London's Olympic Heritage TourVisit all three London Olympic sites in the same day.
This is a full day tour on foot and by tube (zones 1 – 4). We can also travel by minibus or coach. No other city on earth can offer you this experience! Only London has hosted the Games three times – in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
On each of those occasions the world has been at a crossroads.
Book: This tour can be booked for private groups at a time to suit. Contact us to discuss a London Olympic Heritage Tour.
Start: outside White City underground station (Central Line).
Cost: Group rates available.
Finish: about 16.00hrs in Stratford area, plenty of transport options.
Travel: You will need an Oyster Card, Freedom Pass or zones 1 – 4 Travel Card.
Please check www.tfl.gov.uk for planned engineering works as you may need to allow extra time for your journey.
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The 1908 Games
In 1908 events in the White City Stadium put the re-founded Olympics on the world map.
See the site of the Stadium.
Hear why London hosted the Games at short notice.
See the medals table and site of finishing line.
By underground to Wembley, walk up to the stadium,
find out about some of the athletes and innovations of these Games.
The 1948 Games
In 1948 the ‘Austerity Olympics’ at Wembley helped the world awaken from the horror of the Second World War.
Hear about the inspiration for the Paralympic Games.
By underground to Stratford area for a lunch break, bring your own or purchase.
The 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games
In 2012 East London introduced the future – the Sustainable Olympics and Paralympics. A guided walk around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. View the iconic venues – the London Aquatics Centre, ArcelorMittal Orbit, the Lee Valley VeloPark, the Copperbox Arena, The London Stadium, beautiful parklands and exciting playgrounds. Hear about the ongoing plans for the area.