Learn the most bizarre stories from London's past and present on this fun 2-hour walking tour. Hear the strange stories behind Covent Garden before moving to the Strand to hear tales of street lamps fueled by sewage and Trafalgar's misdesigned lions!
What to Expect
Take a quirky stroll from London's Covent Garden to Trafalgar Square, and hear the strange stories and bizarre tales of the West End on a 90-minute walking tour. See so much more than a guide book can offer as you find out about London's street lamps fueled by sewage, and a single street where cars drive on the right side.
Learn about the city's twistiest bridge and even David Cameron's illegitimate heritage. Though be warned, there can't always be an explanation for London's strange stories! Rated Number 1 in The London Paper’s ‘Top 10 London Tours for Londoners’, all these stories and more ensure that your head will be full of weird London knowledge by the end of your tour.
It’s certainly one of the most unusual tours you can take while in the swinging capital, so come and get a brand new perspective of the city while learning stories and seeing sights that might have passed you by.
Meet your guide opposite Covent Garden tube station, near Marks & Spencer. Your guide will be holding a sign with the supplier's logo on it.
What to Remember
Please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella in the event of less than perfect weather.