Hampton Court

A Right Royal Affair!

With today being a historical day in the history of the Great British Monarchy we thought we’d take a look at some of the best Royal sights to visit in the UK. After all, we’ll have to wait at least another 63 years plus to see if another future Monarch can beat it… Buckingham Palace This was always going to be top of the list for places to visit when celebrating all things Royal. Open every year for a few weeks each summer, Buckingham Palace stands proudly as one of the most visited landmarks in London. Our breaks to visit […]

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Leeds Castle

Happy St George’s Day!

To celebrate St George’s Day we’ve compiled a list of our must see destinations across the UK, from those that are well known and well-loved to those which are slightly more off the beaten track. Stratford-upon-Avon Not only is today St George’s Day, it also happens to be possibly our greatest playwright, William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday. And so no tour of the UK would be complete without visiting this part of England. Whilst there you can see Anne Hathaway’s cottage and much more history from back in Elizabethan times. Alnwick Castle & Grounds A lesser known attraction in Northumbria, Alnwick […]

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Hogwarts Express

It’s Magical at the Harry Potter Studio Tour!

Following it’s recent expansion, the Harry Potter Studio Tour makes a great attraction for the whole family. Caroline and Kelly from Door2Tour recently headed to the Studio to see what was new, here’s a recap of their trip! We arrived to the Studios and were taken to a Cinema where they we watched a short video explaining the story of Harry Potter, the children then had the opportunity to open the impressive main doors to the Great Hall.  Some of original the costumes are displayed along the length of the set including the First Harry Potter Cloak which was used during the […]

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Machu Picchu

How to Trek the Inca Trail

Four days, 26 miles, 14,000 steps (an American woman once counted), 4,200m altitude, and a journey of jaw-dropping terrain culminating in the ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu: the Inca Trail is one of the most demanding but rewarding experiences of your life. But with high altitudes playing havoc with your digestion, improvised hygiene and a gruelling trek to contend with, this isn’t just any old walk in the park. If you’re planning an escorted tour to Peru, here are my tips on trekking the Inca trail in comfort, straight from the horse’s mouth… 1. It’s all about the Gatorade You’re […]

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Alton Towers

Our pick of the best theme parks

Many of us already know that the UK is full of fantastic theme parks, but if you don’t know much about them, then how are you supposed to choose which one to go to? The team at Door2Tour.com thought it would be helpful if we provided you with a little snippet on a selection of the UK’s top theme parks which will hopefully give you a helping hand in your decision! Whichever park you visit, the whole family is guaranteed to be entertained… Thorpe Park Thorpe Park is the UK’s most thrilling theme park with incredible rides such as Stealth, SAW […]

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Harry Potter

Insider’s Guide To Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour

As the world’s eyes descend on London for the Olympics, here at Door2Tour we decided to have a look at another new attraction, visited by our guest blogger Katie Shea, which has recently opened its doors to the public. We are sure that both children and adults alike will enjoy stepping into the world of the Harry Potter films for the Warner Bros Studio Tour, beware though, this blog does contain spoilers! (And it just so happens that today is J.K Rowling and Harry Potter’s birthdays – it isn’t a coincidence I assure you!) Having loved the Harry Potter books […]

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Mini Guide To The Olympics

We’re in the final countdown to the Olympics and with 26 Olympic sports over a 17 day period you might be a little confused as to what’s on and when. So we thought we’d give you a mini-guide to the must see events at the 2012 Olympic Games… Wednesday 25th July From 4pm – Women’s Football starts Thursday 26th July From 12pm – Men’s Football starts Friday 27th July 9pm – Olympic Torch reaches the stadium for the Opening Ceremony Saturday 28th July From 10am – Men’s Cycling Road Race featuring Mark Cavendish Sunday 29th July From 12pm – Women’s […]

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