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Hidden London Tour by E-Scooter

Available 5 days a week (Wednesday to Sunday)

Quick Details

Hour Glass Duration: 2.5 hours

British Pound Total Price: £36.00

British Pound Tour Booking Fee: £25.00 (Due Time of Booking)

British Pound E-Scooter Rental Fee: £11.00 (Due Day of Tour)

User Provided: E-Scooter & Helmet

Tag Requirements: Must be 18+ and have at least a provisional driving licence (You will need to bring your driving license along on the day of your tour)

Calendar Days and Times: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 10.45 AM, 3.30 PM & 7.00 PM

Users Group Size: Up to 10 people

Users Private Tours: Available upon request (more information)

Map Marker Starts: Circus Place, Finsbury Circus Gardens, Liverpool Street, EC2M 7EE (nearest stations: Liverpool Street & Moorgate) (view on map)

Map Marker Ends: Gabriel’s Wharf, Lambeth (next to Waterloo Station)

Map Marker Route: Approximately 5 miles, mostly flat, 80%+ in cycle lanes

User Weather: Please note this is an outdoor activity, therefore we recommend appropriate clothing including comfortable footwear, a warm coat and gloves if necessary!

Total Price Adult 18+
£36.00

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Hidden London Electric Scooter Tour:

Looking for a fun London tour? Trying to see parts of London you’ve never visited before? Let’s zip around the secret streets of London on the city’s latest transportation option: electric scooters! Your professional tour guide will share all the stories and mysteries of Hidden London whilst you scoot around the City of London. At ScooTours, we’re all about creating fun, unique, and environmentally friendly tours. Join us today!

Enjoy London’s First-Ever E-Scooter Tour – In Partnership With Dott: 

ScooTours offers the first e-scooter and e-bike tours in the UK. All of our London e-scooter tours are run in partnership with Dott, a leading e-scooter rental company operating in 17 cities throughout Europe. Your guide and Dott e-scooter will be waiting for you at the start location. We will also provide every customer with a helmet. 

Please note that the e-scooter rental cost is not included in the price you pay today. You will need to rent your e-scooter at the start of the tour via the Dott App. We will provide every customer with an exclusive promo code that allows you to unlock and use an e-scooter for the duration of the tour at a discounted rate. The e-scooter rental cost will be £11.00. This means the total cost of this experience is £36.00.

For more details on our e-scooters and how to download the Dott App, see “Additional Information” below …

If you’re visiting London for the first time, you might also like our City of London E-Scooter Tour. Or, if you are unsure about using an e-scooter or do not possess a valid driving license, we offer a great range of E-Bike Tours. All of our tours are designed to show you London in a new light. We also offer a collection of Private Tours if you’re planning a special event or team-building activity. 

Have any questions? Feel free to get in touch. We can easily be reached at [email protected].

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A Unique London Experience:

This Hidden London tour unravels all the mysteries and secrets the city has to offer! Join us on an adventure of quirky history, bizarre stories, and unknown locations as we weave through the ancient streets of the City of London on an e-scooter. This tour is perfect for both visitors and locals who are interested in the unusual side of history! 

Check out the Tour Highlights and the full Tour Itinerary Below …

Hidden London Tour Highlights:

  • St. Andrew Undershaft
  • Cheapside
  • Smithfield Market
  • St. Bartholomew The Great
  • Secrets of the City of London
  • …and more!

Hidden London Tour Itinerary:

The tour will begin in Circus Place, next to Finsbury Circus (opposite Liverpool Street Station) (view on map). All of our tours start with an in-depth safety tutorial and a lesson on how to ride an e-scooter. On top of this, all of our tour routes have been completely e-scooter optimised! We use scooter-friendly roads and plenty of cycle lanes. So whether you’re an e-scooter expert or completely new, you’ll enjoy a fun London tour and a safe adventure! 

Throughout this tour of Hidden London, we will scoot our way through the City of London and explore locations like Smithfield Market, St. Bartholomew The Great Church and Cheapside. As we zip around, we will constantly be steering off the beaten track to discover many secrets along the way. Whether it’s 800-year-old pubs or secret societies, we will leave no stone unturned as we lift the lid on the eccentric and peculiar side of London.

Curious about these secret stories of London? Come join us to hear them all!

The Hidden London Tour provides an interesting, alternative look at London’s history. And it also creates the perfect setting to ride an e-scooter, potentially for the first time. After the tour, you can enjoy the opportunity to continue riding your e-scooter and keep exploring!

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Additional Information:

E-Scooter Rental Cost Explained:

Please note that the e-scooter cost is not included in the price you pay today.

You will need to rent your e-scooter on the day of the tour via the Dott App. This can be done when you arrive at the start location. More details are provided below.

E-Scooters are rented on a price-per-minute system. We have arranged an exclusive discount with Dott. On the day of the tour, your guide will provide a promo code that will allow you to access an e-scooter for the whole tour at a discounted rate. The total cost of your e-scooter rental will be £11.00. This means the total cost of the experience is £36.00.

Your guide will be on hand to help you un-lock your e-scooter and input the correct promo code. 

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Downloading the Dott App:

Ahead of the tour, you will need to download and set up an account on the Dott App. Please ensure your account has up-to-date payment information. We advise all our customers to input the relevant debit or credit card information before arriving for the tour.

You will need to use the app to unlock your e-scooter at the start of the tour, then lock the e-scooter at the end of the tour. Therefore, please ensure your phone has a reasonable battery charge.

All necessary information, including a link to the App Store and Play Store, will be included in your booking confirmation email!

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Age Restrictions / Requirements:

For all of our electric scooter tours, the minimum age requirement is 18 years old.

In addition, you must be in possession of one of the following:

  • A valid provisional or full UK driving licence.
  • A valid full licence from an EU or European Economic Area (EEA) country.
  • A valid full licence from another country that entitles you to drive a small vehicle in the U.K.

If you are unsure whether your driving license is applicable, then check this government link: “Gov.uk – E-Scooter Trials: Guidance for Users.”

When you first access a Dott e-scooter you will be asked to verify your identity, therefore you must bring your driving license along on the day of your tour. You will need to scan your license via the Dott app, therefore you must bring the plastic photo-ID version of your license, not the paper counterpart.

If you do not bring your license, we cannot guarantee you will be able to access an e-scooter.

Don’t have a license? Or has your license recently expired? We also offer a collection of excellent E-Bike Tours. All of our e-bike tours do not require a driving license so provide the perfect alternative!

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Safety:

Our tours are planned to be as safe as possible. They use scooter-friendly roads and cycle lanes wherever possible. The group capacity is limited to 10 customers. We also provide every customer with a helmet. For more information about how we make our tours safe, visit our Safety Page.

You can also discover more about riding safely with Dott here: “Dott X Safety.”

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Weather:

Please note this is an outdoor activity, therefore we recommend bringing appropriate clothing for all weather. If it is raining or cold we recommend wearing comfortable footwear, a warm coat and gloves. We may cancel if there is heavy rain or snow. We will only cancel tours if the weather makes for an unsafe riding experience. See below for details. 

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations more than 72 hours in advance: full refund or rearranged tour.

Cancellations on short notice due to severe weather (such as Met Office weather warnings, strong wind or heavy rain/snow): full refund or rearranged tour.  

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