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Our most recommended St Paul's Cathedral Tours

  • The Big Smoke in a Whiff! 5-Hour Bike Tour

    1. The Big Smoke in a Whiff! 5-Hour Bike Tour

    The journey starts outside Hotel Hilton at 129 Bayswater road, 20 meters from Queensway tube station. You will cruise through the wonderful Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park to visit some of the most famous places in the world such as Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. Then, follow the River Thames towards the iconic Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, making a stop at the Monument of London and, of course, at Sir Christopher Wren's St Paul's Cathedral. This is approximately a 5-hour tour at a slow pace and it provides a chance to see the best places in London. You'll stop for a snack along the way and you're welcome to bring your own. After the tour your guide will be happy to assist you in any way they can and share their great experiences of London.

  • Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

    2. Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

    Walk in the footsteps of your favorite wizards (and witches) around Muggle London. Your Harry Potter enthusiast guide will be armed with weird and wonderful trivia all along the way.  Meet your guide and start your adventure by finding out which Hogwarts’ House you belong in. Compete against other Houses in an interactive quiz as you see the sites that inspired J.K. Rowling, from Shakespeare's Globe to the London alleys that inspired Knockturn Alley.

    Highlights include passing The Leaky Cauldron, the secret wizarding inn. Explore the real Diagon Alley, where Harry buys his first wand. Even see the bridge destroyed by the Death Eaters in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince".  For part of your guided tour, choose either a short boat trip down the Thames or take the world-famous London Underground. Both the boat and Underground options follow this itinerary:  1...

    I took my 8 year old son, who is a huge Harry Potter fan, and we both throughly enjoyed it. Some of the filming locations were as good as the inspirational sights.

  • London: Ghastly Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

    3. London: Ghastly Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

    Go off the beaten path on a 2-hour after dark walking tour of London, and learn about the city’s ghastly ghosts and ghouls. Meet your guide at All Hallows by-the-Tower, one of the oldest churches in London, with a Saxon arch and recycled Roman tiles. Surrounded by the City of London’s skyscrapers and trendy restaurants, it’s hard to imagine the full extent of London's haunted past, but as you sneak down the dark streets of "the world's best city," your guide will regale you with tales of ghouls, ghosts, and specters. Feel the chills down your spine as London’s dark history is brought to life. Hear stories of unspeakable suffering, blood-curdling crime, and horrid murders. London is full to the brim with terrible tales of midnight monsters and devilish demons. Dare to walk in the footsteps of the unexplained, and experience a terrifying walk through the historic City of London, starting...

    A good tour, you get some history of the places which is what I was hoping to learn. Obviously, it’s not exactly spine-tingling and you don’t get to look inside any of the places you discuss. But I enjoyed it and saw some areas I wouldn’t have otherwise.

  • London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

    4. London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

    Enjoy an afternoon stroll through London's liquid history, pausing to quench your thirst in 4 of the city's most historic pubs. This 3-hour tour of some of the city’s finest alehouses follows in the footsteps of legendary city chroniclers, such as Charles Dickens. You will take a gentle 2 mile walk through some of London’s ancient streets, departing from St Paul's underground station and strolling along the "street of shame". Throughout the tour, enjoy fine views, quirky history, and a drink or two along the way. Stop at no less than 4 different pubs to quench your thirst, with visits to taverns that date back as far as 1549. The small group provides a more personal touch and local feel, and the trip will finish close to the Strand and Covent Garden, where you will be a short walk from the theaters, shops, and restaurants of London’s West End. Not to mention even more historic pubs if ...

    A great way to learn about London's history from a knowledgable and engaging local. The pubs were great, we enjoyed our tour group very much and Mark (our guide) was top notch. Even though this is technically a pub tour, you get a lot of additional information about local landmarks and the history behind them. This was the first activity we did upon arriving in London and it helped set context for the rest of our visit (and not just regarding where the coolest pubs are :-). I highly recommend this tour!

  • London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    5. London: Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

    Find the prime vantage points that most people miss and see this time-honored tradition from outside Buckingham Palace. Follow your guide on a dynamic journey that will take you through each stage of the entire Changing of the Guard ceremony from beginning to end. Navigate the crowds easily and quickly. Let your guide take you to the best spots with unobstructed views for taking photos of the palace, gardens, and parade grounds. Marvel at the precision with which the Queen’s Foot Guards march to Buckingham Palace, clad in their iconic red tunics and bearskin hats. Admire the gleaming coats of the Household Cavalry’s horses as they emerge at Horse Guard’s Parade. As you watch, hear about the history of this fascinating ceremony and gain invaluable insight into every detail of this British spectacle.

  • London: Harry Potter Walking Tour with Platform 9 3/4

    6. London: Harry Potter Walking Tour with Platform 9 3/4

    Walk in the footsteps of your favorite wizards (and witches) around Muggle London. Your Harry Potter enthusiast guide will be armed with wonderful trivia as you visit many of the iconic real-life locations that inspired the book and were featured in the movies. Learn about London’s rich muggle and wizarding history. Discover amazing facts about the books and films, and see many of the film locations used in London, including the Ministry of Magic and the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron. The tour includes familiar Harry Potter film locations as well as iconic London landmarks, such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern, Borough Market, and Leadenhall Market. You can also take souvenir photos of Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Train Station. Along the route of this magical Harry Potter walking tour, you’ll have plenty of chances to take pictures and see the film locations up...

  • London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    7. London: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Visit London’s must-see sights and attractions by bicycle as well as off-the-beaten-track hot spots that tour buses can’t reach. You’ll hear quirky tales about London’s amazing and sometimes bizarre history on this unique bicycle excursion. You’ll cycle at a comfortable pace along riverside pathways, dedicated bike lanes, and park routes. Possible tour stops include London’s major highlights, including the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace. Other places of interest that you may see include Admiralty Arch, Trafalgar Square, Chinatown, Covent Garden, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Listen to amusing anecdotes about London from your knowledgeable guide, and make stops during the day.

  • London: 4 Course Lunch Tour by Luxury Coach

    8. London: 4 Course Lunch Tour by Luxury Coach

    After meeting your bus at the Victoria Embankment bus stop 40B, you will be greeted personally before being seated at your own table aboard the top deck of a glass-roofed, luxury coach. During your 2-hour tour, a full 4-course meal, all prepared and cooked fresh on-board, will be served whilst you travel past London's most famous sights. You will encounter St. Paul's, the Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the Shard, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, and many more. Enhance your experience by adding a wine pairing option, carefully chosen to bring out the best in each flavourful dish. At the conclusion of this gourmet sightseeing experience, you will be returned to your starting point at the Victoria Embankment.

    Was quite hungry, as this was a very light lunch. I helped the kids eat their food which helped the hunger pains. Food was in small portions and well presented and very tasty. We had to pay for extra drinks such as water and teas etc. The bus is a little hot to begin with but the air con kicks in when on the move. It was a fabulous way to see London and the interior looked lovely and comfortable, even the toilet was nice . I would recommend booking on a special occasion. The staff member serving was very hospitable and did an excellent job juggling all the customers onboard.

  • Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour on Christmas Day in London

    9. Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour on Christmas Day in London

    Take your seat on a beautifully restored double-decker bus and marvel at all of London’s highlights including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye, all brought to life by your English-speaking guide. Take in the beauty of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St. Paul’s Cathedral, where Admiral Nelson and Wellington lie buried and where Princess Diana was married. Then, continue toward the Tower of London which was built nearly a thousand years ago and is now home to the Crown Jewels protected by the famous Beefeater Guards. The imposing former palace was once used as a fortress and prison. Keep your eyes open as your guide leads you toward Traitor's Gate where prisoners entered the tower for the last time! The tour lasts for 3 hours and will finish next to Victoria station.

    Our tour guide and driver were excellent, and we loved being on the vintage bus! Such a cool way to spend Christmas morning in London. ❤️

  • London: Private Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour

    10. London: Private Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour

    The tour begins with a pickup from a location of your choice in central London. Then embark on a journey going back thousands of years whilst traveling through the historic streets of London on an open-top double-decker bus. Enjoy this private tour with friends, family, or colleagues. You can even open a bottle of Champagne if you are celebrating a special event. A guide will be with you throughout your journey explaining the wonderful history behind the many sights that you will see including Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and many more.

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What people are saying about St Paul's Cathedral

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 5,332 reviews

A great way to learn about London's history from a knowledgable and engaging local. The pubs were great, we enjoyed our tour group very much and Mark (our guide) was top notch. Even though this is technically a pub tour, you get a lot of additional information about local landmarks and the history behind them. This was the first activity we did upon arriving in London and it helped set context for the rest of our visit (and not just regarding where the coolest pubs are :-). I highly recommend this tour!

BEST DATE NIGHT! George is the perfect gentleman and scholar. Super entertaining and an intimate way to see landmarks (some well known and some not so much). Beautiful way to see the city at night. George is not only very engaging, but also respects the city and its history- I would even recommend this tour to the locals if they haven't already experienced it.

Amazing, fun and exciting! It was a brilliant birthday present for my sister. Jack was a fantastic host and made the experience really enjoyable! Would definitely recommend!

Very entertaining evening with tales of ghastly ghosts and a lot of history thrown in! Nice couple of hours that flew by with our enthusiastic host George. Loved it

Tour was great fun. The guide did a great job. Very entertaining.