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Last Updated on October 3, 2020

One of the best ways to discover London is on foot and what better way to do that than to take a walking tour of London.

We love walking tours and always start out exploration of a new city by booking at least one. It is a great way to orientate yourself, see a lot of the sights and also learn interesting information about the area from the guide.

 
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How do you choose the best walking tour of London England that is right for you?

There are so many London walking tours to choose from that it can feel a little overwhelming deciding which walking tour to choose. Especially in a city like London where there so many different types of walking tours on offer which can appeal to everyone’s interests and tastes.

If you are visiting London in winter do check out the availability as there do seem to be less to choose from during the colder months and of course if you are visiting during the high seasons and months do make sure you book your tour in advance as they can be fully booked if you leave it to late.

In this post you will find a comparison of different London tours to help you decide which one is the best fit for your needs.

I have divided the post into 2 sections with the first section looking at the best THEMED walking tours of London and the second section the best SIGHTSEEING walking tours of London.

Obviously if you take a themed tour you will also no doubt see some of the sights but the tour will be more focused on showing you various places connected with the theme rather than the main tourist highlights of the city.

I would suggest always wearing comfortable shoes and checking the weather forecast the day before your London walking tour to ensure you are fully prepared.

My packing list for London in winter provides suggestions for essential items or if you are visiting during other times of the year my general UK packing list for all seasons is a useful resource.

15 BEST WALKING TOURS OF LONDON ENGLAND WITH A THEME

In this section I will compare the best themed walking tours of London including those based around popular TV shows such as The Crown and Killing Eve.

The grid provides an overview of the different London walking tours available and key important details. More information on each tour can be found in the article below. 

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Guide to the Best Themed Walking Tours of London

Choose from a selection of the BEST themed walking tours of London. There is a tour here for everyone whatever your interest from well know TV shows and films, to literary figures and more London is the place to explore.

BEST WALKING TOURS OF LONDON ENGLAND – SIGHTSEEING

If you would prefer to take a walking sightseeing tour of London England where you can see the main highlights of the city in a few hours, this selection is for you.

I have listed to best walking tours rather than hop-on hop-off bus tours/boat tours or one of the many tours by private cab or car as I will be including those in a separate guide.

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Best sightseeing walking tours of London

Want to see the sights of London? These are my selection of the best sightseeing walking tours of London.

ENJOY YOUR WALKING TOUR OF LONDON! 

I am sure you will have found some great walking tours of London England to choose from in this article. I have selected these best London tours from Get Your Guide which is my tour company of choice.

I believe there are many advantages to booking a tour with a company such as Get Your Guide.

Tour bookings can be cancelled up to 24 hours before (just double check the terms and conditions when you book), you can pay in your own currency so there are no exchange fees and tickets can be downloaded onto your phone so no need to worry about keeping bits of paper safe. 

I love taking tours – whether it is a themed walking tour or a sightseeing walking tour. With Get Your Guide , you know exactly what the cost is so no unexpected surprises. 

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