London, England’s and the UK’s capital in all aspects, and arguably one of the world’s most important cities, has been steadily standing as an exceptional destination for tourism. Filled with a mix of history and modernity, there is more to do in London than one could ever imagine. Its cosmopolitan culture is vibrant, and its people are friendly. So, it only makes sense that you would want to get a guided tour of your activities in London. This selection of tours we have catered for you will give you a variety of things to do, from gastronomy to sight-seeing (or even both!), all the while enjoying the knowledge of experts guides. Read on to learn about the best GetYourGuide tours in London, UK.
As the name implies, this tour will bring you on a drunken journey through London’s most well-known and historic pubs. If pubs are a staple of English culture, this tour seems like a great way to explore the country’s capital. Your guide (who is, by the way, much praised in the comments) will walk you through an itinerary of London’s pubs, and tell you historical facts about the steps you’re treading. Price does not include the foods and drinks you may get at the pubs.
London: Historical Pub Walking Tour
Duration: 3.5 hour
If alcohol isn’t your thing but you still want to stimulate your palate during your visit to London, this tour might be for you! You will be led by a cocoa expert to the city’s finest artisan chocolatiers. You will learn more about chocolate, and discover London’s Mayfair area. This affordable tour includes several samples of chocolate goods, as well as a 10 percent discount on purchases in the stores you will visit.
London: 3 Hour VIP Chocolate Tour
Duration: 3 hour
The changing of the guard is a true London royal tradition taking place every day at 11 AM. Of course, you can just try to figure it out on your own, but this guided tour, handled by experts on the tradition, will lead you through the crowds to get you to the best spots to see the ceremony as it unfolds. You will also get plenty of information on the historical details of this royal tradition.
London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour
Duration: 1.5 hour
This guided tour is divided between the realm of urban history and criminology. With interactive visual material, you will experience some of London’s Victorian era as you retrace the steps of the infamous Jack the Ripper. In this tour, you will be able to learn about the theories, conspiracies, and facts about Jack the Ripper. Reviews praise the tour guide and claim the tour is truly entertaining and insightful.
London: Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Duration: 105 minute
For this tour, you’ll get to hop on one of London’s famous two-story buses to explore the city on a tour that’s fully customized to your needs and whims. You can choose either a 24, 48 or 72-hour long tour on which you will freely board buses around the city. You can hop off at any time and engage in activities of your choice or choose a walking tour led by a professional guide (included in the total price). You can even choose to hop on a boat and cruise on the Thames to see the city from a whole different point of view!
The Original London Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour
Duration: 1 day
Football (or soccer) fans, rejoice! Soccer being such a primordial element in British culture nowadays, this tour could even interest non-football fans. This tour will allow you to visit the home stadium of the Chelsea Football Club: from walking on the field to going backstage and exploring the stadium’s museum. Of course, you will be guided by an expert on this whole journey.
Chelsea Football Club Stadium and Museum Tour
Duration: 1 hour
Madame Tussauds is now an established brand of museums all over the world, from New York to Beijing. But it all started in London, and the original establishment remains the largest and the most popular. The museum boasts over 300 life-like wax sculptures, all standing in immersive decors to give you a truly unique experience. This tour grants you access to the museum, as well as granting you access to three different interactive animations, such as the 4D Marvel experience.
Madame Tussauds London
Duration: 1.5 to 2.5 hour
The Tower of London, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is an absolute must-see when visiting London. On this tour, you will learn about the history of this thousand-year-old fortress, and bask in all its beauty. Your ticket will also grant you access to all exhibits including the unmissable Crown Jewels, and you will get to experience the Yeoman Warders tour where you will be told of ancient tales.
London: Tower of London and Crown Jewels Exhibition Ticket
Duration: 1 day
On this Harry Potter-themed tour of London, you will be guided by experts and lovers of the franchise, to all of London’s magical places. You will begin the tour by being sorted in a house, before heading to iconic places of the movies such as the real Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, the Platform 9 ¾, and many other sites that inspired J.K Rowling for her series. And for the real aficionados, there will be Harry Potter trivia all throughout the tour! This tour is also categorized as a “GetYourGuide Original”, which vouches for the best quality tours and guides.
Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour
Duration: 2.5 hour
This one-of-a-kind tour will take place on quite a peculiar bus. This bus, the “Bustronome”, will take you across the city, passing by famous landmarks such as Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, or St Paul’s Cathedral. But here’s the twist: during your three hours on this bus, you will be served fine and fresh meals, prepared on this very bus! You will sit on the second level of the bus, with a glass roof, as you dine your way through London.
London: 6-Course Luxury Dinner Bus Tour
Duration: 3 hour
The city from another point of view
Overall, these tours will allow you to visit the city through a different, more knowledgeable point of view. You will learn plenty of things about the city’s history and its landmarks, accompanied by experts and passionate tour guides! London has so much to offer, and getting premium access to all its wonders is a chance you shouldn’t miss.
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