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Ultimate Changing of the Guard Experience

Approximately 1.5 hours

From €22

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Overview

Immerse yourself in the pomp and circumstance of Royal London on this special tour that lets you see not one, but two Changing of the Guards with an expert guide. Watching from special vantage points, you’ll see the Changing of the Guard and Horse Guards and learn all about the military traditions that have made them so famous. Then head across St. James’s park to see Buckingham Palace and Clarence House, the home of Prince Charles.

Tour Details

What’s Included
  • Two Changing the Guard ceremonies from special vantage points
  • Live Guide

Good to Know

  • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
  • The Changing of the Guard ceremony does not take place every day and is dependent on weather. On days the ceremony is not taking place, we will watch the Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard (Horse Guards Parade)
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory.

Highlights

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1St. James’s Park
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2Buckingham Palace (exterior)
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3Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
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4Changing of the Guard at Horse Guards Parade
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5Westminster Abbey (exterior)
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6Houses of Parliament (exterior)
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7Live Guide

Meeting Point

This tour meets at the top of the steps of the Victoria Memorial (golden statue), in front of Buckingham Palace. The closest underground station is St. James’s Park (Circle, District lines) or Green Park Station (Jubilee, Piccadilly, and Victoria lines).

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Check our Fat Tire Tours general FAQs or get in touch.

General Tour Questions

Where is the tour meeting point?

This tour meets at the top of the steps of the Victoria Memorial (golden statue), in front of Buckingham Palace. The closest underground station is St. James’s Park (Circle, District lines) or Green Park Station (Jubilee, Piccadilly, and Victoria lines).

Is this tour appropriate for children?

Yes!  This is a great experience for kids.

Does this tour run in all weathers?

Although we will run our tours in all weathers, unfortunately The British Army do not have the same policy and in bad weather the ceremony may be cancelled at short notice. In these rare cases, you will still get a tour of the main sites, and will see the Horse Guard change.

How many people will be in my group?

This tour operates with a maximum group size of 15 guests.

Other Questions

What does 'Fat Tire Tours Approved' mean?

We’ve been perfecting our tours since 1999, and we are always looking for new ways to improve our tour menu for our guests. We are committed to expanding the activities offered during your stay in Barcelona to make for an unforgettable experience. So for all of the experiences that we aren’t able to deliver on our own, we’ve hand-selected the best local providers to offer a wide-range of unique and fun activities for our guests.

With anything Fat Tire Tours Approved, you still receive our spectacular customer service ready to assist you in any way we can, 24/7, as well as the guarantee that we have hand selected the best possible partners to supplement our tour menu.

Are reservations required?

Yes, reservations are required for all tours.

How long before my tour should I arrive?

The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.

What is your cancellation policy?

Activities including tickets or special entrances, such as this one, may only be rescheduled for free up to 72 hours in advance. These activities are also only refundable more than 72 hours in advance of the activity start time. Within 72 hours, we will only be able to issue a partial refund or future credit.

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