Soho Unveiled: Kings, Culture, and Crime Tour


Soho Unveiled: Kings, Culture, and Crime Tour

Dive into the captivating layers of Soho's history with our Soho Unveiled: Kings, Culture, and Crime Tour.  This 2-hour exploration begins at Tottenham Court Road tube station, where you'll step into one of London's most cosmopolitan districts, known for its rich and tumultuous past.

Soho has seen it all, from the decadent playgrounds of kings to the shadowy corners where criminal activities once thrived. As we stroll through its vibrant streets, we'll uncover stories of the area's royal revelries and notorious scandals. This neighbourhood has long been a melting pot of cultures, which has shaped its unique and eclectic character, evident in its diverse cuisine, eclectic music scene, and dynamic nightlife.

During the day, Soho offers a colourful spectacle of bustling cafes, unique shops, and lively marketplaces. For those interested, this tour can also be adapted for an evening or night experience, providing a different perspective as the area transitions into a hub of nocturnal activities with its renowned bars and theatres coming to life.

Join us for a journey through Soho, where every corner tells a story of opulence, intrigue, and transformation. This tour is perfect for those who want to experience the heart of London's cultural and historical evolution in one of its most infamous and lively neighbourhoods.


Please note: 

  • This tour is normally delivered on foot with no access to sites included.
  • Some optional extras include a vehicle to drive between sites, site access and refreshments.  These must be requested at the time of booking and will incur additional costs.
  • The normal recommended duration for this tour is published on this page.  If you require a shorter or longer duration please let us know at time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • All of our tours are for private bookings only.  Whether you're a single, couple, family, group of friends or corporate booking, you will enjoy the exclusive care and attention of our guide
  • All guides on our team are warm, engaging professionals who are well travelled themselves, and offer their own rich life experiences to help hit the mark for your enjoyment of our tours.
  • Guides reserve the right to adapt the route of this tour according to various logistical requirements (for example inclement weather or traffic congestion) on the day of the tour.
  • Most tours are customisable and adaptable for special interests, language support (currently English, French and Spanish), accessibility / disability amendments and other sensitive handling (such as women-led tours). 
  • Please advise us of any other special requests on booking.
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At a glance

Neighbourhoods explored
City of Westminster, Covent Garden & Soho
Sites along the way
Covent Garden & Soho
Themes enjoyed
Medieval History, Architecture, Shopping, Cultural & Educational, Art, Cultural Diversity, Nightlife, Tudor & Stuart History, Georgian & Victorian History
Perfect for
Couples, Families, Corporate Groups, Singles, Layover, Seniors
Typical walk duration
2 hours