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Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace and Changing the Guard

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You'll start at
Duke of York Column
St. James's, London SW1Y 5AJ, UKBy the Duke of York Column, Waterloo Place, 9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AJ. This is the tall column with a statue on top.
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    St. James's Park
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Royal Mews
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace Rd, Westminster, London SW1W 0QH, UK
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Duke of York Column, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AJ, UK
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Palace Rd, Westminster, London SW1W 0QH, UK
    • Small groups of 25 people or fewer
    • Complimentary guided tour inside the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace
    • Headsets when appropriate, so that you can always hear your guide
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Mews
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This activity is unable to accommodate strollers and baby carriers.
    • We will do everything within our power to ensure timings and itineraries are respected; however, due to issues beyond our control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions.
    • Changing of the Guard will not operate in rain and will be replaced with an extended walking tour. On occasional Sundays the changing of the guards may be rescheduled to early morning, meaning that we will not be able to see it.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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    Didn't know what to expect here at a somewhat less traveled attraction, but I felt I got a lot out of it. Not too large a venue to enjoy in an hour or so, and not too crowded. They have horses and carriages (including a gold one, and Diamobs Jubilee one). As well as some of the
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    Mandy was our tour guide and she did a phenomenal job! Super friendly, informed, funny, and took great pride in her work. It was a pleasure to spend our time at the Royal Mews in her company. Would highly recommend!
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    I took my 3 kids here on their first trip to London after seeing the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace and watching several carriages drive into the palace. It’s a really cute specialized museum. The kids and I really enjoyed the multimedia audio guides that told you
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    Thoroughly enjoyed it...Our guide Nathan was very informative and took us to the best spots to watch the changing of the guard...
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    The whole family loved this. Great guide, Rosie. She was very fun and knowledgeable. The Mews were very enjoyable. Definite must see.
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    About the operator
    By: City Wonders
    Layton, Utah
    Favorite Thing We Did
    Our guide was fantastic! This was our favorite part of our trip to the UK. We were able to see everything so close
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    Molly Y
    Golden, Colorado
    Lovely! Wealth of info for your HP nerd.
    Finding the meeting point, getting on the train, bus, and to the studio was easy. The guide who meets you at the
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    Jill L
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Perfect way to kick off visiting the War Rooms!
    Rob was great. He was very knowledgeable as well as entertaining- the perfect mix of history and humor. The
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    Great Time at the Changing of the Guard Tour
    This changing of the guard tour was really awesome! Our tour guide was very nice and they provided a radio and
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    Paris, France
    Informative, fun, and amazing tour! A must do in London!
    We could not have been happier with the tour and especially our tour guide, Frances. He was extremely
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    Fantastic, Comprehensive tour
    Not sure what I expected going in, but I basically assumed we would be standing at the gates of the palace and
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    Cairns Region, Australia
    Amazing tour
    Decided to do this tour before venturing inside Buckingham Palace as we wanted to see the changing the the guards.
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    Laguna Niguel, California
    Harry Potter Tour
    Absolutely fabulous tour and tour guide - a must for every Harry Potter movie buff! I will go back, for sure! We
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    Ingrid M
    My 9 year daughter describes the day as epic. On the one hand, given the Aussie exchange rate, hideously
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    East Coast Contessa
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Perfect Way to Explore UNESCO sites
    I experienced City Wonders Tours in January of 2020 and it has been one of the best tour experiences I have had to
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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