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Victoria Street at Parliament Square, Westminster, London, United Kingdom

The Basics

Explore the region on an immersive walking tour, or combine your visit with other highlights, taking advantage of bike, bus, or private tours to cover several attractions in one day. Discover Westminster’s movie locations on a Sherlock, James Bond, or Harry Potter-themed excursion, or tour an iconic landmark, such as Buckingham Palace. Alternatively, Thames cruises and photography tours can help you capture scenic views of the area.

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Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
star-4.5
$71.33 per adult
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Amazing
Rob was our guide for the Churchill war rooms tour & he was amazing! So knowledgeable about all things Churchill. Highly recommend this tour.
Allyson, Aug 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in London

star-5
Witty, knowledgable guide who took us off the beaten path.
Lewis_B, Aug 2022
Westminster Walking Tour & Westminster Abbey Entry
Well done, Christopher. After spending a good few days exploring Westminster through various means, we were expecting "a lot of the same" for this tour. We were wrong...we ventured off the beaten path, got some great stories dating back hundreds of years, and learned plenty of new great Westminster facts. The sites/sights are outstanding, everything I'd imagined over the last 30+ years. Great experience!
star-4
Churchill war rooms
Maria_S, Aug 2022
Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
Interesting to go back in time and see Churchill war headquarters. My grand son enjoyed to see the guards on the horses. But a lot of walk and I expected to see Westminster which we didn’t.
star-5
London with the Fam!
Cortney_H, Jul 2022
London for Kids with Changing of the Guard, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London
Wow! We had the best day with Lucy our tour guide. It was a full day and a lot of walking and sightseeing, but we were so entertained, we barely noticed. We are a family of 5 and our youngest is 9. We toured Westminster Abbey, we watched part of the changing of guards ceremony and toured the Tower of London. Lucy not only gave us a tour of these amazing places she made it fun and she answered all our crazy questions. I would absolutely recommend this tour!
star-5
Tour of Westminster and Tower Bridge
Helen_J, Apr 2022
Explore Tower Bridge & Westminster Walking Tour
Our tour guide was very informative in sharing his history knowledge with plenty of humour. Was a great experience. My nearly 10 year old also thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated all he'd learnt on our tour of Westminster. The Tower Bridge experience was a delightful surprise, as we weren't aware of what would be made available and the amount there was for us to see!! We thoroughly enjoyed.
star-5
History Comes Alive!
Lori_M, Aug 2022
Westminster Walking Tour & London Eye Ticket
Our guide for the tour, Jason, made history come alive with thorough explanations and insights. His passion for the sights we saw was evident and his stories helped us to understand what we were seeing. He knew the perfect spots to stand to see the changing of the guards and was happy to take pictures of all on the tour for us.
star-5
Hitting the Highlights!
Jennifer_C, Aug 2022
Westminster Walking Tour & Westminster Abbey Entry
While you can't possibly see ALL of historic London in one day this tour will do a great job trying.
star-5
Terrific tour and museum visit
Michael_S, Aug 2022
Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
Wonderful guide (Brandon) with great insights along the way. Clever and thorough - highly recommend. The Churchill War Rooms and museum are terrific. Riveting!
star-5
London Walked
David_O, Jul 2022
Westminster Walking Tour & Westminster Abbey Entry
Clint, our guide, made our tour so memorable. He is an amazing fountain of information! No question goes unanswered. His tour is perfectly structured from start to finish and finishes at Westminster Abbey. Though tour guides are no part of your trip inside the Abbey, Clint handed us tickets for entry and directed us as to where to go. All very convenient. His wit and sense of history and humor make the tour fly by in no time. My wife and I enjoyed it tremendously and highly recommend!
star-5
Great tour of the heart of London
EllisK, Aug 2022
Westminster 3 Hour Walking Tour & Visit Churchill War Rooms
Our tour guide was excellent. Her diction and clarity were outstanding. The tour took us to more unexpected sights than we thought we would see. Memorable historic sights. Monuments. The changing of the guard. St. James park. The Central Park East Avenue of London. Homes of the rich and famous. Government buildings. Trafalgar Circus where we saw the celebration of the Women’s Football World Cup. A great tour
star-5
Christopher (not Chris) was a Great Guide
Kathy_H, Jul 2022
Westminster 3 Hour Walking Tour & Visit Churchill War Rooms
This was an interesting tour & the guide was great (Christopher). It would be better if a few more sights were included to make it feel we'd seen more of the places noted on the tour details.
star-5
Fun and interesting
Kathryn_K, Jul 2022
Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
Fantastic tour of Westminster with a focus on Churchill and other interesting tidbits. David was a top notch guide.
star-5
The stories Richard...
Robert_P, Jul 2022
Historical London Walking Tour in Westminster & Churchill War Rooms Entry
The stories Richard shared that we would never have learned about on our own. The stories about Westminster Abbey and Churchill were very interesting.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • A visit to Westminster is a must for history fans, or anyone looking for classic London views.

  • As many of the landmarks are government or royal buildings, expect airport-style security checks upon entering.

  • Most of Westminster’s attractions are wheelchair-accessible, though some of the old buildings do have areas of restricted access to wheelchair users.

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How to Get There

Westminster has its own Underground station, providing easy access to most of the district’s attractions. St. James’s Park is also nearby, while Victoria and Charing Cross main stations are a 20-minute walk away. Many local and hop-on hop-off buses also serve the area.

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When to Get There

Westminster is striking at any time of year, but Westminster Abbey’s Christmas carol services provide a particularly lovely soundtrack to your sightseeing. The district is one of London’s major attractions, so avoid the crowds by setting out early or visiting late in the day.

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London Heritage Sites

The Westminster district is home to roughly 1,100 nationally listed landmarks, while the Palace of Westminster itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kew’s Royal Botanic Gardens, the Tower of London, and Maritime Greenwich are also recognized by UNESCO for their cultural importance, and all provide fascinating insight into British national heritage.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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