Unusual tours in London

Take a look at London from a different angle and see the quirkier side of the city.

With so many sightseeing tours in London and top 10 attractions to choose from, satisfying your hunger for culture, history, excitement and entertainment is easy. If only there were more hours in the day!

See London from a unique perspective with an unusual tour through history, across the water, up in the air, and via your taste buds.

Tour providers have introduced various measures to ensure your safety post-lockdown, including digital tickets, social distancing and smaller groups.

London by Night Bus Tour

See the city in a whole new light, with a London by Night Bus Tour during the darker, more romantic hours. See Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly all lit up on this guided tour, available in various languages.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

Take the Warner Bros. Studio Tour for an immersive, behind-the-scenes look at film-making. The tour features sets, costumes and props from the Harry Potter film series and showcases the British artistry, technology and talent that produced world-famous movies at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.

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Tower of London Beefeater Tour

Explore the Tower of London with a Beefeater guide and learn about the bloody history that dates back over many centuries. See the Crown Jewels, those famous black ravens, the Mint at the Tower and the iconic White Tower. Prepare yourself for tales of royalty, treachery and torture. 

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Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

Join the Jack the Ripper walking tour only if you dare! This guided walk around the spooky streets of east London delves into one of the world's most famous unsolved murders that took place in 1888. This gruesome trail is not for the faint at heart.

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Sherlock Holmes Tour

Uncover a multitude of important settings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's books on the Sherlock Holmes tour around London. See where Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr played the famous detective for film and TV. It would criminal to miss it.

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Wembley Stadium Tour

Take the unforgettable Wembley Stadium Tour and see England's changing rooms; walk in the footsteps of legends through the players' tunnel; and stand in the Royal Box with the FA Cup. Until your dream of playing at Wembley comes true, the only way to experience all this is to book a tour.

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Speedboat tours

Whizz down the Thames with Thames Rockets. Image courtesy of Thames Rockets.
Kids (and adults) will love whizzing up the Thames in a speedboat, it's the most thrilling way to see London! Step on board a small but speedy RIB, and an expert guide will point out attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye. Read More

London Legal Tour

Book your London Legal Tour with British Tours and be guided around the city's historical legal institutions in a private car or minibus. Witness the Supreme Court, the Old Bailey and the Royal Courts of Justice in action and sit in on a real courtroom hearing.

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London Walks

Walk through the scenic hidden streets, back roads and canal paths around the city with London Walks and discover more about Jack the Ripper, The Beatles, Shakespeare, royal London, ghosts in the City and London street art among others.

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Prices from £15.00

Houses of Parliament

Follow the same steps the Queen takes when she opens a session at the Houses of Parliament. Stand behind the Prime Minister's seat in the House of Commons and see Cromwell's death warrant for Charles I. Use the guided audio tour to recreate the atmosphere of government and learn about its historical significance. Temporarily unavailable

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Sandemans Grim Reaper Tour Free

Beginning in 15th-century London, the Sandemans Grim Reaper Tour takes walkers through the doom and gloom of London's dark East End, retracing the steps taken by the notorious Jack the Ripper. Stop off at the world's first psychiatric hospital, and examine the old site of Traitors' Gate, with this spooky tour, which departs from the exit of Tower Hill Underground Station. Temporarily unavailable

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Tales of Plague Guided Walk

Prepare to meet characters from the past on a Tales of Plague Guided Walk. Learn about the City of London's gruesome history from former residents such as Samuel Pepys and shadowy figures who hang around in eerie lanes and passageways. Temporarily unavailable

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Prices from £10.00

Loo Tours of London

Follow the lady with the toilet plunger as she guides you through London's smelly past on a Loo Tour of historical sites. Learn about London's Great Stink before finishing your tour with a cocktail in a former public toilet. Temporarily unavailable

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