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Once-in-a-lifetime Capital Family Adventure

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Once-in-a-lifetime Capital Family Adventure

7 Days

Experience the excitement of London and all it has to offer with exceptional family experiences and once in a lifetime visits and tours. Go behind the scenes at iconic destinations and see little-known gems. Immerse in the historic traditions and modern marvels of the capital with expert and inspiring guides whilst enjoying luxury and thoughtfully sourced accommodation.

 

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ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS



This 7 Day luxury London family Dream Escape could include the following experiences;

  • Premium Assistance at London Heathrow from airside through to meeting your chauffeur. Porters are on hand to assist with your luggage.

 

  • A fast and fun Harry Potter tour through the streets of London in restored Classic Mini Coopers. Spot the film locations featured in all the films from the Philosopher’s Stone to the Deathly Hallows.   Jump the line at London King’s Cross Station to have your photograph taken at Platform 9 ¾.

 

  • Sail along the Thames on a privately chartered historic wooden sailing barge and by special arrangement Tower Bridge – an iconic part of London’s skyline – will be raised for you. A sumptuous picnic will be served on board.

 

  • Beat the crowds and enter the British Museum before it opens to the public. On arrival, meet an officer who will give you a special quest – a notorious thief is on the run and has left a trail to his stolen goods – The Rosetta Stone!  Track down the thief by solving codes, deciphering clues, using electronic trackers and breaking open lockboxes.

 

  • Go ‘Behind the Glass’ at the Churchill War Rooms and walk in the steps of this great man.

 

  • Enjoy an evening performance of Phantom of the Opera followed by a  backstage tour to meet and greet cast members.
  • Soccer or Tennis fans? Head to Wembley Stadium for a VIP Tour which includes a lap of the pitch as well as seeing the FA Trophy display, the Dressing Rooms, Press Conference Room, Players’ Tunnel and then up to the Royal Box.  Or, go behind the scenes at the world’s most famous tennis club – Wimbledon.

 

  • Attend a Ceremony that has been performed every night without fail for more than 700 years. Prior to the Ceremony of the Keys, a Yeoman Warder takes you on an exclusive tour of the Tower of London.

 

  • Escape to the country and learn the skill of sheep dog herding with one of the world’s best shepherds. Enjoy lunch in a traditional pub before trying your hand at flying a variety of Hawks and Owls.  The day ends with an old English tradition of tea and scones in a privately owned 16th century manor house.

 

  • Explore the highlights of the South Bank – Breakfast at the Borough Market, London’s oldest food market before a Privately Guided Tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. For any budding artists, enjoy a private art class at the Tate Modern.  Your day ends with a Private Capsule on the London Eye.

 

The accommodation that we suggest during your London stay is two x 45sqm interconnecting rooms with a king for the parents and two double beds provided for the children.

Amenities include:

  • Full English Breakfast for 2 adults & 2 children
  • A welcome bottle of Champagne in the adults’ room
  • Games console for children and exclusive children amenities
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HIGHLIGHTS

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THINGS TO DO

MINI COOPER LONDON EXPERIENCE

Begin the day with a fast and fun two-hour orientation tour of the City of London in two restored Classic Mini Coopers.

TOWER BRIDGE OPENING & CRUISE

By special arrangement, Tower Bridge – an iconic part of London’s skyline – will be raised for you as you sail along the Thames on a privately chartered historic wooden sailing barge. A sumptuous picnic will be served on board.

WIMBLEDON

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum at the All England Club at Wimbledon – Experience the history and traditions of ‘the Fortnight’ in the state-of-the-art Museum. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, visitors can experience the atmosphere in the 1980’s Gentleman’s Dressing Room and watch John McEnroe guide you through off-limits areas and reminisce about his Wimbledon experiences.

LONDON EYE

The London Eye is an extraordinary symbol for an extraordinary city. The world’s largest observation wheel offers a spectacular way to take in over 55 of London’s most famous landmarks in just 30 minutes

BOROUGH MARKET

The Borough Market is rich with history, but it remains as relevant now as it has ever been. As London’s oldest food market, it has been serving the people of Southwark for 1,000 years, and that extraordinary heritage is an important part of its appeal.

BRITISH MUSEUM QUEST

Beat the crowds and enter the British Museum before it opens to the public. On arrival, meet an officer who will give you a special quest – a notorious thief is on the run and has left a trail to his stolen goods – The Rosetta Stone!  Track down the thief by solving codes, deciphering clues, using electronic trackers and breaking open lockboxes.

PLACES VISITED

LONDON

London, with its unique blend of history and culture, is constantly changing, with new landmarks, stylish restaurants and clubs opening up all the time. Recently voted as the gourmet capital of the world, London is the European capital to stay in touch with all that’s new and exciting, while enjoying its wealth of historic buildings and eclectic mix of museums and art galleries. With its unique blend of history and culture, the bustling metropolis of London has long been considered a must-see destination. The city is constantly changing, offering a wealth of historic buildings and monuments, as well as an eclectic mix of museums, art galleries and world famous attractions.

LONDON’S WEST END

Experience London’s theatre district with one of the many spectacular show on offer

  • Accommodation

    From private stately castles, historic manor houses and country club resorts to luxury city hotels and Georgian townhouses, Dream Escape will find you the perfect place to call “home’ during your stay.

  • Accommodation

    From private stately castles, historic manor houses and country club resorts to luxury city hotels and Georgian townhouses, Dream Escape will find you the perfect place to call “home’ during your stay.

  • Accommodation

    From private stately castles, historic manor houses and country club resorts to luxury city hotels and Georgian townhouses, Dream Escape will find you the perfect place to call “home’ during your stay.

  • Accommodation

    From private stately castles, historic manor houses and country club resorts to luxury city hotels and Georgian townhouses, Dream Escape will find you the perfect place to call “home’ during your stay.

  • Accommodation

    From private stately castles, historic manor houses and country club resorts to luxury city hotels and Georgian townhouses, Dream Escape will find you the perfect place to call “home’ during your stay.

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    Rob Arrow, Al Tayyar Group

  • "Lovely suite. Fabulous private tours. Everything has exceeded our expectations. "

    William A Heim, Client

  • "I had the most wonderful time with you and learned so much...What you offer is rare and much needed in the truly exclusive travel world. "

    Jean Newman-Glock, Signature Travel Network

  • "You were the heart and soul of the trip….I truly admired your sunny personality, sense of humor, organization and professionalism.  You also demonstrated  that a guide’s work is never done as you were constantly researching….. Did you ever rest??? "

    Sharon Delano, Frosch

  • "We want to thank you and the team from Dream Escape.  All six of us in our group had a wonderful time, and we all agreed we owed that in large measure to the work of Dream Escape. From the onset of working with you, you demonstrated a tremendous knowledge about all the activities we wished to pursue —from playing golf to dining at excellent restaurants to seeing historical sites and the Tattoo and Fringe Festival.  And, then you executed "

    Thomas Cohen, Client

  • "THANK YOU a zillion times over for choosing/assigning Rosie to be with this family.  She MADE the trip for them – there’s no other way to put it! "

    Jill Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "Our holiday in Scotland now tops their lists of best trips…… To their growing list of amazing and memorable first-time experiences, our sons may add fishing for trout and salmon on the River Tay; steering a motor boat on Loch Ness; and taking private guided tours on Culloden Moor Of the eight full days we were in Scotland, Alex and Mattie thought each and every day was the best"

    Michael Guadarrama & Trammi Nguyen, clients of Peter Carideo. CRC Travel

  • "All six of us were deeply moved by the whole experience. Bravo Dream Escape "

    Max Levy, Direct client

  • "Thank you Karen and all of the staff and guides affiliated with Dream Escape…..the Flemings are having an awesome tour of Scotland. You all have made me look like a star! "

    Joni Gerace, The Travel Society, LLC

  • "Thanks for all your help and we can chalk this one up as a big success!   Our anniversary celebration was all we could have hoped for "

    Clients of Courtney Regan, Affiliate of Brownell Travel

  • "Rosie was MORE than outstanding – she went out of her way to help us in every regard...She was so knowledgeable – we all loved her"

    Jill A. Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "I cannot thank you, Nicola and all the Dream Escape “clan” for the wonderful care & attention you have provided, and are providing for my clients"

    Cindy Evans, Travel Consultant

  • "I hope I have another opportunity to work with Dream Escape in the near future. The company is so professional, yet approachable and easy to work with. It has been a pleasure!"

    Carole McFarland, Universal Travel

  • "Dream Escape is delivering in a superb manner. Jim Johnston is a great driver and one of the best guides we've had - I wish to very much thank the Dream Escape Team for fulfilling a Dream…"

    Donald M. Davis, President, Luxury Travel, Inc.

  • "Thank you all so much it's great to have trusted friends on the ground to take care of our clients!"

    Peter Carideo, CRC Travel

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    Ann Lipschitz, Worldview Travel

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    Debra Fini, VWTI

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    Financial Times, How to Spend it

  • "It was, without doubt, one of the most spectacular weekends I have ever had"

    Country Life

  • "David Tobin’s an ace at getting inside private castles and estates and he’s well connected.... "

    Conde Nast Traveller Magazine

  • "The level of service they provide is outstanding. They truly care about every aspect of the trip to ensure you have a fantastic stay. Rosie is a hidden gem of a tour guide. Just fabulous."

    Yvonne Malka, Signature Travel Network, April 2018