London in a Day: Tower of London Tour, Westminster Abbey & River Cruise

327 reviews

8 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • See all of London's top attractions in a single day with an expertly crafted itinerary.
  • Step inside Westminster Abbey, home to the Coronation Chair and the final resting places of some of the UK's greatest scientists, writers, monarchs and more.
  • Enjoy a beautiful Thames River cruise complete with fun and informative commentary from the crew as you sail past scenic vistas.
  • Skip the line into the Tower of London for a comprehensive tour of the imposing palace-turned-prison, and marvel at the magnificence of the Crown Jewels.
  • Sites Visited
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Tower of London & Crown Jewels
  • Tower Bridge (exterior)
  • Buckingham Palace (exterior)
  • St James Palace (exterior)
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Houses of Parliament (exterior)
  • River Tames
  • Big Ben (view)
  • London Eye (view)
  • St Paul's Cathedral (view)
  • The Shard (view)
  • The Gherkin (view)h
  • Tour Includes
  • Skip the line ticket for Westminster Abbey
  • Skip the line ticket for Tower of London
  • Thames river cruise
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Headset

See all of London's highlights in just one day on this in-depth tour covering more ground than any other.

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Total Customer Reviews: 327

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We enjoyed very much this tour. Our guide was Matt, and he made us love London. Thank you!!
Verified · David · Sep 17, 2023 · USA · Male · 35 to 44 years
Loved all the venues and the information given by our tour guide made the experience so much better than it would have been if I went alone
Verified · Rebecca · Sep 15, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
We had an amazing day on our Walks Tour of London. Our guide Amber was superb and made the whole experience so much more interesting and enjoyable. Couldn’t recommend Amber highly enough. Fantastic day !
Verified · Anthony · Sep 14, 2023 · New Zealand · Male · 45 to 54 years
Walking tour was great. Our guide Julia was very knowledgeable in history of London. We were group of 20, but Julia did great job keeping us moving nice pace. If you thinking of using this tour group feel good your getting the right company
Verified · Barnetta · Sep 12, 2023 · USA · Female · 65 to 74 years
The walking tour of London was fantastic. Getting a personal tour of Westminster Abby and Tower of London was.perfect. Our guide Geoffrey was great.
Verified · Kevin · Aug 29, 2023 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point
Parliament Square (Sir Winston Churchill Statue), Westminster, London, SW1P 3JX. 

Meet at the statue of Churchill on the northeast corner. Churchill is located closest to the intersection of Great George Street and Parliament Square. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign. 

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Is the Guard Change ceremony happening the day of my tour?
Please note there is no Changing of the Guard ceremony on Tuesdays. It may also be subject to cancellation at any time it's scheduled to happen during the week. In this event, you will get to see the Horse Guards Parade (an arguably more impressive ceremony!) and the Ceremony of the Word at the Tower of London.
Can I take pictures in Westminster Abbey?
No. You are not allowed to take any photos while inside the Abbey. If you want a picture of the interior, you have to buy a postcard in the gift shop.
Can I take a bag into Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London?
Yes, but only small bags. Please note that for security reasons your bags will also be checked before you enter. Here is a list of prohibited items: Sharp items e.g. knives (including Swiss army knives) scissors, cutlery and screwdrivers Paint spray Padlocks, chains and climbing gear Items that make a noise (e.g. whistles) Banners, placards and flags Liquids that are not in sealable containers

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