Official Guides to the City of Westminster

VIRTUAL TOURS!

Thanks to the current restrictions in place in the UK regarding coronavirus, we are pleased to announce that a number of our members are running “virtual” tours, online!

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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Nell Gwyn in The Legend of Chelsea Hospital
History

When women staged an entrance

The return of the monarchy with Charles II in 1660 not only led to the reopening of theatres, but also brought innovations such as women taking to the stage. David Evans sets the scene

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Hyde Park Pet Cemetery
History

Faithful friends remembered

Tucked away in a corner of Hyde Park is a patch of green scattered with tiny headstones, a place where well-to-do Victorians commemorated joyful times in the park with their beloved pets Cherry, Spot and dear old Topsy

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The church and hospital of Savoy, London: view from Southwark
History

The Strand: the route from trade to power

Long gone are the grand houses that once lined this thoroughfare linking London’s centres of government and commerce, but traces of their past grandeur can still be found, as Felicity Wenzel explains

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