London Walks - 12 Self-Guided Audio Walking Tours


  • Offline Mode: Download tours and listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy the sites

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the perfect picture spots

  • Enjoy a private experience in a COVID-19 safe environment


From the hidden face of Shoreditch to the corridors of power in Westminster, this is the ultimate insider’s guide to London’s must-see neighbourhoods.

Tour info

1 hour - 6 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (5-100 years)
Meeting Point

London, England

Dropoff location

London, England

Why take this tour?

Discover London and its most famous residents in a new way with our immersive self-guided tours. We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging experience of London! 

Our 12 tours will take you to some of London’s most iconic landmarks as well as take you off the beaten track and away from the crowds to discover its secret spots.

Explore the British Monarchy with our Royal London Tour and the parliamentary system in our Westminster tour. Fancy something a bit more off-the-beaten-track? We'll take you around the coolest Instagram spots in Soho, the cultural scene of Southbank, some colourful neighbourhoods around Covent Garden, Shoreditch’s dynamic atmosphere, vibrant Brixton, and to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Kew Gardens! 

Learn about the history behind the epic key attractions of London, a must-see city that is perfect for students wanting to experience the trendiest neighbourhoods, and families looking for fun cultural adventures.

Our London tours have been designed with a diverse set of interests for the culturally curious. You’ll find a summary of our 12 tours below:

Secret Shoreditch: Street Art, Cuisine and Culture Tour
Looking for Shoreditch’s coolest bars, best markets, and most impressive street art? Then dive deep into the neighbourhood’s culture, cuisine and community with this walking tour of one of London’s most diverse and dynamic neighbourhoods. Starting at Old Street and finishing at Spitalfields, learn about Shoreditch’s history and culture, from Brick Lane and Beigels to Bansky and beer.

Covent Garden’s hidden gems
You probably know Covent Garden was once the biggest fruit and veg market in central London, but did you also know it was also the birthplace of Slapstick comedy, the stomping ground to Britain’s most famous faces and home to London’s most violent pub brawls? Join us as we explore Covent Garden’s most beautiful and bohemian locations while learning about its scandalous past.

Borough Market Food Tour with Masterchef judge William Sitwell
Join food critic and MasterChef Judge, William Sitwell, on this fascinating tour of Borough Market. Delve into this historical market’s international cuisine, British seafood and coolest drinking spots. Visit some of London’s favourite food stalls, including Monmouth Coffee, Neal’s Yard Dairy and Brindisa’s Iberico.

Southbank: Walk from the London Eye to Shakespeare's Globe
Explore theatre gems, stunning skylines and some of the best pubs in central London with this walking tour of Southbank. Learn about history and culture as you stroll along the Thames, perfect for anyone after a performance at the Globe, an exhibition at the Tate or a pint by the river.

Brixton Music Walking Tour - Exploring the area's distinct identity, icons and struggles
What makes Brixton the cradle of the UK's most successful music exports? This is what we'll explore during this fascinating tour of Brixton, which mixes music, stories from locals and poetry. During this walking tour, we'll dive into the roots of Brixton's music, 20th century riots and the racial divides that have shaped Brixton’s distinct identity. We'll learn about the Windrush generation, David Bowie, South London gentrification and Brixton's signature street food.

Westminster "Corridors of Power" Tour: Discover Big Ben, Houses of Parliament & Downing Street
Want to learn more about the history and politics that goes on behind Westminster's closed doors? Join us as we visit Westminster’s iconic buildings, monuments and statues, and explore the stories behind them. Who was Oliver Cromwell, why is Boudica next to Big Beg and what exactly is the difference between the House of Commons and Lords? This stroll through monarchy and democracy is perfect for locals and tourists alike.
London's West End & Theatres Walking Tour
Whether you know nothing about theatre or watch a musical a week, this walking tour of the West End is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about London history and culture. From Shakespeare to the Mousetrap, Ghost Stories to Agatha Christie and Shaftesbury Avenue to Covent Garden, this incredible tour narrates the story of British Theatre and the origin of the “break a leg”.

London Soho Instagram Photography Tour - a Self-Guided Walk for the Top Photo Spots in London
Discover Soho’s most picture-perfect spots on this Instagram walking tour of Soho. Learn about the neighbourhood’s historical importance in London’s culture and its defining diversity throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Whether you’re interested in Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Bar, Soho Square or Carnaby Street, this is the perfect walk to take photos round Soho.

Notting Hill Walking Tour - Discover its Bustling Markets, Fascinating History & Class Divide
Explore Notting Hill's fascinating history, stroll through bustling markets and learn how minority groups are still affected by this area’s cultural divide. This walking tour is perfect for anyone, whether its tourists looking to explore a beautiful part of London (made famous by the 1999 Hugh Grant film), but also for locals keen to learn about London’s black culture and class divide.

Royal London: Walking tour from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace
Learn about the history of Westminster’s complex relationship with the British crown - perfect for people who both love and hate the monarchy! You will be guided around the centre of London by a royalist and an abolitionist duo as you learn about everything from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace, Churchill’s Bunker to the Queen’s Guard, and Cromwell to Kate Middleton.

LGBTQ+ Walking Tour of Soho & Central London
Get a local, queer perspective of London on this walking LGBTQ+ audio walking tour of London. Starting at Trafalgar Square, weave through the West End and Soho and visit some of London’s most famous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex cultural spaces.

Kew Gardens Immersive Audio Walking Tour - Guided By Expert Botanist
The perfect companion for your trip to Kew Gardens, this walking podcast tour covers the fascinating history of this beautiful botanic garden. From Marianne North and William Hooker to the Palm House and Pagoda. We’ll discover the world’s oldest, largest, smelliest and hungriest plants in one of the world's most beautiful botanical gardens.

The Vidi Guides experience is enriched with on-screen photos and videos. We also point out where to take the perfect Instagram photos during the tour, and include recommendations for food, drinks, and local attractions. Don't worry, none of our recommendations are sponsored - they are simply favourites of the locals who helped craft the experience.

Vidi Guides creates immersive audio experiences that sound like podcasts. This is a self-guided audio tour that can be started or stopped at your own convenience. Download the Vidi Guides app & your London tours to explore the city independently and safely!

- From London's iconic sites to hidden gems and hipster neighbourhoods, this is the ultimate guide to London
- Love podcasts? You'll love these immersive walking tours of London!
- Unlock 12 immersive audio tours for a discounted price
- Tours include: Secret Shoreditch, Covent Garden’s Gems, Borough Market Food Tour, Southbank, Brixton Music Tour, Westminster’s corridors of power, London Theatre Tour, Soho Instagram Photography tour, Notting Hill, Royal London, LGBTQ+ London & Kew Gardens

What’s included?

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour

  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian

  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Earphones

  • Mobile device

Things to know

Before you book

  • This product is suitable for all ages

  • Do it at your own pace. This product is suitable for all fitness levels

  • English speaking Audio guide only

Before you go

  • You will need to bring your own mobile phone

  • You will need to bring your own headset/earphones

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Avoid the crowds and explore all our London tours at your own pace while adhering to social distancing regulations!

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    Bring a pair of headphones along with you so that you can truly immerse yourself in the experience! Download now and start at your convenience!

    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

Too many people visit places without discovering anything about them. And we can’t let that happen.

We believe that the true essence of travelling lies in the joy of discovering the authentic face of cities, neighbourhood and cultural sites, and unlocking the many tales they hold.

With that spirit in our hearts, we started out in search of these stories hidden in the nooks and corners of Paris, London, Cambridge and Oxford's most iconic spots. We then dived into each place’s culture, history, and traditions by collaborating with historians, famous architects, photographers, street artists, and many more. What we ended up finding was a treasure trove of stories that we have meticulously tied together just for you!

But how to deliver this information? We didn’t want to create another Wikipedia, with people looking at their phones instead of the sites. And let’s face it, audioguides and headsets belong to the 20th century.. This is why we’ve created our own storytelling format. Podcast-style tours, enriched with photos and videos, that keep you wanting more.

Our goal is to create a form of travel that will make you truly discover the places you visit.