This excursion will be back soon. In the meantime we’d be happy to organise a private tour for you. Please contact us on 020 7624 3978 | privatewalks@walks.com to make a booking.

“Somewhere Else” London

This walk is temporarily suspended. We hope to bring it back soon but in the meantime why not read all about it to whet your appetite!

Embankment underground station, London (river exit)

Guided by Stephanie

Please note

You must reserve your place online for this walk. Select your date and time on the table below.

Short read: “a thrilling discovery – the real deal”

Long read: What a delightful goulash this walk is. It gets you into streets that you’d never find off your own bat – streets that look like an old movie shot through a vaselined lens. Into a neighbourhood that precious few Londoners have seen, let alone visitors. There’s no better sense of place in London – and no finer architectural effect. Yellow brick, perfectly preserved, all unselfconscious self-respect, real Cockney – unaltered Dickensian London. And the miracle is that it’s still there, embedded in central London – screwed into the big city. That discovery alone makes this one of those bewitching “somewhere else” London Walks. And getting there is a bit of all right too – because there’s a dramatic river crossing, a stroll along the Thames, the world’s foremost arts complex, London’s best-loved old theatre, a real London street market (instead of a tourist trap), a stunning bird’s eye view of the capital (and there’s a lift, so we won’t have to climb hundreds of stairs!), and buckets of character. Guided by Steve or Stephanie.

‘SOMEWHERE ELSE LONDON’ – THE PRACTICALS

The meeting point is just outside the river exit of EmbankmentTube Stop.  N.B the ‘Somewhere Else’ London Walk ends close to WaterlooTube Stop.  

*Runs in the Summer London Walks programme – which kicks in on May 1 and runs through October 31. The Tuesday afternoon Somewhere Else London walk hibernates in our Winter programme. 

 

 

 

LONDON WALKS REVIEWS

“Even jaded Londoners find these London Walks a source of astonishing gems of information about the city in which they live.”  Daily Mail, Top London Treats

“the unfailingly fascinating London Walks… If you can’t find one [of their tours] that captures your fancy, maybe you really are tired of life.” San Francisco Chronicle

LONDON WALKS PRIVATE WALKS

If you can’t make the regularly scheduled, just-turn-up, public ‘Somewhere Else’ London Walk,* why not think about booking it as a private walk?  If you go private you can have the ‘Somewhere Else’ London Walk or any other London Walk – on a day and at a time that suits your convenience. We’ll tailor it to your requirements. And – always with private walks – we go to great lengths to make sure the guide-walker(s) “fit” is well-nigh perfect. Ring Fiona or Noel on 020 7624 3978 or email us at privatewalks@walks.com and we’ll set it up and make it happen for you.

GIVE THE GIFT OF LONDON WALKS

If you’re looking for a very special (and unusual) unusual gift – be it a Christmas or anniversary or birthday present for a friend or family member – well, why not consider the gift of a private London Walk with a world-class guide. Merchandise schmerchandise (gift wrapped or not) – but giving someone an experience, now that’s special. Memories make us rich.

MIND THE GAP

It’s not even close

LONDON WALKS – STREETS AHEAD!

Don’t just take our word for it

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE GUIDING

“If this were a golf tournament every name on the Leader Board would be a London Walks guide”