Changing of the Guard & Westminster Walking Tour

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See British tradition come to life on this private or a small-group fully-guided Changing of the Guard and City of Westminster walking tour, where you get to experience two iconic London experiences combined in one morning with a local expert guide.

Witness the age-old tradition of the Changing of the Guard from the best and the most photographable viewpoints, and explore the magnificent Westminster Abbey from outside, accompanied by your guide’s expert commentary.

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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See British tradition come to life on this private or a small-group fully-guided Changing of the Guard and City of Westminster walking tour, where you get to experience two iconic London experiences combined in one morning with a local expert guide.

Witness the age-old tradition of the Changing of the Guard from the best and the most photographable viewpoints, and explore the magnificent Westminster Abbey from outside, accompanied by your guide’s expert commentary.

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

You’ll start the day on a walking tour to the Changing of the Guards. This is a world-famous ceremony which takes place at either the Horse Guards Parade or Buckingham Palace depending on the day – no matter where it is, your guide will show you to the best vantage point to watch the ceremony. You’ll be in prime position to see it take place, and your guide will be there to explain everything as it happens. There is so much history behind this event, and it is a fascinating thing to witness. Wherever your guide leads you to, you’ll be able to see everything and snap some great photographs too. So don’t forget your camera!

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Your expert guide will tell you about everything that has happened at Westminster Abbey throughout its 1000-year history. From William the Conqueror in 1066 to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011, the Abbey has seen a lot and you can trace the footsteps of kings and queens during this exclusive tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Now is the best time to to take a walking tour in the Westminster area. With fewer crowds and relevant security measures in place, you can enjoy your trip with the peace of mind that your safety is taken care of. Make memories and have fun feeling like royalty!

Duration: 15 minutes

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

During this Westminster walking tour you’ll also see the world-famous Big Ben, home of the Great Bell and its ginormous clock, as well as Whitehall and No. 10 Downing Street, where many political decisions and speeches are made. These are some of the most iconic locations in London, and this walking tour is a brilliant chance to tick everything off in one go.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX England

Stroll down Whitehall, one of the most famous streets in London, which is the main thoroughfare running south from Trafalgar Square towards Parliament Square.

Pass By: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

Pass by the world-famous No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of the British prime minister, where many political decisions and speeches are made.

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

You’ll also get the chance to discover Buckingham Palace and see the stunning building from the outside. Look up at the famous royal balcony, and listen as your guide tells you a whole wealth of royal stories from over the years. The palace, constructed in the 1700s, is a focal point for the British people and somewhere not to be missed on any visit to the big smoke!

Duration: 15 minutes



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