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Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Recently I visited Edinburgh – a stunning city with so much gothic architecture along the Royal Mile between the Castle and Holyrood Palace. If you haven’t been, put it on the list! It was definitely chilly, but the skies were a gorgeous blue. At Holyrood there was a...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is on at the Natural History Museum until the end of April. Go while everyone else is out Christmas shopping! Better still, why don’t you enter the competition?

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

The fireworks on New Year's Eve in London are quite spectacular. It’s a ticketed event (£10pp) and tickets must be purchased in advance - here. Unless of course you make friends with someone who has a rather nice apartment along the river!

Last day for 2017

Last day for 2017

Our last day for regular scheduled group tours is today! and we start back up again on 17th January. I’m really looking forward to a few days of sleeping in. Some of the guides will be available for personal tours during this time with exceptions of 24th, 25th, 26th,...

My favourite! – Night Photography

My favourite! – Night Photography

Dates for the London Night Photography Tours from mid January to end June 2018 are on the website. Night photography in London is my favourite!

Thank you for the support!

Thank you for the support!

Running these tours, we meet fabulous, interesting people and many have become friends. Even after 8 years of running Hairy Goat, it’s still a real pleasure to be on every tour. Thanks so much to everyone who has supported Hairy Goat in 2017 and written a review on...

Visiting London for Christmas?

Visiting London for Christmas?

Are you visiting London during Christmas and New Year? There are amendments to the timetables on the train and tube, bus & DLR. See 'Transport for London'. Please check your travel arrangements in advance as transport does come to a halt over some of these dates.

Beat the price rise!

Beat the price rise!

Prices for most of our tours and workshops have stayed the same for the last 2 – 3 years. Unfortunately, they will have to rise early next year. So, if you know you want a tour, but aren’t sure of the date yet, buy your own gift voucher and beat the price rise.

Don’t wait till Christmas Eve!

Don’t wait till Christmas Eve!

Gift Vouchers will still be available all day, every day. Once purchased, you will receive an automated email confirmation, plus a separate email with the voucher number. However, as the actual voucher is personalised and emailed a few business hours after purchase....

A Camera for Christmas?

A Camera for Christmas?

Are you thinking of buying a camera for yourself or as a present? We often see clients who have bought a camera without really considering what suits their style, interests, finger size, climate etc. Get in touch corinna@hairygoat.net and I’ll send you a document with...

Christmas Lights in London

Christmas Lights in London

Christmas comes but once a year and our Christmas tours are pretty rare too. Come and join us for the Christmas Lights Workshops and Christmas Lights Night tours There are only a couple of each left. Don't miss out!

Cold Hands!

Cold Hands!

It’s tough taking photos in winter with really cold hands. Don’t let the cold and wet weather stop you. Consider buying flip-top mittens or some photographer gloves with a flip-top on the forefinger and thumb. A ziplock plastic bag is a good cheap cover in wet weather...

Christmas Operating Hours

Christmas Operating Hours

We aren't running the regular scheduled Mystery Tours, London Photography Tours and Night Tours from 17th Dec to 17th Jan while we take a well deserved holiday. We are available for Private Tours during this time, except on 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st Dec and 1st, 2nd Jan....

Alternative Tour Route

Alternative Tour Route

Due to the increase in security around the Westminster area leaving less space on the footpath, some days it’s just not practical as a route for the London Photography Tour. On those days, we’ll avoid the tourist trail and complete an alternative route. Diverse...

5 Star Trip Advisor Reviews!

5 Star Trip Advisor Reviews!

Did you know for the 7th consecutive year, we’re still London’s top rated Photography Tour company on Trip Advisor with over 715 x 5 star reviews? And we’re #2 of ALL the workshops and things to do in London on their site. Thank you to everyone who has written a...

Another Award!

Another Award!

It's official! We are the Unique Experience of the Year! (We knew it!) You may remember us being nominated by 'Luxury Travel Guide' earlier this year. They compile their nominations by inviting subscribers, hotel guests, travel agencies and industry experts to vote on...

Parliament Refurbishment

Parliament Refurbishment

Houses of Parliament is undergoing long-term major refurbishment works. The clock tower and big chunks of the building is slowly disappearing under scaffold. See the clocks while you can and get creative with the angles!

St Mary Aldermary

St Mary Aldermary

One of the most stunning churches in the City of London is St Mary Aldermary. This highly decorative gothic style church was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London and is unusual for its twisted ceiling and stunning design on the organ pipes. Apart from the visual...

Christmas holidays in London?

Christmas holidays in London?

Are you looking at December/January holidays in London? We’re closing off regular scheduled tours from 17th December to 15th January 2018. We are still available for private tours during this time. We’re also holding Christmas night tours and workshops from 26th...

Open House London

Open House London is Sept 16th and 17th this year. For a chance to see inside some of the most unusual or stunning buildings in London, free of charge you need to be up and organised early. Some buildings you must apply for entry, so don’t dither! Get it into your...