Wartime London small group tour

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Duration - 3 hours

INR 5,259 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Wartime London is an emotive and unique tour exclusive to Evan Evans. Step back in time and see how the Blitz shaped modern London using an exclusive photo brochure. See evidence of bomb damage on buildings today, surviving signs for life-saving air raid shelters, and the monuments dedicated to our wartime heroes. With radio news broadcasts, sound effects & period music you will uncover an incredible period of history.

• Exclusive: Free souvenir photo brochure for each guest
• See shrapnel damage still visible on buildings today
• Hear original radio news and sound effects
• Discover how the Blitz shaped modern London
• Feel the atmosphere of the 1940s with a vintage music soundtrack
• Small group - a maximum of 16 guests

Available options

09:00

INR 5,259
p.p. onwards

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX England

Pass through Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph- the site of Britain’s national war memorial.

Pass By: Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3BD England

Pass through Parliament Square en-route to Whitehall, where along the way you’ll see the statues dedicated to notable Allied figures including Churchill, Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt at Grosvenor Square and Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris at St. Clement Danes Church, as well as several monuments dedicated the Battle of Britain, Women of WWII and the Cenotaph - the site of Britain’s national war memorial.

Pass By: Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6PB England

Pass by Embankment and see the Battle of Britain Memorial. It was unveiled on 18 September 2005, the 65th anniversary of the Battle, by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

The core of the monument is a number of scenes, not just of the Battle of Britain itself, but also related topics of both military and ordinary life at that time.


Stop At: Aldwych Tube Station, Surrey Street, London WC2R 2ND England

Take a short walk from the Waldorf Hotel to the now disused Strand Station, a former air-raid shelter.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: St. James' Square, London SW1Y 4JU England

See the building where ‘Operation Overlord’ wad planned, including the Allied landings on D-Day – the largest air, naval and land operation in history.

Pass By: Park Lane, London England

Pass by Park Lane to see the Animals in War Memorial. The memorial was designed by English sculptor David Backhouse to commemorate the countless animals that have served and died under British military command throughout history. It was unveiled by Princess Anne in 2004.

Stop At: Grosvenor Square, Mayfair Apartments 9 Charles Street Mayfair Apartments, London W1J 5DL England

Take a short guided walk around Grosvenor Square. See Eisenhower HQ, the old American Embassy, the Roosevelt Statue and the Eagle Squadrons Memorial.

Duration: 15 minutes

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Inclusions

  • See Downing Street, where Neville Chamberlain famously broadcast the British declaration of war on Germany
  • See where Sir Winston Churchill delivered his VE Day speech to a jubilant British crowd
  • Compare wartime photos of key landmarks with their modern-day appearance
  • Listen to original news broadcasts from the day as though you are witnessing history
  • Feel the atmosphere of the 1940's with a vintage musical soundtrack
  • Compare images of key locations in the Blitz with their modern-day alternative

Departure time

09:00 AM


Departure point

Evan Evans Tours, 258 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 1BS, UK


Recent reviews

Conciergelev01   13th June 2019

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I have had the oppurtinity by Evan Evans to experience this tour last week. Phil, our tour guide was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and made it very enjoyable. For those who interestend in the I-II World War.. I can just highly recommend it! Many thanks to Phil and Evan Evans once again!

troya850   10th May 2019

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My wife and I had the privilege of experiencing the WWII wartime London tour guides by Andrew Jackson. Andy was an excellent, knowledgeable and pleasant guide whom I highly recommend...look forward to our next tour with you Andy!