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Afternoon Tea at The Orangery in Kensington Palace & 24hr Hop on Hop off Tour

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  • Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea in The Orangery at Kensington Palace
  • The beautiful venue was built for Queen Anne in 1704
  • Traditional spread of cakes, scones, sandwiches and tea
  • A relaxed and elegant way to spend an afternoon
  • See the sights of London with a hop-on hop-ff tour of the city
  • Explore at your leisure with over 60 stops and 4 different routes
  • All buses have free Wi-Fi and tickets are valid for 24 hrs
  • Buses every 5-10 mins from Main Tourist Points & every 15-20 mins from elsewhere
  • FREE Walking Tour (Worth £10)
  • FREE River Thames Boat Ride (Worth £7.15)
  • Live Guide on Essential Route & Audio Guides in 
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A truly regal package, combine the freedom of a Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing tour with a traditional afternoon tea at a Royal Palace!

Afternoon Tea at The Orangery
Tea in The Orangery at Kensington Palace is a very special experience. The only Royal Palace where you can take afternoon tea, The Orangery is a beautiful venue, originally built in 1704 for Queen Anne to house her citrus plants.

Take a seat in the lavishly regal surroundings and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea spread, consisting of delicate finger sandwiches with various fillings, freshly baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam, an assortment of sweet pastries and, of course, a hot pot of speciality tea. A most elegant and relaxing way to spend an afternoon in the city.

London at Your Leisure
Explore the city of London with total freedom across two days on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Travelling at your leisure using over 60 stops and three different routes, a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour allows you to get around the city while learning about the history of London. See all the main sights including Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Tower of London!

The Routes
The Essential Tour (Blue route): Covering all the main Central London sights, this route includes a live English speaking guide! See Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral and so much more, as your live guide informs and entertains every step of the way.
The Classic Tour (Red route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.
The Grand Tour (Orange route): This route passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as many other Central London sights.
The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (Yellow route): Operating in the morning, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.

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Free Walking Tour
Why not follow in the footsteps of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge or take in the places where the Fab Four worked and played in London. The free tour you choose will surely be an experience to truly remember.

Choose from the following Walking Tours:
  • The Royal Walking Tour including the Changing of the Guards
  • The Beatles London Walking Tour

Free River Thames Boat Ride
Take to the water on an enthralling River Thames Boat Ride and enjoy unique sweeping perspectives over London’s attractions and landmarks, for an altogether different London sightseeing experience.

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Adiitional Information

Please Note:
  • Afternoon tea availability is subject to Kensington Palace events
  • Please present your afternoon tea voucher on arrival at the host desk, you do not need to pre-book.
  • Various major events take place in London, these may cause route changes and/or disruptions. These events can take place at short notice, but the following dates are the ones that we are currently aware of 31 Dec and 1 Jan 2017.
  • Tickets purchased for travel on 23rd December are only valid for 24 hours.
  • Afternoon tea at The Orangery consists of an assortment of sandwiches, an orange scented scone served with Cornish clotted cream and English strawberry jam and two afternoon tea pastries.
  • Served with an English breakfast tea or filter coffee
  • 24 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Ticket
  • Free Wi-Fi on all Open Top buses
  • Free Walking Tour
  • Free River Thames Boat Ride - Valid one way Embankment or London Eye Pier to Tower Pier or vice versa
  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities

Venue Information:
The Orangery, Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX.
Nearest Train Station: Paddington
Nearest Underground: Queensway