Kid-Friendly London Tour of Must-See Sites with Downing Street & Exclusive Guide

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  • Private Tour
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  • 3 hr

This private 3-hour outdoor walking tour is especially designed for families with children and will allow you to see some of the most famous attractions in London. With our kid-friendly guide you will discover the beauty of London as you come face to face with such iconic places as Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace (with the Changing of the Guard, weather permitting and if scheduled), The Houses of Parliament, Downing Street and much more besides! As well as walking, you will also experience real London life by using the Tube, the world's oldest underground public transport system. Note: Since you will use public transport make sure you have your Oyster card or Travel card with you! This is an outdoor walking tour where you will see all the attractions from the outside.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: London Tours With Kids

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. James's Park

Your guide will meet you outside St James’s Park Tube Station in the morning and introduce you to two of Greater London's most famous boroughs, the City of Westminster and the City of London. Situated along the River Thames, these boroughs are steeped in history. With the use of visual aids, games, and other activities, a very knowledgeable guide will introduce the kids to the important buildings and iconic symbols of this part of London. This tour has been designed to be both educational and fun!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey

The first stop is Westminster Abbey, the magnificent Gothic abbey church next to the Palace of Westminster and the most important religious building in all of the United Kingdom. This church is where Britain's kings and queens are traditionally crowned and also where they are eventually buried.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben

Next, your guide will take you to see Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster. The Palace of Westminster is home to the two houses of the British Parliament, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Together with Elizabeth Tower, more commonly known as Big Ben after its main bell, it constitutes an iconic landmark of London and the United Kingdom in general, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Downing Street

You will then visit Downing Street, the location of the official residence and offices of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdon at number 10, as well as that of the Chancellor of the Exchequer number 11.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace

Just a short walk away from Downing Street is Buckingham Palace, official London residence and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom. You will know if the Queen is in residence or not by looking at the flag flying above the Palace. If you see the Union Flag, then the Queen is not present. If you see the Royal Standard, she is in residence. On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, the amazing spectacle of the Changing of the Guard can be seen, as long as the weather is fine.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

Finally, you will take the worlds oldest metro system, the London Underground, from the City of Westminster to the City of London, home to the world famous St. Paul's Cathedral, which you will be able to admire from the outside. London was once a Roman settlement which dates back to the 1st Century AD. The City is the site of the most ancient part of Greater London and was originally named Londinium. You will also be able to see sections of the old London Wall, fortifications built by the Romans at the time of the great Roman empire to protect the city from marauders. This is a tour the whole family will enjoy and your guide will be happy to customize the itinerary for you if you wish.

Duration: 30 minutes

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