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London Old City Walking Tour

  • A fun and informative excursion through London’s Old City
  • Discover scenic walking routes to historical sites
  • Stroll through London’s oldest district
London Old City Walking Tour
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Tour departing at 3:30pm with an English-speaking guide
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Tour departing at 3:30pm with a Spanish-speaking guide
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A cutting-edge metropolis, London also stays true to its traditions. On this exclusive walking tour of the Old City, leave the navigation to someone else as you hear entertaining commentary and enriching history lessons. Visit must-see landmarks like Covent Garden and St. Paul’s Cathedral hearing about each spot along the way. From ancient Roman temples to medieval execution sites, learn about the people and events that shaped the famous city.
What to Expect
The tour begins in Covent Garden, a popular market that was once London’s most active red-light district. Your guide will lead you down cobbled alleyways as you learn about the city’s colorful past. Head toward the Strand and Fleet Street, where Britain’s national newspapers were once produced.

You’ll visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, rebuilt after the Great Fire, and hear about the catastrophes that reshaped London’s history, including a plague that wiped out a third of the city. Revisit the cathedral’s famous events, like the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The walk through London’s oldest district includes a stop at the ancient Roman temple of Mithras.

The tour concludes with a peek at the Tower of London, an 11th century prison. Listen to the grim tales of the tower’s prisoners, including Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII, who was beheaded there in 1536.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful, Informative Free Tour gives a great overview of London

Our guide, Trevor, really made the tour worthwhile! He was knowledgable, friendly and entertaining and Trevor's love of history and the city of London was evident throughout the tour. Given that this was a free tour our expectations were fairly low, but this was significantly...More

Thank MarcieBCT
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour guide (Charlotte from New Zealand) was a wonderful and informative tour guide. On my recent trip to Europe, I went on 11 tours through Sandeman, and THIS was by far my favorite. There were so many items I didn't know regarding "Old London"...More

Thank sharonfwalker
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very interesting, loved everything

The guide does really know about the history of the city and about all those places she took us to. Recommended.

Thank Diego P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Rob is the best tour guide!

Our tour guide was named Rob, and he was amazing. He showed us around London on the free tour, and we were able to book with him for the Old City tour the following day. Rob is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and has a great (and...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very very nice tour with Jaume!

The weather was beautiful, and the tour with Jaume´s stories and knowledge even better! Very pleasant experience. Thanks!!

Thank ap0linaria
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Response from dpsmyth | Reviewed this property |
I think it really depends on the luck of the draw with the group you end up with. If it’s more people that The guide senses wish to go a bit slower, you will be ok. On my group, we were moving at a steady pace between... More
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