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The Quirky London Tour

Are you new to London and wanting to find out about the lesser-known facts of the city’s well-known sites? Perhaps you are a local who is curious to find out more about the place you call home? Insider London’s Quirky London Tour is just the ticket! The rare, eccentric, comical, and just plain quirky facts of London are all discussed on this walking tour. Your Insider guide will show you the oddities of London that you may find missing from your maps and guide books.

Highlights of the Quirky London Tour


Highlights include:

  • Discover what are quite possibly the smallest club and police station in London.
  • How straight roads can actually be very exciting, indeed.
  • A grand home built by a Duke out of stones he simply ‘borrowed’ from the nearby buildings.
  • Sculptures that made the Edwardians in London blush and swiftly close their blinds.
  • Lions that would upset any zoologist.
  • The writing site and performance location of some of the greatest operettas by the famed musical duo, Gilbert & Sullivan.

The Quirky London Tour covers a vast array of topics in this two hours’ walking tour of the best bits of London. Sites include the Royal Opera House, Waterloo Bridge, Savoy Hotel and Trafalgar Square, among many others, guided by one of our Insiders to give you a delightfully fact-filled and entertaining walking tour. Bound to be a hit for guests of all ages and interests, everyone will leave with a better understanding of the area and several amusing stories of ye olde quirky London towne!

What you need to know

Where do we meet?

In front of Marks & Spencer, opposite to Covent Garden tube station.

How long is the tour?

Approximately 2 hours

When does the tour run?

The tour runs weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and UK Bank Holiday. The Quirky London Tour may also be booked as a private tour at a time suitable for you and your party, please send us an email to make an enquiry.

Where does the tour finish?

Trafalgar Square

8 reviews for Quirky Tour

  1. 5 out of 5


    This astounding tour was a definite highlight on our weekend in London. Our guide Tony loves what he does, his sparkling eyes tell in every minute of the amazing stories he shares. We stood alternately open mouthed or died laughing. Thanks, Tony!

  2. 5 out of 5


    Strange, weird, bizarre – yes – making the tour fascinating, humorous and unique. It gave me a new take on parts of London I thought I knew well – I’d recommend it to both Londoners and tourists.

  3. 5 out of 5


    A really enjoyable afternoon out – we heard the weirdest behind-the-scenes stories! The guide was funny and very entertaining.

  4. 5 out of 5


    This bizarre London tour was a great addition to our day – giving us lots of unusual things to talk about afterwards! It’s one of the best hen party activities in London.

  5. 4 out of 5


    A new, strange way of looking at London – I’m really familiar with the city, but everything on the tour was a real surprise. So many strange facts and stories – really enjoyed it!

  6. 5 out of 5


    Learn all manner of amazing trivia on the Quirky London Tour. If you think you’ve seen everything London has to offer, think again.

  7. 5 out of 5


    London walks with an offbeat twist! A guide book, at best, can only give you an overarching level of detail, whereas something like this Quirky London Tour delves into so much more! The Quirky London Tour promised to show me some of the weird and bizarre London history that’s occurred throughout the years – and I wasn’t disappointed. There’s loads of interesting stuff here! Is the Quirky London Tour worth it? The answer is Yes!

  8. 5 out of 5


    The Quirky London Tour was fun and full of laughs. I’m a big fan of weird London facts and the Quirky Tour was chock full of them. It offers all kinds of bizarre London stories that are fun to pass along.

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