By So Many To So Few – A Westminster in WW2 Private Walking Tour

Trip Highlights

  • Private Tour

  • Discover the WW2 history of Westminster landmarks

  • Return to the Westminster of the 1940s and discover a city under siege

  • Perfect for adults or kids. In fact, anyone with an interest in the history of WW2 in Britain

Description

Beyond the Churchill War Rooms, this area is filled to the brim with WW2 history so take a trip back to Blitz-era Westminster on a private walking tour. Keep calm and carry on with an expert guide to lead the way.

On September 7th, 1940, Nazi Germany sparked a lightning war on London, dropping bombs across the city and beginning 57 consecutive nights of terror on Britain’s capital. But how did we get there and what was to happen next?

On a private walking tour with an expert guide, discover the grandeur of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Cenotaph, Ministry of War, 10 Downing Street, and Whitehall through the lens of WW2. Learn about the British resolve and the reality of life for millions at that time.

Tour info

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
no limit
Price starts at
180 GBP
Languages
English
Meeting Point

Monument to the RAF on the Victoria Embankment

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Why take this tour?

We recommend purchasing your own tickets to Churchill’s War Rooms to explore as the perfect end to your private tour. Explore strategic bunkers from where Winston Churchill and their cabinet were to conduct their part of WW2- frozen in time and ready to be discovered once again.

Included

  • Private guided tour of Westminster

  • English Speaking local expert guide

Excluded

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drink

  • Entrance Tickets

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Entrance Tickets to Churchill War Rooms

Things to know

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour.
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Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour.
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Availability

This tour is available daily at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM

This tour is available daily at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM

Optional

We highly recommend booking entrance to the Churchill War Rooms for an immersive dive into the use of this sprawling complex during WW2. Your walking tour with us will end at 2:30 PM just outside the entrance.
https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/churchill-war-rooms

  • Adult: £26.35​<...

We highly recommend booking entrance to the Churchill War Rooms for an immersive dive into the use of this sprawling complex during WW2. Your walking tour with us will end at 2:30 PM just outside the entrance.
https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/churchill-war-rooms

  • Adult: £26.35​
  • Child: £13.15​

* Subject to availability

Meeting Place

Meet our guide at The Monument to the RAF on the Victoria Embankment. The nearest underground railway station is Westminster. Follow the signs to “The Embankment” (exit 1) turn left out of the exit and the monument is less than a 1-minute walk.

Meet our guide at The Monument to the RAF on the Victoria Embankment. The nearest underground railway station is Westminster. Follow the signs to “The Embankment” (exit 1) turn left out of the exit and the monument is less than a 1-minute walk.

Customer Reviews

tripadvisor reviews

Robert was excellent. He knew his English/London history and told us many many interesting stories behind these history facts. A very worthwhile tour to understand English history better.

tripadvisor reviews

This tour was a great experience! Richard was extremely personable & did a great job sharing lots of history. It was fun to learn more about London in WW2 & informative background on the historic sites we had seen throughout our trip.

tripadvisor reviews

Awesome experience. Robert was our tour guide and was incredible knowledgeable and entertaining! Would highly recommend

tripadvisor reviews

Myself and my husband did this walking tour. It was absolutely brilliant. Robert our guide was first class, so knowledgeable and such a friendly, nice man, his manner and enthusiasm made it so much fun for us.Such an interesting tour around the London landmarks, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Downing Street etc Loved all the Churchill stories.Highly recommend, thank you Robert for making our trip amazing. Would definitely use this company again.

tripadvisor reviews

Karen did an excellent job conveying information, and flexing with a couple esoteric topic and external police action issues!

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