London Power, Politics and Royalty

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Tour Type:

Historical

Royal

London

GPS-directed

Remote Tour Included

1+hr/3hrs(Extended itinerary)

1km/2.5km(Extended itinerary)

Our tour will take in the City of Westminster’s major historic sites and explore the role of the monarch.

Avoid the Crowds

Allows you to explore without having to be shoulder-to-shoulder in a large tour group

Created by an exceptional local tour guide

Written by a Blue Badge guide, who won the prize for best presentation at St Paul's Cathedral in the Blue Badge examinations

GPS Directions

Easy-to-follow GPS directions to get you from one point to the next on your tour

Highlights include:

Westminster Abbey, Horse Guards, Trafalgar Square Buckingham Palace

Remote Tour Included

As with all our tours, a remote tour is included that can be enjoyed from home

Itineraries

London Power, Politics & Royalty – Extended

Part 1

Part 2

  1. Westminster Abbey - The nation’s coronation church and final resting place of over 3000 people who shaped British history
  2. St Margaret’s Church – Burial place of Sir Walter Raleigh and where Sir Winston Churchill was married.
  3. The Houses of Parliament/Big Ben - Home to the British Government. The largest, four-faced, chiming clock in the world!
  4. Parliament Square – The centre of this wonderful World Heritage Site.
  5. The Cenotaph – perhaps the most sacred war memorial of all in the UK.
  6. Downing Street - Home to the British Prime Minister and The Chancellor of the Exchequer next door!
  7. The Women of World War 11 Memorial – a memorial to all of the roles played by women during this conflict
  8. The Banqueting House – scene of the only execution of a British monarch.
  9. Horse Guards – The original home of the Household Cavalry and official entryway to the Royal Palaces
  10. Trafalgar Square – The largest built open space in London and one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
  11. The National Gallery - Home to the nation’s major art collection.
  12. Admiralty arch - former home of The Royal Navy
  13. St James’ Park - One of the oldest and certainly the smallest of The Royal Parks
  14. St James Palace – The UK’s most senior royal palace and home to The Court of St James to which all foreign ambassadors are appointed.
  15. Clarence House London - London home to Prince Charles and former home of the late Queen Mother.
  16. Buckingham Palace - The London residence of British monarchs since Queen Victoria in 1937.
  1. Westminster Abbey - The nation’s coronation church and final resting place of over 3000 people who shaped British history
  2. St Margaret’s Church – Burial place of Sir Walter Raleigh and where Sir Winston Churchill was married.
  3. The Houses of Parliament/Big Ben - Home to the British Government. The largest, four-faced, chiming clock in the world!
  4. Parliament Square – The centre of this wonderful World Heritage Site.
  5. The Cenotaph – perhaps the most sacred war memorial of all in the UK.
  6. Downing Street - Home to the British Prime Minister and The Chancellor of the Exchequer next door!
  7. The Women of World War 11 Memorial – a memorial to all of the roles played by women during this conflict
  8. The Banqueting House – scene of the only execution of a British monarch.
  9. Horse Guards – The original home of the Household Cavalry and official entryway to the Royal Palaces
  1. Trafalgar Square – The largest built open space in London and one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
  2. The National Gallery - Home to the nation’s major art collection.
  3. Admiralty arch - former home of The Royal Navy
  4. St James’ Park - One of the oldest and certainly the smallest of The Royal Parks
  5. St James Palace – The UK’s most senior royal palace and home to The Court of St James to which all foreign ambassadors are appointed.
  6. Clarence House London - London home to Prince Charles and former home of the late Queen Mother.
  7. Buckingham Palace - The London residence of British monarchs since Queen Victoria in 1937.

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