Changing of the Guard Walking Tour in London

Changing of the Guard Walking Tour in London

Get up close to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Queen’s guard and, on this London walking tour, you’ll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the Buckingham Palace guards and get the best Changing of the Guard photos!

Along the way your local tour guide will explain the Changing of the Guard process as you watch the Queen’s Foot Guards, the Household Cavalry and the Regimental Musical Bands march towards Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring British events in all its pomp and pageantry.

With a small group, you’ll also learn about landmarks including St James’s Palace and Clarence House, and visit the heartland of British Royalty and Government to learn about Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.

The Changing of the Guard offers the best London sightseeing opportunities, with this walking tour being one of the must-do sightseeing tours in London.
* Duration: 2 to 3 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Get up close to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Queen’s guard and, on this London walking tour, you’ll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the Buckingham Palace guards and get the best Changing of the Guard photos!

Along the way your local tour guide will explain the Changing of the Guard process as you watch the Queen’s Foot Guards, the Household Cavalry and the Regimental Musical Bands march towards Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring British events in all its pomp and pageantry.

With a small group, you’ll also learn about landmarks including St James’s Palace and Clarence House, and visit the heartland of British Royalty and Government to learn about Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.

The Changing of the Guard offers the best London sightseeing opportunities, with this walking tour being one of the must-do sightseeing tours in London.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Changing of the Guard, Constitution Hill Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA England

Get up close to see the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace where the Queen’s Foot Soldiers & the Household Cavalry present one of Britain’s most famous and historical traditions in all its pomp and pageantry.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Get amazing photos and learn about the most famous of all the British Royal Palaces. Plus you’ll be able to see if The Queen is home!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben, Parliament Sqaure Elizabeth Tower – Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

See the worlds most famous clock and discover why it was built, who Ben really is and the unique purpose it has for troubled politicians!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

Discover the Houses of Parliament and find out how it was previously the home of the Royal Family, how the British Parliamentary system works and why Guy Fawkes tried to destroy it in 1605!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. James’s Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James’s, London SW1A 1BS England

See this historic Royal palace and the start point of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean’s Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

See the magnificent Westminster Abbey and learn about Royal weddings, Royal funerals and Royal coronations and why both King Edward and King Henry wanted it for themselves!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1, UK

Learn about the significance of this historic Royal street.

Duration: 10 minutes