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London Westminster Highlights and National Gallery Tour for Kids and Families

London
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Category: Tours
Duration: 3 hours
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Westminster, Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA England

This fantastic three-hour walking tour combines a sightseeing stroll around the City of Westminster, in order to see some of London's most famous and iconic landmarks, with a visit to one of the world's most prestigious art galleries. The tour will be led by an expert guide with vast experience leading tours for families with children, and the kids, as well as yourselves, will be kept thoroughly entertained throughout an enthralling three hours.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

You will see, from the outside, the Houses of Parliament, the home of British democracy. Together with Elizabeth Tower, better known as Big Ben after its main bell, it constitutes one of the most iconic landmarks in all of the UK, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

The next stop on your itinerary will allow you to admire (from the outside) Westminster Abbey. It is a hugely impressive example of Gothic architecture and one of the most important churches in the country. It is the venue for the coronations of British monarchs. and also where their funerals are held.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

You will head to Buckingham Palace, the official London residence and administrative headquarters of the British monarch.
A truly iconic location to begin your sightseeing walk, and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Here you will be able to witness the amazing spectacle of the Changing of the Guard, if scheduled and weather permitting of course.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. James's Park, Horse Guards Road The Storeyard, London SW1A 2BJ England

You will round off your tour with a relaxing stroll through the idyllic greenery of St. James's Park. One of the main features of the park is its lake with two islands, West Island and Duck Island. The latter is so-called due to the lakes collection of waterfowl, and you might even catch a glimpse of a resident colony of pelicans. The park also has a children's play area, and is the ideal place to conclude an unforgettable tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Then you will walk to Trafalgar Square, one of the most famous squares in the UK. Your highly qualified expert guide will point out and tell the story behind all the square's main attractions, including Nelson's Column, and its impressive fountains and statues. Trafalgar Square is also home to the National Gallery, which constitutes the second part of this tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN England

The National Gallery houses some of the most valuable works of art in Europe by some of the world's greatest artists, including Botticelli, Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, Degas, Cézanne, Monet, Van Gogh and many more besides.
Its collection spans seven centuries and more than 2,300 paintings, dating from the late medieval period right up to the French Impressionists.
Such a wealth of masterpieces all under one roof could be a little daunting if you're not really sure of what you are looking at. Your expert guide will make sure that both you and your children remain focused and engaged throughout the tour, so you can fully appreciate the beauty of the art on display.
The perfect conclusion to an incredible tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
Private Tour
Kid-friendly guide
Private guide
Professional guide
Entry/Admission - National Gallery
Public transport tickets/cards
Food and drinks
Hotel pick up and drop off

Location

Meeting point
Caffè Nero, Unit B, Portcullis House 1-2, Bridge St, Westminster, London SW1A 2JH, UK
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