Private Highlights Tour of London on foot with Qualified 'Blue Badge' Guide

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From $555.15

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: London, London

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Private tour.. Itinerary is flexible and can change on the day if reasonably practicable and mutually agreeable. You and your group will be the only ones on the tour. As a 'Blue Badge' qualified guide, I am permitted to guide within many popular locations, including Tower of London and Westminster Abbey.

What's Included


What's Not Included

(no need to pay for guide's)


Public Transportation fares (no need to pay for Guide's)

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Much of the day will be spent walking and standing around (eg at Guard Change). A reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For purposes of tracing participants who may have been exposed to the Coronavirus while on a tour, Gren Tours has a QR code available which we will ask you to scan when joining a tour. Face coverings are required for tours in Car. Face Coverings recommend
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Tour is on foot/public transport. Vast majority of buses are accessible. Not all underground stations are accessible but tour can be planned around those that are. Most attractions are accessible but parts of some (eg, Tower of London) are not.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Westminster Abbey
TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. Guests can choose to go inside for detailed tour (budget for 1.5 hours) or a walk around the Church for basic information and photos. Founded in the 10th Century, Westminster Abbey, is the venue for Coronations, royal weddings, royal funerals, royal burials and other notable burials such as Charles Dickens, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Tower of London
TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. Guests can choose a detailed tour (budget for 2 - 2.5 hours) or walk around with an overview and photos.

Tower Of London which is a huge castle. Oldest part of the Tower dates from the late 11th Century but most of what you will see was completed by the 14th Century. It has been used as a mint, museum, observatory, a zoo and a place of execution (including 2 of King Henry VIII's wives) and other prisoners too. The Tower is also where you can see the Crown Jewels which are used in the coronation ceremony.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Houses of Parliament
To give its proper name.. the Palace of Westminster. Origins go back to 11th Century and used as a royal residence until 16th Century. First Parliaments met in the Chapel of the palace in the 13th Century and been home to UK's parliament ever since. Present building dates from 19th century. Eastern side of building has clock tower known as Elizabeth Tower which houses 5 bells, the largest being the hour bell known as 'Big Ben'

• Admission Ticket Free

Tower Bridge
TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. Guests can choose to do a detailed visit (budget for 1 hour) but usually this tour stops for overview and photos.

This iconic 'Bascule Bridge' and image of London was completed in 1894. The Bascules raise to allow tall marine vessels into the pool of London on average about 3 times a day.

• Admission Ticket Free

London Bridge
Present Bridge opened in 1973 and is 5th major incarnation. the first London bridge across the River Thames was built by the Romans in early 2nd Century

• Admission Ticket Free

Buckingham Palace
Main London residence of the UK's Monarch since early 19th Century. Interior is open for tours in August and September. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. on this tour we usually have an overview and photos. visit to Buckingham Palace coincides with Changing of Guard (if happening on the day of your tour)

• Admission Ticket Free

Changing of the Guard
Pomp and ceremony. Guard change is not everyday. usually held on Monday Wednesday Friday and Sunday. Weather permitting. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. If Guard change is on, we watch about 15 minutes of the hour long ceremony.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Trafalgar Square
Built to commemorate the Royal Navy's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Significant naval battle which thwarted French Emperor Napoleon's invasion plan of Britain. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. Usually drive by but can stop if guests wish to

• Admission Ticket Free

Downing Street
Number 10 Downing Street. Official residence of the UK's Prime Minister. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE.. usually drive by

• Admission Ticket Free

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
late 20th century reproduction of late 16th theatre part owned by William Shakespeare. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. Guests can take tour (conducted by in-house guides.. budget for 1 hour). Usually stop for overview and photos

• Admission Ticket Free

London Eye
at 135m high, was the world's highest observation wheel when it opened in 2000. one rotation takes about 30 minutes. great views of London, in particular, Parliament, St James Park and Buckingham Palace. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. guests can choose to take a ride on London eye budget for 1 hour by time collect tix etc and doing the ride... Usually just drive by

• Admission Ticket Free

Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall
Originally constructed as a gateway to, the now long gone, Whitehall Palace, Horse guards is now a ceremonial gateway to Buckingham and St James's Palaces. Guarded by the Household Cavalry, with their distinctive uniform. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. usually just drive by.. but can stop for photos

• Admission Ticket Free

St. James's Park
One of 5 central London Royal parks, orginally landscaped in 1600s, re-landscaped in early 19th Century . Has a variety of flowers beds and trees and the lake has assorted wildfowl. TOUR IS FLEXIBLE. If going to see guard change will walk through the park. If no guard change, usually drive by

• Admission Ticket Free


London guided touring
carollT2608UW, 13-08-2022
We just spent 4 action packed days in London, Oxford, Windsor Castle and the COTSWALDS with Glen and had an incredible experience. Glen is very knowledgeable. patient, flexible and fun to spend time with. I highly recommend him if you want to maximize your time and experience when you visit London. We will never forget our time well spent with Glen!
Doug & Carol
Family fun
I8779QVmatthewg, 25-06-2022
My family of 5 had a wonderful time with Glen last week in London. Glen kept us all entertained and informed of all the sights as he guided us. He was very knowledgeable and was able to tailor the tour to my three kids (ages 10, 8, 7) pace. He was patient with them and answered all of their questions. I highly recommend him as a guide.
Greatest way to see London for the first time
SimonB714, 04-03-2020
Glen was a wealth of knowledge. Great way to see a lot and learn the background information as well. Glen was easy going and adaptable to change and what we wanted to do on the fly. I fully recommend that you talk to him. I’d do it again !

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