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Discover the London you won't find in the guide books with London's original off-the-beaten-track tour provider! Come with us to explore the culture, community and street art of London's vibrant East End. We offer unique and original walking tours, bike tours and food & drink tours and as London's original street art tour provider we also offer street art workshops led by our team of street artists. Tour prices start at pay-what-you-want so there's something for everyone at a price to suit all budgets. Let our expert guides show you the real London, from a local's perspective!
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Brick Lane, London E2 8NH, England
Spitalfields
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend (both 20 years old) booked the Alternative Walking Tour through the East End. Throughout the tour we saw some amazing street art and graffiti. Our awesome tour guide Hayleigh talked us through the history of the region and the meaning behind...More

Thank janawon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very good tour. Learned about the culture and history from the guide. The area gives a great opportunity to local artists to express their work. Prices are also reasonable.

3  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I signed up for this tour after going on another amazing street art tour in Bristol the same weekend. Our guide, Josh (I think), was very informative, and I appreciated learning even some of the politics as well as nuances in the street art culture....More

Thank Charmaine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 friends were looking for something fun and different to do in London and decided on the Alternative London bike tour. It did not disappoint! Gary was an amazing guide with extensive knowledge and passion for street art and the East End. I learned so...More

Thank KTChamp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gerry, our tour guide was so well prepared, as if he would have made all the street art he showed and explained us himself. Ok, after having done that for 8 years that is not surprising. If you're keen on street art, it's a must,...More

1  Thank Selliman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great alternative walking tour of East London. Emily gave us lots of information about street art, artists names and also the different types of street art. It's not just about kids writing on walls. Definitely would recommend this tour.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour. I have to admit that the price kept me from committing until the last minute, but it needn't have - I got my money's worth and more and had a fabulous time. The tour is essentially an introduction to different...More

1  Thank callmeishmael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I set up the street art bike tour in July 2017 with my fiancee, her dad, and her 14 year old sister - quite the family affair! I was a bit concerned that the subject matter wouldn't interest the others but everybody had a great...More

Thank benjamin4525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this tour in mid-August because when searching the web for the best things to do in London, Alternative London was very high on the list. I know nothing about street art, so booking this was very outside my comfort zone. Boy, am I...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good for exactly the reasons you would take this tour. Guide, Keir, knew his stuff, was passionate about street art and had some good stories. Got to appreciate some of the stuff you would have never otherwise noticed. Plus it was nice to have...More

Thank Bruce M
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Nora611
9 April 2017|
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Response from Aidan M | Property representative |
I'm not alternative London, don't know why you were directed to me. Get in touch with them through their website
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berengerebonnel
10 October 2016|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry I just saw I was too late!!! :-(
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randibell1
7 September 2016|
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Response from AlternativeLondon | Property representative |
Hi there, The guides that run our pub tours also take our other walking tours so they know the area and it's street art incredibly well. I would advise to take the pub / craft beer tour and ask the guide to point out some... More
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