The old City of London tour

Explore the old city, see a more authentic side of London, along with the classic sights of the Tower of London and St Paul's.

7 hours duration including lunch stop

Private guide (using public transport)

Customisable itinerary

Flexibility on the day

From £189 / Person
Discover the origins of the City of London

Enjoy a private guided tour of the Tower of London, a world heritage site. See the crown jewels, St Paul's Cathedral and climb to the top of the dome for a fantastic view across the entire City. Delve into food markets, Roman London and off-the-tourist-trail side streets and curiosities.

Travel by taxis, tubes and your own two feet. Explore the city like a real Londoner with an expert private tour guide by your side. Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and conduct the tour using different modes of transport, avoid groups, and manage everything. It’s the eco-friendly, exhilarating and flexible way to experience one of the world’s greatest cities.

Walk the old City of London with layers of history

Discover the origins of London.

Westminster, the Royal quarter of London, is a mere one thousand years old. The City of London, next door, is two thousand years old and therefore has a rich collection of Roman archaeological remains and layer upon layer of history. 

  • Fully accredited guides
  • Flexibility on the day
  • Use multiple forms of transport

Private guided tour inside St Paul's Cathedral

Go inside St Paul's Cathedral, enjoy a highlights tour with your guide. One of the most important places of Christian worship in the world, and architecturally a masterpiece of baroque grandeur. Vast amounts of pure white stone contrast with colourful mosaics within the saucer domes, giant statues of British heroes stand to watch like oversized historical ghosts - it is an overwhelming experience. The central dome of St Paul's is an excellent engineering wonder; people draw breath when seen. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 533 steps into the superstructure of the said dome, stop at the famous Whispering Gallery before reaching the outside for incredible views of London.

Private guided tour inside the Tower of London

Enjoy a private tour inside The Tower of London, an ancient royal palace, castle, and infamous prison. The Tower of London is quite rightly famous for being a jail of sorts, not an ordinary one, a super VIP prison. The incarceration of Queens, Kings, and government officials, such as Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Princess Elizabeth and Saint Thomas More. See the English Crown Jewels, including the Imperial State Crown, the Crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and the First Star of Africa, the largest diamond in the world.

Take a walk-through-time and discover London's layers of history. Stroll the old alleyways and your guide will reveal hidden squares, ancient chapels and fragments of the Roman London. Go below ground and see those layers of time, hear tales of fire, buried treasure, and gladiatorial combat. The Old City of London has many secrets; in fact, two thousand years of stories, buildings and culture. 

Leave London feeling like you know its origins, its soul and culture.

Option to complete the day with a Private Thames Boat Tour from the Tower of London to the London Eye Pier, with Taxi waiting to whisk you to your hotel.

The Old city of London tour is designed to be booked with the Royal London Tour to complete the highlights of London in a two day experience.

Old City of London Gallery

Help us make your trip exceptional

Our UK office based staff will listen to what you want to see and experience.

Whether you are a honeymoon couple, a family or a corporate incentive group, our team’s collective resources will be brought together to build the experience that’s right for you.

We will require your arrival and departure dates, details of your personal preferences and places that you would like to visit as well as the events you would like to experience.

We will then prepare a draft itinerary and send it to you by email for your approval. Once agreed, we will send you a Booking Confirmation with Personalised Itinerary and Information Pack via email.

Contact information

From the UK: +44(0)20 8669 3666

FREE from Canada or the USA: 1-888-472-1799