• Duration: 2,5 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Get up close to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! The Changing of the Guard is the changeover of the Queen's guard and, on this London walking tour, you'll stand in the best spots to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, march next to the Buckingham Palace guards and get the best Changing of the Guard photos!

Along the way your local tour guide will explain the Changing of the Guard process as you watch the Queen's Foot Guards, the Household Cavalry and the Regimental Musical Bands march towards Buckingham Palace in one of the most inspiring British events in all its pomp and pageantry.

With a small group, you'll also learn about landmarks including St James's Palace and Clarence House, and visit the heartland of British Royalty and Government to learn about Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament.

The Changing of the Guard offers the best London sightseeing opportunities, with this walking tour being one of the must-do sightseeing tours in London.


Changing of the Guard

Buckingham Palace

St James's Palace

Pall Mall

Wellington Barracks

Parliament Square

Big Ben

Westminster Abbey

Houses of Parliament

Clarence House

Lancaster House

What's included

  • Guided walking tour of the Changing of the Guard ceremony
  • Get up close to the guards and get fantastic photos!
  • Guided tour to see London attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace & Westminster Abbey

What's excluded

  • Entrance Tickets - This tour does not enter any of the landmarks/attractions.
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food & Drink

Important information

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour begins to check-in with your guide
  • In the unlikely event that the Changing of the Guard ceremony is cancelled due to bad weather (e.g. rain), the tour will see a 'Wet Change' instead (ceremony without music).
  • For security reasons, the police request that no suitcases (big or small) be brought to the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Please arrange storage for these prior to joining the tour. Handbags and Backpacks are welcome and can be brought on the tour.
  • Due to crowds as well as uneven surfaces and unavoidable stairs, this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs or those with walking difficulties.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure



Guided Language

  • English


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