Changing of the Guard & Buckingham Palace

53 reviews

1.5 hours

Max 10

Why take this tour?


  • Experience two separate Changing of the Guard ceremonies (one with horses!) from four different vantage points.
  • Explore royal London in a small group of just 10 guests maximum—a much smaller group size than most other Changing of the Guard tours—for a more pleasant experience.
  • 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
  • Buckingham Palace
  • St James's Palace
  • St James's Park
  • Clarence House
  • The Mall
  • Horse Guards Parade
  • Wellington Barracks
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking 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: 53

Verified Ratings
4.6 /5
based on 40 Walks’ customer ratings
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Latest reviews
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
Our tour guide, Sue, was terrific. We liked the variety of the tour and how we moved around from place to place to follow the changing of the guard ceremony.
Verified · Elizabeth · Jul 09, 2023 · Female · 35 to 44 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
At the top of the steps of the Victoria Memorial, in front of Buckingham Palace. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time

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