Churchill’s London: A Walking Biography - The London Storyteller
Experience the life of Britain's most iconic prime minister on this London walking tour
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 as a leader, politician, writer, commander and bon vivant.
Charismatic, controversial, celebrated and the possessor of wicked wit that charmed the British nation during its darkest hours.
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.
Churchill’s London: A Walking Biography Itinerary
- Prologue: A Triumph - Overlooking one of London’s great icons, hear of Churchill’s remarkable sense of purpose in fate from a vision of the future at the scene of his final triumph.
- Chapter One: His Early Life - Churchill was born into the heart of power in the Britain. You start your 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.
- Chapter Two: Bon Vivant - Churchill indulged his great appetite for the finer things throughout his life. From fine food to cigars and Pol Roger champagne; visit some of the places where Churchill sourced and partook in his recreational vices, while discovering more about Churchill’s private life and nature.
- Chapter Three: The Family Trade - 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.
- Chapter Four: Infamy, Heroism & Redemption - From being entrusted with the command of the world’s most powerful navy to serving in the horrors of the Western Front. Explore Churchill’s experience of World War I at the nerve centre of the British Empire; a story of controversy, tragedy and ultimately victory.
- Chapter Five: From Wilderness to War Leader - At two of the key locations of Churchill’s war time premiership, see the story of Churchill’s years in the wilderness and his critical emergence as Britain’s war time leader.
- Chapter Six: Finest Hour - 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. You'll visit Parliament Square, home to the Palace of Westminster, St Margaret's and many other sites from Churchill’s life.
- Chapter Seven: The Man Who Would Not Be Duke - The story draws to an end, as you 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.
- Chapter Eight: Epilogue - The 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.
Book your adventure with the London Storyteller's 'Churchill's London' walking tour today
Tour start location
This tour begins outside St Paul’s Underground Station (exit 2) at Number 1 Cheapside
- 3.5 hours
- This tour is for all ages
- Private group up to 12 people max
- Please note that this is a walking tour and those who are not able to walk for the 3.5 hours may be more comfortable with booking a different tour from The London Storyteller.
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