1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Changing of the Guard

London: Westminster Walking Tour & Household Cavalry Museum

Product ID: 215166
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Explore London’s famous Westminster area, including Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Big Ben and 20 other top sights. Afterwards, visit the Household Cavalry Museum to discover the fascinating history of the Royal Horse Guards stretching back to the 1600s.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the top 20 sights in Westminster with a fun local guide
  • Witness the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
  • Walk the same streets and paths where the British monarchy have walked for a thousand years
  • Learn about the history of Westminster
  • Enter the Household Cavalry Museum.
Full description
Take a walking tour to discover the history, culture, and legends of one of Europe’s best-loved cities. Begin by heading through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, where you will be able to watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony. Then head through Westminster to see Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament.

Following your tour through Westminster, return to the Household Cavalry Museum. The guide will leave you here to explore the museum at your own pace. Learn more about the Horse Guards, and if you are lucky, you might even be able to watch another ceremony involving the horses going off-duty. 
Includes
  • Entrance ticket to the Household Cavalry Museum
  • Walking tour of the top 20 sights in Westminster
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
  • Snacks and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet in front of 2 red telephone boxes, next to 2 souvenir stands outside the Ritz Hotel. Turn left when you exit Green Park station, take the stairs on your left to street level, walk past Big Bus Tours, and the telephone boxes will be on your right.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please bring an umbrella and a comfy pair of shoes, plus drinks and snacks to nibble on and sip during the tour
• Your tour guide will guide you to the Household Cavalry Museum after the walking tour but will not accompany you inside