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Highlights of London Sightseeing Private Tour with a Kid-Friendly Guide

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Join this 3-hour private sightseeing tour tour to explore London with your family in a fun and entertaining way ! You will be guided by an expert kid-friendly guide who will allow you to discover all the most important buildings, palaces and squares of two of the most famous boroughs in the English capital. You will walk through the City of Westminster and the City of London, and you will witness the beauty of some of their most iconic locations, such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. You will also be able to see the Changing of the Guard ceremony if it is scheduled on the day of the tour and if the weather permits it. So get your camera ready for this amazing experience!

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

Your tour will start in the City of Westminster, and in the company of a kid-friendly professional guide you will learn interesting facts about London's history and culture through fun stories and activities, designed to entertain children so that they wont get bored during the walk.

You will see the beautiful Gothic facade of Westminster Abbey, one of the most famous churches in England and the most important religious building in all of the United Kingdom. The Abbey is a UNESCO heritage site and the traditional venue for the coronation of Britain's kings and queens.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Right next to Westminster Abbey stand the majestic Houses of Parliament, another recognizable London landmark which serves as the meeting place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Of course, you will also see Big Ben, the world’s largest chiming clock. With its four faces and 11 floors, it stands 315ft (96 metres) tall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Whitehall, Government London, London SW1A 2BX England

While you walk along Whitehall, your guide will show and explain to you all the most famous monuments and buildings you will see on the way, such as the statue of Winston Churchill, Downing Street and Horse Guards Parade. Your guide will fascinate you with anecdotes about British History, a much better way to learn history than from a text book!


Duration: 20 minutes

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

You will then reach Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of British sovereigns since 1837, and today the administrative headquarters of the Monarch. It serves as the venue for many royal events and ceremonies, and it is a focal point for significant national celebrations and commemorations. 
Here you can witness the evocative ceremony of the Changing of the Guard (if scheduled and weather permitting), and your guide will know where to stand in order to have the best possible view, as it can be very crowded.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: City of London, City of London, London, England

Using the “Tube”, the oldest metro system in the world, you will reach the City of London, the site of the most ancient part of Greater London. Here you will be able to see the remains of a section of the old London Wall, fortifications built by the Romans at the time of the great Roman Empire to protect the city.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Moreover, you will see St. Paul's Cathedral, an architectural masterpiece and the location of several national celebrations. With its huge dome, it provides another iconic feature of the London skyline and is known across the world.


Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Approx. 1 mile (1.7 kilometers) of walking is involved
  • Minimum age to participate is 6 years. Children under 6 can be on the tour without participating
  • This is an outdoor walking tour where you will see the attractions from the outside
  • The Changing the Guard takes place between August and May every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and everyday in June and July, but it doesn't take place in the rain or in a very bad weather (the guards cancel ceremony if it rains, because the rain could damage their brass instruments).
  • We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • Please wear warm clothing in the winter months.
  • As you will use public transport please make sure you have valid tickets, travel cards or Oyster cards with you.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Inclusions
  • Private Tour
  • Private Guide
  • Sightseeing walking tour
  • Professional kid-friendly guide


Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Food and Drinks
  • Public transport tickets, travel cards, Oyster cards
  • Entry tickets to the attractions


Departure Point
St James' Park Station (Stop SC), Westminster, London SW1H 0XA, UK


Departure Time
9:30 AM

Duration
3 hours

Return Details
City of London, London, UK


Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Need To Know

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.