Highgate - Wilderness Walkabout

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Wilderness walkabout SOLD OUT

Dates: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 3 August – 3 September 2017
Limited tickets available
Times: various
Tour duration: 60 minutes approx.
Location: Highgate
Tickets: Adult £31.50; Concession £26.50 (+ £1.50 booking fee per transaction)

Ticket price includes a one half-price* day pass to London Transport Museum which must be used within 1 month of your event date, and a 10% discount at the LTM shop both online and in store. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Sold out

Discover a station reclaimed by nature. Redeveloped with Charles Holden architecture in 1940 Highgate was set to be a bustling interchange as part of the Northern Heights project. Find out why it now lies in a secluded vale as an urban wilderness home to protected species.

Highgate information

  • There are 20 places available on each tour.
  • There are no public toilets available once on the tour.
  • We request that guests meet at the entrance to Highgate station, next to the car park 15 minutes before their tour start time where the Hidden London team will welcome and register you on the tour, talk through the Health and Safety requirements and issue guests with a hi-vis jacket or wrist band, and check everyone has appropriate footwear.
  • You will be sent an event reminder email up to a week before your event with all the information that you will need to arrive on time and enjoy your tour (please contact us if your contact details change from time of booking).

Important information

  • Age restrictions: Children under 14 years of age are not permitted onto the tours due to health and safety restrictions & the tour narrative being designed for an adult audience.
  • Clothing: Visitors must wear flat sturdy shoes. Guests wearing open toe sandals, shoes or high-heels will be refused entry due to health and safety requirement.
  • Terms and conditions: T&Cs for each tour, including arrival instructions, health and safety requirements and ticketing information, are available on the individual tour pages and will also be sent via email with your tickets.
  • Priority booking: Priority booking is offered to London Transport Museum newsletter subscribers. Please note that due to the limited number of tickets available priority booking does not guarantee ticket purchase. You must sign up to the Museum newsletter by 23:59 on 9 July 2017 to receive priority booking for Hidden London tours.
  • Ticket sales: Tickets for Hidden London will go on sale at 10:00am on Wednesday 12 July 2017. Tickets will be sold online. All tickets must be booked in advance and payment made in full.
  • Ticket allowance: Please note that there is a maximum of 4 tickets per event per person. 
  • Ticket price: The following groups are eligible for Concession tickets: LTM Friends, senior citizens (60+), students (with valid student ID card), those in receipt of state benefits, corporate members and 14-16 year olds.
  • Booking confirmation: During high volumes of customer transactions you may receive your e-ticket email and attachment after your initial payment confirmation. Please don't worry, your e-ticket(s), complete with tour information, and full terms and conditions will be emailed shortly. If you do not receive your e-ticket(s) email within 24 hours, please contact the Museum booking office using the contact details below.
  • Access: Each member of your group must bring a photographic proof of ID along with their ticket to be permitted entry. This is for security reasons. There is no step-free access to any of the above tours. The tours all involve walking and may involve long stairwells (of up to 180 steps), static escalators, low lighting and uneven floors underfoot. Hard hats and torches will be supplied where necessary.

Upon purchase, you will receive your ticket(s) via email to the email address you provided. It is your responsibility to check the accuracy of the details in advance of your booking as mistakes cannot always be rectified, especially at short notice.


A range of exclusive Hidden London inspired products are now available to buy online and in London Transport Museum shop in Covent Garden.

Tour offers

  • Down Street tickets include one free* day pass to London Transport Museum within one month of your Hidden London event date.
  • Selected Down Street tours will be offering the additional option of afternoon tea at the five-star Athenaeum Hotel.
  • Highgate, Euston photography, Charing Cross, Clapham South Subterranean screenings, Clapham South Subterranean Shelter and 55 Broadway tickets include a one half-price* day pass to London Transport Museum within one month of your Hidden London event date. *On the door price.

Contact us

For Hidden London enquiries please contact the Museum booking office.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7565 7298  (open 10.00 to 17.30 daily)
Email: [email protected]