Half day tour visiting Westminster Abbey with a Blue Badge guide (without long lines) 4hrs

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Tour Number

Activity Level

36074


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Italian (conversational)

visit a world heritage site and get close up to the guards (on foot)


We will start the day by visiting Westminster Abbey the coronation church which was once a monastery and now the burial site of kings and the famous. Then we will go across the beautiful park of St James' to see the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun) and then finish with a visit to the Portrait Gallery to see the faces of the famous people we've been talking about. Otherwise we can skip the gallery and see the beautiful ex flower market of Covent Garden now a Italian styled piazza with shops and cafes

Itinerary

Westminster Abbey, changing of the guard and either the national portrait gallery or a walk through Covent Garden

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Westminster Abbey preferably

End location: Anywhere in central London

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

on foot. Apart from transport from the hotel

What’s Included

Other: the services of a qualified blue badge tour guide in london which I hope will tell you all about royalty, history, the church and the Tudors. The entrance to the Abbey for myself is free

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 pounds sterling - westminster abbey entrance fee (online is cheaper). Less for children and seniors

What’s Extra

Other: Refreshments, local transport and entrance to the Abbey

A Recent Review of this tour

Edward was fantastic! He has terrific depth of knowledge and is very gracious. He engaged our boys ages 10 and 12 and even went way out his way to help us get to our next tour on time. I would very highly recommend using his services.
Nilesh Gohel

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