Whether you love the vibrancy and excitement of city living or prefer the tranquility of the surroundings, you’re sure to enjoy our London City and Essex Countryside Tour, which has been designed to open your eyes to the best of both worlds.
From exploring a whole host of London’s iconic landmarks and attractions on the Square Mile, through to wandering around the Essex countryside, embracing exquisite landscapes and endless rolling hills, this tour of contrasts is perfect for families, couples, and friends to enjoy together.
The city of London is renowned around the world for its eclectic mix of landmark attractions and iconic buildings. From Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey, to a diverse mix of squares, parks, and streets, the city is steeped in rich culture and history.
A constant hive of activity, London is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the UK, and the world. Offering a catalogue of high profile fashion outlets, world famous restaurants, and some of the best nightlife in the world, the capital city is bursting with a whole host of activities, museums, and events to enjoy all year round.
Our tour will allow you to explore all corners of the tube map, visit the Queen Elizabeth hunting lodge (one of the few timber framed buildings surviving from the 16th Century), and even enjoy a delicious 2 course meal in a 400 year old thatched old inn. After all, exploring this bustling city is hungry and thirsty work! The Central Line tube ride toTheydon Bois for lunch in the Bull thatched old inn is one of the tour’s many highlights.
We said that this is a tour of contrast, and we weren’t lying – in addition to the sights and sounds of central London, it also offers the perfect opportunity to experience the many wonders of the Essex countryside, conveniently located on the outskirts of London. You’ll forget that you’re less than 1 hour away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
There’s something quite wonderful about the rolling hills of the English countryside.
Providing the perfect opportunity to escape the busy and sometimes overwhelming streets of London, this tour allows you to kick back and relax in the most tranquil of surroundings.
The English countryside is renowned all over the world for its truly breathtaking scenery and the landscape is synonymous with Britain’s rich cultural heritage.
The Essex Countryside Tour includes a visit to the Roding Valley Nature Reserve where you will be able to walk along the river, whilst taking in the many sights and sounds the area has to offer.
But that’s not all, you’ll also drive past a deer sanctuary and even get the opportunity to take in the breathtaking, panoramic view of London’s iconic skyline and take in some of the capital’s most distinguishable landmarks including St Paul’s Cathedral – just remember to bring along your camera to capture this unforgettable moment.
The tour will end with a relaxing drive through Chigwell Village and Hainault Forest and Lake, allowing you to truly absorb everything that this beautiful area has to offer before retreating back to the city.