Best of London Full-Day Walking Tour
If you’re planning a holiday in the United Kingdom, sightseeing in London is a must. London’s rich history alone is a reason many people visit the UK; virtually every street and building has its own story. Like any big city, London represents a variety of cultures, so there is something to excite everyone in the family. Whether you’re seeking beautiful gardens, majestic palaces or incomparable shopping experiences, London is the ideal destination. One of the best ways to experience all the city has to offer is to book a reservation on the Best of London Full-Day Walking Tour. The tour is conducted in small groups of only 25 participants. Enjoy private audio headsets that keep you in touch with your guide while you visit the Tower of London, watch the Changing of the Guard, gaze upon Big Ben and much more. Unlike bus tours, you’ll be able to stop and truly appreciate each landmark site. Here are a few highlights of this amazing London walking tour.
Stand in Awe of Westminster Abbey
One of the most famous landmarks in London and the site of coronations, royal weddings and other important national ceremonies, Westminster Abbey lies just went of the Houses of Parliament. The 700-year-old abbey, which was built on the grounds of an ancient Benedictine monastery, contains the tombs of monarchs, poets, musicians and other famous British subjects.
See History in the Making at the Houses of Parliament
One thousand years of history meet modern-day politics and breathtaking architecture inside the Palace of Westminster where the House of Lords and the House of Commons determine the political fate of the nation. The expansive site is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in the history and culture of the UK. The Elizabeth Tower, which stands at the north end of the site, is the home of Big Ben.
Experience the Grandeur of Buckingham Palace
No trip to London is complete without the experience of standing before the majestic Buckingham Palace. Since 1837, the 600-room palace has been the official home of British sovereigns. Today, it is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch and the venue for official events, royal ceremonies, State Visits and receptions held by The Queen. From its 39-acre gardens to its priceless works of art, Buckingham Palace is an unforgettable wonder you won’t want to miss.
See London Culture Live at Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square is a landmark and tourist attraction located in central London. An active and open space, it is the location of many activities including political rallies, demonstrations, holiday celebrations and special events. The square is home to Nelson’s Column and other historic statues and features. It also serves as a filming location for movies and a site for performance art. During Christmas holidays, you’ll find the biggest Christmas tree in London at Trafalgar Square. The enormous tree is an annual gift from the city of Oslo; it is given in gratitude for British support of Norway during World War II.
A Delectable and Enchanted Ending
At the conclusion of the London walking tour, you’ll be treated to traditional English tea in a gorgeous London hotel. The menu includes sandwiches, scones, clotted cream and jam served on the finest china. Book your reservation for the Best of London Full-Day Walking Tour today, and tour the city with royal flair.