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Royal Hospital, Chelsea

Royal Hospital, Chelsea

A guided Scarlet Tour of the famous Chelsea Hospital

Sitting on the banks of the River Thames is one of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpieces, The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Founded in 1682 by Charles II this historic building has been providing a home for army veterans ever since. We wil arrive at lunchtime giving you time to have something to eat and drink before we start our "Scarlet Tour", a guided walking tour of the Royal Hospital led by a resident Chelsea Pensioner. You will explore the famous Wren Chapel and Great Hall, gain an insight into 17th century life and hear first hand what life is like for the iconic Chelsea Pensioners. The walking tour will last approximately 90 minutes giving you time afterwards to look around the museum and gift shop before departing for home.

Sitting on the banks of the River Thames is one of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpieces, The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Founded in 1682 by Charles II this historic building has been providing a home for army veterans ever since. We wil arrive at lunchtime giving you time to have something to eat and drink before we start our "Scarlet Tour", a guided walking tour of the Royal Hospital led by a resident Chelsea Pensioner. You will explore the famous Wren Chapel and Great Hall, gain an insight into 17th century life and hear first hand what life is like for the iconic Chelsea Pensioners. The walking tour will last approximately 90 minutes giving you time afterwards to look around the museum and gift shop before departing for home.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff Halfords London Road Westcliff, Halfords
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