Changing of the Guard walking tour in London
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Changing of the Guard walking tour in London

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Based on 4 reviews
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£10.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: from 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard
  • Get up close to the guards and get fantastic photos
  • Learn about top London tourist attractions
What to expect

Get up close to the world famous Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Royal guard and, on this London walking tour, you'll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the guards and get fantastic photos!

Throughout the tour your local guide will explain each step of the Changing of the Guard ceremony process as you watch the Royal 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 glorious pomp and pageantry.

You’ll also learn about Royal landmarks including Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace and Clarence House as well as discover the home of British Royalty and Government at Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament.

The Changing of the Guard is one of the most historical and cultural London events and now you can enjoy it up close on one of the best tours in London.

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What's included
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  • check Guided walking tour
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What's not included
  • x_not_included Food and drinks
  • x_not_included Entrance fees
Where

79 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5EA, United Kingdom

Meeting point:
The tour starts at the Victoria Palace Theatre, located opposite Victoria Station. On arrival please look for your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella.
What to remember

Not suitable for:

  • due to crowds, uneven surfaces and unavoidable stairs, this tour is not suitable for those with wheelchairs, walking difficulties or large prams/buggys.

Not allowed:

  • 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 Small Backpacks are welcome and can be brought on the tour

Know in advance:

  • please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts to check-in with your tour guide
  • this tour requires approximately 2-3 miles of walking. Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • this tour will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • the ceremony can be altered at any time at the discretion of the British Army. In the event of bad weather the British Army may decide to do a 'Wet Change' which is a shortened version of the Changing of the Guard ceremony without any music
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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.

What people say about this experience

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  • Jolanda

    From United States of America - February 2024

    Travelled with family

     

    25 - 34 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Wij hadden een fantastische gids, Will, die heel enthousiast vertelde en heel veel extras wist te vertellen.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - February 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    My first experience of a walking tour and I highly recommend! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and captivating. I saw parts of London I never kne ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Rachel was an amazing guide. She was very knowledgeable and keep the tour exciting and interesting.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - May 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Mike was a great tour guide. Very enjoyable. Highly recommend!

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