Choose a walk

Please read our FAQ page for general terms and conditions of booking and cancellation/refunds policy.

Seen a walk you want to go on but can't make the date?  You can choose your own date and time for any of the walks you see on our website by booking it as a private tour.


Rob Smith (guide details)

Exploring Roman London
Wed, 18 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Track down Roman remains out on the street, in churches and even in an underground car park on this three hour walk that ends at the Museum of London
John Singer Sargent's People
Wed, 18 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at the stories of the many people painted by American artist John Singer Sargent during the late Victorian and edwardian periods
A Journal of the Plague Year
Wed, 18 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The stories of the quack doctors, brave neighbours and doom-mongers who filled London in the plague year of 1665 in Defoe's classic account
Elizabethan Islington
Wed, 25 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Step back in time to visit sites from Elizabethan Islington, where people dodged arrows in the Finsbury fields, queued at the Clerks Wells, and marvelled at the new class of rich and powerful moving into former religious buildings
The New River - Islington's Lost Waterway
Wed, 25 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The New River was one of the 17th Century's greatest feats of engineering - this walk traces its route through Islington. You'll see some of London's oldest industrial buildings sitting in a car park and a delightful park that is one of Islington's best secrets
Alexander Pope's The Dunciad
Wed, 25 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk visiting the locations mentioned in this satirical 18th century poem
Walking the Hidden River Fleet
Sun, 29 Oct
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A whole day of walking and history with Jenni and Rob, following the course of the River Fleet from springs on Hampstead Heath, to the Thames near Blackfriars
St Albans Day Out
Wed, 1 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: St Albans is just 25 minutes by train from London. Walk its historic streets with Rob in the morning, then after a pub lunch, visit Roman Verulanium, St Albans Abbey and the market.
The Real London of Peaky Blinders
Thu, 2 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore the mean streets of Clerkenwell thsat were run by the gangster Sabini - a real person portrayed by Noah Taylor in the tv series Peaky Blinders 
Paintings of London at Tate Britain
Wed, 8 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A tour of Tate Britain looking at paintings of the capital from very different artists
Six Islington Squares
Wed, 8 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at the domestic architecture of 19th century Islington. Six squares, all very different, all representing an early example of a great British invention - suburbia
True Spy Stories
Thu, 9 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk about espionage and the security services. See buildings used by MI5 and SIS past and present, and hear true tales of treachery among spies
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 15 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
20th Century Buildings in Hackney
Wed, 22 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: From the grandeur of the famous Hackney Empire, civic pride of Hackney Town Hall, and the post war simplicity of St Michael and All Angel Church, to more recent buildings like Sutton Square and Homerton Hospital, Hackney has a range of buildings built in response to a variety of needs.
Mrs Dalloway's Day
Thu, 23 Nov
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: This walk follows the route Clarissa Dalloway takes on her journey to buy flowers for her evening party in Virginia Woolf's classic London novel
A Victorian Christmas in Islington
Wed, 6 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: This walk looks at how the Victorian's celebrated Christmas in Islington - from Currant Cake at Thomas's bakers to lunch with the Boot Black Brigade
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 17 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Walking the Hidden River Fleet
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A whole day of walking and history with Jenni and Rob, following the course of the River Fleet from springs on Hampstead Heath, to the Thames near Blackfriars
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Sat, 27 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Wed, 31 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Sat, 3 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
The Royal Docks, Thames Barrier and Woolwich Ferry
Wed, 21 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in the industrial history of the Royal Docks, Thames Barrier Park and ending with a crossing of the Thames on the Woolwich Ferry
The Royal Docks, Thames Barrier and Woolwich Ferry
Sat, 24 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in the industrial history of the Royal Docks, Thames Barrier Park and ending with a crossing of the Thames on the Woolwich Ferry
Around Tripcock Ness - The History of the Thamesmead Area
Wed, 7 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in a dangerous bend in the Thames - Tripcock Ness, crossing land that was a secret military test sie before becoming London's own New Town
Around Tripcock Ness - The History of the Thamesmead Area
Sat, 10 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in a dangerous bend in the Thames - Tripcock Ness, crossing land that was a secret military test sie before becoming London's own New Town
Industrial History of Dagenham Dock
Wed, 21 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Way off the beaten track this walk threads between oil terminals and the Thames to tell the story of this famous London industrial area
Industrial History of Dagenham Dock
Sat, 24 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Way off the beaten track this walk threads between oil terminals and the Thames to tell the story of this famous London industrial area
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Wed, 18 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Sat, 21 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
Share this page:Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestEmail this to someone

Get our latest updates

Social

Contacts

Back to Top