Buckingham Palace
Stunning view of the lake in St James Park in London
Horse Guards Arches
Statue of Queen Elizabeth II and George VI
Girl in St James Park

British Royalty Walking Tour: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II with Optional Entrance to Buckingham Palace

New Tour
Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat
10:30 & 13:45

  • Hear captivating stories about Queen Elizabeth II experiences during WWII, assassination attempts, and much more. Stroll through Westminster city and see emblematic sites such as Marlborough House and Clarence House, the Queen’s former home. Learn about her Majesty’s role in the Commonwealth and discover the reasons behind her decision to move to Buckingham Palace.
  • With an English-speaking guide, explore the legacy of one of the most influential women in the world. With our audio headsets and groups limited to 20 guests, you won’t miss a beat. Unveil the city’s decadent monuments one by one on this fascinating journey through royal London.
  • End your tour at Buckingham Palace, if option selected upon booking, where you can take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the State Apartments which are only open for two short months each year. Our Buckingham Palace entrance is pre-booked which means you’ll spend no time in line. 

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Prebooked entry tickets to Buckingham Palace (if option selected)
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
  • Headsets when appropriate, so that you can always hear your guide
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Duke of York Steps
  • The Mall and Horse Guards Road
  • Horse Guards Parade
  • St James’s Park – Diana Memorial Walk and (Silver) Jubilee Walkway
  • George VI and Queen Elizabeth statues
  • Marlborough House
  • Clarence House
  • Buckingham Palace (Interior visit if option selected)

Embark on a commemorative journey through the life of her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II on this small group walking tour accompanied by a Royal London expert!

With our English-speaking guide, you’ll get to hear fascinating stories behind the longest serving British monarch such as her “assassination” attempts, the intrusions into her Royal Residence, and her experiences during WWII. Travel back in time as you learn about her parents, George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, how they influenced her life, and how becoming an heir at 10 changed her outlook on life.

Stroll around Westminster city and see emblematic sites such as the Marlborough House, the headquarters of the Commonwealth of Nations and learn about her Majesty’s role in the Commonwealth. See the Clarence House, the Queen’s home from 1947-1952, and the birthplace of Princess Ann. You’ll discover the reasons behind her decision to move to Buckingham Palace and why this royal residence wasn’t didn’t win her heart at the beginning.

Join us on this fascinating journey through royal London as you unveil the city’s decadent monuments one by one and discover the history and legacy of one of the most influential women in the world: Queen Elizabeth II.

Upgrade your tour and indclude entry tickets to Buckingham Palace

Upgrade your tour by adding a ticket to Buckingham Palace upon booking. With this upgrade, you will enjoy an exclusive entrance escorted by our City Wonders representative. Buckingham Palace is only open to visitors for two months each year, so take advantage of this rare opportunity to get inside. Our pre-booked entrance guarantees you access without waiting in line.

Explore the private residence of the Royals and catch a glimpse of their lavish lifestyle. Tickets to Buckingham Palace are hard to come by, but our pre-booked entrance ensures your access to see the greatest treasures of the Royal Collection. Stroll through the palace's rooms, filled with sparkling decor and magnificent art, and learn about its rich history and traditions with the official audio guide.

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