London audio tour: Bustling Bloomsbury Street Photography Tour

Bustling Bloomsbury Street Photography Tour

Walking Tour

120 mins

About the Tour

A street photography tutorial tour of the unexplored back streets of the West End by a professional photography guide. Listen to time-honoured photography tips and commentary while being guided about the old, grand and not-so-grand architecture, famous highlights, tiny details and fascinating crowds of people. Explore the area between the historic St Giles in the Field Church near Tottenham Court Road to Holborn, via Covent Garden, at your own pace while absorbing the stories of the streets and learning how to take better photos.

Recommended equipment:
Wide angle lens
Lens within the ranges of 18 - 100mm
A tripod is NOT required, but advised for long exposures if doing the route towards the early evening

Tour Producer


Legless Lizard

Legless Lizard is the sister company of Hairy Goat which is London's top rated photography tour company on Trip Advisor. We have been providing photography tours & workshops and personal photography tuition since 2009. And now we're running personal tuition & photography courses in South Australia.
Purchase your tour on Voicemap, and visit the Legless Lizard website where we share more photography tips and information and sample photos from each tour.

Major Landmarks

  • St Giles in the Field Church

  • Freemasons Hall

Directions to Starting Point

Tottenham Court Road tube station - Oxford St exit

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Places to stop along the way

Any other places that interest you. Turn around and look behind you as you may see a better view.

Best time of day

Any time of day is fine, but no later than two hours before sunset, in order to avoid losing all daylight before finishing. The route is roughly 90 minutes when spending 10 minutes at each prescribed photography spot, but you might see things along the way that add another 30 minutes.


Be aware of your surroundings and belongings, especially around tube stations.


Hi Angus, Thanks so much for your constructive feedback. It really is very helpful. We agree with you regarding the title and we're all ears on any suggestions you have. It will be amended shortly. We would also really appreciate getting more information regarding the GPS triggers if you can. Could you please email me at [email protected]? Thanks and have a Happy New Year.

Posted by Legless Lizard , over 4 years ago

This was fun to do. As a life long Londoner I really like having things I've missed pointed out to me. 2 issues - first this ISNT Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury is the area to the north of New Oxford St around (unsurprisingly) Bloomsbury Sq. This is St Giles Circus and Covent Garden. Secondly some of the GPS triggers need to be set ahead if and not at the location - esp. around Seven Dials.

Posted by Angus Hamilton , over 4 years ago
Preview mode limited to first 3 locations.
Bustling Bloomsbury Street Photography Tour