Half-Day Coach Tour Girl Guiding History
Available in English or German.
- 4 hr4 hours
- Boulcott Street
Discover London locations with connections to Girl Guiding’s founders including where the Baden Powell family lived and the site of the first World Centre here. Learn about Guiding's royal connections, the people involved with the movement, and the top secret work of Girl Guides in World War One. Our route takes us to iconic and historic sights of London like Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and Westminster Abbey as well as the wondrously atmospheric cemetery famous for its wildlife containing the Baden-Powell family grave. You tour guide Catherine has a personal connection to Girl Scouting as a long-term volunteer. The tour is tailored to minimise walking for those less mobile who travel by coach to London or arrange to rent one for their group while here. It is intended to start and end at Pax Lodge Girl Guiding/ Girl Scouting Centre but other arrangements can also be accommodated.