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World War I Walk

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    London, England, United Kingdom

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $10 USD per person
  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Avg Distance

    2.5 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    Westminster,London, England

  • Price Includes

    The price is £10.00 and is led by a qualified City of Westminster guide. For further details contact k.warner502@btinternet.com or phone 07710284017.

Highlights

  • See where Sir Edward Grey is said to have uttered the famous words, 'the lamps are going out in Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our time'.
  • See the parade ground where the guards would have marched to war in August 1914.
  • What was the relationship between King George V and Kaiser 'Bill'. Why did the King change the Royal family's name in July 1917.
  • See the Horseguards and learn why this war effectively ended the role of cavalry as a fighting force.
  • Was Field Marshall Haig really the 'Butcher of the Somme' or is that an unfair accusation.

Guide

Trip Info

A circular walk around the historic and heritage heart of London in Central Westminster starting by the Houses of Parliament and ending by the Cenotaph. Using historic buildings and landmarks, the walk explains how the war started, certain of the most important individuals and the effect on the nation when it finally ceased in November 1918.

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