1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London

London: Animal Walking Tour

Product ID: 178338
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Animals live in London's parks and gardens, and are commemorated in sculptures, buildings and stories. This unusual walking tour in the heart of London will reveal the diverse places which were shaped by animals.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Reveal the secret of Trafalgar Square's lions
  • Hear the role played by animals during WWII
  • Discover how the mole changed the Royals' lives
  • Enjoy flora and fauna in the heart of London
Full description
This wonderful walking tour will take you through the heart of London, to show you how animals shaped this city. After meeting at Embankment station, the first stop on the tour will be the Imperial Camel Corps Memorial. Then follow your guide to Trafalgar Square, where you will learn a secret about London's famous lion statues.

Continue along Whitehall to Horse Guards Parade, where you can see the magnificent horses doing their job. Pass by 10 Downing Street, where your guide will tell you about the local cats, Larry and Palmerstone. These two rivals live across from each other and have noisy fights while the Prime Minister is trying to sleep. Along the way you will notice plenty of pigeons.

The tour continues to St James's Park, a green oasis where you can enjoy watching pelicans and swans. Discover how crocodiles once filled the park in 16th century. Walk along the busy streets to Hyde Park, a former deer hunting ground. Then visit the Animals in War Memorial, where you tour will end.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • 3-hour walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

Embankment station, Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NS.

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