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Free Soho Walking Tour*

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When: Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Where: Leicester Square

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Language: English & Spanish

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Time: 15:45

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Duration: 2 hours

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Price: Free

When it comes to the most famous and fashionable districts in London, nothing screams “sex, drugs and rock & roll” like the sparkling district of Soho, which has been a popular area for musicians, writers, and bohemians since the mid-19th century. Join us on our Soho Walking Tour to find out more about this fascinating neighbourhood!

No other place in the world has influenced Pop culture as much as this tiny, strange, busy hectic, mad area in Central London. Hear more about the likes of The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Oasis, and their relevance to Soho, but also cover taboo topics like prostitution, and the history of the sex industry. 

So whether you’re interested in hearing more about musicians and celebrities in London, or if you’re a history of politics buff, come join us in our Free Soho Walking Tour to see for yourself why this is a neighbourhood where legacies are born.

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Soho Walking Tour Highlights

  • Visit the Palladium, where the The Beatles had their first ever gig in London and the term “beatlemania” was coined.
  • Walk through Carnaby Street, the second most popular tourist attraction in London in the 1960’s, and the place where the first miniskirt was made.
  • See the house where Karl Marx and Friedich Engels wrote the Communist Manifesto, a piece of political writing so powerful that it split the world in two!

Price: Free

Meeting Point: Leicester Square

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Free Soho Walking Tour Features

Piccadilly Circus
Chinatown
Soho Neon Sign
West End Theatre
Eros Statue
Soho Square
Soho Street Sign
The French House Pub
Piccadilly Circus

Chinatown

Soho Neon Sign

West End Theatre

Eros Statue

Soho Square

Soho Street Sign

The French House Pub

Piccadilly Circus
Chinatown
Chinatown
Soho Neon Sign
West End Theatre
West End Theatre
Eros Statue
Eros Statue
Soho Square
Soho Square
Soho Street Sign
The French House Pub
Piccadilly Circus

Chinatown
Chinatown

Soho Neon Sign

West End Theatre
West End Theatre

Eros Statue
Eros Statue

Soho Square
Soho Square

Soho Street Sign

The French House Pub

Reviews

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Well Done Strawberry Tours

5 out of 5

A huge Thank You to Carlton for his knowledgeable, and very interesting, tour of Soho. I was surprised as to the range of history and cultural relevance of the area and he delivered it with flare and enthusiasm. I would certainly recommend this tour and will definitely return to complete others. Well Done Strawberry Tours

Jeanette B - Dorset, UK

June 2019

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Suitable for all budgets

5 out of 5

Tour guide Alex was absolutely wonderful! So enthusiastic and had so much knowledge to share. I went on the Soho walking tour and it was a great way to explore the city. The pay what you like idea is great as I was a traveller on a tight budget.

Monique B - London, UK

September 2019

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Starting Point

Starting Point: Leicester Square

At the Swiss Flags Monument between the M&M's World & Lego Store. (See map).

FAQ

The Free Soho Tour runs on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 15.45 from Leicester Square at the Swiss Flags Monument between the M&M's World & Lego Store. No tours on the 25/12 & 26/12.

The Free Soho Tour ends somewhere within Soho, exactly where can vary depending on the guide.

The Free Soho Tour lasts for around 2 hours.

Yes! As this is England, if we didn’t run the tour on rainy days it would hardly operate at all. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.

Go to the meeting point and look for our guide carrying a red umbrella. If you have any problems finding the location please send us an email at: london@strawberrytours.com

Due to the high demand of our tours you can only join the tour if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute, and it helps us make sure that we have enough guides there to cover the demand. Help us make your Strawberry Tour experience unforgettable! Please note that we can't take groups of 8 people or more on our regular tours, instead, please get in touch with us here to enquire about a private tour.

All our tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering our marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can come on our tours, regardless of their budget.

Interested in a Private Tour?

If you want more flexibility with your own guide you can book this as a private tour for just £135.

We are then able to set the start time to whatever suits you and make the experience more personal. This is also a great option for groups of 8 people or more that are unable to join our free tours together.

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Meeting Point: Leicester Square

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Price: Free

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