Private Real London History Tours

A private tour in London is ideal for individuals, couples, families or small groups who want a real London history tour with apersonal touch.

No matter your interests or background, we have a private tour unearthing London's history that will suit.

Many of our private walking tours explore hidden places which many guidebooks simply just don't cover, covering a wide range of interests and local London history.

On the day you’ll be met by your very own private, passionate and professional London Tour Guide.

Our fun and engaging private tours make memorable London experiences for all.

It's quick and easy to book instantly online 24/7:

1. Select a date and time to suit you

2. Pay online using our secure payments system

3. Receive your booking confirmation with your event details including guide contact and meeting place.

  • Qualified London tour guides
  • Private tour prices start from £135
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If you require a bespoke tour please contact us.

Private Heretics and Horrors Tour

Explore the City of London's bloody part. 

Embark on this private walking tour that explores the horrors of living through some of London's most historic moments in history including the Great Plague, the Great Fire of London and the Blitz. 

Starts: St Paul's Tube Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private Victorian Covent Garden Tour

Delve into the world of Music Halls, the introduction of ice cream and the of Victorian engineering.

Stand where the Thames once dominated. Visit one of London's most famous  markets.

Starts: Charing Cross Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Road to Ruin Tour

Investigate a number of fascinating buildings along an ancient Drover's road into London including an 'in and out pub', a world-famous inn, a brewery, two gin distilleries and even a licensed pawn broker!

Starts: Angel Tube Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private Wonders of Whitehall Tour

The area of Whitehall is brimming not only with iconic London locations but with hidden histories which will even surprise and delight Londoners!

Starts: Westminster Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Kings Cross Private Tour

Explore the area of Kings Cross, through beautiful crescents and atmospheric Georgian side streets.

Hear historical stories of literary greats such as Charles Dickens and Poet Laureate John Betjeman among others.

Starts: Euston Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private Great Fire of London Tour

Explore the events during a few days in September 1666 which left so much destruction, forcing Londoners to rebuild their lives.

Hear the story of the Great Fire of London & explore the medieval streets in which it was played out. 

Starts: Monument Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private Financial London Tour

Explore the heart of the capital's financial markets. Walk down narrow alleys where the deals done in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries propelled London to pre-eminence.

See how the markets established thenare traded now, and why they are vital to the UK's economy.

Starts: St Mary Axe in the square

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Roman London Tour

We will look at both hugely impressive remains, and intriguing smaller parts of Londinium that most people just don’t know about.

The sheer size of Roman London was truly impressive. Come along and discover the monumental history hidden beneath our feet.

Starts: Tower Hill Station Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Hampstead Tour

On this privateLondon walking tour, discover how Hampstead Village has a rich history of intellectual and artistic associations.

Starts: Hampstead Tube Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Best of Blackfriars Tour

Step back in time to Roman, Medieval, Tudor and Victorian London, discover the best of Blackfriars on this circular tour of a much forgotten world. 

Follow in the footsteps of literary greats such as Victorian author Dickens, Pepys and Shakespeare.

Starts: Blackfriars Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Georgian London Tour

Discover a time of speculation, squalor and satire in an area with a long and changeable past.

On this private London walking tour, go back to the days when the area had a raucous reputation and see how it transformed from a place to be avoided at all costs to a most desirable postcode. 

Starts: Angel Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Oliver Twist Tour

Hear True Spy Stories from the files of the British security services on this tour of central London, where buildings connected with the intelligence community stay hidden in plain sight.

You'll see buildings used by MI5, MI6 and Military Intelligence in the past and some still used today.

Starts: St James's Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private True Spy Stories Tour

Hear True Spy Stories from the files of the British security services on this tour of central London, where buildings connected with the intelligence community stay hidden in plain sight.

You'll see buildings used by MI5, MI6 and Military Intelligence in the past and some still used today.

Starts: St James's Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

Private Soho Tour

Explore many nasal passageways of Soho and the West End including art installations and body bits.

Learn about the varied history behind some of the best of Soho's architecture, biggest celebrities and artistic facial features in an ever-changing community.

Starts: Covent Garden Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Dragons of London Tour

The City of London is surrounded by dragons. On this walk we explore the city of London in search of these proud and yet elusive beasts.

Topics include: the Romans, Great Fire of London, Dick Whittington, T.S. Eliot, Harry Potter, Tower of London and England's patron Saint George.

Starts: London Bridge Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private River Thames Tour

Starting at Blackfriars walk along the length of the City of London's edge of the Thames to the Tower of London. 

Marvel at the engineering of London's first bridge for 100 years. Learn about Queen Matilda and King Alfred and the importance of Queenhithe.

Starts: Blackfriars Bridge

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Industrial East London Tour

East London has a proud heritage of industrial heritage stretching back to the start of the industrial Revolution.

See surviving industrial buildings including a railway print works, Europe's largest tide mill, and the building known as the Cathedral of Sewage.

Starts: Stratford Station

Duration: 120 mins

Step-free access: no

Private Southwark Tour

The area of Southwark is popular with foodies and film-makers alike but it was once a Mecca for miscreants who enjoyed its taverns and theatres, brothels and bear-baiting.

Explore familiar territory for world-famous writers such as William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Chaucer.

Starts: London Bridge Station

Duration: 90 mins

Step-free access: yes

 
 

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