OPERATIONAL UPDATES DUE TO COVID-19

The following is a list of closures as notified as at  Thursday, 27th August 2020. 

 

You can now find all our HOTEL UPDATES along with links to each “Covid-safe” policy HERE

 

In the coming weeks we will be preparing similar formats for the remaining services, until then please find them below. 

 

The ASA teams are fully operational remotely and ready to answer any queries you may have, and of course ready to receive all your bookings for travel later this year and the next. #don’t cancel it, rebook it! 

LONDON

Services:

BANQUETING HOUSE – will not reopen until 01st April 2021

BATEAUX LONDON THAMES CRUISE – all operations suspended until Spring / Summer 2021.

BIG BUS LONDON HOP ON HOP OFF SERVICE – suspended from 17th March 2020 until further notice

BODYWORLDS – closed from 18th March 2020 until further notice

BUCKINGHAM PALACE – Will NOT be open for the planned Summer State Rooms opening in 2020

CITY CRUISES – opens 04th July 2020

CHELSEA FC STADIUM TOURS – opens 01st September 2020

CHURCHILL WAR ROOMS – closed from 17th March until further notice

CUTTY SARK – opens 20th July 2020

EVAN EVANS TOURS – limited services resume on 04th July 2020.  See website for details.

HAMPTON COURT PALACE – opens to Travel Trade on 01st August 2020 (reduced days)

HMS BELFAST – closed from 17th March until further notice

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS – no services until until further notice

KENSINGTON PALACE – opens to Travel Trade on 01st August 2020 (reduced days)

KEW PALACE – will not reopen until 01st April 2021

LIQUID HISTORY PUB TOUR – open from 10th July 2020

LONDON DUNGEONS – opens 01st August 2020 (pre-booking required)

LONDON EYE – opens 01st August 2020 (pre-booking required)

LONDON TRAVEL INN (Shared Transfers) – service resumes on 01st September 2020

MADAME TUSSAUDS – opens 01st August 2020 (pre-booking required)

ORIGINAL LONDON HOP ON HOP OFF SERVICE – suspended until further notice

PREMIUM TOURS – some services resume 15th August 2020.  (limited service see website)

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW – fully closed from 22nd March 2020 until further notice

ROYAL MEWS & QUEENS GALLERIES – opens FIT 06th August / Groups 13th August 2020 (Max 30 pax – pre-booking required)

ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH – open

SEALIFE LONDON – opens 01st August 2020 (pre-booking required)

SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE – closed until further notice.  No new bookings are being considered until 31st December 2020 and all existing booking up to that point are cancelled.

SHREK’S ADVENTURE LONDON – opens 01st August 2020 (pre-booking required)

ST PAULS CATHEDRAL – opens 04th August 2020 (open vouchers accepted FIT + Groups)

THAMES CLIPPERS – Service resumes on 15th June 2020

THE ROYAL MEWS, BUCKINGHAM PALACE – opens 06th August 2020

THE VIEW FROM THE SHARD – closed from 17th March until further notice

TOWER OF LONDON – opens to Travel Trade on 01st August 2020 (reduced days)

UP AT THE O2 – closed from 20th March 2020 until further notice

WARNER BROS STUDIO – The Making of Harry Potter – opens 20th August 2020

WEST END THEATRES – all theatres are closed until further notice.  Refunds are being processed up to and including 2nd August 2020. (not taking booking until 01st November 2020 onwards as a precaution)

WESTMINSTER ABBEY – closed from 17th March until further notice

WINDSOR CASTLE – opens FIT 06th August / Groups 13th August 2020 (Max 30 pax – pre-booking required)

REST OF UK & IRELAND

Services

BEATLES STORY – opens on 20th July 2020

BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE – opens 01st August 2020

BOMBAY SAPHIRE DISTILLERY VISITOR CENTRE – closed from 19th March 2020 until further notice

BLENHEIM PALACE – closed from 23rd March 2020 until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING BATH – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING BOURNEMOUTH – season delayed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING BRISTOL – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING BRIGHTON – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING CAMBRIDGE – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING CARDIFF – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING CHESTER – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING DERRY – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING DUBLIN – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING EDINBURGH – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING GALWAY – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING GLASGOW – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING INVERNESS – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING NORWICH – closed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING OXFORD – open

CITY SIGHTSEEING STRATFORD UPON AVON – season delayed until further notice

CITY SIGHTSEEING YORK – open

CLYDESDALE DISTILLERY – closed from 18th March 2020 until further notice

CHRIST CHURCH OXFORD – Closed until further notice (No bookings accepted for April, May, June)

DOVER CASTLE – opens 08th August 2020

GLENGOYNE DISTILLERY – closed from 18th March 2020 until further notice

HILLSBOROUGH CASTLE – Re-opens to Travel Trade on 01st August 2020 (reduced days/times TBA)

HIGHLAND EXPERIENCE SHARED SIGHTSEEING – services suspended from 25th March 2020 until 30th June 2020

HISTORIC SCOTLAND – Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle & Urquart Castle reopen external spaces on 01st August 2020.  Internal areas should follow by end of August.  Selected locations to reopen August-September. Check website for full details.

JACOBITE CRUISES LOCH NESS – re-opens 15th July 2020.  A WED-SUN service will operate only until 31st March 2021. (Urquart Castle currently closed)

JACOBITE STEAM TRAIN – re-opens 17th July 2020

LIVERPOOL FC STADIUM TOURS – opens 27th July 2020

LIVERPOOL MERSEY FERRIES – closed until further notice

MERCAT TOURS – tours resume on 27th August 2020

MOUNTAIN GOAT SIGHTSEEING – all operations (shared & private) are suspended until further notice

NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND (Culloden Battlefield etc) – closed from 20th March 2020 until further notice

PRESTONFIELD HOUSE – closed from 20th March 2020 until further notice

RABBIES TOURS (Nationwide) – Most Day Tours resume from 11th August 2020

ROMAN BATHS – closed from 20th March until 06th July 2020

SCOTCH WHISKY EXPERIENCE – open

SCOTLAND WHISKY DISTILLERIES – Blair Athol, Cardhu, Caol Ila, Clynelish, Cragganmore, Dalwhinnie, Glenkinchie, the Singleton of Glen Ord, Lagavulin, Oban, Royal Lochnagar and Talisker – all closed from 17th March 2020 until further notice

STONEHENGE – opens 01st August 2020

THE PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE – opens FIT 06th August / Groups 13th August 2020 (Max 30 pax – pre-booking required)

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO – cancelled for 2020