Unusual tours in London

Take a look at London from a different angle and see the quirkier side of the city.
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With so many sightseeing tours in London and top 10 attractions to choose from, satisfying your hunger for culture, history, excitement and entertainment is easy. If only there were more hours in the day!

See London from a unique perspective with an unusual tour through history, across the water, on foot and by bus.

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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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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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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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Ghost Bus Tours

Step on board the Ghost Bus Tour and prepare your nerves for a theatrical experience that will take you through the scariest parts of London. Actors will guide you through the City of London, the West End's Theatreland, and across Tower Bridge to the more frightful parts of South London.

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Brigit's Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Tea on board a Brigit's Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. Image courtesy of Social Awaken.
Pair city sights with delightful bites, all aboard a vintage routemaster bus with Brigit's Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus Tour in London. Tuck into French-inspired cakes, sandwiches and pastries on the top deck, while spotting the likes of the London Eye and Buckingham Palace on this tea-tastic 90-minute tour. Read More
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Sherlock Holmes Tour

Uncover a multitude of important settings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's books on the Sherlock Holmes tour around London. See where Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr played the famous detective for film and TV. It would criminal to miss it.

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London by Night Bus Tour

See the city in a whole new light, with a London by Night Bus Tour during the darker, more romantic hours. See Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly all lit up on this guided tour, available in various languages.

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The Secret City - Treasure Hunt London

Take on a puzzle-filled urban adventure to discover a new side of London on The Secret City - Treasure Hunt London tour, working together as a team or competing head-to-head. Choose from a variety of unique immersive experiences including a Charles Dickens-inspired trail through Victorian London (A Rift in Time), or exploring the cobblestone mews and hidden gardens of Kensington (Mysterious Mews). 

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Speedboat tours

Whizz down the Thames with Thames Rockets. Image courtesy of Thames Rockets.
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. Read More

London Legal Tour

Book your London Legal Tour with British Tours and be guided around the city's historical legal institutions in a private car or minibus. Witness the Supreme Court, the Old Bailey and the Royal Courts of Justice in action and sit in on a real courtroom hearing.

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London Walks

Walk through the scenic hidden streets, back roads and canal paths around the city with London Walks and discover more about Jack the Ripper, The Beatles, Shakespeare, royal London, ghosts in the City and London street art among others.

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Sandemans Grim Reaper Tour

Beginning in 15th-century London, the Sandemans Grim Reaper Tour takes walkers through dark East End streets, retracing steps taken by the notorious Jack the Ripper. Stop off at the world's first psychiatric hospital and examine Traitors' Gate on this spooky tour, which departs from the exit of Tower Hill Underground Station.

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Loo Tours of London

Follow the lady with the toilet plunger as she guides you through London's smelly past on a Loo Tour of historical sites. Learn about London's Great Stink before finishing your tour with a cocktail in a former public toilet.

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