Award-Winning London Walking Tours
London is a huge, ever-changing city, full of both stunning historical sights and cutting-edge innovations. Exploring the city can be an overwhelming experience, whether you're a tourist visiting for a day trip or a Londoner born and bred!
That’s where Insider London come in.
Our award-winning guided walking tours give you the inside track on the very best that London has to offer. Hear the eye-opening stories behind Shoreditch’s Street Art, discover London’s cutting-edge sustainability scene, or delve into the hidden history of the London Underground. All of Insider London's unique walking tours reveal an unusual and unforgettable side to the capital city, explained by our enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guides.
Meet our Lovely Local Guides
Each of our walking tours stems from a love of the vibrant and individual neighbourhoods that make up London. Our lovely tour guides live in London or on its doorstep and are often part of its creative community, working as artists and performers in the capital. This ensures the details you hear are not only juicy but spot-on accurate too!
We believe that our guides' enthusiasm and insider knowledge makes Insider London's tours the best in London (and the fantastic feedback we get from our customers suggests they agree.) So tear up that guide book and let’s unearth the best bits of London!
Alternative Walking Tours and Unique Educational Tours
Our tours are different. We don’t offer the run-of-the-mill sightseeing trips to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Instead, our unique and cutting-edge tours take you right to the heart of what London is all about, uncovering what makes London one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan capital cities in the world.
Insider London offers a medley of alternative and unusual walking tours around the city. For culture-seekers, our Street Art Tour covers a wonderful collection of murals and street art in East London while our historical guided tours delve into the history of drinking, gangs, and debauchery in the capital. We also created the original London Underground tour, ideal for digging out the fascinating past of this 150-year-old British institution. If you're searching for the ultimate shopping experience, our one-of-a-kind retail tour is the ultimate introduction to London’s most opulent and innovative shopping outlets.
Our educational guided tours are perfect for corporate events or student groups. These unique tours include an exploration of East London’s Tech hub at Silicon Roundabout and an introduction to London’s coolest modern architecture. If you're keen to discover more about London's dynamic financial and business centre, check out our original in-depth business experience and finance tour based in the bustling City of London. Insider London’s in-depth business visits are incredibly popular, especially among student groups, and involve a behind-the-scenes visit to one of London’s fascinating businesses to hear from the senior management about how the company works.
Bespoke and Tailored Walking Tours
Whether you’re visiting with friends, family, colleagues or students, all of our guided walking tours of London can be delivered exclusively at a time and date to suit you. Insider London can help with everything from designing your bespoke tour to assisting with your group’s travel arrangements.
Depending on your interests, we can tailor a bespoke tour programme for you. Want to learn more about London’s architecture? We can craft a timetable that takes in 1,000 years of architecture from the ancient alleyways of Smithfield through to the striking, shiny skyscrapers of The City. We can even swing by some of London’s famous and unusual eateries for an ‘all-in’ experience.
We’ve created many weird and wonderful private walking tours in the past. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we can whip one up for you!
Alternative London Tours
Discover London's most famous sightseeing spots as well as its hidden secrets with Insider London's choice of alternative and quirky walking tours. Suitable for locals, tourists or larger student groups, these premium walking tours can be booked privately to accommodate your needs and specific interests. Prepare to be entertained, informed and surprised!
Insider London’s corporate events are well known for being innovative, cutting-edge and inspiring. Our private walking tours make fantastic team-building experiences and can be adapted to suit your business needs. In the past, we've run tours for the likes of Google, Eurostar, BBC, Deloitte, TESCO, and many more.
Private Party Packages
We can help you to organise an appropriate walking tour for any event or celebration! From birthdays to wine tastings, or Hen and Stag Parties to seasonal walking tours like our Halloween Ghost Tour, we can accommodate just about any request. Each walking tour is specifically designed to highlight London’s most interesting rare sites and curiosities and to cater to your needs and interests.