Immerse yourself in British culture by taking a 2-hour walking tour around London. Learn about the Royal family and visit their favourite stores and locations along the way! If you’re lucky, you might be able to catch the Changing of the Guards ceremony during the tour!
The expert guide will tell you fascinating facts about London and the Royals as you make your way over to St James’ Palace – a significant setting for some of the most important events in Royal history. This palace may not be as famous as Buckingham Palace, but it has been a residence to Kings and Queens for over 300 years until the reign of Queen Victoria.
Buckingham Palace is the official residence of His Majesty, the King and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. During the walking tour, we’ll take you to the iconic Palace where you might see the Changing of the Guard ceremony!
Throughout the tour, you’ll see the city’s most famous landmarks as well as some unusual spots such as Queen Elizabeth’s favourite off-license! Learn uncommon facts along the way and indulge in the history of the Royals!
Changing of the Guard London
The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace takes place in the mornings when The King’s Guards hand over responsibility for protecting Buckingham Palace and St James’ Palace to new guards. The ceremony takes approximately 45-minutes and is a unique experience for visitors. With music and marches, this is a significant Royal tradition that truly captures the essence of British culture.
The schedule of this ceremony depends on the season and weather, so there is no guarantee that you will be able to see the guard change at Buckingham Palace on the day of your tour. If there is no ceremony on your selected tour, the guide will take you to the Horse Guards for a photo stop instead.