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The finest street in London: An audio tour around London's leafy St James's

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Highlights

When King Henry VIII demolished a hospital for sick women to make way for his new hunting lodge, he paved the way for the development of one of London’s greatest gems, the stylish and sophisticated area of St James’s. Over the next 300 years, it became home to the “best sort of people”, where you’d find houses owned by “persons of the highest social rank”.

St James’s is still where you’ll find some of London’s grandest homes today, along with its finest hotels, bars and restaurants. It also has the oldest luxury shops in the world, and one of its streets boasts more Royal Warrants than any other street in the country.

This self-guided audio tour will take you through elegant streets into leafy garden squares and narrow alleyways. Along the way, we’ll see some of London’s most iconic sights and also plenty of hidden gems. Most of all, we’ll hear the stories, scandals and gossip that have all helped to create the unique character of the area that we see today.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Green Park, Piccadilly, London W1J 9EJ England

The tour begins inside Green Park.

Pass By: Bridgewater House, Hallfield Estate, London W2 6EE, UK

The tour passes by Bridgewater House.

Pass By: Clarence House, St. James's Palace, London SW1A 2WH England

The tour passes Clarence House

Pass By: St. James's Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS England

The tour passes by St James's Palace.

Pass By: Lock & Co. Hatters, London England

The tour passes by Lock & Co. Hatters.

Pass By: John Lobb, 9 St. James's Street Sw1, London SW1A 1EF England

The tour passes by John Lobb shoe shop.

Pass By: Christie's London, 8 King St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6QT, UK

The tour passes by Christie's London.

Pass By: The Travellers Club, 106, 106 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5EP, UK

The tour passes by The Travellers Club.

Pass By: Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EW England

The tour passes by The Reform Club

Pass By: Saint James's Square, St James's Square, St. James's, London SW1Y, UK

The tour goes around St James's Square.

Pass By: Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER England

The tour ends outside Fortnum & Mason.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure they're own protection and the protection of others.
Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Exclusions
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink


Departure Point
Green Park Station (Stop J), Mayfair, London W1J 8HU, UK


Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/10/2020 - 5/31/2022
Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Duration
90 to 110 minutes

Return Details
Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1A 1ER, UK


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

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the VoiceMap in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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.