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Anglo American Walking Tour

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Anglo-American Walking Tours of London

The history between the UK and America dates back centuries. Many American forefathers laid down roots in both wartime and peacetime, here in London.

This tour has been designed to take in many of the America linked points of interest, along with a myriad of historic London landmarks.

From George Washington to Jimi Hendrix, many Americans have worked and lived here over the centuries, and we have designed this tour to take in many American linked points of interest along the route. This tour will amaze you with the variety of American subjects relating to the different areas en-route, add to it the stories, myths, legends and anecdotes that surround many of the London landmarks that we see along the route, and this is a great way to soak up the vibrant and historical atmosphere that is here in London.

Take a nice easy stroll through the historical streets of London with a well informed and friendly qualified guide, who has a detailed knowledge of all the places of interest that you will visit en-route.

There are too many stories and points of interest during this tour to list here, so book now, and learn a whole lot more about where some of the American forefathers came to stay during the past centuries, listen to the stories about the time they spent here, how they married here, how they planned war here, the depth of Anglo American relations throughout history, has helped join our two nations as ‘true allies’

London really is a great place to take a walk, and learning the history of  all of theses things and more, is a ‘must-do’ during your visit to our fantastic home city.

We have listed a selection of points of interest from our Anglo American Walking Tour on the map below

anglo-american walking tour of London
Tour duration: approximately 2 hours

  1. Harry Selfridge Harry Selfridge learned retail whilst employed at Marshal Fields in Chicago before moving to London.
  2. Dwight D.Eisenhower 34th President of the USA established a military headquarters at 20 Grosvenor Square.
  3. John Adams 2nd President of the USA established the first American mission to the Court of St. James’s in 1785.
  4. Mama Cass Mamas & Papas, learn more outside the infamous London flat, No. 12 at 9 Curzon Place.
  5. George Canning British Prime Minister & Foreign Secretary, connection with The Monroe Doctrine.
  6. 911 Memorial  A permanent memorial to those who lost their lives in the United States on September 11, 2001.
  7. Ronald Reagan  American actor,politician and 40th President of the United States
  8. Shepherd Market Developed by Edward Shepherd on the ground of the annual May Fair from which Mayfair gets it’s name.
  9. US Embassy Learn more about the history of this fascinating building and why the Embassy has changed location.
  10. Browns Hotel Favorite London hotel of the Roosevelt’s, George Clooney and many more with connections to the 1st Telegraph and The Jungle Book
  11. Grosvenor House An outline of the role this building played during World War 2.
  12. Jimi Hendrix 23 Brook Street, 1969 London home to the legendary guitarist.
  13. St Georges Church  Known as the Americans church, once a popular place for American marriages.
  14. F D Roosevelt & Churchill Take a photo sitting between these icons who oppitimise the Anglo-American connection.
  15. Green Park Station Opened on 15 December 1906
  16. Bee Gees See the house where the group stayed and composed songs whilst in London.

 

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