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London Walking Tour Buckingham Palace + Downtown highlights

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Tour Number

Activity Level

165491


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (basic), English (fluent)

Half day walking tour inc Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Soho, China Town


Meet St James Park Station 10am (Broadway/Park exit)
See Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament + Big Ben
Watch soldiers move between Wellington Barracks/Buckingham Palace/St James Palace
See 10 Downing St + Horse Guards Parade
Enjoy St James Park
Walk The Mall ceremonial route
Pass St James Palace + Clarence House
Walk to Trafalgar Square + National Gallery (see inside + some paintings)
Stop in a pub if you wish
Enjoy downtown London inc Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Soho
Lunch in ChinaTown or Soho
Walk to Covent Garden to visit the market place and enjoy entertainers.
Finish at Covent Garden with a local pub if you wish.
Or walk to Waterloo Bridge for River Thames views + continue walking south of the river if you wish on your own.

*Changing of the Guards occurs 11am daily summer (alt days in the winter). It is a VERY busy event, we will see some marching bands move between 3 locations but not the full event at Buckingham Palace

Itinerary

Meet St James Park Metro Station 10am

Walk 1-1. 5 hours

Rest stop at a traditional pub or coffee shop

Continue walking 1 hour

Lunch stop to suit

Walk remaining route to desired finish

Finish 2pm

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: St James Park Underground Station

End location: Covent Garden Market (return from Covent Gardens Underground Station in your own time after the market).

Duration: 4 hours

This can be morning or afternoon/evening if preferred

Transportation

Metro
Walking

What’s Included

Other: Walking Tour with information of places we pass
Advice on local eating/drinking/places to visit in London

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Sterling - Lunch/dinner

What’s Extra

Other: Refreshments on the day
Travel to/from start/finish

A Recent Review of this tour

Ginette, She was absolutely fabulous! She was able to customize the tour on the fly as she learned of our preferences. Not only was she very knowledgeable she was great fun to hang with. Book her if you are in London!!!
Leslie Homra

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