Ker & Downey created this imaginative London Literary Tour with the young bookworm in mind. Families are therefore invited to mix classic sites like Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London with unique tours dedicated to Shakespeare, Roald Dahl, and Harry Potter, to name a few. A night of theater on the West End and day trips to Oxford, Cambridge, and Stratford-upon-Avon are just a few highlights along the way.
A lot of questions have arisen surrounding the United Kingdom’s split from the European Union and how it will impact visitors. Learn how you can still travel to the UK, even under its current uncertain political climate.
In 2011 when Kate Middleton married Prince William, I actually moved my mattress into my living room to get a little shut eye, then wake up while it was still dark to watch the Royal wedding and all of the before and after coverage from the comfort of my “bed.” I was obsessed and child-free, so a sleepless night wasn’t so much of a big deal then as it is now. I can safely say that I will not be moving a mattress into my living room for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding (though he was always my favorite), […]
The literary and artistic history in London is yours to wine, dine, and explore.
With the United Kingdom ranking among the top five tea drinking countries in the world, it’s clear that the British love their brew. Maybe it’s the frequent grey weather that makes them reach for a cuppa so often. Grab your own mug and settle in as Ker & Downey shares our top picks for an afternoon spot of tea in London.
Ker & Downey looks back more than 40 years when the world of lightsabers and legends first captured the imaginations of film fanatics everywhere. These Star Wars filming locations from the original trilogy of movies are must-sees for any fan. Bonus: they each pair perfectly with exclusive Ker & Downey experiences.
Take an immersive Harry Potter tour to some of the quintessential sites of the films. Here are a few of our Potter fan favorite experiences in U.K. Get ready for your imagination to take flight.
European Product Manager Elizabeth Frels shares her London market guide to five of the city’s best markets for the discerning traveler. From the bric-a-brac of Brick Lane to antiques of Portobello to the scrumptiousness of Borough, London is filled with marketplaces that cater to all tastes, styles, and preferences. The weekends seem to be devoted to bargain shopping at these city hotspots. Which markets, then, are the absolute best ones to consider for the discerning traveler? Five markets get the grade. Portobello Road Portobello Road has been a household name since the 1800s. Whether taken from the cheerful tunes of […]
Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday in a style reserved for true royalty with Ker & Downey. Here are the top 5 royal experiences to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. This year marks Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday. Lasting from her actual birthday on April 21 through her official birthday on June 11, this milestone birthday celebration features a series of spectacular programs and events hosted in her honor and offers travelers near and far the opportunity to commemorate Britain’s longest serving monarch with fanfare and panache. Below are our top 5 royal experiences to celebrate the Queen’s birthday throughout the heart of London […]