Kingsly London Family Adventure

Christy, Peter & Lauren Kingsly

Saturday 6th July – Saturday 13th July 2024

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Highlights

  • Explore some of London's most iconic landmarks with an expert guide
  • Discover the history of the Royals
  • Enjoy an indulgent shopping spree on London's best shopping streets

Day by Day

Day 1 - Saturday 6th July - Welcome to London

On arrival in London, transfer to your centrally located hotel and take some time to relax ahead of your first evening in England. An unmissable destination for travellers, the capital city is an international melting pot that brims with culture, history and iconic landmarks. With a well-known and well-deserved reputation for an eclectic and globally diverse food scene, enjoy a relaxing quintessential afternoon tea at the hotel. With a soaring glass ceiling that floods the room with light and lots of greenery, Palm Court is the laid-back luxurious start to your trip in London. Draw the curtains on the twinkling lights of the city to enjoy a good night’s sleep ahead of an exciting day of exploring tomorrow.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen

Day 2 - Sunday 7th July - Exploring the Capital

This morning your driver will meet you at your hotel to tour the city in a classic Mini Cooper, a symbol of British heritage. Your expert driver-guide becomes your storyteller, weaving tales of London’s transformations over the past few decades. Feel the wind in your hair as you zip through the charming streets, passing by historic landmarks and trendy districts. Listen intently as your guide shares captivating stories about the city’s changing skyline, from the revitalisation of the East End to the evolution of London’s iconic landmarks like the Shard and the Gherkin. This immersive experience not only offers a thrilling ride but also provides a fascinating glimpse into the dynamic narrative of London’s recent history, making your journey through the city’s streets truly unforgettable. Spend the afternoon with your expert guide, marvelling at artefacts in the British Museum that tell stories of bravery and resilience. No other museum is responsible for collections of the same depth and breadth, beauty and significance from every corner of the world.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Monday 8th July - The Crown Jewels & Modern Art

After breakfast this morning, meet your expert guide and start your day with a visit to the historic Tower of London, where centuries of royal history and intrigue await. Marvel at the Crown Jewels and explore the ancient architecture of this iconic fortress. Next, visit London’s most defining landmark, Tower Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city while walking over the spectacular high level glass floor for a birds-eye view of London life below. Spend the afternoon at the Tate Modern, the jewel in the crown of modern art galleries of London. Housing the UK’s national collection of international modern and contemporary art since 1900, there are plenty of masterpieces to be admired.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Tuesday 9th July - Poignant Politicians

Today you’ll meet your guide to explore the awe-inspiring Westminster Abbey, where the nation’s history and royal ceremonies come to life. Marvel at the stunning architecture and the final resting places of notable figures. Exit the Abbey onto Parliament Square where you’ll be able to take in a stunning view of Big Ben and the famous surrounding statues. This afternoon, take a tour of Churchill’s War Rooms, where you’ll step back in time and witness the nerve centre of Britain’s wartime operations. Absorb the atmosphere of this secret underground bunker, gaining insight into the crucial decisions made during World War II.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Wednesday 10th July - Day at Leisure in the City

After a relaxing breakfast, the day is yours at leisure. Perhaps indulge in some retail therapy in the world-renowned shops of London. Head to Regent and Oxford Street for world class flag ship stores, shop British heritage and independent boutiques in Carnaby Street or get lost in Liberties, a Tudor revival built department store. Wonder through the fine boutiques of Burlington Arcade or search for something bespoke on Savile Row. Perhaps spend the afternoon wondering the delights of Harrods, Britain’s most exclusive department store and end the day exploring the chic shops of Knightsbridge before retiring to the hotel.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 - Thursday 11th July - Scrumptious Delights

Today, indulge yourself in a foodie haven, from decadent treats to delicious coffee,  indulging in a sumptuous discovery of the London food scene. Discover the food that locals love with a tour off the beaten track through back streets, underneath railway arches and down alleyways to share in the secret places that Londoners love, away from the tourist traps. Spend a free afternoon exploring, perhaps visit another art gallery or explore some more shops.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7 - Friday 12th July - Life of a Royal

Begin your day by witnessing the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony, a quintessentially British experience. Afterwards, stroll down Constitution Hill where King Charles II took his daily walk and meander through Hyde Park as you listen to your guides tales of London’s captivating history before arriving at Kensington Palace for a guided tour to discover the birthplace of Queen Victoria. This evening, immerse yourself in the world of drama by watching a talented performance on London’s West End.

Overnight: London | Kimpton Fitzroy London
Room Type: 2x Queen
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 - Saturday 13th July - Departure

Savour a leisurely breakfast in the elegant surroundings before bidding adieu to this timeless haven. A private transfer will collect you from your accommodation and take you to the airport to make your onward connections. Waving farewell for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 7 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • All breakfasts & lunches, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 2 to Day 4, 6 & 7
  • All transfers to and from the airport in a private vehicle
  • London black cab transport around the city on guided days
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Afternoon tea at the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel
    • A Private Mini Cooper Tour
    • Entry to Tower of London
    • Entry to Tower Bridge
    • Entry to Westminster Abbey
    • Entry to Churchill War Rooms
    • Entry to Kensington Palace
    • Private Foodie Tour with an expert guide
    • Theatre Tickets (selection to be confirmed)
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
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