About Us

Potted History Tours is a small, independent tour company based in Kent offering a personalised, bespoke service in our very own, uniquely decorated, London taxi.

Many visitors to Britain do all their sightseeing in our capital city, not realising how easy it is to visit the amazing houses and gardens of Kent in a day trip from London. You don't need to change hotels or move your bags, a day is all you need to learn something different about England's history, its famous leaders, artists, authors, castles, and houses. Tired of the city air? Come and see some of the world's most beautiful and famous gardens - all within reach of the capital and doable in a day with Potted History Tours.

So if you would like to...
  • Move on when you want to, not when the guide with the colourful umbrella tells you to
  • Have control over your itinerary and timings.
  • Tell us what interests you and let us design an itinerary of places you would love to see at your own pace.
  • Make your touring experience relaxed and personal
  • Enjoy fresh, locally sourced, themed and rather delicious picnics
...let us take you on a Potted History Tour.

Tours & Prices

To give you more flexibility the tours are available for a full day or a half day. The tour rate is for the whole cab and for the whole/half day, not per person although we do offer single person discounts. Please see individual tour pages for more details, itineraries and start times.

Booking your tour couldn't be easier - you can book online here or by email, telephone or post and we will advise you as far as possible regarding availability of your chosen tour. For more information visit our Terms & Conditions page.

Our picnics are available on all FULL DAY tours but please note they need to be booked up to 48 hours in advance to avoid disappointment. We will also need 3 days notice for any special dietary requirements.

Tour Rates:

Full Day - £350.00 (up to 5 passengers)

Half Day - £200.00 (up to 5 passengers)

Picnic Prices:

"Hunting Henry" picnic - £15.00 per person

Teddy Bears picnic - £15.00 per person

Garden of England picnic - £15.00 per person


You Say...

Jackie & family, Australia
The scenery and sights were splendid and we enjoyed all aspects of your well planned, impeccably timed tour and the comfy taxi.
Jackie & family, Australia
Tara, Omaha U.S.A
We had an absolutely fabulous time on our journey with you to the forest. It was all so delightful, and you were wonderful to have as our host.
Tara, Omaha U.S.A
Juliet Munro
What a great day - no coach, no crowds and a leisurely pace. Clare, our driver and guide, was well informed and extremely patient with all our questions. Definitely recommend!
Juliet Munro