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Address: Fountain Square 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7630 2028
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Things to see and do in and around London. Sightseeing Tours, Attractions,...

Things to see and do in and around London. Sightseeing Tours, Attractions, Theatre, Events and lots more.“Tourism is the only business that actively brings cultures together. It is through experiencing other cultures that we come to understand one another.” With this foremost in our minds since 1984, we have continually maintained our reputation as your local sightseeing experts. We offer a wide range of sightseeing tours designed to bring you the finest tour experience possible. Additionally, we also include a range of activities that have been brought to us from other providers.

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Not 100% happy to be honest. There's no map from the website unless you get the app and that just drains the phone battery. We didn't get a map until we got on a bus. When I've... read more

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Not 100% happy to be honest. There's no map from the website unless you get the app and that just drains the phone battery. We didn't get a map until we got on a bus. When I've been on other open top bus operators before, there was a rep on each stop but you don't get that with Golden Tours... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a beautiful day out visiting Stonehenge, Oxford and Windsor Castle. the Guide Chris Saul was wonderful and full of knowledge. The only sad point of the day was the poor quality of lunch provided by Golden torus I am sure they can improve upon it.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely Rubbish - never use them 1. Initial wait for bus was over 25 minutes. 2. The tour route was not honored on the drivers whim? Kings cross route was missed out completely. 3. We were waiting for buses more then 15 minutes on several stops. 4. We got to the Piccadilly stop (bus stop S opposite water stones) at... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Admittedly, I am not the greatest at directions but finding this place wasn't the easiest - even when we arrived at location 30 minutes early we went up and down and around and even called the tour operator but the help was in truth no help - get more signs folks we were late but thankful the bus had waited!... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

from the collaborator on the street next to the bus stop to the live guide (Michelle) and driver, everyone was very friendly, helpful and nice. The man at the bus stop nr 2 whom I got the ticket from was very informative and found the best solution for the few hours I had left. Michelle the guide was very informative,... More 

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Cerritos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tour guide Saul and driver Darren made this tour amazing. Windsor Castle was astonishingly beautiful, Oxford is a must-visit if you're into Harry Potter, and Saul showed us a HP special that really made the trip worth it. Stonehenge was impressive, but I really love blackbirds, so spent much more time admiring the rooks, some of whom are comfortable enough... More 

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goldentoursUK, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Tours, responded to this review

We are delighted to read that you had such a nice time with Golden tours to Oxford, Windsor Castle and Stonehenge. We will be sure to let your guide Saul & driver Darren know you enjoyed the tour! If you didn't enjoy the free sub i hope you still enjoyed the crisps, cookie and bottle of water that was also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide Richard was really helpful and very informative. I think that sometimes though to get on the bus can take a little time as they check things quite a bit!

Thank Kendie76
goldentoursUK, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Tours, responded to this review

Hello Kendie, We will be sure to pass the message on to Richard as he, like all our guides always appreciate any feedback. Naturally as a caring company we try to ensure that everything is in place and everybody is on the relevant coach before we set off for each destination. Thank you for your comments. More 

Annandale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the day tour from London to Stonehenge. The staff was super nice and helpful and they give you a good amount of time to explore. Amazing place and I'm so glad we picked this company!

Thank Chelsea L
goldentoursUK, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Tours, responded to this review

Hello Chelsea, We are very happy to receive your comments and glad you enjoyed your day exploring Stonehenge. Thank you for choosing Golden Tours and we hope to see you again very soon! More 

Queanbeyan, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Morton, our tour guide was fantastic! It would have been great to have Morton guide us through each place, especially Windsor Castle. Problem is we did not have enough time to throughly see any of the three places we visited. 1 hour in Windsor Castle, 1 hour in Stonehenge & 45 minutes in Bath. The lunch was a disgrace. Lettuce... More 

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goldentoursUK, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Tours, responded to this review

Hello Heidi, Morton will be delighted to receive these comments and we will be sure to make sure he hears it! He is indeed a very knowledgeable and helpful guide though he will be disappointed the tour only received a one star. Here at Golden tours we offer various tours such as a morning tour to just Stonehenge or some... More 

Burlington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This week my husband and I traveled to the Warner Brothers Happy Potter Studios with a package from Golden Tours, London. The studio tour has nothing to do with Golden Tours; they just get you tickets and there and back. In fairness, they do say that transportation is on a double-decker bus. But it also says with heat. We did... More 

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goldentoursUK, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your tour to WB Studio. The tour around WB Studios to see The Making of Harry Potter is organised with WB staff. Golden tours offer our customers a package where transportation is included from London with your entrance tickets. We try to ensure that all our customers have a pleasant experience... More 

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