London’s WWII Legacy Tour

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London’s WWII Legacy Tour

Immerse yourself in a pivotal era of history with our "London’s WWII Legacy Tour," a comprehensive 4-hour exploration of the city’s most significant World War II sites. This tour offers an in-depth look at the impact of the war on London, visiting key historical locations that played a crucial role during the conflict.

We suggest that we meet after you have seen the Churchill War Rooms where you'll step into the underground bunker that served as the British government's command centre during the war. Here, you’ll get an intimate glimpse into the wartime strategies and daily life of Winston Churchill and his staff.

Our journey then takes us to the Imperial War Museum, where captivating exhibits bring the stories of those who lived, fought, and died during WWII to life.

Throughout the tour, you'll also visit various Blitz memorials scattered across the city, each telling its own story of resilience and recovery. These sites not only commemorate the challenges faced during the Blitz but also celebrate the indomitable spirit of Londoners.

Designed with accessibility in mind, this tour ensures that everyone, regardless of mobility, can experience and reflect on the profound impacts of WWII. Join us to uncover the echoes of war that still resonate through London’s streets today.

 

Please note: 

  • This tour is normally delivered on foot with some site access.
  • Some optional extras include a vehicle to drive between sites, site access and refreshments.  These must be requested at the time of booking and will incur additional costs.
  • The normal recommended duration for this tour is published on this page.  If you require a shorter or longer duration please let us know at time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • All of our tours are for private bookings only.  Whether you're a single, couple, family, group of friends or corporate booking, you will enjoy the exclusive care and attention of our guide
  • All guides on our team are warm, engaging professionals who are well travelled themselves, and offer their own rich life experiences to help hit the mark for your enjoyment of our tours.
  • Guides reserve the right to adapt the route of this tour according to various logistical requirements (for example inclement weather or traffic congestion) on the day of the tour.
  • Most tours are customisable and adaptable for special interests, language support (currently English, French and Spanish), accessibility / disability amendments and other sensitive handling (such as women-led tours). 
  • Please advise us of any other special requests on booking.
  • Please review our full list of policies here

At a glance

Neighbourhoods explored
City of London, City of Westminster, Covent Garden & Soho, South Kensington
Sites along the way
St Paul's Cathedral, Fleet Street, Southbank, London Mithraeum, Royal Courts of Justice, Covent Garden & Soho
Themes enjoyed
Roman History, Medieval History, Architecture, Riverside / Canalside Beauty, Cultural & Educational, Modern Development, Georgian & Victorian History, Modern History
Perfect for
Couples, Families, Corporate Groups, Singles, Layover, Children, Seniors, Disabled
Typical walk duration
4 hours

Location

Contact

chris@cobblestonechronicles.co.uk