Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour

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See 30+ of the best London sightseeing spots on the ultimate London walking tour! On this exciting London walking tour you'll start in the City of London and explore 2000 years of history with famous London sights including: Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, Monument, Leadenhall Market, Royal Exchange, London Bridge, The Shard, City Hall & more. After a quick lunch stop (own expense) you’ll then take a journey on the famous London Underground to visit Westminster and see even more of the best London sightseeing spots including: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Downing Street, St James’s Palace, Clarence House, The Mall & more. Led by a local London tour guide, the tour uses photos to bring the stories of London to life in a relaxed atmosphere (no boring lectures!) allowing everyone to participate in the tour with questions, trivia, great photo opportunities and a lot of fun!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: See The Sights Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City of London

Start your tour in the City of London and discover how London came to be and why a Roman arrival 2000 years ago changed the course of the land forever.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

Discover St Paul's Cathedral and one of the most beautiful buildings in London. You'll find out the history behind this magnificent cathedral, the story of London's greatest architect and the significant British events that have taken place within it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mansion House of City of London

Learn about Mansion House, the Lord Mayor and former uses of one of London's most iconic houses.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Get up close to the Bank of England and find out why the Scottish and French are responsible for it, what makes their bank notes different and how to access a gold vault worth £200 billion inside!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Exchange Building London

Stand in front of the Royal Exchange and discover how it was transformed from the main financial hub of London into one of finest luxury shopping and dining outlets in the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

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See the Lloyds Building and discover what makes it a unique part of London's skyline

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Leadenhall Market

Enter the most beautiful market in London and discover how this 14th century market originated, how it's changed over time and who made it's beautiful roof. Plus find out what links it to Harry Potter!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sky Garden

See the Sky Garden and its relation to a walkie-talkie!

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: The Monument to the Great Fire of London

Learn the story of the Great Fire of London and how it devastated the city. You'll find out what caused the fire, who was responsible and the unique way that the fire was extinguised.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Thames River

See London's iconic River Thames and take great photographs alongside it with many of London's most famous attractions in view.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: London Bridge

See the famous London Bridge and discover why it kept falling down!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: HMS Belfast

Discover the incredible history of the most iconic British warship!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Shard

Get incredible photos of The Shard - the UK's tallest building!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: City Hall

Get great photos of City Hall - home of the London Assembly and built by one of the 21st centuries greatest architects!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tower Bridge

Get amazing photos of the iconic Tower Bridge and discover why it was needed, how it was built and the famous family responsible for its construction.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tower of London

Get up close to the Tower of London and the most historic landmark in London. You'll find out how it is used as the home of the Crown Jewels, stories of imprisonment and executions whilst discovering the purpose of Beefeaters and Ravens along with how to be a guard for the Queen!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: London Wall

Touch the real London Wall - built by the Romans over 2000 years ago!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Westminster

After a short tube ride you'll arrive in Westminster and discover how this 'new' part of London came to be and the influence of King Edward the Confessor.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Westminster Abbey

See the magnificent Westminster Abbey and the home of Royal weddings, Royal funerals and Royal coronations! You'll find out about the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Princess Diana's funeral and the process behind the Queen's coronation!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament

Discover the Houses of Parliament and find out how it was previously the home of the Royal Family, how the British Parliamentary system works and why Guy Fawkes tried to destroy it in 1605!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Big Ben

See the worlds most famous clock and discover why it was built, who Ben really is and the unique purpose it has for troubled politicians!

Duration: 10 minutes

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See The Cenotaph - dedicated to Britain's respected and fallen war heroes.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Downing Street

See Downing Street, home of the Prime Minister and discover why the Prime Minister does not have the biggest house, who else lives on the street, the 'secrets of number 10' and why an individual called Larry is the streets only permanent resident.

Duration: 10 minutes

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See Scotland Yard - the home of the Metropolitan Police and find our why they are affectionately known as 'Bobbies'

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: London Eye

See the London Eye and one of the most famous landmarks in the world!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall

See Horseguards Parade and the home of the Household Division of the British Army. Plus, subject to availability, get your photo taken with the Queen's horse guards and her famous horses!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square

Visit the iconic Trafalgar Square and discover why it was built and its links to Big Ben. You'll also learn about Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, Edwin Landseer's famous lions and the unique reasons that the square has been used for over the years.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Admiralty Arch

See the Admiralty Arch which links The Mall and Buckingham Palace to the rest of London.

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Walk down The Mall - the Royal driveway to the Royal palaces!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Park

See St James's Park - owned by the Royal Family and discover why it was uniquely used by King Henry VIII, James I and Charles II.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Palace

See this historic Royal palace and find out which notorious King built the Palace, the Royal Family member who lives inside it today and the significant role it has in the death of the King's and Queen's of England!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Clarence House

See this 19th Century building and the home of many members of the Royal Family! Discover which famous London architect built the house, when the Queen chose to live inside and how it was the former residence of both Prince William and Prince Harry!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lancaster House

Discover Lancaster House and find out which former Royal Family member it was built for and why Queen Victoria thought it was better than Buckingham Palace!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace

Finish the tour by getting up close and discovering the most famous of all the British Royal Palaces! You'll discover how many rooms are inside, see the Royal balcony, learn how to do a 'Royal Wave' and what happened when a man broke into the Queen's bedroom! Plus you'll be able to see if The King is home!

Duration: 20 minutes
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