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Half-Day Private Tour of London

Footprints Tours Limited

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Over the course of the tour, you will learn in detail the remarkable history of London whilst exploring it’s most imposing sites. We specialise in providing tours that are not only informative, but genuinely enjoyable and engaging too. Our guides don’t bore you with huge lists of dates and historical facts. They share their historical knowledge in a way that is fun and interesting to all our visitors.
In the first hour of this tour you will visit the Tower of London and learn about the bloody activities of the infamous Henry VIII. Our expert guide will dazzle you with stores of the Crown Jewels at the Tower Bridge, separate myths from facts and take you on a splendid journey across centuries. The second hour will focus on fiction and the arts! Discover Shakespeare’s Globe, learn about the filming of Harry Potter and see a range of spectacular architecture. At last but not least, the third hour will cover key central landmarks steeped in history.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

A historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. Dates back to 1078.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Shard 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG England

Completed in 2012, the Shard is a 95-storey supertall skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Golden Hinde, St. Mary Overies Dock Cathedral Street Cathedral St., London SE1 9DE England

The reconstruction of the Golden Hind, an English galleon best known for her circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT England

Shakespeare's Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse for which William Shakespeare wrote his plays. The original theatre was built in 1599, destroyed by fire in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and then demolished in 1644.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Millennium Bridge, Thames Embankment, London SE1 9JE England

Opened in 2000, the Millennium Bridge is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, linking Bankside with the City of London.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tate Modern, 53 Bankside, London SE1 9TG England

Britain's national gallery of international modern art.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

A large Neoclassical building (1776) situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Built in 1675, St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in London. As the cathedra of the Bishop of London, serves as the mother church of the Diocese of London.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Founded in 960, Westminster Abbey is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Constructed between 1840–76, 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: 10 minutes

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

Completed in 1859, Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The name is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower (Elizabeth Tower).

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Churchill War Rooms, King Charles Street, Clive Steps Westminster, London SW1A 2AQ England

A historic underground complex that housed a British government command centre throughout the Second World War.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Guide

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Entry/Admission - Tower Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - The Shard
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Hinde
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Tate Modern
  • Entry/Admission - Somerset House
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - Big Ben
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill War Rooms

Departure Point
Parliament Square, Parliament Sq, London SW1, UK

Departure Time
5/29/2020 - 8/19/2023
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 02:30 PM

3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.