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Address: London, England
Phone Number:
+44 7889 298573

Good day to you all! I am Laurence Summers, a professional qualified Blue...

Good day to you all! I am Laurence Summers, a professional qualified Blue Badge Tour Guide, who loves his work and is happy to cater tours to your desire. We can explore London and the UK by foot, public transport or in my six-seater car and Im comfortable with youngs, not so youngs and those in the middle! From Royal London to the Beatles, from Shakespeare to Harry Potter,Jack the Ripper to Sherlock Holmes or, if you prefer further afield, we can go to Stonehenge, Hampton Court, Bath or Windsor Castle to name but a few. Please contact me - details on this page - and/or have a look at my website and decide which of the many tours I offer you would like to do. My passion is my work so please come and make me work at my passion!

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Laurence was a terrific tour guide. He was extremely knowledgable and patient. He did an excellent job engaging everyone in my family from the youngest first time visitor to my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laurence was a terrific tour guide. He was extremely knowledgable and patient. He did an excellent job engaging everyone in my family from the youngest first time visitor to my husband who has been to London many times. We saw so many nooks and crannies that we never would have found without him.

Thank Irene S
San Francisco CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laurence guided us (my husband, mother in law and children) 2 summers ago and was FANTASTIC! So wonderful that when I returned to London recently on a "ladies' trip", I booked him again. He is so full of knowledge about all elements of London -- the tour was so much fun!! Be forewarned that you need to book early: his... More 

Thank Teddy1121
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laurence is an ideal tour guide. He looked after our family, age range 15 to 56, and managed to connect with us all in a delightful, low-key, useful and information fashion. We'd highly recommend Laurence to just about any group at any time. Lovely is the operative word. Also, well-informed and quite skillful at reading group dynamics.

Thank Willy S
Novato, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laurence shares his knowledge of London and its beautiful bits with patience and kindness. I would recommend having Laurence take you on a tour as soon as you get into town. He gave us a great overview of the area and other places of interest for the remainder of our time in London. Our family, 10 year old girl, 13... More 

Thank merolaman
Plainview, New York
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The long story: Family of four: Mom, Dad, two teenagers (almost 17 and 15 and a half) had a great time with Laurence Summers (LS). We booked LS for three half-day morning tours: Tuesday, February 21, Wednesday, February 22, and Thursday, February 23. Why three mornings? It was all he had available when we were there. We had spent a... More 

Thank NYFamilyTravelers516
Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Laurence took my family and me around London on two different days. We told him our interests before we met, and he came up with great tours for both days to fit everyone's needs. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a tour around London, he is kind, patient and has a great sense of humor!

Thank lylelippincott
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We toured the popular spots with Laurence as well as foody favorites, rock n roll and Harry Potter interests. He was knowledgeable, patient and a charming guide to us for 2 days.

Thank lovesfiahing54
Westchester County, New York
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We just got back from a family vacation to London over December break. Laurence led us on some amazing tours, including a Beatles/Sherlock Holmes tour where he showed us a lot of interesting and hidden finds. He was super knowledgeable about music and Sherlock Holmes. We also visited Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms and he told us so much... More 

Thank Margot M
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

I look my parents as a special anniversary treat around the City of London to see the Wren churches, the London Wall and the Tower of London. Laurence was an excellent guide with an exceptional knowledge of London and my parents really enjoyed it

Thank Joel M
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a pleasant day with Laurence touring Oxford and the Cotswolds. We had visited these areas before on several occasions, so it was a low key visit. Laurence performed well in all respects and we highly recommend him.

Thank Ed R

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