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Hidden London

Ceiling of Southwark Cathedral
Southwark Cathedral | Photo: David Robertson

This is particularly popular with our frequent visitors who want to get under the skin of the city and experience some of the lesser known sights. 

A friendly, Blue Badge-qualified driver-guide will pick you up from your London hotel in a luxury car, and take you on a tour of the capital's best kept secrets.

Tours of London's Hidden Attractions

Our sightseeing tour itineraries are customized to suit your exact requirements, and can include some of the following attractions:

Temple Church

  • Bevis Marks Synagogue

    The oldest synagogue in the UK, dating back to 1701.
  • Temple Church

    Built by the Knights Templar in the 12th Century, and made famous by The Da Vinci Code.
  • The Banqueting House

    The grand Banqueting House dates back to 1619, and is the only surviving component of the Palace of Whitehall. The building is important in the history of English architecture as the first classical building to be completed in a style which was to transform English architecture.
  • The Monument to the Great Fire of London

    Monument was constructed in 1671 to mark the spot where the Great Fire of London started in 1666. At 202 ft high, it is the tallest isolated stone column in the world. If you can manage the 311 steps, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of London.
  • The Royal Courts of Justice, the Inns of Court and the Old Bailey

    Visit the atmospheric squares and narrow streets that form London's four Inns of Court, where barristers traditionally train and practise. The Central Criminal Court, commonly known as the Old Bailey has been the setting for many famous and infamous trials. The Royal Courts of Justice, a magnificent Victorian Gothic building, is often open to the public.
  • Chelsea Physic Garden

    Situated in the heart of London, this 'secret garden' was founded in 1673, as the Apothecaries' Garden, with the purpose of training apprentices in identifying plants. Today it continues to research the properties, origins and conservation of over 5000 species.
  • The Old Operating Theatre

    The Old Operating Theatre Museum is one of the most unusual museums in London. The Operating Theatre is the oldest in Europe, located in a Herb Garret in the roof space of an English Baroque Church. It has a charming old world atmosphere of oak beams and bundles of herbs, but also serves as a shocking reminder of the harsh reality of life before modern science and technology.
  • Market stall

    Borough Market

    On Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, Borough Market is a busy, noisy place, full of character and bursting with wonderful produce. Producers from all over the country bring a range of fresh produce to the market, including fish, meats, ciders, cheeses, breads and patisseries. Other stalls specialise in produce imported from abroad.
  • Southwark Cathedral and Harvard Chapel

    Parts of Southwark Cathedral date back to the 12th century, and many of the medieval features remain. A chapel commemorates John Harvard, founder of Harvard University, who was born locally and baptised here.
  • Abbey Road

    The recording studio made famous by The Beatles. Stride across the zebra crossing as John, Paul, George and Ringo did in 1969!
  • The Queens Gallery

    Located at the side of Buckingham Palace, the Queen's Gallery houses one of the world's most valuable collections of art.
  • Kenwood House

    Kenwood House and Hampstead Village

    Set in tranquil parkland with panoramic views over London, Kenwood House is a former stately home which boasts wonderful interiors and important paintings by many great artists. Hampstead Village is known for its intellectual, artistic, musical and literary associations, and has more millionaires within its boundaries than any other area of the UK.
  • Wesley's Chapel

    Wesley's Chapel is a chapel in London which was built by the founder of Methodism, John Wesley.
  • The British Library

    The British Library is one of the world's largest research libraries, holding over 150 million items.
  • The Wellington Arch and the Royal Parks

    London's eight Royal Parks - Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Green Park, Regent's Park, St James's Park, Bushy Park, Greenwich Park and Richmond Park - are lands originally owned by the monarchy for the recreation (mostly hunting) of the royal family.
  • Dennis Severs House

    Dennis Severs House is a Georgian in the East End of London, whose rooms have been recreated as a time capsule in the style of former centuries (restricted opening).
  • Spencer House (restricted opening)

    Spencer House, built in 1756, is London's only surviving eighteenth-century private palace.
  • Unusual shop

    Notting Hill

    One of London's most fashionable and expensive districts, Notting Hill is famous for its annual carnival and for being home to the Portobello Road Market.
  • The Garden Museum

    The Garden Museum explores British gardens and gardening through its collection, exhibitions and garden.
  • Apsley House

    This great metropolitan mansion has fabulous interiors and a great collection of art.
  • Camden Lock Market

    Home to many trendy shops and market stalls.
  • Sir John Soane's Museum

    One of the most eccentric museums in London, with every room filled with bronzes, casts, vases, antiques, paintings and bizarre objects.
  • Football Stadium Tours and Lords Cricket Ground

    Visit your favourite soccer team's stadium, or take a tour of the home of cricket.
  • Benjamin Franklin's House

    See where the Founding Father of the United States lived between 1757 and 1775.

Tour Rates

Vehicle Seats Half day Short Day Full day
Executive Car Information about vehicles Up to 3 passengers £405 £477 £563
Prestige Car Information about vehicles Up to 3  passengers £450 £522 £630
Luxury MPV Information about vehicles Up to 6 passengers £450 £522 £630
Platinum - Driver, Luxury Vehicle and Separate Guide  Up to 6 passengers £522 £657 £801
Mercedes Minicoach Information about vehicles Up to 12 passengers £648 £756 £920

Rates are per vehicle, not per person. Entrance fees, parking, meals and refreshments not included.

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A note of appreciation for the work of Jo and Steve. They did a great job on our tour and were wonderful to be with. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their professionalism and company. Thanks for making our trip to London so special.
Mike Grace, NC

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