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Hobnob Tours

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Hobnob Tours provides fun and entertaining tours of Hampton Court Palace and the City of Westminster bringing history to life through storytelling. Tours of the City of Westminster include the areas of St James', Westminster and Mayfair. Tours at...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hobnob House, Scarborough Close, London SM2 7EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I highly recommend Hobnob Tours. Our tour of Hampton Court, with Sandy as our guide, was very informative and enjoyable. Thanks!!!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank P
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frank, I thoroughly enjoyed showing you and Cindy around Hampton Court last Friday. I can honestly say I have never had the pleasure of taking two people around who showed more interest and asked more questions than you two! We were also lucky that...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We hired Sandy for a tour of Mayfair and challenged her to entertain a group ranging from 17 to 60 years old. She did a great job including elements for everyone! We all enjoyed it, learned a lot and saw parts of London we would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristy B
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Kristy, it was an absolute pleasure to guide for your sons and friends and I am delighted you all enjoyed the tour. I was interested to hear your comments about afternoon tea - the hunt is on for the best cream tea in central...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

It was an absolute pleasure to spend a few hours with Sandy. She is so delightful and knowledgeable about the city that is here home. I am surprised in how much we got to see and what I was able to learn in the short...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ernie W
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Ernie, thank you so much for your review. Now you have looked around London's royal village maybe next time you will join me to explore London's aristocratic village which is just the other side of Piccadilly. The two and a half hours we spent...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

My wife and I are from Canada and we recently had a tour of Hampton Court Palace using Hobnob Tours. Sandy was our guide and she was terrific. She was well prepared and very informative. Being a Professional Tour guide is obviously something she takes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Sheldon, thank you so much for your review. It was great fun seeing the game of real tennis in action and trying to explain its complicated rules to you and your wife! Sandy

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I love to travel with my tween/teen kids and bring history alive for them by visiting significant landmarks with experienced guides. Sandy did just that for us in London as we walked around Green Park, St. James, and Buckingham Palaces and made sure that we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shannon J
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Shannon, you were my guinea pigs for this new tour and it worked so well! It makes a great day comparing and contrasting the different palaces and when it all coincides with the Changing of the Guard ceremony, it is an added bonus! I...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Sandy quickly understood our level of knowledge and tailored her tour so that we had a wonderful tour with just the right level of information, humour, history and explanations. Without hesitation, I recommend Sandy as 5* guide. Robert

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert W
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Rob, thank you so much for a lovely review. Good luck with all that studying - before long it will be you standing up there leading your own groups through the maze of Tudor passions and intrigues! Sandy

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Our family was so fortunate to have Sandy as a guide on a private tour of Hampton Court Palace. We spent the most wonderful 2 1/2 hours touring the palaces and the tennis court. Our family of four ranges in age from 15 to 52,...More

Thank Stephanie S
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hi Stephanie, thank you so much for a lovely review. I thoroughly enjoyed taking you and your family around Hampton Court and I look forward to guiding for you again when you return to London. How about a tour of Mayfair and St James' next...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

There was about 20 of us on very hot day. Sandy was very considerate to us getting hot and bothered and made sure our visit was pleasurable. Extremely friendly and funny yet bossy when necessary to ensure we heard her talks and had room to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dianne C
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Dianne, you are right - it was a hot day but hot days seem to be the norm these days! I try to find every bit of shade as we are going round and where possible, places to sit, even if only for a...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

My wife and I booked a 1 1/2 hour tour of Hampton Court Palace for ourselves and French friends who were over on holiday from Paris. Sandy is an excellent guide. I have been a friend of HCP for many years yet Sandy added numerous...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeremy S
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi Jeremy, thank you so much for a lovely review. I enjoyed adapting my tour to take account of the fact you had French visitors with you and I hope they enjoyed the various references to the French connections that the palace has had over...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Sandy Rhodes conducted two tours (St. James/Westminster and Hampton Court) for our three generation family. Both of the tours and Sandy were wonderful. The ages of our family unit ranged from 76 down to 14 with varying levels of interest and knowledge of English history....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Davidgpf
Sandy R, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi David, what a lovely review, thank you! I so enjoyed guiding for you all and am delighted you found the content interesting. We are so lucky in London to have all the pageantry and if the Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place at...More

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Beth88Beth
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Response from Sandy R | Property representative |
Hi Mary, thank you for getting in touch. You do need to make a booking with me for any tour that you are interested in. I guide at Hampton Court Palace and around Westminster at any time of the year and am happy to guide... More
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