Full Day in London with a Local

World famous skylines, diverse neighbourhoods and global menus.

(11 reviews)

  • Private &

  • 8 hours

  • From
    £50.00  GBP per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

So you have a whole day to explore London? Lucky you! Prepare to be amazed on this experience with one of our London hosts, who can’t wait to show you what makes their city so special.

Wander through the streets and at every turn you will find pieces of London's rich history as you explore the city's iconic landmarks and attractions with your host.

You’ll weave your way through a neighborhood or two, soaking up whatever it is that you can’t wait to see.

They can’t wait to share with you their favorite places to eat, drink, shop, hang out and explore, but today the pace is set by you, so just let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

We know that a city is more than a place, but a feeling. And so that’s exactly what you’ll experience on your day with your host, as you discover London your way. Shoot for the moon, and even if you miss you’ll land on the stars. Or in this case, maybe on Tower Bridge.

Experience highlights

  • Spend a day with your host falling in love with London and its bustling lifestyle

  • Explore one of London's eclectic neighbourhoods or keep things central and see iconic landmarks in Westminster and along the Thames

  • See the city's iconic attractions and off the beaten path spots

  • Get a unique insider's perspective on what you see, taste and experience as you explore the city

  • See an authentic version of London that goes beyond the guidebook

  • Eat and drink like a local by grabbing some street food or heading to an authentic restaurant or local pub

  • Get tips from your host regarding some of the areas they think you should explore during the rest of your trip

Good to know

What’s included

  • 8 hour experience
  • Private and personalized
  • Start when you like (you could cram in more with an early start!)
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central locations).

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 1 reviews

July 2019

A smart way to seen London

We had been to London before & had seen the "major" sights that are not hard to find, such as London Tower, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's, Kensington Palace etc (& for which you usually need to stand in a queue to get in). Now we like to rent flats in the different areas of London, like Notting Hill, or Chiswick, or Battersea in order to explore "off the beaten path" a bit. A City Unscripted guide is perfect for this. They can suggest a great itinerary but will also take you wherever you'd like to go as well. They'll help you navigate the tube, the bus system etc (which is invaluable for learning how to get around London in a short time period), they can take you places & to see sights that as a tourist on your own you would never find. They know the spots where you can get great photographs (& of course can help take them so you don't even need to drag along a selfie stick). Our guide Becky was very personable & knowledgeable about the area. It's a great, efficient way to get a lot of the sights in because you don't have to waste any time navigating (or getting lost) when trying to get someplace you want to go. And it was a very reasonable price as well. Using City Unscripted was one of my smarter ideas.

Review by Paula (Sunny) B


4.8 average | 4 reviews

July 2019

The perfect day of wandering London old and new with Carolina

I told Carolina I wanted to wander the City to see things and places I had not seen before and she delivered. She found the Jewish quarter which is where we started. We used buses and the tube, though when she found out I liked the bus we shifted more to that. As we were on the bus we were going through an area that looked neat and I just said, Let's get off at the next stop. The wonder of this tour is you can do that, it is unstructured as you want it. Of course, wouldn't you know Carolina knew about Shoreditch and was able to guide me through markets and hip streets. We then had lunch at a great, not full of tourist, pub and then started to saunter South Bank, which I had never done. Ultimately we ended up spending time in Notting Hill and wandering in and out of shops and having a coffee before the time together ended. It was exactly what I wanted, even when I didn't know I wanted it. Carolina Rocks!!!!

Review by Jordan S


5 average | 8 reviews

May 2019

8 Hour London Walking Tour

Dan made our trip to London memorable! We had requested an all day, insider's view of London and he did just that. We wandered all over the city -- through neighborhoods and to significant historical places. Dan made sure we experienced markets, ate amazing food, and enjoyed a few pubs along the way. Our only disappointment was the lines at the Tower of London were so long, we opted to skip going in. In hindsight, we wish we would have purchased tickets in advance. But, all in all, Dan was kind, gracious, and a lot of fun. We highly recommend... Greg, Chris & Holt

Review by Greg & Chris S

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