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Experience Brixton: London's Coolest Neighbourhood

London

7 reviews
3 hours | from £49.00 pp
Colourful and diverse Brixton identifies as a melting pot of cultures, cuisines and a whole lot of creativity. On a totally personalised experience with a Local Host, explore the global food markets, independent shops, vibrant street art and community projects this neighbourhood proudly boasts, discovering the strong sense of community at the heart of this multi-cultural neighbourhood. Get off the beaten path and discover south London’s most vibrant and alternative neighbourhood with a local who knows where the best street food can be found and the best craft beer is brewed!
3 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Discover Brixton’s eclectic foodie scene, vibrant street art, community projects and spirited atmosphere on this personalised experience with a Local Host.Read more +

Begin your day with a visit to Brixton market, a microcosm of the diversity, creativity, and sense of community that this area is known for. Offering everything from handmade leather bags and woven trinkets to organic produce and authentic street food from all corners of the globe - you’ll see how the area has stayed true to its multi-cultural roots. 

If you fancy a visit to a couple of the unique and quirky shops on offer; from an amusing second hand bookshop, to an established fabric specialist, a vintage record shop to a Portuguese bakery, and a number of fresh fruit and veg pop-ins in between, there's something for everyone.

If you're keen to get out of the urban jungle for a moment, take a trip to a well-known community garden. This place is proudly maintained by locals in the area and the well-loved foliage and fauna provide a relaxing contrast from the bustling vibe of the rest of Brixton. 

Ready for something a little different? Have your Local Host introduce you to some of the best street art in London, painted by the locals themselves. Brixton's urban art scene is ever-changing, and behind the vibrant and eclectic murals there are numerous stories and political messages which your Local Host can tell you plenty about.

If after all that you're feeling a little sleepy, drop into one of the independent coffee shops for a hot drink, or if you're after something a little stronger your Local Host will be able to recommend some of the best spots to grab a cocktail or craft beer later on.

However you spend your day, you'll get to you know your Local Host and they can recommend the best spots they know you’ll love, so you can eat, drink, shop and party like a local during the rest of your trip.

 

What's Included

* 100% Private and personalised experience
* 3 hours with a Local Host
* A pint of locally brewed Brixton craft beer or a soft drink
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
* Unlimited local knowledge and authentic insights  

 

What's Not Included

* Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs 
* Gratuities (optional)

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.

 

Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

Experience Highlights

* Explore an exciting and multi-cultural local neighbourhood with a Londoner who's passionate about the area
* Discover unique street art and murals and hear the stories behind them
* Explore the streets, markets, local spots and pop-ups in the area
* Experience the community spirit of this neighbourhood when you visit community projects and a garden 
* Explore a diverse local market selling everything from crafts to food, and stop for some global dishes 
* Try some amazing craft beer brewed in the heart of Brixton
* Get tips from your local for the best places to eat, drink and party like a local in the area 

Total: GBP
per adult
Start when you want

You can specify your preferred start time after booking

Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free

Reviews

Sylvie W

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Cecilia & Jorge P

We felt like real Londoners

It was our visit number 3 to London and we really wanted to get under the skin of the city and we found this Brixton tour by chance. It was the first time we heard about this place in london but we said why not? And city unscripted match us to Mr Sean Taylor who was just amazing and made us laugh so much trying to speak very bad spanish with us. But Sean knows Brixton so so well and we were so amazed of this area of the city which is so surprising and so energetic and cool. We met some of the people that run some shops and it was great to feel like we were part of Brixton. Muchas gracias por todo!

Pamela R

Brixton

I thoroughly enjoyed my tour with Lorena. She was knowledgeable, personable and fun. I learned so much about Brixton and the many opportunities to enjoy good food. I was a last minute booking and she was accommodating and professional. When visiting London again I would book another tour with CityUnscripted and Lorena.

Pamela S

I am so glad I started my trip with Sean-Taylor

Sean-Taylor Williams was my host. He showed me the city of London while also providing me with the history and interesting facts about each location. In one day, we thoroughly explored Brixton, Soho, Camden and other places. After my tour with Sean-Taylor, I was able to effectively navigate the Underground to go anywhere I needed to go in London. Sean-Taylor is extremely personable and knowledgeable. I am so glad I started my trip with Sean-Taylor, working with Sean-Taylor set the precedent for