Semi-private Churchills War Rooms and WWII Westminster walking tour

Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK, London, United Kingdom
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Overview
Duration
2h 30min
Languages
English
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Roll back the clock as you discover wartime London with the help of an expert guide. Stroll around the capital and hear all about the significance of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and more before entering the Churchill War Museum.Kick off your tour on the streets of Westminster with your expert guide at your side to give you an insight into the history of some of London's most iconic sites like 10 Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Then it's onto the Cenotaph, originally constructed as a memorial to the First World War, now the national monument to all fallen British soldiers. You'll also encounter the statue of Sir Winston Churchill and the monument to women in World War II.Then it's onto the Churchill War Museum where you'll enjoy a guided tour of the war rooms that have been left untouched since 1945. These are the original wartime bunkers that offered shelter to Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his government during World War II. You'll step into an underground complex of rooms that once quivered with heavy shelling as well as around-the-clock strategies and secrets that cracked the enemy's communications and mapped the army's movements. Your guide will leave you at the Churchill Museum as you continue your visit, listening in on the top-secret conversations between Churchill and President Roosevelt in the Transatlantic Telephone Room.

What to remember

Important info

  • This tour has a maximum of 10 participants per tour
  • Unfortunately, this tour can not accommodate guests in wheelchairs or with any disability requiring special assistance
  • This is a physically challenging tour that involves a considerable amount of walking and stairs. For this reason, this tour is not recommend for customers with health conditions. Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Timings and itineraries are respected where possible, however, due to issues beyond the tour provider's control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions
  • The tour provider reserves the right to refuse participation on its tours to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behavior is disorderly, or poses a threat to other guests or staff
  • Strollers or baby carriages are not permitted on this tour
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What's included
included-item
Expert, English-speaking tour guide. Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Churchill War Rooms. Headsets where appropriate
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What's not included
excluded-items
Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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Highlights
Discover Churchill's war rooms and bunker, left untouched since 1945. Channel your inner spy and experience WWII from an inside operative's point of view. Visit iconic London sites such as 10 Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey amongst others. Enjoy a more exclusive visit to the War Rooms without the crowds. Explore the capital's key historical sites on a tailor-made walking tour with your expert guide
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
City Wonders
Meeting Point

Please meet your group outside Westminster Tube. Follow the signs for Exit 2 Victoria Embankment and then take the stairs up to street level to Victoria Embankment. The group will be meeting at the top of the stairs behind the statue of Boadicea on a chariot.