(PRWEB) May 02, 2012
London tour operator, British Tours Ltd, is now offering tours of the local and residential areas of London.
Continuing their series of special interest tours, British Tours is now offering private tours visiting the residential areas of London and a day seeing the local charms of the city.
Clients can visit fashionable areas such as Chelsea and Sloane Square, home of the 'Sloane Rangers', Knightsbridge, Kensington and Notting Hill made internationally famous by Hugh Grant’s movie of the same name.
Mayfair is one of the most expensive properties on the British Monopoly board – the houses and apartments here stand among Embassies, 5 star hotels and exclusive clubs. St John's Wood in North London is renowned for the Beatles' legendary Abbey Road and recording studios, Maida Vale & Little Venice for its crescents, pretty canals & houseboats, Camden Town for its alternative culture, weekend market and Doctor Martens Boots shops.
Further North are the villages of Highgate and Hampstead which have retained their village charm and are renowned for their literary connections where the likes of the poet Keats lived. Between the two lies the In the West of London are the parks and open spaces of Richmond, a district of London which was assessed by to be one of the happiest places in which to live in Britain.
Alternatively ask your guide to take you to the East End and visit vibrant Brick Lane packed with curry shops and art galleries, and Whitechapel where successive waves of immigration arrived in London - from the Huguenot refugees of the 17th century, followed by Ashkenazi Jews and most recently Bangladeshis. Heading further East, time permitting, visit the regenerated area of Stratford with the Olympic Stadium.
On a full day’s tour, stop for lunch in a characterful local pub.
Clients can also combine a residential tour with London's famous sights such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, the luxury shops and jewellers of Old Bond Street, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London home of the Crown Jewels, the Royal Parks and Westminster Abbey.
British Tours has specialised in personal tours for small private groups with expert London tour guides since 1958. For more information see
For further information please contact British Tours Ltd Marketing [email protected] British Tours Ltd