All of our black-cab tour guides have extensive knowledge of all the popular London tourist attractions and also all of the hidden gems that are often missed by tourists, but will give you real interest and history of this great city.
The British Monarchy..
London is rich in history and its Kings and Queens, Dukes, Earls, Lords and Ladies you will find evidence of them in every part of london where you look. From the first King William 1 in 1027 to present day Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11, let us show you the connections to them for yourselves in London.
Eros (god of love) as he is mostly known dominates the centre of the drinking fountain actually the "first " Aluminium statue in the world and real name Angel of Christian Charity, erected in 1893 in memory of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury we tell you the story of Alfred Gilbert's famous memorial.
See London from a different aspect, why not try a night tour! see all the beautiful buildings lit up to great effect, see the Embankment, London Eye, Harrods take in the Christmas lights that appear in November, December time.
It is not as old as it looks built in the 1800s the first stone was laid by The Prince of Wales in 1886, built by Sir Horace Jones and John Wolf Barry a steel frame construction with Brown Granite cladding to match The Tower of London it was also the first Bascule Bridge in the World (bascule in French is See saw).
A crossing was first built by the Romans around AD 100 on the stretch of River Thames and has been used in this area ever since several bridges have been built at this spot one was even shipped to the Arizona Desert in America, houses, shops and even a Chapel adorned Old London Bridge modern day London Bridge is a commuters necessity to get to the City of London.
Houses paintings from the 13th century to the 20 century founded in 1824 with just 38 pictures now home to some of the worlds most beautiful paintings.
Houses of Parliament..
Or the Palace of Westminster as it was known built by Edward the Confessor in 1066 and remained the residence of Kings and Queens for the next 400 years, today home to Members of Parliament, see the newly renamed Queen Elizabeth the II Tower that houses the great Bell Big Ben.
Originally started out as a private house of the Duke of Buckingham in 1702 after much money being spent and many additions to the original house have transformed it into what you can see today. The Changing of the Guards takes place at 11-30 am daily.