Small-Group Changing Of The Guard Walking Tour - London

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am, 10:30am
  • Departure Details :
    The Duke of York Column, London
  • Return Details :
    Outside Buckingham Palace
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

See British tradition come to life on this fully-guided Changing of the Guard walking tour that ensures you get the very best views of this spectacular ceremony!  Dont make the same mistake that so many visitors often and understandably make, believing the prime vantage point from where to experience this time-honoured tradition is outside Buckingham Palace. These spectators enthusiasm quickly turns to disappointment when they realise that they have waited for hours only to see the very end of this unique performance, their view often blocked by the throngs of people crowding around them. Instead, follow your guide on a dynamic journey that takes in the entire Changing of the Guard from beginning to end as they expertly navigate the crowds to take you to the best and most photographable viewpoints.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Your guide is an expert on the history of this fascinating ceremony and their knowledge will give you invaluable insight into every detail of this British spectacle. With your own personal headset allowing you to easily follow your guides entertaining commentary, you can fully take in the splendour parading past you. Marvel at the precision with which the Queens Foot Guards march to Buckingham Palace, clad in their iconic red tunics and bearskin hats, or admire the gleaming coats of the Household Cavalrys horses as they emerge at Horse Guards Parade. With a small group of only 15 people or fewer you will be able to move quickly from vantage point to vantage point; your guide pointing out interesting details while you take as many photographs as you want!

Please note: The Changing of the Guard ceremony is subject to changes in date, time and cancellation at the discretion of British authorities. Cancellation due to bad weather is not announced before 11am. Even when cancelled, customers will still see a wet change during which the guards march but without the usual music and parade.

Inclusions

  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Small groups of 15 people or fewer
  • Headsets when appropriate

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The Changing of the Guard ceremony is subject to changes in date, time and cancellation at the discretion of British authorities. Cancellation due to bad weather is not announced before 11am. Even when cancelled, customers will still see a wet change during which the guards march but without the usual music and parade.

Unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance.

Not able to accommodate strollers or baby carriages

Please note weather is very changeable in London, please ensure you have rainproof clothing

This tour involves a reasonable amount of walking.

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions.

Please note that the changing of the guard schedule may change and on different dates we will see either footguards or horseguards