The cheapest way to see London is on foot. From Big Ben to the Tower, most of London's major tourist attractions are within walking distance of each other.

This section includes information and maps for various free self-guided walking tours, which each cover a different part of London. Simply choose the area you want to explore, print the walk and go London sightseeing for free.

Suggested walks

The Royal Walk

Big Ben

From Big Ben to Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square and Downing Street read more

The City Walk

bank of england

From Monument to Barbican and the Tower of London, featuring attractions such as St Pauls read more

The Ripper Walk

Sir Winston

Whitechapel and the East End of London, including the places where Jack the Ripper's victims were found read more

The Cultural Walk

borough market

The south bank and bankside areas of London, featuring attractions such as the Globe, the Tate Modern and Borough market read more

The Historic Riverside Pubs Walk

Mayflower pub

The north and south banks of the Thames, east of Tower Bridge - Wapping and Rotherhithe read more

The Legal Walk

templars church

Blackfriars, Ludgate Circus, and Fleet Street including Old Bailey, Royal Courts and Templar Church read more

The Writers Walk

peter pan

The Bloomsbury district, Russell Square, University of London and other places associated with famous writers read more

The Theatreland Walk


Leicester Square, Soho, Chinatown and other places popular for their nightlife read more

The Nautical Walk

greenwich park

the town of Greenwich, the place from where time is measured read more

The Bridges Walk

tower bridge

from Westminster bridge to Tower bridge and attractions nearby read more

The Shopping Walk


Regent Street, Bond Street and Piccadilly, including some classic English shops such as Fortnum and Mason, Hamleys and Fenwick read more