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London in one day! See the main 30+ sights. Small group walking tour

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You will have a fun guided tour of the 30+ most famous sights in London and also see the striking display of the Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard. Along the way your expert guide will make history come alive with entertaining, informative, and thoroughly gripping tales about life in London. We start in historic Covent Garden, then on to Trafalgar Square. We watch the dazzling display of the Changing of the Queen’s Lifeguards. We walk down the world famous Mall to St James’s Palace, Buckingham Palace, beautiful St James’s Park, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. There will be plenty of time for photos and even…to see a few Harry Potter filming locations! We then hop on the underground to London Bridge where we visit Borough Market for lunch, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower Bridge, Southwark Cathedral, Tate Modern, and St Paul’s Cathedral. Join us on this walk and be captivated by the tradition, history, and colour of the city's famous 30+ sights.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London, England

Meet here at 10 am by the Punch and Judy Pub, 40 Henrietta Street WC2

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

We visit iconic Trafalgar Square, regarded as the heart of London. We stop to admire its wonderful fountains and architecture and hear the story of Admiral Nelson on top of the column. As it is a small group tour you'll have plenty of time to take photographs and enjoy the view!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

We pass by this famous Arch and peep through to see Buckingham Palace at the other end of the Mall, we will be visiting there later!

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall, Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX England

Changing of the Queen’s Lifeguards Ceremony
We stop at Horseguards to see the Changing of the Queen’s Lifeguards Ceremony. Your expert Tour Guide will ensure you are positioned in the best place to observe this magnificent ceremony which has been taking place for over 350 years. Your knowledgeable guide will talk with you about the historical significance of this amazing ceremony and you’ll have plenty of time to take photos of the guards and even with them if you like!


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Mall, St. James's, London, UK

We will walk down the Mall - the most famous road in London! The Mall is red, like a ceremonial red carpet and we will proceed down this processional route known for its magnificent ceremonies; from the Queen in her gold carriage driving down the Mall on her way to the State Opening of Parliament, to the Queen's Annual Birthday Parade and Royal Weddings.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

We have the perfect view of Buckingham Palace where we stop. This is the London Royal residence of our much loved monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Your expert and entertaining guide will talk about the history of the palace. With our small group tour you'll have plenty of time to take photographs and your guide can help you take some fabulous Instagrammable shots!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS England

We will stop off to admire this imposing 16th century Palace, built during the reign of the notorious King Henry VIII. Your expert guide will regale you with amusing stories about the Palace and its occupants.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Park, Horse Guards Road The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ England

We take a relaxing stroll through this beautiful Royal Park, St James’s Park. It is one of our favourite in London and has a picturesque lake and beautiful planting at all times of year.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

We stop off outside Westminster Abbey to hear your expert guide tell you about the Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains all buried in Westminster Abbey. It is a must-see living pageant of British history. As it is a small group tour there will be plenty of time to take photos.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

The Houses of Parliament are one of the world’s most famous buildings and we stop here to admire the beauty of the architecture and hear from your expert guide about the fascinating history of this home to our democracy. Your knowledgeable guide will offer an insight into the political, social and cultural roles Parliament has played in the development of British society over nearly a thousand years.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

There has been a bridge over the Thames at this site for nearly 2000 years. The first one was built by the Romans and we will hear tales of the bridge and the sights we can see from here including: The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast. After this we head for lunch!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

We visit Borough Market, Europe’s oldest market and voted one of the world’s top foodie destinations. Here we stop and you can buy your lunch. We have time to browse amongst the stalls filled with gourmet food, including delicious cheeses and beautiful patisseries. There is a fabulous selection of street food on offer and your guide will show you around and also were we sit and get to mingle with visitors from all over the world. We spend c 40 minutes here so plenty of time to relax over lunch.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral, 1 London Bridge Montague Close, London SE1 9DA England

Southwark Cathedral is the oldest gothic church in London, dating from around 1220. We stop to admire this beautiful building and hear about its history.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

The Golden Hinde is a beautiful ship and we stop to admire it and hear inspiring stories from your expert guide of the tale of Sir Francis Drake’s 1577-80 voyage in The Golden Hinde as he circumnavigated the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

We stop here to admire Shakespeare's Globe. This is a beautiful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599 where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

From across the river we view the awe-inspiring St Paul's Cathedral and discover fascinating history of this famous of London landmarks from your expert guide.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Tate Modern Art Gallery
The most popular modern art gallery in the world. We visit here to take in an iconic view of London’s dramatic skyline including St Paul’s Cathedral. Lots of time to take photos


Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • It's a walking tour, so we will be walking around London, stopping to look at sights along the way
  • We offer the walking tour come rain or shine! So please dress appropriately, bring a brolly (umbrella) if it looks like rain.
  • Bring a camera to capture some amazing memories!
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Inclusions
  • Local fun and informative official London Tour Guide
  • Witness the Changing of the Queen’s Lifeguard ceremony
  • Admire Buckingham Palace, home of our current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II
  • Walking Tour of the major 30+ sights in London with an expert guide
  • Your guide will help you capture those iconic Instagrammable shots!
  • Small group tour
  • Stop to see the amazing displays of produce at Borough Market voted a top Foodie destination!!


Exclusions
  • Please bring some water with you
  • Gratuities not included
  • Lunch - Please bring between £8 - £15 in cash or on a card to pay for the street food when we have lunch at Borough Market
  • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
  • Entry/Admission - St. James's Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Hinde
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral


Departure Point
40 Henrietta St, West End, London WC2E 8RF, UK


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
5 hours

Return Details
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK


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