Tours From London

Scheduled Tours

May 7th–May 12th, 2017

2017 Devon & Cornwall – West Country Writers, the ‘Mystery Writers Trail’

The English counties of Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and Somerset, collectively known as ‘The West Country,’ offer a rich tapestry of literary heritage. Here are the…

May 17th–May 25th, 2017

2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of Kent & Heart of England

This tour is designed as a brief introduction to the gardens in two of England loveliest counties, Kent, and The Heart of England. There are…

Jul 10th–Jul 14th, 2017

2017 Jane Austen’s Hampshire & Bath

Our tour follows the trail of one of the world’s favourite writers. See the places that inspired Jane Austen, where she lived, wrote her most…

Jul 10th–Jul 19th, 2017

2017 ‘Week’ with Jane Austen: Hampshire, Bath, Cotswolds villages & stately homes of the Peak District

OK so we’re taking a big of dramatic license as our tour is a 10 day ‘week!’ This is an adventure into the world of…

Jul 24th–Aug 4th, 2017

2017 Literary England Sampler, Highlights of Classical Britain

Shakespeare-Dickens-Jane Austen-Wordsworth-James Herriot-Brontes-Tolkien-Lewis Carroll-Beatrix Potter-’Downton Abbey’-‘Harry Potter’ from the SGT ‘Classic Route’ Collection This tour is geared towards visitors who wish to see the classical heritage sites…

Heart of England, Wales and Yorkshire 5 Day Tour

Highlights: ~ Shakespeare country and Stratford on Avon ~ Ironbridge World Heritage Site ~ The mountains of Snowdonia ~ Conwy Castle ~ Peak District National…

Devon and Cornwall – A Magical Land of Legends 5 Day Tour

 Highlights: ~ Winchester ~ Durdle Door ~ Dartmoor ~ Exeter ~ Boscastle ~ Tintagel Castle ~ Lands End & St. Ives ~ Cornish beaches ~…

The Cotswolds, Bath and Oxford 2 Day Tour

Highlights ~ Avebury ~ Cherhill White Horse ~ Lacock ~ Bath ~ Cirencester ~ Cotswolds villages ~ Stow-on-the-Wold ~ Oxford 2 days to take in the…

Highlights of England and North Wales (London to Edinburgh)

A fantastic combination of the “Heart of England” and “York, the Dales, and Lake District” tours to give you an memorable journey through some of…

Suggested Tours

​C’mon Everybody! Rock & Roll England and Wales

SUGGESTED TOUR FOR PRIVATE DEPARTURES. This is a suggested tour itinerary for parties of any size, from 2 guests and up. Subject to vehicle/guide availability,…

SGT English Literary Festivals

 Explore Hampshire, where Jane Austen spent most of her life, seeing her Chawton home, burial place in Winchester Cathedral and the countryside that inspired her.…

SGT Roman Britain: Sussex, Bath, South Wales, Cotswolds, Chester, Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall, York

Sussex, Bath, South Wales, Cotswolds, Chester, Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall, York The Romans ruled Britain for nearly 400 years. It wasn’t an easy task –…

SGT West Country Gardens, Devon and Cornwall

The south-west corner of England enjoys a more temperate climate than the remainder of the country. Here, the warm Gulf Stream washes the coast and…

SGT English Literary Heritage: Jane Austen Hampshire, Heart of England & Yorkshire Landscapes

 “Everything was perfect – could not have asked for a better trip. We hit all the Jane Austen highlights and got to see some other…

SGT England Quilts & Antiques: Bath, Cotswolds, Stratford-Upon-Avon, ‘The Potteries,’ Chatsworth Estate, York, Cambridge

While visiting some of England’s most attractive CLASSIC cities, towns and villages, you’ll be taken to a variety of places on our quilts, textiles, tapestries…

SGT Victorian Christmas: London and Dickens’ Rochester

London acquires a special sparkle around Christmas time. The weather is frosty, the Christmas lights are twinkling, store fronts glisten and shoppers line the streets.…

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Tudor History Tours

Tudor History Tours is a family owned and independent company operated by husband and wife team Steve and Laura Murphy. Combining the best of business practices and historic appreciation, with a dedication to personal service, they ensure their clients have the best possible historic experience. Steve knew that he was a natural tour guide when in Germany a few years ago he was asked, in French, how to find a particular museum. He is a


Six Wives of One King

Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived.What is the story behind this famous mnemonic? What of the women themselves? How did these women live and how did they become the Consort to the most notorious King of England? Find out on this fully escorted tour to discover the life and loves of Henry VIII’s six wives. This historic tour is a fascinating journey in search of all the six wives of Henry VIII. Over 11 days


Tudor Women Tour

Our Tudor women historic tour embraces the lives of wives, sisters and courtiers in the turbulent Tudor century. Some of the women we meet on our tour were powerful in their own right, others held power more discretely. A few were victims of politics of the age and all have a story to tell. This tour looks closely at where and how they lived together with how they fit into the rich history and tapestry


Finding Henry Tudor – Reformation Hero or Villain?

Henry VIII was not born to be King yet he acceded to the throne before his 18th birthday. Married six times: four times for love, once for affection and once for duty, he had three legitimate children. A Renaissance Prince when young, his divorces and subsequent order to send two of his wives to the executioner’s block made him the most notorious King England has ever witnessed. History sees Henry as a tyrant and a


Henry VIII – Defender of the Realm

Henry VIII’s England was constantly under threat of invasion from the powers in Europe. During his reign, Henry built England’s defences to withstand any such attack. He was the father of the Royal Navy; inheriting only five serviceable ships, by the time of his death England had over 70 warships at sea. Henry ordered the building of castles and forts along the coast line from the Humber estuary to the Pembroke pensinsular in Wales. A


Elizabeth I: the Child, the Lover and Warrior Queen

This packed, fully escorted tour traces the life of England’s Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I and her suitor, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Elizabeth I, The Virgin Queen, was England’s Monarch for 45 years and created the enduring legacy of the Elizabethan age. Her early life was spent in a chaotic extended family, never really knowing her place or her father, Henry VIII. She suffered uncertainty in her early life first as a Princess and then