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Changing of the Guard Guided Walking Tour in London

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  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
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Changing of the Guard Guided Walking Tour in London
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9:40amMost Popular
Monday, Wednesday, Friday departs at 9:40am
USD 24.15
9:15am
Sundays tour departs at 9:15am
USD 28.17
Overview
Learn about London’s royal history on this walking tour and get a chance to march alongside the Queen’s Guard. This tour is designed for visitors looking for a unique experience and photo opportunity who want to learn more about the monarchy and their significance. Go beyond the normal sights on this interactive tour.
What to Expect

Meet your guide at Piccadilly Circus at an agreed time and start with a short overview of the morning’s events. Then walk down Lower Regent Street towards Waterloo Place where you stop to hear some geography and history about the area.

Continue along the Mall, stopping at different landmarks, and then walk to St. James Palace, where the old Guard arrives for their inspection.

Next, you march in step with the Queen’s Guard, and then your guide leads you to Wellington Barracks, before finishing the tour with a view of Buckingham Palace.

Please note: you will need to keep apace with the Guard and climb two flights of stairs; so will need relative fitness to take the tour.

Reviews (239)
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Reviewed yesterday
This is the way to see it!

Most folks "see" the Changing of the Guard by spending several hours in front of Buckingham Palace, waiting for the Guards to appear. This tour, however, takes you to where the ceremony actually begins: at St James Palace. Our guide, Matt Gedge, moved us in...More

1  Thank ziobob2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Guard change London

Very nice and informative walking tour. Angus our guide had good knowledge of the surroundings and buildings on path we took and he had a very good sense of english humor even though he was australian😊. He led us to good standing positions so we...More

Thank Patrik A
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun tours is exactly that!

Our family of four had a great time on tour with.. Danni! Was a heap of fun and a great start to our trip. Get your walking legs ready, it is definitely fast paced!

Thank Craig and Stace... D
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent way to see the ceremony.

This tour really was an excellent way to see the various parts of the guard changing ceremony. They happen in several locations which you could probably figure out on your own but this tour got us into the action easily. Our guide Dani was great....More

Thank johntell2015
Reviewed 1 week ago
Brilliant changing of the guard tour!

Do not miss this tour. If you try to see the changing of the guards on your own - you are missing out. We started the morning with the changing of the horse guards, then went to St. James Palace, walked along with the Royal...More

Thank Susan V
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Victoria G
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
You'll be on time for tea .
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Response from bethand34 | Reviewed this property |
We met at 8:30am and it was all over by about 12 ish
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Response from Cheryl L | Reviewed this property |
We were on the tour in February, and the coldest that London had been, snow and wind....the tour was not cancelled.
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