About Westminster Abbey & Changing of the Guard
· Professional Blue Badge
Guide Visit to Westminster Abbey
· Buckingham Palace
· Changing of the Guard
· Nelson's Column
Your Half Day morning tour of London starts with a guided tour of Westminster Abbey. Here, you see impressive monuments to kings, queens, famous scientists, musicians, poets and the Unknown Warrior. At the heart of the Abbey, you will see the Coronation Chair on which our kings and queens have been crowned since 1066, and where many state weddings and funerals have taken place.
As the tour continues your guide will point out many famous icons of London, including Big Ben and the Parliament buildings, Whitehall, Downing Street, the London home of the Prime Minister, and Trafalgar Square where looking up you will see Nelson on his column (202ft high), before visiting Buckingham Palace for the colourful Changing of the Guard ceremony.
Back on our coach we see the exclusive district of Mayfair and Piccadilly Circus, the heart of London’s West End with its theatres, cinemas, nightclubs, restaurants and shops. This tour ends in Trafalgar Square. Approximately 12.30.