Royal London: Private Half Day Highlights with entrance tickets

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  • Private Tour
  • 4 hr

A whirlwind tour of London's most famous castles, palaces and churches with a scenic boat trip. All tickets included.

Itinerary Details

Enjoy a half-day tour, seeing some of London’s best sites, including the Crown Jewels. On your private half day tour of London, you will:

  • Meet your private, Blue Badge guide and enjoy skip-the-line tickets to the Tower of London, of the world’s most important historic castles. 
  • See the magnificent Crown Jewels, which are some of the most important symbols of the Monarchy, and are still used today by the Royal Family. 
  • Experience stunning views of London’s attractions on a scenic cruise, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye. 
  • Exit at Westminster, where you will enjoy a walking tour of several of the most well-known sites in England, including: Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Parliament and Big Ben.
  • Your tour ends in Trafalgar Square, where we recommend you continue your highlights day by visiting the National Gallery, which has one of the world’s great art collections. 
  • Please note: we recommend booking the earliest tour start time to enjoy the shortest crowds of the day at the Crown Jewels. 
Experience the best of London in just four hours with an expert London guide. Your tour will begin at the Tower of London (tickets included) where you will explore this 900-year-old castle. Learn about the kings and queens who lived and died in the Tower, as well as its role as a fortress, prison, zoo, and observatory. The highlight of the tour is viewing the famous Crown Jewels, where your guide will tell you about the many attempts to steal these beautiful diamonds!
After leaving the Tower, travel along the Thames on a river cruise (tickets included) and look at some impressive sights, including Tower Bridge and the London Eye, finally docking in Westminster. Here, you will see the Houses of Parliament - the home of the British government, and the magnificent Big Ben. A short walk on, you will come to the exterior of the beautiful Westminster Abbey, where every English king and queen for the last 1000 years has received their coronation, and where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. 

Amble through the fabulous gardens and sights of St James Park and have the chance to potentially see the Changing of the Guards in front of magnificent Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837. Walk along the Mall and learn curious facts about British kings and queens, who turned the British Empire into the most dominant power on Earth. Your tour finishes in Trafalgar Square, where your guide will show you the best places to spend the rest of your time exploring, dining, and shopping.

Tour duration
4 hours

Type of tour
Including River Cruise

Tickets included
Tower of London Entrance ticket 
River cruise ticket

Other inclusions
  • Food & drink ( not included) 
    Gratuities ( not included)

Suitable for
Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, Intellectually Curious

Attractions along this route:

Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is the home of the Queen. One of London’s most popular attractions, it offers more than meets the eye.

Big Ben
The iconic Victorian clock tower of London, which has become a symbol of the city itself.

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

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.

River Cruise
Motoring along the River Thames is the most picturesque way to travel through London.
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