Walking Tour: Royal Chelsea

22 September 2021

Walking Tour: Royal Chelsea

Join expert London tour guide Nika Garrett as she reveals the many royal ties that brought about Chelsea's reputation as 'the village of palaces'.
Concession rates are available.
Plaque commemorating King Henry VIII's Manor House

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Description

Chelsea has long been regarded as an area fit for royalty, with residents ranging from Elizabeth I, Lady Jane Grey and Anne of Cleves to Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More.

Join Nika Garrett on this intriguing tour as she explores the streets where these historic figures walked and lifts the lid on royalty’s influence on the local area.

The tour starts at the National Army Museum and finishes at Chelsea Physic Garden.

About your guide

Nika Garrett is a qualified City of London Guide and a member of the Greenwich Tour Guides Association. With over 10 years of experience, she has led tours from historic buildings such as Carlyle’s House and the Rose Theatre. For five years she worked as a tour guide for the Thames Barrier Visitors Centre in Woolwich and since 2019 has worked at the Old Royal Naval College as a Visitor Experience Assistant. Nika’s bespoke and thoroughly researched tours are the perfect way to see London.

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