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Whitehall WalkAppBout

Start: Exit 6 (Parliament St) of Westminster tube station

Duration: 2-3 hours

 

WalkAppBout's Whitehall tour takes you through the site of the old Palace of Whitehall, home to the Kings and Queens of England for hundreds of years and scene of many pivotal moments in English history. Some of the things that you will discover on this tour include:

  • Winston Churchill's World War Two bunker 

  • Downing Street, home of the current Prime Minister 

  • the only part of the old Palace still standing and site of the execution of King Charles I 

  • the official entrance to Buckingham Palace 

  • the beginning of optical communications, in the 1700's 

  • the geographic centre of London 

  • Trafalgar Square 

  • the street with the strangest name in London 

  • the oldest wine bar in London