St Paul's Cathedral

London’s Must-See Exhibitions

With Elvis at the O2 treading its blue suede shoes back to Graceland in January (uh huh), we take a look at some of the other must-see exhibitions going on in and around the capital.   Bond in Motion London Film Museum, Covent Garden. Now – March 2016 With the newest, hotly awaited Bond adventure SPECTRE hitting cinemas on 26 October, you may as well surrender yourself to Bond mania by visiting the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles. Among the eye candy is the James Bond staple (Aston Martin DB5), Rolls-Royce Phantom as featured in Goldfinger, as […]

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Tower Bridge

Thames Sightseeing River Cruises

On Sunday guest blogger Sally Smith took her Father on a Lunch cruise with City Cruises. At Door2Tour we sell lots of great coach holidays with London cruises included in the itinerary or with free time to explore – these sightseeing cruises are a great way to see a different side of London.    Where did you go on your River Cruise? We boarded our River Cruise at Tower Pier close to the Tower of London, London Bridge and the Shard. We started by sailing up river passing under London Bridge towards the London Eye and Houses of Parliament and […]

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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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London New Year

Fantastic New Year Breaks in 2014!

With Christmas looming in the not so distant future and 2015 verging on the horizon, there hasn’t been a better time to book up a New Year Break. Instead of celebrating at home and watching London’s Spectacular firework display you could be there in person. There are so many options available, here’s some ideas to get you started:  New Year Breaks in London As midnight approaches the banks of the River Thames begin to fill with people as the firework display rings in 2015. After which a friendly chorus of Auld Lang Syne will play and those around will wish […]

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Old Theatre

What Makes a Smash Hit in London’s West End?

With an influx of new Musicals opening and shutting within the last year or so, it got us thinking about what makes a long-lasting show in London’s West End. In May 2014 the much-hyped X Factor Musical ‘I Can’t Sing’ closed after just a two month run, the musical followed a luckless young Londoner who became a contestant on the ITV show the X Factor. Having been written by comedian Harry Hill, surely it was destined for success, but it seems it wasn’t to be. Then the Spice Girls Musical ‘Viva Forever’ was axed after only six months, making an […]

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