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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Rosa 23 Feb 2024
New York

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Darrell is extremely knowledgeable and full of sense of humor. Really enjoyed the tour. Thank you Darrell!
Mira 19 Nov 2023
San Jose

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Darrell gave us an amazing tour of the Houses of Parliament and surroundings. Even though it rained upon us just a little, we haven't even noticed. The information and the way Darrell presented it was fun, entertaining, educational. He is one of those rare guides, that has more than enough knowledge and passionate at what he does and it shined thorough the walk we had. Thank you!
Stanislas 09 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
The visit with Darrell was very pleasant. We got to see the essentials of London and his stories were great. Would recommend!! Ps: Loved the anecdote about the German dog 😉
Daniel 20 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Darrell is extremely knowledgeable. A lot to learn for me having lived in London for several years, and great for my friend visiting London for first time also. This tour has a strong emphasis on the history of British government and monarchy. Would recommend!
Justyna 19 Oct 2023

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Travelled in family - Oct 2023
It was an amazing experience! Darrell is a very knowledgable person. He not only knows the history, but also curiosities about the Royal Family. I strongly recommend walks with Darrell.
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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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