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Visit Egypt (Virtually)

Posted by Hazel Baker, Director of London Guided Walks on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, In : Travel 

This is for lovers of Ancient Egypt

If you missed visiting the TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibit at Saatchi Gallery then fret not. 

I have been lucky enough to have visited Egypt twice, once for my 21st birthday and the millenium and the other on my honeymoon. Ancient Egypt has called to me for as long as I can remember. 

Who was Tutankhamun?
Egypt's most famous pharaoh is Tutankhamun. The 'bog king's' intact tomb was discovered in 1922 by British explorer Howard Carter and his...


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Best way to get around London

Posted by Hazel, Director of London Guided Walks on Monday, February 17, 2020, In : Travel 

Navigating London

London is a fabulous city in which to live and to visit. Saying that though, the most hardcore of Londoners can use a little help at time. And that help comes in the form of a mobile app.



It is easy to get lulled into a false sense of security on regular London journeys, we know the optimal route on autopilot, even the specific carriage to get for a speedy exit from the station. But as soon as an unfamiliar journey is required a little more thought and preparation needs to ...


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We have some exciting news!

Posted by London Guided Walks on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, In : Travel 

Recognition Honours Top 10% of Businesses on World’s Largest Travel Site

We've been recognised for great service by TripAdvisor and are excited to announce we have received 2016 Certificate of Excellence. 

"As a start-up, London Guided Walks has been on an eye-opening journey looking at unique ways to create memorable experiences for those on our London walks and treasure hunts, and to exceed our guests’ expectations. Clearly our public walks, private tours and treasure hunts are ...


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London Underground - Victoria Line

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, February 27, 2015, In : Travel 

For many of us Londoners the tube is something which needs to be endured rather than enjoyed. Big improvements have been made to the Victoria line with new bigger and more comfortable trains with wider aisles and doors, and higher ceilings.

Victoria Line History

Funding for a deep-level “Route C” line, better known as the Victoria line, was approved back in 1955. The grand opening of the Victoria line, or “London’s Pride”, was on 7 March 1969. Queen Elizabeth II was the firs...


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