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Camden Town - Free Walking Tour

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 12, 2019

Free Walking Tour London was created to show you the best of London in a more cost-effective way. Our guides are experts in history and London in general and are only too happy to recommend ways to spend your time in the U.K. capital. Our tours work on a pay-what-you-like basis whereby you can enjoy a tour with us, and then at the end of the tour, you can show your appreciation to our guides.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

This one and a half hour tour will begin with a brief history of the area, from the time when highwaymen would stalk the Hampstead Road and move on to discuss how Camden became a boom town in the railway era. We will then talk about some famous faces who have called Camden home, including the likes of Charles Dickens and of course, Amy Winehouse. Camden has however also been witness to some rather turbulent times, such as in the 1920s when the Camden Town Gang fought rival gangs in the Camden pubs and Camden's very existence threatened by a planned road through its very heart. Camden nowadays is famous for its market, or rather markets which sell almost everything one could imagine, including excellent food from every corner of the globe. It is of course impossible to do a tour in Camden without talking about Camden's role in the music scene, from Rock and Roll to Britpop, Camden has it all. So come here with an open mind and an empty stomach and enjoy this incredible area with us!

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  • Meeting point:
    193199 Camden High St Camden Town Lon...
    193199 Camden High St Camden Town London NW1 7BT UK
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    Opposite the exit to Camden Town Underground Station, by Barclays Bank with the Purple Umbrella

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

37 ratings
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4.04
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3.82
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3.89
Quality
3.96
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3.79
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jose maria 27 Nov 2022
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Travelled in family - Nov 2022

No aparecio el guia

Yolanda 20 Nov 2022
Granada
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Nos encantó Juan y lo interesante que fue.

Julia 20 Nov 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022

The Tour Guide did not show up. We reseverved a message, that the Tour will not take place, 20 Minutes after the communicated meeting time.

Keren 13 Nov 2022
Tel Aviv-Yafo
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022

Highly recommend!

Walter 13 Nov 2022
Milan
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Tour muy interesante y entretenido Juan le hecha mucha pasión y entusiasmo en su trabajo, y el resultado es una visita guiada inolvidable Muy recomendado

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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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