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London Walking Tours

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#179 of 941 Tours in London
London, United Kingdom
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About London Walking Tours
Want to know how the financial crisis really happened?Angry at bankers and politicians for what's been going on since the crisis?Interested in the hidden history of London?Forget Jack the Ripper and the London Dungeons, we show you the murky side of the capital’s more recent past.If you want to know how London came to be at the heart of capitalism, and the recent financial crisis, then join us on a tour. We have 3 tours running every month:- The City of London- Canary Wharf- MayfairOur tours are thoroughly researched so you can expect plenty of hard facts, but we try not to make it too heavy – there’s lots of lighter moments along the way. You don’t have to know lots about politics or economics. We’ll adjust the tour depending on who comes along. And often the most interesting things you’ll learn will be from other people on the tour…
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We did the 2,5 hour tour with Simon of the square mile on Sunday at 10.30. It was terrific: Simon was extremely knowledeable, funny, quickwitted and entertaining. We especially enjoyed his insights into the development of English words! We do a lot of walking tours...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank tennisstar1
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful tour with Pepe Martinez. Gained new appreciation for Graffiti Art. Pepe Martinezvery knowledgeable and passionate about it. Experiencing Brick Lane on a Sunday is delightful. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ronn113
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We, family of four (including children of 16 and 14) spent 2 hours with guide David. The stroll is barely a kilometer. During the walk we learned about the fascinating history of the Westminster area. Being introduced into the back alleys and the many wonderful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 258bartz
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We met outside Bank Station....and from the start of the tour it was interactive with questions being asked as well as being informed about the various historical stories, including the plague pits, Fire of London, amphitheatre of London etc. Really interesting and entertaining tour with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Mark our guide was excellent. His knowledge of history was extensive. He knew how to keep us interested and had us laughing too. Perfect pace. Saw 5 pubs that were amazing. Great way to see a different view of city. Loved it. About 5 hours....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed June 26, 2018

If you want to know anything about the London inns of court, Richard is your man. 2 great hours of walking the legal part of London being educated on all things law related and more. Extensive knowledge, very friendly and a very memorable voice.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mgdoddy
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

David, our guide, combines extensive experience, encyclopaedic knowledge and great delivery. You’re in for a treat. Two hours touring Hampstead and heath with commentary that combines geology, history, archaeology and the biographies of some fascinating people who have lived in this area. Wander where Elizabeth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband & l really wanted to see the war rooms and learn a little more about Winston Churchill. This tour was perfect, slow paced, great information and knowledge. The listening devices made it easy to hear and absorb it all on the bustling street....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AustraliaFeliz
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I have been on all 4 current tours and have enjoyed them all with the Canary Wharf and Mayfair ones being my favourites, closely followed by the City walk and then I'm afraid the energy tour fell some way below the usual standard, but it...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank MariaJ1876
Reviewed April 28, 2016

A gentle stroll round the sights of some fairly hair raising financial scandals! Quite accessibly presented - the original script they use was written by a teacher - and the team presenting had enough knowledge to field some fairly technical questions.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jonathanashton
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