Discover London this half-term with our fun half-price London guided walks
Half term is a great time for young adventurers to discover London, not just the main sights but about its history and the people who lived and worked here.
Which London adventure will you choose?
Half price tickets available for half term week Monday 21 - Saturday 26 October 2019
Adult tickets £6 & Kids £4 + booking fee
Monday 21 October, 1pm - BOOK NOW
A popular guided walk introducing you to the Wonders of Whitehall.
Explore the historical district of Whitehall see the iconic Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, uncover the secrets behind notorious British monarchs and marvel at world-renowned architecture and learn their evocative and sometimes surprising history.
Tuesday 22 October, 1pm BOOK NOW
Saturday 26 October, 6pm - BOOK NOW
Walk along the medieval street plan of the City of London. How would people have lived during the great plague? What did they do to try and avoid this deadly disease? Why were cats and dogs no longer safe on the streets? What were Watchmen paid to watch?
We will discuss how Bloody Mary earned her name, was she as bad or worse than her father Henry VIII? and why did people fear her?
Were body snatchers a necessity? Did Sherlock Holmes really jump?
Wednesday 23 October, 1pm - BOOK NOW
Welcome to Gothic Victorian London. Most of the London locations mentioned the most are in Soho. Even though fictional, there are places we can see which match the description.
This 90 minute guided walk includes excerpts of the book, recreating gothic London.
Thursday 24 October, 1pm - BOOK NOW
Victorian London was a dangerous place especially after dark, with highwaymen and other scoundrel’s waiting to pounce on anyone crossing their path.
This walk follows the footsteps of Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger on their final leg of their journey through London to reach Fagin’s lair as described in Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist.
Friday 25 October 1pm - BOOK NOW
Explore some of the beautifully maintained Victorian gardens, discover their hidden secrets before venturing through some residential streets, once the homes for artists Samuel Clarkson and William Etty and workplaces for literature giants Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens.
Stand where the Thames used to dominate and take in the messy madness of one of the most famous London markets.
Saturday 26 October, 3pm - BOOK NOW
Time to take your rose tinted history specs off....
The area of Farringdon and Smithfields is awash with historic stories of Bloody London; from cold-blooded murders, public executions and body parts associated with them.
"I would highly recommend these walks. Hazel uses a great deal of her great personality to make the walk and history come alive." Richard, Ruislip