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Fascinating Private Walking Tour of St James' & Mayfair with a qualified guide

London
| 180 to 210 minutes

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours, Food & Nightlife
Duration: 180 to 210 minutes
Description
Itinerary
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Pass By: Mayfair, London England

Full of fascinating historical buildings and lovely parks and squares

Pass By: Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER England

One of London's most sophisticated department stores and where picnic hampers were created!

Pass By: Burlington Arcade, 51 Piccadilly, London W1J 0QJ England

Created by George Cavendish so his wife and her aristocratic friends would have somewhere to shop in privacy away from the prying eyes of the beggars.

Pass By: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House Piccadilly Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD England

Dating back to the 1700s, its summer exhibition is a firm favourite within London's 'Society' events.

Pass By: Berkeley Square Gardens, London W1J 5AR England

The most famous Square in London

Pass By: Mount Street Gardens, S Audley St, London England

An oasis of peace and tranquillity in the centre of London

Pass By: Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QU England

A leafy retreat nowadays but it used to be the centre of Mayfair's red light district where the aristocrats of old, with too much time and money on their hands, went for their entertainment.

Pass By: Green Park, Piccadilly, London W1J 9EJ England

Green Park where your guide will introduce the royal dynasties which form the backbone of St James' development

Pass By: St. James's Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS England

Built by Henry VIII on the site of a woman's leper colony

Pass By: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Weekday home of the Queen and the focal point of Royal celebrations

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

A lovely area of London to walk through

Pass By: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall, Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX England

A gigantic sandpit used for beach volleyball during the 2012 London Olympics

Pass By: St. James' Square, London SW1Y 4JU England

Built by Henry Jermyn as a reward for his loyalty to Charles II during the English Civil War.

Pass By: Jermyn Street, London England

Pass by some of the most ancient shops in London, some of which started life as market stalls but how different they are now!

Inclusions
A fun and experienced professional, local guide, accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding and the University of Westminster. Sandy is a member of the City of Westminster Guide Lecturer's Association.
Food and drinks
Food sampling
Gratuities - optional
Transportation to/from the start and end points of the walk

Location

Meeting point
The Ritz London, 150 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9BR, UK
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