Discover four Royal Palaces located in the heart of London on this fascinating two hour walking tour. Whitehall Palace, St James’s Palace, Westminster Palace and Buckingham Palace, the first stop and the most iconic of them all.
As you stand in Parliament Square, lined by trees and statues of well-known statesmen, you’ll be surrounded by some of the most spectacular buildings in the city. Westminster Abbey, a gothic abbey church and World Heritage Site. And Westminster Palace more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, with its iconic clock tower Big Ben or officially Elizabeth Tower, renamed in honor of the Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. Your expert guide will keep the parliamentary theme going as you’re lead down Whitehall and past the official residence of the Prime Minister, in Downing Street.
Walk through Admiralty Arch and into Trafalgar Square. Take the time to admire the many monuments and gaze up at Nelson’s Column positioned at the centre of the square, the tall sandstone statue was built in 1843 to commemorate Horatio Nelson’s death at the battle of Trafalgar.
There are many more awe inspiring landmarks and other photo stops along the way on this unmissable walking tour including a view of the London Eye from across the River Thames, a visit to Churchill’s WW2 Bunker hidden beneath the streets of Westminster, and the Household Cavalry Museum at Horse Guards Parade set in the very heart of ceremonial London.
London’s Royal Palaces and Parliament - Westminster Walking Tour starts at 12:00pm and will end at approximately 14:00pm.
Every Saturday & Sunday, Daily Between 29 March to 18 April
Start Time: 12:00pm (Finish at Westminster Pier)
Joining point: Belvedere Road, Tourist bus stop 77, SE1 7GH. A 2 minute walk from Wa-terloo train and underground station