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Hidden London: Secrets of the City

Explore the hidden history of the City of London and its iconic buildings.

Quick Details

Uncover two thousand years of history and a world of contrasts!

  • Discover the origins of London, from the Romans to the Normans.
  • See the financial district’s modern buildings and secret terraces with panoramic views.
  • Take a walk along the River Thames and learn the hidden history of the Square Mile and the old port.
  • Explore a different side of famous monuments, such as the Tower of London.*
  • Taste delights at Borough Market, one of the oldest and largest food markets in Europe.
  • Visit the Tate Modern gallery and enjoy exclusive views of St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Join this off-the-beaten-track tour and explore London’s ancient and modern hidden gems!

*exterior views

Private Tour

Dicover the origins of London

Immerse yourself in the diverse history of London, admire famous landmarks and enjoy a walk along the River Thames on this unique, private tour.

Discover quaint streets, modern buildings, pocket gardens and the secrets of the oldest area in London.

We take an off-the-beaten-track route and walk through charming, hidden alleyways and around some of the most famous landmarks, from Tower Bridge to The Shard.

During the walk, you hear tales of legendary Londoners, from medieval to modern times, and enjoy a delicious cup of tea (or G&T!)

Sample Itinerary

Tower Hill

We learn the secrets of the Tower of London* a medieval Royal residence and infamous Tudor prison and uncover the stories – and ruins – of Roman London, founded two thousand years ago.

The Square Mile

We enjoy panoramic views from a secret rooftop garden whilst taking photos and spotting famous buildings, from ancient churches to the Walkie Talkie: the perfect mix of old and new.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

We take you to a quiet spot to enjoy the best views* of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece and share interesting stories about the people linked to the Cathedral, from Winston Churchill to Lady Di and William Turner.

Millenium Bridge

We take a stroll along this famous film location (Harry Potter, Mission: Impossible, Guardians of the Galaxy) and hunt for art treasures along the way whilst sharing interesting facts about the river Thames.

Tate Modern

We explore this former power station’s stunning architecture, hidden gems and fun gift shop and visit a cafe with exclusive views of the City after enjoying a walk along Bankside, home to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

Borough Market

We visit this trendy food market to taste British delights and visit an ancient building with links to Dickens, Shakespeare and Harvard.

Discover the contrasts of London on this fascinating panoramic walk.

*exterior views. Visits to the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral are not included in the walk but can be arranged upon request. All our experiences can be tailored to your interests and lifestyle. For a comprehensive tour of London please check Best of London in A Day.