London offers plenty of Airbnb accommodations for stays in the Capital, whether it’s for a short break, business trip or looking to stay near all the happenings in the city.
But Airbnb offers more than just a place to stay. Airbnb Experiences is a great way to discover new places, socialising and trying new experiences. With plenty of options, here we list our favourite picks of the bunch for a great day out in the Capital.
Instagram Tour of London
Voted as the Best New London Experience 2019 at the AirBnB Awards here is your chance to learn more about the Capital whilst taking fantastic photos at many landmarks around the city. A great way to spice up your photo albums or Instagram profile. If you want to have the most fun you can have with a camera and to learn quirky facts that bring London alive, the Instagram Tour of London is for you.
Highlights and Hidden Gems of Brixton
Discover the multicultural neighborhood of Brixton where there is never a dull moment. You’ll follow your local London host through the colorful city streets where culture, cuisine and creativity fuse together to paint the neighborhood in diverse tones.
Amble through the mural painted streets and alleyways and discover the eclectic foodie scene, vibrant street art, community projects and spirited atmosphere of the real Brixton. The warm and vibrant energy of the area is hard to beat, and you will feel its pulse as your local London host shows you the community’s most inspiring spots.
You’ll visit Brixton Village Market, where you’ll find everything from handmade leather bags to woven trinkets and an eclectic mix of food and Pop Brixton, the coolest community project and market in town.
Sourdough Pizza Making Class
Want to learn the secrets to making the perfect sourdough pizza? Then this Airbnb experience is for you. For a day you’ll become a “pizzaiolo” making your own pizza from scratch, learning how to stretch the dough , add all the toppings and at the end learn how to bake it in the oven. As a sourdough pizza needs at least 24 hours to rise you’ll take home the dough you make to enjoy later and instead get to sample a pre-prepared one. Get ready to eat a light and crispy sourdough pizza.
Living Like a Local in South London
This tour allows you to experience South London Like A Local as you walk through the streets to hidden gem bars under railway arches, and sample some of the juiciest Soft Pork Buns in town. From enjoying a delicious cocktail to slurping on spaghetti, the tour will head through a community space where you can eat, drink and even shop vintage clothing. Climbing 10 levels to a converted rooftop bar, you can watch the sunset with one of the best views over London, pint in hand. The tour finishes off in a multi-storey car park bar which is a great pop-up boozer and eatery.
Soho Music & Historic Pubs Tours
Experience London like a true local, in the company of a true local, where you will delve down secret alleyways and discover hidden venues only a local would know. As part of the tour you will explore four historic Pubs where some of the most famous musicians, artists, actors and deep thinkers all lived, worked and played. You will discover where the Beatles recorded Hey Jude, where the Rolling Stones kicked off their career, and where Jimi Hendrix partied hard through the night and plenty more.
Soulful Travel Memories
Whether you are travelling solo, with your significant other, or with friends/family, it is always hard to get a great photo of you all to truly capture the environment! Don’t leave it up to a stranger on the street, let me show you some of my favourite spots around London and you’ll get a bunch of epic shots to take as your souvenir.
This 2-hour tour will show you some well-known spots plus some hidden gems around London whilst I snap some candid and posed photos of you along the way. Get ready for some fresh, Insta-ready images to make you the envy of your friends back home. You will get at least 25 to 50 high-resolution, social media-ready, edited photos per person.
Speedboat through the heart of London
See many of the city’s greatest sights the way they were meant to be seen – from the river! You’ll be welcomed at Blackfriars Pier by your expert skipper and a personal tour guide for lifejackets and a safety briefing. The sound-system will be fired up with great British tunes and we’ll cruise down to Tower Bridge for the best of all selfies. Then hold tight as we take you on a 10 mile high-speed blast to the O2 Arena and back to Tower. We’ll throttle back and while you catch your breath take in the sights of the spectacular city.
Discover London’s Canals by Kayak
When you arrive at The Pirate Castle, you’ll meet your instructor guide and be given a buoyancy aid to put on. We’ll then give a short safety talk and show you the basics on how to use your paddle and control your kayak.
You’ll get into your boat (we’ll help if you’re wobbly!) and once everyone in the group’s on the water we’ll practise some basic paddle strokes before heading off on a gentle tour that weaves along the prettiest stretch of the Regent’s Canal towards London Zoo, then back to Camden’s famous lock and The Pirate Castle.
See Notting Hill Walking Tour
It is not a tour where you are lectured on dates, facts and figures and how a building is so many sq feet. Not this tour. This is about fun, bringing Notting Hill to life, you are going to see where celebrities live, work and play, you will see film locations, famous music locations, you are going to see tales of murder & ghostly spirits, you will see an original Banksy artwork, you will see the history, the stories, the buzz of Notting Hill. For what is contained in the square mile of Notting Hill is one of the richest cultural locations in the World.
Eat 8 British foods & See 30+ sights!
You will explore 30+ of London’s major landmarks & the best of British foods. This will give you a good idea of the history & tastes of Europe’s best-loved city. After the walking tour you will stop for an hour & taste the best of British foods in one of London’s oldest food markets : Borough market. It’s a bustling hub of smells and flavours. Foods you will try include : Fish & Chips (mushy peas/gravy), Ale, Pie & Mash (gravy) and a world famous dessert.