Lonely Planet Writer

The world’s first bus tour for dogs is coming to London for four days only

Fancy going on a whistle-stop, sight-seeing bus tour around London, taking in the famous landmarks the city has to offer, all in the company of your favourite canine companion?

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The bus tour will allow dogs and owners alike to explore London and learn the canine history of the city.

The world’s first bus tour for dogs is happening in London next week for a very limited time, opening to the public from Monday 16 January until Thursday 19 January. Created by More Th>n Doggyssenti>ls, the route will afford dogs and owners alike the opportunity to see some of the best and most scenic dog walking spots in the city, including Hyde Park, Kensington Palace Gardens and Green Park. Guests will be able to disembark the bus and take their dogs for a stroll if they choose, while the bus also takes in landmarks such as the Kennel Club, Houses of Parliament and Victoria Tower Garden.

The tour will run for two days, from the 17 to the 19 of January.
The tour will run for two days, from the 17 to the 19 of January.

On-board commentary will be provided, aimed at educating owners about the rich canine history of London, including the ministerial dogs of Downing Street, the many corgis that have shared Buckingham Palace with the Queen and the location of London’s only dog cemetery. Guests will also be provided with a leaflet that maps dog-friendly pubs, bars and restaurants in the area where owners and dogs can refuel together post-walk.

The bus will be picking up pooches at the north side of Lambeth Bridge at departure times of 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm each day. Spaces for the tour can be booked here.