London’s history dates back thousands of years—and so does the history of its vibrant market culture. On this immersive walking tour, experience this characteristic side of London life when you visit three historical food markets. As you go, admire architectural gems and listen to stories from your guide. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample traditional English dishes, such as steak and kidney pie and scones with marmalade and cream (own expense).
See a side of London that many travelers miss on this market tour
Learn more about London’s wealth of history from your guide
Get up close and personal with the sights on a walking tour
Sample a range of traditional British dishes (own expense)
Guided tour with travel writer, filmmaker, courier Sandra Shevey. Sandra`s blog Markets/Market Towns was shortlisted for the 2017 Uk Business Travel Journalism Awards. Her film on London street markets is widely screened, most recently at the Portobello Film Festival in London (`films we love`) http://markettowns.wordpress.com and http://sandrashevey.tripod.com
3 markets, 3 hrs from a rota of 15 ancient markets across 33 London boroughs
Option to sample traditional English food and drink including Chelsea buns, steak and kidney pudding, scones with marmalade and cream
Christmas Eve Day tour at no supplement
No single supplement
Travelcard or Oyster card
Food and drinks
Purchase of Sandra`s 30 min dvd on London`s ancient street markets...£30 direct from Sandra
It would have made more sense to run the tours while the markets were opened, still it was an interesting fact finding walk.
Started way too late for winter time.
I actually went back to the markets the next day to see them in action
Was I thought a bit expensive for what I got