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4–8 hours
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  • Kyle K
    2 contributions
    I purchased the Bigbus Premium package. It was mostly worth it as I had only 2 days to see London, and I used the hop on hop off feature to get around London. This was sometimes easier then finding a tube station. It was also more scenic.

    The boat tour was great as I planned my day to work up the Thames from Big Ben to the Tower Bridge, and then took the one way cruise back to Big Ben.

    I did the included Jack the Ripper tour, which was quite informative. Having an actual tour guide, Julie, was awesome. She added a lot to the walking tour, more then just the general facts about Jack the Ripper. It was definitely worth it, though bring your walking shoes! I really wished we had a live guide on the buses.

    If you are using the bus to tour around the city, it would be much more valuable if you is a real tour guide on the bus providing commentary. The pre-recorded Audio does get old quickly, and having the music interludes kind of takes away from the experience.
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Brian M
    2 contributions
    Excellent tour, took two teenagers and the guide (Steve) kept them engraved all day. He was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • Flyer789461
    Gainesville, FL13 contributions
    We enjoyed not having to find tickets or transportation to the Warner Bros. Studio. Evan Evans transports you there, gives you your ticket and away you go. We had 4 hours (plenty of time for our family of 4) to explore and eat dinner. Then we had a nice ride back to London.
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • Rachel C
    2 contributions
    We had an excellent guide and a great experience! Would have given 5 stars, but was disappointed that we only saw part of the changing of the guard.
    Written 15 July 2022
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  • KMV8
    Upstate NY7 contributions
    I took this tour recently with my husband and two teenagers. I would highly recommend. Our guide, Peter, and driver Jermaine (dubbed 'The Peter and Jermaine Show') were excellent - fun and entertaining, full of information and history, and very accommodating. My older one said they were the best guides we'd ever had! Peter actually took the time at the end of the tour to make sure each group understood how they would find transport back to their hotels from the dropoff point, and recommended other things to see and do during the rest of our time in England, which I thought was a nice touch.

    Communication from Premium Tours was good. Note that there is a request to re-confirm 48 hours prior to the tour (we did it 24 hrs and it was no problem). At that time Premium told us what gate to go to at Victoria Coach station, which was very helpful as the station is a very busy place.

    The tour itself covers a lot of ground, but if you haven't seen these sites before, you will get a great intro. I feel that the expectations on the tour itinerary (roughly 1.5 hours at each location) are set very well in the online description, and also by the guide at the start of the tour. The only deviation I noted is we did not drive by the Royal Crescent in Bath, but we had time to walk up there and see it ourselves, which was more interesting anyways. I would highly recommend purchasing any optional entry tickets for the sites (unless you've seen them before), as ticket lines are long and entering as a tour group makes things easy. Note however, that there is not much time built in for eating. We grabbed something quick in Windsor and again some take-away in Bath (based on recommendations from the guide). That worked out well, as it allowed us to get back to London a little sooner than the similar tour with the pub lunch.

    There are a lot of day tour companies in London to sort through, some of which are 'middle agents'. Purchasing from Premium Tours appears to be a direct line - their busses were branded with the company name. I was impressed with how they operated, and highly recommend.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • anna W
    Yorkshire, UK63 contributions
    This was incredible. It is done extremely well. There are lots of things to look at ,read about and try out.
    You wait in a room prior to going into the grand Hall, there is a bit of backstory talking which younger children aren't interested in. But after that it was v good.

    Prior to coming I paid for the audio tour guide packs for our family. Unless you are fascinated about the details of making a movie etc then you don't need this. My children really like Harry Potter but weren't at all interested in their audio tour and gave up quite quickly. There were others, mostly young adults who were using theirs.

    For a family day out you don't need them.

    The staff were helpful and polite.
    The shop is quite overwhelming at the end, so be warned those with children, it is a large area and full of items they will 'need'. The queue in the shop to pay took a long time but it was v busy.

    The buses to and from Watford Junction worked extremely well and were on time, no waiting and the driver polite.

    This was a great trip overall.
    Written 4 August 2022
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  • Journeys by Jay... J
    Kellogg, United States6 contributions
    It was a great trip. Danxia did a great job of telling us the stories related to all three sites. She was also, very attentive to what each passenger needed after we returned to London.
    Dan was an awesome driver. He was always on time and made it so we were a little early a few times.
    It was a quick tour of each, but we experienced all three is one day. Bath was amazing, with the old architecture and buildings were beautiful.
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Stephane Hulin
    1 contribution
    Anna (Banana) and Jack were our very nice and enthusiastic guide/driver. Ideal way to discover three completely different places in one day... We'll go back to Windsor and Oxford to spend more time and visit these places into more details.
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Angela G
    2 contributions
    Very nice trip to Stonehenge !
    Great driver / tour guide (Jim).
    Very friendly and knowledgeable.
    Bus was a bit cramped, seats are tight for tall people. There happened to be traffic that day so the trip was very long. Other than that it was all good.
    Written 22 July 2022
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  • Wifflefamily
    Sparta, NJ3 contributions
    The sites were fantastic, the tour guide was really on point. Very well informed, kept everyone moving and was kind and accommodating. I would do this tour again or recommend it to anyone traveling to the area!
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Andrea M
    8 contributions
    Booking was an easy process and Stella arrived right on time. She was a wealth of knowledge and made it so comfortable. I am on crutches due to an ankle injury and she helped make my experience so enjoyable and not as if I was a burden. She was a lovely lady and her tour went above and beyond our expectations!! Thank you Stella!!!
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • Ekaterina
    3 contributions
    Very busy but nice day out. Every stop deserved attention and was very interesting. The time allowed for Windsor was too short - audio guide lasts 120 min, we had less than hour. Expected more info from the guide on the 3 locations.
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • Aliye E
    14 contributions
    The tour itself was great. But the bus station needs to come up with a better idea. They had many different tours going from the same gate, which caused confusion and chaos.
    Written 7 July 2022
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  • Tania L
    Mexico City, Mexico1 contribution
    Small Group Canterbury, Dover Castle and Cliffs & Kent Villages Day Tour The English Bus. Great guide Johny, excellent day. Totally recommend this tour
    Written 15 August 2022
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  • Terence
    3 contributions
    Tour included many great places to see but because of the compressed nature of the tour, there wasn't nearly enough time to explore and enjoy each one as much as I would've liked. Would I still recommend this tour? Absolutely! Definitely take it as your first tour in the city. It's a good way to orient yourself with the biggest landmarks and set up later excursions.
    Written 18 December 2019
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