The Crown series tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II of England. The series follows six decades of reign in six seasons. Following the sad passing of the Queen, season 5 is highly anticipated. With the release of season 5, discover the filming locations in London and Windsor of this successful series.
Built in the late 11th century, Windsor Castle is the oldest castle in the world that is still occupied. Of course, it holds many secrets. To visit the castle, take the Tootbus Windsor Discovery Tour and hop off at stop 3.
Located 40 km from London, Windsor is one of England's most royal towns, as it is home to one of the castles of the British royal family. Visit Windsor with our Windsor Discovery Tour and find out about the main tourist activities in the town in our article.
Soho is one of the most vibrant and lively places in the capital, so whether you’re thirsty for wine, exotic cocktails or premium spirits, you’re sure to find the bar for you! Take advantage of our London Discovery tour to get to this lively area.
So you’ve hopped off the London Discovery bus tour, visited some iconic landmarks and attractions but now it’s time to grab a refreshing drink. There are plenty of pubs in London where you can sink a delicious ale on tap and take a break from exploring the fascinating city.
It’s that time of year when the nights are getting darker, the leaves are falling from the trees and everyone is drinking Pumpkin Spice Lattes. This can only mean one thing… Halloween is breathing down our necks.
In the centre of Westminster, Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the monarch of the United Kingdom. Discover 50 facts you probably didn't know !
Looking for half-term things to do in London this autumn? Look no further! Discover fun things to do in London with children and join the Tootbus Kids Tour to enjoy London’s finest attractions on our bus tours!
London is one of the romance capitals of the world, and you’ll never struggle for ideas to enjoy and explore with your special someone!
When you visit England’s capital with the kids, you need to know the best family-friendly restaurants in London. With lots of little mouths to feed, it can sometimes be difficult to find a restaurant which will cater to their taste and keep them entertained while you eat.
Built by William the Conqueror near the end of 1066, the Tower of London has been used as a royal residence, a treasury, an armoury, a zoo, the Royal Mint and the home of the Crown Jewels. Take a look at this top attraction and discover everything you need to know about it.
London is amazing whatever time of the year. We believe it’s a little extra special during winter with the Christmas lights. The city is beautifully decorated and there is a chance of snow. There are plenty of things to do in London in winter with kids, both indoors and outdoors.
Europe's biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival in London is a multicultural summer festival. Often compared to the Rio Carnival, the event attracts nearly 2 million people every year. Take advantage of this event to discover the British capital with our London Discovery tour.
Find inspiration with our top ten main sporting events in London this year. You will have the choice between the different events proposed: equestrian competition, tennis, football, rugby... Take advantage of the Tootbus tours to get to the various sports venues in the capital.
Take advantage of the 50th anniversary of the Pride in London from 4 June 2022 to 2 July 2022 to explore the city. Celebrate the diversity of the LGBT+ community at free festivities in Trafalgar Square and events across the city. End on a high note with the colourful London Pride Parade.
When preparing a summer day-trip with the kids there are many questions to ask, including what to do and how much will it cost?! To help all you parents out there make the most of the school summer holidays, here’s our guide to discovering the best places to see in London this summer!
From 2 to 5 June 2022, Windsor will celebrate the Jubilee weekend. Having acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952, Queen Elizabeth II is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee (70 years of reign). For the occasion, Tootbus is offering a special Jubilee Windsor Discovery Tour.
With summer just around the corner and warmer days creeping in, bank holiday weekend in London is a great time to get outdoors and spend time with family and friends during a long weekend. This year, early May bank holiday falls on Monday 2nd May and, as always, we’re hoping for sun!
There are lots of activities in London for Easter, including family friendly events, nightlife and of course, eating plenty of chocolate! Complete your bank holiday trip with a sightseeing bus tour to discover London and check out some of these great places to visit this Easter in London.
Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate
When we think of the Easter break, we think of Easter chocolate eggs!
Discover London during St. Patrick's Day with one of our Tootbus tours. This typical Irish festival is a big event in the British capital where all sorts of events are organised throughout the city. These festivities are an opportunity for the Irish community to celebrate all things Irish.
Whether you are celebrating many years together, trying to impress on a first date or enjoying the single life, you’ll no doubt be looking for things to do on Valentine’s day in London. If you are visiting for a few days, there are many romantic things to do and places to go. Snuggle up on a tour and see London from an open top bus with Tootbus and hop off to explore the city together.
Wondering what to do in London this February half-term? With the school holidays almost upon us, you are probably searching for ideas to keep the kids entertained. Well, help is at hand with some amazing activities and events at London's most fun and enjoyable attractions!
It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of central London, so sometimes it’s nice to step away and enjoy the scenery. Take a break from the city and check out one of the many stunning parks with family or friends then get back to sightseeing on one of our Tootbus tours.
You might think Greenwich is only known as the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), but there are a whole host of other exciting sights to see, including one of the capital’s largest green spaces, a word-class museum, a famous ship and many pubs and restaurants!
Have your friends and family ever saw somewhere on the big screen that you’d love to visit in real life? With beautiful streets, parks and monuments, it’s easy to see why London appeals to filmmakers and tourists. See the magic of the movies come to life in the capital by visiting famous film locations in London.
If you’re in need of some inspiration on the top tourist hotspots to visit in London, we’ve searched Instagram to find the most used hashtags from London hotspots including well-known landmarks, locations and attractions! So let the countdown begin…
How about spicing up your discovery of London with participation in a festival? This summer, London is hosting a wide range of events, from music to entertainment to food, for all to enjoy. Find out what they are and plan them to suit your taste!
Located a stone's throw away from The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey is a Gothic Abbey church steeped in thousands of years of history. This architectural masterpiece has hosted various Royal weddings and is the resting place for some of Britain's most famous and historic figures.
There’s something quintessentially British about an afternoon tea! This ritual dates back to 1840 and has remained a firm favourite in the UK. Whether it’s a sandwich or scone, here are our top 16 afternoon tea spots to treat yourself to!
There’s no denying that there’s always been stereotypes associated with most European countries, but what do we actually think of each other?
While you should always visit the iconic landmarks, why not try out these terrific and unique ideas for teens from paddle boarding to abseiling, there’s something for them to enjoy!
Situated in the south of England, Stonehenge is a true wonder of the world. To fully immerse yourself in rich British history, you are probably wondering how to travel from London to this prehistoric monument in Wiltshire.
Every year on 5 November, the London sky lights up with fireworks in commemoration of the Gunpowder Plot. You might struggle to choose which display you would like to go to if you’re visiting London over Bonfire weekend.
There are lots of ways to travel around London. If you want to go sightseeing and explore London’s best landmarks, there is no better way to do it then by taking a tour bus around the city with Tootbus.
It doesn’t need to be St Patrick’s Day to enjoy the best Irish pubs in London and you will always be welcomed with open arms. Discover some great Irish bars where you can rest your feet and enjoy a pint of Guinness. To experience all of the sights in the capital, take a look at our Tootbus tours.
Did you know London’s festivities are the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of Asia? So as we bid farewell to one year, we welcome the new one with colourful parades, dazzling performances and mouth-watering food! For the easiest way to celebrate the festivities, book your Tootbus ticket today.
The London Eye is the capital's most popular paid for attraction with nearly 4 million people going on it each year and has won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality and engineering achievement.
It doesn’t have to be Pancake Day in London to eat delicious pancakes. Whether you are looking for American style pancakes, French-style crepes, Dutch pancakes, gluten-free or vegan options, there are lots of great pancake houses in London.
It's time to clear your throat, choose a banging tune and sing at the top of your voice in some of the best London karaoke bars! Sing your heart out by night, and by day you can explore the city in comfort on a Tootbus tour.
Sparkling Christmas lights, mulled wine and mince pies; it certainly is the most wonderful time of the year! The festive atmosphere in the capital is truly magical, with so many great things to do in London at Christmas.
Between eating, drinking and being merry, there are lots of festive activities to enjoy in London including a hop-on hop-off bus tour of the city in full festive swing.
When you are planning your visit to London, you might want to tick off some more Royal hot spots in the south of England, such as Windsor. In which case, you’re probably wondering how to travel to Windsor from London, so we have created a step by step guide to help you plan your journey.
Being vegan can sometimes be difficult, especially when you’re visiting new places, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve found some of the best places to enjoy vegan food in London, from street food and markets to cafes and restaurants. Discover delicious vegan pizzas or tasty sweet treats when you’re in the capital in our handy guide and make your way around the city with a hop-on hop-off bus tour with Tootbus.
No matter what time of year you are visiting, if you are planning what to wear in London there are a few key items which are great all year round. Always make sure you have a crossover bag, sunglasses, a small umbrella, comfortable shoes, a jacket, jeans and layers and you can’t go far wrong.
London and rainy days are a famous combo, but don’t let a little downpour rain on your parade! Luckily there are loads of different activities and sights to check out even when it’s not glorious sunshine!
After exploring London outdoors with the Tootbus Kids Tour, visit the best museums for children. The British capital is full of museums to visit, most with free entry. Some are so fun and playful that your kids will be clamouring to get back in!
Did you know there are 35 bridges which cross over the River Thames? From Tower Bridge to Hampton Court Bridge, they all provide a unique perspective and view of the capital, and here for your enjoyment is a guide to them all!
Christmas is the most magical time of the year, especially in London! Over the festive season the Christmas light displays transform the city into an elegant wonderland. Thanks to Tootbus Christmas Lights Tour, discover the beautiful Christmas Lights in London that make the city light up and sparkle.
Standing tall and proud at the Palace of Westminster, Big Ben serves as one of London’s most beloved and iconic landmarks. Find out all there is to know and more here.
It can sometimes be hard finding something fun and enjoyable to do with children when travelling. We’ve found plenty of child-friendly things to do in London!
A visit to London cannot be complete without some shopping. To make your shopping spree easier, we've pulled together the best experiences and purchases.