While you will find the hop on and hop off bus when visiting London, some of the best tours are the walking tours. These tours are affordable and also ensure that you don’t miss anything when visiting London. With some tours, you only get to see certain things, but with a walking tour, you walk the streets, you see the architecture and you get the complete tour experience.
Harry Potter Walking Tour
The Harry Potter Walking Tour is perfect for children and adults alike. You get to walk in the steps of the fictional wizard with expert guides who will take you through the streets of London, showing you some of the top sites that the books were based on. See the buildings in person, including Diagon Alley and the Ministry of Magic, to name a few.
The tour is brimming with references to the books, along with a few fun facts. Some of the sites you will visit include Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Westminster, Scotland Yard Place, Leadenhall Market and so much more.
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
This tour is not suitable for children under the age of twelve. If you are looking for an interesting and fun guided experience, then this may be the one you are looking for. Jack the Ripper walked the streets back in 1888 and came to be one of the most feared criminals in the world. This tour brings this history back to life, an evening of interest and adventure as you make your way down the alleys and side streets, focusing on some of the scariest murders that shocked London many years ago.
The Hidden City Walking Tour
The Hidden City Tour shows you the hidden secrets of London. You may be wondering what is hidden under the streets. This tour will provide you with unusual aspects of the city dating back two thousand years. This is a two hour tour and you will not be disappointed as you explore the London Stone, Postman’s Park, various narrow lanes and hidden alleys and Ebenezer Scrooge House, to name a few of the locations you can expect to explore during this two hour tour.
Chinatown, Piccadilly Circus and Soho Walking Tour
This guided tour gives you insight into a completely different side of London. This part of London is busy, bustling, noisy and a lot of fun and you will experience all of this as you take to the streets with an experienced tour guide.
Explore beautiful Soho Square and visit the hidden shops and boutique stores. Enjoy the cobbled streets and small alleys. The tour covers a full range of buildings and history from Golden Square to Soho Market and the famous Chinatown to Piccadilly Circus. Visit David Bowie and Paul McCartneys recording studios along with so much more. This tour guarantees to be fun and exciting for the whole family.
Family Walking Tour of Kensington
Walking tours are a great opportunity to entertain the children when visiting the city. Kensington is brimming with exciting experiences for children. This is an educational tour which is filled with fun facts for the kids. This is ideal for children from six years and older and covers the National History Museum, the Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal Albert Hall. Explore the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain and see the Peter Pan statue. This walking tour will also take you to Kensington Palace and Hyde Park for some fun and relaxation.