Welcome to Guidelines to Britain
When visiting another country, it makes the world of difference if you have a friend to show you around. We offer the next best thing — the informal company of an educated and friendly Guide.
Whether it’s a classic sightseeing tour of London, a countryside escape to Southern England’s castles and stately homes, or something more “off-the-beaten-track”, we can tailor a tour to your exact needs and interests.
Meet the Team
Guidelines to Britain is one of the UK’s leading providers of private sightseeing tours for individuals and small groups, working with the Concierge teams in London’s top hotels for over 25 years. We are a small, family run business, staffed with experienced Londoners who have vast experience dealing with discerning clients from all over the world, and especially with our North American visitors.
Our Guides are carefully selected for their knowledge, personality and driving ability. Extensively trained, all guides are qualified by and registered with the Institute of Tourist Guiding.Meet the team
Tour Length – 4 or 7 Hours.
Where the buses don’t go! For the more frequent London visitor, our Hidden London tours can include some less familiar sights. Private tours can last from 4 to 7 hours, and can include sights such as the UK’s oldest synagogue, Temple Church, The Royal Courts of Justice, Abbey Road, Benjamin Franklin’s House and Kenwood House.
Tour length – 4 or 7 Hours.
Make the most of your visit to London with a private tour of the city with your very own guide. Personalised tours can last from 4 to 7 hours, and can include London’s historic attractions, such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard, the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Tour length – 4 or 8 Hours.
A guided walking tour of London by foot, red bus, tube or black cab allows you to see the city how Londoners do! This tour is a must for those who wish to experience the “buzz” of London’s historic streets, guided by a friendly and knowledgeable Blue Badge Guide.
Stonehenge & the City of Bath – Driver Guide
Tour Length – 11 Hours. Stonehenge Only 6 Hours
Visit mysterious Stonehenge and explore the Roman city of Bath, with its elegant Georgian buildings and magnificent Abbey.
Tickets for Stonehenge must be purchased in advance, which we will be delighted to arrange.
Enquire about the Inner Circle Sunset and Sunrise Tour.
Shakespeare’s Stratford, Warwick* & Cotswolds -Driver Guide
Tour Length – 10 Hours.
Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare and enjoy a magical combination of literature and history in this tour to Stratford-upon-Avon. Then head to medieval Warwick Castle*, with its mighty towers and battlements, dungeons and collections of armour and weaponry. Finally enjoy the Cotswolds’ unspoilt countryside and pretty villages.
Choose your tour
Why choose one of our tours?
Unlike bus tours, our flexible itineraries mean that you see the sights you are interested in.
- We pick you up from your hotel at a time that suits you, and drop you back after the tour.
- We only use Blue Badge Guides for our London Tours, the only ones allowed to guide in St Paul’s, The Tower of London and Westminster Abbey
- With our personally guided day trips you travel at your own pace.
- Our friendly, expert guides will enhance your enjoyment and understanding of Britain.
- Rates are per tour not per person.
Excellent Customer Service! Professionalism at its best. So happy to have found this amazing family run business. Thanks to George and Maggie for organizing our trips for us!Trip Advisor JP4Sara April 2017
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