Out of 3000+ pubs, we've selected the finest for a relaxed jaunt through the city's intoxicating past. With our cosy group limit of 14, we veer off the beaten path to unveil London's hidden, quirky history. First-time visitor or lifelong resident, our local guides will reveal an unseen London to you, all over a pint or two. Prepare for a fresh sip of the city!

Embark on a journey into London's vibrant pub culture!

On the Secret London Pub Tour you'll track down some of the quirkiest historic pubs in London and enjoy fascinating tales shared in cosy corners over pints of local craft beer.

We’ll start with a beer tasting session (included), so even if you are new to British 'real ale' and craft beer, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy.

You’ll take a leisurely stroll along ancient cobbled streets and narrow passages, stopping to hear tales of London’s bizarre past that will leave your head spinning.

Encounter the Knights Templar, Freemasons, judges, actors, activists, and a cat wearing an Elizabethan ruff. We'll follow a trail from pub to pub and enjoy a pint at each. 🍻

There's 3000+ pubs in London, and we've picked out the best!

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"Unearth hidden gems where bicycles and buses can't go! Our unique Secret London Pub Tour on foot promises to dazzle you and delight your tastebuds. Cheers!"
Jack Harris
Tally Ho Experiences


Into Shakespeare's London and uncover the stomping ground of the world's greatest playwright.


An exclusive secret graveyard tour, revealing gritty tales and forgotten history of London's outcasts.


The Mayflower ship's historic send-off and explore the legacy of the Pilgrims' daring voyage.


A Thames-side treat: sip local ale and embrace riverside camaraderie with fellow adventurers.

Tutored beer tasting

Start the experience with a beer tasting tray. Your guide will talk you through the various seasonal and local varieties.

Learn about secondary fermentation, pub culture, and what makes British real ale unique. Taste different beers and discover your favourite style!

Additional drinks can be purchased direct at each pub, so you can indulge in as much or as little as you like.

What you'll do

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Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the greatest playwright in history, as we traipse through the quaint streets of Shakespeare's London. Unravel the mysteries of the man behind the quill, and discover the inspirations for his timeless tales that continue to captivate hearts and minds across the globe.
Dare to step into the hallowed grounds of a hidden graveyard on this thrilling alternative London tour, with special access for our tour groups. Learn about the reality and hardships of London life as you uncover forgotten secrets that lie beneath the streets, and hear about the fascinating lives of the residents who rest here eternally.
Take in breathtaking views of the River Thames as you indulge in a refreshing, real English ale at a historic riverside pub. Raise a glass to the captivating stories of the city's past, and revel in the camaraderie of your fellow travelers while savoring a pint or two with a spectacular backdrop.
Step back in time to witness the momentous departure of the Mayflower, as it set sail for the New World in 1620. Uncover the incredible journey undertaken by the Pilgrims, their hopes, dreams, and hardships, and explore the enduring legacy of their courageous voyage that forever changed the course of history.
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Ride a Classic British-made bicycle

Choose a Tally Ho bike to match your style. We have a range of beautiful British bicycles in various sizes and colours.

All of our bikes are hand-built right here in England by Pashley Cycles, Britains longest running bicycle manufacturer.

With a cool vintage style, basket (optional), and comfortable sprung saddle, you'll look fabulous rolling around London ringing your bell! #dingdong 😍

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the ride start?

Sin & Salvation starts from The Walrus Bar, 172 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7RW, London. The closest underground station is Lambeth North (Bakerloo line).

Where does it end?

The ride ends back at our secret HQ next door to The Walrus Bar.

What if it rains?

Rides operate rain or shine. We have free ponchos available in the event of rain. However, if we decide that weather will effect the safety of a trip, we will offer to rearrange or refund your booking.

Can I leave my luggage?

Yes! We have secure storage at our bicycle HQ. Please note, luggage can not be left for any longer than the duration of your bike ride unless with prior arrangement.

Do you go on roads?

We use a mix of bike lanes, back streets, park paths and roads. The route is designed to be as safe as possible for mixed cycling abilities. But please be aware that London is an urban environment and can be busy and unpredictable at times. Riders must have basic 'street sense'.

Do you allow kids?

Teenagers are welcome as well as kids who are tall enough to ride adult sized bikes. Please note, the content of this tour references several disturbing historical tragedies and might not be suitable for young audiences. It can also be booked as a Private Tour and tailored for families. 

Is there a lunch break?

The pub stop is just a brief 20 minutes to enjoy a pint or soft drink and use the facilities. Unfortunately, there isn't time for a full sit-down meal. 

What if I'm late?

We know that sometimes travel plans don't work out as expected. Unfortunately, once your ride has departed it's not possible to catch up. But if you let us know of any issues before your scheduled departure time, then we'll do our best to book you onto a later trip. 

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Check out what people are saying...


Amazing day with our tour guides Katie and Shibby! Thank you so much.

Samantha Howard September 23, 2023

Very enjoyable ride! Our tour guide, Tom was very interesting, informative and attentive. Bikes were very comfortable and in excellent condition. Highly recommend.

Craig Trent September 23, 2023

Fantastic Bike Tour Experience! My recent experience on the Landmarks & Gems small-group bike tour of London was nothing short of exceptional. From the moment we started pedaling to our final stop at the iconic "Banksy Tunnel," it was a day filled with unforgettable moments and delightful surprises. The small group allowed for a personalized experience that felt more like a group of friends exploring the city together rather than a typical touristy tour. Our charming and very knowledgeable guide, Katie, played a significant role in making this tour exceptional. Her passion for London's history and culture was evident in every anecdote and historical tidbit she shared along the way. She kept the atmosphere light-hearted and engaging, making the tour not just informative but also incredibly fun and enjoyable. The tour was at a casual pace. We never felt rushed, which gave us ample time to soak in the beauty of London's iconic landmarks and take photos to our heart's content. It was also a welcome relief to find ourselves stopping at a local pub on an unusually warm day. Sipping on a cold beverage while chatting with fellow tour-goers made for a memorable break. The vintage-style bicycles we used were a real treat. Hand built in England, they added an authentic touch to the experience. The cute and handy wicker baskets attached to the bicycles were a godsend, providing a convenient spot to stow away our belongings while we explored. It was a practical touch that enhanced the overall comfort of the tour. A big highlight of the tour was undeniably our visit to the "Banksy Tunnel." Not only did we get to witness some truly remarkable graffiti art, but we were also given the chance to leave our own mark on the tunnel's walls, adding a personal touch to our London adventure. It was a unique and unexpected highlight that set this tour apart from others. In sum, this bike tour in London exceeded all expectations. It was the perfect blend of history, culture, and fun. If you want to explore London's must-see places in a relaxed and engaging way, I highly recommend this tour. From the small group dynamics to the knowledgeable guide, vintage bicycles, and unexpected surprises, it was truly one of the best activities we experienced on our trip. Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure in the heart of London! Hopefully, you will get Katie as your guide too!!

Cynthia Spradlin September 18, 2023

That was such a great experience. James was the best we could ask for, bikes (and hats!) were excellent condition, and the tour itself was a very good combination of site seeing, stories and facts about London and its history. definitely one of the best experiences we had in London.

Yehuda Halfon September 18, 2023

The Tally Ho! Bike ride tour of London was exceptional. Katie shared her wealth of knowledge along the way which made the tour super informative and exciting. Cycling is definitely the way to do London!

Chris Vassallo September 16, 2023

I met Olivia while touring the city on my own and observed her interact with her group that she was hosting that day. Impressed with what I saw, I decided to send visiting family to take the tour. Although Olivia was not available when they went, they had an amazing time, raving about the experience provided by Katie. Very please with the product and value to cost. I will definitely send any other visitors to this experience. Well done.

Omere Gagne September 13, 2023

It was a great experience from start to end. Stewart and Katie we're amazing guide

Ciegle September 10, 2023

Tally-Ho! The way to go…

A fantastic, fun and unusual tour highlighting London’s best. Katie, our guide, was superb - combining quirky, fun facts, exercise and sightseeing gems! Brilliant! A must-do!!

Stan T September 10, 2023

A must do in London

Stewart and Katie are the best! Relaxing ride through the city. Took so many photos and the site were really cool.

Jonathan W September 10, 2023
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