Discover The Best of London

Explore London like a local with the help of The Original Tour blog. We have a range of guides to help you find things to do in London, seasonal events throughout the year and top tips on how to plan your visit. Planning your trip to London just got even easier.

pancake day in london

Pancake Day in London

When Christmas is over and Easter is not yet here, the number one question is when is Pancake Day? In 2019, Pancake Day falls on Tuesday the 5th March...

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Bonfire Night in London 2019

Things to do on Bonfire Night in London 2019

This weekend London’s skyline is set to be more breathtaking than ever! With a multitude of firework displays taking place across the city, the sky wi...

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Kensington Palace plays host to display of costumes from the star-studded Queen Anne film The Favourite

14 December 2018 – 8 February 2019 Included in Palace admission Kensington Palace, in partnership with Fox Searchlight Pictures, is displaying the b...

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All Aboard: The Original Tour drives green message for kids at Kidzania London

KidZania London - the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – has revealed that The Original Tour, London’s award-winning sight...

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The Original Tour Launches London's First 100% Electric Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus

·      The Original Tour launches London’s first 100% electric hop-on hop-off open-top bus ·      London’s Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy sp...

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Rainbow Trust CEO Zillah trys out being a tour guide with The Original Tour!

The Chief Executive of Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity turned bus tour guide as part of her ‘Challenge 50’ Birthday celebrations to raise vital funds...

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The Original Tour and London City Tour announce a unique partnership agreement in London

London, 13th August 2018 ­- The Original Tour and London City Tour, two of the world’s most experienced sightseeing operators of hop-on-hop-off and pa...

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Free Wi-Fi Now Available On-Board!

The Original Tour now offers complimentary WiFi to all customers on-board our buses, so you can stay connected throughout your tour. Powered by EE, p...

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The Original Summer Night Tour - Free with all tickets!

This tour has now ended.  As an alternative, we invite you to enjoy our new London Night Bus Tour.  Everyone travelling on The Original Tour between ...

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