-to-date
currency converter, try this website: www.currencyconverter.uk.com/jump/ggo.html

A more fun and cost effective way to see London is by using the
Thames Clipper service. Boats run frequently and stop off at a number of useful points along the river Thames allowing you to hop on and off when it suits you and to see a number of London’s landmarks from a different perspective. www.thamesclippers.com

If you’re looking for cheap or half price tickets, the
TKTS ticket booth situated in Leicester Square is a good way to buy last minute theatre tickets for many of the West End’s top shows. There is a wide variety of London shows to choose from every day.
You can be sure that you’re getting a genuine deal as the tkts booth is the only official discount theatre ticket outlet operated by the Society of London Theatre,

Entrance to most major
museums and galleries in London is free including:
- Natural History Museum
- National Portrait Gallery
- National Gallery
- Victoria & Albert Museum
- Science Museum
- Tate Britain and Tate Modern
A voluntary donation is expected.

Changing the Guard is a must see experience for many visitors to London. The most famous is at Buckingham Palace although there are also ceremonies at other locations such as Windsor Castle and Horse Guards Arch. For details of timings visit: www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page4933.asp
If you want a decent view then be prepared to get there early!
Did you know?...


The London Eye is 135 metres high and has a total of 32 capsules each carrying up to 25 passengers, making a capacity of 800 people.

It revolves at a rate of one full rotation every thirty minutes.