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Christmas Day in London 2018 - The West End Tour

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Admiralty Arch

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Christmas Day in London - The West End Tour

Magical, special, unique – a truly unusual way to spend Christmas Day in London.

If you have never seen London almost empty, this is really the only opportunity to do so all year. A really memorable tour for locals and visitors.

Christmas Day morning is the one time of the year when London is effectively closed, quiet and empty. Our route is designed to take in many of London’s most iconic sights at their most eerily deserted and finish with the streets a little busier but full of festive cheer.

We meet before dawn, at 5.45am at Admiralty Arch, setting off at 6am. We will walk through the West End, Mayfair and Soho and almost certainly be pretty much the only people in Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street and Regent Street.

As the sun comes up we will finish at a cafe where we can all enjoy a coffee and breakfast.

As well as the familiar sights, you will see and hear about plenty of things that aren’t in the guidebooks and wherever possible I'll customise the walk to include the interests of everyone in the group.

There will be a break and plenty of complimentary festive treats during the morning.

Price: £45 per person (plus fees set by Eventbrite including card processing).

Refreshments

Breakfast is not included in the price of the tour but there will be complimentary festive treats along the way.

Weather

Some years the weather has been lovely but you never can tell. The walk will go ahead, rain, shine or snow, so please be prepared!

Group size

This tour is restricted to an absolute maximum of 25 people to encourage a convivial and chatty atmosphere. In previous years groups have included a mixture of visitors and locals; some people who have been visiting London for the very first time and some real London experts including writers, fellow guides and historians. The friendliness and sense of camaraderie generated by these groups has always been fantastic.

Start & end points

The tour starts near Trafalgar Square and will finish near Piccadilly Circus. Full details will be give on booking.

Transport

There will be no public transport at all on the day so you will need to be able to walk to the start point, drive into London or be willing to catch a cab or two.

Children:

This tour isn’t suitable for children under 16.

Toilets/Rest Rooms

Not only are most places closed but many of the cafes that are open will nevertheless close their toilets! Finding a rest stop en route will not be easy and can't be guaranteed.

Accessibility

This tour is wheelchair accessible but there are some sections where there are no dropped kerbs and some of the pavements are very narrow. Please contact me if you’d like to talk in detail about accessibility.

Gifts

If you’d like to buy this tour as a gift for somebody, please email me and I can arrange to send you a printed gift card.

Before the Tour

Many businesses don’t decide whether they’ll be open or not until a week or two before Christmas. Every year some places that have told me on Christmas Eve that they would be closed, then end up changing their minds and are open on the big day!

So it’s impossible to give a precise details for the day in advance. I will, however, send you a list of pubs, restaurants, cafes and attractions that have told me they will be will be open and information on parking etc well in advance.

Reviews

You can also check reviews of previous year's Christmas Day walks on Trip Advisor, and all my other tours on my website.

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SW1A 2WH

United Kingdom

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