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The History of the Royal Air Force Tour

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  • 2 Hours
  • Recommended for all ages
  • Not wheelchair friendly unfortunately
  • Guaranteed Departure
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The History of the Royal Air Force Tour Details

During the History of the Royal Air Force free walking tour, you will follow a trail taking you to some of the larger monuments dedicated to the men and woman who defended the UK. You will learn about the history of the RAF, from its founding a century ago during the First World War, how the ‘Few’ of the Battle of Britain defended the skies of London and the South East from invasion during the Second World War to the RAF’s most recent exploits over the skies of Iraq and Afghanistan. 

Along the way of this guided tour, you will also be shown some of the often unnoticed scars of The Blitz and how London stood up to the tyranny of Nazi Germany in the most British way possible, with a smile, a song and a cup of tea in hand.

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Meeting Point

inside Westminster Tube Station, just past the ticket barriers opposite Greggs Bakery – SW1A 2JR (view on Google Maps)

Ending Location

Bomber Command Memorial (view on Google Maps)

Appointment

15 minutes prior to the starting time

Itinerary

Westminster Tube Station

RAF Chapel – Westminster Abbey

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial – Embankment

RAF Memorial – Embankment

Afghan and Iraq Memorial – Embankment

Cleopatra’s Needle – Waterloo Bridge

Guards Memorial – St James Park

Nazi Dog Memorial – The Mall

Buckingham Palace

RAF Bomber Command – Green Park

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