• Essential London
    Walking Tour

  • Essential London
    Walking Tour

Essential London Walking Tour with River Thames Cruise

Essential London Walking Tour with River Thames Cruise

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Essential London Walking Tour with River Thames Cruise

Starting with an unforgetable boat ride down the Thames from London Bridge, this tour really allows us to focus on both the breathtaking architecture and fascinating history of Westminster.

From the hustle surrounding The Houses of Parliament to the peace and tranquility of the Smith Square Conservation Area, allow your guide to tell you a story that has not only changed our City, but the World. You will be told of some of the most important and colourful characters from our History, for William The Conquerer to Winston Churchill. Spend three and a half hours with us and walk away knowing more than most native Londoners.

  • Approximately 3.5 hours
  • City Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • River Thames Boat Ride
  • Adults €53.03
    Children (ages 5-15) €47.14
    Infant/Kid (ages 0-4) €0.00
  • This tour meets directly outside the riverside entrance to Southwark Cathedral on Montague Close. The closest underground station is London Bridge (Jubilee, Northern lines).

  • English
  • 15
    • We will be on our feet the majority of the 3.5 hour tour. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
    • Our tours run rain or shine. We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
    • If you are interested in joining both our morning and afternoon tours, save 20% by booking our London in a Day Walking Tour!
  • Approximately 3.5 hours
  • City Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • River Thames Boat Ride
  • Adults €53.03
    Children (ages 5-15) €47.14
    Infant/Kid (ages 0-4) €0.00
  • This tour meets directly outside the riverside entrance to Southwark Cathedral on Montague Close. The closest underground station is London Bridge (Jubilee, Northern lines).

  • English
  • 15
    • We will be on our feet the majority of the 3.5 hour tour. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
    • Our tours run rain or shine. We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
    • If you are interested in joining both our morning and afternoon tours, save 20% by booking our London in a Day Walking Tour!
  • Approximately 3.5 hours
  • City Tour
  • Normal
  • Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • River Thames Boat Ride
  • Adults €53.03
    Children (ages 5-15) €47.14
    Infant/Kid (ages 0-4) €0.00
  • This tour meets directly outside the riverside entrance to Southwark Cathedral on Montague Close. The closest underground station is London Bridge (Jubilee, Northern lines).

  • English
  • 15
    • We will be on our feet the majority of the 3.5 hour tour. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
    • Our tours run rain or shine. We encourage guests to consult the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
    • If you are interested in joining both our morning and afternoon tours, save 20% by booking our London in a Day Walking Tour!

Tour Highlights

  • River Thames Boat Cruise
  • London Bridge
  • London Eye
  • Horseguards Parade
  • Downing Street
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Smith Square Conservation area
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Churchill War Rooms

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required?

    Yes, reservations are required for this tour.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We are happy to offer full refunds if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We cannot offer refunds for tours cancelled less than 72 hours in advance. If you miss the tour for any reason, we'll gladly reschedule you on another available tour anytime for up to a year. If you can't make it, please let us know so we can open your spot to other guests.

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This tour meets directly outside the riverside entrance to Southwark Cathedral on Montague Close. The closest underground station is London Bridge (Jubilee, Northern lines).

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests, or catching them up after the fact.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your weather policy?

    All tours run rain or shine.

  • Expand/Collapse Do we stop for lunch?

    This tour includes a 15 minute break for coffee or tea, cost not included. Please eat lunch prior to your tour. 

  • Expand/Collapse Where does the tour end?

    This tour concludes near the Churchill War Rooms. 

  • Expand/Collapse Do we go inside the museums and monuments?

    Unfortunately, 3.5 hours does not allow us ample time to enter any of the sites that we see on our this tour.  This tour is designed to enjoy the city from a broad perspective and come away with a greater understanding of its history.

    This tour does include a boat cruise on the River Thames.

    After the tour, your guide will be happy to share information in regards to museum opening times and the best way to see them.

  • Expand/Collapse Will we be able to take photos?

    Yes, of course!

  • Expand/Collapse Is there a space to store bags or luggage?

    No, we do not go to our office on this tour, therefore do not bring any luggage or large bags with you.

    Many hotels provide complimentary luggage check, and some train stations include luggage storage services. 

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    Absolutely! We host loads of families and we're a great family activity. Please keep in mind the duration and pace of the walking tour when deciding if it is suitable for your child. We are on our feet the majority of the 3.5 hours. 

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