Changing of the Guard walking tour in London
Activities

Changing of the Guard walking tour in London

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$13.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Stand in an ideal area to see the guards changing
  • Enjoy smaller group sizes for a more premium experience
  • Learn about top London tourist attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament
What to expect

Get up close to one of the best events in London – the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace is the changeover of the Queen's guard and, on this London walking tour, you'll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march alongside the Buckingham Palace guards and get the best Changing of the Guard photos!

Along the way, your local London tour guide will explain each step of the Changing of the Guard ceremony process as you watch the Queen's Foot Guards, the Household Cavalry, and the Regimental Musical Bands march towards Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring and traditional British events in all its pomp and pageantry.

With a small group (maximum 10 people) you'll also learn about key London tourist attractions near Buckingham Palace including St James's Palace and Clarence House as well as visit the heartland of British Royalty and Government in Parliament Square where you'll see and learn about Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.

The Changing of the Guard offers some of the best London sightseeing opportunities, with this London walking tour being one of the must-do sightseeing tours in London.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Interactive tour using photos to bring the stories of London to life
    • Guided walking tour of London
    • Local tips of the best things to see and do in London
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees
    Where

    The Ritz London, Piccadilly, London, UK

    Meeting point:
    The tour starts outside The Ritz Hotel on the corner of Piccadilly and Arlington Street. The address of The Ritz Hotel is: 150 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9BR. If travelling by London Underground then the closest station is Green Park Station (Jubilee, Victoria and Piccadilly lines). Green Park Station is approximately a 2 minute walk to the start point. On arrival please look for your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella.
    What to remember
    • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the tour start time
    • This tour requires approximately 2 miles of walking. Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Due to the amount of walking and standing on the tour, as well as crowds at the Changing of the Guard, this tour is not recommended for travelers with walking difficulties or wheelchairs
    • This tour will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • In the unlikely event that the Changing of the Guard ceremony is cancelled due to bad weather (e.g. rain), the group will enjoy an extended tour of Westminster instead
    • For security reasons, the police request that no suitcases (big or small) be brought to the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Please arrange storage for these prior to joining the tour. Handbags and Backpacks are welcome and can be brought on the tour
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    Provider
    See The Sights Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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