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London - close up and personal !!

Owing to a last minute change of plan, my wife and I found ourselves needing a special event to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
A wonderful guided walking tour of East London with a pay what you like approach.

I must say that Bowl Of Chalk provides a fun, informative and entertaining three hour walk. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave H
Mequon, Wisconsin
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Fun, informal and factoid packed 'pay what you want' walking tours of London. Whether you're a hardened Londoner or just stepped off the plane, you will learn oodles of things about London that you didn't know you didn't know, in guaranteed small groups. Booking via website.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Owing to a last minute change of plan, my wife and I found ourselves needing a special event to celebrate a significant birthday and very fortunately for us, we chose Jonnie. After a few minutes discussion of what the route would cover, which gave us...More

Thank OxonDc1
Reviewed 6 days ago

I must say that Bowl Of Chalk provides a fun, informative and entertaining three hour walk. The name, Bowl Of Chalk is cockney rhyming slang for a walk. Jonnie quickly made the effort to remember all of our names in the group, which is no...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited London Sept 2017. A friend recommended that we contact Jonnie from Bowl of Chalk to do a walking tour around the sites of London. I contacted Jonnie via email and he responded immediately. He provided some options of what to...More

Thank ironchick2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously. The BEST. Unless you hate having fun, learning about a city you know nothing about (or think you know everything about), and crying from laughter. If none of that is for you than please do Jonnie a solid and move on to your hop...More

Thank Jlthomas02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Jonnie last week. He was great company - very personable with a seemingly endless store of facts, anecdotes and insights to really enrich the visitor's experience of London. As a person with a short attention...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited London is late August and participated in Jonny's Sunday morning walk around East London. It was great! Jonny is funny and very knowledgeable. Saw lots of very interesting street art. Highly recommended.

Thank 88Buster
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My daughter did this tour with Jonnie a couple of years ago when visiting London with her best friend and she enjoyed it so much that she wanted me to do it, too. Even though she'd already done it once, she still learned so many...More

Thank guenhwyvar2017
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a fun walk with Jonnie and were amazed by his humour and tons of knowledge of London and UK history!

Thank Yeyang S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We love an alternative walking tour, and were delighted to find this one around one of our favourite parts of London. Having also coaxed in a few friends we had high hopes and I have to say they were exceeded. Jonnie was welcoming, witty and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We did both Saturday walks and the Sunday East End walk. We enjoyed them all! "The walks with Jonnie" is the first thing the kids say when anyone asks them what they enjoyed about the trip! I Highly recommend these walks. We saw so much...More

Thank wonderingnomad
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Jonnie F | Property representative |
Completely up to you. The family above did £10 each. Some people give more, some less, but as you correctly pointed out ... if it's rubbish or you don't enjoy it, please don't give anything. You're welcome to leave too if... More
Judy S
10 March 2017|
Response from Jonnie F | Property representative |
Hello Judy. I'm sure it'll be fine. Please send me an email to discuss whether you're interested in a private walk or weekend walk ... and I can reply properly to your above question. Thanks.
Angela W
14 June 2016|
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Response from DJDinKC | Reviewed this property |
According to a few reviews I read, others using wheelchairs enjoyed the tour and felt Johnnie was very accommodating and helpful. Here are a couple quotes I found from recent reviews: "My family of four had a very nice day... More