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10 Of The Most Unusual Ways To See London

For those visiting London for the first time, a simple London bus tour is one of the best ways to see the city. You’ll experience all of the capital’s world-famous sites and learn some fascinating facts about their history and development.

However, if you’ve already got a classic tour booked in and want to find something a little more unique, then you’ve come to the right place. These unusual ways to see London will make you stop and say “Wow. That really exists?”.

Let’s dive into our top ten most unusual ways to explore the capital.

The London Loo Tour

Yup. This is totally a thing. Explore London’s lavatory landscape with and see the city through the eyes of a toilet enthusiast. This might sound totally bizarre, but this tour has some first-class reviews. Go figure.

A Thames River Cruise

If you’re looking for a totally unique perspective on the city’s best-loved sites, this is the way to do it. And it’s not a one-size-fits-all experience either. You can book a thrill-seeking experience on a Thames rib tour or a more refined evening with dinner, drinks and jazz on the river. Check out our river cruise page for more options.

The Cheese Crawl

Cheese is more than just food. Cheese is life. If you agree and want to explore the culinary landscape of London through this perennial food stuff, the London Cheese Crawl is for you. Eat cheese at some of London’s best establishments and see the city at the same time.

The Spy and Espionage Tour

Do you want to explore London’s most closely kept secrets? Think of yourself as a bit of a James Bond, eh? Then check out the Spy and Espionage tour and discover England’s most clandestine operations throughout the city.

A Segway Tour of London

These odd contraptions are a surprisingly convenient way to get around the city. They’re perfectly suited for those that love to try something different and don’t mind looking a bit silly whilst they’re at it.

Wartime London Tour

The wars of the 20th century left deep scars across all of Europe, and London was no different. Discover the key locations that changed the course of the World Wars and, indeed, the history of the world.

Fire Hazard London

Fancy a more active way to explore the city? Fire Hazard’s real-life street games take place in the very center of London, taking you past some of its most beautiful locations in a race against time – and your opponents!

The Pedibus

These strange contraptions have made their way across Europe as a unique way to explore cities. Sit with a beer and chat with friends as you pedal around the city taking in the very best sites.

Underground London Tour

This is a tour for anyone who’s ever wondered what secrets lie in the labyrinthine tunnels underneath London’s streets. Explore the secrets of the London underground and the fascinating history that goes along with them.

Silent Disco Walking Tour

Boogie Shoes is, if nothing else, the funkiest way to explore the city on foot. Shuffle, swagger and moonwalk your way around London’s classic sites and have a blast while you’re at it.

For more ways to explore London, take a look at our extensive London Tours page. However you like to travel, we’ve got something you’ll love.