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Westminster Walking Tour

Guided-tour-of-Westminster

Walking Tours of Westminster London

Westminster, home to some of London’s most iconic landmarks and the main seat of politics in the UK. War, executions, jousting, Kings, Queens and palaces along with the rise of The British Empire. This is an area of London not to be missed.

From Westminster Abbey to Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, from Big Ben to the Admiralty building, from King Henry VIII to King Charles II, Westminster is an area of London that is synonymous with government and power. Our Guided walking tour of Westminster reveals many of the hidden gems that are to be found along the streets here.
Our fully qualified guides will provide you with a very informative and friendly tour, that we are confident will leave you astounded!

This is a very popular tour so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

We have listed a selection of points of interest from our Guided Tour of Westminster on the map below

walking tours of Westminster

 

  1. Charles I. Start at statue at Charing Cross. Learn the fascinating history of this statue.
  2. Banqueting House. Site of the execution of Charles I. History of the building explained.
  3. Horse Guards. History of the Regents body guard. One of the last surviving parts of Whitehall Palace.
  4. Horse Guards Parade Grounds. Association with Henry VIII and Charles I. Statues of the famous that inhabit the area.
  5. Cabinet War Rooms. Site where the allies directed activities in World War II.
  6. Clive of India. Statue of the man who was influential in the building of the British Empire.
  7. The Foreign Office/ The Treasury Building. History of the building’s from which the empire on which “the sun never set” was administered. We will answer the question “what is the Treasury Annex”.
  8. Parliament Square. History of the area and its structures.
  9. Downing Street. The British Prime Minister’s official London residence. Its history and evolution.
  10. Ministry of Defence. Its “hidden secrets”.
  11. Whitehall Gardens. The last access to the river from Whitehall Palace?
  12. Scotland Yard. A piece of Scotland in London. Original home of the Metropolitan Police.
  13. Admiralty House. Associations with Nelson, Churchill and W.H Smith, yes ‘that’ W.H Smith.

Tour duration approx 2 hours

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