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Commence your royal tour of London at Trafalgar Square, the bristling expanse home to Nelson’s column. Stroll past statues of notorious kings toward the Horse guards Parade Ground, home to the Household Cavalry ceremony. As immaculately groomed horses canter into the square, you’ll witness a ceremony that dates back to the 17th century.

Next, see the site upon which King Charles I was beheaded — marked by a bust of the controversial monarch — and then stroll through St James’ Park, a green space replete with fountains and flora. After ambling down the Mall, you’ll admire the grand exterior of St James’ Palace.

Bid your guide farewell at a central location and continue exploring London independently.

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St. James's Park
St. James's Palace
Trafalgar Square
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Overview

Enhance your experience of royal London on a 1 hour and 45 minute walking tour of the English capital’s regal sights. Alongside your guide, you’ll amble along the Mall, admire the verdant splendor of St James’ Park and learn about the rich history of the British monarchy. Witness the pomp and pageantry of the Changing of the Household Cavalry ceremony — conducted Horseguards Parade — and soak up the bustling atmosphere of Trafalgar Square, home to the colossal Nelson’s Column.

Highlights
  • 1 hour and 45 minute walking tour of royal London
  • Admire the grandeur of the Mall and the verdant beauty of St James' Park
  • Witness the Changing of the Household Cavalry ceremony
  • Marvel at the opulent facade of Buckingham Palace, home to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Learn about the history of the British monarchy from a guide
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile
Go Team Amber!

I’m so glad I did this tour on my first day in London and so glad I was lucky enough to be in Team Amber! It was educational as Amber showed us many little scars of London plus an interactive lesson on the Royal Family,...More

Thank Smiley K
Reviewed May 22, 2018
Highly Recommended

We did this tour on April 24 with Matt as our guide. He was so informative and knowledgable. We were able to get pics of Prince Louie's birth announcement in front of Buckingham Palace because Matt's extreme skill in working the lines. We had an...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018
Fun Tour

We did the tour with Matt. He is very knowledgeable, he had some interesting facts to share and enthusiastically answered our questions. There happened to be an unexpected event on the day of our tour which kept us from seeing the changing of the horse...More

Thank Katherine232018
Reviewed May 14, 2018
Great Tour with Matt

We did this tour on May 1st 2018 with Mat as our tour guide. It was fun and informative and he gave us a wonderful view of the changing of the horse guards, up close and no huge crowds. We are a couple in our...More

Thank Alberta S
Reviewed May 5, 2018
Horses and Uniformed Soldiers - Spectacular Sight!

This tour looked like a great way to see and learn about the royal residences (Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, and St. James and Kensington Palace), and it was, but the highlight was definitely the changing of the horse guards. Matt, who was an excellent and...More

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