Best London tours

Visit London's most famous landmarks on one of these top London sightseeing tours.
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Take a sightseeing tour of London to explore the city's best attractions and famous landmarks with an expert guide or at your own pace. See the capital from a different perspective on a walking tour, a double-decker bus tour, or a river Thames tour. Or book a one-day hop-on hop-off bus tour to explore the sights at your own pace.

Christmas Lights London by Night bus tour

Christmas lights on Regent Street, Photo by Jamie Davies on Unsplash
See London's top sights such as the London Eye and Trafalgar Square illuminated with sparkling lights as you travel around the city on an Christmas lights bus tour. With your expert guide in tow, enjoy wintry window displays, fairy light-lined streets and famous landmarks lit up on this memorable night-time tour.  Read More
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Open-top bus tours

Golden Tours hop-on hop-off bus at The London Eye © Golden Tours

See London from the top deck of an open-top double decker bus. The hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket allows you explore London at your own pace, even at night, and you can enjoy added extras including free walking tours and a 24-hour Thames river pass.

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Total London Experience

Take the Total London Experience to see sights both old and new including St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and the riverside area of Greenwich. See astonishing views from The London Eye and relax aboard a Thames boat ride, giving you the chance to experience the city from different viewpoints.

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Tower of London Beefeater Tour

Explore the Tower of London with a Beefeater guide and learn about the bloody history that dates back over many centuries. See the Crown Jewels, those famous black ravens, the Mint at the Tower and the iconic White Tower. Prepare yourself for tales of royalty, treachery and torture. 

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

Take the Warner Bros. Studio Tour for an immersive, behind-the-scenes look at film-making. The tour features sets, costumes and props from the Harry Potter film series and showcases the British artistry, technology and talent that produced world-famous movies at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.

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London by Night Tour

See the sights of the city lit up at dusk on this London by Night Tour with a twist. Highlights include Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London. You'll never view London in the same way again!

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Shakespeare's Globe Tour

Shakespeare's Globe Tours © Pete Le May. Image courtesy of Shakespeare's Globe.
Explore the authentic reconstruction of Shakespeare's original theatre on a guided tour of Shakespeare's Globe. Learn more about the history of the original playhouse in a special exhibition packed full of interactive exhibits and artefacts, before entering the auditorium with a guide who brings the Bard's stories to life. Read More

City Cruises Sightseeing Tour

Go on a sightseeing tour on the Thames with City Cruises. Sit back, relax and enjoy London's top sights and attractions from the river. You can also indulge in a special lunch, dinner or an afternoon tea with a view you'll never forget.

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Downton Abbey London Tour of Locations

Relive some of your favourite moments from Downton Abbey on a special walking tour taking in London filming locations from the hit series. Discover the Crawleys' London home, Grantham House, plus other locations including the Lotus Jazz Club, Caxton Hall and The National Gallery, which all feature in the show. Read More

Arsenal Emirates Stadium Tours

Take a look behind the scenes at one of the world's finest sporting arenas. The tour offers you the opportunity to get a sense of what the Arsenal stars feel like on a match day. Enjoy the luxurious changing room and take a walk down the tunnel before taking the manager's seat in the dug-out.

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Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

Join the Jack the Ripper walking tour only if you dare! This guided walk around the spooky streets of east London delves into one of the world's most famous unsolved murders that took place in 1888. This gruesome trail is not for the faint at heart.

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Tour of the London Underground

Baker Street London Underground station © Unsplash/Felix Hanspach
Have you ever wondered how one of the world’s oldest and most sophisticated transport systems came to be? On this two-hour Tour of the London Underground uncover secrets of a world that exists right beneath your feet. From the first ever underground station to one of the city’s most futuristic. Discover the history of this complicated network of trains that has kept Londoners connected for more than 150 years.  Read More

Big Bus Tour *

Westminster Abbey. Image courtesy of Westminster Abbey

Tick off the capital's famous landmarks by day or night, and explore some hidden gems with Big Bus Tour on the red hop-on-hop-off route, which includes a Thames river cruise. Choose from 24-, 48- or 72-hour tickets to spot the likes of Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, The London Eye and more.

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London helicopter tours *

Fly over the capital on a ride with The London Helicopter. © Chris Johnson Photography/The London Helicopter.
Make memories for a lifetime as you see the city from above on a London helicopter tour. Choose your departure point and take your pick from shorter or longer flights, which allow you to spot landmarks such as the river Thames and Tower Bridge from the air during this special experience. Read More *

Buckingham Palace tour

Take the unique opportunity to step inside Buckingham Palace each summer. Explore the palace's usually private spaces, including the State Rooms, Throne Room and galleries filled with fine art on this self-guided tour. Read More

The Secret City - Treasure Hunt London

Head out on an urban adventure across London figuring out cryptic clues and solving mind-bending riddles to uncover the city's best-kept secrets. The Secret City - Treasure Hunt London takes you on a journey through the city's incredible history and culture, as you discover top-rated pubs and cafes along the way. Encounter eccentric figures and grand palaces on A Forbidden Fayre, or flee from a witch and find the origins of time on the Greenwich Guile tour.  Read More

Tootbus

Tootbus (formerly known as The Original London Sightseeing Tour) runs frequent hop-on hop-off tours on a traditional open-top bus, while some tours also include a river cruise. There's a choice of recorded commentaries in English and French. If you've got children, join the 45-minute Kids Tour for lots of fun facts!

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Walking tours

Stretch your legs and explore London on a guided walking tour. Options include a haunted London pub tour, a Sherlock Holmes and a royal-themed tour, a guided walk in Richmond and many more.

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Speedboat tours

Kids (and adults) will love whizzing up the Thames in a speedboat, it's the most thrilling way to see London! Step on board a small but speedy RIB, and an expert guide will point out attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye.

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Private London Tours

The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Image courtesy of British Tours Ltd.

See famous London sights such as St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London on a private tour by car or on foot; or pick from tours focused on special interests, from architecture to VIPs and kids attractions, with British Tours.

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