London in a Day: Private Walking Tour including the London Eye

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Make the most of your day in London and embark on a full-day private walking tour including the most iconic attractions: the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and a ride in the London Eye.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Travel Curious

This full-day tour is the perfect way to see London's most iconic attractions in a day, making the most of your time in the English capital by the hand of a professional tour guide who will share local stories and the history of the city.

On your full-day walking tour, you will: 

  • Spend a day in London with a Blue Badge tour guide who will share the history behind the most popular landmarks and hidden gems;
  • Get access to the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey and take a ride in the London eye;
  • Visit the Tower of London and see the impressive Crown Jewels, while learning about the Line of Kings and the Royal Family;
  • Stop for lunch at one of the many options in the City of London;
  • Hop aboard a Thames river bus to see some of the best sites from the water, including St Paul’s Cathedral, the Globe Theatre, and Tower Bridge;
  • Explore one of the world’s most famous Gothic cathedrals, Westminster Abbey, and see the place where royal coronations take place;
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the city of Westminster, where you’ll see St James’s PalaceBuckingham Palace, the Horse Guards, the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben;
  • Conclude your tour at the London Eye, where your guide will give you Fast-track tickets to see the city of London from above.
Meet your guide at the Tower of London and explore one of the oldest buildings in the city where some of the greatest events in English history occurred. You will have the opportunity to admire the unmissable and stunning Crown Jewels which are kept here behind extensive security in the aptly-named Jewel House.

On leaving the Tower, travel to Westminster by river bus for a walking tour past some of London’s most famous buildings including St James’s Palace, Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards, the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben

Your full-day tour will continue in Westminster Abbey, London’s royal church, the site of 38 coronations and the venue for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. You will learn about the Coronation ceremony and enjoy the beauty of this 800-year-old treasure. 

After a day in London filled with history, culture and visits to the most iconic landmarks, it's time for a relaxing ride on the London Eye, one of the world's biggest Ferris Wheels for spectacular views across London that you will enjoy with your group.

Please Note: timing of the itinerary, including lunch and Westminster Abbey, are subject to change

Tour duration
8.25 hours 15 minutes

Type of tour
Walking Tour: including a river boat ride from the Tower of London Pier to Westminster Pier

Tickets included
Tower of London admission tickets
  • Westminster Abbey admission tickets
  • London Eye Fast track access tickets 
  • Thames Clipper River Boat tickets

Other inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Food & drink not included 
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
  • Gratuities optional

Suitable for
Family, Friends, History Buffs

Attractions along this route:

Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence for HM Queen Elizabeth II and it's one of London’s most popular attractions.

Big Ben
Renamed "Elizabeth Tower" for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II, the iconic Victorian clock tower of London, has become a symbol of the city itself.

Changing of The King's Guard
The Changing of The King's Guard is one of London's most popular tourist attractions it takes place in front of Buckingham Palace at 10:45 am and it lasts about 45 minutes.

Downing Street
The home of some of the most important members of the British Government, including the Prime Minister himself.

Tower of London
One of England's first Norman castles, as well as its most feared prison and the home of the Crown Jewels.

Trafalgar Square
A beautiful historic square in the heart of London and one of the city's top tourist attractions.

Tower Bridge
London's iconic bridge across the River Thames, with two beautiful Victorian towers.

Westminster Abbey
One of London's oldest and most magnificent churches, with a long-standing connection to the royal family.

London Eye
The London Eye, or the Millennium Wheel, is a huge observation wheel on the banks of the River Thames, that offers spectacular views of the city.

The Mall
London's royal avenue leading from Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace.

St James's Palace
The official home of the sovereign of the United Kingdom, built in Tudor red brick.

The Palace of Westminster
The Palace of Westminster is the political heart of the United Kingdom and the meeting place for the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Thames River Boat
A River Thames Boat Ride is one of the most picturesque ways to travel through London like a Londoner while enjoying amazing views of the most popular landmarks.
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