Highlights of London Walking Tour with English Tea
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- See London's most iconic locations on an afternoon walking tour
- Take in sights such as Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, and Whitehall
- Enjoy traditional afternoon English tea at an exclusive luxury hotel
Begin at Trafalgar Square, home to the National Gallery and Nelson’s Column, before proceeding down Whitehall, the center of Her Majesty’s Government. This world-famous street is lined with government departments and ministries, including the old Palace of Whitehall, which burned down in the 17th century, leaving just the Banqueting Hall standing.
You’ll also see the Horse Guards, wearing their plumed silver helmets and mounted on their magnificent steeds.
Pass by Downing Street, home to the British Prime Minister, before arriving at Parliament Square, where you’ll have spectacular views of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
After learning about the Palace of Westminster, home to the British Parliament, you’ll continue on to Westminster Abbey, the site of royal coronations and weddings, including the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton in 2011.
Wind down the afternoon with a sumptuous traditional English tea. Enjoy scones with jam and clotted cream, a selection of sandwiches and cakes, and of course a pot of fresh tea, all served on fine china in the ambience of a luxury London hotel.
- Guided walking tour of the City of Westminster
- Expert English-speaking tour guide
- Small groups of 25 people or fewer
- Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide
- Traditional afternoon tea at a luxury hotel
- Hotel pick-up/drop off
The meeting point is by the Duke of York Column at Waterloo Place, 9 Carlton Terrace, London SW1Y 5AJ. This is the tall column with the statue on top. Arriving by tube: Take the tube to Piccadilly Circus and then take exit 3 onto Regent Street/St. James. Walk south down Regent Street towards St. James Park (do not walk north towards Oxford Street). Waterloo Place is at the end of Regent Street. You will see the tall column with the statue on top. You can also arrive via Charing Cross Station. Walking down the Mall towards Buckingham Palace, you will see the statue on your right at the top of some steps. GPS coordinates: 51.5063159, -0.1317662000000155
• Regrettably, this tour cannot accommodate guests with wheelchairs or impairments requiring special assistance, or strollers or baby carriages.
• This is a reasonably challenging tour that involves some walking. For this reason, the tour is not recommended for anyone with health issues.
• Guests are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
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