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Clerkenwell, Farringdon & Smithfield: A whimsical audio walking tour in London


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Explore London's past and present on this whimsical journey through Clerkenwell, Farringdon and Smithfield - the hectic hubs of central London. On the journey you'll unearth buried stories, some hidden deep, others lying near the surface. The end of the journey will be the Museum of London, located in the Barbican Estate.

About This Deal

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Pass By: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN England

You'll have the opportunity to visit the museum after the tour.

Pass By: Silk Street Barbican Centre, London EC2Y 8DS England

The Barbican Centre, which hosts several performance halls, galleries, film theatres, a library, restaurants, conference halls, and informal performance spaces, opened its doors in 1982. The whole Barbican complex is a grade II protected building. It is certainly worth the time to have a walk around this unique place and check out the Arts Centre.

Pass By: Smithfield Market, 225 London Central Markets, London EC1A 9LH England

Smithfield is a Victorian-era meat market which provides mostly to local butchers and restaurants. The market opens at 2am and it goes until mid-morning — they recommend stopping by around 7am. It was originally known as Smoothfield, and is the oldest wholesale meat market in the UK; it can be traced back to the early 12th century. Producers from the whole country drive into London at night to sell their produce here — the activity at night is incredibly hectic.

Pass By: Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London England

There has been a market here — intermittently — since the 1890s. It takes the name from one of the local pubs, the Exmouth Arms.

Pass By: WIlliam Wallace Memorial, St. Bartholomew's Hospital W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS England

This is a memorial dedicated to the memory of William Wallace, the “Scottish patriot”. William Wallace was executed around this very spot. This area used to be known as The Elms, and it is London’s oldest execution spot.

Pass By: Crown Tavern, 43 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0EG England

This is where Lenin and Stalin supposedly met in 1903 or 1905.

Pass By: The Yorkshire Grey, 2 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8PN, UK

The tour starts outside this pub on a typical London street.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap app for Andriod and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

Departure Point
The Yorkshire Grey, 2 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8PN, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 6/30/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

60 to 180 minutes

Return Details
Museum Of London (Stop BD), Barbican, London EC1A 4HU, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the VoiceMap in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.