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Wartime London small group tour

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    Pass By: Whitehall, Government London, London SW1A 2BX England

    Pass through Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph- the site of Britain’s national war memorial.

    Pass By: Parliament Square, London England

    Pass through Parliament Square en-route to Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt at Grosvenor Square and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris at St. Clement Danes Church, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph - the site of Britain’s national war memorial.

    Pass By: Victoria Embankment, London England

    Pass by Embankment and see the Battle of Britain Memorial. It was unveiled on 18 September 2005, the 65th anniversary of the Battle, by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

    The core of the monument is a number of scenes, not just of the Battle of Britain itself, but also related topics of both military and ordinary life at that time.


    Stop At: Aldwych Tube Station, Surrey Street, London England

    Take a short walk from the Waldorf Hotel to the now disused Strand Station, a former air-raid shelter.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: St. James' Square, London SW1Y 4JU England

    See the building where ‘Operation Overlord’ wad planned, including the Allied landings on D-Day – the largest air, naval and land operation in history.

    Pass By: Park Lane, London England

    Pass by Park Lane to see the Animals in War Memorial. The memorial was designed by English sculptor David Backhouse to commemorate the countless animals that have served and died under British military command throughout history. It was unveiled by Princess Anne in 2004.

    Stop At: Grosvenor Square, London England

    Take a short guided walk around Grosvenor Square. See Eisenhower HQ, the old American Embassy, the Roosevelt Statue and the Eagle Squadrons Memorial.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Departure Point
    The Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar House, 17-19 Cockspur St, St. James's, London SW1Y 5BL, UK
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • See Downing Street, where Neville Chamberlain famously broadcast the British declaration of war on Germany
    • See where Sir Winston Churchill delivered his VE Day speech to a jubilant British crowd
    • Compare wartime photos of key landmarks with their modern-day appearance
    • Listen to original news broadcasts from the day as though you are witnessing history
    • Feel the atmosphere of the 1940's with a vintage musical soundtrack
    • Compare images of key locations in the Blitz with their modern-day alternative
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Admissions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 8.45am at the Original London Visitor Centre. Please wait just inside the door on the left hand side.
    • 9.00am. We are unfortunately unable to wait for late comers and there is no opportunity to join the tour at a later point.
    • The tour will end at approximately 12.00pm (noon) at the Original London Visitor Centre (traffic dependent)
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I have had the oppurtinity by Evan Evans to experience this tour last week. Phil, our tour guide was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and made it very enjoyable. For those who interestend in the I-II World War.. I can just highly recommend it! Many thanks to Phil and Evan
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    My wife and I had the privilege of experiencing the WWII wartime London tour guides by Andrew Jackson. Andy was an excellent, knowledgeable and pleasant guide whom I highly recommend...look forward to our next tour with you Andy!
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