Walking Tour of Covent Garden

Covent Garden and Strand


Walking Tour of Covent Garden

One Aldwych Hotel
1 Aldwych


Explore one of London’s trendiest neighbourhoods on a 90-minute walking tour of Covent Garden. Meet street performers, wander past buzzing bars and restaurants, marvel at grand hotels and learn about the area’s fascinating history.

What will I see on the tour?

A hub of culture, arts and entertainment, Covent Garden is a must-see for anyone visiting London. Enjoy a walking tour with a professional guide, soaking up the lively atmosphere during the summer months and being enchanted by its festive charm at Christmas.

People sitting in the square at Covent Garden with women strolling past in the sun

Listen to tales of ghosts and kings, celebrated actresses and writers and silent movie stars that were known to frequent the area. Uncover what inspired the author of Dracula and learn about the starring role Covent Garden played in Alfred Hitchcock’s hit film, Frenzy.

See the world-famous marketplace with its many trend-setting shops, cafes, wine bars and restaurants. Discover its charming history and how it has remained the beating heart of Covent Garden. Admire the city's grandest theatres as you hear about famous shows of the past and what's hot in the London theatre scene.

A street performer entertains the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza, London.

Leave this tour feeling like a true Londoner, knowing the best spots in town for a good time in London’s lively West End and with a new appreciation of its poetic past.

How long is the tour?

The tour will last approximately 90 minutes.

How do I buy tickets?

Book your spot on the Covent Garden Walking Tour now.

What other tours can I join?

Discover even more walking tours of London, including a visit to the bustling Borough Market to sample some delicious cuisine. Or take the family on an expedition around London to follow in the footsteps of beloved Paddington Bear.

Prices and opening times

Child (12-16 years) From £10.00 per ticket
Senior (60+ years) and Students (with valid ID) From £12.00 per ticket
Adult (17-59 years) From £15.00 per ticket

Opening Times

The tour is available daily at 1.30pm.

The tour departs from outside the One Aldwych Hotel at 1 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BZ. The closest tube stations are Temple (Circle and District line) and Covent Garden (Piccadilly line).

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your departure tme as the tour will leave promptly.