London Walks is the oldest urban walking tour company in the world. It's also – by common consent – the premier urban walking tour company in the world. It's the gold standard.
Scott´s Restaurant, 20 Mount Street W1
The Caprice group’s restaurants have always had a close association with the contemporary art world, featuring works by leading British artists including Damien Hirst, Polly Morgan and Tracey Emin, with many pieces especially created for the restaurants. To give more insight into the collections the Caprice group launched a series of Saturday morning art tours around their Mayfair restaurants in September 2012.
Starting with coffee at The Mount Street Deli at 9.30am, the tour examines works at Scott’s and 34 and concludes at 11.30am at 34, for a 3 course brunch and a Bloody Mary.
Go London Tours are custom made for clients but the Public Tour and Go Jewish London programme give you the opportunity to experience a Go London Tour as an individual.
These tours are run throughout the year for a variety of organisations, cultural events and community festivals.
Whatever your interest I hope there is something here for you.
Discover the London you won't find in the guidebooks with London's original off-the-beaten-track tour provider!
Our award winning London tours take you into the heart of the vibrant East End to explore the past and present of the capital's cultural and creative hub.
Getting to see what London has to offer is easy, especially if you walk: There's lots to explore and some great walks connecting them.
So, whether it's a place to feed the ducks, a stroll during lunch hour or an energetic Sunday walk you're after, our quality walking routes have something for everyone.
The walk consisted of a series of 23 panels that did not only pick out surviving remains but also pinpointed sites of importance to the history of the city wall and gates. The Walk is about 3.2km (2 miles) long and may take between one and two hours.
"My name is Ken and I am Old Map Man. My walks use old maps to help you find disappearing and lost London. Each walk is round a specific, often over-looked London neighbourhood. If you are looking for a theme, it is history in unlikely places."
All walking tours supplied by Free London Walking Tours are free, there are no upfront costs. The tours are operated on a tips-only basis.
Picture from "London´s Ghostly Haunts Walk" below.
Rock legends and sites- walks and tours:
All aboard the magic bus to see where rock legends have played and died in London, the greatest rock 'n' roll city in the world! On this small group numbers are limited to a maximum of 16 people, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide. This tour by minivan will visit London's famous clubs, rock hotels, record labels, management offices and studios.
This 90 minute walking tour will take you on a stroll through the winding streets of Soho and Covent Garden the very heart of the capital’s rocking heritage! The Beatles on a roof top, The Rolling Stones recording their first album, David Bowie’s studio, The Sex Pistol’s first gig – it’s only Rock ‘n’ Roll and I like it!
More walks through London´s highways and byways:
* Walks, Talks & Lectures with Ian Bevan
* London Trails, Walking Explorations with Old Maps
* Black History Walks, African and Caribbean history in London
* London Street Tours, pretty much anything really
* A Walking Tour of Deptford, architecture, literature, social history and psychogeography
* A Walking Tour of Clerkenwell, architecture, literature, social history and psychogeography
* London´s Lost Rivers, guided walking tours of some of London's Lost Rivers
* East End Walks, bringing London´s radical history to life
* London Mystery Walks, weekly walking tours of London
* Walks in and around Bexley (south-east London)
The whole area of the group is that it's a chance to walk around different parts of London with different themes have a chat to the Guides and to fellow attendees and enjoy a couple of hours with like minded people i.e. people who like a bit of history who like to walk whilst being sociable. Post walk drinks are also available at a local watering hole near to where the walk ends.
The Ramblers is Britain's biggest charity working to promote walking. It exists to facilitate for the benefit of everyone, the enjoyment and discovery that walking outdoors can bring, and to promote respect for the life of the countryside.
The Inner London Area comprises nine groups located in London. It is just one of many Areas that make up the national organisation.
We have been organizing Guided Walks and Tours in and around London since the late 1970's. We aim for:
• high academic standard
• bringing the past to life with an entertaining delivery
• showing how the past is rediscovered and interpreted.
Capital Walkers was set up by Londoners who love getting out into the countryside as well as the lesser known parts of the city.
The group is aimed at people aged 35-55. Everyone is welcome - you don't need to be a member to try us out and most walks have at least one new person on them. If you decide to take part, just turn up on a walk, there's no need to book.
If you have an interest in the darker side of London. Go in search of London’s most notorious gangsters, Ronnie and Reggie Kray. This unique walking tour delves deep into the murky world of 1960’s London to uncover gangsters, shoot outs, night clubs and murder.
The 20km (14 mile) Wandle Trail follows the route of the River Wandle from Croydon to the Thames at Wandsworth. It allows you to enjoy the heritage, flora and fauna of this typical chalk stream in the heart of some of south London’s most industrialised landscape.
Greenwich Tour Guides Association , the original guiding organization, working in Greenwich for over 25 years run guided Walking tours around the Royal Borough of Greenwich, a jewel in London´s Tourist Crown.
Guided walks are a great way to discover the Thames-side villages of Richmond, Twickenham, Kew, Teddington, Barnes, Ham, East Twickenham and St. Margarets in the company of a knowledgeable and local guide. Richmond Heritage Guides organise a range of guided walks throughout the year.
Your guide Barrie Greene is passionate about his favourite city, London, and loves to share his memories, his discoveries and his passion which is why he started Back In The Day Walks.
The combination of History, geography and literature make Charles Booth Walks ideal for students. A Londoner for thirty years Sean Patterson specialises in Charles Booth’s Poverty Maps and in literary walks that use his acting skills for readings. Walks in Deptford, Clerkenwell, Whitechapel and Covent Garden.
Walking is one of the nicest ways to explore our beautiful canals and rivers. This walk starts and finishes at the picturesque Little Venice and takes you through the beautiful green corridor of The Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill and St John's Wood.
The most recent addition to the Walk London routes, the Jubilee Greenway is 60km long - one km for each year of the Queen's reign, to link together all the major Games sites.
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Welcome to the Harry Potter London Tour and Treasure Hunt, brought to you by London Blue Badge Tourist Guide and author Richard Jones with the intention of providing a DIY walk that will enable you to explore some of London's hidden away and most fascinating places at little or no cost.
In short you will be able to enjoy a truly magical day out in Central London.
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty.
Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Tours are at 12.45 and at 14.15 each Tuesday.
Tickets are available, on the day only, from the Information Desk. Tour last approximately 1 hour.
Enjoy a unique tour and tasting at H. Forman & Son's famous smokehouse, including a fascinating carving demonstration.
Smoked salmon is serious business at H. Forman & Son, the East End’s last smokehouse, founded by Harry Forman in Stepney in 1905 and run today by his great-grandson Lance Forman at Fish Island in Hackney Wick.