Secret city

Central London, London

Secret city

Join an expert Londoner to uncover the history of the capital’s most storied district: journalist Sophie Campbell will guide you through the intrigue-packed square mile.

From the edges of the City where mediaeval walls once stood, you’ll be led through the warren of London’s oldest streets and landmark thoroughfares, encountering hidden historic secrets along the way.

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From £265 for 2 people

“It was tailored to our interests, Sophie was extremely knowledgeable and generous with her time. 100% recommend this tour.”

– Emily M., May 2018

"Our family has learned the most about a visited city through a personal tour off the beaten path with an engaging guide interacting with each of us and delighting us with anecdotes absent from any guide book or mass tour."

– Tasha N., July 2018

"We loved our time with Sophie! She really knows her City, and we're grateful she shared her knowledge with us. We saw parts of London we would not have otherwise ventured into, especially Bankside."

– Kat W., July 2018

"Sophie is extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, engaged. She could answer all our questions and then add a bit more with humour and a clear love of what she does. She is the perfect guide to the City of London."

– Alex S., April 2018
Sophie Campbell

Your insider

Sophie Campbell

Travel journalist

Telegraph travel journalist and local insider Sophie Campbell knows her way around towns the world over. But none more so than her hometown, London. In the past she’s penned pieces for Condé Nast Traveller and the Times – even written a book on the English social scene, but she’s never happier than when sharing knowledge of the capital’s backstreets, bars and bridges.

From super-shiny modern skyscrapers to elegantly aged edifices, the City of London has no shortage of sights to see.

2 hours
Start Time
Tours run between the hours of 10:00 and 00:00
Call our travel specialists 24/7 on 1 800 464 2040 or contact us to find availability
What you'll see
You’ll visit 17th-century wine bars, underground galleries, bustling markets and tiny shops – your expedition around this surprise-dotted neighbourhood takes in sites both ancient and new.
Experience location
You’ll be meeting Sophie Campbell at a landmark in the City of London; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.