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Royal London, Palaces Parks and Parliment- Free Walking Tour
Hi, I’m Richard, I have been a tour guide in London for nearly 20 years and still find something new in this amazing city almost every day. I have a real passion for travel and have been fortunate to have visited fascinating destinations all over The World However, something always draws me back to London like a magnet. It’s a unique blend of history and tradition whilst remaining a thoroughly modern vibrant city on the cutting edge of everything new and exciting that there is to offer. I am massively passionate about London and Londoners and hope that my tours can ignite the same in the visitors that I have the pleasure of showing MY City.
An introduction to a British institution, showcasing the good, the bad and the ugly of the British Royal family and the majesty of the royal palaces.
This tour will take you to no less than 5 Royal Palaces including Buckingham Palace itself, as well as some of London and The planets most iconic and important landmarks such as Westminster Abbey, “Big Ben” 10 Downing Street and even get up close and personal with the Kings official guards.
Hear the REAL story of the Six Wives of Henry VIII, see where King Charles III’s magnificent and historic Coronation ceremony took place, hear how Kings and Queens lost their heads and how an assignation attempt on the King was foiled and why it’s still celebrated to this day.
On this FREE (Pay what you like) tour I will take you to the hot spots and delve a little deeper into some of the history of the British monarchy and try and give a sense of the wider impact and it’s place in modern day Britain.
PLUS! this tour will take you to see the mounted regiments of The Household Cavalry. “The Horseguards” and get that iconic London photo with a mounted guard in full regalia.
Starting in Trafalgar Square this fully guided tour in English will take in
- Westminster Abbey
- “Big Ben”
- Buckingham Palace
- St James’s Palace
- The Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)
- Clarence House
- Downing Street
- Horseguards Parade
- Mounted Solider photo op
- St James Park
- Green Park
- And much much more…
Our guide Richard was informative, entertaining and ensured we all had a good time and we had time to take photos - a great experience from start to finish!”
“The walking tour was the highlight for me though. Richard was an exceptional tour guide, he went above and beyond to introduce me to London and was very knowledgable.”
These are just a couple of reviews from just a few of the thousands of happy visitors to London that I have had the pleasure of guiding over the past 20 years. But don’t just take their word for it join me yourselves on this 2 hour walking tour of some of The Worlds most famous places.
📃THE BASICS📃- What you need to know! (And the boring legal bit)
📍The Tour Starts at the statue of George VI on horseback in Trafalgar Square, (Nearest Station Charing Cross or Leicester Square) I will be wearing a grey cap and carrying a small backpack.
📍The tour ends at Westminster station, ideal for underground links to Kensington, Tower Hill, Waterloo and Victoria
The route is flat on either paved roads or for some sections on a gravel path/courtyard. The route is suitable for those with reduced mobility, A comfortable pair of shoes or trainers is sufficient, no need for any specific footwear, although it is advised against wearing high heels (sorry Gentleman!!!)
🐕🦺The tour is suitable for dogs but they MUST be kept on a lead at all times.
🥤🥪Please note that there are some Toilet facilities and refreshments on this tour but they are limited and charge a small fee to use them. You may eat and drink on the tour (please no alcohol) please be responsible and take any rubbish with you until you can find a bin. Smoking and vaping is forbidden on this tour for the comfort of all participants. We reserve the right to not allow or remove any person who I believe is acting inappropriately or under the influence of alcohol or other substances.
👉💉Just for the record I am fully vaccinated against Covid as per the current Uk government recommendations, hold a current first aid certificate from the British Red Cross (valid until January 2024) plus advanced DBS (child and vulnerable peoples) certification.
👉During this tour we will come across many wild birds such as Swans, Geese pelicans and other water fowl as well as horses and other animals. I ask all visitors to exercise caution when around these animals please do not feed them as they may bite. We advise that all participants are responsible for their own safety at all times. And follow and instructions given by either myself a police officer or anyone else in a position of authority.
🎒Please take basic precautions with your personal belongings as pickpockets may operate in this area. All participants are responsible for any personal possessions. Either the guide or Guru walks does not accept any liability for any personal injury or damage or loss of property
📩 If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via the tour guru website
I look forward to welcoming you to London
⌚Total tour time Approx 2hrs
Meeting point: George VI statue Trafalgar Square (Nearest Station Charing Cross or Leicester Square)
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Trafalgar Sq, London WC2N 5DN, UKTrafalgar Sq, London WC2N 5DN, UK
I will be wearing Grey cap and carrying a small backpack
1Outside visitBuckingham Palace
2Outside visitHorse Guards Parade
3Outside visitWestminster Abbey
4Outside visitThe Mall
5Outside visitst james 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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