Private tour

London: Spy Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tours of the UK

London: Spy Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tours of the UK

From US$ 174.79 per group up to 15

Explore the secret, shadowy world of London's spies on this walking tour. Travel to iconic locations throughout the city, including Trafalgar Square, Millbank Tower, Waterloo Bridge, Baker Street, and more.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
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  • Discover the history of Britain's intelligence services
  • Visit the headquarters of both MI5 and MI6
  • Find out what it takes to work for Britain's security services in the 21st century
  • Unearth how the real world of spies has inspired some of the greatest authors
  • Hear fascinating stories about the work of spies during the Second World War
Full description

Spend the day exploring London, learning about the intelligence organizations of Britain, and the operations and assassinations that these organizations have undertaken. Discover what it’s like to work for Britain’s security services in the 21st century.

Start at Swiss Cottage and hear one of the most exciting espionage tales of the Second World War. Head to Baker Street to visit the home of Sherlock Holmes. Find out how the fictional consulting detective has a link to the Second World War.

Listen to the history of two of the most infamous intelligence organizations in the world, MI5 and MI6, and stand outside their headquarters in London. Make stops at other locations, such as shops rumored to have been used as cover for British agents to meet their handlers.

Visit the site of a KGB assassination at a hotel where a Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko, was poisoned. See the building where one of the most gruesome and macabre operations of the Second World War was planned.

  • Tour guide
  • Tips
  • Travel cards/tickets for public transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside the Odeon Luxe Swiss Cottage. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity start time. Your guide will be wearing a Tours of the UK backpack, Coat, or Hoodie.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly

Product ID: 406542