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Visit to Household Cavalry Museum and Afternoon Tea at the Amba Hotel for TwoCode: PHLHCA 9 month validity 2 locations 2 people
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Visit to Household Cavalry Museum and Afternoon Tea at the Amba Hotel for Two
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Immerse yourself in quintessential British tradition with this Visit to the Household Cavalry Museum and Afternoon Tea at the Amba Hotel for Two.
A ‘living museum’ housed in one of London’s most historic buildings, Household Cavalry Museum offers a behind-the-scenes perspective on the ceremonial role of HM The Queen’s Mounted Bodyguard. Dress like a cavalryman, enjoy interactive displays, and watch troopers work with horses in the 18th Century stables as you learn all about the Household Cavalry. There’s also the chance to watch the Changing of the Guard and see the regiment in action.
You’ll take your afternoon tea at Amba Hotel’s Terrace Restaurant, with views overlooking the Strand. Enjoy delightful finger sandwiches, fresh scones with strawberry preserve and Devonshire clotted cream, decadent cakes and pastries, alongside your choice of teas and speciality coffees. Enjoy a day jam-packed with storied British culture.
- Tour of the Household Cavalry Museum in one of London’s most historic buildings
- Optional free audio guide
- The opportunity to dress like a cavalryman and get a behind-the-scenes look at this time-honoured tradition
- Watch troopers work with horses in the original 18th Century stables
- Enjoy afternoon tea with all the trimmings at the Amba Hotel
- Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card
Your voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
What happens on the day?
You’ll arrive at the museum, where you’ll show your voucher for admission. You’re then free to discover the Household Cavalry’s ‘living museum,’ with a free audio guide if you wish. You’ll have the opportunity to see an incredible array of history, including uniforms (some of which you can try on), and rare objects never shown on public display before. Depending on what time you arrive, you’ll be able to see the regiment in action with the Changing of the Guard at 11.00.
Once you’ve had your fill of exploring, you can unwind with a refreshing afternoon tea at the Terrace Restaurant in Amba Hotel. Sandwiches, scones and sweet treats will all be yours to enjoy, plus a choice of herbal or leaf teas and speciality coffees.
- Minimum age: 16 (under 18s must be accompanied by a full paying adult)
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
The Household Cavalry Museum
The Household Cavalry Museum is open daily throughout the year. Excluded dates apply.
April to October: 10.00 to 18.00
November to March: 10.00 to 17.00
The Amba Hotel
The Amba Hotel is open seven days a week throughout the year. Excluded dates include 14 February, 25 December, 31 December.
Afternoon tea is available between 14.00 and 17.00.
We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow at least 45 minutes for The Household Cavalry Museum, and 1 to 2 hours for your afternoon tea. Please allow extra time to travel between the two locations.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
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2 locations across the UK
Please note some locations indicated on the map may not be completely accurate and should not be used when planning directions.
- London (2)
- London - Whitehall
- London - Charing Cross