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Brixton Street Art

Brixton to many is a place they know for the wrong reasons, such as the riots of the 1980’s. Will Smith recently visited saying he wanted to see London's version of Harlem. Brixton, once closed off to locals and visitors, now welcomes everyone to the neighbourhood to live in. Resting a mere 15 minutes from […]
Schedule: Sat & Sun
Start Time: 1400 (2pm)
Tour Language: English

Royal Westminster

Join Free Tours by Foot as we travel through 1000 years of British history and introduce you to the characters who have shaped the history and modernity of London. We'll see royal palaces, King's Guard soldiers, picturesque parks, beautiful buildings, and the most famous clock in the world!
Schedule: Wed, Fri & Sat (ab und zu auf Deutsch)
Start Time: 10am
Tour Language: English, German
Duration: 2.5 Hours
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Graffiti & Street Art

Join us for the London Graffiti and Street Art Tour and discover street art in London's vibrant neighbourhoods of the East End. Come with Free Tours By Foot as we traipse along these cobbled streets, exploring all the art there is to see: from massive murals and pieces that take up entire buildings, to the tiny hidden pieces you'd miss if you didn't have anybody to tell you where to look! And did I hear somebody say 'Banksy'..?
Schedule: Thurs, Sat, Sun
Start Time: 11am or 2pm (1400)
Tour Language: English
Duration: 2 Hours
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Graffiti & Street Art Highlights

  • Street Art
  • Whitechapel (made famous by the ‘Whitechapel Murders’ – committed by Jack the Ripper)
  • Liverpool Street
  • The Old Jewish Quarter
  • Shoreditch
  • Brick Lane

All in One

We combine the very best of our Westminster and City of London tours plus additional sights into one grand 6 hour tour.  Tour includes a lunch break halfway through the tour plus several stops to sample the food and treats of the London streets.

Harry Potter

Whether you received your invitation to Hogwarts or not, everybody knows the magical world of Harry Potter. Not only does Harry journey to and through London throughout the 8 movies, but most were filmed right here in the capital of the U.K.!  Your expert guide will take you through London, pointing out sites and locations […]
Schedule: Wed & Sat
Start Time: 14:00 (2pm)
Tour Language: English
Duration: 2 Hours
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Harry Potter Highlights

  • Westminster Tube (closest tube to the Ministry of Magic as seen in The Order of the Phoenix)
  • Cecil's Court (aka Diagon Alley)
  • St. Paul’s (Geometrical Staircase as seen in the Prisoner of Azkaban)*
  • Godwin’s Court (aka Knockturn Alley)
  • The Palace Theatre (home to the ‘The Cursed Child' - the 8th story in the Harry Potter franchise) - Tickets*
  • Horseguards Avenue (Ministry of Magic Staff Entrance as seen in Deathly Hallows Part 1)
  • Millennium Bridge (rebuilt after the attack by the Death Eaters! (then a walk past Shakespeare's globe)
  • Scotland Yard Place/Horse Guards Avenue (Ministry of Magic Visitors entrance as seen in the Order of the Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part 1)
  • Trafalgar Square (Location of the final Harry Potter film premiere)
  • Downing Street (Muggle Prime Minister's Office and location of communication between the Muggle PM and the wizarding world)
    Note: Depending on your guide and the day/time, the tour will finish at either Leadenhall Market or Borough Market (both sites have been used as the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron (as seen in the Philosopher's Stone and Prisoner of Azkaban onwards respectively.)

Jack the Ripper

We here at Free Tours By Foot are proud to offer the best alternative Jack the Ripper tour in London. We were the first company to offer free Jack the Ripper tours, and we like to provide our guests with an in-depth look at the case. We don’t rely on cheesy props or ‘spooky’ sound […]
Schedule: Saturdays (extra dates in October)
Start Time: 18:00 (6pm)
Tour Language: English
Duration: 2 Hours

Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present free walking tours of London, including guided walks, self-guided, and GPS-led audio tours.

We provide a platform for professional, freelance tour guides to lead walking tours at no upfront cost, so that you may enjoy a quality sightseeing experience no matter what your budget. 

Our model of live guided tours ensures that your tour guide must strive to give his or her best on every tour.

It’s the best money-back guarantee available. 

Everyone should be permitted to take a guided tour for a price they feel it was worth - even free!


FREE LONDON WALKING TOURS

Our free tours cover popular tourist destinations, such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, and other landmarks.

They also visit off-the-beaten-path parts of town, like the East End, Shoreditch, or Brick Lane.

London walking Tours

Check out our tour calendar below or go straight to our booking page.

Make sure to keep an eye out for our specialty Christmas Tours!

We have approximately 5000 reviews with a rating of 5 out of 5 stars.  We are so well-reviewed, that TripAdvisor seems to hide us from you (probably because they can’t sell our tours).  

Read the reviews for yourself.  


Regularly Scheduled Walking Tours of London

Westminster Tour

This is our tour of royal and political London.

On this tour, you will visit royal sights such as in Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard, St. James's Palace, Westminster Abbey, and Horse Guards Parade.

Westminster tour change of the guard

But you will also explore Green Park, St. James's Park, Trafalgar Square, 10 Downing Street, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament,


City of London Walking Tour

This tour focuses on the old Roman settlement, or what is referred to as the Square Mile.

Highlights of this tour include Christopher Wren’s St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, London Bridge, the River Thames, and the Tower of London.

But you will also visit less popular sights, such as the Bank of England, Temple Church, the Royal Courts of Justice, and The Monument.

If you are short on time, then consider the ultimate of London walking tours, our London-All-in-One Tour, a six-hour adventure that combines both tours plus a bit more.


Jack the Ripper Tour

Join us as we wind through the back streets Whitechapel to visit the Jack the Ripper murder locations, all guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.

Our tour gives you insight into the real Jack the Ripper history – you’ll leave with an understanding of the crimes that no other tour can provide.


WWII in London Tour

To learn more about London during the Blitz and this defining period in London history, take this tour

You'll walk past damaged remains such as Christopher Wren's lost Grey Friar's, and miraculously saved icons such as St. Paul's Cathedral.

Together with your guide you'll uncover hidden treasures that were unearthed during the war and you'll learn who was responsible for the rebuilding of our city.


Harry Potter Walking Tour

Never got your letter to Hogwarts but still want to be a wizard?

Come along on our free Harry Potter Tour to add some magic to your London trip!

Not only does Harry journey to and through London throughout the 8 movies, but most were filmed right here in the capital of the U.K.! 

Your expert guide will take you through London, pointing out sites and locations from the Harry Potter film series.


London Street Art Tour

The alternative, trendy, and recently gentrified, London's Shoreditch is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in town.

And Free Tours By Foot is ready to help you discover the art, history, and outrageous stories that help make it the vibrant part of London that nobody wants to miss!


Other Free London Tours

  • Explore the museums with a local guide who can show you the highlights in the British Museum and the Tate Modern (private only)
  • For a taste of the alternative side of the city, check out the , which visits East London and covers the art, history, and culture of this exciting area.
  • Take a walk through one of London's trendiest up-and-coming areas, and try your hand at street art while you're on our Brixton Tour.
  • Explore all the opulence London has to offer with a luxurious walk through London's Mayfair district on our Tiaras and Ferraris Tour!
  • You'll discover there's far more than tennis as you stroll through beautiful Wimbledon and learn the history of this quaint London village on our Quintessential Wimbledon Tour.
  • Walk in the footsteps of the condemned on our one-of-a-kind Final Journey Tour which will take you from the courthouse, to prison, to execution site all in one grim walk!
  • Walk through the fascinating and incredible historic riverside on the London Docks Tour.
  • Want to explore some pubs? We've got you covered with three different one-of-a-kind London tour experiences! Explore trendy craft beer houses in one of London's most fascinating neighborhoods on our Brixton Beer Mile Experience.
  • Take a trip through iconic Camden Town, explore the market, and learn about the musicians and artists who made it what it is today.

Seasonal Tours


LONDON FOOD TOURS AND PUB CRAWLS

For the foodie in you, we also offer our pay-what-you-wish East London Food Tour, where you can taste the delicious results of almost 4 centuries of immigration.  

Or, consider joining our Borough Market and Maltby Street Food Tour and explore the London Bridge area while tasting some of the finest street food in the city!


Additionally, we offer an array of self-guided food tours that offer you a unique way to explore London.  

Be sure to check out our London food tours page for more information.

Interested in tasting some tea or coffee? Consider joining London's only pay-what-you-like Tea Tour!

If you fancy a few drinks in some of London's most historic pubs, we are currently running London's only pay-what-you-like Historic London Pub Crawl!

Or, explore trendy craft beer houses in one of London's most fascinating neighborhoods on our Brixton Beer Mile Experience.

Or warm up those vocal cords and join in the fun on a classic Pub Crawl and Cockney Sing-A-Long!

NEW: Fancy a trip up north? We've teamed up with CAMRA members and beer festival organisers in Newcastle upon Tyne to offer the city's only Pay-What-You-Like Brewery Tour!


AUDIO AND SELF-GUIDED LONDON TOURS

Can't make one of our guided tours?

No problem, we have partnered with our friends at Atlantis Audio Tours and recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and made them available to you at any time.  

London Audio Tours GPS


Here is how it works:

  1. Purchase an Audio Tour
  2. Receive a confirmation email with details.
  3. Enjoy the tour(s).

Even if you don't download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating, and playing in London.

Available Tours:

  • City of London 
  • Royal London (Westminster)
  • Harry Potter Locations 
  • Jack the Ripper

We also offer a wide array of self-guided walking tours of London, including versions of our guided tours above.

Many of our self-guided tours are for themes that we do not offer guided versions of, including:


Private London walking tour?

We also offer our guiding services for private groups where we can guide you anywhere in London. We are also experts in the region. 

Call us or email us and we will get back to you with a timely quote.  


OTHER TOURS

In addition to walking tours, you can find bus tours, bike tours, pub crawls & more. Read more about the different tour options in London:


And much, much more

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