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It may be one of the most recognizable cities in the world with its iconic landmarks and signature style, but delve deeper and there’s a side of London you never expected. The food is better than what you’ve been told. The history goes beyond the Royal Family. And there’s more ways to get around than the Tube. When exploring the things to do in London, don’t stick to what you know: Zip along the River Thames on a speedboat, go on hidden history tours, and take cooking classes, among other activities with Airbnb Experiences.

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Make a silver ring with The Ringsmiths at Oxo Tower Wharf
Come and enjoy this hands on 2.5 hour workshop getting creative and jewellery making. Craft your very own hammered sterling silver ring, whether as a gift for somebody or a treat for yourself. Hosted by The Ringsmiths, a team of jewellers who all currently run their successful individual brands as well as teaching jewellery. They will guide you through the process of making a ring using traditional goldsmithing techniques such as annealing, forging, soldering, and filing to name but a few. In this workshop you will have the option of making either a wide hammered band or two fine hammered stacking rings (as pictured). Over the course of the class you will have plenty of opportunity to practice your newfound skills. Using a range of tools needed to make your ring, as demonstrated by The Ringsmiths throughout. We also offer gold plating at an additional cost. The plating can be requested at the end of the class. Please note these services have a lead time of 2-3 weeks. Other things to note With a maximum of eight people in any one session, you can rest assured that there’ll be plenty of opportunity for one-on-one interaction with the jewellers.
Making sushi with a Japanese sushi chef
The address of cooking class will be 170-172 Hammersmith Road London W67JP The restaurant called "Suzu house" In this class you will learn how to make 4 types of sushi that you find at most Japanese restaurants: Hosomaki Nigiri Temaki Uramaki *Vegetarian and Vegan customers are welcome too. please inform us when you arrive. *This class is suitable for gluten free, dairy free and nut free(we only use sesame). We have gluten free soy sauce available. * We don't show how to make sushi rice with this class but you will receive the Instructions of it as well as how to make sushi at home and where you can buy sashimi grade fish. Makiko will also will teach you Japanese table manners including how to hold chopsticks and eat sushi Japanese way. Also why we need wasabi and ginger to eat sushi. Other things to note- Please inform us in advance if you have any dietary concern or if you don't want to use raw fish. We are happy to provide cooked ingredients. Children are welcome. Please note, children aged 6-10 needs to be accompanied by a paying adult over 18 years of age.
London Pottery Workshop
This is a relaxed pottery workshop, giving you a crash course introduction to pottery. Perfect for anyone who is curious about pottery or want to try something new! No prior experience required, all level welcomed. The workshop is a three-hour crash course introduction to pottery where you will learn how to work with the clay and gain basic pottery skills. The tutor will start the workshop by demonstrating different hand-building and throwing on the wheel techniques you will be learning and applying. During the workshop you are welcome to play and experiment with the clay as much as you like. You will be creating something handmade that is truly personal and unique that is made by you. Make some enjoyable memories ( maybe even the scene from ghost ) ! You are welcome to play and experiment as much as you like! Max group class size = 10 In light of the current COVID-19 please be aware of the health and safety guild-lines. The studio is fully sanitised and cleaned before and after the workshop. Everyone is provided with antibacterial wipes, sanitisers, and disposable aprons. Please feel free to bring anything else with you to keep you safe and protected. All material provided and option to glaze fire £5 per piece Other things to note Please make sure your nails are short.
Explore Harry Potter's London Tour
Join me as we venture into the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter in London! On this walking tour of London's streets we will watch clips from the movies while I regale you with behind-the-scenes stories of those locations and how they were used in the film series. Our first stop will be the entrance to Diagon Alley, before we pop down to see the Ministry of Magic, and find out which Leaky Cauldron has the best tacos, as well as others I don't want to spoil here. I will also share some of the strangest, funniest non-HP facts I've learned about London along the way. We will finish at Borough Market, London's top street food destination, with King's Cross just a separate Tube ride away. PLEASE be aware the tour is offered in English only, and it is largely story-based, so a better-than-basic conversational grasp of English is essential. While witches and wizards of all ages are welcome, due to the amount of walking and the content, I more recommend it for ages 11+. Strictly one person per slot. No exceptions. Step-free route for wheelchairs available This London street walking tour is not affiliated with the WB Studio Tour at Watford. Other things to note Every person (over 11yo) will need an Oyster card or contactless payment method with at least £2.40. The tour contains about 90 minutes of brisk walking so make sure little legs are up for that!
Retired Royal Guard Central London Walk
I invite you to join me to see Royal palaces and other iconic royal sites, hear personal stories of my experiences with members of the Royal Family and even get to see a piece of Prince William's and Kate's wedding cake! We will start at Trafalgar Square and hear about its history and then move on to see the pomp and pageantry of the Changing of the Queen's Life Guard. We then walk along The Mall to St James' Palace and Clarence House where I will tell you tales of Princes William and Harry the night before William's wedding. Next is a short walk to Buckingham Palace where you will have more opportunities to take photos and hear stories of the Royal household. We then walk into picturesque St James' Park where there is a chance to pause (kiosk available for drinks) and look at gifts presented to me by members of the Royal family. On the way to Parliament Square I will tell you all about the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament and Big Ben). The final part of the walk takes us along Whitehall, past Downing Street (home of the Prime Minister) and then to the spot where King Charles 1st was executed. We will finish back at Trafalgar Square Other things to note If on the 2pm walk we will see a shortened Guard change at 4pm. We will have an opportunity on the way for a short stop for you to buy drinks and visit a toilet.

What London has to offer

Pub Tour of Notting Hill & Kensington
We’ll take a guided tour of the most interesting and characterful pubs in London's Notting Hill and Kensington. We’ll venture away from the tourist routes and explore the backstreets, where the local people drink. These are the same pubs that I still enjoy visiting with my friends and they are well known for their fine beers and good food. We’ll sample the wide variety of wonderful, British, traditional, full-flavoured cask ales (the original craft beers) and modern craft beers that are on offer and experience the friendly atmosphere of these unique establishments. NB. Other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, will also be available. Marvel at the immaculately maintained Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture of these charming neighbourhoods. Spot the numerous blue plaques, identifying the one-time residences of persons of historical interest, such as the detective novelist and playwright, Agatha Christie and American poet, Ezra Pound, and see the home where the triple-Oscar-winning actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, was born. Savour the abundant varieties of plants and trees, as well as the wonderful architectural diversity of the local churches, as we walk between pubs, in what are arguably the most stunningly beautiful neighbourhoods of inner London. This is a highly social experience, so bring a SENSE OF HUMOUR and an OPEN, FRIENDLY AND POSITIVE ATTITUDE! Other things to note FROM £25 PER PERSON. The ability to speak English fluently, will maximise your enjoyment of this tour. Charge your phone!
Learn to Screen Print in Hackney
Learn the basics of screen printing onto fabric with paper stencils at my fully equipped studio in a converted Victorian Chocolate Factory in Hackney N16. Enjoy a relaxing, creative time in this wonderful pattern-filled space and discover all the tips and tricks to pulling your very own print! I will guide you through the whole process and we'll each try a quick sample print onto fabric, to spark ideas and show you the ropes. You'll then have time to create paper stencils using scissors and/or scalpel, ready to print your final unique design onto either a tote bag or tea towel. Be creative with the many examples, stencils and imagery on display in my studio or bring along your own drawings, photos and ideas to work from. No experience necessary as wonderful prints can be made from very simple shapes and patterns! All inks are water-based and solvent-free. Price includes a choice of tote bag or tea towel for each participant. Some dates are currently set as private bookings for 1-4 guests so you can enjoy the class with exclusive one to one tuition or share the experience with friends and family. Please add the number of guests to see the discounted rates for group bookings of 2-4 people. Children are also very welcome to attend age 7 and above. Do get in touch if you don't see the date/time you are looking for as I am at my studio most days to offer an alternative.
Oxford's famous and hidden gems
Oxford’s city centre is a concentration of all you want to know. Within a relatively small area there are hundreds of years of history which we will be experiencing by walking for a couple of hours. We will tour the famous sights and learn about the culture, reasons and history behind what we see. We will hear about the famous Oxford personalities, who shaped the world and learn about their world. We will also discover more hidden places, the ones tourists (and many locals) don’t know about. I will point out the locations of world famous films and the stunning hidden architecture. This is a tour for very small groups as I want you to feel comfortable and able to ask questions. If there is any particular requirement, just ask and I will do my utter best to accommodate you. Most of the times, it would be your own private tour. We will meet outside the Randolph Hotel, on Beaumont Street, opposite the Ashmolean Museum and start our adventure from there. Other things to note My tours are suitable for families and children under 2 come for free. We will be passing many shops during our walk where you can buy drinks and snacks if needed. This tour is wheelchair and child friendly. As the group size is very small you will almost certainly enjoy a fully private tour.
Silkscreen art deco wallpaper
Once you’re settled into my converted Victorian school space and we've gotten to know each other, I'll dish knowledge on traditional wallpaper craft skills and how to create a repeating design by hand. Moving on, I’ll show you how to expose an artwork onto a silk screen and screenprint my wallpaper designs onto a length of paper, like one of East London’s most famous designers, William Morris. Other things to note Guests should wear sensible shoes and tie hair back.
Soho Music & Historic Pubs Tour
Experience hidden pubs, great beer and truly unique photo locations, as we discover Soho's hilarious, musical and mischievous past and present. Check out where the Beatles recorded Hey Jude, where the Rolling Stones kicked off their career, the location of Jimi Hendrix's last ever gig and even a pub where The Who got banned for life! With the help of four conic Historic Pubs, we'll explore Soho's hidden locations, where some of the most famous musicians, artists, performers, playwrights, actors and deep thinkers all lived, worked and played. Perhaps you'll even fancy a sing along at a pub where Dumbledore got into a punch up?! We'll also visit the house where Mozart lived - yes, the Mozart - as well as finding out what General Charles De Gaulle, Karl Marx, Casanova, Marilyn Monroe and many more legends did with their time while in Soho. Experience London like a true local, in the company of true locals, and discover the venues and history hidden to most people. --------------------- *Message us for private tours and business groups - we are flexible. *Check out our hilarious online experience: "Beer Drinking with the Brits". https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1699327 Perfect for family gatherings, birthday parties and corporate groups.

Most popular in London

See 30+ Top London Sights. Fun Guide!
See 30+ London Sights in one tour! Fun local guide. The top-rated Experience in London on Airbnb !!! We will guide you on an exploration of London’s major landmarks. This will give you a good idea of the history, culture & legends of Europe’s best-loved city. We will head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, where we'll watch the world-famous Changing of the Guard ceremony (daily during the summer months). After witnessing this traditional ritual, we'll head to Westminster. Sights we'll see along the way include Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square, Horse Guard Parade, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Our last stop in Westminster before heading underground on the tube is the start of Westminster Bridge where we will be able to see the Eye and other sights. Then we'll go to the London Bridge area, we'll see Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Clink Prison, London Bridge, The old warehouse district, Borough Market, The Shard, views of the Square Mile, HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Plus a few Harry Potter filming locations... You'll only see the horse guard change on the pm tour Other things to note. ** There are multiple co-hosts running the tours and we are all amazing. You may not get Geoff.
London's Amazing Palaces & Parliament
We will see 20+ of London's most iconic sights in a 3 hour walking tour **Small group tour. We avoid crowded places as much as possible** This part of London is a must see for all visitors to London. We will head through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, where we'll watch the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony (Daily during the summer) We will walk down The Mall, the red colored road that is adorned by two Royal Parks & two Royal Palaces Then we will head Parliament Square to see Big Ben (sadly covered up) & Westminster Abbey. Sights we will see along the way include Trafalgar Square, Nelson's Column, Horse Guards, Downing Street, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey & the Houses of Parliament. I will guide you on an exploration of one of London's most loved areas : Westminster It is the oldest part of London with buildings that are 1000 years old. Early Kings and Queens lived, got married and were buried in this part of London There are Palaces and Parks galore here. This area houses the UKs famous democratic institution, the Houses of Parliament (Westminster Palace) We will walk around this area and tell you the history, the fun facts and figures and also how the UK evolved from Roman to Medieval times to the modern day London Other things to note The afternoon tour : no changing of the guard.
Hidden Pubs of London
Join us for a 3hr historical stumble down the "street of shame". Starting in the shadow of the iconic St.Paul's cathedral, we explore the tiny backstreets and rambling courtyards the ancient City of London is famous for. We follow in the drunken footsteps of literary greats including Dickens, Shakespeare, Pepys & Johnson whilst pausing for a drink in at least 4 of the most historic pubs dating as far back as the 1500's. From discovering art nouveau gems to glamorous Victorian gin palaces we enjoy a variety of pub styles and breweries along the way. It's not a prescriptive tour, so you choose & pay for your drinks along the way. We're here to offer recommendations, and you can often "sip before you sup" with a few tasters on request from the bars along the way. This allows you to indulge as much or as little as you desire! Non-drinkers can soak up the history, and wine & gin-lovers are also well catered for. We usually finish up on the edge of Covent Garden perfect for theatre-land, restaurants and of course more pubs including one that claims to be the most haunted in London! Other things to note Guests are recommended to be over 18 years of age to enjoy the walk at its best. Anyone lucky enough to look under 25 years of age should bring photo ID. N.B. We have a small number of hosts running these walks so you might be meeting up with Chris, Mark, Wil or Kevin
Ultimate London Sightseeing Walking Tour
See 30+ of the best London sightseeing spots on the ultimate London walking tour! On this exciting London walking tour you'll start in the City of London and explore 2000 years of history with famous London sights including: Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Bank of England, Monument, Leadenhall Market, Royal Exchange, London Bridge, The Shard, City Hall & more. After a quick lunch stop (own expense) you’ll then take a journey on the famous London Underground to visit Westminster and see even more of the best London sightseeing spots including: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Downing Street, St James’s Palace, Clarence House, The Mall & more. Led by a local London tour guide, the tour uses photos to bring the stories of London to life in a relaxed atmosphere (no boring lectures!) allowing everyone to participate in the tour with questions, trivia, great photo opportunities and a lot of fun! --------- This tour runs Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday - please do ask if your preferred date is not showing as available - we may still be able to take you on the tour! --------- Max. 18 per tour --------- IMPORTANT: Please note this tour uses the London Underground. A valid Oyster Card, Contactless Credit/Debit Card, Apple Pay or Travelcard is required for each customer.
London classic iconic Photography
Customers will experience a complete photography trip in London. Customers will travel through famous attractions in central London such as Big Ben, London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Red Telephone boot, London Buses, etc. and will take a series of unforgettable photos for everyone. Whether you are alone or as a couple, I will guide you through the whole process and give you a brand new experience. Don't worry, I will make your experience easier. This experience can give everyone the feeling of being a model in London. We'll explore the LONDON EYE, BIGBEN, WESTMINSTER ABBY, RED TELEPHONE BOOT, LONDOB BUSES neighborhood and a few secret spots that will surprise you! We'll stroll through the city center, exploring narrow streets, hidden squares and picture-perfect spots, You'll learn peculiar stories about the city. I'll share with you many tricks that will make shooting easy, fun and creative, You will be entertained and you'll get through the local atmosphere in a truly unique way. Plus, you'll create family memories that will last forever! I will give you all the unedited photos (24h) 15 edited pictures will be given to you within 7 days If you have special day time and other requirements, please send me a private message before booking

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Things to do near Shoreditch

Make a silver ring with The Ringsmiths at Oxo Tower Wharf
Come and enjoy this hands on 2.5 hour workshop getting creative and jewellery making. Craft your very own hammered sterling silver ring, whether as a gift for somebody or a treat for yourself. Hosted by The Ringsmiths, a team of jewellers who all currently run their successful individual brands as well as teaching jewellery. They will guide you through the process of making a ring using traditional goldsmithing techniques such as annealing, forging, soldering, and filing to name but a few. In this workshop you will have the option of making either a wide hammered band or two fine hammered stacking rings (as pictured). Over the course of the class you will have plenty of opportunity to practice your newfound skills. Using a range of tools needed to make your ring, as demonstrated by The Ringsmiths throughout. We also offer gold plating at an additional cost. The plating can be requested at the end of the class. Please note these services have a lead time of 2-3 weeks. Other things to note With a maximum of eight people in any one session, you can rest assured that there’ll be plenty of opportunity for one-on-one interaction with the jewellers.
Discover London Secret Bars
By joining us, you agree to our ethos that 'Secrets are meant to be shared not revealed'. Ideal for solo travelers, groups or couples. Come one come all :) Follow us into London’s historic streets as we discover secret bars often unknown to travelers and locals. The bars we will visit have hidden passages, some require passwords for entry whilst others can only be accessed by appointments only. We will travel back in time to charming speakeasy bars, tasteful 1960s decor, unique themes, dim lights, and enjoy quality cocktails that also experiment with taste and textures. Some of the bars we will visit have exclusive cocktails that have been designed to experience the history of cocktails through time. (Ask us about this, trust me you'll like to try it after you join us). Come explore something different with me and my friends. We provide a relaxing atmosphere that makes you feel like a local. Please note that drinks are NOT included. *PRIVATE BOOKINGS & ALTERNATIVE DATES ARE AVAILABLE: Feel free to get in touch!*
West End Bar Crawl - Explore & Party
Get ready for an awesome night out in London! We will visit at least 4 great bars/clubs around the West End/ Soho - and go past many of the recognisable hotspots (such as Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Chinatown) You'll meet up with a group of like-minded party-ers, ready to explore the night. Come with me and get: Free Entry to (at least) 4 venues 4 Free welcome Shots Drinks Deals all night Great Host to guide the way and help you mingle Awesome crowd of people to party with Photos taken throughout the night Sunday-Thursday it can be hard to find the best places to party, which is why we're here! The West End has a huge range of nightlife gems, which are busy every night. I change up the route each night of the week to ensure we end at the best and busiest club for that day. We start off with smaller bars/pubs to get the night started, before heading to more of the dancey-party venues! We'll spend around an hour in each place and will get to the last club between 12-12.30. Then you're free to party the night away! Other things to note: My Crawls are suited mainly to the younger 18-35yrs crowd (though all are welcome!) The bars are not 'traditional' English Pubs, but more bars & clubs. Entry is down to venues' discretion - over-intoxication or inappropriate behaviour is not accepeted.
London Pottery Workshop
This is a relaxed pottery workshop, giving you a crash course introduction to pottery. Perfect for anyone who is curious about pottery or want to try something new! No prior experience required, all level welcomed. The workshop is a three-hour crash course introduction to pottery where you will learn how to work with the clay and gain basic pottery skills. The tutor will start the workshop by demonstrating different hand-building and throwing on the wheel techniques you will be learning and applying. During the workshop you are welcome to play and experiment with the clay as much as you like. You will be creating something handmade that is truly personal and unique that is made by you. Make some enjoyable memories ( maybe even the scene from ghost ) ! You are welcome to play and experiment as much as you like! Max group class size = 10 In light of the current COVID-19 please be aware of the health and safety guild-lines. The studio is fully sanitised and cleaned before and after the workshop. Everyone is provided with antibacterial wipes, sanitisers, and disposable aprons. Please feel free to bring anything else with you to keep you safe and protected. All material provided and option to glaze fire £5 per piece Other things to note Please make sure your nails are short.
Making sushi with a Japanese sushi chef
The address of cooking class will be 170-172 Hammersmith Road London W67JP The restaurant called "Suzu house" In this class you will learn how to make 4 types of sushi that you find at most Japanese restaurants: Hosomaki Nigiri Temaki Uramaki *Vegetarian and Vegan customers are welcome too. please inform us when you arrive. *This class is suitable for gluten free, dairy free and nut free(we only use sesame). We have gluten free soy sauce available. * We don't show how to make sushi rice with this class but you will receive the Instructions of it as well as how to make sushi at home and where you can buy sashimi grade fish. Makiko will also will teach you Japanese table manners including how to hold chopsticks and eat sushi Japanese way. Also why we need wasabi and ginger to eat sushi. Other things to note- Please inform us in advance if you have any dietary concern or if you don't want to use raw fish. We are happy to provide cooked ingredients. Children are welcome. Please note, children aged 6-10 needs to be accompanied by a paying adult over 18 years of age.

Things to do near Soho

Explore Harry Potter's London Tour
Join me as we venture into the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter in London! On this walking tour of London's streets we will watch clips from the movies while I regale you with behind-the-scenes stories of those locations and how they were used in the film series. Our first stop will be the entrance to Diagon Alley, before we pop down to see the Ministry of Magic, and find out which Leaky Cauldron has the best tacos, as well as others I don't want to spoil here. I will also share some of the strangest, funniest non-HP facts I've learned about London along the way. We will finish at Borough Market, London's top street food destination, with King's Cross just a separate Tube ride away. PLEASE be aware the tour is offered in English only, and it is largely story-based, so a better-than-basic conversational grasp of English is essential. While witches and wizards of all ages are welcome, due to the amount of walking and the content, I more recommend it for ages 11+. Strictly one person per slot. No exceptions. Step-free route for wheelchairs available This London street walking tour is not affiliated with the WB Studio Tour at Watford. Other things to note Every person (over 11yo) will need an Oyster card or contactless payment method with at least £2.40. The tour contains about 90 minutes of brisk walking so make sure little legs are up for that!
Trip to unique bars in London
You are with a group of friends, colleagues, solo or with your partner looking for a unique experience in London at aesthetically beautiful bars with a hint of quirkiness, a dash of mystery, blended with impeccable music, superb signature drinks and exquisite food, and the coolest people in London- then stick with us, because this experience is your match! What to expect: Prepare to explore hidden gems with secret doors, speakeasies' evoking the 50s glamour, opulent bars with award-winning drinks, secret venues with live music and places so quirky that you will have the staff dancing on top of the counter (believe me, it's fun!). Experience Schedule: 7:00 p.m: start the evening by indulging in delicious drinks whilst sharing with other guests travelling tips, experiences, and advice on how to get the most out of the city of London. 8:00 to 11p.m: Few drinks later, your acquaintances are now your friends and you are ready to head onto the next bars, each one of them with a distinctive decor, ambience, story, and signature drinks to match! There's no such thing as a goodbye after a superb night out. This is the time to exchange numbers with your new friends, plan a group trip, a next-day outing, or carry on enjoying the beautiful city of London until the next day! If you need tips to find unique restaurants and things to do in London have a look at @_londoning_
The Best Photos in London
First, click on our profile and see over 600 reviews of my work. Absolutely impossible to be in London and not have good photos with at least 3 very landmarks: Big Ben, London Eye and the famous red phone booths. So we created an experience that will make you have the best memories with these three icons from London. We will take a small group walk around the Big Ben area where we will also have a great view of the London Eye. During this hike, we'll stop in some strategic locations to take photos. In this experience each person will be able to choose 5 photos, but you can buy extra photos if you want. It's important to remember that it's a shared experience, and you may have more people at the same time as you. If you'd like a private photoshoot, please let us know.
British Museum Tour - Culture and Controversy
The British Museum is a fascinating but also challenging place to visit.. the sheer number of artefacts and stories to discover can be quite daunting. This tour will guide curious visitors along a fun and often shocking narrative to discover the beauty of ancient cultures, come up close to staggering works of art, and also learn about how it all arrived inside the museum. There is hidden mythology, mysticism, art and history galore, but there is also a running controversy to many items on display related to violent colonialism and downright theft. It would be an honor to walk and talk about all this together on a two hour tour. We'll explore the items from: - Deities and warrior kings from Mesopotamia - Statues and mummies from Egypt, including the Rosetta Stone - Gods and temples from Greece - Roman artwork and armours - Anglo-Saxon and Viking hoards - African bronzes - Destroyed temples from China and India - Aztec blood rituals ...and many more fascinating bits of history!
Experience a Tottenham Hotspur fc game with a Londoner
Experience a Tottenham Hotspur F.C. game with a Londoner! We'll meet at White Hart Lane station tube station from where we'll walk to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium game to watch a Premier League game at Tottenham’s home. Before the game, we will visit a local fan's pub to soak up the pre-game atmosphere and learn a little more about the club and its history. Tickets are included in the price of the experience, and you'll have access to seats only available to season ticket holders who can book well in advance of before they go to public sale. The brand-new Hotspur Stadium (opened in 2019) is a state-of-the-art stadium that is certainly one of the most beautiful stadiums in Europe. There are 19 home games throughout the season and European matches, so you will have the opportunity to see some of the best players in the Premier League and Europe. List of the games : *Tottenham v Arsenal 15/01 *Tottenham v Manchester City 05/02 *Tottenham v Westham 19/02 *Tottenham v Chelsea 26/02 *Tottenham v AC Milan 08/03 *Tottenham v Nottingham Forest 11/03 *Tottenham v Brighton 08/04

Things to do near Canary Wharf

Private photography tour in London
This is a 1-hour PRIVATE photo walk in one of the most picturesque places in the Westminster area. We start in the morning because after 10 will be very busy in the Westminster area. However, if you would prefer a different location and time slot that's also possible. Other Route: - Tower Bridge - Notting hill - St Dunstan in the East Church Garden We can start this experience by showing you some of the hidden, off-the-path tourist spots. I will guide you on different ideas to pose with your partner, friends, or just you. You don’t need any previous experience. This is a private photo walk because I want to make sure every client will get high-quality photos without a rush schedule and I'm serving only you at the time! If you are in a group (4ppl or more) please message me directly. After the photo session, I will send you all the basic edited photos in jpg file format within 2 days. You can pick 20 for color editing. Feel free to send me a message. ------------------------------------------------------------------ ****No-shows or cancellations within 24 hours before the Experience start time is non-refundable or reschedule
London Photo Tour - Iconic Landmarks & Streets
London is simply gorgeous! What better way to capture its beauty than by having your photos taken as you tour the city? Whether you are a solo traveller who wants stylish pictures; a couple who wishes to capture your romantic moment; or family and friends who want to create fun memories together, this tour is for you. On the day of the tour, we will meet at a spot (usually an underground station exit). The tour is around 75-90 minutes, you will visit London’s iconic landmarks and beautiful streets, and discover some hidden gems along the way! I am always happy to tailor-make routes for you exclusively, but you might want to choose from my Customer Favourites: 1. Classic London: The Big Ben, The London Eyes, Westminster Abbey 2. The Southside of River Thames: Tower Bridge, St. Paul Cathedral 3. London in Vivid Colours: Colourful houses near Nottinghill Don’t worry even if it’s your first ever shooting, I will give you the necessary support. If you have special ideas or preferences on photos, do not hesitate to discuss with me! Just relax and enjoy! * Please noted that late arrival will shorten the shooting hour. For those who do not show up after 40mins, the appointment will cancel with no refunds.
London's Palaces, Parliament & Potter Walking Tour
2 Tours. In 1 day ! Westminster Tour Potter Tour This walking tour unfurls over 10 movie set locations of the world's most famous Wizard (you know who he is!) and more than 20 of London's most iconic sights in a 6 hour walking tour. First, we will explore the City of Westminster, one of the most popular tourist locations in London. Then go through Green Park to Buckingham Palace, where we'll watch the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony (daily during the summer). We will walk down The Mall, the red colored road that is adorned by two Royal Parks & two Royal Palaces. Head to the Parliament Square to see Big Ben & Westminster Abbey. Sights along the way include Trafalgar Square, Nelson's Column, Horse Guards, Downing Street, Parliament Square, the Houses of Parliament... After a walk through history, we will then continue our tour to the magical world of the most famous wizard, The Boy Who Lived! Take souvenir photos at Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Train Station & head to Leicester Square to visit a shop that made all the paper props used in the films. Then head to London Bridge where we see more film locations. These include the Millennium, Bridge and the Leaky Cauldron and more...
How to be a Londoner, a guide to settling in the city
We created this experience after hosting lots of Airbnb guests in our homes and realising there were tons of questions about the city that only a local could answer. We know it takes time to feel at home in such a vast city so we created this fantastic tour to make you feel settled as quickly as possible. London is a fascinating place but it can be daunting. The first step is to figure out how everything works and meet other people & that's what we're here to help you with. Join us on a walking tour in thriving East London and we will show you how to “Find Your Feet”. The tour is lighthearted and fun yet highly informative, with plenty of chances to ask questions. We cover everything, from how to go about finding a place to live, to commuting around the city with the confidence of a local. We will explore iconic areas & the vibrant markets of East London & conclude the tour at a secret location that only locals will know about - this will be your ‘Real Londoner’ graduation ceremony. This tour is a wonderful way to meet other people who are in the same boat and make those important new connections!
Discover London's Gruesome History
Want to see a side to London that will give you goosebumps? The REAL London... a city of serial killers, murder, disease, and crime, buried in dusty textbooks but rarely spoken about? Then forget about your trip to the Tower of London or your Jack the Ripper tour. What you need is London's Gruesome History. *NEW for Spring - groups of four or more get 20% off* Our tour begins at the world-famous London Bridge, a site of cold-blooded murder and humiliation for London's executed criminals. Led by your fearless guide you will experience the blood-curdling history behind London's iconic landmarks The Tower of London, The Monument, and North Bank. Then, if you are feeling brave, we will head into the back streets of east London to uncover the tales of murder and disease that lie in wait for you between Aldgate and Whitechapel. On this tour, you won't just hear about Jack the Ripper, the Plague, the Great Fire of London, and the brutal treatment of London's criminals (which we all want to hear about of course), but also lesser known killers, the great smog, the London Beer Flood, the Kray twins, Phosey Jaw, and the famous Gunpowder Plot. Our tales will disturb, horrify and crack your sides with laughter. Our inclusive, small tour sizes (groups limited to 10 people) provide the perfect experience for history fans, groups and families exploring London this Winter!

Your guide to London

What do locals do in London?

Enjoy the art scene

London is home to some of the world’s finest art institutions, but you are more apt to see in-the-know locals in places such as the Somerset art center, scoping the galleries in King’s Cross, and simply enjoying the street art that can pop up across the city at any given moment. For the best experiences, visit places such as the Tate with an art historian, or hit the streets with a local art lover in places such as Notting Hill. Londoners can still be spotted walking the famed corridors of places such as the National Gallery, Tate Modern, the British Museum, and the National History Museum — usually for traveling exhibits.

Head outside to the parks

London might have a reputation for dreary weather, but locals know how to navigate the weather reports — especially when the forecast is sunny. Picnics on Primrose Hill, bike rides around Regent’s Park, and the always-on Hyde Park (think concerts and events) only start the list of public parks enjoyed by Londoners.

Relax on Sundays

Brits have been doing Sundays right for quite some time (case in point: the Sunday roast). When it comes to truly relaxing, Londoners end the week with cozy meals, a stroll through Columbia Flower Market, and visits to neighborhood cafes with a good book in hand. For those looking to experience the feeling firsthand, consider booking a Sunday cooking class to learn how to make pastas, Indian food, and other soul-nurturing meals with local hosts.


Where do locals eat in London?

Soho

Soho is a go-to for some of the best no-reservations restaurants in the city, offering up menus that represent the globe such as Taiwanese cuisine, Spanish tapas, and South Indian dishes. It’s also where many famous figures past and present have called home, including Mozart, which you can learn more about over pints on a pubs-and-music walking tour led by local historians.

Brixton

This south London neighborhood is electric (it was one of the first areas of London to receive electricity in the 1880s, after all). It’s where locals go for casual eateries, great shopping, and nightlife. Afro-Caribbean culture influences everything here: from the intricate murals and street art to the food stalls and fashion within Brixton Village. It’s also a great place to grab a drink or a bite before catching a gig at Hootananny or O2 Arena.

Shoreditch

The East End district lives up to its cool reputation with Banksy art, top shops, and eclectic dining. Consider Shoreditch for Spitalfields Market plus nearby Brick Lane, which is famous for Beigel Bake and curries.

Borough Market

City dwellers don’t mind sharing this fabulous market with visitors. Located on Southwark Street, just south of the London Bridge, this is one of the oldest and largest public markets in the city. The site has history that dates back to the 1270s, which is best learned on food walking tours inside the market, where you’ll find fresh, sustainable fare. When you’re done, head to London’s oldest pub, the George Inn, for a pint.


What are the best ways to go sightseeing in London?

See the highlights with a historian

London is home to some of the world’s most famous attractions, including Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, the London Bridge, the Shard, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and Buckingham Palace. The best way to truly experience these places is with a historian as your guide. Customs such as the Changing of the Guard are explained to you in real time by the people who know it best.

Ignite the imagination on Harry Potter tours

Start at Diagon Alley, pop down to see the Ministry of Magic, and find out which Leaky Cauldron has the best taco on an amusing tour of Harry Potter’s London. You can even do an afternoon tea, HP-style, in Soho.

Soak up the pop culture

Stories about the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and David Bowie abound on tours to their favorite haunts; meanwhile, a black cab tour of the city’s highlights is a quintessentially British way to travel.

Enjoy a night in the West End

Some of the world’s biggest theater shows are hosted here, and a musical theater tour is a great way to learn the history of this district in central London. For those who want to let loose, consider a night out here for live music, cocktails, and more.

Take a day trip

Stonehenge and Bath are both day trips worth the time. For those looking for something more low-key, head out to Brighton, Cambridge, or Oxford — all of which are about an hour away from the capital.

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