Self-guided Discovery Walk in London’s Hackney and Shoreditch boroughs
Walking tours

Self-guided Discovery Walk in London’s Hackney and Shoreditch boroughs

Language: English
Availability: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Explore London during this interactive and fun discovery walk
  • Learn about the history and local stories of the city center in a playful way
  • Solve location-based riddles to unlock directions to your next stop along the route
  • See popular sights from a different angle and discover hidden local spots
What to expect

A city farm?! Yes, that’s just one of the surprising city wonders you’ll discover on this playful walk across Hackey & Shoreditch. You’ll get to experience the buzz of Brick Lane, relax in hidden community gardens, play with farmyard animals at the heart of the East End, and trapeze the shops of Columbia Road. By solving location-specific riddles, you’ll learn about the area and unlock local top recommendations shared by this walk’s creators, Kristina & Wendy (the co-founders!).

This playful walk across London’s vibrant neighborhoods sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Hackney & Shoreditch or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:

  • The wonderful Hackney City Farm
  • The vibrant Columbia Road (with its Flower Market on Sundays!)
  • The quiet Boundary Gardens
  • Quirky bits of Shoreditch High Street
  • Impressive street art – lots of it!
  • And of course, Brick Lane in all its glory

This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families with kids, curious locals, visitors, and team building. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.

Along the way, enjoy meaningful moments of discovery; explore, learn and have fun! Use #secretcitytrails to be featured on the company's social media and enter a monthly raffle to win a free discovery walk.

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What's included
  • Discovery Game in London available for six months after purchase

1a Goldsmiths Row, London E2 8QA, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

Start your Discovery Game at Hackney City Farm (nearest stations Hoxton or Cambridge Heath).

What to remember
  • You will receive your game within 24 hours after your booking
  • This is a self-guided tour, there is no tour guide that meets you at the start location
  • You will receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads needed
  • You can stop the game and take a break at any point and start where you left off later
  • You can play Tuesday to Sunday between 11.00am and 4.00pm
  • The game is recommended to be played in a team of 1-5 people
  • You can share a team viewer link, so everyone can read riddles and stories on their phones. Just make sure to select one person to enter answers
  • Start at Hackney City Farm (nearest stations Hoxton or Cambridge Heath)
  • End on Brick Lane
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  • You can play Tuesday to Sunday between 11.00am and 4.00pm
  • You can start the game up to 6 months after the purchase
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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