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Napoleonic London: The Ultimate Napoleon 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
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Tour description

The Ultimate Napoleon Tour! 
See and hear the fascinating history of the Napoleonic Wars through this glorious historic walk! We’ll begin with some history of the British Army at Horse Guards with the regiment that captured an Imperial Eagle at Waterloo - then it’s on to Trafalgar Square to discuss the war at sea and four of the great naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars. Then it’s on to Waterloo Place, St.James’s Square, and Green Park, all of which have little-known connections to Napoleon. Then we’ll head to Hyde Park Corner to see the triumphal arch built for the Duke of Wellington, his equestrian statue, and his centrally placed London mansion. Then you’ll have the opportunity to continue on your own into Apsley House (which happens to have a 3.5 meter tall Napoleon statue) and/or the Wellington Arch museum. 

  • Horse Guards
  • The Admiralty
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Waterloo Place
  • East India Club
  • Napoleon III House
  • The Armoury
  • Green Park
  • Wellington Arch
  • Statue of Wellington
  • Apsley House 


Led by Napoleonic Wars historian Darrell Rivers.

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  • Meeting point:
    66 Horse Guards Ave, Whitehall, Londo...
    66 Horse Guards Ave, Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, UK
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    - We’ll be meeting on Horse Guards Parade outside the Household Cavalry Museum in front of the statue of Lord Wolseley. - Look for the tall, historically dressed gentleman with the umbrella

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Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
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Accepts reservations up to 12 people.
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Minimum of attendees
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Free cancellation
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