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Westminster Heart of the Nation Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Highlights

This walk covers the great palaces of the monarchs and the Archbishop of Canterbury. We walk from the Golden Jubilee Bridge through Whitehall Gardens to the Banqueting House in Whitehall, the last remaining building from the ancient Palace of Whitehall.
From there we walk along the Thames with views of the London Eye and Westminster Bridge, before seeing Parliament Square, the Houses of Parliament and Westrminster Abbey. The walk ends passing the famous Burghers of Calais sculpture by Rodin on to Lambeth Bridge and Lambeth Palace, the London home of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Whitehall Palace 1529 Whitehall, London SW1A 2ER England

Banqueting House is the most impressive remaining building of the ancient Palace of Whitehall. The architect was Inigo Jones, who built it for King James I in the Palladian style in the early 1600s.

Pass By: Royal Air Force Memorial, 30 Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2HR England

The Royal Air Force Memorial commemorates the air-force men and women who lost their lives in World War 1. You can read the RAF motto at the top - Per ardua ad astra, meaning 'through struggle to the stars'.

Pass By: Westminster Bridge, London England

The original Westminster Bridge was opened in 1753. Until that time, London Bridge was the only way of crossing the Thames, except for the many ferries.

Pass By: Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3BD England

You will see statues of some famous people at Parliament Square. On the corner of the square is a statue of Winston Churchill, who led Britain in the Second World War.

Pass By: Jewel Tower, Abingdon St Westminster, London SW1P 3JX England

This tower was built in 1365 by Henry Yevele, who also reconstructed Westminster Hall. It is made of Kentish Ragstone and has three storeys. It used to be surrounded by a moat where fish could be caught.

Pass By: Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7JU England

Lambeth Palace is the London home of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Archbishop Baldwin took over the manor in the 1200s, when he realised it was essential to have ready access to the monarch.

Pass By: Westminster, Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA England

This walk covers the great palaces of the monarchs and the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller 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
Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to Westminster: Heart of the Nation tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Exclusions
  • Smartphone
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


Departure Point
Embankment Station, Villiers St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 6NS, UK


Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 5/26/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Duration
1 hour

Return Details
Morton's Tower, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7LB, 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.

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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.