War Memorials of London Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in London

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There are thousands of statues and memorials in London, this tour takes a closer look at some of the best and most thought provoking war memorials in Central London.From the Duke of Wellington and then the Crimean War in the 19th century through the World Wars and other conflicts of the 20th century and right up to the modern day actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.  This private 3 hour tour visits some of the most remarkable war memorials in London.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Battle of Britain Monument, London, EnglandWe will see the marvellous monument to the pilots of the RAF which is itself in the midst of many other memorials.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Ministry of DefenceWe will explore the statues around the Ministry of Defence, largely but not exclusively dealing with the World Wars and other 20th century conflicts.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Royal Tank Regiment Memorial StatueWe will visit this superb statue in the heart of Whitehall and the nearby Gurkha memorial too.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Women of World War II Memorial, London, EnglandLearn the meaning behind this imposing monument to the women of WW2.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: The CenotaphOur primary memorial to the fallen from all conflicts since WW1.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Trafalgar Square, London, EnglandSee the beautiful Trafalgar Square and learn all about the famous monuments that dominate the skyline.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Horse Guards ParadeWe will visit this famous parade ground and the memorials all around.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Guard's Division Memorial, London, EnglandThe memorial to the Household Division of WW1Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Nelson's Column, London, EnglandThe monument to our most famous naval hero.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Canada Memorial, London, EnglandRemembering the brave Canadians who served their country.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Duke of York ColumnThis less visited column is the Army equivalent to the nearby Nelsons ColumnDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Crimean War Memorial, London, EnglandThe imposing memorial to the Crimean War is important for more than one reason. Nearby are memorials relating to the RAF and Florence Nightingale.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Wellington Arch, London, EnglandSee this wonderful Ceremonial Arch with the statues sat atop to celebrate the great victory at the Battle of Waterloo and find out the secret history about why it is here too.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Machine Gun Corps Memorial, London, EnglandMemorial to the brave Machine Gun Corps.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: The Memorial Gates, London, EnglandThe memorial to the fallen from the Commonwealth nations.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Bomber Command Memorial, London, EnglandA truly beautiful and awe-inspiring memorial to Bomber Command.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Duke of Wellington Statue, London, EnglandSat in front of his magnificent palace, the Duke of Wellington sat astride his mount.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Australian War Memorial, London, EnglandA memorial to the brave Australians who served their country.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: New Zealand Memorial, London, EnglandThe monument to remember the brave New Zealanders who served their country,Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Royal Artillery Memorial, London, EnglandPerhaps the most mournful memorial in London, the death and suffering of the WW1 Western Front is overwhelming.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Animals in War Memorial, London, EnglandThis touching memorial is dedicated to those brave and suffering creatures who had no choice but to give their lives for our freedom.Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Ministry of Defence
  • Entry/Admission - Wellington Arch
  • Entry/Admission - Animals in War Memorial