Tea Pottery: Private Tour of The Wallace Collection with Afternoon Tea at The Langham For Two

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Tea Pottery: Private Tour of The Wallace Collection with Afternoon Tea at The Langham For Two

Marylebone, London

£280
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“The grandeur of the Great Gallery never fails to knock you sideways” The Telegraph

Why we love it

Discover Britain’s finer customs and heritage with a private tour of The Wallace Collection followed by a traditional afternoon tea at The Langham London, famed as the place where the tradition first began. Savour delectable finger sandwiches, scones and pastries served in tailor-made Wedgewood teaware and delight in a perfectly brewed teas expertly infused by the in-house sommelier. The perfect experience to appreciate and indulge in the finer things in life.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a 75-minute private tour of The Wallace Collection with an expert guide
  • Learn about the family history of the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace
  • Discover the French decorative arts as well as the finest Dutch, French and English paintings
  • Delight in a traditional afternoon tea at The Langham London in partnership with Wedgewood
  • Round off with a selection of exquisite pastries inspired by Wedgwood collections

Description

The Wallace Collection is an art museum which originates from the private collection of Sir Richard Wallace. After his death, his wife bequeathed the collection to the British nation and since 1897 it has been open to the public. The collection is displayed in a sumptuous yet approachable manner in one of the family’s 19th century London properties, Herford House. The collection contains paintings from Titian, Velazquez, van Dyck and Rembrandt. Historical weapons and porcelain from Sèvres und Meizen are also on display. The museum is renowned for its masterpieces of the Rococo era and the biggest collection of artistic furniture outside France. Enjoy a private tour of the Wallace Collection by an expert guide lecturer whose passion and profound knowledge of the subject promises to be a most educational and informative tour.

After feasting the eyes and mind on the wonderful works of art collected in the 18th and 19th centuries, delight in a quintessential British tradition that emerged in the 19th century, afternoon tea. The opulent Palm Court at The Langham is famed as the place where the tradition was born. The Palm Court with its calming elegance is the perfect location to delight in a traditional afternoon tea. Savour delectable tea treats and Wedgewood speciality teas served in bespoke ‘Langham Rose’ Wedgewood teaware. Reminisce over the incredible Wallace Collection, take in the serenity of the graceful Palm Court of The Langham Hotel and enjoy the live piano amidst conversation. This experience is the perfect combination for lovers of art, culture, history and sumptuous tea.

Description

The Wallace Collection is an art museum which originates from the private collection of Sir Richard Wallace. After his death, his wife bequeathed the collection to the British nation and since 1897 it has been open to the public. The collection is displayed in a sumptuous yet approachable manner in one of the family’s 19th century London properties, Herford House. The collection contains paintings from Titian, Velazquez, van Dyck and Rembrandt. Historical weapons and porcelain from Sèvres und Meizen are also on display. The museum is renowned for its masterpieces of the Rococo era and the biggest collection of artistic furniture outside France. Enjoy a private tour of the Wallace Collection by an expert guide lecturer whose passion and profound knowledge of the subject promises to be a most educational and informative tour.

After feasting the eyes and mind on the wonderful works of art collected in the 18th and 19th centuries, delight in a quintessential British tradition that emerged in the 19th century, afternoon tea. The opulent Palm Court at The Langham is famed as the place where the tradition was born. The Palm Court with its calming elegance is the perfect location to delight in a traditional afternoon tea. Savour delectable tea treats and Wedgewood speciality teas served in bespoke ‘Langham Rose’ Wedgewood teaware. Reminisce over the incredible Wallace Collection, take in the serenity of the graceful Palm Court of The Langham Hotel and enjoy the live piano amidst conversation. This experience is the perfect combination for lovers of art, culture, history and sumptuous tea.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Availability:

The Wallace Collection:

  • Is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is free to explore before and after the tour
  • Tours are available from 10am to 3.30pm (except special holiday days)

The Langham London's Palm Court serves afternoon tea:

  • Daily from 12pm to 5.30pm

Other useful details:

This experience is not available on special occasion dates and bank holidays, such as Valentine's Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included in the meal; this left to the guests’ discretion on the day.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once the booking is confirmed.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book in for the 2pm private tour, then for afternoon tea at 4pm
  • Tour will finish at 3:13pm, giving some time to explore the museum
  • Allow about 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Availability:

The Wallace Collection:

  • Is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is free to explore before and after the tour
  • Tours are available from 10am to 3.30pm (except special holiday days)

The Langham London's Palm Court serves afternoon tea:

  • Daily from 12pm to 5.30pm

Other useful details:

This experience is not available on special occasion dates and bank holidays, such as Valentine's Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included in the meal; this left to the guests’ discretion on the day.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once the booking is confirmed.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book in for the 2pm private tour, then for afternoon tea at 4pm
  • Tour will finish at 3:13pm, giving some time to explore the museum
  • Allow about 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a 75-minute private tour of The Wallace Collection with an expert guide
  • Learn about the family history of the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace
  • Discover the French decorative arts as well as the finest Dutch, French and English paintings
  • Delight in a traditional afternoon tea at The Langham London in partnership with Wedgewood
  • Round off with a selection of exquisite pastries inspired by Wedgwood collections

Why we love it

Discover Britain’s finer customs and heritage with a private tour of The Wallace Collection followed by a traditional afternoon tea at The Langham London, famed as the place where the tradition first began. Savour delectable finger sandwiches, scones and pastries served in tailor-made Wedgewood teaware and delight in a perfectly brewed teas expertly infused by the in-house sommelier. The perfect experience to appreciate and indulge in the finer things in life. Read full description

Description

The Wallace Collection is an art museum which originates from the private collection of Sir Richard Wallace. After his death, his wife bequeathed the collection to the British nation and since 1897 it has been open to the public. The collection is displayed in a sumptuous yet approachable manner in one of the family’s 19th century London properties, Herford House. The collection contains paintings from Titian, Velazquez, van Dyck and Rembrandt. Historical weapons and porcelain from Sèvres und Meizen are also on display. The museum is renowned for its masterpieces of the Rococo era and the biggest collection of artistic furniture outside France. Enjoy a private tour of the Wallace Collection by an expert guide lecturer whose passion and profound knowledge of the subject promises to be a most educational and informative tour.

After feasting the eyes and mind on the wonderful works of art collected in the 18th and 19th centuries, delight in a quintessential British tradition that emerged in the 19th century, afternoon tea. The opulent Palm Court at The Langham is famed as the place where the tradition was born. The Palm Court with its calming elegance is the perfect location to delight in a traditional afternoon tea. Savour delectable tea treats and Wedgewood speciality teas served in bespoke ‘Langham Rose’ Wedgewood teaware. Reminisce over the incredible Wallace Collection, take in the serenity of the graceful Palm Court of The Langham Hotel and enjoy the live piano amidst conversation. This experience is the perfect combination for lovers of art, culture, history and sumptuous tea.

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Description

The Wallace Collection is an art museum which originates from the private collection of Sir Richard Wallace. After his death, his wife bequeathed the collection to the British nation and since 1897 it has been open to the public. The collection is displayed in a sumptuous yet approachable manner in one of the family’s 19th century London properties, Herford House. The collection contains paintings from Titian, Velazquez, van Dyck and Rembrandt. Historical weapons and porcelain from Sèvres und Meizen are also on display. The museum is renowned for its masterpieces of the Rococo era and the biggest collection of artistic furniture outside France. Enjoy a private tour of the Wallace Collection by an expert guide lecturer whose passion and profound knowledge of the subject promises to be a most educational and informative tour.

After feasting the eyes and mind on the wonderful works of art collected in the 18th and 19th centuries, delight in a quintessential British tradition that emerged in the 19th century, afternoon tea. The opulent Palm Court at The Langham is famed as the place where the tradition was born. The Palm Court with its calming elegance is the perfect location to delight in a traditional afternoon tea. Savour delectable tea treats and Wedgewood speciality teas served in bespoke ‘Langham Rose’ Wedgewood teaware. Reminisce over the incredible Wallace Collection, take in the serenity of the graceful Palm Court of The Langham Hotel and enjoy the live piano amidst conversation. This experience is the perfect combination for lovers of art, culture, history and sumptuous tea.

Opening Times

The Wallace Collection is open daily from 10am to 5pm Tours are available daily (except special holiday days) and run from 10am to 3.30pm The Langham serves afternoon tea daily from 12pm to 5.30pm

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Availability:

The Wallace Collection:

  • Is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is free to explore before and after the tour
  • Tours are available from 10am to 3.30pm (except special holiday days)

The Langham London's Palm Court serves afternoon tea:

  • Daily from 12pm to 5.30pm

Other useful details:

This experience is not available on special occasion dates and bank holidays, such as Valentine's Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included in the meal; this left to the guests’ discretion on the day.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once the booking is confirmed.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book in for the 2pm private tour, then for afternoon tea at 4pm
  • Tour will finish at 3:13pm, giving some time to explore the museum
  • Allow about 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant

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Tea Pottery: Private Tour of The Wallace Collection with Afternoon Tea at The Langham For Two

  • Add An Extra Guest +
    £62