Royal London - a private tour

Discover Royal London, the home of the British Monarchy

  • Discover stories of historic royal events
  • Take in the iconic London sights with Royal connections
  • Qualified guide

Explore medieval to modern day. Your private Royal London walking tour covers two royal palaces, historic buildings and areas that still host the pageantry, ceremony and day-to-day life of the modern Royal Family. 

See and hear what most tourists miss including a usurped queen, the elite sport of falconry and erotic furniture. This private Royal London tour covers two royal palaces, scandal and regicide and is the perfect opportunity to get to know the Royal family and their predecessors and discusses the changing role of the monarch through the ages. 

Admire London's oldest Royal Park which was created for Henry VIII for the sport of deer hunting and a once famous duelling venue before becoming James I built a menagerie and mulberry garden.

Pass the historic courts of St James’s Palace built for Henry VIII and hear stories of notable events in English history. See Clarence House now home to the Prince of Wales and once home to Queen Elizabeth II before moving on past Lancaster House, commissioned in 1825 by the ‘grand old’ Duke of York and now managed by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

End your tour at Buckingham Palace, the Monarch’s official London residence we will describe the history and life of the Palace.  

Start: Charing Cross Station | End: Buckingham Palace

Duration: 90 mins | Step-free access: yes

Suitable for all age groups.

Private tour price:

£135 includes up to and including 12 people. £160 13 - 30 people

Max group size: 30

Additional guides available for larger groups.

Royal London tour reviews:

“Really enjoyable and informative walk with friendly and knowledgeable guide Hazel. Learned fascinating facts that made it very worthwhile."

"I have done a few of Hazel's walks: Wonders of Whitehall, Oliver Twist and Victorian Soho and Covent Garden. They are a fantastic way of learning more about the city, bring history to life and finding hidden gems that you wouldn't otherwise notice or appreciate." 

"Hazel is very friendly and has a great knowledge of London and is clearly passionate about what she does. I've enjoyed the tours so much that I am taking my parents on the Royal London walk when they visit."

"So interesting. Well organised and very informative. We took the back roads so it was refreshingly quiet. Will definitely book another tour. Fabulous way to spend an afternoon." Anon

"What a brilliant and entertaining way to spend a summer's evening in London! Think you know your English royal history? Think again. Hazel has a wealth of knowledge of facts and places that will surprise you.Put this guided walk on your to do list this year, you'll go home with a smile on your face." Anon

“Royal Frolics” Great short guided tour with loads packed into an hour, with a warm, witty and informed guide. You'll learn enough to impress your friends and to want to come back for more.

Other private tours you may be interested in:

Wonders of Whitehalla great walk to introduce you to London, featuring many of the city's major sights with their history and major events which moulded the country. 

Heretics and Horrors - The City of London has a bloody past which we will be exploring on this walking tour.  

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