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The Intelligence Trail

19 reviews
#431 of 836 Tours in London
About The Intelligence Trail
MI5. MI6. KGB. CIA. There's sex, violence, treachery, and double-crossing aplenty courtesy of THE INTELLIGENCE TRAIL, the in-depth spy tour provider. Chosen by members of the intelligence, security and diplomatic communities, and shortlisted for the 2017 Luxury Travel Guide European Awards, the 'Trail offers content-rich private guided walking tours and related VIP events in London and Edinburgh. Delivered by arguably the best spy tour guide in the UK, there are a number of tour options to consider as you discover what has REALLY gone on in the worlds of MI5 and MI6 in central London - the spy capital of the world.
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

If you’re interested in the world of espionage and London’s place in it, then you have to do this tour. Tour guide Brian’s knowledge of his subject is overwhelming and his enthusiasm self-evident. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for and this tour...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

Another Intelligence Trail tour with Mr. X, whose knowledge of London's espionage history continues to amaze, on the risqué side of the great moments in espionage. From blackmail, honey traps, and more, we learned about the darker side of human nature,,told with skill and humor...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our group had high expectations of The Intelligence Trail tour and Mr. X (Brian Gray) did not disappoint us. It was a very memorable 2.5 hours from the rendezvous point to the finish, jam packed with sights, reference to important historical events and anecdotes of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed April 2, 2014

In January of this 2014 I took Agent Xs new tour, through the heart of Whitehall, with two other friends, and, despite the cold and rain,,it was very good! Agent X is truly a master of the subject, and presents the topic very well! I...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed February 5, 2014

I booked this tour for my husband's birthday as a surprise and it did not disappoint. From the moment we met Mr X, we were whisked on a private tour of espionage and treachery in Central London. Mr X was an excellent tour guide, and...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Two of us took this tour with Agent X (Brian) on an afternoon in January 2014. It takes roughly 2.5 hours but can last longer depending on the route that you take. It was so interesting to learn about the history of buildings that you...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank KendiLee
Reviewed August 10, 2013

My day on the Intelligence Trail in London was a truly memorable experience. Brian Gray delivered an in depth and fascinating tour that took me to locations both famous and infamous, and he made the past come to life with his anecdotes and intimate details....More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed January 22, 2013

I first toured with Agent X in October of 2011,,and found it a fascinating tour...In January of this year we did a private tour,,and the subject was so interesting it lasted almost 4 hours!! Bryan is an expert on the subject,,and his knowledge makes one...More

1  Thank Peter C
Intelligencetrail, Head of Marketing at The Intelligence Trail, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2013

Hello Peter! Thanks for your kind words and so glad - and flattered - that you chose to bring along some of your family as well as yourself this time around. As for four hours: was it really?! I'm reckoning that we'd finished the tour...More

Reviewed November 15, 2012

A definite activity for those who love James Bond, MI5, and Cold War espionage. Brian (Mr. X) was very knowledgeable and passionate about all things "spy". The 2.5 hour walk was very easy and gave us great insight into areas of the city that we...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

I was in London for a few days and i wanted to go on a Spy Trail. I chose The Intelligence Trail. It turned out to be an excellent tour. Not too long but very informative and enjoyable. The guide (Brian) was an excellent guide,...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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