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Ghosts of the Old City
Ghosts of the Old City

Saturday, 13 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

          Spooktakular. "Best Ghost walk in the UK "  - Essential travel                                                           

Hello London!
Hello London!

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 10 am (This walk goes every Sunday)

"Everything you want to see in the famous heart of London can be seen on foot in two hours. Seen better. Seen up close. Guided better. Fraction of the cost."

The Old Jewish Quarter
The Old Jewish Quarter

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 10.15 am (This walk goes every Sunday)

"splinter-sharp guides and gripping history in 'a shtetl called Whitechapel'"  

Highgate Village –
Highgate Village – "a place apart"

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Sunday)

Make a day of it?  1) the walk  2) Kenwood House for lunch  3) visit Highgate Cemetery?

The Street Art Tour
The Street Art Tour

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 11 am (This walk goes every Sunday)

   "a corkscrew of a route that pops cork after cork of east London's vibrant, heady, dynamic street art scene"

Westminster at War
Westminster at War

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 1.45 pm (This walk goes every Sunday)

  "the nerve-centre of the entire war, it was a city transformed: sandbagged tombs in the Abbey; a pillbox & barbed wire in Parliament Square, machine-gun nests..."

Bizarre London
Bizarre London

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Sunday)

Curtain Up: Theatreland with a Distinguished Actor – Read the Reviews!
Curtain Up: Theatreland with a Distinguished Actor – Read the Reviews!

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"really entertaining"  

Islington Between the Wars
Islington Between the Wars

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm

This unusual, highly original walk – indeed, it's sui generis...

The Unknown East End
The Unknown East End

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Sunday)

Paradigm of London paradoxes – the worst slum in London and London at its richest

Secret Soho & Its Pubs
Secret Soho & Its Pubs

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 7 pm (This walk goes every Sunday)

See buzzing Soho with a stylish, whip-smart guide. Sunday night at 7 pm.

Gruesome London, Ghostly London
Gruesome London, Ghostly London

Sunday, 14 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (This walk goes every Sunday)

"deliciously spooky"  San Francisco Chronicle Halloween Season Special on Saturday afternoon

The Changing of the Guard Tour
The Changing of the Guard Tour

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 10 am (This walk goes every Monday)

"A great walk, loads of interesting facts, an excellent friendly guide with the addition of a great singing voice. Highly recommended" Walker Brian

Empire in a Cup: the History of Tea
Empire in a Cup: the History of Tea

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

The history of tea is hidden amongst the City streets and alleyways...

Darkest Victorian London
Darkest Victorian London

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Monday)

"Elsewhere is always surprising... "   "history as a seance"   "Victorian underside of modern London"

Hidden London
Hidden London

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

"the distillation of a brilliant guide's vast experience probing the secret places of the world's most elusive city" 

The Seven Deadly Sins – the Capital Vices
The Seven Deadly Sins – the Capital Vices

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 11 am (This walk goes every Monday)

A historical tour de force of  "the city built on sin" – "most entertaining walk ever"

Westminster Abbey Tour – London's Crowning Glory
Westminster Abbey Tour – London's Crowning Glory

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 1.45 pm (Click here for more dates)

  On Saturdays, the Westminster Abbey Tour takes place at 10.15 am year round. On Mondays, it takes place at 10.30 am until April 29.  From May 7 until October 28 it takes place every Monday at 1.45 pm.

The Inns of Court
The Inns of Court

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"like a clutch of Oxbridge colleges in the heart of London"                                           

London's Secret Village
London's Secret Village

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Monday)

"this tiny hamlet serves up brimming draughts from the deep well of its history"  

Tate Britain
Tate Britain

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Monday)

  the best of British painting and sculpture over 500 years – guided by professional arts critic Rick Jones

A Village in Piccadilly
A Village in Piccadilly

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Monday)

"elegant arcades, secret doorways and peekaboo views"    "royal chocolates (we sample them, gratis)"   

Old Westminster by Gaslight
Old Westminster by Gaslight

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 7 pm (This walk goes every Monday)

The great seminal London Walk. Miss it and you've missed London...

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

“London Walks tells us why the case matters – unlike sensationalist competitors"  

Apparitions, Alleyways & Ale
Apparitions, Alleyways & Ale

Monday, 15 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (This walk goes every Monday)

"this part of London is like a haunted house...                             gas-lit alleyways, film-set perfect Georgian streets

Salisbury & Stonehenge Tour From London
Salisbury & Stonehenge Tour From London

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 8.45 am (This walk goes every Tuesday)

"Best guided tour in Britain" Daily Mail    

Cambridge -
Cambridge - "can such places be?"

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 9 am (Click here for more dates)

"Miraculum orbis. Wonder of the world, annexe to heaven..."

St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 10.30 am (This walk goes every Tuesday)

"Afloat upon ethereal tides St. Paul's above the city rides"  

DIAMOND-STUDDED LONDON
DIAMOND-STUDDED LONDON

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Tuesday)

Revolting London – 2000 years of rebellion and retribution
Revolting London – 2000 years of rebellion and retribution

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Tuesday)

N.B. Guides Ian and David G. donate all of their fees to charities!  The beneficiary charity for each walk will be announced at the start of the walk.

Old Mayfair
Old Mayfair

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

"the champagne & caviar of London Walks"  

The Beatles
The Beatles "IN MY LIFE"

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

“A splendid time is guaranteed for all” Toronto Globe and Mail

Shakespeare's and Dickens' Old City
Shakespeare's and Dickens' Old City

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

A walk, a performance, a clinic in how Shakespeare's lines should be delivered                                                            

Old Westminster Walking Tour
Old Westminster Walking Tour

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

 "the cornerstone walk – miss it and you've missed London" 

Bohemian Bloomsbury
Bohemian Bloomsbury

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

Unexpected,  uncommon, unforgettable, undiscovered Bloomsbury... 

Plague, Fire, Hellfire, Revolution
Plague, Fire, Hellfire, Revolution

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

Rendezvous with history

Jewish London
Jewish London

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2.15 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

N.B. Guides Ian and David G. donate all of their fees to charities!  The beneficiary charity for each walk will be announced at the start of the walk.

Past the Palace – Our Most Controversial Walk!
Past the Palace – Our Most Controversial Walk!

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

"This one isn't on the balcony – it's through the keyhole. It's royal hideaways, boltholes, nooks and crannies..." Not suitable for under 12's

How the City Got Rich
How the City Got Rich

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

Why here, why London. How London did it. The great historical mystery solved. Solved (guided, often) by a London Mayor.

The Ancient City at Night
The Ancient City at Night

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 6.30 pm (This walk goes every Tuesday)

"it's like moving, stunned, through the crevasses of a mountain glacier"

The Clerkenwell Pub Walk - Monks, Malt and Mayhem
The Clerkenwell Pub Walk - Monks, Malt and Mayhem

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 @ 6.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"radical and revolutionary past to modern media & designer present" + pubs

Royal London
Royal London

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 10.15 am (This walk goes every Wednesday)

Royal Walkabout See what's behind the balcony Best guard change vantage points 

Undiscovered London, Butlers Wharf and Shad Thames
Undiscovered London, Butlers Wharf and Shad Thames

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Wednesday)

Four words* that make my blood race: “hasn’t yet been discovered.”  *Right up there with hidden places, hidden history

Little Venice – the pursuit of pleasure
Little Venice – the pursuit of pleasure

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

"Shaughan was something else with his jokes and songs and obvious knowledge of the area..."                               

The Tower of London
The Tower of London

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

"the most important mediaeval fortress in Europe" 

Christopher Wren 300th Anniversary
Christopher Wren 300th Anniversary

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

A celebration of the works of Sir Christopher Wren 1632-1723  

T. S. Eliot – The Waste Land Tour
T. S. Eliot – The Waste Land Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 11.30 am (Click here for more dates)

"in 20 years of London Walks this is the best one I've ever been on"

Chelsea Odyssey - Riverside Village, Legends & Landmarks, Art, Architecture & Anecdotes
Chelsea Odyssey - Riverside Village, Legends & Landmarks, Art, Architecture & Anecdotes

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 1.45 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

"gnarled old village lanes and byways as clamorous with great names as rooks in a wood"    

Matthew Shardlake's Tudor London
Matthew Shardlake's Tudor London

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

Through Tudor London in the footsteps of C.J Sansom’s dogged, melancholy ‘hero’ Matthew Shardlake and his ‘sidekick’ Barak  

Hampstead Village & Heath Walking Tour
Hampstead Village & Heath Walking Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"the jewel in the London Walks crown" The New York Times  

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Beatles Magical Mystery Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"Richard Porter's personal kinship with John, Paul, George and Ringo makes his tours some of the most popular in the city", USA Today

British Museum Tour
British Museum Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2.15 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

  "Whoever travels without a guide needs 200 years for a 2-hour journey" Rumi           

Old London
Old London

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2.15 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

Secret places and hidden history...

The Tate Modern Highlights Tour
The Tate Modern Highlights Tour

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

 Guided by arts critic Rick Jones, Secretary of the Critics Circle

Hidden Pubs of Old London Town
Hidden Pubs of Old London Town

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 6 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

Cheek-by-jowl, higgledy-piggledy, quintessential London.

Ghosts, Gaslight & Guinness
Ghosts, Gaslight & Guinness

Wednesday, 17 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (This walk goes every Wednesday)

"Unutterably old, built over a fen of undisclosed horrors, believed to contain occult lines of geometry..."

Oxford & the Cotswolds
Oxford & the Cotswolds

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 9 am (Click here for more dates)

"the most perfect place in Europe to live" (Forbes Magazine)

Thames Sightseeing, Brunel’s River Cruise
Thames Sightseeing, Brunel’s River Cruise

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 10 am (Click here for more dates)

“I have been on several London walks but this was simply the best, with a boat ride thrown in and an amazing surprise at the end!"

Inside Story – Covent Garden
Inside Story – Covent Garden

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 10.15 am (This walk goes every Thursday)

Taking You Inside LONDON  Gets you to places other people don't get to see.

Eccentric London
Eccentric London

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

"London is stranger than fiction"

The Famous Square Mile
The Famous Square Mile

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 11 am (Click here for more dates)

The great classic London Walk: explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital...

Kensington*****  The Royal Village – 168  Five-Star Reviews
Kensington***** The Royal Village – 168 Five-Star Reviews

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"Kensington specialises in hiding the best of itself"

Crime & Punishment – the City of the Gallows
Crime & Punishment – the City of the Gallows

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"a person who is tired of crime is tired of life"  Horace Rumpole 

The Blitz
The Blitz

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2.15 pm (This walk goes every Thursday)

"London turned crimson"

Ahoy! Mayflower & the Ships of Rotherhithe
Ahoy! Mayflower & the Ships of Rotherhithe

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"this place still looks like – feels like – what it once was"

Medical Tour: All Around the University – Firsts & Inventions in the History of Medicine
Medical Tour: All Around the University – Firsts & Inventions in the History of Medicine

Thursday, 18 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Thursday)

Just a little prick…  from Edward Jenner to AstraZeneca

Lawyer-guided Legal London – Inns of Court Exclusive
Lawyer-guided Legal London – Inns of Court Exclusive

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10 am (Click here for more dates)

Tom's a barrister, Joanne's a criminal defence lawyer. Small group guaranteed

A Soho Saunter – Real, Not Virtual!!!!!!!
A Soho Saunter – Real, Not Virtual!!!!!!!

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10.15 am (This walk goes every Friday)

"noisy, bawdy, dirty and sexy, and one of the few quarters in London that has kept its character, warts and all"

Classic Greenwich and Boat Trip
Classic Greenwich and Boat Trip

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10.15 am (Click here for more dates)

"in Greenwich you step into a trompe-l'oeil picture, a Canaletto scene of order and majesty"   

The City Churches Tour
The City Churches Tour

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10.30 am (This walk goes every Friday)

  "Fan vaulting, Bow bells, a Mediterranean courtyard, a sermon timer and a mighty organ beneath Christopher Wren's most beautiful dome"

Victoria & Albert Museum Tour
Victoria & Albert Museum Tour

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Friday)

"it's not what we see but what we see in it"

Rock 'n' Roll London
Rock 'n' Roll London

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Friday)

"It's like having your own personal rock star for a tour guide" Jennifer from Austin, Texas

The National Gallery Guided Tours
The National Gallery Guided Tours

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 2.15 pm (This walk goes every Friday)

“the story of European art, masterpiece by masterpiece”

The Old Palace Quarter
The Old Palace Quarter

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (This walk goes every Friday)

"secret passageways that take you into the 16th-century" 

Knightsbridge Pub Walk
Knightsbridge Pub Walk

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 7 pm (This walk goes every Friday)

"a collector's corner of mews, lanes and cosiness"

Chilling Tales from Beyond the Grave
Chilling Tales from Beyond the Grave

Friday, 19 July 2024 @ 7.30 pm (This walk goes every Friday)

"the creepiest part of London...                                        alleyways so old they're cobwebbed with time"

Notting Hill & Portobello Market
Notting Hill & Portobello Market

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (This walk goes every Saturday)

"Notting Hill on market morning – curious and colourful, offbeat and yeasty"

Old Camden Town
Old Camden Town

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 11 am (This walk goes every Saturday)

The London smörgåsbord par excellence...

Harry Potter Film Locations in the City
Harry Potter Film Locations in the City

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 11 am (This walk goes every Saturday)

"And now, Harry, let us pursue that flighty temptress, adventure"   

The London of Oscar Wilde Tour
The London of Oscar Wilde Tour

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 11 am (This walk goes every Saturday)

The Oscar of our literary walks. "I can resist everything except temptation" Oscar Wilde. 

Disastrous London
Disastrous London

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Saturday)

Fire, Plague, Bombing, Rebellion, Executions

The Heart of the City
The Heart of the City

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Saturday)

 History haunted. Secretive in the extreme.

Old Marylebone
Old Marylebone

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 2 pm (This walk goes every Saturday)

"London specialises in hiding the best of itself..."

Spies' & Spycatchers' London
Spies' & Spycatchers' London

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"hole and corner, cloak and dagger London...                              the secret places of a murky nether-world"

Pirates, Press-Gangs and Execution Dock
Pirates, Press-Gangs and Execution Dock

Saturday, 20 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

Discover the dark side of the empire...

Charming Chiswick
Charming Chiswick

Sunday, 21 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

Old, picturesque, storied, full of character, riverine, tucked away on its isthmus, sitting pretty – that’s Chiswick.

The Hampstead Spies – the KGB in NW3
The Hampstead Spies – the KGB in NW3

Sunday, 21 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

Guided by former ITN Editor Stewart Purvis CBE. "You got Stewart Purvis to guide Hampstead Spies? That's like getting Dan Rather to guide Dealey Plaza"

The Regent's Canal - King's Cross, Granary Square, St. Pancras
The Regent's Canal - King's Cross, Granary Square, St. Pancras

Sunday, 21 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"unseen, untrodden, unexplored, unknown London beckons"

The East India Company – Guided by a Distinguished Diplomat
The East India Company – Guided by a Distinguished Diplomat

Friday, 26 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

"London Walks puts you into the hands of an expert on the particular area and topic of a tour" The New York Times

Unexpected London
Unexpected London

Friday, 26 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"secret places and hidden interiors"

The Seven Deadly Sins in the City of London
The Seven Deadly Sins in the City of London

Friday, 26 July 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"we meet the biggest sinner of all"

The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds

Saturday, 27 July 2024 @ 9 am (Click here for more dates)

The achingly beautiful Cotswolds...

London 1902 -1916:  Seedbed of the Russian Revolution
London 1902 -1916: Seedbed of the Russian Revolution

Saturday, 27 July 2024 @ 10.45 am

St. Petersburg on Thames – the cradle of the Russian Revolution. Guided by a fetching young Russian historian.

The Monopoly Walk – Advance to Mayfair
The Monopoly Walk – Advance to Mayfair

Saturday, 27 July 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

Ever wondered how and why the Monopoly board's streets were chosen? Here's your Get Out of Jail of Ignorance card...

Classic London Photography Tour
Classic London Photography Tour

Sunday, 28 July 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

The "decisive moment" and best vantage point London tour!  

Building and Rebuilding the Thames Embankment
Building and Rebuilding the Thames Embankment

Saturday, 03 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"From The Thames to Eternity" guided by a distinguished, award-winning  Geologist 

Roman London – A Literary & Archaeological Walk
Roman London – A Literary & Archaeological Walk

Sunday, 04 August 2024 @ 11.30 am (Click here for more dates)

  Archaeologist-guided!

Four Hundred Years of the New River
Four Hundred Years of the New River

Sunday, 04 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm

It's not new and it's not a river...

The Nell Gwyn Special
The Nell Gwyn Special

Monday, 05 August 2024 @ 6 pm (Click here for more dates)

"the first great comedienne..."

Covent Garden Pub Walk
Covent Garden Pub Walk

Tuesday, 06 August 2024 @ 6.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

  ‘where is there such another maze of streets, courts, lanes and alleys?’ asked Dickens

On the scene at the Great Fire of London
On the scene at the Great Fire of London

Wednesday, 07 August 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

We track the Great Fire from east to west, landmark by landmark...

Foodies London in the City – Biscuits & Banquets
Foodies London in the City – Biscuits & Banquets

Saturday, 10 August 2024 @ 10.45 am

"People who love to eat are always the best people" Julia Child

Spies & Special Forces
Spies & Special Forces

Saturday, 10 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

The glittering whirl of Knightsbridge conceals a shadowy world of modern-day assassins, spies, and special forces.

William Morris & Friends
William Morris & Friends

Sunday, 11 August 2024 @ 2 pm (Click here for more dates)

"special not least because we'll be walking along one of the loveliest stretches of the Thames"

Limehouse - Thames - Docklands
Limehouse - Thames - Docklands

Sunday, 18 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"part gentrified, part solidly working class"

Up the Cally
Up the Cally

Sunday, 18 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"An amazingly varied walk..."

The Power of the Thames – Battersea to Westminster
The Power of the Thames – Battersea to Westminster

Saturday, 24 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"with a space-age American embassy tucked in behind it"

Merrie Islington
Merrie Islington

Sunday, 25 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

Antiques market, trendy restaurants, London's most important fringe theatre, famous names, Regent's Canal, village green, world's oldest droving route, stuccoed terraces, bodacious buzz, major mojo...

Women of the Abyss – the Victims of Jack the Ripper
Women of the Abyss – the Victims of Jack the Ripper

Saturday, 31 August 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

"let us not define them only by their deaths"

London's Spymasters
London's Spymasters

Saturday, 31 August 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

  "a murky world of treason & treachery, betrayal & murder"

The Regent's Canal:  King's Cross-Granary Square-Camden
The Regent's Canal: King's Cross-Granary Square-Camden

Sunday, 01 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm

  The London of a couple of centuries ago. A London of tunnels and bridges and narrowboats and locks.

Epicurean, Gourmets', Foodies' London
Epicurean, Gourmets', Foodies' London

Saturday, 07 September 2024 @ 10 am

Streets Ahead, Treats Ahead...

Urban Geology in St Giles
Urban Geology in St Giles

Saturday, 07 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"particularly exotic and colourful stones" guided by a distinguished, award-winning  Geologist 

The Secret Village Pub Walk
The Secret Village Pub Walk

Saturday, 07 September 2024 @ 6.45 pm (Click here for more dates)

Classic London Mews & Hidden Passageways
Classic London Mews & Hidden Passageways

Sunday, 08 September 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

Urban oases, havens of 19th-century tranquillity

Medieval London
Medieval London

Sunday, 08 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"All things in life had about them something glitteringly and cruelly public. The lepers, shaking their rattles..."

Hampstead's Other Half
Hampstead's Other Half

Saturday, 14 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"more about those forgotten than those remembered"

The Huguenot Silk Weavers of Spitalfields – Riches to Rags
The Huguenot Silk Weavers of Spitalfields – Riches to Rags

Sunday, 15 September 2024 @ 10.45 am (Click here for more dates)

Explores Spitalfields, chronicles the lives and times of the Huguenot silk weavers...

The Great Melting Pot – Immigrants' London
The Great Melting Pot – Immigrants' London

Sunday, 15 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm

The Regent's Canal - Little Venice to Camden Town
The Regent's Canal - Little Venice to Camden Town

Sunday, 15 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

Life's better by water...

Foodies' London – Pie Crust to Upper Crust
Foodies' London – Pie Crust to Upper Crust

Saturday, 28 September 2024 @ 10.45 am

 "People who love to eat are always the best people" Julia Child

Geology and Building Stones in the City of Westminster
Geology and Building Stones in the City of Westminster

Saturday, 28 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm

Guided by a distinguished, award-winning Geologist

Elizabethan Clerkenwell
Elizabethan Clerkenwell

Sunday, 29 September 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

Now a chic London neighbourhood but then 'a haunt of thieves and whores'

CHARLES DICKENS’ LONDON: LOST AND FOUND: a London Walks virtual tour
CHARLES DICKENS’ LONDON: LOST AND FOUND: a London Walks virtual tour

Sunday, 29 September 2024 @ 7 pm (Click here for more dates)

"Dickens' London was a place of the mind, but it was also a real place. Much of what we take today to be the marvelous imaginings of a visionary novelist turn out on inspection to be the reportage of a great observer"

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Chaucer's Medieval London
Chaucer's Medieval London

Saturday, 05 October 2024 @ 11.30 am (Click here for more dates)

Your boon companions on this tour of London in the Middle Ages are a Museum of London archaeologist and the greatest medieval poet of them all.

London Before and After the Roman Invasion  
London Before and After the Roman Invasion  

Saturday, 05 October 2024 @ 3 pm

Brook Green – the Secret Side of Hammersmith
Brook Green – the Secret Side of Hammersmith

Sunday, 20 October 2024 @ 10.45 am

the fun, the delight of getting to know a London neighbourhood that's a complete revelation

The Regent's Canal – King's Cross to Hitchcock's Hackney
The Regent's Canal – King's Cross to Hitchcock's Hackney

Sunday, 20 October 2024 @ 2.30 pm

out of the chrysalis of old 19th-century industrial London into the buzz of a new London

Fables, Fashions & Feasts
Fables, Fashions & Feasts

Sunday, 27 October 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

"200 years in 2 hours"

The Regent's Canal – River Tyburn to Little Venice
The Regent's Canal – River Tyburn to Little Venice

Sunday, 03 November 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"we step into a different world here, a different world bouquet’d with incidental delights – 'The Upside Down House', for example..."

The Guy Fawkes Tour – Gunpowder, Treason & 5th of November Plot
The Guy Fawkes Tour – Gunpowder, Treason & 5th of November Plot

Sunday, 03 November 2024 @ 2.30 pm (Click here for more dates)

  "Guy Fawkes was hanged, cut down while still alive, castrated, disembowelled... onlookers were never able to forget that he was conscious throughout the process"

London – 1066 and All That
London – 1066 and All That

Saturday, 09 November 2024 @ 2.30 pm

1. "we explore the London that William conquered"                                        2. "we lay bare how he changed England for all time"

Spies & Spymasters of London – Virtual Tour
Spies & Spymasters of London – Virtual Tour

Sunday, 10 November 2024 @ 7 pm (Click here for more dates)

Top Secret London. Cambridge Five. ‘C’. Secret Service Bureau. OSS & SOE. Le Carré & Smiley. Somerset Maugham & Ashenden. Guided by Richard IV For Your Eyes Only.

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Radical Islington – Conflict, Riot & Murder
Radical Islington – Conflict, Riot & Murder

Sunday, 17 November 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"...mayhem, Marx, marks, martyrs and mishaps"

The Regent's Canal – Islington to Kingsland Road
The Regent's Canal – Islington to Kingsland Road

Sunday, 17 November 2024 @ 2.30 pm

"ankle power, water power, horsepower, steam engine power, electric power, internal combustion engine power – the walk, er, runs the gamut"

The Decline and Fall of Roman London
The Decline and Fall of Roman London

Saturday, 23 November 2024 @ 11.30 am

What is the evidence?  And can we trust it? Archaeologist-guided.

Christmas Morning, 1660 - Samuel Pepys' London
Christmas Morning, 1660 - Samuel Pepys' London

Wednesday, 25 December 2024 @ 11 am

The Christmas Day Charles Dickens London Walk
The Christmas Day Charles Dickens London Walk

Wednesday, 25 December 2024 @ 2 pm

Ring in the New Year Virtual Tour
Ring in the New Year Virtual Tour

Wednesday, 01 January 2025 @ 7 pm

How London has celebrated the New Year over the past 2000 years – and some crystal ball action for 2025

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Tours available upon request

We run a ton of private walks. If you to go on any of the walks below, it’s eezy peezy as well. Just give Fiona, Peter, Niamh or Mary a ring on 020 7624 3978 – or email us at [email protected] and we’ll set it up for you and make it happen.

Justice Miscarried – Let's Deliver for the Postmasters
Justice Miscarried – Let's Deliver for the Postmasters

"the first duty of society is justice"

Bloomsbury's Brilliant Women
Bloomsbury's Brilliant Women

What is it about Bloomsbury and brilliant women?

The Children of Outcast London
The Children of Outcast London

It’s a terrible story, it’s a moving story, it will grip you.

River Wandle & Wandsworth Canal
River Wandle & Wandsworth Canal

  "there's no lovelier piece of lowland scenery in South England..."

The Leap Year Walk
The Leap Year Walk

A strange amazing day – and walk – that comes only once every four years. For the rest of the time it does not "exist."

Geology and Building Stones in the City of London
Geology and Building Stones in the City of London

Distinguished, award-winning geologist guides "stones ingrained with geological and historical memories" 

A Charles Dickens Christmas Virtual Tour – his life, his work & his London
A Charles Dickens Christmas Virtual Tour – his life, his work & his London

Weaves an exploration of Victorian London with Dickens's London Life and writing...

Sherlock Holmes in the City
Sherlock Holmes in the City

We go on the trail in the Square Mile, seeing a surprising amount that Holmes and Watson would still recognise.

The Christmas Tree(s) Walk
The Christmas Tree(s) Walk

London adazzle – its most glorious constellation of Christmas trees...

Roman London
Roman London

What did the Romans ever do for us? We know what guide Ian does for the Ukraine and earthquake crisis appeals – he donates his fee.

Grosvenor Canal & Battersea Power Station
Grosvenor Canal & Battersea Power Station

Combines the hidden byways of London's most secret canal and the Thames' mightiest cathedral. 

London's Three Historic Jewish Quarters
London's Three Historic Jewish Quarters

Combines highlights of our “Old Jewish Quarter” and “Jewish London” Walks N.B. Guide Ian donates his fee to the World Jewish Relief’s Ukraine and Turkey/Syria earthquake Crises appeals!

Sculpture and  Architecture in SW1
Sculpture and Architecture in SW1

A fascinating Walk in SW1

Architecture and Sculpture  in SW1
Architecture and Sculpture in SW1

A fascinating walk in SW1  

A Literary Odyssey – Ink & Inspiration in Mayfair & St James's
A Literary Odyssey – Ink & Inspiration in Mayfair & St James's

This walk has been specially created for the Mayfair Times Literary Festival. The charge for this walk is £20 (there are no concessions). 

The Peasants' Revolt Anniversary – 'Summer of Blood'
The Peasants' Revolt Anniversary – 'Summer of Blood'

follows the events of the Revolt as the Peasants move through London in June 1381

Mountain Building & Meteorites – the City a professional geologist sees
Mountain Building & Meteorites – the City a professional geologist sees

Rocks of Ages – Urban Geology in the City (guided by a professional geologist)

Myths & Legends of London – a May Eve Special
Myths & Legends of London – a May Eve Special

Led by Kevin Flude, a former Museum of London archaeologist...

The Bridge to London
The Bridge to London

"most of what has passed has left plenty of traces"

Pioneering Paddington
Pioneering Paddington

"from the deep past to a vision of the future"

The Coronation Walk
The Coronation Walk

This Walk is sold out on Saturday April 29th

My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, please be upstanding for… THE CORONATION WALK!

 

The Quack Doctor's Tour
The Quack Doctor's Tour

"the general rule in medicine in Stuart England is ‘better out than in’"

The Rugby Tour – to Accompany the Six Nations Tournament
The Rugby Tour – to Accompany the Six Nations Tournament

"with a fine disregard for the rules"

Queen Anne's Gate
Queen Anne's Gate

One of best preserved 18th Century Streets in London

London Before London – Prehistoric London Virtual Tour
London Before London – Prehistoric London Virtual Tour

henges, barrows, hill forts, hut circles and genetic evidence

 

The London Winter Solstice Virtual Tour
The London Winter Solstice Virtual Tour

we use ancient methods to divine what is in store for us in 2024

19th Century East End – Jews, Anarchists & Workers' Rights
19th Century East End – Jews, Anarchists & Workers' Rights

...incendiary publications, industrial strife, revolutionary trade unions, soup kitchens, housing charities and shelters for the homeless.

Grand Surrey Canal – Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Woodland, Greenland Dock
Grand Surrey Canal – Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Woodland, Greenland Dock

We could be in 1620. Or May 28, 1940. Or June 6, 1944.

The Regent's Canal – King's Cross to the New River
The Regent's Canal – King's Cross to the New River

a stretch of London – a secret way across London – you won't have seen before

The Regent's Canal – River Tyburn to Camden
The Regent's Canal – River Tyburn to Camden

Bucolic to huzzah and colour and panache and buzz

The Lost Palace of Downing Street
The Lost Palace of Downing Street

Take a walk through the most magical corner of the kingdom. Guided by Dan Parry

Royal Victoria Dock to East India Dock Towpath Walk
Royal Victoria Dock to East India Dock Towpath Walk

A new towpath walk created by the London Walks team of Regent's Canal guides (in conjunction with the IWA – Inland Waterways Association)

The London Equinox and Solstice Walk
The London Equinox and Solstice Walk

As the Sun and Moon move around our skies we look at how Londoners organised and celebrated their year throughout history. Guided by Kevin 

St David's Day Welsh Walk – by the distinguished Welsh author Rick Jones
St David's Day Welsh Walk – by the distinguished Welsh author Rick Jones

"where they sang, wrote poetry and played rugby"

A Virtual Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain – York
A Virtual Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain – York

From Legionary Fortress to Medieval Castle

A Virtual Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain – Conwy
A Virtual Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain – Conwy

castle, wall, historic buildings, great pubs and 'the smallest house in Great Britain'

International Women's Day Charity Walk
International Women's Day Charity Walk

Trailblazers of the East End – Guided by Laura

Platinum Jubilee - Through the Decades Virtual Tour
Platinum Jubilee - Through the Decades Virtual Tour

 On the Queen's birthday, take a virtual tour of London through the decades of Queen Elizabeth II's reign from her coronation up to today. Guided by Chris

Legends & Myths  –  the Archaeology of London Walking Tour
Legends & Myths – the Archaeology of London Walking Tour

"...we also look at the evidence for 'Celtic' origins of London" No Need To Book

 The History & Archaeology of London Bridge
 The History & Archaeology of London Bridge

"London bridge is the key to much of the history of London"

Myths & Legends – the Halloween Virtual Tour
Myths & Legends – the Halloween Virtual Tour

"and we do some serious archaeology – attend to the legend-archaeology 'fit'"

Myths, Legends & Celtic Festivals –  the London Virtual Tour
Myths, Legends & Celtic Festivals – the London Virtual Tour

"...we also look at the evidence for 'Celtic' origins of London"

Diamond Dogs Virtual Walk
Diamond Dogs Virtual Walk

 A new  virtual tour around London, recognising and celebrating our canine companions. Guide by Isobel

Liquid London - the Capital's Waterways, 8 part Virtual Tour Series
Liquid London - the Capital's Waterways, 8 part Virtual Tour Series

The brand new Virtual Tour series from The Story of London team. Live on Sunday evenings (and Thursday mornings). This time we're going with the flow ! Guided by the Story of London Team -  Simon W, Russell, Karen, Adam and Fiona

Liquid London - the Capital's Waterways, 8 part Virtual Tour  Matinee series
Liquid London - the Capital's Waterways, 8 part Virtual Tour Matinee series

The brand new Virtual Tour series from The Story of London team. Live on Thursday mornings (and Sunday evenings). This time we're going with the flow ! Guided by the Story of London Team -  Simon W, Russell, Karen, Adam and Fiona

How the British Fell in Love with Curry
How the British Fell in Love with Curry

"The national dish is no longer fish and chips, it's curry"

Get Back to Let It Be – The Full Story Behind the Beatles' Documentary
Get Back to Let It Be – The Full Story Behind the Beatles' Documentary

"how ladies' tights saved the 'Rooftop Concert'"

Christmas in the Capital – London Walks Virtual Tour
Christmas in the Capital – London Walks Virtual Tour

Simon’s seasonal mix of festive facts, fun & frolics...

City of Water, Wells and Springs
City of Water, Wells and Springs

An undiscovered and fascinating part of Central London. 

The Beatles' Christmas in London
The Beatles' Christmas in London

"For 3 years running they had both the Christmas number one single and album in the UK"

London, A Heart of Stone
London, A Heart of Stone

"a feast of stunning art and architecture"

Christmas with Jane Austen  Virtual London Tour
Christmas with Jane Austen Virtual London Tour

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Jane Austen devotee must be in want of this virtual tour"

The Women of World War I – Lest we forget, lest we forget
The Women of World War I – Lest we forget, lest we forget

"intriguing nuggets of information at every step" The Times

The Men who made Menswear
The Men who made Menswear

The story of menswear over the past 200 years. guided by Russell

Richmond- Upon-Thames: Royalty to Rock  N Roll
Richmond- Upon-Thames: Royalty to Rock N Roll

Discover Richmond upon Thames, the happiest place to live in London. Home to royalty, writers, broadcasters and rock stars. Guided by Anna

A Paris Walk – Père Lachaise Cemetery
A Paris Walk – Père Lachaise Cemetery

We will take a virtual stroll through this atmospheric cemetery. Guided by Brad

Musical Belgravia & Westminster – A Virtual Tour
Musical Belgravia & Westminster – A Virtual Tour

A virtual tour from Noel Coward to Henry Purcell, Guided by Adam.

Musical Hampstead – A Virtual Tour
Musical Hampstead – A Virtual Tour

A virtual tour of musical Hampstead from classical to rock. Guided by Adam.

Musical Southwest London
Musical Southwest London

A virtual tour of musical southwest London – from Bowie in Brixton to Handel in Barnes. Guided by Adam

Musical Camden – The Virtual Tour
Musical Camden – The Virtual Tour

A virtual tour of musical Camden from Britpop to Cecil sharp and beyond. Guided by Adam.

Underground Overground – A Virtual Tour Series Exploring London by Tube
Underground Overground – A Virtual Tour Series Exploring London by Tube

The brand new Virtual Tour series from The Story of London team...

The Story of London Virtual tour Series - Tuesday Matinee Edition
The Story of London Virtual tour Series - Tuesday Matinee Edition

A series of eight Virtual Tours presented & curated by four top flight Blue Badge Tourist Guides-  Simon W, Russell, Karen and Fiona

Montmartre - a Village in the City
Montmartre - a Village in the City

Picasso, Van Gogh, Renoir lived here. Piaf sang on its streets. Toulouse- Lautrec immortalised its wicked nightlife- eternal Montmartre! Guided by Chris Spence.  

London's Burning – The Anniversary Walk
London's Burning – The Anniversary Walk

The blaze illuminated the streets like the sun at noon. Even the night sky bore a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven. The trailing column of smoke extended 50 miles in length.

An American in London: Famous Visitors from Across the Pond
An American in London: Famous Visitors from Across the Pond

Guided by the author of The Lonely Planet Guide to London

6 NEW VIRTUAL TOURS! London Calling: The Story Of London Through Music Series 3
6 NEW VIRTUAL TOURS! London Calling: The Story Of London Through Music Series 3

London history through its musical sounds & stars. The Thames, SW London, Westminster & BelgraviaHampstead, SE London & Camden

Hidden Hackney -A walk through Hipster Central
Hidden Hackney -A walk through Hipster Central

One of the most ethnically diverse boroughs in London. Guided by Steve F.

Immigration and Food Walk
Immigration and Food Walk

Almost a third of all Londoners are now foreign-born, representing 270 different nationalities and  300 languages. Guided by Steve F

The Tudors: Power, Politics & Propaganda
The Tudors: Power, Politics & Propaganda

the evolution of the codpiece & the origin of ‘pin money’

Jewish East London: A Journey through the Heart and Soul of a Culture
Jewish East London: A Journey through the Heart and Soul of a Culture

East London was the epicenter of Jewish life and culture for over a century, and vestiges of its heart and soul lurk around every corner. Guided By Steve Fallon

Divas, Rebels & Junkies: Women In Music
Divas, Rebels & Junkies: Women In Music

From Maria Anna Mozart to Peggy Seeger, Siouxsie Sioux to Judy Garland.

Myths, Legends & Halloween Virtual Walk
Myths, Legends & Halloween Virtual Walk

“Tis the night—the night. Of the grave's delight"

The Beatles' Homes in London
The Beatles' Homes in London

from the Beatles' humble Liverpool origins to the splendour of their London homes...

Graveyards to die for
Graveyards to die for

"it was a rat's delight and a health emergency"

Brave and Brilliant Women of Bloomsbury
Brave and Brilliant Women of Bloomsbury

Beautiful Bloomsbury with its garden squares, Georgian architecture, hidden corners and reputation for world-class education, has been a magnet for exceptional and trailblazing women. 

Van Gogh - The last 70 days
Van Gogh - The last 70 days

Vincent thought himself a failure, selling only 1 canvas in his lifetime. Today his works and life story both captivate and fascinate. Guided by Chris Spence

Horses Past, Horses Present – Horse Power in London Society
Horses Past, Horses Present – Horse Power in London Society

"reveals the vast importance of horses in asserting the position of those in power"

Harlots & Bawds - the Georgian sex trade.
Harlots & Bawds - the Georgian sex trade.

 Alex takes a look at the world of the 18th Century sex and brothel trade. 

London A - Z  –  A Virtual Tour Series
London A - Z – A Virtual Tour Series

An eight-part series of virtual tours… London From A-Z! Hosted by Adam, Fiona, Karen, Russell & Simon W.

Wimbledon: Village, Common, Parks and Tennis
Wimbledon: Village, Common, Parks and Tennis

Wimbledon. It's a village. It's a Common. It's parks. It's – needless to say – tennis. Guided by Anna

Hemingway's Paris in the Jazz Age
Hemingway's Paris in the Jazz Age

The Lost Generation still haunt the Paris Latin Quarter. Let's explore the extraordinary Jazz Age together on a virtual tour. Guided by Chris Spence

Shakespeare Birthday Walk with Lute
Shakespeare Birthday Walk with Lute

"Harry Hunks’ place of work..."

Introduction to the East India Company
Introduction to the East India Company

The East India Company - What was it? And what are its traces in London and across the world today? Guided by Leila

Entertaining London Virtual Tour
Entertaining London Virtual Tour

A 2,000 year story of how Londoners have been entertained. Guided by Russell

Ring Out the Bells
Ring Out the Bells

Joyous celebration of London's bells in sight and sound. Guided by Rick Jones

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Feminist
Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Feminist

The life and times of Elizabeth Newcomen, Shakespeare's milkmaid, benefactor and founder of a girl's school. Guided by Rick Jones

London Walks 5 Km History Run
London Walks 5 Km History Run

London 5 Km evening runs with historical guided commentary with Andrew Hallett of London Walks

Secrets of Marylebone – Bentinck Street's Dance of the Seven Veils
Secrets of Marylebone – Bentinck Street's Dance of the Seven Veils

"an oasis, a stone’s throw from gaudy roaring Oxford Street"

Oxford  - Virtual Day Trip
Oxford - Virtual Day Trip

The City of 'dreaming spires' and academe. Students and bicycles. And the motor car... Guided by Chris

Slavery in the City
Slavery in the City

A story showing people at their worst and best, tells the horrors of the slave trade, the extreme cruelties and yet contains seeds of hope. Guided by Isobel

Rolling Stones London
Rolling Stones London

The Rolling Stones were very much a London Band. Richard can guide you around the Stones major London hangouts in the Soho area. Guided by Richard P  

Saints, Sinners and Sisters
Saints, Sinners and Sisters

Tradeswomen, writers, lawyers, feminists, martyrs, muses and murderers: women’s stories aren’t always nice, nor are they niche.

The Making of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Album - London Connections
The Making of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Album - London Connections

"Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album could only have been made in London"

The British Library: A Virtual Walk through the World's Collective Memory
The British Library: A Virtual Walk through the World's Collective Memory

Our tongue's cathedral is the British Library. Guided by Steve

Wren's City Churches
Wren's City Churches

Explore some of the most beautiful buildings in London, the Churches of the City designed by Wren and his colleagues, a London Walks tour. Guided by Fiona

Coronation Special: Royal Bastards, England's true life game of thrones
Coronation Special: Royal Bastards, England's true life game of thrones

Ever since William the Conqueror (aka William the Bastard) hit the scene in 1066, legitimacy has been a life or death issue for the Royals. Guided by Ian

Anna visits the Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples
Anna visits the Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples

One of the most beautiful areas of Italy. Sparkling waters, colourful scenery and glamorous resorts take your breath away! Guided by Anna

London on Film Part 1: Frozen in Time in the Square Mile
London on Film Part 1: Frozen in Time in the Square Mile

The old City of London has been a haven for moviemakers for over a century, and here are some of the glorious highlights. Guided by Richard IV

The Who In London – A Virtual Tour
The Who In London – A Virtual Tour

The Stones had the swagger. The Beatles had the tunes. The Yardbirds had the chops. But the only band to blend these basics with a full-blown artistic manifesto and a killer look was The Who.

This is The Who's London. Guided by Adam

The French Revolution - 1789
The French Revolution - 1789

1789 sounded the death knell for the Old Regime. Key events played out in Paris and this tour brings a fascinating period to life.  Guided by Chris S. from Paris Walks

The Beatles Live in London
The Beatles Live in London

"from playing in front of 18 people to playing in front of 10,000"

Naples, Pompeii and Paestum
Naples, Pompeii and Paestum

A virtual tour of Naples to see to the home of pizza, Pompeii and Paestum. Places preserved in time from the eruptions of mount Vesuvius. Guided by Chris

Stand & Deliver!   The Outlaws & Highwaymen of Merrie England
Stand & Deliver! The Outlaws & Highwaymen of Merrie England

A wild ride through the romance and the reality of 'The Knights of the Road'  Led by Richard Walker

The Crystal Palace Dinosaur Safari
The Crystal Palace Dinosaur Safari

Explore the World's first Dinosaur Models hidden in a south London park, created in the middle of the 19th century. Guided by Aaron

The Krays In London - A Virtual Tour
The Krays In London - A Virtual Tour

The East End Gangland & The Dark Side Of The Swinging 60s

1066 & All That: A Tour of the Bayeux Tapestry
1066 & All That: A Tour of the Bayeux Tapestry

The world's oldest 'comic strip' tells the engaging story of the Norman Conquest of England in action-packed scenes of pageantry and mayhem. Guided by Steve F

All Around the University – Firsts and Inventions in the History of Medicine
All Around the University – Firsts and Inventions in the History of Medicine

"reputation for medicine is second to none in the world"  Guided by Rick Jones (do click on the Rick link, you'll like what's there)

Lost London
Lost London

"visionary masterplans and bizarre statues that never got built" Guided by Russell

RSC Actor Nick Day's Virtual Tour of Stratford upon Avon
RSC Actor Nick Day's Virtual Tour of Stratford upon Avon

"a strong cast headed by the immensely impressive Nicholas Day"  Guided (and performed) by Nick Day

How the West End Was Won – Virtual Tour
How the West End Was Won – Virtual Tour

"Essential viewing for understanding the way London works" Guided by Charlie  

Treasures of the British Museum – Virtual Tour
Treasures of the British Museum – Virtual Tour

Join  Chris for a focused virtual walk through the exhibits. Guided by Chris

Athens and the Acropolis
Athens and the Acropolis

A wonderful trip to Ancient Greece. Guided by Chris

London Calling: The 1960s - Pink Floyd
London Calling: The 1960s - Pink Floyd

London Calling! The 1960s In Music - Pink Floyd  

Our series ends in a blaze of psychedelia

• Drugs and music

• Syd Barrett – unravelling the myth

• Origins in Cambridge & Regent Street Polytechnic

• Looking ahead to the 1970s… and more

London Calling: The 1960s – The Kinks
London Calling: The 1960s – The Kinks

London Calling! The 1960s In Music – The Kinks  Guided by Adam 

The long, strange career of the Davies brothers Ray & Dave and the original cult band The Kinks

• Music, suburbia & the war

• Tales of drunkenness and cruelty!

• Musical sibling rivalry

• LIVE music… and more

London Calling: The 1960s - Beatlemania!
London Calling: The 1960s - Beatlemania!

London Calling! The 1960s In Music - Beatlemania!  

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! It's the rise, rise & RISE of The Beatles!

• Their first visit - in obscurity – back in 1961

• Smoking at Buckingham Palace!

• Playing for Royalty

• Beatles as movie stars… and more

London Calling: The 1960s - The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones
London Calling: The 1960s - The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones

London Calling! The 1960s In Music - The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones

The BIG two…

• Their clubs

• The drug busts

• The music… and beyond

Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Virtual Tour
Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Virtual Tour

 Guided by Adam 

From 1962 – 1966 we'll see how Dylan changed music – and how London changed Dylan

Zeppelin Nights – A Virtual Walk for Remembrance Sunday
Zeppelin Nights – A Virtual Walk for Remembrance Sunday

the 1915 flight path and bomb run through World War I London

The Spring Equinox – Archaeologist-Guided
The Spring Equinox – Archaeologist-Guided

London at the Equinox – its calendars, folklore and events associated with the beginning of Spring    

London Stately Homes - an evolution
London Stately Homes - an evolution

500 years of homes of nobility – fabulous London mansions  and how they developed over time...  Guided by Anna

Chaucer's Medieval London
Chaucer's Medieval London

Your boon companions on this tour of London in the Middle Ages are a Museum of London archaeologist and the greatest medieval poet of them all... Guided by Kevin

The Rebirth of Saxon London – Archaeology Virtual Tour
The Rebirth of Saxon London – Archaeology Virtual Tour

"...although the Anglo-Saxons have a rich history how much of it can be trusted?" Find out on this tour. Guided by Kevin

Virtual Walk: Love in London
Virtual Walk: Love in London

From love-struck lovers to royal romances to dangerous liaisons – love in London in all its many forms. Guided by Simon  

Abbey Road – The Beatles and Beyond
Abbey Road – The Beatles and Beyond

Inside Abbey Road Studios`– how this ordinary townhouse became the cradle of rock music...

Beatles Recording Sessions – Get Back!
Beatles Recording Sessions – Get Back!

Abbey Road wasn't the whole story, you know...

George Harrison in London
George Harrison in London

On the trail of 'the quiet one'

Chelsea – where London was Swinging in the 60s
Chelsea – where London was Swinging in the 60s

where Rock and Roll royalty mixed with actors and models, artists and the aristocracy...

Following in the Footsteps of Matthew Shardlake
Following in the Footsteps of Matthew Shardlake

We rediscover those ‘lost’ streets like a Tudor Rebus cutting through ‘the religious and political chaos of the 1540s with sinister élan’ Guided by Andy

Bless me! deliver me, help, hold me! it's Ian's Valentine's Day Special!
Bless me! deliver me, help, hold me! it's Ian's Valentine's Day Special!

"tiny gas-lit alleyways, unknown even to many Londoners..." N.B. Guide Ian donates all of his fee to charities! 

Beatles in Swinging London
Beatles in Swinging London

Beatles Meet-up. The Fabs, Swinging London, "the Pied Piper of Beatlemania" and fans from all over the world. Guided by Richard P.

John Lennon in London
John Lennon in London

Join John Lennon in London – the unique interactive experience, from the comfort of your own home

A Hard Day's Night with the Beatles in Marylebone
A Hard Day's Night with the Beatles in Marylebone

"a splendid time is guaranteed for all"  Guided by Richard P., "the pied piper of Beatlemania"

Anna visits Venice... a tour of this magical city
Anna visits Venice... a tour of this magical city

Revisiting this magical city – The Grand Canal, St Mark's Square and even a visit to the islands.... Guided by Anna
 

Beatles London Film Locations
Beatles London Film Locations

A ticket to ride. Beatles film locations here we come. Guided by Richard P.

Treasures of Ancient Britain – Stonehenge to Saxons
Treasures of Ancient Britain – Stonehenge to Saxons

Prehistoric stone circles, Roman houses and a Saxon grave fit for a king...

New Year's Eve Drinks : A Thames River Pub Crawl
New Year's Eve Drinks : A Thames River Pub Crawl

"Liquid history and liquid refreshment, camaraderie, sightseeing, virtual exercise, perfect weather, London's finest riverside taverns..."

Canada Water Unearthed
Canada Water Unearthed

The interwoven waterways, lakes, docks and woodlands of an area bristling with history & eyeing the future. You'll be hooked! Guided by Jackie

Saints Sinners Sisters
Saints Sinners Sisters

To mark International Women's Day

Eating Christmas
Eating Christmas

"geese had a handy second career as security guards"

Musical Chelsea
Musical Chelsea

London Calling! The Story Of London Through Its Music…  Guided by Adam In Chelsea we meet: The Rolling Stones, Judy Garland, Arthur Sullivan, Bohemian London, Marianne Faithfull, King Charles II and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

London Calling: Musical Kensington
London Calling: Musical Kensington

London Calling! The Story Of London Through Its Music…  

One neighbourhood at a time. In Kensington we will find:

• The Royal Albert Hall

• The Royal College of Music

• The Music of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert

• Freddie Mercury

• Jimi Hendrix… and more

London Calling: Musical St James's & Mayfair
London Calling: Musical St James's & Mayfair

London Calling! The Story Of London Through Its Music…  

One neighbourhood at a time. In St James's & Mayfair we will find:

• The musical history of Buckingham Palace

• George Frideric Handel

• David Bowie

• The Beatles… and more

London Calling: Musical Marylebone
London Calling: Musical Marylebone

London Calling! The Story Of London Through Its Music…  

One neighbourhood at a time. It's Marylebone tonight... Guided by Adam

Notting Hill and Holland Park
Notting Hill and Holland Park

The carnival, the market and the movie...  Guided by Richard III

London Calling: The Story Of London Through Music
London Calling: The Story Of London Through Music

London Calling! The Story Of London Through Its Music…  a series of six online tours looking at London history through its musical sounds & stars.

Mayflower in  London, the Untold Story
Mayflower in London, the Untold Story

Take a virtual walk through London to hear the untold story of Mayflower in London. A story of money, worship, execution and everyday life. Guided by Chris

The Famous Square Mile – the Virtual Tour
The Famous Square Mile – the Virtual Tour

London labyrinth. London highlights. London shaping past. Elite London guide. Guided by Chris

London Calling – The 1960s In Music
London Calling – The 1960s In Music

A look at London's history through music. Series One: The 60s -  The Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones & more. Guided by Adam

Guy Fawkes – Remember, Remember the 5th of November!
Guy Fawkes – Remember, Remember the 5th of November!

It’s a tale of patriotism, extremism and a country divided. Sound familiar?  

London Lights – Christmas in the Capital
London Lights – Christmas in the Capital

No place out-Christmases London!

The Story of London – Beginnings (Episode 1)
The Story of London – Beginnings (Episode 1)

Elephants in Trafalgar Square and mammoths at King's Cross and Romans in Londinium

The Story of London – the Full Monty
The Story of London – the Full Monty

Follow the London trail through the centuries...

Legal London – the Inns of Court
Legal London – the Inns of Court

"the legal equivalent of Buckingham Palace, but unlike the royal residence we can get inside, explore it, wander around the Inns Court..." Guided by Richard III

The Archaeology and Culture of Roman London
The Archaeology and Culture of Roman London

"We walk to what has been called the ‘the Pompeii of the North’..."

Myths, Legends and the Origins of London –  An Archaeology Virtual Tour
Myths, Legends and the Origins of London – An Archaeology Virtual Tour

"both the archaeological evidence and the myths and legends of the origins of London"

Virtual Walk: Alleyways of the Old City
Virtual Walk: Alleyways of the Old City

Why is this one of the best virtual tours you'll ever experience? Award-winning guide exploring London's capillaries, that's why. Guided By Fiona

Curtain Up! The Story of Theatreland
Curtain Up! The Story of Theatreland

"from soaring successes to first night flops to stage door secrets..."

Hidden London – Virtual Tour
Hidden London – Virtual Tour

"London specialises in hiding the best of itself"

London's Burning – The Anniversary Virtual Tour
London's Burning – The Anniversary Virtual Tour

The blaze illuminated the streets like the sun at noon. Even the night sky bore a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven. The trailing column of smoke extended 50 miles in length.

Mozart in London – Virtual Tour
Mozart in London – Virtual Tour

the life, the career, the London of history’s most mythologised composer  Guided by Adam

Handel in London – Virtual Tour
Handel in London – Virtual Tour

"What does English history sound like?"  Guided by Adam

Radio Days – The Science & Show Business Virtual Tour
Radio Days – The Science & Show Business Virtual Tour

The science and show business virtual tour...  Guided by Adam

Lionel Bart's London! – Virtual Tour
Lionel Bart's London! – Virtual Tour

In search of the composer of Oliver! He made and squandered a fortune.. and the Greek chorus of tabloid middle England thrilled to his Icarus fall.

Jimi Hendrix in London – Virtual Tour
Jimi Hendrix in London – Virtual Tour

For Jimi Hendrix the wind whispered London. Here he could ride the breeze. Here he made it big.

Musical St. James' & Mayfair
Musical St. James' & Mayfair

Madness performing on top of Buckingham Palace alongside the Queen guitarist Brian May… Mick Jagger at the Ritz… FDR and the first political campaign song… Paul Simon, Handel & Nipper The Dog. They’re all in Musical St James’s & Mayfair…

Musical St. James' & Mayfair – Virtual Tour
Musical St. James' & Mayfair – Virtual Tour

Madness performing on top of Buckingham Palace alongside the Queen guitarist Brian May… Mick Jagger at the Ritz… FDR and the first political campaign song… Paul Simon, Handel & Nipper The Dog. They’re all in Musical St James’s & Mayfair…

Musical Marylebone – Virtual Tour
Musical Marylebone – Virtual Tour

Medicine and cricket… that's Marylebone. Isn't it? Where showbiz and performing arts types are elbowed off centre stage by nurses, doctors and sportsmen. This tour puts the musicians back where they belong.  

Musical Kensington – Virtual Tour
Musical Kensington – Virtual Tour

"All music is here in Kensington!"

Beatles & Rolling Stones in 60s London – Virtual Tour
Beatles & Rolling Stones in 60s London – Virtual Tour

Let's get back. Beatles and Stones in 60s London. The biggest names in Rock’n’Roll. Made right here in London.

The Kinks in London – Virtual Tour
The Kinks in London – Virtual Tour

Ready, Steady, Go… Guided by Adam

5 years that changed the face of pop & rock 1964-69

4 of the unlikeliest pop stars of all-time

3 number one hits

2 warring brothers

1 unique story

The Magic of London – Virtual Tour
The Magic of London – Virtual Tour

Watch the video. It’s a small miracle – works wonders in 154 seconds. It’s an utterly charming introduction to our Virtual Tours generally and to this walk specifically. It's the handiwork of Magic of London guide Richard Walker. So it’s a chance to meet Richard. And let him tell you a little bit about the Magic of London tour – what it is and how it works. Let him show you a bit of it: magical landmarks, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, secret passageways you won’t have heard of, etc.

Sick London - Virtual Tour
Sick London - Virtual Tour

Not for the faint-hearted. From the Sweating Sickness, Leprosy and the Plague of medieval times, through the Victorian traumas of Tuberculosis and Cholera to the Coronavirus today. Guided by Russell

Rock n Roll London - Virtual Tour
Rock n Roll London - Virtual Tour

The history of Rock & Pop in London – Beatles, Stones, Hendrix THE Greatest Hits tour! Guided by Adam

Pink Floyd in London - Virtual Tour
Pink Floyd in London - Virtual Tour

Pigs WILL fly as we hit Regent Street Polytechnic, Battersea, Tottenham Court Road, Covent Garden in search of the band’s genesis and 1970s pomp.

East London Street Art – Virtual Tour
East London Street Art – Virtual Tour

exciting corner of the capital...best street art in London  Guided by Leo

Natural History Museum - Virtual Tour
Natural History Museum - Virtual Tour

From Dinosaurs and Jurassic Marine Reptiles to Hope the Blue Whale. Guided by Cambridge University Paleontologist Aaron

The Lure of the Underground - Virtual Tour
The Lure of the Underground - Virtual Tour

Reveals the secrets of the oldest underground railway in the world...ranges across engineering, design, architecture and social history. Guided by Fiona

Disastrous London - Virtual Tour
Disastrous London - Virtual Tour

So it’s historical alleyways, centuries-old architecture, the Tower of London and, yes, ahem, filthy street names. What more from an online history walk? Violence, mayhem, fire, sedition and sex. The virtual London Walk that just keeps on giving. Guided by Andrew

Musical Covent Garden Virtual Tour
Musical Covent Garden Virtual Tour

400 years of musical history and "goings-on" – Thomas Arne to Franz Zappa. You have often walked down these streets before… but did you debate the whys and wherefores of Rule Britannia? No? Then let's all go down the Strand!

OLD LONDON VIRTUAL TOUR
OLD LONDON VIRTUAL TOUR

It's the secret places and hidden history that make this virtual walk so compelling.  Guided by Russell

Bob Dylan in London Virtual Tour
Bob Dylan in London Virtual Tour

Bob Dylan in 1960 London – three visits that changed the course of popular culture  

Ghosts of the Old City – Virtual Tour
Ghosts of the Old City – Virtual Tour

At midnight London time at Halloween - join us for Ghosts of the Old City THE Virtual Tour  Guided by Adam 

Jack the Ripper Virtual Tour
Jack the Ripper Virtual Tour

“Theories! We were almost lost in theories – there were so many of them” – Chief Inspector Aberline  Guided by Richard 

Bath Day Trip
Bath Day Trip

You're invited. Come to Bath with us this Saturday – see the world's most perfect Georgian city

The Archaeology of London
The Archaeology of London

This walk tells the epic tale of the uncovering of London's past by Archaeologists...

Great Balls of Fire
Great Balls of Fire

Temperatures of more than 1000° meant everything was consumed in the inferno...

How the West End Was Won
How the West End Was Won

How a capital city emerged fit to rule the greatest empire the world had ever known...

Tower to Rotherhithe Riverside Walk
Tower to Rotherhithe Riverside Walk

The great London mix: the City, Southwark, Bermondsey and Rotherhithe – pearls on the Thames necklace

London – City of Scientific Discovery
London – City of Scientific Discovery

Guided by a Cambridge University Paleontologist

Grand Surrey Canal, Rotherhithe, Mayflower, Surrey Water, Greenland Dock
Grand Surrey Canal, Rotherhithe, Mayflower, Surrey Water, Greenland Dock

"We've got an old canal here. And a dock. And memories. And traces..."

London's East End
London's East End

Peasants' Revolt to Street Art

Myths, Legends Archeology & Origins of London
Myths, Legends Archeology & Origins of London

"compare the legends with the archaeological discoveries"

Natural History Museum Tour
Natural History Museum Tour

Guided by a Cambridge University Paleontologist.

For International Women's Day – The Wonderful Women of Marylebone
For International Women's Day – The Wonderful Women of Marylebone

"Marylebone – a magnet for so many inspiring women"

Shakespeare in the City
Shakespeare in the City

"William the Conqueror!" N.B. Guide Ian donates 100 percent of his fee to the Horizon Scandal Fund! And London Walks donates 75 percent of its commission to the Fund. 

Slow-Speed Trail of High-Speed Rail
Slow-Speed Trail of High-Speed Rail

Whoa! Wow! Peekaboo HS2 & Javelin

The Arsenal Story
The Arsenal Story

Walk the same streets as Colin Firth in Fever Pitch...

Women in Music
Women in Music

Where are the rebels? The mavericks? The writers? The virtuosi?  They’re on this tour.

Christmas Lights Photography Tour
Christmas Lights Photography Tour

London at night in its Christmas finery – preserve those memories Photography Walkshop: fun, companionable and skill-sharpening 

Tom Lehrer's London
Tom Lehrer's London

The wild card in the London Walks deck. Guided by a London Mayor. "no sense of taste or decorum"

THE CROWN
THE CROWN

several London Walks guides have been inside, met the Queen and Prince Philip. One has a contact who worked on the series...”

Streets Paved with Gold
Streets Paved with Gold

Golden words in London's heart of gold. 

William Shakespeare's London  – Guided by honey-voiced Lance
William Shakespeare's London – Guided by honey-voiced Lance

Now sits expectation in the air (Henry V)

MEDICAL SOUTHWARK
MEDICAL SOUTHWARK

Doctor-guided.

St. Albans - An England in Miniature
St. Albans - An England in Miniature

Timing is everything. Nov. 17 is Christmas Lights Switch-on; Dec. 15 is traditional Christmas Market Day

When Horses Ran London
When Horses Ran London

"how much horsepower each bus route needed – amazing eye-opener into a lost city"

Sunday Afternoon Tour de Force
Sunday Afternoon Tour de Force

Leading Actor + Theatreland = Ovation Award for Outstanding New Walk. This Sunday. Includes a major "special access" treat

The Dark Side of Celebrities' London – Scandal, Skulduggery & Conspiracy
The Dark Side of Celebrities' London – Scandal, Skulduggery & Conspiracy

"Conspiracy, scandal & skulduggery in Celebrities' London"

Building Bloomsbury
Building Bloomsbury

Eye-opening. And thrilling. London will never look the same. Saturday's Urban Geology Walk. Professional Geologist guides it.

Highbury – Grand Houses & Grander Stadiums
Highbury – Grand Houses & Grander Stadiums

History, architecture, films, the Gunners, a Ripper candidate and for good measure, a short nature walk

Cutting for the Stone
Cutting for the Stone

The Lost Hospitals of Covent Garden. Guided by a physician.

Hampstead in the Evening
Hampstead in the Evening

Shhh! It's a secret. Hampstead is the best place to be on a Saturday evening in London.

Monarchs and Maladies
Monarchs and Maladies

"their excesses, their maladies, their treatment, their cadres of medical attendants, their post-mortems..." Guided by a Physician

Volcanoes & Vanishing Oceans
Volcanoes & Vanishing Oceans

Urban Geology – Reading the Stones

Mountain Building & Meteorites in the City of London
Mountain Building & Meteorites in the City of London

Mountain building & meteorites... Zowie! London will never look the same again

The Grand Union Canal – Kensal Green to Little Venice
The Grand Union Canal – Kensal Green to Little Venice

"the Cinderella of London's canal network"

The Grand Union Canal – Little Venice & Paddington Green
The Grand Union Canal – Little Venice & Paddington Green

"a secret corner of London closed to the public for 200 years"

East India Docks – Thames – Docklands
East India Docks – Thames – Docklands

"London's only lighthouse...then on to East India Dock"

Tyburnia
Tyburnia

Tyburn tree, Baynard's water, "where they shoot soldiers", Blair, Little Beirut, the blessing of the horses, the Pets' Cemetery

The Devil's Acre
The Devil's Acre

Phwoar! Wrong side of the Westminster tracks – crime, grime and where the bodies are buried

The Peasants' Revolt Anniversary Virtual Tour
The Peasants' Revolt Anniversary Virtual Tour

"see the invisible and understand the inscrutable"

Regent's Canal – Islington to Mile End
Regent's Canal – Islington to Mile End

Jollying our way along a handsome, tree-lined canal on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Perfect.

The Grand Union Canal – Uxbridge to Denham
The Grand Union Canal – Uxbridge to Denham

"just what one might imagine a classic English village should look like"

Hampstead New Year's Eve Walk - See the Fireworks from the Roof of London
Hampstead New Year's Eve Walk - See the Fireworks from the Roof of London

Watch the Fireworks from the Roof of London. Auld lang syne in auld Hampstead.

In Focus – Lincoln's Inn Fields
In Focus – Lincoln's Inn Fields

Lincoln's Inn Fields is the concentration of the concentration.  

In Focus – Chester Square
In Focus – Chester Square

Revelation after revelation...

A Slice of India in Holi Festival Season
A Slice of India in Holi Festival Season

"It's like walking through a Punjabi village"

Wapping Tales
Wapping Tales

Few places in London catapult you back in time as fast and accurately as Wapping. Guided by Steve Fallon

Haunted London on Halloween
Haunted London on Halloween

Guaranteed Ghosts!

The Pubby Purlieus of Buckingham Palace
The Pubby Purlieus of Buckingham Palace

"secret passageways; very pretty, all-of-a-piece little old residential streets;  very pretty little old pubs;  James Bond and real-life spymasters; tons of royal-palace stuff; Shakespeare; Little Ben; etc. etc."

Wonderful Waterloo
Wonderful Waterloo

A Behind the Termini Walk. Runs this Sunday.

Target London – Guided by Retired Anti-Terrorist Branch Detective
Target London – Guided by Retired Anti-Terrorist Branch Detective

The scheduling was just a horrible coincidence. Gary must be bracing himself. He's going to get a lot of questions. 

Old Primrose Hill Village
Old Primrose Hill Village

Platonic ideal of a London village, stuccoed Italianate villas, best sightlines in London, local guide...

The Isle of Dogs
The Isle of Dogs

"there’s no other place like it in London"

Old Shoreditch & Hoxton
Old Shoreditch & Hoxton

The Home of Cool in East London...

The Artists' Colony
The Artists' Colony

"Hello to 'the Cathedral of the Arts and Crafts Movement'."

Grand Junction & Regent's Canals
Grand Junction & Regent's Canals

"one of London's 'lost rivers'"

The Regent's Canal – Mile End to Limehouse
The Regent's Canal – Mile End to Limehouse

"from the Age of Canals to cutting edge, 21-st century London"

Old Dulwich Village
Old Dulwich Village

Dulwich is a world – a hamlet – unto itself. There's no other place like it in London. Be sure to bring your camera.

Doctors' London – Guided by a Physician
Doctors' London – Guided by a Physician

Doctors' London – Pox & Plague, Leeches & Quacks. Guided by a Physician.

Strand on the Green
Strand on the Green

"London's last remaining true village" The perfect Bank Holiday Monday walk.

Kew Gardens in Springtime!
Kew Gardens in Springtime!

Spring in Kew Gardens. Includes the newly opened, breathtakingly beautiful Temperate House.

Oxford & Blenheim Palace
Oxford & Blenheim Palace

"it is a despair to see such a place and ever to leave it"

Avebury & Lacock
Avebury & Lacock

“Surpasses Stonehenge as a cathedral doth a parish church.” And the most exquisite village in England.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Three Mills & Bow Back Rivers
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Three Mills & Bow Back Rivers

An out-of-the-way, hardscrabble, forgotten corner of London is now a jaw-dropping contrast of old and new..."

The Lure of the Underground
The Lure of the Underground

"subterranean London...London created the Underground and the Underground created London" 

The Knifeman Tour - Hunterian Museum
The Knifeman Tour - Hunterian Museum

Follow Dr Barry Walsh in footsteps of the famous surgeon Dr John Hunter

Stokey - London's Misty Village
Stokey - London's Misty Village

2.30 pm on Sunday from Manor House Tube

Slavery & the City
Slavery & the City

"No country profited more from slavery and the slave trade..."

Secret London
Secret London

Secret London – every Tuesday morning

St. John's Wood
St. John's Wood

Mistresses, Mystics, Mansions, Artists, Courtesans, Cricket...

Secret Islands of Green – Hidden Gardens of the City
Secret Islands of Green – Hidden Gardens of the City

The green in the grey – the hidden gardens of the City of London.

Royal Winchester
Royal Winchester

If this excursion were a book it'd be a must-read. Rare bloom – runs once a year. Distinguished, Queen-honoured guide.

Hampton Court & Richmond &
Hampton Court & Richmond & "that" boat ride

"Best tour I've ever been on" – Hampton Court by boat on Monday, September 3

Old Hampstead Village
Old Hampstead Village

"the jewel in the crown of the London Walks programme" The New York Times

Walworth Old & New
Walworth Old & New

Open Studios Day in 'the seriously hip artists' quarter'

Leeds Castle & Canterbury
Leeds Castle & Canterbury

"loveliest castle in the world"

Hampstead Garden Suburb & Golders Green
Hampstead Garden Suburb & Golders Green

Hampstead Garden Suburb & Golders Green. Rare bloom. Only runs two or three times a year. Watch this space.

Foodies' London - The West End
Foodies' London - The West End

"the King's nickname was Tumtum, he had a 47" waist, and every night a cold roast chicken was placed beside his bedside..."

Fair Maids, Feminists & Philanthropists
Fair Maids, Feminists & Philanthropists

To mark International Women's Day

Docklands
Docklands

"...the most extraordinary letter in London's alphabet"

Cholera & Casanova
Cholera & Casanova

"Sex and death, the two subjects everybody's interested in..." Guided by a Physician

Canterbury - Across the Immense Span of Centuries
Canterbury - Across the Immense Span of Centuries

Enter another world. Step into mediaeval history. Canterbury this Saturday.

Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol & Seasonal Traditions
Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol & Seasonal Traditions

We'll deck the streets of London with balls of jolly...

Bohemian Fitzrovia
Bohemian Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia: central London's best-kept secret

Belgravia Pub Walk
Belgravia Pub Walk

"best medley of lost lanes and hidden passageways in all of London"

"Somewhere Else" London

"streets that look like an old movie shot thru a vaselined lens – there's no better sense of place in London"