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Westminster to Covent Garden. 1000 years of war politics and other debauchery

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A country gripped in political turmoil
People protesting on the street
This is the not just the story of Brexit and modern London but a 1000 years of war and politics in Westminster.
On this tour we will hear the bloody history of England. Civil War, Regicide and Gun Powder plots. We will start our tour at Westminster Abbey and visit Deans Yard. We will hear how Churchill's decision saved Westminster Hall during the Blitz. We will hear the story of the trial and execution of King Charles I. We will visit Banqueting House and see where Charles I was executed. We will hear how the IRA nearly succeeded in blowing up the Cabinet in a modern day gun powder plot. We will then move into Trafalgar Square. We will hear about the death of Lord Nelson and his fear of being buried at sea. We will also hear about the Poll Tax riots of 1990. We will move into Covent Garden. We will hear about the Gin Craze and once once of the poorest and most dangerous areas of London. We will also

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

We will see the World Heritage site

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Margaret's Church on Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey 20 Dean's Yard, London SW1P 3JX England

We will see the medieval church of St Margarets.. The church politicians attended for a thanksgiving service at the end of both World Wars

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Banqueting House, Westminster, London SW1A 2NP, UK

We will visit Banqueting House. The last remaining building of Whitehall Palace.

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Professional Guide Engllsh speaking
  • Entry/Admission - Banqueting House

  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Westminster

Departure Point
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

Departure Time
11:00 AM

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Covent Garden Station, Long Acre, Charing Cross, London WC2E 9JT, UK

Voucher Info
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The 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.