Tours & activities in London

London Old City Walking Tour

Discover major London landmarks on this 3-hour London Old City Tour!

ABOUT THE London Old City Walking Tour

Learn about the original London, a mere one square mile beside the river Thames. This 3-hour walking tour includes must-see sites like the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge and much more.


The Old City tour starts in front of the Apple Store in Covent Garden and finishes by the Tower of London. 


Small streets and river walkways

When you think of London, chances are you think of a bustling city, with tall buildings and busy roads, but on this London walking tour, your expert guide will remind you that that wasn’t always the case. As you explore a maze of small streets, church courtyards and river walkways, you’ll see London in an entirely different light.

The original London

With history stretching back almost 2,000 years, your guide will bring London’s historic center to life. From the 12th Century Church of the Knights Templar, to the RAF Church and the World War II blitz, you’ll soon discover that much of London’s most fascinating history is jam-packed into one square mile.

Some of London’s most important landmarks

You’ll want to keep your camera at the ready, as you’ll discover many of London’s top highlights around every corner on this walking tour. From London Bridge to Tower Bridge, from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Tower of London, you’ll also find Mansion House, the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange and the Monument.

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Your London Old City Walking Tour starts in front of the Apple Store in Covent Garden

  • Photograph the magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral
  • See two of London’s most important bridges, London Bridge and Tower Bridge
  • Marvel at the impressive Tower of London (entrance tickets available for purchase)
  • Discover the 12th Century Church of the Knights Templar
  • Hear about the dark days of the World War II blitz at the RAF church
  • Take in the sites of the Bank of England, Mansion House and more!


3:30 PM
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What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
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  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children up to 13 years old are welcome on this tour for free
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What is a Select Tour?


Select Tours focus on a particular area or district of a city, a certain aspect of its history or culture, or take you outside the city on a day trip. Select Tours are perfect for those who have enjoyed an introduction to the city and wish to delve deeper into the stories the city has to offer. These tours often venture further afield and make use of local public transport.

As with the Free Tour, Select Tours are provided by local freelance guides in partnership with SANDEMANs NEW Europe, who bring their personal flair and expert knowledge to these specifically themed tours. Select tours have a fixed ticket price - we recommend purchasing your ticket in advance, either during a Free Tour or online.

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Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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