Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour

Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour

See the top sightseeing spots in London on this exciting small group walking tour. Starting in the City of London you’ll explore over 2000 years of London’s history with sights including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, Bank of England, Royal Exchange, Mansion House and the Monument to the Great Fire of London.

A short journey on the London Underground will then take you to Westminster to see and learn about famous landmarks and tourist attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, St James’s Palace and more!

With a small group (maximum 10 people) and a knowledgeable local London tour guide, the tour is made interactive through the use of photos to bring the stories of London to life in a relaxed atmosphere (no boring lectures!) allowing everyone to participate in the tour with questions, trivia, great photo opportunities and a whole lot of fun!
* Duration: 4 to 5 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




See the top sightseeing spots in London on this exciting small group walking tour. Starting in the City of London you’ll explore over 2000 years of London’s history with sights including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, Bank of England, Royal Exchange, Mansion House and the Monument to the Great Fire of London.

A short journey on the London Underground will then take you to Westminster to see and learn about famous landmarks and tourist attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, St James’s Palace and more!

With a small group (maximum 10 people) and a knowledgeable local London tour guide, the tour is made interactive through the use of photos to bring the stories of London to life in a relaxed atmosphere (no boring lectures!) allowing everyone to participate in the tour with questions, trivia, great photo opportunities and a whole lot of fun!

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

We start in the City of London where we’ll talk about how London came to be and how a Roman arrival 2000 years ago changed the course of the land forever.

Pass By: St. Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

Discover St Paul’s Cathedral – home of Royal Weddings, Funerals and Celebrations. Discover who Paul is and why it is one of London’s most historic buildings.

Pass By: Bank of England, London, UK

Discover the Bank of England and find out what made their bank notes different and how to access the gold vault.

Pass By: Royal Exchange Building London, Threadneddle St Mansion House, London England

See the Royal Exchange and discover how it has turned from one of London’s central trade buildings to one of luxury shopping and dining.

Pass By: Mansion House of City of London, Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH England

Learn about Mansion House, the Lord Mayor and former uses of one of London’s most iconic houses.

Pass By: Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR England

Enter this 14th century market and discover the markets origins, how it’s changed over time and who made it’s beautiful roof. Plus find out what links it to Harry Potter

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Monument St., London EC3R 8AH England

Learn about the Great Fire of London, what caused it and the unique way that the fire was extinguised.

Pass By: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

See the iconic Tower Bridge and discover why it was needed, how it was built and the famous family responsible for its construction. Plus find out why the number 78 bus jumped across it!

Pass By: Tower of London, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

Discover the Tower of London and find out why it was built, it’s different uses, the prisoners it has held and how to become Beefeater and a guard for the Queen!

Pass By: Westminster, Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA England

After a short tube ride we’ll arrive in Westminster and discover how this new part of London came to be and the influence of King Edward the Confessor.

Pass By: Thames River, London England

See London’s iconic River Thames as take great photographs alongside it with many of London’s most famous attractions in view.

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

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

Pass By: 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 Parliament works and why Guy Fawkes tried to destroy it.

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

See Westminster Abbey and learn about Royal weddings, funerals, coronations and why Kings Edward and Henry wanted it for themselves!

Pass By: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

See Downing Street, home of the Prime Minister and discover why the Prime Minister does not have the biggest house, who else lives on the street, the secrets of number 10 and why an individual called Larry is the streets only permanent resident.

Pass By: Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace Whitehall Horse Guards Avenue, London SW1A 2ER England

See another former Royal palace at Banqueting House and find out why it was built, who lived here and how the building was destroyed by fire. Also find out why masques were an important part of the building and why King Charles I was executed here!

Pass By: HQ Household Division Horse Guards, Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX England

See Horseguards Parade – home of the Household Division of the British Army & The Queen’s guards!

Pass By: Charles I Statue, Trafalgar Square, London England

Get up close to the statue of King Charles I located in the official centre of London!

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

Visit the iconic Trafalgar Square and discover why it was built and its links to Big Ben. You’ll also learn about Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, Edwin Landseer’s famous lions and the unique reasons that the square has been used for over the years.

Pass By: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

See the Admiralty Arch which links The Mall and Buckingham Palace to the rest of London.

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

See St James’s Palace and find out why Henry VIII built it and who he lived there with. Plus find out which Royal member lives there now!

Pass By: Clarence House, St. James’s Palace, London SW1A 2WH England

See Clarence House – current home of Prince Charles and the house that Prince William and Prince Harry grew up in!

Pass By: Lancaster House, Stable Yard, London SW1A 1BB England

Discover Lancaster House and find out which former Royal Family member it was built for and why Queen Victoria thought it was better than Buckingham Palace!

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

We’ll finish at Buckingham Palace – home of the Queen! We’ll find out why the palace was built, who has lived there and what’s inside. We’ll also discuss the Changing of the Guard and find out how to tell if the Queen is home!