Quirky Bloomsbury

Most Bloomsbury walking tours focus on the literary links, intellectual institutions and famous residents. On this fun walking tour we’re on the hunt for the surprising, beautiful and quirky history that’s hiding in plain sight.

Get off the beaten track in one of London’s most beautiful and inspiring neighbourhoods and encounter abandoned railways, London’s narrowest alley and epic street art.

Look Up London Bloomsbury walking Tour


Wander the quiet, atmospheric streets of Bloomsbury and take in unusual sculptures, sneaky plaques and unexpected details that help you unravel the area’s unique charm.

The meeting point is outside Holborn Station, the corner of High Holborn and Southampton Row. The address is 120 High Holborn, London WC1V 6RD and its the corner diagonally opposite Sainsbury’s

The walk lasts around 90 minutes and ends near Russell Square Tube Station.

Book the Bloomsbury Walking Tour

All Look Up London tours focus on the hidden stories, trying to spot the details above your eye line that are often missed by passersby. There’s a lot of information in an architectural detail, a crest or a sculpture that tells you about the history of the area! See all the walks here.