Private City of London Walking Tour

Private City of London Walking Tour

This is a unique opportunity to take a private tailor-made tour of the oldest part of London, the City of London. You will see around the back streets and hidden areas where the big buses and tours don’t go as well as seeing the main attractions. You will be entertained with stories about the famous people and events which have shaped this fascinating district of London.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This is a unique opportunity to take a private tailor-made tour of the oldest part of London, the City of London. You will see around the back streets and hidden areas where the big buses and tours don’t go as well as seeing the main attractions. You will be entertained with stories about the famous people and events which have shaped this fascinating district of London.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

You start your tour outside St Paul’s Cathedral, London’s mother church. Your guide will entertain you with stories of some of the great events that have happened there and talk about the building and architecture of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece. You can add the additional option of a guided tour of the inside of the cathedral.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2 7HH England

See the 15th century Guildhall, the ceremonial and administrative centre of the City of London. This is also the site of the largest amphitheatre in Roman Britain. You may even catch sight of one or two giants here!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mansion House of City of London, Walbrook, London EC4N 8BH England

See the home of the Lord Mayor of London, the mayor of only this district of London and hear about their ceremonial role. You will also see the Bank of England, the largest custodian of gold in the world after the New York Federal Reserve.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Exchange Building London, Threadneddle St Mansion House, London England

You will take a walk through the Royal Exchange. This beautiful 19th century building was occupied by the Lloyds Insurance market for nearly 150 years and now houses upmarket shops and restaurants.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR England

Leadenhall Market was built on the site of a Roman basilica and forum and dates back to the 14c. You have a chance to walk through the market with its beautiful 19c building and see some of the shops and restaurants which now inhabit this space. Your guide will tell you stories about some of the characters associated with the market. You will also get a view of the unusual Lloyds of London building.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Monument St., London EC3R 8AH England

Here you will see Robert Hooke’s Monument to the Great Fire of London of 1666 and hear all about one of the major historical events which shaped the history of the City of London.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Guild Church of St. Margaret Pattens, Rood Lane Eastcheap, London EC3M 1HS England

You will take a walk down Eastcheap and have a chance to see some of the tiny cobbled lanes with their medieval jettied houses, giving you a real feel for medieval London. You will hear stories of how the people of medieval London lived and see the Church of St Margaret Pattens with its 200 foot spire.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tower of London, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB England

You finish your tour at the Tower of London, London’s famous former prison and royal palace and where the Crown Jewels of the British monarchy are kept and guarded. Your guide will entertain you with stories of some of the famous prisoners of the Tower. Why not enhance your experience by adding on the option of a guided tour of the inside of the Tower of London.

Duration: 15 minutes