Full Day London Private Classic Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

All London’s iconic landmarks, 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites + 2 Tudor Palaces, secret locations and little known gems all packed into one fast-paced day. We hustle it up for you! What’s included? Sites like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, Horse Guards, Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, Marble Arch, Kensington Palace, London Eye, River Thames, Shakespeare Globe, Borough Market, London Bridge, Great Fire Monument, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, British Museum, Abbey Road. Feel at home, shooting off refreshment stops and bespoke requests. Catch the ‘Changing the Guard’ ceremony if your reservation pick-up time is 10am or earlier. Our guides are pros at with theme. Which appeals to you? British Monarchy’s Royal Palaces + UK Parliament/Brexit + Winston Churchill’s Darkest Hour in WW2 + 2,000-year Roman Architecture + Playhouses & Pubs + Hidden and Secret London + Movie Site Locations (such as Harry Potter, 007 James Bond, Sherlock Holmes.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Black Cab Heritage Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Black Cab Heritage Tours

Taking a Tour of London in an iconic London Black Cab is a visitor attraction in itself!

Stop At: Buckingham Palace

Get close up to the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen of England!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Parliament Square

The heart of British democracy.

Stop At: Big Ben

Probably the most famous clock face in the world!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey

A place of Royal marriages and burials - and where every coronation has taken place for 1,000 years.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Westminster

An iconic London landmark which contains the House of Parliament.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Downing Street

The Prime Minister of Great Britain lives at Number 10.

Stop At: Whitehall Palace

The site of the public execution of King Charles 1 in 1649.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Banqueting House

Classic building in the heart of Westminster.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Whitehall

Government buildings on a street which shaped a nation.

Stop At: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall

We shall see the Horse Guard Change of the Queen’s mounted regiment.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Trafalgar Square

The exact centre of London.

Pass By: Nelson's Column

Impressive monument to a national hero - Lord Nelson.

Pass By: St. James's Park

One of 4 Royal Parks in the centre of London.

Pass By: Thames River

The famous old River Thames!

Pass By: London Eye

An instillation to celebrate the new Millennium is now a permanent and popular attraction alongside the River Thames.

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

Magnificent baroque Church the masterpiece built by the great Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Guildhall

One of London’s only Medieval Great Halls.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Guildhall Art Gallery

Some culture - but also a surprising 2,000 year old discovery in the basement.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Bank of England Museum

The country’s gold reserves are secured in this impressive stronghold.

Pass By: Winston Churchill Statue

British World War 2 leader and icon.

Pass By: Mansion House of City of London

Architectural gem and home of the Lord Mayor of London.

Pass By: The Monument to the Great Fire of London

Commemorates a conflagration that destroyed 5/6 of the City in 1666.

Stop At: Leadenhall Market

Victorian market which will appeal to fans of Harry Potter.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Old Spitalfields Market

This neighbourhood is in ‘Jack the Ripper territory’.

Stop At: Tower of London

Fortress and Royal Palace and now the keeper of the Crown Jewels.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tower Bridge

Perhaps the world’s most iconic bridge!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By:

Headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police Force.

Pass By: London Bridge

The first ever crossing of the famous River Thames happened near this spot 2,000 years ago.

Stop At: Borough Market

High quality street food and speciality coffee under one roof.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Replica of William Shakespeare's 17th century open air theatre alongside the River Thames.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Fleet Street

Home of our old newspaper industry and the Demon Barber Sweeney Todd immortalised by Johnny Depp in a Hollywood blockbuster slasher movie.

Stop At: Covent Garden

Fun neighbourhood full of life and exceptionally good street artists.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery

Some of the world's greatest Art - and surprise in store if you are a fan of 007 agent James Bond!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Queen Victoria Memorial

Impressive sculpture in the foreground of Buckingham Palace.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By:

London's equivalent of Times Square!

Pass By: Soho

Vibrant neighbourhood of 'Little Italy' and 'Chinatown'.

Pass By: Statue of Eros (Anteros)

Piccadilly icon which is the heartbeat of London.

Pass By: Regent Street

Key shopping thoroughfare of London.

Pass By: Oxford Street

Home of many of London's flagship department stores.

Pass By: Mayfair

Neighbourhood of the most expensive real estate in London.

Pass By: Bond Street

Designer stores line the street of this well-to-do location.

Pass By: Park Lane

London's swish hotels line this key Mayfair thoroughfare.

Pass By: Marble Arch

London icon - which once sat in front of Buckingham Palace.

Pass By: Hyde Park

Another Royal Park - part of London's 'green lung'.

Stop At: Albert Memorial

Gilded sculpture to commemorate Prince Albert consort to Queen Victoria - for his commitment to London's Great Exhibition of 1851.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Royal Albert Hall

Concert venue of unique and stunning architecture.

Pass By: Knightsbridge

Fashionable district and high class shopping.

Pass By: Harrods

Perhaps the world's most famous department store.

Stop At: St. James's Palace

Henry VIII's Tudor Palace - and place to witness a detachment of troops heading for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Clarence House

London residence of Charles, Prince of Wales - this street was used in the filming of 'The Crown'.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lancaster House

Stately home used in the Downton Abbey drama series.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Spencer House

Stately home of Diana Spencer's ancestors.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. James's

Quintessentially English neighbourhood of posh shops and gentleman's clubs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Changing of the Guard

Every day in summer and 4 times weekly the rest of the year - its pure British pomp and ceremony!

Duration: 25 minutes
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