1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Big Ben

The History of London Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 74168
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To understand London, you first need to understand its history. The expert guides will lift the veil on the city’s secrets as you walk past some of the most iconic places in central London during this 2.5 hour walking tour.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the sights
  • Learn about London's history
  • Go to London's most famous buildings
Full description
Learn about Chaucer at Westminster Abbey and bump into the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. This small group tour will pass through the lush green parks, bustling crowds, and manicured squares that make up this fascinating urban landscape.

Discuss Big Ben at the House of Parliament and pass through the famed Trafalgar Square. Your guides will share stories about monarchs and leaders, like Queen Elizabeth II and Winston Churchill, while also taking advantage of your local guide, who will be more than willing to share their favorite addresses as you explore together. And yes, they can even tell you where to go for a pint and some fish and chips – there’s some history to learn there as well!

Highlights Generally Include:
Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, 10 Downing St, Home of British Prime Minister,Westminster Abbey, St James's Park, Churchill’s war cabinet bunker
Includes
  • Private and semi-private tour
  • Professional local tour guide
  • Available Daily
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

When you get there

Meeting point
Know before you go
• Please bring valid photo ID
• Please note that the tour does not enter the sites visited
• This tour is offered as either a private tour or a semi-private tour (8 guests maximum)
• For semi-private tours a minimum of 2 guests is required for it to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if the minimum number is not met)