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London Quirky Walking Tour

Highlights
  • See London’s West End with new eyes thanks to your guide’s colorful stories

  • Explore Covent Garden, the Strand, Trafalgar Square, and more

  • Hear about convents, freak shows, murders, palaces, and debauchery
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London Quirky Walking Tour
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London Quirky Walking Tour
From US$15.67
Overview

Even if conventional walking tours bore you, the colorful and bizarre stories on this one will have you reeling. Get a new perspective on London’s famous West End as you learn about notorious murders, freak shows, 17th-century courtesans, and a palace with its very own “Dead House”. Along the way, soak up sights from Trafalgar Square to the Savoy Hotel.

What to Expect
In two hours, stroll through the famous Covent Garden piazza, weave through historic backstreets and join the colourful chaos of the Strand, up to Trafalgar Square. From the beautiful theatres of the Royal Opera House and the London Coliseum, to the grandeur of the Savoy and the stunning Somerset House, this tour will unearth the hidden secrets of the sites you've seen, and the sites you haven't!

Discover the story of: 
- The seventeenth century "Pretty Woman" 
- One of London's most notorious murders 
- The palace with its own "Dead House"
- A Victorian freak show's star attraction
 
and much more in two hours of light hearted history!
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2018
Covent Garden was a highlight

Had a very small group (4) tour with guide Eden (sp?) on a sunny Saturday. Guide was very accommodating (looked to tailor what she spoke about to the interests of the group) and was a wealth of knowledge (no question seemed to stump her). We...More

2  Thank SaskaBoy
EdenE71, Guide at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for your kind review! I really enjoyed leading the tour for you and your wife as well as the other couple on the tour, and I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. It would be an absolute pleasure to see you...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Didn't matter that it was a miserable, rainy morning

Eden took us back into time reliving life as it was centuries ago in Covent Garden. Very knowledgeable guide and happy to answer questions. The tour so absorbing that the miserable weather didn't spoil it. I am a Londoner and have walked these streets many...More

1  Thank Susan20132014
EdenE71, Tour Guide at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi Susan, Thanks so much for your review and your kind words. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed my tour, it was an absolute pleasure to lead the tour for you and your friend. Hopefully see you on another tour again soon...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile
Brilliant!

I have lived and worked in London but this tour still showed me new parts of the city I thought I was familiar with, and I leant lots of interesting facts too. Ben, our guide, was knowledgeable and professional, giving exactly the right amount of...More

1  Thank 664RachelH
Eden E, Guide & Bookings Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Rachel, Thanks so much for your kind words, your review means a lot to us. We are so pleased you had such a positive experience with Ben, he certainly is a great guide. It's also really helpful for us to get your feedback on...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile
Great tour

We were lucky and wound up being the only people registered for the tour, so we essentially had a private tour. Ben was funny, knowledgeable and entertaining. It was great to take a tour that had more colorful stories about London history. Highly recommended.More

Thank UrsulaK
Eden E, Bookings Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Ursula, thanks so much for your review of the Quirky Tour! Your feedback means a lot to us and Ben, and we are very pleased you enjoyed our alternative history of one of London's most loved areas, Covent Garden and the West End. Thank...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour of London- Ben was brilliant!

My mum and I decided to do the Quirky London walking tour as we wanted something different to do. Ben was our tour guide, and even though there was only the two of us he was full of enthusiasm and delivered the tour really well!...More

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Eden E, Bookings Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for your review of the Quirky Tour, and for recommending it as something different to do! Your review means a lot to us and Ben, and we're very glad you had such a positive experience with him, we agree that...More

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Response from Susan20132014 | Reviewed this property |
11.00 am. It lasted 2 hours.
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