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Brixton: A Paradise for Foodies, Rockers and Artists - Private tourPrivate Tour

London’s answer to Brooklyn. Artistic vibes, Caribbean flavour and birthplace of David Bowie.
This experience is on request only. Please contact us for pricing.

Things to know

Duration:

2 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Family, Friends, Seniors

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets:

No tickets are required for this tour.

Other inclusions:

A free concierge service if you need any advice.
Meeting points: Outside of 'The Body Shop' - a small shop which is located directly opposite the exit of Brixton Tube Station (464 Brixton Rd, London SW9 7RD)

What makes this tour special

Take a venture into one of London’s most unusual and electrifying neighbourhoods. Holding a distinctly Caribbean flavour, Brixton glows bright with an array of art galleries, local markets, pop-up restaurants and bustling bars. Accompany a local guide and unearth the most beautiful of these, as well as its wealth of historical sites and architectural gems.

Learn about its transformation from a well-to-do neighbourhood in Victorian times (having the first electrically lighted market, and department store in the City), to the centre of a deeply impoverished Caribbean community in post-war times. Hear of its place as the epicentre of racial tension in the 1980’s. A tension which led to the infamous Brixton Riots throughout the decade.

Today the area is undergoing a process of revitalisation and artistic flourish. Street art coats the walls, night revellers flock and the world's greatest musicians grace its concert halls. But it retains its cosmopolitan, unpolished soul. 

What you'll see

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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