Changing of the Guard walking tour London
Activities

Changing of the Guard walking tour London

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get up close to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - stand in the best spots and get the best photos!
  • 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

There's no tour more British than this one! Get up close and stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring and traditional British events in all its pomp and pageantry.

You'll find out what the Changing of the Guard ceremony is and the history behind it from your knowledgeable local London tour guide who will also take you step-by-step through the ceremony process whilst making sure you are standing in the best positions to get those all important Changing of the Guard photos!

With a small group (maximum 10 people), this walking tour will also give you the chance to learn about some of the key London landmarks and tourist attractions in Westminster including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James's Palace and Pall Mall.

The Changing of the Guard is one of the great British events and one of the best things to do in London and this Changing of the Guard tour will ensure that you see it up close and in the best way possible.

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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
    • Get up close to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
    • Learn about famous London tourist attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.
    • Great photo opportunities at every stop
    • 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
    • Small group sizes
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees
    • Tips (optional)
    Where
    The Ritz London, Piccadilly, London, UK
    Meeting point:
    The tour starts outside The Ritz Hotel on the corner of Piccadilly and Arlington Street. On arrival 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
    • The Changing of the Guard ceremony is run by the British army and can be cancelled at the discretion of the British Army for any reason including due to inclement weather (e.g. rain). This can happen at any time up to the last minute and after the tour has begun. This is entirely outside of the tour operators control. Whilst it is unlikely to happen, in the event the ceremony is cancelled, the group will enjoy an extended tour of Westminster instead.
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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 1 day before the experience begins.

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