London Changing of the Guard Walking Tour Instant Confirmation
The best way to see Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace! Discover London's top attractions such as Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey & more on this guided walking tour!.
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The daily Changing of the Guard is one of the most famous ceremonies in the world and a must-see London attraction, but what is the best way to experience it? Rely on your guide who will take you to the best location to see the Changing of the Guard and tell you all about its history and purpose.
During a 2 hour walking tour you will see some of the most important landmarks of London such as Westminster Abbey, the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben, the Horse Guards Parade, St James’s Palace and of course Buckingham Palace.
- Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
- Available: Sun, Thu
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking guide
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09:50 Check-in and meet your guide
10:00 London Changing of the Guard Tour beginsOver 2 hours we will offer you some of the best timed views of the different sites of the ceremony. You will learn why it is happening and trace the fascinating origins of the tempestuous history of guarding The Monarchy, allowing you to thoroughly appreciate what it is that you are witnessing.
Westminster AbbeyFind out about this stunning place of worship and its integral place in the story of our nation and monarchy. The coronation site of all but 2 of our monarchs, and the final resting place of 17 of them, it is the perfect place to talk about one of the first times the Guards were called to action.
The Palace of WestminsterNow more commonly known as ‘The Houses of Parliament’, this breathtaking building has more than it’s fair share of history – here you will hear about the important changes in the power of the Royal Family.
The Horse Guards ParadeIn the shadow of the ancient Palace of Whitehall you will stop to find out about its surprising history and why the palace was the preferred home of English Kings and Queens for nearly 200 years.
St James’s Palace and Changing of the GuardYou will be in a front row seat at this incredible Tudor Palace for the beginning of the Changing of The Guard. Amazing picture opportunities abound whist the guards march directly past you and on to Buckingham Palace
Buckingham PalaceAs well as discovering just why this has been the chosen home of the Monarchy for the last 178 years, it is here that you will see the most famous part of the ceremony.
12:00 Evening bike tour of London ends
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- Any cancellations made after 19:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.