Sir Winston Churchill’s presence in history stretches far beyond the confines of London but it was here that he lived and worked through much of his life.
This privately guided walking tour tells the story at carefully selected locations across the city of the man who was a prolific leader, politician, writer, commander and bon vivant.
Perhaps no other individual in London’s history has a story so broad or colourful in first hand experiences or as significant in the consequence of those lessons gained from it.
Charismatic, controversial, celebrated and the possessor of wicked wit that charmed the British nation during its darkest hour whilst inspiring it to victory.
Discover sides and stories to this great protagonist in London, Britain and the world’s history with remarkable insights into the times in which he lived.
Choose this tour to discover story of the life of the man who was twice offered the Dukedom of London and turned it down. Explore his favourite places, lavish appetites and the scene of his greatest triumph.
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Churchill was born into the heart of power in the Britain. We start our tour in London’s Mayfair to exploring his formative years, as well as some of his aristocratic roots. As well as the military escapades that brought him fame through adventures of derring-do.
Churchill indulged his great appetite for the finer things throughout his life. From fine food to cigars and Pol Roger champagne; we visit some of the places where Churchill sourced and partook in his recreational vices, while discovering more about Churchill’s private life and nature.
Churchill was born to a legacy of statesmanhip and great office but it was his study, understanding and extraodinary vision through the lens of historical inspection that arguably made the man a great man.
From being entrusted with the command of the world’s most powerful navy to serving in the horrors of the Western Front. We explore Churchill’s experience of World War I at the nerve centre of the British Empire; a story of controversy, tragedy and ultimately victory.
At two of the key locations of Churchill’s war time premiership, we share the story of Churchill’s years in the wilderness and his critical emergence as Britain’s war time leader.
The story and scene of ultimate victory in WWII having led the Britain from near certain conquest to decisive victory; but like his ancestor John Churchill, 1st Duke Of Marlborough the greatest challenge would be now to secure the peace. We visit Parliament Square, home to the Palace of Westminster, St Margarets and many other sites from Churchill’s life.
Our story draws to an end, as we visit where Churchill spent his final days and consider the remarkable proficiency of his later years which saw him restored to power and then writing over a million words a year.
Our story ends at The Churchill Arms, an English pub frequented by Churchill’s Grandparents, where guests are free to enjoy some of the local fayre on offer.
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This tour begins outside St Paul’s Underground Station (exit 2) at Number 1 Cheapside. We can arrange to meet you at another central London location such as Churchill’s War Rooms upon request for which we charge upwards of an additional £30. The end point of this tour can vary depending upon the preference of our guests though we recommend that this as The Churchill Arms in Kensington.