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Address: | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RF, England
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We offer a free walking tour of London, which allows everyone, no matter of...

We offer a free walking tour of London, which allows everyone, no matter of budget, to fully discover the most visited city in Europe. Our expert guides share with you their personal stories and insights during an intriguing, 2.5 - 3 hour English or Spanish language overview walking tour. The Free Tour starts daily at 11 AM & 1 PM by Wellington Arch

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Great tour showing the highlights

I've done this tour many times in europe (the free highlight tour), and everytime it is excellent, with the guides working on a tip basis. Our london tour was with the lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I've done this tour many times in europe (the free highlight tour), and everytime it is excellent, with the guides working on a tip basis. Our london tour was with the lovely charlotte from cowcopacopper NZ, showing us the best of london with interesting details and stories along the way! Recommended!

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

I had a chance to do a free walking tour with a Becky as a guide- i must admit it eas one of the best tours i ever did! She is funny, charming and have a huge knowledge about the city. After a tour i could amuse my living in London friends, which is not an easy thing to do... More 

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South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

If you've never done a free walking tour with Sandeman's, I highly recommend you do one on your next big trip. Trevor was our guide and an awesome one at that. He's a history buff and it shows. He's engaging and entertaining, especially with all the little tidbits you'll never hear from anyone else or read in any history book.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The Free London Tour was even short for us, despite of lasting 2 hours and a half. Our guide (Billy) was both a guide and a showman. It was very enjoyable and funny listening to him talking about Nelson, the Queen, Henry the VIII and other historical facts while we walked around the most important places in the center of... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We have been to London before but this is the first time we have taken the Free Walking Tour. Ollie was a great guide, very knowledgeable & extremely entertaining. He used members of the tour group to emphasise important Historical information. If history was taught like that in school, I may have retained a lot more information. Thanks for a... More 

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Laura_SNE, Customer Service Executive at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - London, responded to this review

Hi jennicoombs, We just want to express our thanks for your amazing review! We're extremely pleased that you enjoyed your recent tour of London lead by Ollie and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your experience even better next time you join us! Kind... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Had limited time but signed up for both the free London tour (actually of Westminster) and the Old City Tour. It was a full day of walking, but it was absolutely fantastic. Charlotte was very knowledgable, friendly, and accommodating. No questions were unanswered and the high, positive energy persisted throughout the day. I have zero hesitation recommending BOTH of these... More 

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Laura_SNE, Customer Service Executive at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - London, responded to this review

Hi CarlRx, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and joining us in London! We will never get tired of hearing such positive comments, and strive to achieve this level of satisfaction with all of our guests! We hope that you will join us on future tours soon. Thanks again for your positive feedback and enjoy the rest of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Trevor was a great guide and despite having a massive group to deal with, he made our royal tour of London very informative. We covered a large area and we're tired by the end. If you are visiting London, BOOK THIS TOUR.

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Reus, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I strongly recommend these tours. Thank you SABINA for doing your best..! You are the best guide I've ever seen! 10/10. London is much better if someone like you explain every single detail about the city! You did our holidays! :) Many thanks and take! Jordi

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We took the royal walking tour in January. Although the day was cold, the tour was really enjoyable, and our guide Billy was great with plenty of stories and jokes to keep us entertained. A great tour, well worth a few hours.

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Laura_SNE, Customer Service Executive at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - London, responded to this review

Hi ciaranfer, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are always pleased to hear back from our guests and your comments makes us really happy. Thank you again for sharing your experience in London with us, we hope to welcome you again on other tours sometime soon. Kind regards, Laura. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The hostel I'm staying at told me this tour was a must. I'm not a fan of tours because they usually feel like a waste of time, but I realized I was lost in London so I went. In one word: AMAZING. My guide was Billy and he really knows his stuff. He said he's a history nut and it... More 

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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