Christmas London

Walking Tour

Christmas is especially magical in London, as the city goes all out with decorations and festive extras. But did you know that celebrating Christmas was once illegal in the city? Find out who banned Christmas and who brought the celebration back, then visit some of the best displays in the city like the Oxford Street lights and the ice skating rink at the Natural History Museum.

Highlights

  • Discover who banned Christmas in 17th century 
  • Take pictures with London’s most spectacular Christmas Trees 
  • Post your letter to Santa (up until December 8th) 
  • Learn about the most popular Christmas traditions
  • Kiss under the glorious mistletoe!
  • See where the Her Majesty the Queen buys her presents



Price
84 £ per person

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Sights you will see:

Covent Garden
Trafalgar Square
St James's Palace
Oxford Street

Description

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Christmas is a quintessential festive holiday, an occasion to exchange gifts and gather together with family and loved ones. But are you sure it is originally a Christian custom? Find out on our tour. Meet your Guide in front of “The Old Curiosity Shop”, that miraculously survived the flames of the Great Fire of London (1666) and once formed part of an estate given by Charles II to one of his mistresses. Hear how Christmas was brought back to London by Charles II and continue your way to the Covent Garden, where you will find the most beautiful Christmas tree in London and can kiss under the gorgeous mistletoe!

Discover what was used to decorate spruce before Christmas globes became popular and look out for the most magnificent tree in Trafalgar square. Discover why (and how) it is brought all the way from Oslo every year! Follow your guide to the oldest toyshop in London, where you can meet real Santa and make a wish with him. Check out one of the quirkiest London Christmas Light displays glowing  across Carnaby Street.  Walk towards Liberty, one of London’s most famous and prestigious department stores and be dazzled by it’s Christmas decorations.


Meeting Point

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St James's Palace Clock Tower
Your tour starts at St. James's Palace Clock Tower, which is just few minutes from Green Park station. 
Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BQ


End Point

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Tottenham Court Road
Your Tour concludes at Tottenham Court Road where you can conveniently access the London Underground, Uber or taxi services.

Tottenham Court Road, Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia, London, UK

Inclusions

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Expert Occult Guide
Walking Experience

Exclusions

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Lunch
Gratuities

Pick up & drop off

Time

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11 am

Duration

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11 am

Days

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Every day from 20th November until 3d of January

Christmas London

Premium Tour

Christmas is especially magical in London, as the city goes all out with decorations and festive extras. But did you know that celebrating Christmas was once illegal in the city? Find out who banned Christmas and who brought the celebration back, then visit some of the best displays in the city like the Oxford Street lights and the ice skating rink at the Natural History Museum.

Highlights

  • Discover who banned Christmas in 17th century 
  • Take pictures with London’s most spectacular Christmas Trees 
  • Post your letter to Santa (up until December 8th) 
  • Learn about the most popular Christmas traditions
  • Kiss under the glorious mistletoe!
  • See where the Her Majesty the Queen buys her presents



Price
834 £ per group

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Sights you will see:

Covent Garden
Trafalgar Square
St James's Palace
Oxford Street
Albert memorial
King's Road

Description

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Christmas is a quintessential festive holiday, an occasion to exchange gifts and gather together with family and loved ones. But are you sure it is originally a Christian custom? Find out on our tour. Meet your Guide in front of “The Old Curiosity Shop”, that miraculously survived the flames of the Great Fire of London (1666) and once formed part of an estate given by Charles II to one of his mistresses. Hear how Christmas was brought back to London by Charles II and continue your way to the Covent Garden, where you will find the most beautiful Christmas tree in London and can kiss under the gorgeous mistletoe!

Discover what was used to decorate spruce before Christmas globes became popular and look out for the most magnificent tree in Trafalgar square. Discover why (and how) it is brought all the way from Oslo every year! Follow your guide to the oldest toyshop in London, where you can meet real Santa and make a wish with him. Check out one of the quirkiest London Christmas Light displays glowing  across Carnaby Street.  Walk towards Liberty, one of London’s most famous and prestigious department stores and be dazzled by it’s Christmas decorations.

See how the beautiful Oxford Street Christmas lights shimmer in the skies above the world-famous shopping district.

Visit spectacular spruce at London’s legendary Mayfair hotel ‘Claridge's’ and go towards Kensington Palace to learn how German Christmas traditions were both brought to London and spread around the world!

Enjoy magnificent view at the world famous magical ice-rink in front of the Natural History Museum and explore the eclectic range of boutiques and designer labels on the King's Road in Chelsea. 


Meeting Point

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At your hotel or appartment


End Point

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At your hotel or appartment

Inclusions

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Expert Guide
Chauffeur
(Body guard available upon request)

Exclusions

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Lunch
Gratuities

Pick up & drop off

Time

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Your allocated time.
We recommend you to start at 3pm - so you can see the Christmas lights

Duration

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5 hours

Days

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Every day from 20th November until 3d of January