Walkway can be used for a shortcut between St James's Park and Whitehall. Building looks quite nice from the St James's Park and there's a cavalry museum inside if I'm not mistaken.
Definitely use the walkway as a shortcut between St. James' and Whitehall! You won't be disappointed but it won't take you any less time as you're distracted by the Household Cavalry on guard or just caught up in the crowds of people having their photos taken.
This is a well recognized London building, the home of the Horse Guards, and a small museum dedicated to them. We were there on a cold January, and saw part of the Horse Guards Parade held on its grounds. Hardly anyone else was around. Apart from it being cold, many people think you have to be around Buckingham Palace to... More
It's a London trademark; you have probably seen on TV many times. It's nice and magical. The changing of the guards here is less crowded and more fun experience than the one in Buckingham Palace. The museum isn't worth paying for unless you're into calvary. But make sure to stop and take some pics.
The Calvary Museum is small but is included on the London Pass. If you are a horse lover or interested in the Calvary and horse guards, this is a nice quick museum to go through (1 hour at most). You get a chance to peak at the horses through a window and there are displays showing the different regalia worn... More
This is one of the places that most people who've seen London on the TV would associate with the city and the pomp that goes with it. There always seems to be an atmosphere here even when nothing is going on.
On our recent trip to London, I wanted to show my kids a slice of British pomp and pageantry. Based on excellent advice from the TA London forum members, we chose to go the Changing of the Horse Guard at 11am the Horse Guards Building, instead on the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, which is more crowded... More
We had to visit this very famous building when checking out the sights in London. My son is a huge fan. The buildings have been on many programs including I believe the Sharpe series. The museum is small and expensive ( 15 pounds for two adults and one thirteen year old) for what you see but my son loved it.... More
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