At Your Convenience: A Lavatorial Walking Tour

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    Rachel poop 16compressed2
    12 Nov 2014
    Clock 40min      Length1.5mi
    13 ratings

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Plunge yourself into the surprisingly dynamic world of the British Public Toilet. This tour takes you past some of London's most iconic views with a new twist.

    Performed by Rachel Erickson (The Loo Lady), Music by Paul Freeman, Guest voices: Ajay Spolia, Lucinda Hawksley, Sam Cady

    Photo courtesy of Ilya Fisher

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Royal Festival Hall, London Eye, St Martin-in-the-Fields

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    This tour starts on the river terrace of the Royal Festival Hall: Position yourself in the center of the terrace between the two staircases.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Royal Festival Hall, St Martin in the Fields, Covent Garden, Cellar Door Cocktail Bar

    Best time of day:

    This tour works best in the early afternoon.

    Park opening times differ throughout the year. They generally close at dusk (around 5pm in Winter and as late as 9pm in Summer.) If the gardens are closed you can cut through Embankment station.

    The Jubiloo is open daily from 10am-10pm in the summer and 10am to 8pm in winter.

    Cellar Door Cocktail Bar is open from 4pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends.


    Cross with the lights where possible. If you need more time you can always pause the recording and restart on the other side.


    Plus Write a comment


    I recently participated in the guided Waterloo tour with the loo lady - either that or this audio tour will give you a whole new appreciation of what we are all experts in: using the toilet :-)

    Posted by Annina M , about 3 years ago

    Really good. I enjoyed that massively.

    Posted by Toby H , over 4 years ago
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    This was the 18th VoiceMap walk I've been on, but I often felt like I was experiencing the medium for the first time. The Loo Lady seemed almost like an omniscient narrator, who knew everything I needed to find my way - and much of what I wondered about my surroundings - as my journey through central London unfolded. She wove only the most important or gasp-worthy bits of history into her quirky stories, and the beautiful soundtrack kept me immersed in her world throughout the walk. By the time it was over, and she had safely guided me back towards our starting point, I felt like I was saying goodbye to an old friend.

    Posted by Claire , almost 5 years ago
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    Thanks for joining me!

    The Loo Lady Route Creator , almost 5 years ago


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