Darkest Hour - Parliament and Churchill War Rooms Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kensington & Hyde Park

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Spend a day in the political heart of London in Whitehall and Westminster with this tour that visits the mother of all Parliaments where modern the democracy movement got underway and evolved over centuries followed by a tour of Parliament Square and then on to the Churchill War Rooms where the fight against tyranny was overseen.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Houses of Parliament, London, EnglandWe will visit the House of Lords (Upper House), House of Commins (Lower House) and the original Westminster Hall... learning the history following in the footsteps of The Queen, Lord’s and Ladies as well as great leaders such as Churchill, Lloyd George, Thatcher and Blair.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Palace of WestminsterAnother term for the Houses of Parliament. Originally a Royal Palace before it became the Parliament we have today and you'll find out all about it.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: House of LordsThe majestic upper chamber of the Houses of Parliament. It's beautiful purple benches, ornate wood carvings and gold encrusted throne is where each year the Queen opens Parliament.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: House of CommonsThe very famous lower chamber of Parliament where figures such as Lloyd-George, Churchill, Thatcher and Blair amongst many others have spoken at the Dispatch Box as you'll have seen on television.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Parliament Square, London, EnglandHaving left Parliament, we will visit nearby locations relating to Parliament, Churchill, WW2 and Democracy.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Churchill War Rooms, London, EnglandOur tour ends at the Churchill War Rooms with an audio tour of the preserved bunkers from which Sir Winston Churchill ran the war. You will see the famous battle map rooms, briefing areas, his personal bedroom and spaces as well as enjoying the interactive room... all deep below the streets of Westminster.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Blue Badge guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Houses of Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Westminster
  • Entry/Admission - House of Lords
  • Entry/Admission - House of Commons
  • Entry/Admission - Parliament Square
  • Entry/Admission - Churchill War Rooms

What’s not included

  • Refreshments
  • Tube ticket to and from hotel