We start our walk at Paddington Station where you see the magnificent Victorian station and meet Paddington Bear . We walk through Paddington Basin towards Little Venice where famous residents included Robert Browning, Arthur Lowe and Alan Turing.
Admire the beautiful mansion houses on our way past Regents Park and the Regents Park Mosque. London Zoo, where we might see the Monkeys in the newly restored aviary and the African hunting dogs.
All this along the beautiful Regents Canal with its many house boats along the way. We finally get to Camden Town on this leisurely walk, to enjoy the vibrant market, pubs etc and street art of Camden Town. Maybe end the walk at Amy Winehouse’s favourite pub.
We start our walk at trendy Notting Hill, one of London’s best markets now open through the week. The market is famed for its Antiques, bric a brac, fruit and vegetable, souvenirs, coloured houses, Gin Distillery, Bars and restaurants and a great foodie market. We see the house where George Orwell lived, where President Clinton enjoyed fish and chips and where Staus Quo filmed their video.
The Hotel where Jimi Hendrix took an over dose.The bookshop and blue door from the movie Notting Hill, market scenes from Bed knobs and broomsticks, the area frequented by Paddington Bear. One of London’s oldest cinema’s The Electric where the notorious murderer John Christie was a projectionist. See where Pink Floyd first performed and where the Beatles bought their military uniforms, where Bob Marley recorded Exodus and many more.
We end our walk at the Ladbroke Rd end of the market where there is a lot of new vibrant street art , bric a brac stalls and Ladbroke Grove tube station.
Walking tour of a very eclectic and unspoilt 17 and 18 th century part of London with its China Town, great old Victorian Pubs, Film Companies, Jazz Clubs, Gay Village, sex shops, foodie market, night clubs restaurants and lots more. This was an area known for revolutionaries, bohemians and dandies, aristocrats, emigrants, sex workers, the great and the bad, many 60’s and 70’s bands, recording studio’s used by David Bowie and the Beatles and many more.
Emigrants Jewish, Irish, Bengali, French Huguenot Houses perfectly preserved, Spitalfields Market, Petticoat Lane, Brick Lane Banglatown, great Indian food, bagels, Jack The Ripper locations, Street Art, and the best Fish ‘n’ Chips.
Walking tour of an area once infamous for everything the authorities didn’t want across the river. There were Breweries, Stews and Bath Houses, Bear Baiting, Prisons and lots more.
Shakespeare Globe, the church where Shakespeare worshipped, Chaucer and Dickens sights. An amazing foodie market with the best Oysters, bubbly, cheese and lots more. Harry Potter and Bridget Jones locations.
Enjoy a walk around two exclusive areas of London, Mayfair and St James’s. Visit some of the Royal Warrant holders shops. These are businesses who supply the Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles for over 5 years. We will visit Berry Bro & Rudd the Queen’s wine merchant, Lock and Co Hatters, Gieve’s and Hawke, Ritz hotel, Fortnum and Mason and many more. See behind the scenes at some of the stores. Some of shops have historic examples of items sold to famous Patrons from the Queen to Churchill.
Very privileged to be working at this prestigious tennis venue. I do their Public tours but can also arrange private tours with a reduced entry for my guests. This tour can be included in a London tour or done as a half day.
The club is located at Southfields 45 minutes journey from central London.
Konrad was terrific.
He was exceptional , we really enjoyed the tour.
Konrad captivated the group with his stories. His love of history was obvious.
Best tour guide I've had on a EF tour.
Super funny and very knowledgeable, the kids loved him.
Konrad is one of best local guides I've been with for a tour, he is very knowledgeable, personable and approchable.
Konrad was very knowledgeable, answered questions made jokes and really made this tour an enjoyable one, my kids loved his tour.
Konrad was very enjoyable and it was great to interact with him. Great information, and still felt like we were having a nice chat with a friend.
Awesome! Very knowledgeable , engaging to listen to, and he scored us front row for the Changing of the Guard. Darika Anestos.