London Walking Tours

Once you’ve seen the city from our exciting sightseeing bus tour, it’s time to take to the streets on foot.

With 3 free walking tours in London, we’ll share fascinating tales of the city and take you to some of the most popular locations. Choose from Changing of the Guard, Rock ‘n’ Roll or a Jack the Ripper tour for free in London, or take all three walking tours when you purchase a 24, 48 or 72 hour bus ticket.

Alternatively, the three walking tours can be purchased separately for £10 each, or for great value you can purchase The Original Tour Explore Walking Pass for £20 per person, which includes all three tours:

  • Changing of the Guard

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll

  • Jack The Ripper


Useful Information

Our 3 walking tours are the perfect way to break up your day of sightseeing and discover another side to London.

When you have a 24, 48 or 72 hour bus ticket you can join us on one or all of our free guided walking tours. If you choose a ticket that spans over a few days, you can even take different walking tours on different days. To validate your ticket and begin your tour, just show your ID and email voucher to a member of The Original Tour staff.

Come with us on a free tour of London and witness the patriotic tradition that is the Changing of the Guard. It is a great way to celebrate England’s iconic Royal Family.  

Let us transport you back to the swinging 60s and the Rock ‘n’ Roll music scene. Saunter through Soho and discover places where British music history was made.

Do you want to learn about London’s dark and terrifying past? Walk the East End streets where Jack the Ripper once lurked and visit the exact spots where he claimed his victims.

Each of our free tours by foot in London are 90 minutes long and offer something completely different!

Our walking tours depart at the following times:

Changing of the Guard: 10am on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from The Original Tour Visitor Centre

Rock ‘n’ Roll: 1pm every day from The Original Tour Visitor Centre

Jack the Ripper: 4pm every day from The Original Tour bus stop at The Tower of London

Discover a different side to the city on each of our free London walking tours.

Changing of the Guard:

  • St James’ Palace

  • The Mall

  • Buckingham Palace

Rock ‘n’ Roll:

  • Scotch of St James club

  • Apple Corps headquarters

  • Trident Studios

Jack the Ripper:

  • Whitechapel

  • Aldgate

  • Mitre Square

Find out what London’s really about and uncover the capital by foot on a free city tour of London with The Original Tour.

  1. The Original Tour London bus and walking tour tickets are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. Please note these tickets are not valid on Christmas Day 25th December 2019. 

  2. Validate your ticket when you are ready to begin your tour. You can use your ticket for 24, 48 or 72 hours after you have validated it, depending on which ticket you have purchased.

  3. General terms and conditions apply.

  4. You can only join our walking tours whilst your bus ticket is valid. You will not be able to access our walking tours when the time has run out on your bus ticket.

  5. You can access one or all of our walking tours whilst your ticket is valid.


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Plan your route around London and hop-on a bus to the departure point of our walking tours.

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Get your 24, 48 or 72 hour bus tour tickets here and benefit from added extras such as free walking tours and Thames river cruises.