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How to Book

Please contact me first to discuss your requirements and to check my availability. All my tours are very flexible – you can create your own combination of destinations, or you might only wish to go to one place. Anything is possible – almost!

Once we have agreed an itinerary and price, you can pay by credit card, Paypal account, bank transfer or, if you are booking at short notice, cash. Additional information about methods of payment, and important terms & conditions, can be found below under Terms & Conditions.

Prices

NB All prices are per tour, not per person. Entrances, lunches, and any public transport costs, are NOT included.

Guiding Fees for Walking & Public Transport Tours

For guiding tours on foot, by public transport, or for coach groups, my fees are £175 for up to 4 hours, and £280 for a full day. The same fees apply to Museum Highlights tours in London. Entrance tickets, lunches, and any public transport costs are NOT included. A small credit card fee may apply.

Driver-Guiding Fees for Tours by Car

Below is a list of some of the most popular tours.  The fee is inclusive of car and guide, but entrance tickets and lunches are NOT included. Hours are also listed, to give you some indication of what the price will be if you wish to create your own combination of visits.

London Tours

  • London Highlights by car, 4 hours from £380
  • London Highlights by Car, 8 hours from £550
  • London Walking & Public Transport Tour, 4 hours, £175
  • London Walking & Public Transport Tour, 8 hours, £280
  • London Museum & Gallery tours, from £180, maximum 15 people

Windsor or Hampton Court Palace Tours

  • Windsor Castle, 5 hours, from £450
  • Hampton Court Palace, 5 hours, from £450
  • Windsor Castle & Hampton Court Palace, 9 hours, from £590
  • Windsor Castle & Stonehenge, 10 hours, from £695
  • Windsor Castle & Oxford, 9 hours, from £630
  • Windsor Castle & the Savill Garden, 8 hours, from £550 (Windsor Great Park horse & carriage ride £100)
  • Windsor Castle & Cliveden garden, 8 hours, from £550

Stonehenge Tours

  • Just Stonehenge, 6 hours, from £550
  • Stonehenge & Windsor Castle, 10 hours, from £695
  • Stonehenge & Salisbury or Winchester, 9 hours, from £675
  • Stonehenge & Avebury Prehistoric tour, 10 hours, from £720
  • Stonehenge & Stourhead Landscape Garden, 10 hours, from £695
  • Stonehenge & Wilton House & garden, 9 hours, from £675
  • Stonehenge & Bath, 11 hours, from £795

The Cotswolds Tours

  • Cotswold Houses & Gardens, 10 hours, from £695
  • The Cotswolds & Blenheim Palace, 10 hours, from £660
  • Oxford & the Cotswolds, 10 hours, from £660
  • “Downton Abbey” – Cotswold film locations & Highclere Castle, 10 hours, from £660
  • The Cotswolds & Bath, 10 hours, from £750

Oxford Tours

  • Just Oxford, 6 hours, from £495
  • Oxford & Windsor Castle, 9 hours, from £630
  • Oxford & Blenheim Palace or Waddesdon Manor, 9 hours, from £630
  • Oxford & the Cotswolds, from 10 hours, from £660
  • Oxford & Stratford or Warwick Castle via the Cotswolds, 10 hours, from £720

Stratford upon Avon & Warwick Castle Tours

  • Stratford & Warwick Castle, 10 hours, from £720
  • Stratford & Oxford via the Cotswolds, 10 hours, from £720
  • Stratford & Coughton Court garden, 10 hours from £720
  • A day in Stratford upon Avon, 10 hours from £720
  • Stratford & Blenheim Palace, 10 hours from £720
  • Warwick Castle & Oxford, 10 hours, from £720

Canterbury Tours

  • Canterbury & Dover Castle, 9 hours, from £640
  • Canterbury & Leeds Castle, 9 hours, from £620
  • Canterbury & Hever Castle or Chartwell, 9 hours from £640
  • Canterbury & the Salutation Garden, 9 hours from £640
  • Canterbury & Goodnestone Park garden (Jane Austen link), 9 hours from £640

Salisbury Tours

  • Salisbury, Old Sarum & Stonehenge, 10 hours, from £695
  • Salisbury & Wilton House & garden, 9 hours, from £675
  • Salisbury & Mottisfont House & garden, 9 hours, from £675
  • Salisbury & Stourhead Landscape Garden, 10 hours, from £720
  • Salisbury & the Heale Garden, 8 hours, from £620

Bath Tours

  • Just Bath, 8 hours £650, 9 hours £695
  • Bath & Stonehenge &/or Salisbury, 11 hours, from £795
  • Bath & the Cotswolds, 10 hours, from £750
  • Bath & Avebury Stone Circle, 10 hours, from £720
  • Bath & Abbey House garden, 10 hours, from £720
  • Bath & Bowood House & garden, 11 hours, from £750

Cambridge Tours

  • Cambridge, 7 hours, from £550
  • Cambridge & Ely Cathedral, 9 hours, from £660
  • Cambridge & Anglesey Abbey Winter Gardens, 9 hours, from £640

Houses, gardens etc

  • Chartwell & Hever Castle, 9 hours, from £600
  • Leeds Castle & Chartwell or Hever Castle, 9 hours, from £610
  • One of – Leeds Castle, Hever Castle or Chartwell, 5-6 hours, from £450
  • Sissinghurst & Great Dixter gardens, 9 hours, from £640
  • Sissinghurst garden, 6 hours, from £495
  • Knole & Sissinghurst, 9 hours, from £620
  • Houses & Gardens of Kent & Sussex, 9 hours, from £620
  • Henry Moore’s home & studios, 6 hours, from £475
  • Jane Austen in Chawton, Steventon & Winchester, 9 hours, from £675
  • Hidcote Manor & Kiftsgate Court gardens, from 9 hours, from £695
  • Blenheim Palace and gardens & the Cotswolds, 9 hours, from £660
  • Cambridgeshire Winter Gardens, 9 hours, from £640
  • Arundel Castle, “The Collector Earl’s Garden” & Brighton, 9 hours, from £650
  • The Landscapes of Artist John Constable, 9 hours, from £650
  • The Bloomsbury Group in Sussex, 9 hours, from £630

Additional Information

  • Prices are from London.
  • Prices are per vehicle, NOT per person.
  • Prices INCLUDE my services as driver-guide, and vehicle expenses eg parking.
  • Prices DO NOT INCLUDE your entrance fees and meals.
  • Transfers and tours from airports and cruise or ferry terminals can be arranged upon request.
  • Extra hours £55/hr.
  • Extended/longer tours, up to 150 miles and 8hrs per day, daily fee £550.
  • Where not provided on longer tours, guide’s accommodation allowance £120 per night.

Terms & Conditions

Payment

  • A 10% non-refundable deposit secures the booking.
  • Unless otherwise agreed, full payment is due 4 weeks in advance.
  • You can pay securely online with a credit card.
  • You can pay through your Paypal account, or with a credit card through Paypal without having an account.
  • You can phone me with your credit card details.
  • You can make a direct bank transfer.
  • If you are booking at very short notice, cash is acceptable.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charges will depend on my ability to find other tour bookings, but below is a guide to maximum charges. If I am able to find other bookings for the dates that you have cancelled, I will make fuller refunds. It is strongly recommended that you have travel insurance that covers cancellation, as well as appropriate medical cover.

  • If you cancel more than 14 days in advance, a full refund will be made less expenses.
  • If you cancel less than 14 days in advance, a charge of 50% of my guiding fee will be made, plus expenses, before making a refund.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days in advance, a charge of 75% of my guiding fee will be made, plus expenses, before making a refund.
  • If you cancel less than 48 hours in advance, no refund will be made.
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