Highgate - Wilderness Walkabout

Event information

Dates: Wednesday - Sunday, 11 July - 4 August
Times: Various
Duration: 75 minutes
Location: Highgate station, N6 5QJ
Tickets:Adult £35.00; Concession £30.00 (Matinee* £30.00)

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Ticket price includes a one half-price** day pass to London Transport Museum which must be used within one month of your event date, and a 10% discount on all merchandise at LTM shop both online and in store within one month of your Hidden London event date. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Booking fee of £1.50 per transaction applies.

Explore a station reclaimed by nature

Discover a station reclaimed by nature. Redeveloped with Charles Holden architecture in 1940 Highgate was set to become 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.

* Matinee tickets are only valid for tours taking place from Wednesday to Friday, starting before 16.00.

** Applies to the on the door price

Highgate - Wilderness Walkabout terms and conditions [520 KB]

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Each Hidden London ticket entitles the holder to a 10% discount on all Hidden London merchandise at our shop, both online and in store, within one month of your Hidden London event date. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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Please note:

  • Hidden London Highgate tours are approximately 75 minutes long.
  • There are 20 places available on each tour.
  • There are no public toilets available once on the tour.
  • Highgate is an outside walking tour, so conditions on the tour will be affected by the weather, and access to some areas may be restricted due to adverse weather conditions.
  • We request that guests meet at the top of the stairs of Exit 1 of Highgate Underground station 15 minutes their tour start time. A member of the Hidden London team will welcome and register you on the tour, talk through the Health and Safety requirements, issue guests with a hi-vis jacket 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 or shoes, or high-heels, will be refused entry due to health and safety restrictions.
  • Terms and Conditions: Terms & Conditions for each tour, including joining 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 members of LTM Friends society and LTM 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 Wednesday 6 March to receive priority booking for Hidden London tours.
  • Ticket sales: Tickets for Hidden London will go on sale on Friday 8 March at 10:00.  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, corporate members, senior citizens (60+), students (with valid student ID card), those in receipt of state benefits, and 14-16 year olds.
  • Booking Confirmation: During high volumes of customer transactions you may not receive your e-ticket email and attachment immediately 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 details below.
  • Access: Each member of your group must bring a photographic proof of ID (drivers’ licence or passport) along with their ticket to be permitted entry.  This is for security reasons. There is no step-free access to any of the listed tours. The tours all involve walking and may involve long stairwells (of up to 180 steps), static escalators, low lighting and uneven surfaces underfoot

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.

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]

*Applies to the on the door price

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