The pomp and circumstance the pageantry & the Film Locations
The crown Netflix series has reached millions of viewers and its appeal continues to grow. Filming has taken place at locations throughout London and Britain. Join our Registered Professional Tour Guide *** and explore the film locations in London (4hour tour) or spend the whole day and visit locations in the English countryside.
Find out about the Actors and the Real Royal Family. Visit Stately Homes, Churches, and Castles throughout the countryside that became locations. This tour is where fact and fiction meet. Being met by your guide at your hotel you will be treated as Royalty for the duration of your tour.Our tour will take us all round London Driving past the sites of this majestic city.
On route we will hear the story of the monarchy and how they have ruled this country. Getting photographs of statues like Henry VIII, Alfred the Great, memorials to Diana, Prince Albert, George VI (Kings Speech) and Elizabeth his wife. Marvel at the homes and Palaces that the royals have lived in and those they still do.
There have been many films devoted to the Royal family, none so popular as The Crown.
The television series follows the Life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Phillip Duke of Edinburgh. During this tour we will mix and match history with Film location sites.
You will see the filming locations used for Clarence House, plus The Ambassador’s Dinner where Princess Margaret created quite a stir. Your guide will show you how London cleverly doubles up as Australia.
Kate and William, Diana, Charles and Camilla, Harry and Meghan we shall see and hear stories and all the gossip of these fascinating modern royal couples.
Changing the guard, how did this ceremony start? We shall find out. Why does the Queen have 2 birthdays? Where is the Court of St James’s? What is the Privy Purse or the Lord Chamberlain, Treasurer or Master of the Household? We shall answer all these questions and more.
Kings and Queens have taken part in Public Ceremonial events, which have served to emphasise the Monarchy and to make them more visible to their subjects. Touching for the Kings evil, the State Opening of Parliament, the Maundy ceremony and the annual procession and service of the Order of the Garter, All these ceremonies devised centuries ago, but you will find out their true meaning and the types of regalia the Monarchy wears for each and every one.
State occasion mean State Coaches and we shall see them on this tour.
During the All Day Tour we will visit Greenwich, to explore the Royal Naval College and Hospital, both, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, to see what these two structures were used for in the filming. We will also follow the history of these sites as the Monarchy has played a very part of their lives.
4 hour tour up to 6 people £399.00
This tour has 4 options
1. London Tour 4 hours £399.00 up to 6 people
2. All Day London
Lunch is even royal on this tour as we shall stop and eat in a building built in the reign of Elizabeth I (1562) and is still standing today. After lunch we carry on our Monarchy theme hearing and seeing more royal stories.
Lunch finished Eltham Palace is our next stop (all day tour only). This palace where tudor Architecture meets Art Deco features both in Films and has a wealth of History. In the Crown part of the palace became the Queen’s quarters on the Royal Yacht Britannia, plus interiors for HMSS Queen Mary, together with scenes of the Bermuda Government House. It also does in the second series.
Entrance Fees & Lunch NOT included
3. London Tour & Ely Cathedral
Ely Cathedral, not far from Cambridge is one of Britain’s best designed churches in its style, grace and architecture. The current cathedral is over a thousand years old (1083 ) In the series its interior became Westminster Abbey. Scenes for the wedding of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip were shot there. Besides viewing the church and hearing and seeing the locations Ely Cathedral has a few other secrets as it was also used in the film Elizabeth: The Golden Age and The Other Boleyn Girl.
10 hour tour £699.00 up to 6 people
4.London & Waddesdon Manor.
This home was built in the style of a 16th century French Renaissance-style château of the Loire, for the Rothchild ( famous bankers) family. It is no stranger to films appearing in the Crown series, plus it has also been used in the film The Queen, starring Dame Helen Mirren and Downton Abbey ( see our VIP Downton Abbey Tours) In total Waddesdon has appeared in 21 films, 23 documentories, 76 Television shows, not to mention 16 adverts
10 hour tour £699.00 up to 6 people.
There are other locations in Gloucestershire, Surrey, Leicestershire, south east London and Salisbury, but we think we have chosen the best ones for you to see.
For clients in Scotland we have a full day tour around the Scottish countryside, that would visit the Ardverikie Estate to see the locations here.
Book this private Crown themed tour with us and get an expert Guide to boot. Not only are our guides the font of all knowledge, but our main Guide for this tour, not only is an expert, he actually works for the Queen, so there is no one better to take you on this and other Royal Tours from our portfolio.