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Secrets of Belgravia Walking Tour

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Highlights

One of the most expensive places to live in London. Hear how an area of swapland became ripe for development, which eventually became the must have address for the members of the ruling class.
Impressive mansions and townhouses take pride of place, but also there was also a large domestic servant population that worked tirelesly to keep the owners households running.
Hidden backstreet pubs, quaint cobbled streets and garden squares add to the character of this exclusive area.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Old Barrack Yard, Belgravia, London SW1X, UK

Location of the Old Kensignton Barracks and the Charming Grenadier Pub

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sir Robert Grosvenor KG Statue, 32 Wilton Cres, Belgravia, London SW1X 8RX, UK

Discover how the Grosvenor family aquired the land and began to transform it into an exclusice district.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Star Tavern, 6 Belgrave Mews West Belgravia, London SW1X 8HT England

A pub with a clientele that included stars of the big screen and criminals where a plan was hatched to steal a fortune.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lyall Street, Lyall St, Belgravia, London, UK

The office of the Master Builder, Thomas Cubbitt who built Belgravia

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Eaton Square, Belgravia, London, UK

A beautiful square containing stunning residences and private gardens.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Eaton Mews West, Eaton Mews W, Belgravia, London SW1W, UK

Hear about the lives of the domestic servants that served the rich

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chester Square, Belgravia, London SW1W, UK

Home to Mary Shelly author of Frankenstein, Margaret Thatcher one time Prime Minister and a rather odd shapped church.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Plumbers Arms, 14 Lower Belgrave St, Belgravia, London SW1W 0LN, UK

A pub with a connection to a murder and a disappearance of a aristocrat.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Upper and Lower Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0BD England

Gifted by the Duke of Westminster. Commemorating English and French cooperation during both World Wars.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Square, Westminster, London SW1W, UK

One of the smaller squares and home to the creator of a famous spy.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Inclusions
  • Tour Guide


Exclusions
  • We don't visit any of the interiors of the buidlings we see on this tour
  • Entry/Admission - Sir Robert Grosvenor KG Statue
  • Entry/Admission - The Star Tavern
  • Entry/Admission - Plumbers Arms
  • Entry/Admission - Upper and Lower Grosvenor Gardens


Departure Point
1 Knightsbridge, Belgravia, London SW1X 7QN, UK


Departure Time
1:00 PM

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Victoria Square, Westminster, London SW1W, UK


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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.