Secrets of Central London Walking Tour

Join expert tour guides to discover the secrets of the area around Theatreland, Covent Garden, Kingsway, and the Embankment.

2 hour (approx) guided tour of Covent Garden, Kingsway, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Victoria Embankment.
Información Importante
Where is the meeting point?

The meeting point for this tour is outside the main entrance of London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E 7BB.
A member of the Hidden London team will meet you on arrival. Please arrive 15 minutes before the time on your ticket.

What should I wear?

Sturdy walking shoes are recommended as there are uneven underfoot conditions throughout the tour. This tour is an outdoor walking tour, so please dress according to the weather on the day.

Are children allowed?

Children under 9 are not permitted on the tour. 9 to 16-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult.

How long will the tour last?

Your tour will last for up to 120 minutes and will involve walking for most of that time.

Are there toilets or cloakrooms on the tour?

There are no cloakroom facilities or public toilets available on the tour. Please do not bring large or heavy bags.

What is the tour like?

This tour is an outdoor walking tour. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended as there are uneven underfoot conditions throughout the tour. It is advisable that you should have an adequate level of fitness to undertake this tour. You may be refused entry if you appear to not meet this requirement.

About your tickets

Once you’ve booked your tickets, you will receive your order confirmation to the email address you provided at checkout. This may take up to 24 hours - please check your junk mail folder after this time. Tickets are non-transferrable. Please bring your email confirmation and ticket (preferably on an electronic device) as well as photographic ID for each ticket holder to be permitted entry.


This walking tour reveals little known facts about the area that were pulled straight from our archives, including the story of Convent Garden (as it was originally known), and how London’s first professional police force was born. You’ll also find out how well-known streets shaped London’s transport systems, from the construction of the Piccadilly line and Kingsway Tram Tunnel to the building of the Elizabeth line in the 2010s.

Along the way you’ll get glimpses of some iconic Hidden London tour sites, see the oldest shop in the city, hear about the first theatres that opened in the area, and learn about the remarkable feats of engineering that shaped modern transport.

Secrets of Central London Walking Tour
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