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'CHURCHILL’S FINEST HOURS' WALK
Examining one of history’s most fascinating figures.

Private London walking tour conducted by official guide.
For families, small groups, birthdays, etc (up to 20 persons).
Guide will meet at pre-arranged time and place. Typical duration 2 hours.
Subject to availability. Click here for bookings & enquiries.
Price (per group) = £200.00. Add tour of Churchill Bunker = +£100.00 + entrances.



THEME & ITINERARY
This walk through the capital’s corridors of power examines the destiny and defiance of one of the great names of history: Winston Spencer Churchill was recently voted greatest Briton of all time. His life-span stretches from Bismarck to the Beatles. He had a great historical impact, not just with his leadership during World War II, but right across the 20th century.

One of the first stops looks at Churchill’s relationship with the USA. Churchill did more than any other to forge Britain’s political ties across the Atlantic. In fact, although his father was English, his mother was American. The writer Mark Twain said: ‘that makes him the perfect man.’

The walk then covers the main theatres of Churchill's London life, from childhood in St James's, marriage in Westminster and war in Whitehall. We find out that he seriously misjudged some policies: Dardanelles, India, the abdication of Edward VIII, for example. But we also reflect that his faults were outweighed by achievements, in particular his political plate-spinning in keeping two of history’s greatest monsters at bay, Stalin and Hitler.

At Westminster we discuss his ultimate legacy: some might argue world peace, others warmongering. Regardless, he remains eminently quotable, one of his most relevant lines being: ‘History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.’

You will be escorted personally on your walk by an officially qualified Blue Badge London guide. At the end of the walk there's an option to visit the highly recommended Churchill Museum & War Rooms (entry fee extra).



TOUR PRICES:

PRIVATE GUIDED LONDON WALK (1-20 persons)

PRICE
(groups 20+ require supplementary guides)

2-HOUR WALK

£200.00
(no entrance fees)

2-HOUR WALK + 1 HOUR INTERNAL TOUR

£300.00
(+ any entrance fees)



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BOOKING POLICY AND NOTES:
Bookings are dealt with on a one-to-one basis via e-mail only.
To secure your preferred date we recommend booking well in advance.
We do not accept bookings with less than 72 hours notice.
All tours subject to availability. Booking will not go ahead until availability is confirmed.
Tour is not guaranteed to go ahead until 100% of payment is received.
We do not usually pre-book tickets for attractions. We recommended these are paid
  for at the gate on the day. In circumstances where pre-booking is the only option for
  attractions, tickets must be paid for in advance and are non-refundable.
Administration fees may be added for extensive itineraries or advance ticket booking.
We do not arrange flights, accommodation, travel tickets or tickets for special events.
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HOW THE WALKING TOUR WORKS:

Important note: This is a private walk for families or groups (up to 20). We do not offer options for individuals to join existing groups. Groups 21+ require additional guides.

Dates: We recommend early booking to secure your preferred date. Dates subject to availability of guides and access.

The guide: The walking tour will be conducted by a fully accredited & qualified guide who will confirm your itinerary and provide a friendly, knowledgeable commentary.

Meet: The guide will meet your group outside St Paul's London underground station. Please do not block public access or exits while waiting for your walking tour to start.

Timings: The duration of this walking tour is 2 hours approx. Start anytime after 10.00. Access to some areas may be restricted in late evenings/weekends.

Health & Safety: Clients should be in reasonable health for a 2-hour walking tour. Clients are responsible for own safety when crossing roads, climbing steps, etc.

Clothing: Clients should dress appropriately for a 2-hour walking tour making allowances for the changeable British weather.

Format: Specially researched and designed by our staff (copyright applies). Exclusive to Your London Tours & associates. Walks may be combined with London driving tours.

General: All our walking tours are tailored to YOUR requirements. The guide will be exclusively dedicated to your family or group during the walk itself, so relax and enjoy.



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