Private driver guided tours
A private car tour with your own Driver Guide is the ultimate way to see London or tour around Britain.
Classic London Tour
Many people believe that London is the most vibrant and exciting city in the world. See London’s iconic sites, fast-track some, spend more time at others, depending on your interests and passions, the choice is entirely yours. Get ready for a thoughtful, entertaining and fun introduction to London.
You will see, learn about and explore these classic sites: Buckingham Palace, home of the Queen and backdrop to the Changing the Guard; The Houses of Parliament, seat of our government, with its distinctive clock tower and the famous Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, burial site of kings and coronation church since 1066; Piccadilly Circus, with its statue and bright lights; Trafalgar Square where the statue of Admiral Lord Nelson stands atop his column, fountains glisten, and Londoners gather for celebrations.
Depending on how long you’ve booked your private driver guide, this tour could also include a visit to the Tower of London and the Crown Jewels, or to one of London’s many galleries or museums.
Blenheim Palace and the Picturesque Cotswolds
Blenheim Palace is a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. The stunning State Rooms are brimming with priceless works of art and magnificent tapestries. The Palace is still inhabited today by the Duke of Marlborough. The Gardens are set in over 754 hectares of land with an exquisite water garden.
The Cotswolds is a region of outstanding natural beauty, characterised by attractive small towns and thatched villages of yellow Cotswold stone. Your private driver guide will ensure you make the most of your time on this panoramic tour. Stop and have lunch in one of the many enchanting pubs. With a variety of different villages there is something to see around every corner of the The Cotswolds. The magnificent high street in Burford slopes gently away to the bridge that crosses the River Windrush, while the village of Bibury was described by William Morris as the ‘prettiest village’ in the Cotswolds. Stop to see the beautiful honey-coloured limestone village of Broadway with its many former coaching inns, once home to an illustrious colony of writers and artists including John Singer Sargent.
Leeds Castle was described by Lord Conway as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’ and is set in the middle of a natural lake, surrounded by 500 acres of parkland and gardens. Experience its magic in an atmosphere of still tranquillity. There will also be time to explore the castle grounds where you will find the ‘Lady Baillie Garden’ with views over the lake, an aviary and maze. Take the opportunity to explore the interior of Leeds Castle – step back in time and see how royalty lived all those years ago. Then your driver guide will continue traveling through Kent, the county known as the ‘Garden of England’, and take you to visit Canterbury to visit the Cathedral.
This magnificent Cathedral is the most important church within the worldwide Anglican faith. The central ‘Bell Harry Tower’ dates back to 1498 and the crypt to the 11th Century. It is here where your guide will tell the story of the shocking murder of Archbishop Thomas Beckett in 1170 and there will also be time to explore the narrow streets of Canterbury.