Free tour

Historic London Westminster Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
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

Tour Historic Westminster

The Premier Historical Tour led by Historian and Presenter Darrell Rivers - This walking tour around historic Westminster in the heart of London brings us through the entire span of British history from the Medieval Era to the Present day. We'll go by Parliament, see the cavalry troopers at Horse Guards,  walk down the historic Mall, and end outside Buckingham Palace. Along the way we'll see statues, important buildings, and hidden history. This is the premiere historical tour for those interested in British history. Led by British-American historian Darrell Rivers.

- Parliament & Big Ben
- Parliament Square
- Whitehall
- Horse Guards Parade
- The Mall & St. James's Park 
- Waterloo Place
- St. James's Palace
- Buckingham Palace

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    GV2F+53H London, UK
    GV2F+53H London, UK
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    - Starting at the statue of Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square. - Look for the Victorian gentleman with the umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Parliament Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Palace of Westminster
  • 3
    Outside visit
    New Palace Yard
  • 4
    Outside visit
    The Cenotaph
  • 5
    Outside visit
    10 Downing Street
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Banqueting House
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Horse Guards
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Horse Guards Parade
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Admiralty House
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Duke of York Monument
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Waterloo Place
  • 12
    Outside visit
    King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Memorial
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Marlborough House
  • 14
    Outside visit
    St James’s Palace
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Clarence House
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Buckingham Palace

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).

Tour opinions

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Maggie 04 Jun 2024
San Francisco

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Amazing guide and tour! Super knowledgeable and had amazing facts. He was able to answer just about every question we had and we learned so much about not only history but also just British life, politics, and customs in general. He also brought a printed sheet with him that included portraits of a lot of the individuals he talked about, and places and things we were going to see as well as a walking map. Overall would highly recommend this tour if you get the chance!
Monica 03 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, we were well informed of historical events, dates, names etc etc He had a good sense of humour and made out your so enjoyable. We were not rushed and he was more than happy to answer all our questions, we’ve have done a lot of tours in many countries and our guide yesterday was up there with some of the best. Great experience.
Catherine 30 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Very informative, highly recommend
Mary 30 Apr 2024

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Darell explained took his time to explain things, so that we could understand although our english level is poor... We learnt à lot about the british kings. Thank you Darell
Gilles 30 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
It was really really good! Darrell gives good info and the sight ware worth it!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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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