Jun 22nd–Jun 24th, 2015

Ian Fleming, the ‘Birth’ of James Bond and the Battle for Dieppe

For decades, the Raid on Dieppe was considered to be nothing but a general rehearsal for the real thing to come in Normandy. But was…

Sep 24th–Sep 25th, 2016

‘World of Downton Abbey’ Stately Homes & Country Villages Weekend

On this adventure into the ‘World of Downton Abbey’ we will visit film sites, places immediately recognizable from the show, but also highlight some places…

Apr 16th–Apr 17th, 2016

Wartime Kent & Ian Fleming/James Bond Weekend…including Dover & Canterbury

Mr Churchill passed away at age 90 on 24 January, 1965. Personal items from Churchill’s family including the last photograph of the wartime leader are now…

Apr 8th–Apr 10th, 2016

Brighton & “Bloomsbury in Sussex” Weekend

Sample one of the favourite weekend get-away destinations for Londoners!  See the seaside towns of Brighton & Rye, meander classic countryside, discover 1066 history, relax…

Trip Add-Ons

Transportation

Airport Transfers  

Be met on arrival, taken by your personal driver directly to your hotel.

  • $135 USD flat rate, 1-4 guests, arrival, Heathrow LHR to Central London hotel
  • $135 USD flat rate, 1-4 guests, guests, departure, Central London hotel to Heathrow LHR
  • $135 USD flat rate, 1-4 guests, guests, arrival, Gatwick LGW to Central London hotel
  • $135 USD flat rate, 1-4 guests, departure, Central London hotel to Gatwick LGW
  • Other London area airports, cruise ports, hotel to hotel transfers and for larger parties all available, price available on request

Airport 'Express' Trains:  

Express trains get you from the airport to a central rail station in about 15 minutes. Please be mindful of stairs in rail/tube stations when traveling with luggage. Lifts/elevators are not available in all station locations!

  • $35 USD per person, advanced purchase one way, Heathrow Express/Paddington
  • $65 USD per person, advanced purchase roundtrip, Heathrow Express/Paddington
  • $35 USD per person, advanced purchase one way, Gatwick Express/Victoria
  • $65 USD per person, advanced purchase roundtrip, Gatwick Express/Victoria

Visitor Oyster Cards  

are the best value for you to get around London’s public transport
system. Use The Underground/Tube and the bus network. Visitor Oyster Cards come pre-loaded with your choice of credit amount. When your credit runs low, you can easily “top up” with any amount in over 3,000 Oyster outlets around London. Note there is a £3 activation fee on first use and Fed Ex postage fees are additional to pass cost.

  • $22 USD per person £10 card (£7 credit after activation fee)
  • $39 USD per person £20 card (£17 credit after activation fee)
  • $56 USD per person £30 card (£27 credit after activation fee)
  • $73 USD per person £40 card (£37 credit after activation fee)
  • $90 USD per person £50 card (£47 credit after activation fee)

Scheduled Tours In and Around London

Warner Brothers Studio Tour  

Be immersed in the world of Harry Potter with a behind-
the-scenes tour of the Warner Brothers Studio London. The Harry Potter films have been
enchanting audiences for over a decade, and now for the first time ever, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London opens its doors to let you see where the movie magic began. Secrets will be revealed…. Tickets include return transportation from Central London to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – which is otherwise only accessible with a car or by shuttle bus from Watford Junction station, (20 miles out of London.) Please note that infants aged 3 to 4 are charged for transportation only as they will be occupying a seat on the coach. Entrance to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is free for children aged 4 and under. Infants aged 2 years and under still need to be added to booking even though they are free. NOTE tickets are subject to availability and sell quickly; early booking is recommended!

  • $95 USD per adult
  • $85 USD per child, age 5-15
  • $26 USD per toddler age 3-4
  • Free for infants < 2

Wartime London  

Travel in a period vehicle from the 1940s with your specialist battlefield tour guide, experiencing brave survival of The City of London in the Blitz. Visit the Imperial War Museum, Parliament Square, US HQ Grovesnor Square and places that British, Canadian and American troops spent some leave time R&R. There is the opportunity to visit Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms (entrance fees additional.) Full day tour. (Evan Evans/Ensignbus)

  • $85 USD per adult
  • $75 USD per senior, student and child, age 5 – 15

Jack the Ripper  

Become a “Ripperologist” and have a pub fish and chips meal (Evan Evans)

  • $55 USD per adult, senior, student, child age 5 – 15

The Medieval Banquet  

Step back in time to experience a Medieval evening in the vaulted
cellars of Ivory House. (Evan Evans)

  • $95 USD per adult
  • $60 USD per child, age 5 – 15

Bateaux London, Luxury River Cruises:  

Experience the wonder of the capital by night from your dinner table on one of Bateaux London’s unique restaurant cruisers. Note under age 16 not permitted. Dress code is applicable on board; full terms at time of booking.
(Evan Evans)

  • $135 USD per adult, 4 courses (food only)
  • $185 USD per adult, 4 courses with water and wine

A Ticket to Ride, Beatles By Night  

Why walk when you you Ride?! Weekday evenings; Beatle history as it happened, with music and film footage helping recreate those magicyears. (Access All Areas)

  • $55 USD per person

Accommodations

London is home to hundreds of quality accommodation. From budget hostels to short term flat rentals, budget hotels to unique 5 star luxury properties, London has it all and SGT is happy to assist you with finding the property best suited to you. The Regency Hotel is the main SGT tour pick-up point and usual tour base. Those wishing a more budget friendly mid-range option can consider Premier Inn, Ibis and Travelodge. Rooms subject to availability for your chosen dates.

London Regency Hotel  

London’s largest independent hotel, 4 star property in the heart of South Kensington, just off the Brompton Road where there are many café, pubs and shops. The Regency is about a 10 minute walk from South Kensington tube station and within walking distance to the V&A, Natural History Museum, Harrods and Knightsbridge shopping. http://www.londonregency.com/

Premier Inn Southwark  

The London borough of Southwark has been bustling with energy for centuries, an area well known to both Shakespeare and Dickens. Premier Inn is a well appointed budget hotel chain with 3 locations around Southwark, a short walk from either Southwark or London Bridge tube stations. Walk to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, Borough Market or further along the river to either Parliament Square and the London Eye or The Tower of London.
http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/SOUANC/london-southwark-borough-market