Official Guides to the City of Westminster

WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING BOTH REAL WALKS AND VIRTUAL TOURS!

As restrictions start to lift across the UK, many of our members are now returning to the streets of London and are offering wonderful walking doors for you to enjoy this summer. 

However we do realise that some of you might not be ready to come back in person just yet, so many of our members are offering virtual tours as well. Check out some of Westminster’s greatest stories, from the comfort of your living room!

Explore the famous, infamous and surprising with us… Our members are qualified tour guides, dedicated to providing top quality tours of Westminster, London’s most famous and vibrant borough! 

Who are We?

Explore the famous, infamous and surprising with us… Our members are qualified tour guides, dedicated to providing top quality tours of Westminster, London’s most famous and vibrant borough!

What and Where is Westminster?

You can recognise our guides by their distinctive CWGLA badges. We have many varying areas of expertise, why not take a look at our Guides page to find a local expert… 

What and Where is Westminster?

Westminster Guides Emmanuel

Who are our Guides?

You can recognise our guides by their distinctive CWGLA badges. We have many varying areas of expertise, why not take a look at our Guides page to find a local expert… 

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Houses of Parliament
History

Busting the budget

Massive overspending on public projects has plagued governments for centuries and iconic London landmarks, such as the Palace of Westminster and Trafalgar Square, are but two such examples

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Fawcett statue unveiling
History

A woman’s place is in Parliament Square

Women in the UK did not gain universal suffrage until 1928, but the first milestone was reached in 1918, when some women became eligible to vote. On the centenary of this first victory, Parliament Square made way for a statue of a woman to commemorate the many who fought to secure universal suffrage

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A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds', National Portrait Gallery
History

A London peculiarity: men only need apply

The Garrick Club, which has been going for almost two centuries, enabled respectable gentlemen to mix with the acting fraternity, not generally considered reputable members of society in Victorian times

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