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Royal London walking tour

history walk

Royal London walking tour

706 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 12 people
Hosted in
English
history walk

Royal London walking tour

history walk

Royal London walking tour

706 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 12 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

On this walk we will see three royal palaces, a beautiful royal park, the Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard, hidden gaslit alleyways, and elegant garden squares. This royal visit encapsulates the very best that the city has to offer. We start in historic Covent Garden before moving on to Trafalgar Square, and then to view a ceremony that has taken place for over 350 years. This is a truly striking display of British pomp and pageantry known as the Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard. We then walk along the world famous Mall, stopping to see St James’s Palace and Buckingham Palace. We will stroll through beautiful St James’s Park and continue on to the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. There will be plenty of time to take some photographs of all the sights. Along the way, you will hear tales of royalty, love, betrayal, scandal, and murder. Join me on this walk and be captivated by the tradition, history, and colour of the city's royalty.

Your hosts

I’m a historian and an Official London Tour Guide who has been leading visits around royal spots for several years. I love this city with a passion and really enjoy making history come alive with entertaining, informative, and thoroughly gripping tales of the people and places that make it the brilliant place it is. I work with a small group of hugely talented London Guides so it will be either me or one of my colleagues showing you around. Whoever it is, we all go the extra mile to ensure you have a fantastic time here in London.
Caroline
Caroline
Alexander
Alexander

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Where you'll be

You’ll have a guided walk of the city's royal spots. We will start at Covent Garden. The walk includes the iconic landmarks of Buckingham Palace, St James’s Park, Horse Guards Parade, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column, St James’s Palace, and the highlight of the tour, the extraordinary Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard. This is a royal-London-in-a-nutshell tour.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 12 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Please wear comfy shoes, bring a camera to make some amazing memories, water and suntan cream and a brolly (umbrella), as although we are usually blessed with wonderful weather it does rain now and again!

More tips

Please wear comfortable shoes. Either join me in the morning at 10 AM or for the afternoon walk at 3 PM, which includes a smaller Queen's Life Guard ceremony.

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Caroline
Royal London walking tour
706 reviews
From $37/person
706 reviews
From $37/person