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Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max provided by Babylon Tours London

Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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You'll start at
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UKNational Gallery, London. Meet by the Red telephone booth by the Sainsbury Wing entrance of the National Gallery.
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  • 1
    Trafalgar Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Nelson's Column
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Admiralty Arch
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    St. James's Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Clarence House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Buckingham Palace
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Westminster
Westminster, London, UK
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Important Information
Departure Point
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Westminster, London, UK
Inclusions
  • Semi-Private Walking Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Duration 2 Hours
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Notes: Changing the Guard can sometimes be cancelled, especially in wet weather. The decision to cancel can be made, by the Captain of the Guard , sometimes as late as 10:45 on the day. This means we cannot update our website in time to help people en-route or already at the Palace.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gilbert A wrote a review Mar. 2020
San Jacinto, California13 contributions
Today was our lucky day, Danielle was our tour guide, ans me and my girlfriend were the only two on the tour. (Probably due to Corona virus stuff). Danielle was super funny, knowledgeable & engaging. She made the tour fun, and kept our minds off the cold. She was full of insight
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C S wrote a review Feb. 2020
Melbourne, Florida1 contribution
Great guide. Very knowledgeable. Tour included all aspects of the Changing of the Guards plus some British history.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Raul R wrote a review Jan. 2020
Miami, Florida2 contributions
We recently returned from a one week vacation in London and stayed from shortly Christmas through the New Year holiday. We traveled with our three teenage children and had an amazing time staying in London and visiting Bath and Stonehenge as well. I highly recommend the semi
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Deb wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Interesting tour. You don’t get an upfront view st Buckingham Palace BUT you experience the change process and get to view all components of how it works which takes place in 4 locations.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Josh D wrote a review Sep. 2019
Yarra Valley, Australia1 contribution
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and great at getting us right in the action to see the changing of the guard up close!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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