Wartime London small group tour
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- 3 hr
Wartime London is an emotive and unique tour exclusive to Evan Evans. Step back in time and see how the Blitz shaped modern London using an exclusive photo brochure. See evidence of bomb damage on buildings today, surviving signs for life-saving air raid shelters, and the monuments dedicated to our wartime heroes. With radio news broadcasts, sound effects & period music you will uncover an incredible period of history. • Exclusive: Free souvenir photo brochure for each guest • See shrapnel damage still visible on buildings today • Hear original radio news and sound effects • Discover how the Blitz shaped modern London • Feel the atmosphere of the 1940s with a vintage music soundtrack • Small group - a maximum of 16 guests
Operated by: Evan Evans Tours
Pass By: Whitehall
Pass through Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph- the site of Britain’s national war memorial.
Pass By: Parliament Square
Pass through Parliament Square en-route to Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt at Grosvenor Square and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris at St. Clement Danes Church, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph - the site of Britain’s national war memorial.
Pass By: Victoria Embankment
Pass by Embankment and see the Battle of Britain Memorial. It was unveiled on 18 September 2005, the 65th anniversary of the Battle, by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. The core of the monument is a number of scenes, not just of the Battle of Britain itself, but also related topics of both military and ordinary life at that time.
Stop At: Aldwych Tube Station
Take a short walk from the Waldorf Hotel to the now disused Strand Station, a former air-raid shelter.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: St. James' Square
See the building where ‘Operation Overlord’ wad planned, including the Allied landings on D-Day – the largest air, naval and land operation in history.
Pass By: Park Lane
Pass by Park Lane to see the Animals in War Memorial. The memorial was designed by English sculptor David Backhouse to commemorate the countless animals that have served and died under British military command throughout history. It was unveiled by Princess Anne in 2004.
Stop At: Grosvenor Square
Take a short guided walk around Grosvenor Square. See Eisenhower HQ, the old American Embassy, the Roosevelt Statue and the Eagle Squadrons Memorial.
Duration: 15 minutes