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What better way can there be to travel in a traditional London Taxi driven by a highly trained and knowledgeable London cabbie who is also an accredited Tour Guide. On a 'Black Cab Heritage Tour' you will get to see all of London's iconic sights, such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral and Big Ben. During a 'Black Cab Heritage Tour' you will notice how friendly and helpful our Driver Guides are when you are met and greeted at your hotel or preferred pick-up point. Your Black Cab Heritage Tour Guide will use a combination of his historical, geographical and contemporary knowledge to deliver a factual commentary in a fun and entertaining manner to provide you with an unforgettable Tour and enhance your London experience.
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A Haunted Tudor Palace on the bank of the River Thames I had always been attracted to Hampton Court Palace. Out of all the London Royal Palaces, I had fallen in love with this one – the red brick and beautifully designed chimneys, had caught my imagination. It’s so different from any other Palace, due[…]
Timeless! By London Tour Guide Mark Kelly (join me on my regular travels in my Time Machine to a year in London’s past). The construction of Big Ben Now this was an interesting visit. Big Ben, or to give it its proper name the Elizabeth Tower was an unusual return to the past for me.[…]
A look back on a previous tour with the Darr’s at Windsor, touring with Black Cab Heritage Tours Driver Guide Mick McTernan
Timeless! By London Tour Guide Mark Kelly (join me on my regular travels to a year in London’s past). This month is the 80th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain on the 10th July 1940. ‘The Blitz’, as the bombing campaign was called, started on ‘Black Saturday,’ the 7th September 1940 and continued for 57[…]
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Driver Guide Paul Williams Discusses Iconic London Stadiums
Timeless! By London Tour Guide Mark Kelly (join me on my regular travels to a year in London’s past). The Tower of London is an incredible sight, changing little since the 1300’s. I wanted to return to see it in the past, and in the end I chose the time of Captain Blood, that[…]
Online booking management masters Fareharbor – our chosen partners for kickstarting the 2020 London season. A limited number of tours will be led by our talented team of guides from 4th July – our Independence Day! The squad have been busy during lockdown, brainstorming superb city tours and day excursions for ALL. With new health[…]
Trip Advisor rank Black Cab Heritage Tours #9 out of #1,451 Tours in London About change last weekend, as BCHT moved up Trip Advisor’s rankings for a position in elite Top 10! https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186338-d4889491-Reviews-Black_Cab_Heritage_Tours-London_England.html These are proud moments indeed for our team of talented Driver Guides! Our hosts all have their unique brand of delivering classic[…]
Timeless! By London Tour Guide Mark Kelly (join me on my regular travels to a year in London’s past). I’ve always loved the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, and thought it would be a great idea to go back to the 1950’s scene. I was enthused about checking out how this world famous[…]
Black Cab Heritage Tours have been extremely busy during the past few weeks – getting ready for a return of tourism after lockdown. It may be some time before our guests arrive from overseas. The UK Government recently announced the current 14-day self-quarantine period will remain in place for inbound tourists. This policy will be[…]
A regular feature by London Tour Guide Rob Woodford Recent talk of ‘Project Restart’ in England’s elite sport has led to a route plan for its ‘socially distanced’ return. London’s sporting heritage of course goes back to time immemorial – but I wonder how many tourists (and even many locals) are aware of an ancient[…]
Join me on my weekly travels in my Time Machine as I go back to a year in London’s past. A recent trip took me back to London in 1882, back to see one of the great Wimbledon Tennis finals with defending champion William Renshaw playing his twin brother Ernest. This was an enthralling 5-set[…]
Deserted London streets without any locals and tourists to enjoy one of the world’s most visited cities? Such thoughts would have been so very far from the thoughts of most Tour Operators and Tour Guides at the turn of the year – as inbound UK tourism was growing, and London was set for a bumper[…]
Black Cab Heritage Tours are proud and privileged to be part of the I Will Travel Again launch. As travel is down across the world as a result of the COVID-19 health crises, many tour operators and their employees are suffering and the activities we all love are at risk. The good news is that[…]
Let the world know,I will travel again! Activity companies need your help — buy a gift card, change a life. As travel is down across the world as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, many activity businesses and their employees are suffering. From kayaking to food tours to mountain biking and more, the activities[…]
At Black Cab Heritage Tours we place the highest priority on the health and welfare of our customers, team and the wider community. This is particularly the case during the current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. All Tours and Day Excursions scheduled until 30 April 2020 will no longer be going ahead as planned. We shall continue[…]
Licensed London Taxi Driver, City of London Guide and Cab Guide Since passing the Knowledge of London to become a licensed London Taxi driver, I have also qualified as City of London guide and a London cab Guide. I am also a member of the City of London Guide Lecturers Association. I am an active[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I’ve been a Tour Guide for 7 years. I’m a qualified City of Westminster Guide and a member of the City of Westminster Guides and Lecturers Association. I offer a choice of London tours; Royal London, Classic London, Secret London, Beatles in London, Rock’n’Roll London, Harry Potter Film Locations, James Bond[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I have been a London Taxi Driver since 1993 and have since become a Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers Tour Guide and Freeman. I am also a Clerkenwell and Islington Guide, as well as being a member of The London Historians. I’m deeply interested in the history of the capital,[…]
Accredited City of London Guide I am a Londoner who has lived and worked in this amazingly historic and cosmopolitan city all my life. I am proud to be part of the fabric of London and can’t wait to show you my home City. I have always been fascinated by the history and heritage that[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide After a rich and fascinating career in the Metropolitan Police as a Detective, I joined London’s finest and became a London Cabbie. It was a real revelation completing the London Cab Tour Guide Course. London’s diverse and compelling history has always been of immense interest to me. I regularly take people[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I’ve been one of London’s iconic Black Cab Drivers for 26 years (I know I don’t look old enough….). I’ve been married for 27 years and have 2 beautiful daughters. My interests include most sports – mainly football & golf. I’ve been a qualified guide for 3 years. I’m also a[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I love this city! I have lived, worked and played in it for over 50 years, 30 of those spent as a Police Officer. In the last few years in the police force I did the ‘Knowledge of London’ to become a London Taxi Driver and realised how much I didn’t[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I have been driving an iconic Black Taxi for over 18 years now. Before I joined the ranks of London’s finest, and whilst I was studying the Knowledge, I worked for the Bank of Scotland. I have always had a fascination of London’s rich history and would often point out places[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I have been driving an iconic London Taxi Cab for 35 years, and have been a Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers Guide since 2013. I have always had a great interest in our wonderful city, and have tried to inform my passengers of this when in my cab. I can[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide After completing 30 years as a Detective within the Metropolitan Police I became a London Black Cab Driver. I successfully passed the Cab Guide Course in 2011. I am a member of the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers and a Freeman of the City of London. I am currently developing a[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I’ve been a Licensed Taxi Driver since 1986 and now offer a range of London Tours in my Black Cab including Rock n Roll London and East End London. I have been a resident of East London for the past 40 years; a proud Londoner who has accumulated a wealth of[…]
Accredited London Tour Guide I have been a London Taxi Driver since 2006 and am a qualified City of London tour guide and member of the City Guides and Lecturers Association. I am currently studying The Blue Badge which is the UK’s highest guiding qualification. I have seen plenty of the world myself and appreciate[…]