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3 Hour Guided Private Walking Tour: The Best of London

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Category: Tours, Food & Nightlife
Duration: 3 hours
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Stop At: Big Ben, Parliament Sqaure Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

The famous clock tower of Westminster Palace.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Thames River, London England

Behind Parliament is the River Thames and you'll learn a little of the life it has played in shaping London.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: London Eye, Westminster Bridge Road Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB England

We won't go on it but we'll see it from the river.

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

The Mother of Parliaments. Once a royal palace, it has inspired democratic movements in the France, the USA and around the world. We'll learn of its history and the role it still plays today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3BD England

Parliament Square the the political heart of Westminster. Full of statues of people dedicated to Democracy and Liberty from Winston Churchill to Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela. Surrounded by Parliament, Westminster Abbey and the High Courts.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Whitehall, Government London, London SW1A 2BX England

The broad avenue in Westminster full of beautiful and famous London government buildings.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Cenotaph, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2ET, UK

Our national memorial to the fallen of WW1, WW2 and recent wars.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

The home of the Prime Minister at Number 10.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall, Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX England

The primary ceremonial parade ground is surrounded by beautiful buildings and parks. It must be why the Queen has her birthday celebrations here.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Beautiful Westminster Abbey is where every monarch has been crowned since the times of William the Conqueror almost 1,000 years ago.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

The beautiful old headquarters to the Royal Navy.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

The most famous square in London. Home of fountains, statues, galleries and culture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, London England

Learn the story of Admiral Nelson and the famous lions at the base of his majestic column

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK

Overlooking the fountains and large plaza, The National Gallery is full of paintings on the inside and street performers and art on the outside.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cecil Court, Between Charing Cross Road & St. Martin's Lane, London England

This beautiful old street is full of niche art and cultural shops and the inspiration for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD England

The cultural heart of London with a unique vibe. From Opera to sword jugglers, this is the place to be.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Leicester Square, London England

The beating heart of the West End. Surrounded by cafes and movie-cinemas.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Women of World War II Memorial, Whitehall What3words: Zips.scared.forms, London SW1 England

Learn the story of the women who died during the epic war effort.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS England

New York has Time Square, London has the much older Piccadilly Circus.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

One of many high quality retailers in Piccadilly and one where everyone from The Queen downwards buys their goodies from!

Stop At: Green Park, Piccadilly, London W1J 9EJ England

One of the Royal Parks. It is called Green Park for a particular reason!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Spencer House, 27 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NR England

From Green Park, we will see the London family home of the Spencer family.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Mall, London London SW1 England

The primary Ceremonial road in London. You might recognise it from Royal Weddings and national celebrations.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Buckingham Palace, the home of The Queen.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown, Gerrard Street & Lisle Street, London W1D 6JW England

Chinatown in Soho is a unique mix of old London, Chinese heritage and contemporary culture.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

An ornately beautiful Royal Park with great views of the palace and Westminster. Sometimes used in TV shows such as Downton Abbey.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

On the extended tour, we will see the cathedral for London and learn its fascinating history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Millennium Bridge, Thames Embankment, London SE1 9JE England

Londons newest iconic bridge. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Tate Modern, 53 Bankside, London SE1 9TG England

The largest modern art gallery in the world. (Extended Tour)

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Londons most famous food market, here since Roman times. You can get food from all over the world here... freshly made. Many a tour has come to a halt here :-) I like the dairy free goat ice-cream and also the Ethiopian curry but everyone has their favourites! (Extended Tour)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral, 1 London Bridge Montague Close, London SE1 9DA England

One of the smaller and less famous London cathedrals but beautiful nonetheless. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

The original bridge was built by the Romans and pulled down by the Vikings. A millennia later and this modern bridge still has a tall spike on the end with a gory story to tell. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Globe Theatre, Cardinal Cap Alley, London SE1 9JF, UK

Learn the story behind the famous Globe theatre and all things Shakespeare! (Extended Tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: HMS Belfast, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2JH England

From London Bridge we will see this old Royal Navy Cruiser. (Extended Tour)

Stop At: The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Monument St., London EC3R 8AH England

From out of nowhere, the epic Monument to the Great Fire of London appears. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tower of London, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

Built by William The Conqueror and home to the Crown Jewels and with an active military history up past WW2. We will visit the ominously named Traitors Gate. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

We finish by one of the symbols of London, Tower Bridge and learn a little of its interesting history along the way. (Extended Tour)

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Ye Olde England Tours, London England

This is just one of over 50 tours run and organised by Ye Olde England Tours. Believe it or not the list of places we visit in this tour is not exhaustive. This is the tour for you for your first or only day in London.

Hotel pick-up and drop-off to selected hotels
Private guide
Entry/Admission - The Cenotaph
Entry/Admission - Nelson's Column
Transportation to/from attractions
Entry/Admission - Big Ben
Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
Entry/Admission - Downing Street
Entry/Admission - Westminster Abbey
Entry/Admission - Admiralty Arch
Entry/Admission - The National Gallery
Entry/Admission - Women of World War II Memorial
Entry/Admission - Spencer House
Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
Entry/Admission - Southwark Cathedral
Entry/Admission - The Globe Theatre
Entry/Admission - The Monument to the Great Fire of London
Entry/Admission - Tower of London
Entry/Admission - Tower Bridge


Meeting point
Westminster Station, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any Central London hotel, not just those listed here.


Dec 2019

Great way to orient ourselves to London on our first day. Kevin was a wonderful guide, informative and entertaining.

Nov 2019

Kim and I had a great day with Kevin. We learned so much that we didn't know about London, various sites, Royal Family, etc. Kevin is a walking history book.

Aug 2019

The tour was amazing our guide (Will) really made it. Will knew his history and really made the tour

Jul 2019

Kevin was a fabulous tour guide. He was prompt, knowledgeable and very fun. He taught us so much about his city and we learned many interesting facts and tips. It was a great day and and one that we will remember with fond memories. Thank you Kevin!!

Aug 2018

I had the best tour guide - Kevin. Will definitely recommend him to anyone who is trying to do this trip.

Jul 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our London tour with Kevin. Kevin was extremely knowledgeable and made the day memorable one. We wouldn't change a thing.

Dec 2017

Stephen my guide was just great !

Jul 2017

Stephen the guide was very knowledgeable, friendly, and walked at a good pace for me. He allowed ample time to take pictures, and provided a lot of history about London. I could tell he enjoys his job. He texted me 3 days before to confirm the tour, which I REALLY appreciated. It helped ease my mind to know that the tour was a go. I also liked that the tour started at the hotel, and at the end he pointed me in the right direction to Harrod's, which was perfect timing to enjoy lunch at Harrod's. It's a really good walking tour, so wear comfy shoes, I put on 20,261 steps 8.2 miles that day! Thank you Stephen Ye Olde England Tours!

Apr 2017

This tour gave us the most amazing experience. Stephan made it easy for us and met us at a train station near where we were staying and off we went. We saw everything! Because this is a personal tour you can make some changes to make sure you see what you want to. My husband and I are more interested in seeing the architecture and learning about the history than going into a museum and looking at artifacts i.e. the crown jewels. Stephan is funny, intelligent, extremely knowledgeable and worth every penny or pound. My husband and I have only one regret and that is we wish we would have hired Stephan for an additional day.
Thank you, Stephan we really had a wonderful time and came out of the experience, with a lot more knowledge of London.
Jon and Kelli
Arizona USA

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