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Royal Coronation Historic Walking Tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Darrell
Quality Verified Registered on March 23, 2023

Darrell Rivers is a British-American historian with an incredible breadth of knowledge, particularly around London. He works as a historical advisor for TV & film and a consultant for various historical projects around the world. He specialises in the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, and the American Civil War. He is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Kentucky Colonel.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • 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

Sword & Crown

A walking tour for the Coronation! We'll discuss the history of coronations and walk the route the King will take from the Palace to Westminster Abbey, seeing the important sites, soldiers, and statues along the way. Then we'll go into Westminster Abbey and see the sacred location where Kings and Queens have been anointed for more than 900 years!



- Buckingham Palace Gates
- The Mall
- Horse Guards Parade
- Westminster Abbey

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  • Meeting point:
    GV25+MG, London SW1A 1AA, UK
    GV25+MG, London SW1A 1AA, UK
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    I will be in a suit with my umbrella standing on the steps of the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, facing the Palace. We'll meet by the statue of Industry, which has a man with a hammer standing next to a lion.

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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Ross 06 May 2023
Cape Town

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Darrell is a larger than life character whose knowledge is phenomenal. He went out of his way to make our tour was pitched perfectly for us. It was a highlight of our Coronation visit.
Fiona 26 Apr 2023
Belfast

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Travelled alone - Apr 2023
I enjoyed the informative walking tour with Darrell. He is very knowledgeable and kept us entertained with lots of quirky facts.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 12 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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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