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Guide London Guide London represents the membership (600 Blue Badge Tourist Guides) of the Association of Professional Tourist Guides. Guide London represents the membership of the Association of Professional Tourist Guides.
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This includes approximately 600 qualified and knowledgeable London Blue Badge Tourist Guides offering tours of the city and beyond in over 30 different languages.

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Half an hour’s journey out of London’s King’s Cross train station on the line towards Cambridge gets you to the world’s ...
11/09/2021
Letchworth Garden City & Hampstead Garden Suburb | Guide London

Half an hour’s journey out of London’s King’s Cross train station on the line towards Cambridge gets you to the world’s first garden city, Letchworth.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/beyond-london/letchworth-garden-city-hampstead-garden-suburb/

Find out about Letchworth Garden City, a new town designed on visionary principles over 100 years ago by visionary urban planner Ebenezer Howard.

09/09/2021
Guide London A-Z: London tourist attractions that start with the Letter L!

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the Letter L?

Blue Badge Tourist Guide Liz Carew continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks and tourist attractions in London starting with the letter L.

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Are you familiar with the Mosaic House in the Chiswick area of London? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Christopher Hayden provi...
07/09/2021
The Carrie Reichardt Mosaic House in Chiswick, London | Guide London

Are you familiar with the Mosaic House in the Chiswick area of London? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Christopher Hayden provides insight on the house designed by artist Carrie Reichardt.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/around-london/the-mosaic-house-chiswick-london/

Spitalfields, Shoreditch, and Penge have established themselves as London’s hottest spots when it comes to street art, where you will find uncensored, clandestine, and sometimes sanctioned works adorning any spare wall or surface in reach of stealthy street artists.

Explore Legal London - a haven of tranquillity in the heart of London with a qualified and knowledgeable Blue Badge Tour...
06/09/2021
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Explore Legal London - a haven of tranquillity in the heart of London with a qualified and knowledgeable Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/tours/legal-london-tour/

Explore Legal London - a haven of tranquillity in the heart of London with a qualified and knowledgeable Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

London's Canary Wharf & Docklands has transformed and a new and vibrant area has grown up with commerce, stylish housing...
05/09/2021
Top 10 Facts about London's Canary Wharf and Docklands | Guide London

London's Canary Wharf & Docklands has transformed and a new and vibrant area has grown up with commerce, stylish housing, fashionable shops, and restaurants.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/around-london/top-10-facts-about-londons-canary-wharf-and-docklands/

London's Canary Wharf & Docklands has transformed and a new and vibrant area has grown up with commerce, stylish housing, fashionable shops and restaurants.

Find out places for the best view of Greenwich and off-beat places In London’s Docklands neighbourhood.  #LetsDoLondon #...
04/09/2021
The Best View of Greenwich And Off-Beat Places In London's Docklands | Guide London

Find out places for the best view of Greenwich and off-beat places In London’s Docklands neighbourhood.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/around-london/the-best-view-of-greenwich-and-off-beat-places-in-londons-docklands/

Where is the best view in London? There are many contenders. Some would say the view of the Houses of Parliament from Lambeth Bridge, others the sight of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the City of London from Waterloo Bridge.

Brunch is one of the highlights of a great weekend and Blue Blue Badge Tourist Guide provides insight on some of the bes...
03/09/2021
11 Restaurants For Brunch In London | Guide London

Brunch is one of the highlights of a great weekend and Blue Blue Badge Tourist Guide provides insight on some of the best restaurants in London for brunch. 🍳

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/food-drink/brunch-in-london/

There’s no doubt that going to brunch can be the highlight of a great weekend. Like with many culinary traditions, the origins of the meal called brunch aren’t entirely clear. Some food historians suggest it may have sprung from huge feasts held in England after a hunt. (We do know that the word...

02/09/2021
Guide London A-Z: London tourist attractions that start with the Letter K!

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the Letter K? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Linda Hamer continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks and tourist attractions in London starting with the letter K.

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What could be more quintessentially English than afternoon tea? This is often one of the top items on London visitors’ i...
27/08/2021
Afternoon Tea in London | Guide London

What could be more quintessentially English than afternoon tea? This is often one of the top items on London visitors’ itineraries, and Blue Badge Tourist Guide Emily Baker provides insight on the best places for afternoon tea.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/food-drink/afternoon-tea-in-london/

What could be more quintessentially English than afternoon tea? This is often one of the top items on London visitors’ itineraries, but many are unsure of where to go or surprised by how expensive it can be. I’ve been enjoying and writing about the afternoon tea ceremony since I first moved to L...

26/08/2021
Guide London A-Z: London tourist attractions that start with the Letter J!

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the Letter J? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Mark King continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks and tourist attractions in London starting with the letter J.

#GuideLondonAToZ #BlueBadgeTouristGuide #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon

Check out our list of top ten things to do Notting Hill area of London which today is a vibrant, exuberant and colourful...
25/08/2021
Top 10 Things To Do In Notting Hill | Guide London

Check out our list of top ten things to do Notting Hill area of London which today is a vibrant, exuberant and colourful reflection of its heady, diverse, rich and multi-cultural past.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/around-london/top-10-things-to-do-in-notting-hill/

Check out our list of top ten things to do Notting Hill area of London which today is a vibrant, exuberant and colourful reflection of its heady, diverse, rich and multi-cultural past.

Eat, experience and enjoy during a London Food Tour! Now one of the World’s Culinary Capitals, London has it all, from f...
23/08/2021
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Eat, experience and enjoy during a London Food Tour! Now one of the World’s Culinary Capitals, London has it all, from fine dining restaurants to street food markets. Explore with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/tours/london-food-tour/

Book a London Food Tour to eat, experience and enjoy! Now one of the World's Culinary Capitals, London has it all, from fine dining to street food markets.

If you are in London before the end of August, be sure to check out the Museum of the Moon at St John the Baptist Church...
21/08/2021

If you are in London before the end of August, be sure to check out the Museum of the Moon at St John the Baptist Church. 🌖

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Museum of the Moon, by artist Luke Jerram, opened at St John the Baptist Church this week. 🌖 The moon replication will be on display until 30 August. 🙌 #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon [📸 via IG @justefe]

Are you following along with our Guide London A - Z video series? We’ve challenged 26 of our 600+ Blue Badge Tourist Gui...
21/08/2021
Launch of Guide London A – Z Video Series: Alphabetical Showcase Of London Tourist Attractions & Landmarks | Guide London

Are you following along with our Guide London A - Z video series? We’ve challenged 26 of our 600+ Blue Badge Tourist Guides to showcase London providing insight on the city’s main as well as lesser-known tourist attractions for each letter of the alphabet.

#GuideLondonAToZ #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon

https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/guide-london-a-z/launch-of-guide-london-a-z-video-series/

Building on the success of our live broadcast series, the Association of Professional Tourist Guides is excited to announce the launch of a new video series: Guide London A-Z! We've challenged 26 of our 600+ Blue Badge Tourist Guides to share the best of London, from the popular to the quirky.

19/08/2021
Guide London A-Z: London tourist attractions that start with the Letter I!

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the Letter I?

Blue Badge Tourist Guide Edwin Lerner continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks and tourist attractions in London starting with the letter I.

#GuideLondonAToZ #BlueBadgeTouristGuide #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon

Check out this list of things to do in Windsor on a day trip from London. #Windsor #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon https://ww...
18/08/2021
Day Trip To Windsor From London - Things To Do In Windsor | Guide London

Check out this list of things to do in Windsor on a day trip from London.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/beyond-london/day-trip-to-windsor-from-london/

Which is the best place to visit outside London on a trip to the United Kingdom? Windsor is one of the most exciting towns to visit with its large royal park, attractive shops, cosy pubs, and tea rooms. It also has Windsor Castle, the oldest castle in the world still occupied by the family for whom....

17/08/2021
Let's Do The Natural History Museum

Another great museum to visit in London is the Natural History Museum, London which has millions of items across five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, palaeontology and zoology.

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Did you know that in addition to the British monarchs buried at Westminster Abbey there are also a few thousand people, ...
17/08/2021
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Did you know that in addition to the British monarchs buried at Westminster Abbey there are also a few thousand people, many of them famous? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Edwin Lerner provides insight.

https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/westminster-abbey-burials/

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Find out about some of the famous Westminster Abbey burials including The Unknown Warrior, Charles Darwin, and Geoffrey Chaucer.

Visit the British Museum, one of the world’s greatest collections of man-made objects with a trained and qualified Londo...
16/08/2021
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Visit the British Museum, one of the world’s greatest collections of man-made objects with a trained and qualified London Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/tours/british-museum-tour/

#LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon

Visit the British Museum, one of the world’s greatest collections of man-made objects with a trained and qualified London Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

Find out about Samuel Coleridge Taylor – a London classical composer, who was born 146 years ago today!  #LetsDoLondon #...
15/08/2021
Samuel Coleridge Taylor - A London Classical Composer | Guide London

Find out about Samuel Coleridge Taylor – a London classical composer, who was born 146 years ago today!

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I was once asked to do a walking tour of Croydon, my borough in London and also where the composer Samuel Coleridge Taylor lived for most of his life. He was a man of mixed heritage who studied music and composed the Hiawatha Wedding Feast inspired by Hiawatha, written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Ice Cream anyone?   Blue Badge Tourist Guide Diane Williams provides insight on the best places in London for ice cream....
14/08/2021
Where To Find The Best Ice Cream In London | Guide London

Ice Cream anyone? Blue Badge Tourist Guide Diane Williams provides insight on the best places in London for ice cream.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/food-drink/where-to-find-the-best-ice-cream-in-london/

Touring London is a great way to top up your step count and burn off calories. So why not reward yourself for all that hard work? Blue Badge Tourist Guides know where to go for the tastiest treats, and nothing beats ice cream on a warm day. In no particular order, here are some of the best ice cream...

12/08/2021
Guide London A-Z: London tourist attractions that start with the Letter H!

How many London tourist attractions can you name that start with the letter H?

Blue Badge Tourist Guide Aaron Hunter continues our Guide London A-Z video series and provides insights on the famous and not-so-famous landmarks and tourist attractions in London starting with the letter H.

#GuideLondonAToZ #BlueBadgeTouristGuide #LetsDoLondon #VisitLondon

Find out about the famous British royals buried at Westminster Abbey including Edward the Confessor, Henry V, and Mary Q...
11/08/2021
British Royals Buried At Westminster Abbey, The Coronation Church | Guide London

Find out about the famous British royals buried at Westminster Abbey including Edward the Confessor, Henry V, and Mary Queen of Scots.

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https://www.guidelondon.org.uk/blog/british-monarchy/british-royals-buried-at-westminster-abbey/

Find out about the famous British royals buried at Westminster Abbey including Edward the Confessor, Henry V, and Mary Queen of Scots.

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Guide London represents the membership of the Association of Professional Tourist Guides launched in 1989. Starting with 80 members during the first year, the organization has expanded over the years and now includes approximately 500 qualified and knowledgeable London Blue Badge Tourist Guides offering tours of the city and beyond in over 30 different languages.

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  • Blue Badge Tourist Guides have trained intensively for 2 years and passed the highest Tourist Guiding qualification in the UK. They are the best of the best.

  • Blue Badge Tourist Guides, due to their unparalleled knowledge, are the only external guides permitted to guide the major sites – e.g. St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London and Windsor Castle.

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