Join us on this fantastic afternoon tour with an Expert Guide who will take you on a historical journey through London, which will see you visit two of its most iconic landmarks. Then, after an afternoon of exploration, enjoy a scenic cruise on the River Thames.
Our team will be waiting to greet you at our offices at 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, located a 5-minute walk from London Victoria Station and Victoria Underground Station. Please arrive at 12:45 pm for boarding.
St Paul's Cathedral
The first stop on our tour is an iconic symbol of London. Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece took 35 years to build, and today is one of the largest churches in the world. This towering domed cathedral was the tallest building in London until the 1960s.
Its construction between 1675-1710 was part of a rebuilding programme after the original cathedral located here was swept away in the Great Fire of London in 1666: With no fewer than seven chapels, countless statues and priceless art, as well as Europe's largest crypt, there are historical and religious treasures around every corner at St Paul's.
Explore the history of the cathedral with the help of a guided tour.
NEW EXHIBITION 'Wren 300: Innovation and Restoration'
In 2023, we marked the 300th anniversary of the death of Sir Christopher Wren, a visionary and architect of St Paul's Cathedral. Discover more about his life and work and how he created his masterpiece.
Sir Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge is a special exhibition at St Paul’s Cathedral that explores the life and work of Christopher Wren through archive material and personal artefacts.
The exhibition investigates the genius of Wren and his ever-enquiring mind, highlighting his achievements in the fields of science and architecture and culminating in his greatest masterpiece, St Paul’s Cathedral.
Tower of London
Explore almost 1,000 years of history that began with the construction of a fortress and royal residence by William The Conqueror. The long history of 'The Tower' is one of imprisonment, murder and execution. The last person executed here was in 1941, and over the years, spies, criminals and even queens have met their bloody end by the executioner's hand at the Tower.
The Tower of London is also home to the priceless Crown Jewels Collection.
The Crown Jewels
The Crown Jewels have been stored and displayed at the Tower of London since 1661. This magnificent world-famous collection of 23,578 gemstones is part of the Royal Collection and boasts items that are still used in royal ceremonies today.
Following their use in the Coronation ceremony of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla on 6 May, the regalia can be explored in the Treasury of the Jewel House. Appreciate these remarkable objects up close, including the Imperial State Crown, which was worn by His Majesty The King for the procession from the Abbey to Buckingham Palace and features in the official Coronation portraits, as well as St Edward’s Crown, which was used at the moment of crowning.
Also on display will be Queen Mary's Crown, made by Garrard for the 1911 Coronation and modified for Her Majesty Queen Camilla ahead of the 2023 Coronation. Relive the historic service through official imagery from the 2023 ceremony, which is also featured in the exhibition.
Your experience of the Jewel House will begin with a celebration of the timelessness of monarchy, displaying the State Crown frames worn by past monarchs George I, George IV, and Queen Victoria and explaining how many of the most historic jewels – including the famous ‘Black Prince’s Ruby’ - have passed from crown to crown.
Learn more about the origins of the current Crown Jewels, starting with the destruction of the medieval Coronation Regalia in 1649 during the English Civil War. The Crown Jewels were destroyed at the Tower after the Civil War and remade for Charles II’s coronation in 1661. They signify the royal authority to lead and protect the nation.
Thames River Cruise
After visiting the Tower of London, head down to Tower Pier and jump on the next available boat for a wonderful cruise down the River Thames. Enjoy a unique view of London's beautiful waterfront as you head to Westminster Pier next to the iconic Houses of Parliament.
Your Tour concludes at Westminster Pier, where you can conveniently access the London Underground from Westminster Station, London Bus Services, or local taxi services.
Tour Finishes: 5:30 pm approximately, Westminster Pier
Guests can choose to take the river cruise on another day and finish the tour at the Tower of London instead of at Westminster Pier
St Paul's Cathedral is closed to visitors on Sundays and during special events. On these days, we will stop for photographs at St Paul's Cathedral and spend longer at the Tower of London
Please note, at the Tower of London: there are quite a few stairs within the White Tower, and there is currently no disabled access
The maximum capacity of our vehicles will be limited, and seating is planned so that empty seats are left next to single travellers and odd-numbered groups
Vehicles are thoroughly sanitised before the start of each tour. All surfaces are cleaned and disinfected daily
Guests will be provided with personal audio headsets
We encourage guests with e-tickets to bring these on their smart devices, and we recommend contactless payments only
Please visit our Travel Health page for full details of our enhanced hygiene standards and protocols
Crown Jewels of London tour with River Cruise£92.00
Crown Jewels of London tour with River Cruise - Join us on this fantastic afternoon tour with an Expert Guide who will take you on a historical journey through London to see you visit two of its most iconic landmarks. Then, after an afternoon of exploration, enjoy a scenic cruise on the River Thames.
Visit two of London's most iconic landmarks
See the priceless Crown Jewels collection
Uncover the bloody history of the Tower of London
Marvel at the scale and splendour of St Paul's Cathedral
Enjoy a scenic cruise on the River Thames
Services of an Expert Live Blue Badge Guide
Free Wi-Fi On-board
Personal Audio Headset
Superior Coach with Free USB Charging On-board
Entry tickets to The Tower of London & St Paul's Cathedral
River Cruise between Tower Pier and Westminster Pier (or vice versa)
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
No Cancellation Fees
No Change Fees
No Booking Fees
Your Money is Protected - Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the day of departure
Our team, including our guides and drivers, have been trained in our enhanced hygiene procedures; please refer to our Travel Health page for more information