Heritage-History Tours in England

Boasting a long and fascinating history, breathtaking countryside and a wealth of historical monuments, England has it all. With Europe’s largest city, London, at its heart, England is immersed in history, majesty and culture spanning some 2000 years. Taking a heritage-history tour in England is a great way to discover the country’s countless delights, get your share of sightseeing, and learn the intricacies of its fascinating past from a local tour guide.

England’s capital, London, is a great place to start for all visitors to London. Well known as the home to the Queen of England, visitors can marvel at the famed Buckingham Palace, explore its manicured gardens, and watch the daily change of the guards ceremony in the royal courtyard. Historical landmarks are dotted right across London, from the the iconic Big Ben clock tower to Westminster Abbey, the Tower Bridge and the world famous British Museum. But traveling with a tour guide will allow you to escape the crowds, learn about events which shaped the country from a local tour guide and see the best sites in the nick of time.

London’s heritage is something to behold, but the city has also seen its share of hardship, intrigue and mystery. Tour guides will take you back in time to the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the bombing of London during the Blitz in 1940, and explain how the events changed the lives of thousands, and how the city rose again from the ashes. Guides will also introduce you to the fascinating past of Smithfield, an area dating back to the 1300s. Originally an execution ground due to its proximity to London, the site was also where the Great Fire of London eventually blew itself out. For history tours with a twist, you can also gain an insight to the famed murders of Jack the Ripper. Tour guides will make the hairs stick up on the back of your neck on an intriguing journey that visits the killing sites and attempt to get an idea of who the iconic serial killer really was.

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Heritage-History Tours in England

Matt Hayes

Bath, Brighton, Cambridge, Cotswolds, Oxford...

Heritage-History, Private, Sightseeing...

 
 
 
 
£75 GBP

Stonehenge & Avebury

Visit "Ancient Britain," as we explore Stonehenge and Avebury, on this heritage-filled sightseeing tour. Both Avebury and Stonehenge are not only two of the premier prehistoric sites in the…

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Robina Brown

London, England, United Kingdom

Car, Heritage-History, Sightseeing

 
 
 
 
$935 USD

Classic London tour

London, England, United Kingdom...

Car Tour, Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

 
 
 
 

Matt Gedge

London, England, United Kingdom

Heritage-History, Sightseeing, Walking

 
 
 
 
$60 USD

Secret London Tour

London, England, United Kingdom...

Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing...

 
 
 
 

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London’s array of art, history and museums will not disappoint, but if you can manage to venture further afield, you will be rewarded with a wealth of charming cities and stunning scenery to explore. A wander around Spitalfields takes in the history of the Romans, the Huguenot Silk Weavers and the Jewish populations. Cotswolds is also a short journey out of town with picturesque cities of Cambridge, Oxford and Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Whatever you have in mind for your next holiday, England will not disappoint. Taking a historic tour will introduce you to England’s fascinating past, but you’ll also get your share of sightseeing and learn local knowledge from a tour guide.

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