Private London in WW2 and Churchill War Rooms Entrance

Visit the epicentre of British democracy where decisions were made and plans were laid to repel a German invasion as bombs rained down on London in the Blitz.

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Duration: 3 Hours
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Language: English

Tour Highlights

  • Private Tour
  • Keep calm and carry on for this walking tour of Westminster in WW2 with a passionate local guide
  • See world famous sights such as Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Downing Street and Whitehall and find out how they tied into this war and beyond
  • Enjoy hassle-free entrance to the world-famous bunkers known as Churchill’s War Rooms
  • Engaging for all age groups

Description

It’s time to go back to the 1940s. Big Ben no longer sounds. Air raid sirens are the norm. German bombing raids come under cover of darkness. The population lives with rations and restrictions. Many Brits lay down their lives in Europe and beyond.

With your local expert guide, you will keep calm and carry on, learning about the British resolve and getting the inside scoop on the truth behind Westminster in wartime on this walking tour past important monuments like the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Cenotaph, Ministry of War, 10 Downing Street and Whitehall.

After your Westminster private walking tour experience, bid your new found friend and guide a fond farewell to descend into the War Rooms. At your own pace, discover the miles of strategic bunkers where Winston Churchill and his cabinet were to conduct their part in WW2. This unforgettable location is frozen in time and ready to be discovered once again.

Places You’ll See

Monument to the RAF
Westminster Abbey
Churchill War Rooms
  • Private guided tour of the city of Westminster
  • Entrance tickets to Churchill War Rooms
  • Audio guide in the War Rooms
  • English Speaking local expert guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food & drink
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Meeting point

Boudiccan Rebellion, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2JH London

Important information

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher.
  • Though the ground is mostly flat, we cover quite a lot of it so please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.
  • There is no large luggage allowed into the Churchill War Rooms

Customer Reviews

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Avarage reviews: 4.3

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Trip Advisor
This was the best tour we did during our trip London. Our guide Nathan had so much knowledge of all the areas we visit and we could listed to him for hours. Really good value, could not recommend highly enough!
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Viator
We loved it. The tour guide, Francis, was very nice and got us to the right places at the right time. He talked about the history of the monarchy and some stories about the experiences he’s had with the royal family. The change of the guards was really cool and interesting to see. The overal experience was great. :)
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Trip Advisor
I live seeing the marging bands from up close. Realy could see the whole happing.Francis gave a lovely tour.
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Viator
In mid December my family and I went on a changing of the guard tour with Francis. He was an amazing guide with exceptional knowledge and ensured we got the best view of everything. The tour was enjoyable and we’re all so glad we went!
  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher.
  • The tour starts at 9:30 AM on Sunday and 10:15 AM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • The experience will end outside Buckingham Palace at around 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.
  • We tend to move pretty fast to keep up with the guards, so please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.
  • We will not stand at the forecourt of Buckingham Palace as, due to crowds, you see very little and the experience would be ten times less fun. We want to get you as close as possible with the opportunity to take some amazing snapshots.
  • It is at the discretion of the British Army to change or cancel the Ceremony. The announcement will not be made until after 10:30 AM so come rain or shine, the Urban Saunters Changing of the Guard experience will go ahead. If the full ceremony is canceled, there will still be the chance to see the guards marching, just without the music.

Meet our guide by The Boudiccan Rebellion Statue outside Westminster Station, Exit 2. Please follow the signs for Exit 2 Victoria Embankment, and then take the stairs up to street level to Victoria Embankment. The group will be meeting at the top of the stairs next to The Boudiccan Rebellion Statue

Things to know

From £250

Language: English
Duration: 3 Hours
Travel: Walking tour
Type: Private Tours

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