London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard

London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard

Immerse yourself in the quintessential sights of London on this comprehensive, fully-guided tour of the city’s most popular attractions. Includes Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guard, Trafalgar Square, Thames Boat Cruise, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Immerse yourself in the quintessential sights of London on this comprehensive, fully-guided tour of the city’s most popular attractions. Includes Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guard, Trafalgar Square, Thames Boat Cruise, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

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

Your day begins in Westminster Abbey, where you’ll take advantage of pre-reserved tickets to visit England’s most hallowed church, before most of the crowds arrive. As you stroll across the beautiful Cosmati pavements and peer up into the elaborate vaulted ceiling, your guide will introduce you to the church’s tumultuous history, which mirrors that of England.

Duration: 1 hour

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

From its earliest days, Parliament frequently met in the Palace of Westminster. Since the 16th Century the site across the road has been its home.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ England

Get up close to see the Guards at this expertly sources spot!

Duration: 15 minutes

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

After the group have watched the band march out of the barracks, proceed to Buckingham Palace

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: St. James’s Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James’s, London SW1A 1BS England

St. Jame’s Palace

Stop At: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall, Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX England

Headquarters of the London District of the British Army and of the Household Cavalry.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

One of the focal points of London – Named after the naval Battle of Trafalgar 1805, Nelson’s great victory over the French in which he lost his life.
The Nelson Monument – better known as Nelson’s Column, 172ft high

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Thames River, London England

Board your afternoon Thames River cruise

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

The famous Tower Bridge originally painted in Queen Victoria’s favourite colour – chocolate brown, but later went a dull grey. In 1976 it was repainted blue and white with touches of red and gold.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Only remaining castle/fortress in London

Duration: 1 hour