Royal London Tour with Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

Royal London Tour with Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

This fantastic half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to London’s major landmarks. See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London’s history with your Expert Blue Badge Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guard* at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony.
After the tour, Experience afternoon tea with a royal flair at the 5-star Rubens at the Palace hotel.

• A fantastic introduction to the history of London
• Enjoy a relaxing tour of London with an Expert Blue Badge Guide
• See London’s most iconic sights and landmarks
• Afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace
• Freshly-baked scones slathered with clotted cream accompanied with home-made preserves

* Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This fantastic half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to London’s major landmarks. See the best bits of London in only half a day and learn all about London’s history with your Expert Blue Badge Guide. Plus, watch the Changing of the Guard* at Buckingham Palace, an event steeped in tradition and ceremony.
After the tour, Experience afternoon tea with a royal flair at the 5-star Rubens at the Palace hotel.

• A fantastic introduction to the history of London
• Enjoy a relaxing tour of London with an Expert Blue Badge Guide
• See London’s most iconic sights and landmarks
• Afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace
• Freshly-baked scones slathered with clotted cream accompanied with home-made preserves

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

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is one of the United Kingdom’s most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and a burial site for English and, later, British monarchs.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, England,[1] although the name is frequently extended to refer also to the clock and the clock tower.[2] The official name of the tower in which Big Ben is located was originally the Clock Tower, but it was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012, to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

The Palace of Westminster serves as the meeting place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

10 Downing Street in London, also known colloquially in the United Kingdom as Number 10, is the official residence and executive office of the First Lord of the Treasury, usually also the prime minister.

Pass By: Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX England

Whitehall is a road and area in the City of Westminster, Central London. The road forms the first part of the A3212 road from Trafalgar Square to Chelsea. It is the main thoroughfare running south from Trafalgar Square towards Parliament Square

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

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, established in the early 19th century around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. The Square’s name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, the British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain that took place on 21 October 1805 off the coast of Cape Trafalgar.

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

Buckingham Palace is recognised around the world as the home of The Queen, the focus of national and royal celebrations as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony.

Duration: 40 minutes