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Gren Tours

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Address: London DA8 1JF, England
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My name is Glen Portch. I offer personalised, private tours of London and...

My name is Glen Portch. I offer personalised, private tours of London and Britain for individuals, small or large groups. Tours can be on foot/public transport, by car or by bus for larger groups. Why choose me as your guide? I am the highest rated 'Blue Badge' qualified guide in the Tripadvisor London Tours and Activities listings. The 'Blue Badge' is the highest qualification awarded by the Institution of Tourist Guiding. As such, I am permitted to conduct tours inside many attractions such as Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.

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Glen, Thank you for the most enjoyable day tour of London back on April 21. You were so helpful with planning our visit and also for arranging another tour guide on April 22 when... read more

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New Hampshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glen, Thank you for the most enjoyable day tour of London back on April 21. You were so helpful with planning our visit and also for arranging another tour guide on April 22 when you weren't available. You really took the hassle and fear out of our travel planning. We really enjoyed your knowledge and enthusiasm for your city and... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Unfortunately, we weren't able to take a tour with Glen as he wasn't available on our dates. However, he arranged a tour for us with someone else and managed all the arrangements from start to finish. He was extremely professional and I could feel that he genuinly cares about our experience whether it's a tour done by him self or... More 

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Shorewood IL
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Glen gave my daughter and I, a 4 hour walking tour this past week. He is absolutely wonderful!! Knowledgeable, entertaining and fun! We were able to see all the sights I had hoped, and learned far more than I had anticipated. It is worth every penny! Thank you Glen for such a wonderful experience!

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Our party consisted of 7 people ranging from 70 to 7... Glen was meticulous in his planning and communication prior to our Day trip around London. On the day he arrived on time, in style and with a smile on his face. We were all dazzled by his humour and knowledge about the city he loves. He shares his passion... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Glen of Gren is simply a wonderful guide. He communicates promptly in the planning stages, helps to organize the details to perfection, and is dependable and timely in arrival. He clearly knows his history and makes the information fun and entertaining for all ages (we had 2 adults and two children, ages 12 and 9). While we knew what we... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Glen worked with me two months prior to our arrival in London to organize our custom daily tours. We saw everything we had hoped to see PLUS- despite the rainy weather we had one day. Our tour included all of the fantastic sites of London and some less travelled areas, with no waiting on lines. Super personable, knowledgeable, and friendly.... More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I thought for a while about what to name this review about Gren Tours. The one theme that kept coming up was "a great trip made perfect' because of Glen from Gren Tours. My family and I visited London for the New Year and booked a day tour with Gren Tours for a visit to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge. Glen... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Glen was an amazing guide who had great knowledge and history, both for England as a whole and the London area! We used Gren Tours for airport pick up and transfer, a local London tour, and two day trips to Stonehenge and another to Dover/Canterbury and Leeds Castle. All of which were run efficiently, professionally and with fun and humor,... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband & I travelled to London w/ our 15yo as part of a high school grad gift for my 17yo & booked a full day walking tour w/ Glen. We all had a fantastic time thanks to Glen. We did inside tours of St. Paul's Cathedral &Tower of London, & went through St. James & Hyde Parks, & took... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Our family cannot say enough about Glen Portch of Gren Tours. Prior to our arrival, he was responsive in replying to our e-mails and very helpful in setting up our tour to Stonehenge and Highclere Castle. During the tour he was personable and very knowledgeable making it a fantastic tour. We traveled with our son, daughter in law and two... More 

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