Signs, Symbols and London

  • London is one of Europe’s most mystical cities and many of its secrets are hidden from plain sight. Our Signs, Symbols and London tour will reveal to you the London you never knew existed. Be amazed as you are led into the realm of signs and symbols by your expert guide in this two and a half hour walking tour.

    • Tour conducted by a Political Sociologist who specialises in Symbology
    • You will be taught how to interpret the world of signs and symbols hidden among some of London's most iconic buildings including Freemasons' Hall, the Royal Courts of Justice, Temple Church and St Paul's Cathedral
    • Learn about the Freemasons, the Knights Templar, the Anglican church and the British legal system
    • Put your new found skills to the test with a challenge to interpret the facade of St Paul's Cathedral. What will you now see that was previously hidden?
    • An innovative and truly unique guided tour of London; there really is nothing like it!
    • Conducted with the VOX audio communication system to ensure you hear every word

    Delight in the links between what we can see around us and truths long since buried. Safe to say, all will be revealed when you join us on the Signs, Symbols and London tour.

  • A selection of what you will see on the Signs, Symbols and London tour:

    Freemasons' Hall Visit the Grand Lodge of the Freemasons. Learn of the history, tradition and mystery that surrounds the Freemason fraternity.

    Gladstone at St Clement Danes Find out why Gladstone is outside St Clement Danes and the significance of the female figures that surround him.

    The Royal Courts of Justice A look at the ‘Temple of Justice’. Learn about its turbulent construction, symbolic architecture and contemporary importance.

    Temple Church The last surviving legacy of the Knights Templar in London has enough features to get any conspiracy-theorist talking. Find out why.

    The Old Bailey Many infamous criminals were sentenced here. Discover the symbolism of the “Lady of Justice” and why isn't she blindfolded?

    St Paul’s Cathedral London’s grandest and most iconic religious building is filled with symbolism. Unlock the past and discover its secrets.

  • Although they will be provided, please feel free to bring your own headphones and rain jackets.

Upcoming Tours

DateSpaces Available
24/08/14 14:0010 available
31/08/14 14:0011 available

Meeting Point

London_Underground Holborn tube station, main exit

Plan your journey!

Finish Point

St Paul’s Cathedral

Length

2h 30m

Walking Time

25 minutes

Price

Adult: £20
Child (6-15): £10
Infant (0-5): Free
Over 65, Student: £15

Private Tour

Prefer a tour with your own personal guide at a time that suits you?

Please visit our private tours page for more information.

Accessibility

disabled Suitable for wheelchair users