Your guide James Hart has been conducting tours in London for more than 20 years. As a local resident, and with family links to London spanning several centuries, James will provide plenty of fascinating facts about his favourite city. You’ll walk in the footsteps of London’s most famous (and sometimes infamous) residents and see where world-changing events took place.

James is a London Blue Badge Guide and a member of the Institute of Tourist Guiding. The “Blue Badge” is recognised as the UK’s highest professional guiding qualification.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Your guide James Hart has been conducting tours in London for more than 20 years. As a local resident, and with family links to London spanning several centuries, James will provide plenty of fascinating facts about his favourite city. You’ll walk in the footsteps of London’s most famous (and sometimes infamous) residents and see where world-changing events took place.

James is a London Blue Badge Guide and a member of the Institute of Tourist Guiding. The “Blue Badge” is recognised as the UK’s highest professional guiding qualification.

Itinerary
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Stop At: London, London, England

Panoramic tour in a modern vehicle with multiple stops for photographs

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

Christian worship has taken place here since AD 604. The present Cathedral was built in the years following the Great Fire of London and its magnificent dome continues to dominate the City’s skyline today. You will enjoy the splendour of its colourful interior and walk through the largest cathedral crypt in Europe.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tower of London, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

Royal Palace, Fortress and Prison. Home to the Crown Jewels, the Royal Armouries and the Beefeaters. 900 years of England’s history in one place!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Thames River, London England

A one-way journey on the River Thames between The Tower of London and London Eye pier

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

The geographical centre of London and home to Admiral Nelson’s memorial and four fabulous bronze lions. You will see the National Gallery and ride from here to see the districts around St James’s Palace, Mayfair, Piccadilly, Covent Garden and theatreland. You will drive along Whitehall to pass Downing Street, the home of British Prime Ministers since the 18th century, and see armoured soldiers at Horseguards Parade.

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

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre of Westminster this magnificent building has played host to a multitude of royal occasions. Where Kings and Queens have received their crowns, royal marriages have taken place, and where English Monarchs were laid to rest across nearly a thousand years of history.

Pass By: City of London, City of London, London, England

Site of the ancient Roman settlement and today the heart of a global financial power-house. This is also the home of London’s legal district and the impressive St Paul’s Cathedral.

Pass By: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

The Official London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. At your request we may stop to see the Changing of the Guard (only available on officially scheduled dates)