Private Walking Tour of Old London

Private Walking Tour of Old London

Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel; he will help guests get a taxi or tube train to the beginning of the walking tour route. Your private guide will take you on a journey through time, discovering the Roman period’s hidden archaeology sites and lesser-known medieval gems. Our guides will engage and find out your interests and any particular things you would like to learn or do, on tour or afterwards.
* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel; he will help guests get a taxi or tube train to the beginning of the walking tour route. Your private guide will take you on a journey through time, discovering the Roman period’s hidden archaeology sites and lesser-known medieval gems. Our guides will engage and find out your interests and any particular things you would like to learn or do, on tour or afterwards.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Temple Church, The Temple King’s Bench Walk, London EC4Y 7BB England

Go-inside, the Temple Church, see the tombs of the knights and hear the tale of their contribution to our modern democracy. The mysterious and famously courageous warriors of the past specialised in protecting pilgrims en-route to the Holyland, probably the most dangerous undertaking of any would-be pilgrim.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Fleet Street, Fleet St, London EC4A England

Scuttle your way through the backstreets off Fleet Street, go-inside the “Twinings” tea-shop, stop at Dr Johnson’s House and peek inside an old Inn or two. City churches increase in number, but none are more impressive than St. Paul’s Cathedral, one of Europe’s great architectural masterpieces. There is an opportunity to go inside at the end of the tour or extend to make it part of the day.

Stop At: London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall, City of London, London EC2V 5AE England

See World War Two, bombed-out churchyards and secret gardens. Now you will go below ground and be surprised by a superb world-class art gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre. In 1988 archaeologists were rather surprised to find a huge arena while conducting a routine dig at the Guildhall. The one hundred year search for London’s Roman arena was over and now beautifully preserved underground for all to see.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: London, London, England

St Stephen Walbrook and the Temple of Mithras
See the award-winning Bloomberg offices, a virtually carbon-neutral building and housing a Roman secret. Go-inside the Temple of Mithras and marvel at the . We end the walk with a peek inside St. Stephen Walbrook, the Church that is said to be the forerunner of St. Paul’s Cathedral designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

Duration: 30 minutes