Westminster Abbey Tour for Kids with Sightseeing Walk in Westminster London

Westminster Abbey Tour for Kids with Sightseeing Walk in Westminster London

Discover one of London’s most popular tourist destinations accompanied by a professional, enthusiastic and kid-friendly Blue Badge Guide!
You will discover a wealth of fascinating facts about the history of London during a fun and engaging walk among the most famous landmarks in the city, including Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace and many more of London’s most characteristic symbols and locations.
Children will be entertained as your guide tells fun and captivating stories about the royal family and many more of London’s most important historical figures and events!
Included in the tour is a visit to Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history, and you’ll be able to enter this incredible church without having to waste any time in a queue.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Discover one of London’s most popular tourist destinations accompanied by a professional, enthusiastic and kid-friendly Blue Badge Guide!
You will discover a wealth of fascinating facts about the history of London during a fun and engaging walk among the most famous landmarks in the city, including Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, St. James Park, Buckingham Palace and many more of London’s most characteristic symbols and locations.
Children will be entertained as your guide tells fun and captivating stories about the royal family and many more of London’s most important historical figures and events!
Included in the tour is a visit to Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history, and you’ll be able to enter this incredible church without having to waste any time in a queue.

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

You will meet your Blue Badge guide just outside Westminster Abbey in the City of Westminster, and you will begin to discover the history behind this breathtaking Gothic style church, located just across the road from the Houses of Parliament.
Instead of wasting time in long queues, you can benefit from skip-the line access and quickly start your discovery of this incredible church, a London icon and the setting for countless royal events!
Your children will be enthralled as your guide brings history to life with intriguing anecdotes about many of the famous British historical figures who are either buried or commemorated here
The Abbey has been the site for the coronation of all English and British monarchs since that of William the Conqueror in 1066, and is the final resting place of 17 kings and queens as well as notable figures such as Isaac Newton, Edward the Confessor, Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Chaucer, Dr. Samuel Johnson and Charles Darwin.

Making history fun for the whole family, your guide will see to it that you discover all the most important places in the church, such as the Lady chapel, which is burial place of King Henry VII, the Coronation site, where Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953, Poet’s Corner, the place where poets, playwrights, and writers are buried and commemorated, the 700-year-old Coronation Throne, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, the spot where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married in 2011, and many more famous sites.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

The visit to Westminster abbey will be followed by a sightseeing tour to discover all the most famous places in the City of Westminster.
You will see the grandiose Palace of Westminster, which houses the two chambers of the Houses of Parliament: the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Your guide will tell you many fascinating facts about the goings on in the home of British democracy, and both you and your kids will enjoy learning this way rather than by reading it all in a book!

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

Right next to the Houses of Parliament stands Big Ben, possibly the most famous and recognisable of all London’s landmarks. Although the name actually refers to the Great Bell in what is now known as Elizabeth Tower, it is commonly extended to include both the clock and the tower itself. The clock was the largest in the world when it was installed in the middle of the nineteenth century, and is still the largest in Great Britain!

Pass By: St. James’s, St. James’s, London, England

You will then head towards the final stage of your tour, St. James’s Park. The park has been at the centre of the country’s royal and ceremonial life for more than four hundred years, and is surrounded by some of the city’s most famous landmarks including Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace and Westminster.
It is also a place where you can enjoy a little peace and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle which is typical of a city as big as London, and a stroll through its idyllic greenery.

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

.Your walk, and the tour, will end right outside Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official London residence. When the Queen is at home, you can see her royal flag flying from the flag pole above the Palace. Here, you’ll be able to admire the characteristic sight of the guardsmen at the palace entrance wearing their traditional red jackets and tall, furry hats known as bearskins. This is the perfect way to round off a memorable and highly enjoyable tour.