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Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens

Posted by London Guided Walks on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, In : Day Trips 



It’s at this time of year where our household orchids come to bud, reminding us that it’s that time of year again; the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens. The orchid festival at Kew Gardens is now in its 22nd year and is something we look forward to doing year after year. Having a Friends of Kew membership makes our regular visit much more affordable, allowing us to treat ourselves to a pub lunch. 

The excitement was building as we entered the familiar steamed glass of Kew Gardens’ Princess...


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Pokemon Go in Bristol

Posted by London Guided Walks on Sunday, October 2, 2016, In : Day Trips 
We had an awesome day in Bristol doing a Poketour this week. We caught many 2nd evolution Pokemon such as Slowbro,  Poliwhirl and Starmie. Since we were all Team Mystic, the best Pokemon Go experience was taking down gyms together.

Pokemon Go aside Bristol is a wonderful place to explore, especially on a day trip away from London. It's small enough to navigate there is rich history starting in the stone age, enough to keep any history-lover happy. 

Below is a short video of some of the wonderfu...
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Enjoy Easter at Kew Gardens

Posted by Guided walks in London on Sunday, March 20, 2016, In : Day Trips 
Spring has truly sprung, delicate petals have began to unfurl showing off their colours. The Davies Alpine House at the North end of the rock garden is a real treat with many variety of plants where home would be mountainous regions to the warm Mediterranean. 

Easter is the perfect time to visit Kew Gardens especially with their Chocolate Sensations event on from 19 April - 10 April 2016 with a Lindt Gold Bunny Flavour Trail to follow. On Easter Sunday, the first 4000 visitors to Kew Gardens w...

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Visit Eltham Palace

Posted by London Guided Walks on Friday, August 7, 2015, In : Day Trips 
Eltham Palace has had an interesting life being once an important royal palace and being the home of King Henry VIII and his siblings to being occupied by Army Educational units until 1992. With being so easy to get to from Central London Eltham Palace is certainly an English Heritage site certainly worth visiting. 

The building is a concoction of various inspirations such as Christopher Wren's Hampton Court Palace, Trinity College's library and 1930s ideals. The interior is defined with each ...
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Take a trip to Bath

Posted by London Guided Walks on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, In : Day Trips 
Bath is a small and beautiful city and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. From London, Bath is less than two hours train travel, making it an ideal location for a day or weekend trip. There is plenty to see without spending too much money. Here are a few suggestions:


Bath Abbey, BA1 1LT 
The fan vaulted ceiling and wood carvings in the choir stalls are particular fine.  They also have a free audio guide which you can download and listen to as you walk round. In the audio guide...


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