Tour of Westminster Abbey inside, then a walk in St James’s Park to see either preparation for the Changing of the Guard near Buckingham Palace or the Changing of the Horseguards. A walk around the area viewing other buildings near Buckingham Palace. These included Clarence House (home of Prince Charles), Whitehall, Downing Street (home of the Prime Minister), Parliament Square with Big Ben (partly covered in scaffolding), the Houses of Parliament, the statues in Parliament Square (Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and more), the Supreme Court, Westminster Bridge and river views including The London Eye.
Entry fees and any transport costs to be paid by the client in addition to Guide fee.
A walk in this intellectual area of London known as Bloomsbury or mid town. See the 18th century squares with attractive houses and public gardens. Hear about the Literary set that frequented this area - Victorian novelist Charles Dickens, writer Virginia Woolf, artist Vanessa Bell to name a few. See statues, gardens and narrow lanes and visit one of the Inns of Court and hear about the legal system. Combine the walk with a guided tour of the highlights of the British Museum - see the Rosetta Stone, The Parthenon Marbles, Egyptian monuments and the popular Egyptian Mummies and much more.
Free entry to British Museum
So much history in this the oldest area of London founded by the Romans around AD 50 and burnt down in the Great Fire of London 1666 but rebuilt after the fire. See the rebuilt churches designed by the genius architect Sir Christopher Wren, the ancient lanes where the coffee houses started and which became the venues for the foundations of financial institutions, visit the attractive Victorian Market area Leadenhall Market made famous in the Harry Potter films where Harry and Hagrid go to buy Harry’s wand. Be amazed by the juxtaposition of the old and the new buildings and get a magnificent view of the Dome of St Paul’s Cathedral from the roof of a nearby building.
Combine this walk with a visit to St Paul’s Cathedral to view the monuments and the stunning painted dome and even climb the steps to the whispering Gallery.
Entry fees to be paid by the client.