Secrets of Soho - Sinister, Salacious and Well-Tailored

4.7

(34)

Soho, London, United Kingdom
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

A bit sinister. A bit salacious. And exceedingly well-tailored. Soho is and always has been a curious place. Join Antony as he explores the rise and fall of Soho, transforming from leafy monastic lands to a bohemian den of iniquity. Learn about the scandals of yesteryear, hidden gardens, sinister histories, and little-known facts of famous places.


Meet your local guide

Antony

We are incredibly lucky to have Antony Robbins show us around London. Writer, speaker and broadcaster on BBC Radio London, Antony wears many hats. One he loves to wear most is his guide hat, having shown thousands around London, uncovering its mysteries and showcasing its beauties. He proudly wears the coveted Blue Badge, a mark of his touring prowess.

Antony has been guiding since Jan 2017


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to London with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from London. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer or tablet.


Reviews from travellers

Edwina

27 November 2020

By far Anthony has been the most informative of the guides we have experienced so far. We are new to Virtualtrips and enjoyed most of them but this was one of the better ones and he had so much information at hand. Thank you Anthony.

Su

27 November 2020

Sorry he’s leaving. My first trip with him and he’s excellent. Thank you Anthony.

Trisha

27 November 2020

Sad to see him go - but wish him well

Sharon

27 November 2020

Brilliant tour(s)! As a Blue Badge guide myself, it's great to see what a wonderful ambassador he is for the city! Very informative - enjoyed it and many thanks!

Iris

27 November 2020

Great tour thank you


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