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London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard

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You'll start at
Sir Winston Churchill Statue
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3JX, UKThis tour meets at the "Winston Churchill" statue, Parliament Square, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JX. The Winston Churchill statue is the largest and is located on the north east corner of the square closest to Big Ben. The name 'CHURCHILL' is written on the stone base of the statue.
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  • 1
    Tower of London
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Buckingham Palace
  • 2
    Tower Bridge
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Tate Modern
    Pass by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Pass by St. James's Park
    Pass by St. James's Palace
    Pass by St. Paul's Cathedral
    Pass by Trafalgar Square
  • 3
    Westminster Abbey
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Houses of Parliament
  • 5
    Changing of the Guard
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Parliament Square
    Pass by Coca-Cola London Eye
  • 6
    Thames Cruises
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Walks
You'll end at
35 Tower Hill
35 Tower Hill, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4DR, UKInside Tower of London
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    Departure Point
    Sir Winston Churchill Statue, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3JX, UK
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h 30m
    Return Details
    35 Tower Hill, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4DR, UK
    Inclusions
    • Changing of the Guard
    • Horseguards Parade
    • River cruise along the Thames
    • Free time for lunch at own expense
    • Headsets
    • Small Groups of 20 people
    • English only speaking guide
    • Entrance to Westminster Abbey
    • Entrance to Tower of London
    • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
    • Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
    • Entry/Admission - Thames Cruises
    Exclusions
    • Food & Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
    • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
    • Please note that for security reasons bag searches will take place at Westminster Abbey and at the Tower of London.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Gina was a treasure of knowledge. Our aging memory is not good enough to retain all valuable information she showered on us. Perhaps little cheat sheet hand-out might be useful for older folks. We had friend who booked the incorrect tour but was able to buy this one on a walk-in
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that we got to share this tour with both you and your friend who was able to book at the last minute! This isn't something that we are always able to accommodate depending on how full the tour is, but we are always more than excited to share when we can! Thank you for your feedback and suggestions, we hope that the rest of your visit to London was just as wonderful.
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    Gina was our guide for the tour. She was fantastic! Gina and the "Walks" team made sure everything was taken care of and everyone was accommodated. Gina was very knowledgeable and insightful. If you have a short time in London, this is a must take tour
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you for your kind words! We are delighted to know that you so enjoyed your tour with Gina. We appreciate your recommendation, and hope that we will get a chance to tour with you again in the future!
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    Very informative, thorough tour. Never a pause in the information. Ran a bit long. Could have split the tour into two, half days. To see and learn a lot of London’s history in a day, book this tour.
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    It is a lot to see in one day; but for those with limited time, this tour is just the way to go. Thank you for your kind review. We are excited that we got to share it with you!
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    As we only had one full day in London, and wished to see as much as possible, we booked this day-trip with some apprehension. As it turned out, we need not have worried. The tour sets an aggressive pace and moves. Dry quickly through sites I would have enjoyed lingering at,
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Excellent advice for any prospective Walker! Thank you for sharing your review with us; we are delighted to have gotten to share London with you.
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    This was a great tour to pack in a lot of the major London sites in one day and learn about this history of the city. My guide, Gina, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Visitors should be aware that most of the tour takes place outside and involves a lot of walking (we
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at London In a Day: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
    Responded 15 Dec 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind and complete review! We are glad that you enjoyed your walking tour of London with Gina and that you even enjoyed the boat ride down the River Thames! We hope that the rest of your visit to London was just as full and enjoyable.
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    By: Walks
    97 reviews
    edvinasp2016
    San Francisco, California
    10
    Great experience from an expert guide!
    Fantastic tour and a very creative way to see the changing of the guard. Ben was awesome at delivering history and
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    Turtlewatcher2009
    California
    82
    Oh the history!
    Loved our guided tour through Parliament and both houses. Superb! Lots of fascinating history and art.
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    MeetStrangers
    133
    mesmerizing stones
    it was cold and a bit of shower but it was all worth it, the opening ceremony set the tone, something majestic is
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    howardhn
    Davis, California
    53
    This is the way to do London in one day!
    Gina was a treasure of knowledge. Our aging memory is not good enough to retain all valuable information she
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    Diana D
    Gainesville, Georgia
    154
    One Day Walking Tour of London
    Tour guide Elizabeth was wonderful... We saw and experienced so much...learned a lot... it was a tour I highly
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    SfcWhite831
    10
    London in a Day Tour was awesome!
    Gina was our guide for the tour. She was fantastic! Gina and the "Walks" team made sure everything was taken care
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    Kevinmo29
    11
    Worth the early access!
    Great tour guide and small group dynamics made this a really great tour. Very educational and early access gave
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    edbice4
    20
    Family vacation
    Very informative, thorough tour. Never a pause in the information. Ran a bit long. Could have split the tour into
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    CptSkye
    Baltimore, Maryland
    20
    Very effective tour
    As we only had one full day in London, and wished to see as much as possible, we booked this day-trip with some
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    568d
    20
    Tower of London
    Fantastic tour, only way to see the tower. No queue and first access to see the Crown Jewels and see the handing
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    robert g
    Melbourne, Australia
    4117
    GREAT TOUR BUT NOT FOR WINTER
    The two tour guides, Nick (main) and Nick (House of Commons) were really good and REALLY knew their stuff.
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    Pete Z
    Troy, Michigan
    514
    The Crown Jewels
    The opening ceremony was short and sweet, but access to see the crown jewels is worth it. Our guide did a
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    emilyrp18
    60
    Full Day Walking Tour of London
    This was a great tour to pack in a lot of the major London sites in one day and learn about this history of the
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    371jimv
    Lakota, North Dakota
    20
    Early Entry Worth It!!
    Spent a great morning with Rosie. Very knowledgeable guide. Beat the crowds we were able to see everything and
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    Benjamin H
    Marrakech, Morocco
    1312
    Very interesting and fantastic guide Sarah
    The tour occurred as it's written. Our guide Sarah was simply amazing. She knows what she's talking about and has
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