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WALKING TOUR | ENTRANCE INCLUDED Secrets of the London Underground

AS RECOMMENDED BY LONDON TOOLKIT.COMAS RECOMMENDED BY LONDON TOOLKIT.COM--------

AS RECOMMENDED BY LONDON TOOLKIT.COM

Snapshot

  • Visit one of the Underground's original stations
  • Learn about how the Underground system was built
  • Hear about haunted and disused stations
  • Discover the variety of roles the underground has played
  • Visit the exterior of an original disused tube station
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Attraction - Secrets of the London Underground

Join us on this small group walking tour to discover the secrets behind the world’s first underground railway. See the exterior of disused stations such as Down Street through which Churchill would travel during the Blitz. Here the emotional story of the ‘Mind the Gap’ widow, the spark behind The Tube map and glimpse of ‘ghost’ platforms shut off from the world. From the beauty of the world clock in Piccadilly to the modern day, this tour has something for everyone. 

After your tour why not extend your day with a visit to London’s interactive Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden?


*A supplement will be charged on site for certain services and leisure activities


✨ MEETING POINT ✨ 

Baker Street Station: Your tour starts at 1:00pm at Baker Street Station, Marylebone Road, London, UK (Please meet the guide by the Sherlock Holmes statue outside Baker Street station). 

*Please be at the meeting point at 12:45 pm as we are unfortunately unable to wait for late comers and there is no opportunity to join the tour at a later time.

✨ END POINT ✨ 

Westminster Underground Station: Your tour will finish at approximately 3:00 pm at Westminster Underground Station. the station is between St James's Park and Embankment.

What’s included*

  • Secrets of the London Underground tour
  • Professional Tour Guide 
  • Personal Audio Headset
  • Entry to the London Transport Museum (if selected)
  • London in your Pocket app access

OPTION 1: SECRET OF THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

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During the course of the Experience, your Expert Guide will bring the fascinating history of the London Underground to life as they tell the story of the 'Tube's' evolution. Included for you: 

✨Walking tour of the Secrets of the London Underground 

✨Professional Tour Guide
✨Personal Audio Headset

The London Underground, or the 'Tube' as it is more commonly known, is more than just a transport network- it is an icon of London and the lifeblood of the city; every year, more than 1.3 billion passenger journeys are made across its 270 stations.


With such a long and varied history, there's also something for fans of trivia and fun facts with access to the London Transport Museum. Included for you: 

✨Walking tour of the Secrets of the London Underground
✨Professional Tour Guide
✨Personal Audio Headset
✨Entry to the London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum is one of the must see attractions around the Covent Garden Piazza. Witness London’s public transport network come to life with iconic buses, trains, tubes and taxis, from the 19th century to the present day.

Listen to stories and anecdotes about London with the London in your Pocket app. Travel Compendium includes:

✨ Access to the London in your pocket application 

Visit London at your own pace with this interactive destination, mapping and audio tour app. It allows you to enjoy self-guided sightseeing experiences, hundreds of points of interest and has a range of fascinating London itineraries to choose from, all available in offline mode! 

To fully immerse yourself in the commentary and anecdotes, don't forget your headphones!

London, United Kingdom

One of the most visited cities in the world, London is also known as the “City of the World”. Famous for its cosmopolitan character and atmosphere, it seduces culture lovers as well as shopping enthusiasts. A true open-air museum where you can discover iconic landmarks with friends and family. Stop yourself at the foot of the impressive Big Ben, admire the city from the top of the London Eye or watch the famous Changing of Guard in front of Buckingham Palace. 

Venture to the trendy district of Shoreditch, where you will find a wide range of things to enjoy like street art, vintage boutiques and fancy restaurants. For that special moment, head to the Sky Garden which, as its name suggests, is an indoor garden located at the top of a huge skyscraper. Absorb the 360º breath-taking view. Need a break from the hustle and bustle? Escape to Hyde Park, enjoy a walk or picnic in this expansive, beautiful green landscape in the heart of the city. In the evening, attend a musical in the West End or lose yourself in the streets of Soho and Covent Garden… you will stumble across legendary places without even looking for them!

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