London FREE walking tour - Westminster and beyond

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, French
Guru: Alexis
Quality Verified Registered on April 17, 2023

Londoner by heart and adoption, I have traveled a lot. A writer and actor, and also local guide who started my London life by doing food & drink tours in the world's most exciting 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

Are you on holiday or on a short business trip in London? Do you want to learn, laugh and jump into a free adventure into London's past, present and future, with an experienced tour guide ? 

You are in the right place! 

On the road to Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, I will do my best to explain to you why Samuel Johnson (not Boris!) once wrote : 

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of Life, for there is in London all that life can afford”. 

So come in and discover 2000 years of History in less than 2 hours: 

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Houses of Parliament
  • "Big Ben"
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column
  • Horse Guards Parade
  • Wellington Arch 
  • St Martin's In The Field
  • National Gallery
  • RAF Bomber Command Memorial
  • The Commonwealth Gates
  • St James' Palace
  • The Mall and Pall Mall
  • Crimean War/Nightingale Memorial
  • Waterloo Place
  • 10 Downing Street
  • Churchill War Rooms

On Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday the 10 am tour will see and hear the horse guard and the army band march by us for the Changing of the Guard ceremony (Unless canceled due to rain.)


What you will have : 

  • funny anecdotes and stories about London and the UK ;
  • Ideas for restaurants, pubs and hidden gems in London;
  • An introduction to Cockney Rhyming Slang!
  • A quick chat with Royal Squirrels and  Pelicans;

What you will NOT have : 

  • A 2 hours university lecture ; 
  • Unicorns; 
  • A private meeting with Charles III. 

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  • Meeting point:
    No. 1, 7 The Piazza, London WC2E 8HB, UK
    No. 1, 7 The Piazza, London WC2E 8HB, UK
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    I will be between the Apple Store and the restaurant "La Durée", in Covent Garden, with a Red umbrella

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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Mary 03 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
Learned so much and enjoyed every minute. Thank you Alexis!!
Gayathri 01 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jun 2023
We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Alexis. He was fun and had a wealth of knowledge. His accent and pace of talking was easy to follow. The tour felt relaxed - yet we managed to cover all the important points of interest. I would highly recommend him if you are like us and wish to cover most of London's attractions within a short duration.
Albert 06 Jun 2023

Alexis was professional, clear and absolutely charming. We had the chance to see some changing of the guards for the first time in our life, and my sons will remember this for a long time !
Jesuran 05 Jun 2023

Alexis was our tour guide and he was fantastic !very knowledgeable and was able to show us key areas of London! Always left time for photos too! 100% recommend!
Adrien 05 Jun 2023

Alexis was so great and so funny! We had an incredible tour through Westminster for 2.5 hours and enjoyed the city while learning about its history. I highly recommend him as a guide and GuruWalk tours in general!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying 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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