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London: Westminster Guided Walking Tour & Clink Prison Entry

Product ID: 211569
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Explore London’s famous Westminster area and see 20 London landmarks. Then visit the medieval Clink Prison, the most notorious medieval prison in London and the oldest prison in the UK.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
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 1000 years
  • Learn about the history of Westminster
  • Explore the UK's oldest prison at the Clink
Full description
Start with a walking tour of the Westminster area, where your tour guide will escort you to 20 different famous sights. Head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, admiring the well-manicured trees and flowers along the way. At the palace, watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Afterward, your tour continues as you see 17 other iconic London sights such as Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament.

Then, go down into the depths of the Clink, the UK's oldest prison, to learn about its raucous, unruly and wicked inhabitants, ranging from debtors, harlots, heretics, drunkards and even religious adversaries. Hear horrible histories and terrible tales of crimes and famed prisoners, see archaeological artifacts and handle old-style torture devices that would have been used to torment and punish prisoners.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket to The Clink, UK's oldest prison
  • Walking tour of the top 20 sights in Westminster
What’s Not Included
  • Transport
  • Snacks and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Morning Tour : 10am. Meeting Point: Ritz Hotel. Meet outside of the Ritz hotel (Address : 155 Piccadilly) next to 2 red telephone boxes & 2 souvenir stands, underneath one of the Ritz signs. The nearest tube station is Green Park Underground station. When you get to Green Park Underground station, take the left hand exit. You will see a set of stairs and a ramp leading out of the station. Take the stairs. You will walk past the Big Bus Company people and in front of you is the Ritz Hotel & the meeting point.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• Your tour guide will guide you to The Clink after the walking tour, but will not accompany you inside.
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London Top Sights Tours

Product ID: 211569