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Full-day tour of London with Changing of the Guard

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 8 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Watch the fantastic Changing of the Guards ceremony outside Buckingham Palace

Take a fascinating guided tour of St Paul's Cathedral

Relax on the river on a scenic Thames cruise

What to expect

With an enormous city like London, full of iconic landmarks, parks and buildings, it's hard to know where to begin your adventures. Luckily, on this tour you can experience all of London's best, biggest, most beautiful sights all in one day. With your fantastic guide on board with you, you'll never be left wondering what you're seeing: they will regale you with stories of London's fascinating history, varied culture and beguiling intrigue. Without ruining all the surprises which this tour entails, you will see the Albert Memorial, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and much, much more!

One of the most exciting parts will be witnessing the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, where the guard keeping watch over the Queen takes leave of his post and is immediately replaced by another. You can expect fantastic regalia, marching, and a band: the best of British pomp and ceremony. You will also get to visit St Paul's Cathedral and explore its enormous dome, hearing how Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece took 35 years to complete. Next you'll head to the formidable Tower of London which was built by William the Conqueror in 1066 and which holds a whole host of gruesome and fascinating history.

To top the day off, you'll head on a gorgeous cruise down the infamous River Thames, allowing you to see the city from a new perspective and to relax on the water. There's no better introduction to this vast and beautiful city than this full-day tour.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

What's included

Building entrances

River cruise

Expert Guide

Wi-Fi on-board

Personal audio headset

Luxury coach

USB charging on-board

What's not included

Lunch

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Location

Victoria Coach Station, London SW1W, UK

Meeting point:

This tour departs from Victoria Coach Station. Please meet at the Welcome Desk, in-front of gates 1 and 2 where you will be greeted by your tour guide. Please note that the coach station is a 10-15 minute walk from the train and Underground station.

Provider

Evan Evans Tours

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Please note that unfortunately there is no disabled access within the White Tower at the Tower of London, and there are a number of stairs
  • If there is no changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, you will instead see the ceremony at Horse Guards Parade
  • St Paul's Cathedral is closed to visitors on Sundays and during special events. On these days, you will stop for photographs at the Cathedral and spend longer at the Tower of London
  • Due to refurbishment works taking place at 'Big Ben', you will notice that there is scaffolding covering this iconic site. Renovation is due to be completed in 2021