Free London Landmarks Tour (West) inc. Big Ben & Buckingham Palace

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on June 28, 2021

See The Sights Tours is a small family business where every tour is led by a passionate local tour guide with each tour being carefully designed to give you a real insight into the history, culture and people behind the world's most iconic city.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Join this classic free walking tour of London and explore Westminster to get up close to many of the top London attractions.

On this London walking you'll discover the incredible Buckingham Palace, the iconic Big Ben and step into the heart of British government at the Houses of Parliament.

You’ll relive the Royal weddings, coronations & funerals at Westminster Abbey, find the home of the Prime Minister at Downing Street and stand in the historic centre of Trafalgar Square.

As you go you’ll walk down the Royal driveway of The Mall, discover St James’s Palace and see many more iconic London sights including the London Eye, Clarence House, St James's Park, The Cenotaph, Horseguards Parade and so much more!

**On Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday this tour will see part (but not all) of the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Subject to ceremony schedule**

PLUS! At the end of the tour receive an exclusive FREE digital London Travel Guide full of discounts, things to do, local tips and more!

IMPORTANT – Please only book a ticket for the adults joining the tour. Children are welcome but please do not book a ticket for them.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Parliament Square, London SW1P 3JX, UK
    Parliament Square, London SW1P 3JX, UK
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    The tour starts at the Winston Churchill statue in Parliament Square. Parliament Square is the main square located between Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the tour begins to check-in with your guide. On arrival please meet your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella. If travelling by London Underground then the closest station is Westminster Station (Jubilee, Circle and District lines).

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Big Ben
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Buckingham Palace
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Westminster Abbey
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Trafalgar Square
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Downing Street
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Palace of Westminster
  • 7
    Outside visit
    St James's Palace
  • 8
    Outside visit
    The Mall
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Horse Guards Parade
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Clarence House
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Admiralty Arch
  • 12
    Outside visit
    St James's Park
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Lancaster House
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Green Park

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Peace 08 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Fantastic storyteller. You will not be disappointed 😊
Alastair 05 Dec 2023

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Rhiannon 02 Dec 2023
Arizona City

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Carolina was great! She picked some great sights for us to see which everyone seemed to have an interest in. Her knowledge and interesting facts made it even more special. Highly recommend.
Carly 02 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Despite it being super cold Carolina was a great guide!
Chloe 24 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Excellent tour. Our guide Mike was awesome. He was so nice and knowledgeable about London and its sights. We even saw the Korean president drive past when he was visiting King Charles!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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