Churchill War Rooms and Westminster in WW2 - A Private Guided Experience

Saunter in the footsteps of iconic British prime minister Winston Churchill as you explore the underground bunkers where plans were laid to repel an invasion of Britain in WW2. From a walking tour of the local area to access to the war rooms themselves, keep calm and carry on with an expert guide to lead the way.

2.5 hours



9:15am & 1:45pm

Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Rooms

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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill

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Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Rooms

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Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Rooms

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General information

  • Private tour of Churchill’s War Rooms with an expert local guide 

  • Unlock the secrets of these historic WW2 bunkers, filled to the brim with important personal and military artefacts. 

  • Discover the wartime history of Westminster landmarks like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Downing Street and Whitehall on a private walking tour. 

  • Perfect for adults or kids. In fact, anyone with an interest in the history of WW2 in Britain. 

Tour description

On September 7th 1940, Nazi Germany sparked lightening war on London, dropping bombs across the city and beginning 57 consecutive nights of terror on Britain’s capital. But how did we get there and what was to happen next?



On a private walking tour with a local expert guide,  discover the grandeur of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Cenotaph, Ministry of Defence, 10 Downing Street and Whitehall through the lens of WW2 -  learn about the famous British resolve and the reality of life for millions at that time. 


As your private guided experience continues, descend below the streets of Whitehall to discover the military bunkers of the Churchill War Rooms, frozen in time and ready to be explored once again. 


Roam the top secret corridors with your private guide. Absorb the atmosphere of a Cabinet War Room where the decisions made could lead to victory… or disaster. Chart the course of the war in a Map Room, untouched since 1945. 


And learn more about the man who led a nation through their darkest hour in a museum brimming with artefacts from Winston Churchill’s life- from his baby rattle to the cigar and bowler hat he was never seen without. 


Discover the reality of life in the bunkers for the men and women who slept, ate and worked here as the bombs rained down overhead. 


Delve deeper into the history of Britain at war with an Urban Saunters ‘Churchill War Rooms and Westminster in WW2’ - private guided experience.


‘’It is the time to dare and endure.’’ —Winston Churchill

from £385 for the first two people 

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What's Included

  • Private walking tour of Westminster

  • Private guided experience in the Churchill War Rooms

  • Tickets and entry reservations to the Churchill War Rooms

  • English Speaking local expert guide

What's Not Included

  • Gratuities 

  • Food & drink 

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Meeting Place

Meet your guide at the Winston Churchill statue on Parliament Square. The guide will be showing Urban Saunters tour sign.

The nearest underground station is Westminster

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour. Learn More

The Important Stuff

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.

  • There is no  large luggage allowed into Churchill War Rooms