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Not only is May full of bank holidays, it’s National Walking month! If you’re visiting London and looking for an exciting outdoor activity, we’ve put together the following ideas. You may want a welcome escape from the madding crowds expected around the Coronation – with each one, you’ll discover a new side of historic London.

1. Royal Coronation Walking Tour

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To mark King Charles III Coronation, this new guided walk explores the history behind Britain’s coronations. Explore some of the quirkier and more surprising stories associated with coronations and visit the key Royal London locations.

Hear about the unexpected accession of the Queen’s father and grandfather, the fight behind the Windsor name and the audacious robbery of a central part of the coronation ceremony from the very heart of Westminster Abbey.

Price: Individual tickets from £12

Location: Start at Westminster Abbey

Duration: 90 minutes

Website: London Guided Walks


2. Borough Market Food Tour

If you’re a foodie, then these two tours at Borough Market will surely fit the bill! First up is a tasting tour of food and wine, hosted by food expert, TV chef and author Celia Brooks. Or you can go behind the scenes with Totally Tailored on a tour that explores the people, the place, the food, the history, and the significance of the Market to the wider local area.

Price: From £90 per person

Duration: Varies depending on the tour

Location: Near London Bridge, SE1 9AL

Website: Borough Market

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3. Scavenger Hunt Meets Escape Room 

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If you’re looking to escape the crowds whilst still enjoying central London, this is the answer.

With friends and family, enjoy a unique scavenger hunt where you will uncover a hidden, historic London and discover new favourite haunts.  Find clues at captivating locations and attempt to crack the case.

Price: From £16.50 per person

Location: Starts near Blackfriars


Top Tip: We have preferential rates with local venues and can arrange food and drinks for after your hunt.

WE LOVED IT! Really good idea and a way to get together with friends and a fun way to explore London. Never seen anything like this before. I think it will be a big hit. We all had a great time thanks so much.

4. Living London History

Why not try a fun-filled historical walking tour of hidden London by Jack, an Open City trained guide. The tours are engaging, guided walks in different areas of London. You’ll hear stories of this fascinating city which uncover the hidden gems, curiosities, and the little, secret details that many miss.

Price: From £20

Location: Depends on the tour

Duration: Various – starts from 1 – 2 hours

Website: Living London History

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5. Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

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Embark on an interactive Harry Potter tour around central London with a guide. Choose from either a boat or London Underground trip. Your Harry Potter enthusiast guide will be armed with weird and wonderful trivia all along the way.

Compete against other Houses in an interactive quiz as you see the sites that inspired J.K. Rowling, from Shakespeare’s Globe to the London alleys that inspired Knockturn Alley.


Price: From £20 per person

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: Starts at Southwark View Point

Website / Book: Via TimeOut

We hope that these fantastic ideas will inspire you to explore London on foot. There really is so much to see and appreciate!

Have fun and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’re interested in finding out more about a StreetHunt Games activity  – we’ll help to make it hassle-free.