Westminster Walking Tour | Royal London

It is astounding that this small area of Westminster is home to many of London’s most iconic structures, milestones in the history of the city, and testaments to the might and majesty of British royalty, military, and democracy.

And we are going to introduce you to each and every one!

Watch a condensed version of our live tour.

London Walking Tour Video


Join Free Tours by Foot as we travel through 1000 years of British history and introduce you to the characters who have shaped the history and modernity of London.

We’ll see royal palaces, Queens Guard soldiers, picturesque parks, beautiful buildings, and the most famous clock in the world!

Come with us on our flagship tour of beautiful, wonderful, royal Westminster!  We now offer this tour as an anytime GPS enabled audio tour.

Sites and topics we cover on the tour:

Westminster tour change of the guardFor more in-depth information, click on the links above or check out our self-guided Westminster Tour.

**The Changing of the Guard takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.  The schedule is always subject to change, so it’s impossible for us to guarantee that a scheduled changing actually takes place.  For a full and precise schedule, please visit the British Monarchy’s website.

Tour information

Reservations: Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10:00 Click here to reserve.

Where:  Tour begins from outside Green Park Station. Take the exit toward Green Park/Buckingham Palace and meet your guide next to the Diana Huntress Fountain and refreshment stand [Not to be confused with the Diana fountain in Kensington Gardens]. Please use our Google map for directions to the tour.

The tour ends at Parliament Square or Trafalgar Square, depending on the guide.

Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours.

When: Several days a week. View our full tour calendar.  Anytime with our GPS-enabled audio tour.

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for any budget.

Save even more money with a London tourist discount card.

Be sure to check out our other tours in London.

About the author

Stephen is the CEO of Free Tours by Foot and has overseen the transformation of a local walking tour company into a global tour community and traveler’s advice platform. He has personally led thousands of group tours in the US and Europe, and is an expert in trip planning and sightseeing, with a focus on budget travelers.

Stephen has been published and featured in dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Yahoo, Washington.org, and more.