Skip the Line Westminster Abbey & Guard Change Tour

69 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Start your morning with skip-the-line access at Westminster Abbey, beating the crowds to the Coronation Chair and the most famous tombs.
  • Experience two separate Changing of the Guard ceremonies (one with horses!) from four different vantage points.
  • Check out London's most famous royal sites, including Buckingham Palace, St. James’s Palace and Clarence House.
  • Learn more about the British royals and the instantly recognizable guards that protect them with insights from your local guide.
  • Sites Visited
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Buckingham Palace
  • St James's Palace
  • St James's Park
  • Clarence House
  • The Mall
  • Horse Guards Parade
  • Wellington Barracks
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip-the-line Westminster Abbey tickets
  • Licensed Blue Badge guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour

Witness two Changing of the Guard ceremonies from special vantage points on an insider's tour.

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Total Customer Reviews: 69

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4.7 /5
based on 56 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
Our guide was terrific. The only issue I had was when the Mounted police officer came forward and stopped right in front of me when we were about to witness the changing of the guard. I couldn't see any part until the very end when the Officer moved further up the line.
Verified · Jill · Oct 19, 2023 · USA · Female
Anne was an incredible tour guide. Super personable and she did everything to accommodate us and we were able to see all the change of guard in multiple places!
Verified · Nayelli · Oct 07, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Polly was an excellent guide, she had good knowledge of the subject, could answer our questions and provided an enjoyable tour
Verified · Stephanie · Aug 21, 2023 · Australia · Female · 45 to 54 years
Our tour guide, Anna was fantastic. Absolutely incredible with knowledge and putting us in the best place to be. Kudos to her.
Viator customer · Jul 15, 2023
Our guide was extremely informative and very funny. We learned a great deal and also made some nice friends during the tour.
Viator customer · Jul 10, 2023

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
We'll meet in front of the Millicent Garrett Fawcett statue on Parliament Square. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time

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